Picking out the perfect present for your boyfriend can be really, really difficult. Guys are so hard to shop for! Plus, they’re always saying things like, “I don’t need anything. Don’t spend money on me.” So frustrating! You want to get him something he’ll love that will impress him and yet, even after a few years of dating, it can still be a tough decision.
I’ve been dating my boyfriend for three years and figuring out what to buy him is still hard! I know what he likes, but he’s SO picky, which makes things complicated. If you’re in the same boat, don’t worry: I’ve got some great options for you, no matter what you want to spend. Need a little something extra? There are gifts here under $15. Want to save money but still get something nice? There are options under $25! And if you’re willing to splurge a little more, we even have gifts up to $50. Check out these 20 gifts he’ll definitely love. Good luck!
Star Wars Mad LibsDating someone who's seriously into Star Wars? Get him this as a small extra. It's such a fun present and will give him something to do when he's bored. You can buy this from Urban Outfitters for $3.99
Shark SocksNow, socks might seem like a lame gift, but they're not lame when they look like this. Seriously. If you're looking for one more little gift to throw into whatever you bought him already, make it these. You can buy these from Uncommon Goods for $9
Pac-Man Heat-Changing MugIf your BF is really into old-school video games, get him this. As it's filled with hot liquid, Pac-Man and the little ghosts and dots show up. So cool! You can buy this from ThinkGeek for $9.95
Position of The Day BookLook, I don't know what you guys are into. Maybe it's something like this. I know most guys would think this is pretty awesome. You can buy this from Urban Outfitters for $12.95
Classic Two-Tone Aviator SunglassesMy boyfriend has a pair of sunglasses similar to this style and he's obsessed with them. I think this style looks really great on guys. It looks good on girls too, so you can wear them sometimes (wink wink). You can buy these from Urban Outfitters for $14
Burton All Day Long BeanieDudes could always use a good hat. This one is great whether your BF is a snowboarder/skiier or just lives in a place where it gets cold. It's simple and straightforward. And it's a great price for a Burton hat! You can buy this from Sports Authority for $15
Chappelle's Show: The Complete Series on DVDMy boyfriend and all of his friends are OBSESSED with this show. My BF constantly makes me watch YouTube clips over and over again. If your BF is into the same thing, get him the DVD so he can watch it whenever he wants. Instant cool points. You can buy this from Amazon for $15.99
Biggie Sized MugIf your BF is a big coffee drinker, get him this huge mug. It's a pretty cool gift and will hold all the coffee he could ever want. You can buy this from Urban Outfitters for $18
Skull Candy EarbudsAfter Beats headphones, Skull Candy definitely makes the best earbuds ever. I'm obsessed with mine. They have amazing sound and literally block out every other noise around you. Plus, they're actually really comfortable. You can buy these at Best Buy for $19.99
Beat BottleIf your boyfriend is always at the gym working out or plays sports, get him this water bottle. It conveniently holds your iPhone, which is great, because then you don't have to worry about it in your pocket or something. I want this for myself! You can buy this from Fancy for $20
Armor All Car Care KitFor the guys out there who love cars and are obsessed with their own - this Armor All kit is a perfect gift. It has the staples for a nice at-home car wash and your boyfriend will really appreciate it. You can buy this from Amazon for $20
Breaking Bad TeeI know some of you are dating a Breaking Bad fan. If so, get him this t-shirt. He'll love it and he'll probably get tons of compliments on it. You can buy this from Urban Outfitters for $24
RVCA Bifold WalletMy boyfriend asked for a wallet for Christmas this year exactly like this one... and I might actually get this one. I feel like most guys really don't care what their wallets look like as long as they hold stuff and aren't falling apart. This is a great choice if you're not sure exactly what he's looking for. You can buy this from PacSun for $24
Burton Trope BeanieThis colorful beanie is perfect for a boyfriend who likes winter sports. Burton accessories are warm and this just looks exactly like something a snowboarder would wear. You can buy this from Urban Outfitters for $28
Leaf Universal ChargerIf your boyfriend is always using his phone, buy him this portable charger so it never dies while he's out. This one is great because it's not just for a specific device - as long as you have the USB cord, you can charge anything from a phone to a camera. You can buy this from UncommonGoods for $29
Nintendo Controller Case for iPhone 5By now, everyone has seen the old-school Gameboy phone case. This one is so much cooler. Seriously, what is better than Nintendo? You can buy this from ThinKGeek for $34.99
Google ChromecastSeriously, guys? This is the best gift you could ever give. I'm not even kidding. The Google Chromecast is AWESOME. All you have to do is plug it into your TV and then it projects what's on your computer onto your TV. Right now, you can easily hook it up to watch HD TV or movies from Netflix, Hulu, HBO Go, YouTube, Pandora, Google Play Movies and Music. It's so great and incredibly easy to use. I have one and i'm obviously in love with it. You can buy this from Best Buy for $35
Prime Time WatchI know a watch seems like a cliched gift, but if he could use one, so what? This one is really cool and different looking and simple enough that your BF won't feel like he's wearing jewelry. You can buy this from UncommonGoods for $36
Apollo 79-pc Multi-Tool KitIf your boyfriend is really handy and is looking to start up a collection of tools, this kit is a great starter. There are 79 tools so there should be something for whatever he needs. The case is nice, too. You can buy this from Target for $39.99
iHome Rechargeable Portable Mini SpeakersPortable speakers are always great to have and these two are really awesome for such a good price. They're sleek-looking, they'll work really well and they save battery by only turning on when you plug your phone in, which means no more worrying about whether or not you shut it off. The bottoms are magnetic so they stay together during travel and they come with a case. And there's two of them for optimal sound! You can buy these from The Apple Store for $49.95
Are you going to buy any of these gifts for your boyfriend? If not, what will you get him? Tell me in the comments.