37 Useful Gifts to Get Your Brother This Holiday Season Instead of Another Gift Card
Whether your brother is a beer-lover or fitness buff, chances are you've overlooked that each year in favor of going the easy gift-card route. And there's nothing wrong with gift cards — they enable people to get exactly what they want — but why not make 2020 the year you do something a little different. From creative and unique finds to the perfect, personable gift for secret Santa, we've got something for every guy to enjoy. We curated some of the coolest and useful gifts for your brother (or any loved one) this holiday season. He'll appreciate them so much that you'll be crowned the greatest sibling ever.
— Additional reporting by Rebecca Brown
Thoughtfully's Hot Sauce Lover's Gift Set
If he really loves food with a bit of heat, Thoughtfully's Hot Sauce Lover's Gift Set ($35) is a seven-piece collection including Whiskey Habanero, Garlic Herb, and even Ghost Pepper. For the guy who loves to cook, this will be extra fun for experimenting!
Lululemon ABC Pants
The reason men are obsessed with these pants is as easy as 1-2-3 and as simple as A-B-C, which in this case stands for Anti-Ball Crushing. The ABC Pant ($128) is made of sweat-wicking Warpstreme fabric, featuring four-way stretch — technical enough for working out but stylish enough for every day.
Night Cable For iPhone or Android
Don't you hate fumbling around for bedside cables? Native Union's Night Cable ($40) fixes that with its weighted knot that can anchor the cable to any flat surface. The cable is also 10 feet long, so there's no place it can't reach. Plus, its retro styling means he'll be happy to leave the Night Cable out on display.
Victorinox Swiss Classic 3-Piece Chef's Knife Set
Knife skills are a big part of taking home-cooking to the next level, and the right tools can take that amateur chef a long way. This Victorinox Swiss Classic 3-Piece Chef's Knife Set ($85) is made in Switzerland by master cutlers and includes an eight-inch chef knife, an eight-inch carving knife, and a three-quarter-inch paring knife, a perfect start to building a top-notch collection of kitchen tools.
G.U.S. Eco-Friendly Bamboo Multidevice Charging Station and Dock
This handy Eco-Friendly Bamboo Multidevice Charging Station and Dock ($45) is perfect for neatly charging and storing any electronics.
Adicolor Classics Primeblue SST Track Pants
You can never have enough Adidas in your life and the Adicolor Classics Primeblue SST Track Pants ($65) are perfect.
Vintage Candy Co. 1990s Retro Candy Gift Box
The Vintage Candy Co. 1990s Retro Candy Gift Box ($40) is the for the sweet-tooth.
Patagonia Better Sweater® Quarter Zip Pullover
You can never go wrong with Patagonia Better Sweater® Quarter Zip Pullover ($119).
Salvatore Ferragamo Reversible Leather Belt
The Salvatore Ferragamo Reversible Leather Belt ($450) is a chic gift that will never go out of style.