For many of us, choosing the best gifts for a husband is not an easy task. Unfortunately, flowers and chocolates would not amaze them just like women does; it’s likely that dad’s wants and needs aren’t as concise. You might see your men eyeing a fancy watch at the mall and you think he likes it. The next thing you will hear him claiming he’s a chill guy who doesn’t care about materialistic things.
Men’s personality can make it tough to select the best gift, but we’ve gathered a list of surprise gifts for husband that are guaranteed to leave any man in awe this Father’s Day — no matter what his taste is like.
Shop easily this year by checking out our favorite thoughtful thank you gift ideas, below. Our list includes everything from fancy toys to the most-coveted kicks, all at a wide range of price points.
1. Brandblack Men’s Aura II Sneakers
Whether he’s the kind of guy who likes to hit the gym or is someone who prefers a leisurely stroll, these cool sneakers will help him dress the part. A pair of shoes is one of the best appreciation gifts for your husband.
Shop It: $220; barneys.com.
2. Eyevan 7285 Model 752 Sunglasses
Upgrade your man’s stash with this cool aviators. This designer vintage pair has the aesthetic that’ll take him back in time. This is an amazing birthday gift for husband.
Shop It: $480; barneys.com.
3. Malin + Goetz Peppermint Shampoo
Pamper him with this intoxicating peppermint shampoo will surely turn his shower into an instant spa. Give him that relaxation this is one of the best gifts to say thank you for helping.
Shop It: $36; amazon.com.
4. Lotuff Leather Duffel Travel Bag with Pocket
How about this classic bag that would still be great in shape after decades of being tucked away from your Grandpa’s attic? Elegant, classy and unique birthday gift for husband!
Shop It: $180; amazon.com.
5. Herschel Full-Zip Hoodie
He’s frugal and not sure what to send a man? Try getting him a cool and stylish hoodie. Affordable and no need to spend a ton of money. He will surely appreciate it.
Shop It: $90; herschel.com.
6. KitchenAid Artisan Series 5 Quart Tilt-Head Stand Mixer in Apple Cider
Get this one if your husband is not just the head of the family but also the captain of the kitchen. This could be the best gift for husband on an anniversary, let him know how you appreciate his cooking.
Shop It: $380; amazon.com.
7. Tokyobike Classic Sport 8-Speed Bicycle in Matte Ivory
Shop It: $900; needsupply.com.
8. Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Low Top
For the man who feels The Sandlot told the story of his childhood.
Shop It: $50; converse.com.
9. Rag & Bone Manston Bomber
If he would like to slay a bomber jacket in his 50s just like Obama, get him a black one. Cool, but still on the safe and classic side. I would like to consider a jacket as a romantic gift for husband.
Shop It: $595; rag-bone.com.
10. Happy Socks Half-Stripe Socks
It’s time for dad to spice up his outfit. Let’s start with the socks. Another unique birthday gift for husband.
Shop It: $12; amazon.com.
11. Christian Louboutin Men’s Red-Runner Mixed Material Sneakers
If your dad is on the luxe designer side, this one will complete his wardrobe.
Shop It: $480 amazon.com.
12. Bowers & Wilkins PX Wireless Noise Cancelling Over-the-Ear Headphones
If he’s into music — these are the high-end headphones the man deserves. Thank your husband for everything by playing a song for him using high-end headphones.
Shop It: $229; amazon.com.
13. Movado Modern 47
After wearing this watch, he’ll feel like he owns a Fortune 500 company. This is a perfect first wedding night gift for husband. He will definitely remember that first night every time.
Shop It: $595; movado.com.
14. Reebok Classics x Pyer Moss Daytona Bomber
If your dad’s fascinated in the ’80s? Meet him halfway with a modern take on his favorite throwback jacket.
Shop It: $180; reebok.com.
15. Tom Ford Beauty Costa Azzurra Acqua Eau de Parfum
Everyone needs a great cologne, and this one’s fresh and light enough for him to wear every day. Write up a simple letter to make it more personalized gifts for your husband’s birthday.
Shop It: $128; mrporter.com.
16. Want Les Essentials Kastrup Leather-Trimmed Backpack
If a gym bag is too casual and briefcase is too formal, this option will meet dad’s work needs right in the middle. This is a thoughtful thank you gift idea. Because of this bag, he will surely bring almost everything he needs.
Shop It: $525; amazon.com.
17. Versace Eyeglasses
Age with style with this pair of fashionable glasses. Well another unique birthday gift for husband.
Shop It: $270; lenscrafters.com.
18. Lacoste Men’s Flowing Print Swim Trunks
Dad will surely hit the beach (or pool) in style this summer with this swimwear. This is also a creative gift idea for husband birthday.
Shop It: $70; amazon.com.
19. Uniqlo Men’s Long-Sleeve Pajama
If he has been sleeping in the same pajamas since ’96, a matching set will help upgrade his pajama game. The best gift for husband on an anniversary, agree?
Shop It: $9.9; uniqlo.com.
20. Jo Malone Pomegranate Noir Scent Surround Room Spray
This is the perfect gift for the father who tends to call out his kids for making the house smell bad. Don’t forget to include this in your thank you gifts for dad.
Shop It: $136; amazon.com.
21. CB2 Acrylic Chess Set
People will definitely admire this fun yet decorative chess set when they stop by the house.
Shop It: $149; cb2.com.
22. Cuisinart Compact AirFryer
If the guy loves to fry but is also having a conscious effort to be healthier, Cuisinart’s AirFryer is a must-have.
Shop It: $100; target.com.
23. Everlast Nevatear 100 lb. Heavy Bag
Help your dad kickstart his workout routine, or save on his gym membership, with a punching bag.
Shop It: $105; amazon.com.
24. Guess Reversible Belt
For the one who wants nothing and appreciates everything.
Shop It: $44; guess.com.
25. Sandro Striped Stretch Cotton-Blend Shirt
Whether he goes in the Hamptons or is a Miami for vacation, he’ll get good use out of this summer-ready shirt.
Shop It: $220; mrporter.com.
26. Gucci Maison De L’Amour Mug
Don’t mind the saying and give dad the fanciest coffee cup he’ll ever own.
Shop It: $290; farfetchcom.
27. Nespresso VertuoPlus Grey
Is your dad trying to cut back on his daily Starbucks habit? This Nespresso will surely help him save a few bucks.
Shop It: $179; amazon.com.
28. Be Extraordinary The Sprit of Bentley
Is he still a little dollar short of buying his first Bentley? No worries. Give this book and put him in the league — sort of. Put a little dedication to make it more personalized gifts for husband’s birthday.
Shop It: $195; amazon.com.
29. Maison Labiche Live Victoriously T-Shirt
If dad knows he doesn’t have to wait for a special occasion to celebrate life (or have a drink), he’ll love the Live Victoriously capsule collection from Maison Labiche, in collaboration with Grey Goose.
Shop It: $62; maisonlabiche.com.
30. Maison Margiela
If he likes to hide his sort-of expensive taste in plain sight? This one is a perfect surprise gift for husband.
Shop It: $319; saks.com.
31. G-Star Raw 3301 Straight Jeans
This quality pair of jeans will withstand the test of time and his active lifestyle.
Shop It: $180; g-star.com.