The day you and your partner became a happy couple is one of the most important days of the year. It brought you and your significant other together and is a celebration of your love. Once a year, the both of you celebrate that wonderful day by reaffirming your love and desire for one another. (We hope.)
But finding the perfect gift for your anniversary gets harder every year. What do you get for the man who has everything? (AKA you.) That’s where we come in.
From weekend bags to wine subscription services, cameras to cocktails, we’ve gathered the best gift ideas for the special man in your life. Even if he has everything, we bet he doesn’t have everything on this round-up. We also included gifts that can drop subtle hints and ideas about how you can spend more time together. (Awww.) Maybe you want to travel more, or maybe you want to document your lives a bit better — either way, there’s a gift for that.
We’ve rounded up 20 very thoughtful gifts that he’ll surely love, while also letting him know you hold him dear in your heart. Here are the best anniversary gifts for the man in your life:
Leather travel duffle
Every man needs a good travel bag or weekender. Something big enough to get through a few days on the road, but small enough to fit in an airplane overhead compartment. Luufan’s leather travel duffle, which is made from 100% Italian oiled leather, makes for a great anniversary gift because it’s practical, stylish, and drops a subtle hint that you should take a trip together.
Canon Black EOS Rebel Digital Camera
While everyone has a capable camera attached to their smartphone, there’s nothing like taking photos on a dedicated digital camera. The Canon Black EOS Rebel Digital Camera makes a great anniversary gift because it shows that you’re both sentimental *and* practical. This Canon camera features an 18-55mm zoom lens and state-of-the-art auto white balance and image processing.
An iPad will always make for a great anniversary gift because it’s small and compact enough to take anywhere, but smooth enough to watch movies and play mobile games. It has a great 9.7-inch Retina Display for supreme clarity with sharp resolution and a Rose Gold exterior for style. No matter where your man goes, you can stay in contact with him with a sharp HD camera during FaceTime sessions.
Gentleman Jon’s Deluxe Wet Shave Kit
Shaving is a pain. Upgrade from that aerosol shaving foam and disposable razor blade for something more luxurious. For your anniversary, spare your man’s face (you know, where you place your kisses) with a premium shaving experience by way of the Gentleman Jon’s Deluxe Wet Shave Kit. He’ll say goodbye to nasty nicks and razor burn and enjoy a smooth and kissable face.
A wine subscription
Winc makes for a fantastic anniversary gift — because nothing says “I love you” like drinking new bottles of wine with your partner every month. The subscription service is considered the “Netflix for wine,” with hundreds of new selections for you to try every month. But you’re not going to get random bottles you might not be interested in, but rather an assortment of wines curated to your tastes and palate.
A vintage-looking record player
The Pyle Record Player Turntable (and speaker system) has everything you need to please the music lover in your life. It’s wireless enabled, so you can stream music on vinyl to a Bluetooth speaker, while the record player can interact with devices like iOS and Android smartphones, tablets, and laptops. The turntable comes with a single USB port and an SD card reader to play and store MP3s, while it’s even a vinyl-to-MP3 recorder.
Onitsuka Tiger sneakers
Nothing says “I love you” like seeing comfortable and stylish kicks on your man’s feet. (That’s a thing, right?) These Onitsuka Tiger sneakers are trendy, sleek, and highly breathable for just about any casual occasion or event. The Serranos are made of suede with a padded tongue and rubber sole, while they are unmistakably iconic with their ’70s track-inspired style. These sneakers will turn heads and are versatile enough for everyday use.
Bartender kit with stand
If the man in your life is looking to expand his cocktail-making skills, then this mixology bartender kit from Mixology & Craft is the perfect anniversary gift for him. It’s also one of the coolest ways to display tools for a growing home bar. The kit features almost everything you need to start a brilliant home bar (well, everything except the alcohol).
Japanese Steak Knives
Constructed from 67-layer AUS-10 Japanese super stainless steel, the Japanese Steak Knives from Orient make for a fantastic anniversary gift, especially if your man is handy in the kitchen or at the BBQ. The kit comes with four precision steak knives that are five inches long and razor sharp to slice through streak, pork chops, chicken, and more with ease.
Bose SoundLink Revolve+
The Bose SoundLink Revolve+ is a circular Bluetooth speaker that offers 360-degree audio in a portable presentation. Made from seamless aluminum and flexible fabric, the Bluetooth speaker makes for a good anniversary gift for the man in your life, especially if he loves music and wants to take his tunes on the go. The speaker also offers a whopping 16 hours of battery, so you know the party ain’t goin’ nowhere.
Star Wars cufflink gift set
“A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away” two people met, fell in love, and are now celebrating their anniversary. What do you get for someone who is in love with Star Wars? This Star Wars cufflink gift set of course. These six pairs of cufflinks will satisfy your geeky guy’s need need to display his fandom everywhere he goes. (Available in both Rebel Alliance and Galactic Empire sets.)
Even if the man in your life is stylish, he might need some improvement when it comes to accessories. If this is the case, SprezzaBox can lend a helping hand. For just $28 a month, SprezzaBox will send him a small box with at least five men’s fashion accessories, such as ties, socks, wallets, sunglasses, cufflinks, pocket squares, and even watches. SprezzaBax guarantees at least $100 worth of items in each box.
Some great-smelling cologne
Every man needs a bottle of quality cologne. Something that’s powerful and alluring that evokes confidence. Hugo Boss Bottled Eau de Toilette feels fresh and clean with notes of apple and citrus fruits with a warm and spicy charm. It also has a hint of cinnamon and cloves with a “vibrating harmony of sandalwood.” Sure. But you’re the one who will smell it, so better choose a scent you like.
A snazzy watch from MVMT
Help your man show the world that he’s stylish, worldly, and always on time. MVMT 40 Series Watches are timepieces for modern men who want to convey success, simplicity, and sophistication, even in casual or formal settings. These watches use Miyota Quartz movement for precision timekeeping, while each comes with a two-year guarantee.
If the man in your life has zero fashion sense or hates shopping for clothes and shoes altogether, then a monthly subscription to Menlo Club (formerly Five Four Club) is a great gift. For $60 a month, subscribers will receive two or three items in the mail to keep. These can range from casual wear like t-shirts and jeans to activewear like running shorts and tank tops.
Fitbit Charge 2
FitBit is the gold standard when it comes to fitness trackers. The Charge 2 is one of the best trackers the company has designed for beginners, allowing your guy to measure calories burned, resting and active heart rate, steps, and sleep quality. Best of all? Thhe Fitbit Charge 2 has an amazing battery life of five days on a single charge.
Fire TV Cube
With the release of the Amazon Fire TV Cube, the retail giant is now looking to control your entire home entertainment system. The device is powered by Alexa, Amazon’s own personal assistant, and has the ability to control your other smart devices and non-internet-enabled machines like stereos and cable boxes. The Fire TV Cube can also stream Netflix, Hulu Plus, HBO Now, Showtime, YouTube, Facebook, and of course Amazon Prime Video.
Bose QuietComfort 35 Series II
“Hey Google! Are Bose wireless headphones a good gift for my man?” If the man in your life is looking for a seamless wireless audio experience, then the Bose QuietComfort 35 Series II headphones make a fantastic gift. The wireless headphones were engineered for premium and immersive audio experiences with true noise-cancelling and the Google Assistant built-in. In addition, you can get up to 20 hours of wireless playing time on just a single charge.
Xbox One S
The Xbox One S makes for a fantastic gift as an all-in-one entertainment center. The console comes with one wireless controller, which is your dude’s way to navigate throughout the whole system, plus a 4K capable HDMI cable. The rig also comes with three months of Xbox Game Pass and three months of Xbox Live Gold to play great titles like Halo 5: Guardians. It also doubles as a 4K streaming device for Netflix, Hulu Plus, HBO Now, and more.
If your guy drinks iced coffee no matter what the weather, this magical device is just for him. The HyperChiller turns piping hot coffee into refreshing iced coffee in about a minute — without dilution. It’s dishwasher safe and also works with whiskey, bottles of wine, and tea, making it the perfect gift for coffee lovers (and just about everyone else on your list.)