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Practical Christmas Gifts for Men 2014

Updated on November 19, 2014

Choosing the right gift for the men in your life, whether that be your dad, partner or son isn't an easy task. Men tend to be quite elusive when you ask them what they'd like for Father's day, birthday or Chrismas. You then spend hours trekking around the shops only to find the gift you so lovingly chose being put in the cupboard and never used.

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Here are some ideal gifts for men that are both functional and inexpensive. They are all gifts that serve a useful purpose - perfect for the practical man in your life. Furthermore, these gifts have been rated very highly on Amazon by hundreds of users who have tried and tested these products.

According to surveys, the most popular gifts that men really want to receive are:

  • a new wallet
  • a sports watch
  • a handy multi tool

Casio Men's DW5600E-1V G-Shock Classic Digital Watch

This classic watch is the ideal gift for dads, husbands and brothers alike. This watch isn't overloaded with too many functions and it's the simplicity of the design that appeals to users. The Casio G-Shock range of watches is well known for durability and reliability and this one is no different. It has an impressive overall rating of 4.5 stars on Amazon, given by people who had purchased, tried and tested it. Reviewers described this watch as lightweight, robust, simple to use, excellent quality and superb value for money. The watch has the following practical features:-

  • Water resistant to 200m
  • Count down timer and stopwatch
  • Multi function alarm
  • Shock resistant.

This Casio Men's Shock Classic Digital Watch is a high performance sports watch that is built to last for years.

Amazon reviewers commented on its amazing durability making it ideal to use for sports such as scuba diving, sailing, smorkelling and mountain climbing. So if the man in your life is into extreme pursuits, this would be a gift that would be used and appreciated for years to come.

Perfect gift for DIY enthusiasts
Perfect gift for DIY enthusiasts

Leatherman Super Tool 300 Multi-Tool

Both amateur and professional DIY enthusiasts will love this multi-tool from Leatherman. It's an extremely versatile tool with endless uses. With a total of 19 tools, this amazing multi-tool is bound to come in handy, whether taking part in outdoor activities or fixing things around the home.

Some of the handy tools included in this multi-tool are wire cutters, saw, scissors, screwdrivers including an eyeglasses screwdriver bit, ruler, bottle opener and pliers.

You can be sure of the high quality of this product as it comes with a 25 year warranty. On Amazon 95% of reviewers gave this 4 stars or more which is very impressive.

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Excellent quality materials and workmanship.

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Fossil Men's Ingram Extra Capacity Trifold Wallet

Looking for a wallet that's just a little bit different? The Fossil men's Ingram Extra Capacity Trifold Wallet, has a touch of vintage with a modern twist. Made of luxurious soft, smooth leather, it's the perfect gift for the man in your life. With 8 credit card slots, 4 slip pockets and a handy id window for storing your drivers' licence, it has everything you need in a wallet.

Fossil wallets are of the highest quality, but at a price that won't break the bank . Amazon reviewers mention time and again how durable these wallets are. They are designed to last for years!

This wallet would make a fabulous gift for Father's Day, Birthday or Christmas. Fossil make a whole range of wallets, available on Amazon now.

Norelco Maximum Precision Groom Kit All-In-One 9 Pieces

A groom kit is a very useful gift that the majority of men will get a lot of use out of. This fabulous Norelco groom kit has a full-size trimmer that is designed to keep your hair, beard, and moustache looking just as you like it. Both the beard and moustache trimmer and the hair clipper come with nine locking-length settings. This gives the user the flexibility to groom his hair exactly the way he wants it to be. There is also a handy mini-shaver, to let you create finer details such as adding sharp finishing lines and edges to neckline and facial hair. The groom kit also comes with attachments that help keep the nose, ear and eyebrows tidy. This has a very good overall rating of four stars on Amazon with reviewers being impressed with the preciseness, efficiency and versatility of the groom kit. This offers very good value for money and is a great gift for both the young and old.

High Quality - Low Price.

All of the above are very good quality, useful and reasonably priced gifts. They are not new products to the market but ones that have been tried and tested and stood the test of time. Why not consider one of these gifts for Dad, Husband, Brother or Son the next time a special occasion comes along.


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    • Maggie.L profile imageAUTHOR


      5 years ago from UK

      Ologsinquito, I hope some readers will find these gift ideas useful. It can be difficult choosing a suitable gift for loved ones. I like to think that the gifts that I choose will be used and not be shoved to the back of the cupboard for ever more. Many thanks for stopping by to read and comment.

    • Maggie.L profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from UK

      Suzanne, yes the Fossil wallet is really durable and that little bit different in style too. Thanks for reading, commenting and voting on my hub.

    • Suzanne Day profile image

      Suzanne Day 

      6 years ago from Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

      I really like the Fossil wallet, and I'm sure men would love it's durability. They seem to hate it when wallets break! Voted useful.

    • Maggie.L profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from UK

      Thanks Nell Rose for taking a look at these gift ideas. Hope it helps you find something for your son.

    • ologsinquito profile image


      6 years ago from USA

      These look like they'd make great Father's Day presents.

    • Maggie.L profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from UK

      Thanks Writer Fox for reading. Glad you enjoyed these ideas for father's day gifts.

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      Writer Fox 

      6 years ago from the wadi near the little river

      These look like wonderful ideas for Father's Day, especially the watches. Enjoyed your selection of gifts.

    • Nell Rose profile image

      Nell Rose 

      6 years ago from England

      Great ideas Maggie, my son is always losing his darn watch so this has given me a great idea! lol!

    • Maggie.L profile imageAUTHOR


      9 years ago from UK

      Thanks Fay for reading and hope that it helps you find a gift for your neighbor.

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      Fay Paxton 

      9 years ago

      Thanks for these excellent ideas. I was trying to think of something for my neighbor who is retiring.



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