Google “best gifts for boyfriend” and you may find yourself wading through pages and pages of middle-shelf brown liquors, various bottle openers and keychains, cushioned socks, and extremely swagless (but comfortable) sneakers. So, namely, good gifts for, like, a disappointing father-in-law? You can do better, and we can lend a hand, in the latest installment of our best gift ideas series.
The ideal gift for a boyfriend just tick a few boxes. First, let’s make sure it sparks joy (duh). Second, it should level up his style whether or not the gift is actually clothing-related. Third, this gift should set the bar higher for the gifts that you’ll be receiving from him in the future. If you can hit all three qualities in one gift and it’s also something you might borrow or enjoy from time to time—like a minimalist cardigan or a luxe couch throw—well, then you’ve really aced it. And, of course, we only rounded up the gift ideas that nail each of those criteria.
Here are a vast selection of thoughtful gift options to get the gears turning, from gaming gadgets to skincare sets and beyond that’ll make your boyfriend so much more appreciative of you. Together, let’s make the Google search results page for “best gifts for boyfriend” something we can all be proud of.
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