There are a lot of special occasions in Australia that call for gift-giving among your loved ones. But what if you’re looking for a gift for a man who has everything? Should you be opting for other means instead?
Well, not really. The perfect time to give your man a gift is especially when he has everything! It is your chance to show them that you care for them as deep as how you know them. The trick is finding gifts for men that are witty, unique, and with a hint of a personal touch.
Here are a few tips to make your search easier:
- Gift the essentials
These are the things he truly needs in his everyday activities. This gift will either be something he needs a constant supply of, such as basic hygiene items. Or a better version of an item he constantly uses. These are usually things that do not need fitting, like clothes. Since sizing varies in stores, it isn’t easy to buy the right size. That’s why I go for fundamentals. Think of luxury soaps or quality fiber cloths for his tech gear. Gifts like these may look general, but the receiver will appreciate the practicality and feel that you care about the little things in his life.
- Surprise him with convenience
This tip is a unique spin on the first one. This time, find something your guy doesn’t know he needed. You have to be a bit more observant for this. Try to identify a gap in his everyday routine. Is there a tiny inconvenience he expressed more than a few times but haven’t got the time to fix? Perhaps he’s the type who doesn’t like carrying too many things and will appreciate multi-use tools. For example, a multi-use lap station desk and an 8-in-1 pen tool. Make his life a little easier with these smart items.
- Relieve the stress
Show him that you are there for times he needs the most support. Even in simple times like taking breaks from a heavy workload. Get him some witty squishy toys. These stress balls serve as distractions from high-stress situations, and studies say they help relieve anxiety.
- One more collectible
Collectibles are popular choices in gifts for men. One can never have too many collectibles. That’s why they’re called collectibles! Do take a second look at his favorite games, books, films and other hobbies. Find a quirky item to add to his collection. If possible, tie it up with his favorite activity. For example, get him a Game of Gnomes Garden Gnome if he’s into gardening and Westeros.
- Gift between the lines
There must be a running joke between the two of you that has become a staple in your conversations. Think of an inside joke you have and plan your gift around that. There’s a range of items you can choose that only the two of you know the connection. Maybe you both see a hidden meaning in a simple lamp, mug, or novelty household items. There’s nothing more personal than relieving a funny memory both of you enjoyed.
A thoughtful gift is a non-verbal way to express your feelings towards another. Even the smallest gift carries the greatest emotional value when chosen with care. And that makes all the difference.