Holiday Gifts for Him
He will love these thoughtful gift ideas that show just how much you appreciate him.
The modern fisherman has found a new first mate. This fishfinder connects with his smart phone to deliver information on fish depth, water temperature, and waterbed contour to 135 feet.
Buy It: $99.99; amazon.com
Whether it's Ella Fitzgerald, Jerry Lee Lewis, or Ray Charles you're spinning, this vintage-inspired turn table makes your vinyl look almost as good as it sounds.
Buy It: $80; bloomingdales.com
Made of full-grain leather, this rugged duffel will be his go-to luggage for many years. What's even better: With every bag purchased, TOMS will provide a safe birth for a mother and baby in need.
Buy It: $348; toms.com
He doesn't need to be a grillmaster to serve up the perfect steak. This stainless steel thermometer uses LED lights to cue the chef as to when the steak is medium rare (green), medium (yellow), and medium well (red).
Buy It: $59.95; thegrommet.com
Metal hand-forged in North Carolina makes for a rugged bottle opener. Attach to a keychain or keep it on the bar cart.
Buy It: $25; carolinashucker.com
Let the good times roll with a game the entire family can enjoy.
Buy It: $109.99; wayfair.com
We're not suggesting he drink on the go, but this canvas thermos is great for the guy who likes to carry his own supply. Holds 25 or 4 ounces.
Buy It: $16-24; toteandable.com
For the adventurer, a rugged camera that takes both videos and still images to capture all of his most unbelievable moments. The kit includes a touchscreen camera, transparent waterproof case, a selfie stick, charger, and sticky mount that can be attached to a helmet, car, or surf board.
Buy It: $99; vidicameras.com
This rugged apron features a chocolate brown waxed cavas on one side and plaid cotton lining on the other. Personalize it with a monogram in either khaki or hunter orange.
Buy It: $65; heirloomedcollection.com
For the person who is forever planning his next adventure, a 336-page photographic journey of American road trips that dates back to 1906.
Buy It: $65; cb2.com
Frequent flyers, rest assured: Dealing with delays will be much easier when you can mix your own cocktail. Kit includes ginger syrup, jigger, bar spoon, linen coaster, and recipe card.
Buy It: $24; shopterrain.com
Hauling wood from the yard to the house is simpler and more stylish than ever.
Buy It: $129; pendleton-usa.com
Woodinville Whiskey Co. delivers the essentials for your novice distiller's first batch.
Buy It: $150; binnys.com
From gumbo to greens, a 150-recipe cookbook is perfect for the bachelor looking to retire his take-out routine.
Buy It: $32; amazon.com
Each dapper card features a style or etiquette tip for the modern gentleman.
Buy It: $16.50; shopwaitingonmartha.com
An heirloom-worthy collection of essays from celebrated author and Southern Living Editor-at-Large Rick Bragg.
Buy It: $27.95; amazon.com
This water repellent bag made from duck canvas will fit everything he needs to stay well groomed, whether at home or abroad.
Buy It: $68; express.com
He'll be the toast of the town with 11 oz. glasses featuring the neighborhoods of his favorite city.
Buy It: $13 each; theuncommongreen.com
This Tennesse-crafted journal can't necessarily help you if you'd like to write like Faulkner, but it certainly can, if you're after his scholarly and dapper look.
Buy It: $150; colonellittleton.com
Choose a single, quarterly, or full year subscription and let someone you love enjoy a carefully curated collection of some of the South's best artisan goods each month.
Buy It: $39/month; madesouth.com
Camping to tailgating, now his BBQ skills can be put to use anywhere he goes.
Buy It: $85; kikkerland.com
100% cotton, handmade in the Music City, and available in dozens of prints to suite any style. Add monogram for $5.
Buy It: $15; etsy.com
A custom engraved 1 oz. flask for moments when just a sip will do.
Buy It: $9; etsy.com
Handcrafted tags for his Bourbon, Rye, Scotch, and Shine.
Buy It: $12.50 each; whiskeywood.com
Even the stuffiest offices need a little fun and games from time-to-time. This 4" x 8" set leaves plenty of room on his desk for your wedding photo, too.
Buy It: $45; birchlane.com