No matter how much quality time you spend together and the festivals you celebrate together, nothing is more special than celebrating a loved one’s birthday. This is the day you want to make him feel special and show him that he is your world. While an occasion might not be needed to gift your boyfriend, a birthday is always special, and any gift from you will make his day guaranteed.
When choosing a gift for your boyfriend, make sure to keep his tastes in mind. After all, no one knows this better than you. There are quite a few gift options to choose from, ranging across all types of budgets and hobbies. Whatever you get, surprise him on occasion with your gift and a personalized birthday cake from Cakebuzz.
If you are running out of options and this can happen to the best of us, as sometimes you might run out of inspiration, and ideas and shopping for your boyfriend is quite the task. We have prepared a small guide for you to easily navigate through the pool of gifts to make your decision a little easier.
Personalized gifts are always a welcome touch and will be treasured for years to come. Many websites and stores offer customization services on different items, and these will provide a personal touch. They reflect the effort you put in to make them feel special and romantic. For example, a personalized keychain for his keys will remind him of you every time he reaches for them. Mugs with a picture of both of you or a photo frame of the same for his desk also make great gifts that will spark a memory every time he looks at them.
Stationery items make for great gifts. A set of pens from a reputed brand will last ages while also making him look good using them. If your boyfriend likes to draw and sketch, consider getting him a set of pencils, which can be colored or sketching pencils, that will come into use. Notebooks and diaries are also available from various brands. These can also be personalized with either a cover or even footnotes on every page, reminding him of you every time he uses it.
A guy always loves his accessories. While the options are limited, there are quite a few that make for great gifts. Jewelry items like bracelets and chains make great accessories for any outfit and complement most looks. A bracelet or chain can also be personalized with an engraving of a date or a name, just to remind him of you or an occasion. Small leather goods also make for great gifts. A new wallet that he can carry around every day and a leather belt that he can wear make for great gift options.
Shoes and bags are things that one can never have enough of and make for great gifts. Get your boyfriend a pair of new sneakers from his favorite brand, or even formal shoes that he can wear to work. A pair of the right shoes always make a man look sharp and will be well appreciated. In the case of bags, it can be one to hold his laptop and office essentials or books if he still goes to university. A travel bag will also come in handy if he is an avid traveler or has to go out of town a lot for work. These can range from cabin luggage to totes to overnight bags.
Sunglasses are another gift option that all men love. A pair of stylish sunglasses make him look dashing and not just fashionable; they protect those eyes you love. Sunglasses are available in various budget options from brands and can even be customized for people with prescription lenses.
Cater to his likes
For the guy who is constantly experimenting in the kitchen and loving being a home chef, consider something for the kitchen. A set of chef’s knives that will make his cutting and chopping easier. A cutting board for the same. A new oven mitt. A chef’s hat – probably personalized with a personal note or a picture from you. An apron that has a funny line on it. These gifts will bring a smile to his face and inspire him further, seeing that you have taken notice of his passion.
For the photography enthusiast, consider a new photography accessory. Again, this hobby runs from low budgets into lakhs, and it is recommended that you take the help of a friend if you need help figuring out what to get. A new DSLR camera is sure to blow him away. If he already owns one, consider getting him new lenses for the same. More budget-friendly options include albums or digital photo frames that he can use to display his work. Other than these, there are always options like filters and lighting accessories that will help him take his photography to another level.
For a guy who loves the outdoors and is always trekking and hiking, there are quite a few options to choose from. A new pair of trekking or hiking boots to make sure he is always firm footed. A hiking pole that will help him keep his balance at all times. New camping gear for the nights he wants to spend on the mountain. These can range from tents to cooking accessories like a portable stove to solar lamps. A trekking bag that can hold all his essentials. The possibilities are endless, and take your time to figure out which one he needs the most.
For an automotive enthusiast, the gifting options are many. If he loves driving, consider getting him a pair of driving gloves or boots that will allow him to get more control over the car. Accessories for his car, like a new steering sleeve or cleaning accessories, are also great gifts. If he is into motorcycles, nothing makes a better gift than a new motorcycle jacket.
A must-have for any biker, it makes him look stylish and also protects him from the elements. A helmet, gloves, or other protective riding gear also make for great gifts. Finally, a subscription to his favorite auto magazine is a gift that will remind him of you every month.
For the fitness enthusiast, consider getting him a gift that will help him reach his goals faster. A fitness tracker, a new pair of workout gloves, a new set of dumbbells, a yoga mat all make for options to be considered. Even a pair of shoes specifically built for training and workouts is something that most people do not have and make for excellent gifting options. There are ones from Nike and other brands that can even be customized to suit personal tastes and color schemes, and these are a great option.
Electronic items are also lovely gifting options for your boyfriend. A new mouse or mouse mat for his laptop if he doesn’t have one. A new tablet or smartphone. A nice pair of noise-canceling headphones. A pair of wireless earbuds. The options are many.
Take some time to think of what he would like and a gift that will further his hobbies and passions while also reminding him that you and your relationship will be remembered for years to come. Most of all, spend some quality time together on his birthday, which is the greatest gift anyone can receive.