34 Awesome Groom's Gifts for Your Future Husband
We've all run into an imaginative rut when thinking of gifts for our loved ones. There's even more pressure when you're shopping for your groom, especially if it's for a present he'll open on the day that you're getting married. But the world is an uncertain place right now—and if you needed to postpone your nuptials, honoring the tradition of surprising him with a groom's gift on your wedding day might feel far away. But don't stress! There's never been a better time to give him a little something just because. And we're here to make your hunt for the perfect present as easy as possible.
Our editors compiled a list of some of our favorite gifts for grooms. We've rounded up ideas in a range of price points, and the options appeal to a variety of interests. Techie husbands will love the electronics on this list. Meanwhile, stylish dudes will appreciate all of the chic and unique accessories. If your guy is into self-care, we've found grooming products and items he can pamper himself with. And if he's a cook, we've found great things for his kitchen, bar, or grill.
No matter what kind of man you're marrying, there's a gift out there that will make his big day—whenever it happens—even sweeter. And, if you're looking for presents for a different occasion, don't worry: This guide has got you covered there, too. Whether you're buying for the holidays, for your anniversary, or even for his birthday, the products we found are an amazing jumping-off point for your search. Get inspired and get shopping—the smile on his face will be so worth it.
This cashmere hoodie is the gift he didn't know he needed—but once he slides it on, it will become it his favorite.
Shop Now: Naked Cashmere "Aiden" Hoodie, $275, nakedcashmere.com.
Your trip to Italy might be canceled this year, but this candle will hold you over until you get there. With notes of mandarin trees, mimosa, and grapefruit, he'll be transported to the country's southwest region.
Shop Now: Cire Trudon Reggio Candle, $115, verishop.com.
This mobile workhorse is perfect for medium-sized jobs (think cars, decks, and patios) and removes dirt, grime, and grease with ease.
Shop Now: Martha Stewart Electric Hand-Carry Portable Pressure Washer, $119.99, snowjoe.com.
Whether he's a runner or someone who moves around a lot during the workday, every guy can benefit from a pair of wireless headphones. They provide up to nine hours of listening time per full charge, so he'll never have to worry about losing sound in the middle of a tough workout again.
Shop Now: Beats "Powerbeats Pro" Wireless Headphones, $249.95, amazon.com.
He can stream his favorite playlist through this retro speaker or toggle to his go-to oldies radio station.
Shop Now: Muzen Portable Wireless Speaker in Pistachio Green, $135, muzenaudio.com.
For the best photos, clearest quality-calling, and the latest in apps and games, he needs the new iPhone 11.
Shop Now: Apple iPhone 11, from $699, apple.com.
Whether he works with his hands or punches numbers all day long, he'll look forward to using this kit—complete with a pumice stone soap, a body wash, and matte black ceramic dish—at the end of a long day.
Shop Now: Hudson Made New York Worker's Kit, $78, hudsonmadeny.com.
If he luxuriates in hotel-provided bath robes on vacation, he'll appreciate this iteration—it was designed with that experience in mind.
Shop Now: Hillhouse Home The Men's Hotel Robe, $100, hillhousehome.com.
He'll be equipped to stay hydrated (or caffeinated) on his next camping or fishing trip with this stainless steel one-gallon jug, which is virtually indestructible.
Shop Now: YETI "Rambler" One Gallon Jug, $129.99, amazon.com.
Is he prone to razor burn? He needs a better tool. This brand's stainless steel option was developed with sensitive facial skin in mind.
Shop Now: Bevel Safety Razor, $49.99, getbevel.com.
He hasn't seen a flask quite like this. Believe it or not, it's composed entirely of stainless steel; each vessel has a unique shape thanks to a process called hydroforming.
Shop Now: Areaware Liquid Body Flask in Gloss White, $60, burkedecor.com.
If he's already established his watch collection, a new timepiece may not be the rest route to take. Instead, help him travel with three of his favorites, courtesy of this sleek case.
Shop Now: Mark & Graham Travel Watch Roll, $84.99, markandgraham.com.
Ribbed Dress Socks
Purchase this set of thin, comfortable dress socks for your groom, and Bombas will donate one to someone in need—it's a win-win.
Shop Now: Bombas Ribbed Over-the-Calf Socks, $57 for set of four, bombas.com.
These stylish shoes are comfy, lightweight, and will let his feet breath.
Shop Now: Allbirds "Wool Runners" Sneakers, $95, allbirds.com.
Wedding Band Case
Men need a place to store their wedding bands, too. This neutral catch-all is perfect for travel or his nightstand.
Shop Now: Scully & Scully Wave Leather Oval Jewelry Box, $125, scullyandscully.com.
If he's crazy about vinyl, he needs a good record player at home. This low-profile option comes from a trusted brand in the music space, so you know the quality will be just right.
Shop Now: Crosley "C6" Belt-Drive Turntable, $154.95, amazon.com.
The rose gold accents really pop against the black leather strap and face of this two-tone watch, which is perfect for everyday wear.
Shop Now: Timex "Fairfield Chronograph 41mm" Watch with Leather Strap, $109, timex.com.
If he's the cook in your relationship, treat him to personalized cooking gear, like an apron emblazoned with his name.
Shop Now: Williams Sonoma "Classic" Apron, $24.95, williams-sonoma.com.
Any occasion is worth celebrating if it means popping a Champagne bottle that's this luxe.
Shop Now: Armand de Brignac "Brut Gold" Champagne, $299.99, wine.com.
Bean Boots have been around for decades, thanks to their impressive durability. He'll love these if he has to walk to work—they expertly protect from rain and snow. Try this version for extra comfort.
Shop Now: L.L. Bean "8-Inch Thinsulate" Boots, $159, llbean.com.
If he has an automatic watch (the kind that is wound my the wrists natural movements) that he doesn't wear every day, a watch winder is key. This gadget will keep his timepiece wound and ready to go for whenever he needs it. Plus, it's stylish.
Shop Now: Wolf "Roadster" Watch Winder, $565, neimanmarcus.com.
You can't go wrong with this gift. Simple, classic, and never out of style, this black bow tie will ensure that your man's evening outfit is perfectly polished.
Shop Now: Brooks Brothers "Butterfly" Bow Tie, $89.50, brooksbrothers.com.
A classic shoehorn is a must-have for men who own footwear that they want to keep looking great. The tool makes putting on shoes a breeze, and will stop their feet from crushing the backs of their shoes.
Shop Now: Abbeyhorn Handle-Grip Shoehorn, $40, mrporter.com.
The sense of smell is closely linked with memory, so the two of you will always remember how he smelled on the day of your wedding.
Shop Now: MCMC Fragrances "Dude No. 1" Cologne, $75, mcmcfragrances.com.
Architecture and old-fashioned fun come together in this wooden set of double-sided dominoes which give you two different options for your game.
Shop Now: Mudpuppy "The Patterns of Frank Lloyd Wright" Wooden Dominoes, $29.99, dwell.com.
If your guy loves to read but hates selecting his next book, sign him up to receive five new hardcovers each month.
Shop Now: Book of the Month Subscription, from $49.99, bookofthemonth.com.
Let the pros pick five unique wedges of cheese for your guy. You can even make requests—if your groom prefers to skip the stinky options, they will gladly accommodate this preferences.
Shop Now: Saxelby Cheesemongers "Large Cheesemonger's Choice" Gift Box, $130, saxelbycheese.com.
This high carbon steel axe means he can chop firewood in style—or just feel really manly when using it as a tool around the house.
Shop Now: Barebones Axe, $135, dwell.com.
Filson products last forever, and they're stylish, too. This briefcase is made from water-repellent, wear-resistant fabric. You can also add personalized embossing.
Shop Now: Filson "Original" Briefcase, $325, filson.com.
This mini keg is great for the beer enthusiast, and looks dashing in copper.
Shop Now: Growler Werks "UKeg 128" in "Copper-Plated," $229, growlerwerks.com.
For the guy who travels light, a card case is better than a bulky wallet. This one's made from high-quality leather, and comes in a unique—but still timeless—color.
Shop Now: Shinola Leather Card Case in "Oxblood," $125, shinola.com.
This duffle bag comes in the ideal size—it's large enough for weekend trips, but isn't too bulky to comfortably carry. The worn-in look gives it rugged appeal.
Shop Now: Loyal Stricklin "Weekend Duffle" Bag in "Moss," $395, loyalstricklin.com.
If he uses his laptop a lot, give him this stylish suede case that will keep his computer safe.
Shop Now: D'alembert "Tallier" Laptop Case, $420, dalembert.com.
Every guy could use one of these. With so many different functions, you'll never be scrambling to find that bottle opener, corkscrew, scissors, or the 13 other tools that come with the knife again.
Shop Now: Victorinox "Explorer" Pocket Knife, $45, swissarmy.com.
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