52 Awesome Gifts for Your Groomsmen
When it comes to the guys, classic gifts will never disappoint. While they're always happy with the basics—think: tools, money and tie clips, shaving sets, flasks, and gadgets—don't let that stop you from getting creative when picking out presents for your groomsmen. After all, the guys in your wedding party have been with you through thick and thin, and now they're planning the bachelor party, preparing toasts, and standing up with you as you exchange vows. They do it all without being asked twice. Why? Because they love you—even if they have silly ways of showing it.
Honor their humor and support with a token of thanks in the form of groomsmen gifts. Whether you're shopping for gifts for the wedding day or the holidays, we've sourced several seriously special items (and some traditional ones, too) that work for groomsmen and best men alike. With a hot sauce set, a David Bowie photo book, shaving serum, and bar cart upgrades, there's something here that'll make even your gruffest groomsmen crack a grin.
These groomsmen gift ideas range from practical to indulgent but they all have one thing in common: Every guy will absolutely love them. And since there's so many things he'll actually use—like a Polaroid camera, a portable speaker, and a business card holder—you cann consider shelling out for these gifts money well spent. Here, thoughtful, quirky, and guy-approved gifts that every groom's best friends will get a kick out of.
Crystal Beer Glasses
With this collection of crystal beer glasses, your groomsmen will be ready to go no matter what type of ale or lager they like best. Gift the set with a hand-picked six-pack and make plans to have a drink together.
Sempli "Monti-Taste" Hand-Blown Crystal Beer Glass Set, $100 for four, ahalife.com
This speaker is small, but it's mighty. The waterproof casing comes with a strap, so he can take it wherever he goes—and to your suite on the big day when it's time to get ready and turn up the volume.
Bose "SoundLink Micro Bluetooth" Speaker, $99.95, bose.com
Ice Mold Set
He'll be the coolest home bartender, thanks to this spherical ice cube mold, which creates a globe that slowly melts and doesn't dilute the libation he's mixed up.
Martha Stewart Collection 2-Piece Sphere Ice Mold Set, $19, macys.com
If your friends are new to the world of the slow shave, give each of them this set of products and accessories.
The Art of Shaving Unscented Starter Kit, $30, theartofshaving.com
Business Card Holder
He may be a minimalist, but he still wants to stay in touch. This slim leather wallet allows him to carry business cards (or his ID and credit card) without bulking up his pocket.
Jil Sander Business Card Holder Wallet, $150, needsupply.com
A mid-sized duffle with a removable shoulder strap that's large enough to hold anything he needs for your bachelor party but small enough for a weekend away is something he'll get tons of use out of.
Herschel "Sutton" Duffle in "Forest Night/Black," $59.99, hershel.com
Food and Drink Gift Box
Give him a box of culinary treats, like bourbon-infused honey, pine syrup, salted peanuts, and shortbread cookies, with a few ingredients that will up his cocktail game: a hangover tonic and Moscow Mule kit.
Teak and Twine "The Gentleman" Gift Box, $97, teakandtwine.com
Give this suitcase-style portable BBQ to your groomsmen and you'll always have someone (and somewhere) to flip burgers and dogs with.
Gentlemen's Hardware Portable Barbeque, $77, thecompanystore.com
If he's a frequent traveler, he will appreciate this TSA-friendly solid cologne, made with a base of beeswax and jojoba oil and a scent that mixes herbs, leather, pipe tobacco, wood, fresh air, and a hint of ale.
Misc. Goods Co. "Underhill" Solid Cologne, $60, kaufmann-mercantile.com
Your groomsmen probably live all over the country, but these glasses are available in two dozen different city motifs, so you can find a set that's right for him.
Brian Johnson Urban Map Glass, $16, uncommongoods.com
Your brothers and friends might buy themselves luxurious shaving creams, candles, or socks, but they'll be ready for a pampering session when you send them the good stuff. If he cares about keeping up appearances, he'll thank you when he receives this selection of products.
Of a Kind "The Guy Set," $99, ofakind.com
This is one classy flask, and its handsome exterior makes it a solid option to give on your wedding day.
Moore & Giles Fine Leather-Wrapped Flask, $105, ahalife.com
Personalized Tie Bars
Available in stainless steel, brass, or copper, these personalized tie bars are gifts that keep on giving. Your friends can use them on your wedding day, at future formal events, or at work.
Hank & Jean Jewelry Personalized Tie Bar, $22, etsy.com
Emergency Bottle Opener
This funny gift is still a practical one—it allows anyone to open a bottle of beer and share a laugh.
Paladone Emergency Bottle Opener, $11.50, us.asos.com
Weekend Toiletries Kit
This small aluminum case contains the necessities for a weekend away: shampoo, face wash, face cream, a toothbrush, and toothpaste. He'll be set when he has to travel for your wedding.
Men's Society Weekend Wash Kit, $35, eastdane.com
Frequent travelers swear by packing cubes. Your groomsmen will, too—particularly when he has to organize his suitcase for your destination wedding weekend.
Flight 001 "F1 Spacepack Set" of Packing Cubes, $98, eastdane.com
Letterpress Note Cards
You two many communicate by text and email, but he'll still appreciate a nice set of stationery. Order letterpressed cards with his name on the top.
Seaborn Press "Bolt Modern" Personalized Letterpressed Note Cards, $50 for a set of 20, etsy.com
Homemade Gin Kit
This kit gives a whole new meaning to the question, "Can I make you a drink?" It contains all the tools and ingredients to turn a bottle of generic vodka into a flavorful blend of gin.
Old Faithful Shop Homemade Gin Kit, $74.95, oldfaithfulshop.com
If he's a hipster, this retro, '80s-designed original Polaroid camera is right up his alley.
Polaroid 600 Camera, $129.99, us.polaroidoriginals.com
This compact wallet will hold all of his cards and currency, without bulking up his jean pocket.
Herschel "Edward" Wallet, $29.99, herschel.com
Here's a grape-based gin that was spotlighted in the Wall Street Journal, so your chances of him liking it are pretty good.
Terra Botanical Gin, $39.99, mashandgrape.com
This is a man's version of a Victoria's Secret body mist—just don't tell him that.
Happy Spritz "Rugged Gentleman" Spray, $25, happyspritz.com
Mason Jar Mug
His cold brew will taste even better when served in a leather-sleeved mason jar mug.
Loyal Stricklin "The Aviator Mug," $29.99, loyalstricklin.com
Notes of electricity, panicgrass, ozone, and concrete make this candle perfect for groomsmen.
D.S. & Durga "Concrete After Lightning" Candle, $65, dsanddurga.com
Turn your groomsmen into master mixologists with this collection of vintage cocktail recipes.
The Artistry of Mixing Drinks, $11.95, barnesandnoble.com
Army Green Backpack
Upgrade his commuter backpack with this olive-green option, complete with a tech sleeve and organizer pockets.
State "Nevins" Backpack, $95, eastdane.com
With a silicone-coated loop magnet, this battery-powered lantern easily clips to camping gear.
Snow Peak "Mini Hozuki" LED Lantern, $42.95, snowpeak.com
Woven iPhone Charging Cable
This black-and-white charging cable is an essential.
Native Union Belt 1.2M Cable in "Zebra," $25, eastdane.com
Keep his favorite liquor ice cold—without watering down the taste, of course.
Williams Sonoma Whiskey Cubes, $39.95 for two, williams-sonoma.com
Buy your groomsmen matching sets, and have them wear them with their tuxes on the big day.
Happy Socks "Half-Stripe" Sock, $12, happysocks.com
"David Bowie Is"
This volume grants him access to the legend's personal archive of costumes and artwork—and is also a book his wife would want on her coffee table.
David Bowie Is, $49.50, barnesandnoble.com
Cheese of the Month Club
Send 1.5 lbs. of cheese straight to his door and see how fast he thanks you.
Cheese of the Month Club, $275 for a four-month membership, murrayscheese.com
Travel Shave Kit
If he's traveling to your wedding, keep his five o'clock shadow at bay with this compact shave kit.
Proraso Travel Shave Kit, $15, urbanoutfitters.com
Hot Sauce Set
For the guy who is constantly slathering on Sriracha, gift this spicy and tangy set.
Señor Lechuga Hot Sauce "The Collection" Set, $34, senorlechugahotsauce.com
This preppy cotton PJ set can be monogrammed with each guy's initials.
J. Crew "Cotton Poplin" Pajama Set, $79.50, jcrew.com
Chocolate Sea Salt Potato Chips
His favorite guilty pleasure snack just got even better, thanks to a healthy coating of milk chocolate.
Lolli and Pops Chocolate Sea Salt Potato Chips, $18, lolliandpops.com
If you know each guy's favorite type of music, curating a monthly package of records he'll love is as simple as taking a quiz.
Vnyl Trio Subscription, $39 per month for 3 records, vnyl.org
This heavy-duty hooded robe is lined with fleece, which makes it perfect for quick winter dog walks.
Wings + Horns "Cabin Fleece" Robe in "Charcoal," $184, shop.wingsandhorns.com