Men are often known to be hard to buy for, and purchasing gifts for your best man and groomsmen can be just as difficult. Whether you're looking for gifts to give them on the wedding day or for the holidays, we've compiled some ideas that are both useful and fun.
From make-your-own-alcohol kits and personalized glassware to elements for the perfect shave and a pocket-size emergency kit, there's something for every groomsman on your list. Gift them all the same present for cohesion on your wedding day, or choose your favorite item that fits their individual personalities. Did we miss something? Let us know what you'll be gifting your past, present, or future groomsmen in the comments!
View 10 holiday gift ideas for your best man or groomsmen below. Click on each photo to learn more about the products, and keep your eye out for Cyber Monday and extended Black Friday sales.
Nearly every groomsman says the best part of a wedding is the music, so why not gift your best man with a three-speed turntable that plays their favorite vinyl record in a vintage-inspired, portable design. "Cruiser" turntable, $80 by Crosley Radio; nordstrom.com
Since this shaving kit meets TSA guidelines, it's the perfect gift for groomsmen who will be attending your destination wedding. The badger-hair shaving brush, pre-shave oil, shaving cream, and after-shave balm pump will ensure they have the optimal shave in time for your ceremony. Mid-Size Shaving Kit, $50 by The Art of Shaving; theartofshaving.com
Help your groomsmen get in the holiday spirit with peppermint body soap and shaving cream! The products are fitting for festivities during the winter, but they will also be much appreciated year-round. "Peppermint Shaving Cream" ($27) and "Peppermint Body Soap" ($24), both by The Art of Shaving; macys.com and bloomingdales.com
Since groomsmen don't have the luxury of carrying a purse, it's sometimes difficult to have on-the-go necessities when needed. This pocket-sized personal kit is filled with 15 essentials such as collar stays, a lint brush, and stain remover to ensure they're always prepared. "How to Be a Gentleman Kit," $18 from BHLDN; bhldn.com
For the groomsmen who love to drink, why not give them a gift that keeps on giving? They'll enjoy creating a unique, home-blended gin and may even share it with you on the wedding day! "The Homemade Gin Kit," $50 by W&P Design; bloomingales.com
An ideal gift for groomsmen taking part in your destination winter wedding, these swim trunks featuring a fun, ski motif will remind them of the snowy conditions in most areas of the world while they're relaxing poolside before the nuptials. "Mahina" swim trunks, $295 by Vilebrequin; bloomingales.com
Everyone loves a good old-fashioned glass, and this gold-rimmed glassware features a gilt letter that can be selected for each groomsman. Why not share a toast for the wedding with a personalized touch? "Gold Monogram Double Old-Fashioned Glass," $14.95/each by Williams-Sonoma; williams-sonoma.com
Skip the personalized koozie and gift groomsmen with a freezable beer glass that doubles as a built-in coaster and keeps their favorite brews chilled for up to two hours. "Freezable Beer Glasses," $34.95 (set of 2) by Rabbit; williams-sonoma.com
If one of your groomsmen's favorite go-to cocktail is a gin and tonic, then why not gift him with a tonic-scented candle? The spa-worthy candle is the perfect complement to a home office in need of some aromatic help, and pairs perfectly with the make-your-own-gin kit above! "Tonic Scented Candle," $75 by Clarins; clarins.com
For more holiday gift inspiration, browse our gift guides for bridesmaids, newly engaged couples, and the newlyweds' home. View the rules of etiquette for the wedding party, read a groom's advice for other grooms, and discover a checklist of must-have items for the groom to remember on the wedding day.