I personally think the best gifts are thoughtful and useful.
Here are 5 Groomsmen Gift ideas that are not so basic:
1. Wireless Headphones.
This day in age, anyone can use a good pair of headphones, whether for travel, working out, or on public transportation.
Amazon offers this pair of Mpow wireless headphones that has great reviews.
2. Personalized Robes.
Nothing beats a soft robe that you can wrap yourself up in like a burrito. Keyword here is soft. Some men say they don’t care about texture. *Buzzer sound.* Not true. Men love how something feels whether they realize it or not. My partner said he didn’t care about how soft a towel is until he used the ones at my house. Ahhh, I love being right. Don’t skimp on quality and texture!
Brooks Brothers offers this classic Supima robe. Added bonus – it can be monogramed!
3. Stylish Laptop Bag.
Nordstrom offers a WIDE range of laptop bags for men of any taste. Hipster, bro, preppy, Wall Street – they got it all.
4. Personalized Flask.
I see this gift A LOT at weddings but they are usually engraved with simply a name. The thing that would make it a great gift is if what is written on it is an inside joke.
One time I gave my bestie a mug with a cartoon poo emoji on it – a silly “whatever” gift. Recently we were Facetiming and he said as he was drinking his morning coffee, “This is my favorite mug.” I said, “Seriously? I got it for you as a joke.” He said he likes it because it’s thoughtful (we have ongoing jokes about the poo emoji).
Groovy Guy Gifts offers many gifts that can be personalized. Don’t just put a name – make it thoughtful so the person receiving the gift remembers, “THIS is why we are friends.”
My personal flask. I bring it with me sometimes to shoot weddings. J/k. Or AM I?
5. Sleeping Bags for a Camping Trip.
Who says the fun ends after the wedding? Healthy couples maintain a strong social circle throughout their marriage.
Plan a camping trip (or any kind of group trip) for after the wedding. It could be sleeping bags, tickets to a game, golfing, (another) trip to Vegas, or whatever your group interests are. Experiences + quality time with friends is priceless.
What is the best Groomsmen present you’ve ever seen or received? I’d love to hear!