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30 Birthday Gifts for Him Any Guy Will Love

His birthday is coming up. Get him a gift that will make it a special one.

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The big day deserves an epic gift, but finding the right birthday gift for him can be a difficult task. Any gift you give should be well-thought-out, but a birthday gift should be just a bit more thoughtful than what you'd buy on other gifting occasions. Think of what he loves to do in his off time, what brings him joy, what his hobbies are — this is where you should focus. Whether he loves riding his bike, coming up with the perfect outfit and/or testing new recipes in the kitchen, these are the 30 best birthday gifts for him across a wide variety of budgets, styles, etc.

Outerknown
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Outerknown Nostalgic Sweater

This sweater calls back to a vintage surf and skate era but does it with a modern fit and materials. Whenever you buy from Outerknown, you know you're getting an earth-friendly garment.

Huckberry
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The Loftie Alarm Clock

We all know we shouldn't be looking at our phones late into the night. We probably also shouldn't be using it first thing in the AM. This alarm clock will give him the sleep hygiene boost he needs.

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Bellroy Work Folio A5

With a gorgeous leather exterior, secure zipper closure and a trio of notebooks, this is one of the best gifts for the business-minded guy. It also has pockets and storage for wallet contents, a pen and more.

Hamilton
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Hamilton Khaki Field Mechanical

He's a watch guy, but you don't know what to get. This watch is the perfect combination of high-quality and affordability, plus looks damn good. It is one of our favorite field watches you can buy.

Uncommon Goods
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Make Your Own Hot Sauce Kit

Hot Sauce is all the rage right now and it seems like there is one for every type of cuisine. If he loves hot sauce, why not help him make some for himself?

Amazon
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Polaroid Originals Now I-Type Instant Camera
Now 17% off

Help him capture all of the best moments in his life with this camera — upgraded from Polaroids of the old days with auto-focus and sharp, vivid color.

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Woodford Reserve Bourbon Bitters Bundle

Bitters are an essential addition to any mixologist's bar setup. With a bunch of flavors from a lauded distiller, he'll use these to make any kind of boozy concoction he can think of.

Huckberry
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Ooni Koda 12 Pizza Oven

For the chef who already has everything for his kitchen, an Ooni pizza oven is a great gift. This oven fires up to 950°F in just 20 minutes and can cook a pizza in under 60 seconds.

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PAX 3 Vaporizer - Complete Kit

If lighting a joint or ripping a bong isn't his preferred way to smoke, give him our favorite vape instead. This one from PAX Labs is versatile and super simple to use.

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Houseplant Standing Ashtray

Hailing from Seth Rogen's lauded smoking home goods brand, this ashtray is perfect for cigars, joints and/or whatever else he wants to smoke. And its standalone construction means he can put it anywhere and just sit back and relax.

Courtesy
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Old Forester 1920 Prohibition Style Bourbon

For the whiskey lover, there is nothing better than getting a bottle of hooch as a birthday gift. This bottle is one of our favorite elevated bourbon options you can buy.

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Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug 2

Sometimes the only thing to get him through the day is hot coffee. If he wants his coffee hot longer than a few minutes, get the Ember Mug, which maintains the coffee at drinking temperature for 80 minutes (or all day if charging).

Fly By Jing
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Fly By Jing Triple Threat

If he loves cooking up meals inspired by Asian recipes or is just interested in making everything taste better, this kit will be a great addition to his spice rack.

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Cameo Celebrity Greeting

Whether its an athlete, musician and/or some other kind of multi-hyphenate celebrity, if he has someone he idolizes, he'd probably love getting a personalized birthday greeting from them. Cameo can make that happen and turn you into a b-day hero.

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Salomon X Ultra 3 Mid GTX Hiking Boots

Our pick for the best all-around hiking boots, these Solomons are perfect for the guy that likes to get out there and hit the trails. And now that the weather is warming up, the timing is perfect for hiking.

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Ray-Ban Aviator Classic Sunglasses

One of the most iconic pair of sunglasses ever designed, aviators are great for a variety of face shapes and will never go out of style. If he needs a new pair of shades, you can't go wrong with these on his b-day.

Lululemon
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Lululemon Pace Breaker Short

One of our favorite pairs of running shorts, the Lululemon Pace Breaker is sweat-wicking, super comfortable and has pockets. Plus it comes in a bunch of colors and three lengths.

Brightland
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Brightland The Duo

Let's face it, he's probably not using quality olive oil at home. This duo from Brightland features two types of extra virgin olive oil made to complement any meal he can dream up.

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GrowlerWerks uKeg Go Carbonated Growler

Whether he likes to brew his own beer, craft kombucha at home or just wants a way to dispense bubbly cocktails, that can all be managed with this portable carbonated growler from GrowlerWerks. For mixologists, this is an outstanding birthday gift.

Converse
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Converse Chuck 70
Converse

This is a sneaker we all know, we all love and will never go out of style. No matter how he dresses, these Chucks will improve his wardrobe in an instant.

Nordstrom
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Le Labo Santal 33 Eau de Parfum

When you smell good, you feel good. Santal 33 from Le Labo is one of the most popular fragrances you can get right now — his nose (and your nose) will thank you.

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Adsum Classic Plaid Worksheet

A plaid workshirt will literally never go out of style. This one from Adsum is made from 265 GSM custom flannel that will last forever.

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Q Timex Reissue 38mm Stainless Steel Bracelet Watch

Q Timex has been one of Timex's most exciting lines of watches over the past few years, resurfacing designs from the 60s and 70s and optimizing them for modern times.

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G.H. Bass Logan Flat Strap Weejuns

Sneakers are cool, but he can't wear them all the time. Loafers are a serious sartorial flex — they look good with just about everything and can easily be worn year-round.

Masterclass
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Masterclass Gift Subscription

A Masterclass subscription will give him the chance to explore every aspect of his creativity, from screenwriting with Aaron Sorkin to cooking the perfect meal with Gordon Ramsay.

Amazon
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Apple AirPods Pro 2

Whether he loves his Apple gear or just needs to retire his old wired headphones, AirPods Pro are the perfect option to help him upgrade. These are one of the most popular products among Gear Patrol readers.

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RRL Indigo Denim Jacket

For the dude who loves fashion, is riding the Western wave (or both), this denim jacket from RRL is the perfect elevated choice to gift.

Amazon
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Theragun Mini

For the fitness buff, recovery is one of the most important aspects of a workout. This percussion massager from Theragun is a great way to end a hard run or gym session.

Amazon
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Fluance RT81 Turntable

Our Smart Spend pick for all-in-one turntables, the Fluence RT81 has everything he needs to start his vinyl experience. Honestly, records do just sound better than anything else.

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