19 Gifts For Your Brother That Will Make You Seem Like The Leslie Knope Of Gift Giving During The 2016 Holidays
So, it's the holidays, you're feeling in the giving spirit, and you want to get your brother a super solid gift this year. You want to make him feel loved, and maybe most importantly, you want him to be impressed with your gift-giving skills because in the past, he's probably grown to expect the basic bottle of booze or necktie you found on sale. So, this year, put a little more thought into your gift giving game. Show your brother that you're Leslie Knope level of gift-giving now, and you know how to be thoughtful and selfless. Maybe it'll encourage him to up his game, too!
When you're looking for gifts, try to think about the type of person your brother is, and veer toward the types of things he doesn't have but you think would make his life easier. They types of things that he's already obsessed with — and the types of things you think he's appreciate even though he knows nothing about them. Put that extra thought into gift brainstorming and use this guide to help you find the perfect present that feels personal and extra special. Because your brother doesn't need another tie and because it's never too late to start being an excellent holiday gifter.
This techie gem has built-in bluetooth capabilities and headphones, plus it keeps you super warm. It's perfect for a winter runner or commuter.
Perfect for listening to music, ordering off Amazon, checking things like traffic and weather and asking awkward questions about life.
This is the best speaker for someone who likes to get out and go. They can bring it up to a roof party, out on a camping trip or in the office.
This is pretty low-key as far as men's decor goes — and it's kinda trippy! Gift this to the brother who has a great table or shelf to display it on.
Growler Keg Kit
If your brother's into beer, this is a super thoughtful gift. It's durable and it's something he'll actually use.
Monogrammed Personalized Growler
If your brother's into beer and you want to get him something a bit nicer, go for this personalized growler, it's super adult and he can use it forever.
Personalized Tool Belt
Whether your brother is into fixing things or not, he'll want to be when he gets this gift. It's really rustic and authentic with its distressed leather and thoughtful with the personalized monogram.
For the fancy brother who likes whiskey and scotch, get a personalized decanter. Even if you don't think he'll use it, it will look nice on his shelves.
Leather Card Holder
This card holder is a staple item that anyone will appreciate. It's sturdy and small, perfect for a pocket when you don't want to lug around a wallet.
These nylon gym bags are water-resistant, and perfect for holding sweaty clothes — especially if you go to the office after the gym.
Chances are your brother had something like this in the '90s and will be super happy to have a fresh version of it. It's a useful and nostalgic gift.
Light Up Record Player
Why just get a record player when you can get a trippy light show record player that emits cool colors into the room?
Drone & Camera
Honestly who doesn't want a drone? If you're lucky, your brother will let you play with his.
Virtual Reality Headset
If your brother has a smartphone, all he needs is this lightweight VR headset, and he can download tons of apps in the app store that will allow him indulge in the VR experience.
This metallic cocktail shaker is both fancy and useful. It's got all the tools he'll need to make his favorite drink.
Chic Wireless Headset
Wireless headphones are really in this year, and these are sleek and fashionable, unlike a lot of the wire-y and uncomfortable headphones on the market.
Can you say throwback? Your brother can get all nostalgic with this console, and become the best party host in town.
Bon Iver Record
Bon Iver's newest album is totally different than all of his previous albums. It's electronic, it's distorted, and it's appealing to music fans of all genres.
Cashmere sweaters don't always have to cost an arm and a leg. This sweater is super cozy, soft, and festive.
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