30 best Christmas gifts for husbands in 2021

The best Christmas gifts for husbands, chosen by us, for them, based on what guys really want this year

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We've chosen this list of the best Christmas gifts for husbands based on what we know guys will love—and what we'll be buying our own partners this year.

No matter what your other half is passionate about, our list of the best Christmas gifts for husbands includes thoughtful and useful gift ideas for a variety of interests—whether he enjoys being in the kitchen, is into fashion or tech or can't enough of sports. 

These are some of loveliest Christmas gifts for men that we've seen this year, and we've picked pieces with longevity in mind too, so that your partner will enjoy their gifts well beyond Christmas Day.

Best Christmas gifts for husbands

Tech gifts

Apple iPhone 13 pro in both sizes, one of w&h's best Christmas gifts for husbands

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Apple iPhone 13 Pro

Specifications
RRP: from $999/£949
Delivery: Dependant on retailer
Refundable: Dependant on retailer
Region: US and UK

Treat your husband to the newest iPhone, which comes with an enhanced camera (Apple's biggest ever camera upgrade in fact), extended battery life and a sleek design that's available in four different colors. A much coveted item for Christmas 2021, expect this phone to be at the top of lists for Christmas gifts for teenagers and kids too.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EQ earphones, one of w&h's best Christmas gifts for husbands

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Bang & Olufsen Beoplay EQ earphones

Specifications
RRP: $399/£349
Delivery: Dependant on retailer
Refundable: Dependant on retailer
Region: US and UK

Replace his old earbuds for these top-of-the-range earphones from reputable brand Bang & Olufsen. With a truly immersive sound, thanks to the active noise-cancelling technology that recognises the level of background noise and regulates itself accordingly, these will let your other half listen to his favourite music or podcasts in peace. We love the 'Transparency mode' feature of these earphones that lets you tune into what's going on around you if you need to. They also have six microphones for clear calls, can be charged wirelessly, are ergonomically shaped with interchangeable ear tips and feature a sweat-resistant coating for soundtracking even the most intense of workouts.

Nikon D3500 camera, one of w&h's best Christmas gifts for husbands

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Nikon D3500 camera

Specifications
RRP: $629.99/£449
Delivery: Dependant on retailer
Refundable: Dependant on retailer
Region: US and UK

This entry-level DSLR will make a great gift for any keen photographers who want to step up from their smartphone. It has a whole host of settings and shooting modes for your husband to play around with and a movie mode for if you want to capture videos. While this might be on the higher end of your Christmas gift budget, for a DLSR camera this is a steal—especially for the quality and performance that you get. This would also make a lovely Christmas gift for parents who want to try and capture family life or are planning their next big adventure. 

Bose Frames Audio Sunglasses, one of w&h's best Christmas gifts for husbands

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Bose Alto Frames Audio Sunglasses

Specifications
RRP: $199/£200
Delivery: Dependant on retailer
Refundable: Dependant on retailer
Region: US and UK

Say goodbye to the stress of constantly searching for one missing airpod. Hailing from Bose, one of the leading audio and speaker brands, these sunglasses are also headphones and use open-ear audio to play audio back to you without sitting inside your ear. They have a built-in microphone so that you can talk on the phone using them too, negating the need for a set of headphones. 

Food & drink gifts

Global 8-Inch Classic Chef's Knife, one of w&h's best Christmas gifts for husbandsGlobal 8-Inch Classic Chef's Knife

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Global 8-Inch Classic Chef's Knife

Specifications
RRP: Varies by model
Delivery: Dependant on retailer
Refundable: Dependant on retailer
Region: US and UK

A good knife is one of the ultimate kitchen essentials for any keen chef, so if you and your other other half are constantly arguing over who gets to use the best knife in the drawer, how about gifting him his own?. Of course, knives specialist Global would be the perfect place to do this, with their top-quality tools that are used by professionals the world over. This general Chef's knife is a great does-it-all knife that your husband won't be able to live without after he starts using it.

Edinburgh Tea & Coffee Whiskey Ground coffee

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Edinburgh Tea & Coffee Whiskey Ground coffee

Specifications
RRP: $8.50/£5.99
Delivery: Dependant on region
Refundable: 28-day returns policy
Region: US and UK

There are always new coffee trends to jump on and sometimes they can be a bit hit and miss. But flavored coffee is one that has stood the test of time and makes for a great Christmas food gift for those who are open-minded about discovering new flavours. 

For anyone who loves whiskey, this flavored coffee that hails from Scotland will be a welcome drink in the morning (it's non-alcoholic of course). With a delicate nutty flavor to the coffee that has been layered underneath the whiskey flavoring, it's a win-win for anyone who loves an Irish coffee but wants it to be suitable for an 8am cup.

A Himalayan salt plate

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Himalayan salt plate

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RRP: Varies
Delivery: Dependant on retailer
Refundable: Dependant on retailer
Region: US and UK

Himalayan salt plates are one of those curious kitchen instruments that always seem to make at least one appearance on each season of a cooking show. But they're actually worth trying out if you're a whizz in the kitchen. Grill some meats, fish or vegetables and serve them on here for a delicious and oh so simple, but very impressive, dinner. This Salthouse & Peppermongers version is a great pick, as it's big enough to hold a platter of different foods and also comes with a tray to protect your table and your food and enable you to carry it around and serve easily. But we've also listed a selection of others products on the market so that you can choose the best one for your needs.

Le Creuset chef's apron, one of w&h's best Christmas gifts for husbands

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Cooking Apron

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RRP: Varies
Delivery: Dependant on retailer
Refundable: Dependant on retailer
Region: US and UK

Every budding chef needs a good apron so if you've run out of ideas or you're fed up of trying to get oil splatters out of your husband's shirts, then why not add a cute kitchen apron to your Christmas list. There are so many different designs to choose from—from elegant Le Creuset aprons, to colorful looks and more practical designs—you're sure to be able to find something for whatever your husband's style.

Woodford Reserve Bourbon Whiskey, one of w&h's best Christmas gifts for husbands

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Woodford Reserve Bourbon Whiskey

Specifications
RRP: $43/£25 for 700ml
Delivery: Dependant on retailer
Refundable: Dependant on retailer
Region: US and UK

Forget the Christmas cocktails, give us an Old Fashioned and we're happy. For any husbands that love this bourbon-based cocktail as much as our partners, then Woodford Reserve is a staple for your liquor cabinet. The slim but wide bottle also makes a beautiful addition to any at-home bar.

raspberry Thermos Stainless King travel mug, one of w&h's best Christmas gifts for husbands

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Thermos Stainless King Travel Mug

Specifications
RRP: $29.99/£24.40
Delivery: Dependant on retailer
Refundable: Dependant on retailer
Region: US and UK

For hubbies who like to take their morning coffee on-the-go with them, this is on the best coffee travel mugs you can get your hands on. With  double-walled insulation and a sturdy leak-proof closure, this will keep drinks hot for seven hours and cold for a huge 18 hours. It also has a built-in hook for tea bags, which means you can leave your bag brewing as you drink and a handle for comfortable carrying. And if your other half often buys coffee from outside, then this will make a great sustainable Christmas gift too.

Wagyu beef on a chopping board

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Wagyu beef bundle

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RRP: Varies
Delivery: Dependant on retailer
Refundable: Dependant on retailer
Region: US and UK

When looking for Christmas gifts for dads, husbands, or pretty much any male in your life, most of the time you'll be guaranteed to put a smile on their face with a quality cut of meat. Wagyu might be a bit of a splurge, but with the tender texture and powerful flavor thanks to the marbling, it's a worthwhile investment and one of the best Christmas hampers for anyone who loves their steak. The perfect gift is one that they wouldn't normally treat themselves too, right? 

Sports gifts

Everlast Weights Set, one of w&h's best Christmas gifts for husbands

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Weights set

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RRP: Varies
Delivery: Dependant on retailer
Refundable: Dependant on retailer
Region: US and UK

If your other half has embraced the art of the home gym this last year and a half, then a set of weights could be a welcome addition. Even if he already has some, there may be a different type that he is yet to buy or a more expansive set that you could gift him. Look for something with a few different weights in it so he can really expand his routine.

Under Armour UA Undeniable 4.0 Small Duffle Bag, one of w&h's best Christmas gifts for husbands

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Under Armour UA Undeniable 4.0 Small Duffle Bag

Specifications
RRP: $40/£34
Delivery: Dependant on region
Refundable: 60-day return policy
Region: US and UK

If your other half prefers to head to the gym instead of working out at home, then this bag can be a really helpful gift. With two large front zippered pockets for organization, and adjustable shoulder strap, a padded handle and a water-resistant finish, this puts practicality and comfort at the forefront of its design.

Nike Sportswear Tech Fleece Men's Joggers, one of w&h's best Christmas gifts for husbands

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Nike Sportswear Tech Fleece Men's Joggers

Specifications
RRP: $110/£79.95
Delivery: Dependant on region
Refundable: 60-day return policy
Region: US and UK

Whether your husband needs a new pair of joggers to work out in, or he just wants another piece of loungewear to laze around at home in, these classic Nike joggers will do the job. The roomy fit and tapered design is comfortable but flattering and the zipped pocket makes for handy storage space. And you could even grab your best workout leggings and join in on a run.

Everlast Boxing Fitness Kit, one of w&h's best Christmas gifts for husbands

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Everlast Boxing Fitness Kit

Specifications
RRP: $44.99
Delivery: Dependant on region
Refundable: 30-day return policy
Region: US and UK

This boxing fitness kit has everything your husband needs to keep up with the exercise from the comfort of your own home. With a pair of heavy-bag gloves and a pair of punch mitts, your other half can train with whoever comes over. 

Oakdene Designs Personalised Men's Golf Glove, one of w&h's best Christmas gifts for husbands

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Oakdene Designs Personalised Men's Golf Glove

Specifications
RRP: $85.06/£23
Delivery: Dependant on region
Refundable: Returns not available due to personalization
Region: US and UK

If your husband is partial to a game of golf or two then why not upgrade his attire with this slick personalized golf glove. It comes in two different sizes and you can opt for left-handed play or right-handed play so this can really be customized to suit your husband's game.

Fashion gifts

Banana Republic Water-Resistant Field Jacket, one of w&h's best Christmas gifts for husbands

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Banana Republic Water-Resistant Field Jacket

Specifications
RRP: $169/£125
Delivery: Dependant on region
Refundable: 45-day return policy
Region: US and UK

If your husband wants something practical for fall and winter walks, then this stylish jacket will be a welcome addition under the tree. It's water-resistant to keep him safe from the rain, has lots of pockets for his odds and ends and comes in two different to suit his style. So grab your best winter coat and be ready for a Christmas afternoon stroll because he'll definitely want to give this a test-drive once he unwraps it.

Gap Modern Khakis in Slim Fit with GapFlex, one of w&h's best Christmas gifts for husbands

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Gap Modern Khakis in Slim Fit with GapFlex

Specifications
RRP: $59.95/£39.95
Delivery: Dependant on region
Refundable: 45-day return policy
Region: US and UK

Everyone needs a reliable pair of khakis and GAP's offering is a sensible choice. With a stain-resistant weave for anyone on the clumsy side, stretch material and a special stretch waistband for added comfort and several pockets, this is one choice that's both practical and stylish. And it comes in a load of different colors and sizes too so that there's a good pick for most people.

Ray-Ban Clubmaster Metal sunglasses, one of w&h's best Christmas gifts for husbands

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Ray-Ban Clubmaster Metal sunglasses

Specifications
RRP: $172/£147
Delivery: Dependant on region
Refundable: 45-day return policy
Region: US and UK

You can't go wrong with a pair of on-trend sunglasses so these impressive Ray-Bans would make a great Christmas gift for your husband. A slick twist on the brand's classic Clubmaster style these streamlined gunmetal shades will have your hubby booking your next vacation on Boxing Day just so he can have an excuse to wear them.

Men's Timberland® Premium 6-Inch Boots, one of w&h's best Christmas gifts for husbands

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Men's Timberland® Premium 6-Inch Boots

Specifications
RRP: $198/£180
Delivery: Dependant on region
Refundable: 60-day return policy
Region: US and UK

These iconic boots have been around for years but they're still as popular as ever thanks to their classic look and practical features. They're waterproof, contain insulation for warmth, a padded collar for a comfortable fit around the ankle and a rubber lug outsole for traction. Plus they're available in loads of colors and have narrow, medium, wide and half sizes for a truly customized fit.

Polo Ralph Lauren Water-Repellent Quilted Vest, one of w&h's best Christmas gifts for husbands

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Polo Ralph Lauren Water-Repellent Quilted Vest

Specifications
RRP: $228/£219
Delivery: Dependant on region
Refundable: 30-day return policy
Region: US and UK

A quilted vest can make a lovely wardrobe addition in the winter months if you want to stay warm but don't want to overheat when you're wearing a sweater under your jacket. This water-repellent jacket will keep your man dry in the rain with a down-alternative fill that will keep him warm. Pair with a thick sweater and chinos for a smart look.

Romantic gifts

Monica Vinader Linear Men's Friendship Bracelet, one of w&h's best Christmas gifts for husbands

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Monica Vinader Linear Men's Friendship Bracelet

Specifications
RRP: $150/£100
Delivery: Dependant on retailer
Refundable: Dependant on retailer
Region: US and UK

Personalized jewellery gifts always make a romantic statement and this Monica Vinader men's bracelet will bring style, elegance and a loving touch to your Christmas gift for your husband. With complimentary engraving available, customize it with initials, a special date or even your two initials next to each other for a touching token.

Personalised Limited Edition Sound Wave Print, one of w&h's best Christmas gifts for husbands

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Mixpixie Personalized Limited Edition Sound Wave Print

Specifications
RRP: $21.27/£15
Delivery: Dependant on region
Refundable: Returns not available due to personalization
Region: US and UK

Music has such a special place in so many of our lives so this stylish print is here to mark any moments that were made special by the music. You could use his favorite song, your favorite song or a tune that means something important to the two of you. This would also make a great anniversary gift

Personalised Couples Leather Keyring Set, one of w&h's best Christmas gifts for husbands

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Create Gift Love Personalized Couples Leather Keyring Set

Specifications
RRP: $39.70/£28
Delivery: Dependant on region
Refundable: Returns not available due to personalization
Region: US and UK

Keep a little piece of each other with you wherever you go with these complementary keyrings that go together. You can add your initials to them too for a lovely heartwarming touch. This would also make a super thoughtful Christmas gift for grandparents that we're sure they'll absolutely love. 

Gifts for you both

Moet & Chandon Imperial bottle, one of w&h's best Christmas gifts for husbands

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Bottle of champagne

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RRP: Varies
Delivery: Dependant on retailer
Refundable: Dependant on retailer
Region: US and UK

Sometimes there's nothing nicer than a shared bottle of champagne, so invest in a bottle of quality bubbles for the two of you to share for a lovely evening together—and maybe get him an extra present on top too.

Tom Dixon Plum Moscow Mule Copper Mug pair, one of w&h's best Christmas gifts for husbands

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Tox Dixon Plum Moscow Mule Copper Mug pair

Specifications
RRP: $89/£75
Delivery: Dependant on retailer
Refundable: Dependant on retailer
Region: US and UK

Another one that works as both Christmas gifts for her as well as him, this chic Moscow Mule set will look fab in your house. Why not gift these tumblers with the ingredients for a cocktail that you can make and enjoy together too? 

Nespresso Vertuo Next, one of w&h's best Christmas gifts for husbands

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Nespresso Vertuo Next coffee machine

Specifications
RRP: $191.99/£149
Delivery: Dependant on retailer
Refundable: Dependant on retailer
Region: US and UK

This is one the best coffee machines out there, so if your husband loves his coffee then this stylish gadget will make a fab addition to your kitchen. Luckily, it's one of the models that also sees some of the best coffee machine deals around, so you might even be able to get this Christmas gift for a bargain. 

Yves Delorme Allegria merino-wool throw in blue, one of w&h's best Christmas gifts for husbands

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Yves Delorme Allegria merino-wool throw in blue

Specifications
RRP: $425/£349
Delivery: Dependant on region
Refundable: 28-day return policy
Region: US and UK

Cosying up together on the sofa at the end of the day is an important part to any relationship, so this blanket could be something for you both to enjoy. This 100% wool blanket is sure to keep you both comfortable and warm so that you can cosy up and tune into the best Christmas movies on Netflix this holiday season. 

Personalised Couples Cheeseboard, one of w&h's best Christmas gifts for husbands

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The Rustic Dish Personalized Couples Cheeseboard

Specifications
RRP: $36.86/£26
Delivery: Dependant on region
Refundable: Returns not available due to personalization
Region: US and UK

We've finally reached the time of year that calls for a diet exclusively made up of cheese, so a fancy cheeseboard will put a smile on both of your faces—especially if it comes with an adorable engraving. Make it an extra special present for your other half by ordering in his favorite cheeses too. 

bottles of red wine on a gray background

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Wine subscription

Specifications
RRP: Varies
Delivery: Dependant on service
Refundable: Dependant on service
Region: US and UK

Now this really is one of the best Christmas present for moms out there, but disguise it as a present for your other half, guilt him to sharing it with you and you have a win-win situation. There are so many wine subscription gifts to choose from—some which send you wine every month or quarter, and some which send you a big selection of wine in one go. Have a read to see which one is right for your husband (ahem, you) and then sign up for lots of vino heading straight to your door.