18 Impressively Stylish Gifts For the Impossible-to-Shop-For Guy
Gift shopping for guys can either be a complete breeze or the ultimate test of skill, stamina, creativity, and fashion sensibility. No matter which side of the gear games you're buying for, Banana Republic has set the style rules so everyone wins.
Although sizing differences, preferences between simple and statement pieces, and price points often make shopping this category the most difficult of your holiday to-dos, there are plenty of options at Banana Republic to help take the stress out of gifting.
Start by prioritizing small versus larger gifts. For the smaller items, consider more statement accents that up the awe factor, and hone in on higher-end materials for the bigger gifts. Even basics can feel special when the quality is top notch. No matter what the cost, this curated list has all the essentials for every level of spending and style preference.
Untucked Slim-Fit Luxe Poplin Shirt
Tailored to hit neatly at the hip without the need to be tucked in, the Untucked Slim-Fit Luxe Poplin Shirt ($70) is a staple that doesn't require a compromise on comfort. The ski print adds a bit of playfulness to a simple button-down.
Waxed Canvas Briefcase
Trade in the old-school briefcase for a Waxed Canvas Briefcase ($159) that's soft, durable, and way less cumbersome than traditional messenger bags. The canvas is wax coated so it will hold up over time. It also has detachable straps and a ton of storage space inside, including a key clip to prevent having to dig to the bottom to find them.
Mountain Camo T-Shirt
A tee may not seem like the most exciting of gifts to open, but this neutral blue Mountain Camo T-Shirt ($35) is sure to be the new favorite "do everything in it" top for the lucky recipient. It comes in regular and tall so you can get the sizing just right.
Both daily commuters and world travelers will equally appreciate the versatility of a Herringbone Backpack ($129). There are plenty of pockets for everyday and recreational activities, and the patterned wool fabric takes the casualness of classic book-bag style up several notches.