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Best Gifts for 25 Year Old Men - Cool Gifts for Christmas and Birthdays!

Updated on November 16, 2016

Top gift ideas for 25 year old men

The best gifts for 25 year old men obviously depends on their personality, likes, dislikes and interests. Are they sporty? Do they love music or reading? Are video games their passion? Or are they a gadget freak?

This article give lots of gift ideas for 25 year old men for birthdays, Christmas and special occasions. Even if there isn't a present suggested below the 25 year old man you know will love, it should get you thinking of some ideas.

Read on for cool gifts for 25 year old men below.

Electronic Gifts

If you're looking to splash the cash, there are some fantastic electronic gifts that many 25 year old men will love. Here are some ideas:

  • An ipad (This has got to be the top of many people's wish lists)
  • Tablet - An ipad mini is great tablet - it features a camera and video camera and is also great for playing games. A Kindle Fire is another fab tablet especially if you have a tighter budget.
  • Speakers - If the 25 year old man you know is a music lover what about some good speakers for their home
  • Cell phone - A good smart phone like the Iphone is a good choice
  • MP3 player - Great for men who like music. Especially good for those that like to listen to music when they exercise.
  • Digital camera or an action camera like the Go Pro Hero (this is featured further on in the article)
  • Media streaming player (see the fire tv stick below)
  • Smartwatch (see the Pebble smartwatch below)
  • Sound bar - great for giving excellent sound when watching movies and music videos at home through a television.

Also don't forget there are also accessories for his existing tech gadgets. A new cover for his iphone or tablet for example. Headphones, a portable charger, a wireless keyboard, texting gloves or a screen protector can also make useful and practical gifts.

Pebble Smartwatch Black
Pebble Smartwatch Black
You can view notifications of e-mails, calls, texts and favorite apps like facebook and twitter on your wrist. This makes it great when you can't look at your phone in your pocket (perhaps at meetings at work or when you're on the go). You can use control music playing on iTunes, Spotify, Pandora. It's great for using when you're running and is compatible with the app runkeeper. There's also different watch faces to choose from - it tells the time too!

Amazon Fire TV

Amazon Fire TV with 4K Ultra HD
Amazon Fire TV with 4K Ultra HD
The Amazon Fire TV with voice control is a media streaming player which you can control with your voice. Simply say the name of what you want to watch and start enjoying in seconds. Also, It also offers Alexa, which allows you to use your Fire TV Voice Remote to check sports scores or the weather, play music, and more instantly. Have access to lots of extra TV programs and movies from services such as Netflix, Amazon Video, HBO GO, and Showtime Anytime.. You can also watch the best of live TV on NBC News, NBA, and Sling TV, which includes ESPN, CNN, HGTV, AMC, A&E, Cartoon Network, and more. You can also use it to stream music from services such as Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio, and TuneIn. Additionally, use it to share photos on the big screen.

Sports Gifts

If the 25 year old man you know is sporty there are a range of gift ideas you can get. What about equipment or clothing for their chosen sport or a new sports bag for the gym?

If they like working out at home, an ab wheel, push up and pull bars or a set of dumbells may make an appreciated presents.

If they prefer working out at the gym, what about a paid gym membership for a few months.

Another idea is some kind of activity tracker. There are lots of activity trackers available to track your workouts from heart rate monitors to pedometers to gps running watchers. Check out the fitbit activity tracker below.

Another cool gift for a man in his mid twenties is a sports watch. A sports watch is not only great for use in sporting activities but makes a great practical watch too.

Look for one which feature a nightlight so he can tell the time in the dark. Many are also water resistant so it doesn't matter if you leave it on in the bath or shower or when you go swimming.

There are tons of sports watches. For runners and cyclists there are watches with gps which are also worth checking out.

Tickets to a sporting event or a their favorite sports jersey also make nice gifts.

Fitbit One Wireless Activity Plus Sleep Tracker, Black
Fitbit One Wireless Activity Plus Sleep Tracker, Black
One of my favorite ideas of the moment is the fitbit activity monitor featured opposite. This gadget monitors your activity through the day, it counts the calories you eat, the distance you travel and it counts your steps. It even tracks the quality of your sleep so you can get a great overall picture of your health. Then you can set health and fitness goals to reach. This gadget rewards you when you reach your goal with badges so you can see how your health and fitness is improving.
Iron Gym Total Upper Body Workout Bar
Iron Gym Total Upper Body Workout Bar
This workout bar can be used to improve upper body strength through pull ups, push ups and dips as well as increase core strength through ab work. It can be used on the floor or attached to a door using leverage to hold against the doorway so there are no screws and no damage to door. Great for improving strength for use in particular sport or just to improve general fitness and physique.

Experience Days

Experience days are another fantastic idea.

There are experience days for all kinds of personality types.

Would he like to have a go at an extreme sports such as bungee jumping, white water rafting or even skydiving. Why not treat him to an experience.

If he likes fun with his friends what about a paintballing day.

Other ideas are weekends away, wine tasting events, tickets to a sporting event, theatre or music concert or treat him to a meal at his favorite restaurant.

Then why not shoot some video of his experience use a camera such as the Go Pro featured below.

GoPro Hero
GoPro Hero
The Go Pro Hero is a fantastic video camera for taking action shots especially while doing sports and other outdoor activities. It's durable and waterproof so you can take shots while swimming or snorkelling. It can be strapped to sporting equipment such as a helmet with a mount (sold separately). Use it for shooting action while cycling, hiking, extreme sports, skating, snowboarding - whatever you partake in. It can be used to film everyday activities too. It's easy to pick up, carry and use. The Go Pro Hero is the first camera in the Go Pro Hero range. If you have a bigger budget, the latest version is the Go Pro Hero 4 which includes wifi and other cool features.

Practical Gifts

Most 25 year olds will have their own place so there are lots of practical gifts you can get him for around the home. Kitchen gadgets such as a coffee maker or if he likes cooking what about a new knives set.

If he likes fixing things, he may appreciate a new tool kit but most men will also find a multi tool like the leatherman featured below really useful.

A watch is another practical and useful idea. The one you get can reflect the personality of the man you are buying it for. For example, if he's stylish a classic watch may be something he would love. A sporty man might like a sports watch.

Swiss Army Knife

Victorinox Swiss Army Huntsman Pocket Knife w/ Pouch, Red
Victorinox Swiss Army Huntsman Pocket Knife w/ Pouch, Red
A swiss army knife is so useful and the great thing about this gadget is that it will last for years. A great pocket sized tool which is great for jobs around the home or office for a multitude of tasks. This features 15 functions which are fantastic for everyday useful but also when out hiking, camping or on other adventures. The functions include a large blade, small blade, corkscrew, can opener, small screwdriver, bottle opener, large Screwdriver, wire stripper, reamer, key ring, tweezers, toothpick, scissors and a multi-purpose hook (parcel carrier) and a wood saw.

Books or Magazine Subscriptions

If the 25 year old man you know likes reading, a book by one of their favorite authors will always be appreciated. Or perhaps they would love an amazon kindle, so they can download and read the books they like instantly.

Amazon kindles are also great for travelling, instead of packing heavy books in your luggage you can just pack your kindle a lot more books to read than you could fit in a suitcase. They are also perfect for just having in your bag so you can catch up on reading when you may be waiting somewhere.

The great thing about an amazon kindle is that you can read books in direct sunlight plus the battery life lasts for weeks which is brilliant in comparison to a tablet or a cell phone. Some kindle versions also have a night light so you can read in the dark (great if you are sharing your room with a partner).

101 Secrets of Your Twenties

101 Secrets For Your Twenties
101 Secrets For Your Twenties
This is a fun book that you can dip in and out of or read from cover to cover. It's full of wisdom, information and advice but is fun to read as well. Great for a those who are approaching a quarter life crisis to give them another perspective on life!

Music Gifts

Many 25 year old men love music and will appreciate the latest music from their favorite band. Or what about tickets to see a band they love in concert?

There are lots of music related gifts too. Ideas include some good headphones to listen to music on the go.

Bluetooth speakers are another idea at the moment. There are lots of different versions and for different budgets.

There are some that are waterproof and that stream music via your phone or other bluetooth device, take hands free calls and play the radio in the shower! These can also be great to listen to music when he's in the bathroom shaving or getting ready to go out. They generally have a suction cup so will stick to the wall in the shower.

Many bluetooth speakers are lightweight and portable so there's nothing to stop you using the speaker in car, anywhere in the house or when you're out and about too.

Obviously the more expensive versions often offer better sound quality.

Check out the Bose bluetooth speakers below.

Bose SoundLink Color Bluetooth Speaker (Blue)
Bose SoundLink Color Bluetooth Speaker (Blue)
The Bose bluetooth speakers featured opposite is a cool gift. It wirelessly connects to your phone or other bluetooth device to play music. As its Bose the sound is excellent quality with amazing sound for the size of the speaker. The speaker is small and portable so you can take it anywhere. Great for home use, at friend's houses, outdoors - wherever you choose.

Personal Gifts

Many 25 year old men are interested in looking good and keeping groomed. Here are some gift ideas for the 25 year old men who likes to keep on top of his personal appearance.

What about a grooming set or an electric toothbrush.

An electric shaver is a useful and practical gift.
Many have a wet or dry shave design so can be used in or out of the shower.
A great time saver, use with foam if having a wet shave. If used dry there's no need for shaving foam.
Save on buying all those razors throughout the year.
Look for one with good battery life so he can easily use it when traveling. Some also come with a travel pouch.

Cologne or moisturizer is another idea. You can get beauty and spa sets for men too.

Car Accessories

For the man who spends a lot of time driving what about a gadget or accessory for the car.

Ideas include an phone holder, car tools, steering wheel or seat covers or gps navigator.

If he has an old style stereo there are also bluetooth transmitters for the car which allow you to stream music from a cell phone, mp3 player or tablet with bluetooth through the car stereo speakers.

Car organizers are another idea. Generally they fit on the back of the seat. They are great for keeping essentials such as a map, pen and tire gauge permanently in the car. They also tend to have compartments for storing a phone or water bottle. They are great for keeping clutter under control. A car trash can will also make sure the rubbish has somewhere to go.

Clothing Accessories

It can be quite hard to buy clothes for other people unless you're sure of what they would like. However clothing accessories such as scarves, gloves, underwear, pajamas and bathrobes make great gift ideas.

Wallets are another useful practical gift idea.

Or what about some footed pajamas. A fun gift idea that will have him laughing but I bet he will be wearing it lots too. Really comfortable!

Anything with a theme or novelty underwear, pajamas or dressing gowns also make great gifts.

A Star Wars bath robe will make an awesome gift for any Star Wars fan.
A bath robe is practical being warm and comfortable to wear. There are Jedi Knight themed bath robes which look cool too. What an excuse to get dressed up as a Jedi Knight!

If you do want to buy clothes t-shirts and hoodies are normally quite easy to buy if you know his size. There is another option to give him a voucher for a clothes shop or take him on a shopping spree so he can choice what he would like.

Fun Gifts

Most men of any age love gadgets, toys and games that are just there for pure fun.

There are lots of options from practical joke gag gifts to games such as Cards of Humanity below.

Drinking games are often a good idea for men in their twenties if they like socializing. Some ideas include a shot glass drinking roulette game. This is perfect for parties and get togethers.

A poker set is another idea.

If they like to hold parties at their home a bar tenders kit or a cocktail shaker may be an excellent idea.


Samsung Galaxy S7 Screen Protector Xawy [2-Pack] [Case-Friendly] Tempered Glass Screen Protector for Samsung Galaxy S7 (Clear)
Samsung Galaxy S7 Screen Protector Xawy [2-Pack] [Case-Friendly] Tempered Glass Screen Protector for Samsung Galaxy S7 (Clear)
If you'd like to get a fun gift, consider the cards against humanity game. Before considering this its worth knowing that the game is meant for adults only and is not for the easily offended. But if you can tick those boxes, it's a fun game that's great to play at parties, over the festive season or on nights in with friends. You need a sense of humor but if you have one it's hilarious.

Gifts for the Gamer

If he likes playing video games here are some more ideas:

A gaming chair - a relaxing chair which is designed to make gaming more comfortable. Most gaming chairs have the ability to rock. Some gaming chair have convenient pockets for storing different types of controllers. Others have wired or wireless surround sound so the person is more thoroughly immersed in the gaming experience.

A gaming keyboard - often have a selection of programmable keys for use in or out of game. They are often backlit, and may feature a thicker coating of paint on the most used gaming keys (w,a,s,d,space). They're usually more suitable for long time use as they're more robust and are designed so that they won't hurt the user's hands after long use. Gaming keyboards can also come with other useful features from a windows key disable switch to a LCD screen.

Gaming capture device- this willl allow you to capture video of your gaming adventures and share it on youtube and social media.

Gaming headphones - many gamers like headphones and headsets because it contributes to a more immersive gaming experience.

More Gift Ideas

Other Gift Ideas:

  • Spend time instead of money. If your looking for a romantic gift, what about cooking a nice meal or taking them out to a nice restaurant.
  • Clothes - its often difficult to choose clothes other people will like but if you keep the receipt, they can always take it back and exchange it.
  • Tickets to a show that they will enjoy.
  • If all else fails a gift card will almost always be appreciated.
  • Amazon Prime subscription - this will allow him to get items delivered to his door from amazon without any extra cost to him. He will also have access to Amazon prime video and music among many other benefits.

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