Hardly a day goes by lately that doesn’t feature some sort of warning about long shipping times for the upcoming Christmas period. Any item that will need international shipping, which is most things today, is going to be subject to long delays, so getting your order in early is going to be crucial to avoid disappointment.
Here are some of the best gift ideas for the men in your life so you can get your shopping done early and avoid the stress of waiting for a package later in the year.
Book a Masterclass
Every day is an opportunity to learn new skills, which is why purchasing a Masterclass can be such a great gift. There are classes taught by writers, musicians, and speakers at the top of their industry. If you have a man in your life who enjoys poker, why not get them a Masterclass from a professional? Phil Ivey is one of history’s great poker players and is offering a course included in the Masterclass annual subscription, which gives them access not just to this class but also all the classes on the service for the course of the year. It’s perfect for the man who is always looking to learn something new.
A Garbage Day Subscription
In recent years, writers and journalists have joined something called Substack, which is a platform that allows readers to get regular updates from them for a subscription fee. These paid newsletters allow writers to make money off their journalism without being beholden to the whims of an editor. Garbage Day is one such newsletters on the platform. Written by Ryan Broderick, it presents some of the biggest memes and internet culture phenomenon in an easy to digest and entertaining manner, making it absolutely essential for anyone who wants to stay on top of internet culture and humor.
A Day at the Spa
Anyone who says that men shouldn’t be able to enjoy a day at a spa hasn’t lived through working from home for the past year. A day at the spa might be a surprising choice for a man in your life, but they won’t complain when they are getting a deep tissue massage or a foot rub from a professional. The benefits are well documented as are the positive impact of having a bit of time away from the world to indulge in some pampering. A couple’s spa day can also be a great bonding experience, but don’t be afraid to let your partner go on their own for a bit of well deserved “Me Time”.
A New Wallet
Men don’t spend as much time thinking about which wallet to get since it tends to spend most of its time in their pocket, but that doesn’t mean that the right wallet can’t make a statement. Getting a new wallet is a practical gift for a man who values function over form. It is something that they will use on an almost daily basis and is often used to carry some of their most important documents and items, so it is well worth spending a bit to get one that they will like.
A Coffee Subscription
For men who can’t start their day without a cup of Joe, there are plenty of coffee subscription services available out there that can be purchased as a gift. They vary depending on the specific subscription, but most include a monthly shipment of new coffee brews that can be tried at home. This is perfect for men who enjoy trying new and exciting coffee blends and want to make them from the comfort of their home. There are some really adventurous blends out there, so be sure to check what the service provides before committing.