Men can be notoriously difficult to shop for, so sometimes you have to venture into unknown territory to find something they’ll love. No matter your guy’s likes and personality, you can find plenty of awesomely unusual gifts he’s sure to use and love.
1. Man Candles
Forget the same old flowery, sweet-scented candles for women. Men need Man Candles, featuring familiar, earthy scents such as dirt, campfire, sawdust, coffee and more.
3. Big Face T-Shirts
Make a bold statement no one will be able to miss. These Big Face T-shirts feature your favorite animal boldly emblazoned on a vibrantT-shirt.
4. Makey Makey Invention Kit
Add the words “Make” and “Key,” and what do you get? Makey Makey, the invention kit that lets you turn everyday objects into touch pads and keyboards.
5. Sex Panther Cologne
It’s the officially licensed cologne from Anchorman. 60% of the time, it works every time, so pick some up as a gift for your man friend and let the hunt begin.
6. Bluetooth Gloves
For those colder climates, these comfy gloves come with Bluetooth technology that lets you take your phone calls without having to take your gloves off. They’re great for winter sports, camping, travel, and other cold weather activities.
7. Suit Pajamas
Who better to take fashion tips from than the most awesome bro on television? The suit pajamas worn by Barney Stinson on How I Met Your Mother make a perfect gift for fans of the show and awesome bros everywhere.
8. Ballpark Blueprints
If diamonds are a girl’s best friend, then baseball diamonds are a man’s best friend. Ballpark blueprints make an awesome and unique gift for guys who love the sport.
9. Fatboy Bean Bag
Fatboy Bean Bags are a more sophisticated version of the beanbags he remembers from his childhood. They’re fun, functional, and completely comfortable, making them a great gift for college dorms, bachelor pads, and mancaves.
10. Nubrella Hands Free Umbrella
Finally, a hands free umbrella that keeps you dry and warm without occupying your hands. The umbrella rests over your head and upper torso, leaving your hands free for cell phones, briefcases, and hailing a cab.
11. Beardski Ski Mask
The Beardski Ski Mask is all that is man, so pick one up for the awesome man on your gift list. It’s perfect for snowboarders, skiers, snowmobilers, and anyone who wishes he could grow a full, manly beard to keep himself warm on cold winter days.
12. Pick Punch
Guitar picks are constantly being lost and misplaced, so don’t let your musician friend worry about running out at the most inconvenient times. The Pick Punch lets him create guitar picks out of an endless supply of materials. Old ID badges, expired credit cards, and recycled hotel keys are great go-to options.
13. Campfire Cologne
Light up a piece (or several) of real cedar, oak, or birch wood chips and bask in the glorious, authentic campfire smell. Campfire cologne is aperfect gift for the outdoorsman with a day job.
14. Cardboard Animal Heads
Cardboard animal heads are the politically correct version of animal head trophies. For the nature lover, outdoorsman, or environmentalist, these decorations make a beautiful addition to the home, plus they’re a great conversation starter.
Hilarious ‘Dogs on Bikes’ Tees
He’ll love these unusual and hilarious ‘Dogs on Bikes’ tees. 15 popular breeds, all on wheeled transportation. The perfect unusual gift for dog lovers and one of the softest shirts he will ever own.
17. Warm or Cool Face Mugs
Bright, colorful stoneware mugs hold hot beverage on top and your favorite treats on the bottom. It’s great for combo snacks like milk and cookies, hot chocolate and marshmallows, or coffee and chocolate.
Use your smart phone, iPod Touch, or tablet to control the innovative Sphero. It comes with fun, free downloadable games that everyone can play.
19. Himalayan Salt Tequila Glasses
Match beauty and function with a set of tequila glasses carved from high quality, food grade Himalayan salt. The salt adds a subtle yet tasty bite to your beverage, making them a big hit at your next party.
20. Camera Lens Mug
A travel sized coffee mug features incredible detailing to look just like a camera lens.
21. Underwater Dogs
The Underwater Dogs book is a fun, funny, and delightfully surprising photo book for the dog lover on your gift list.
22. Beach Sounds Portable Speaker
Along with spring break and summer vacation comes the promise of beach trips and pool parties. If your beach tunes are stored on your smart phone or tablet, don’t risk your precious technology getting ruined by sand or stray water. Use a beach-friendly Beach Sounds portable speaker instead.
23. Voodoo Knife Block
Add a touch of dark whimsy to the kitchen with this fun and unique Voodoo Knife Block set.
24. Poler Napsack
For camping, road trips, music festivals, and all manner of lazy lounging days, enjoy the Poler Napsack. It has openings at the shoulders and bottom, so you can either keep everything cozy like a sleeping bag, or free your arms and legs for added mobility. Either way, you’ll be nice and toasty.
25. Personalized Superhero Action Figures
Tell him how awesome you think he is with an equally awesome gift that’s fit for a superhero. Or, in this case, the super hero is him. Choose his favorite hero, send in a headshot, and you’ll have a personalized superhero action figure that looks just like him.
26. Toggle Switch Plate
Turn a boring light switch into the coolest decoration in the house. Replace a regular switch plate with a mechanical toggle switch plate that’s beautifully detailed in fine steampunk fashion.
27. Star Wars Origami
Origami originated in China and Japan, but Star Wars Origami was first practiced in a galaxy far, far away. Learn how to make several Star Wars inspired projects using the fun and traditional art of paper folding.
28. Motion-Activated Candy Dispenser
Now he can have his candy and eat it, too. He can fill the candy dispenser with his favorite treat and then choose between three different settings, depending on how much candy he’d like to have dispensed. Candy poursout in its proper amount with a simple wave of the hand.
29. The Lazy Grow Leisure Suit
The Lazy Grow Leisure Suit is the ultimate in leisure loungewear. It’s a multi-use one-piece garment that features high quality fabric, a large hood with drawstrings, front pockets, and zipper closure. It’s great for lounging around in the ultimate convenience and comfort.
31. Bacon Salt
Spice up your favorite meals with this awesomely unusual and delicious bacon salt sampler.
32. Velociraptor vs. Shark Whiskey
Whiskey is the ultimate man’s drink, and Velocirator vs. Shark is the ultimate battle. Put the two together and you have the most awesomely unusual beverage for men.
33. Titanium Spork
The end all be all eating utensil is the titanium spork. It’s a spoon-fork combo made of hypoallergenic, non-toxic titanium. It’s a tough yet lightweight utensil that’s perfect for dorm rooms, man caves, and meals by the campfire.
34. Magic Wand Remote Control
For the Harry Potter fan or anyone who fancies himself a wizard, the magic wand TV remote is an awesome addition to the home entertainment system. It’s programmed to learn 13 infrared remote control moves that the user replays at his command using 13 easy-to-learn wand gestures.
35. Tiki Head Tissue Box Cover
A tiki head tissue box cover adds some humor to your décor. It’s a funny gift that will become a great conversation starter.
36. Man Crates
Man Crates are a manly take on the gift basket. Each Man Crate is filled with guy-friendly food and supplies. Choose a theme from several categories, depending on the recipient’s taste and hobbies.
37. One Stop Chop Cutting Board
The One Stop Chop Cutting Board is a raised bamboo cutting board that houses three storage drawers underneath.Keep your chopped fruits and veggies organized without any mess or hassle.
39. Fuzion Fish Eyes Rod and Wheel
A rod and reel comes with a built-in underwater camera. The reel camera lets you see under the water, transmitting the footage to the LCD screen on the rod in real time. It’s perfect for finding and catching fish, or for having fun exploring local lakes and ponds.
40. Hello Grumpy Tee
Grumpy Cat has a go at Hello Kitty, creating the Hello Grumpy tee. If your friend is a true fan of the Grumpy Cat meme, he’ll hate this T-shirt, and you for giving it to him. And everything else, for that matter.
41. Survival Bracelet
This stylish, masculine bracelet is actually a 2-in-1 survival kit. It’s made from a 16-foot parachute cord that’s accessed by unraveling the bracelet. In addition, it has a fire starter feature, in case you ever find yourself in need of warmth or light in the wilderness.
42. Chalkboard Mug
Great ideas often start after the first cup of coffee. After you’re sipping your morning cup, don’t be caught without a surface on which to capture your great ideas. The chalkboard mug serves as both a coffee mug and—you guessed it—a chalkboard.
43. Zombie Tarot
These tarot cards are more man-friendly than your typical deck: the artwork is a fun and campy zombie take on the classic tarot card theme.
44. USB Pet Rock
Most USB sticks are plain and boring, but not this one. Make your day more interesting with the USB Pet Rock. Enjoy your pet rock’s company as you work throughout the day, and you’ll also love all the attention it brings from curious onlookers.
45. Civet Coffee
Take a break from the too-fancy, overly-sweet beverages of today’s coffee culture, and choose something that goes back to coffee’s roots while remaining unique enough to satisfy a sophisticated palate. Civet Coffee is a rare and exclusive blendthat boasts atempting chocolaty flavor that begs to be savored.
This awesomely unusual gift for men is a hubless, self-propelled skate. He can take on flat ground or enjoy it at the skate park.
47. Koziol Cheese Grater
Add some character to your kitchen with this unique cheese grater. Choose from several different colors to match your taste and décor.
48. OCD Cutting Board
Satisfy your OCD with this unique kitchen tool. A beautiful wooden cutting board is adorned with exact measurements and angles, so you can get a precise cut every time.
Sugru is a nifty little tool with a variety of uses. It’s essentially an air-curing rubber that you can form into different shapes right in your hand. Use it to plug leaks, form tool handles, make rubber grips for furniture, and much more.
50. I Could Pee on This
Cat lovers know all too well how well the title fits: I Could Pee on This is a quirky book full of quips and poems that are told as though from the minds of your favorite feline friends.
51. Musuc Bag
If you can’t get comfortable in the traditional, constricting sleeping bag, the Selk’bag Lite by Musuc is the perfect alternative. It’s lightweight but warm, making it ideal for camping and outdoor adventuring.
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