As the groom, you may not be responsible for hiring a calligrapher, finding a wedding photographer, or putting together the wedding budget. However, one thing that’s definitely on your to-do list is finding the perfect thank you gift for your groomsmen. They’ve not only experienced the ups and downs of life with you, but they’ve probably helped out during the wedding planning process as well.
A gift and a thank you note is a thoughtful way to let them know how much you appreciate them. But finding a gift they want, whether it’s for your dad or your groomsmen, can be stressful. Unlike the mother of the bride or the bridesmaids, most guys don’t want stationery or jewelry.
Groomsmen Gift Ideas
They want something fun that they’ll actually use. You can never go wrong with the classic groomsmen gift of a flask with a few mini bottles of liquor. Or a personalized dopp kit filled with your favorite products is always a great choice.
Whether he prefers the outdoors or is looking to upgrade his style, the perfect groomsmen gift is out there. Here are 10 practical and fun gift ideas for groomsmen he’s sure to love. And I can almost guarantee he’ll be using these groomsmen gift ideas long after your wedding day.
01. Birchbox Grooming Subscription
Having that wedding day glow isn’t just for the ladies. Make sure your groomsmen look their best for your wedding day by giving them a Birchbox Grooming Subscription. Every month he’ll receive five samples of the best haircare, skincare, and bodycare products tailored to his preferences. It’ll be no time before he’s hooked on getting a personalized stash of grooming products in the mail every month.
Shop Now: Birchbox, 3 month subscription starts at $30
02. Leather Catchall Tray
Every guy can use a catchall tray. It gives him a safe spot to put his keys and wallet right when he walks in the door. He’ll never have to waste time looking for lost items again. This leather catchall tray unsnaps, so he can use to keep everything in one place even when he travels. Plus, it’s made of the same leather as baseball gloves so it will look better the more he uses it!
To help keep him even more organized, give him the catchall tray with a monogrammed money clip or wallet.
Shop Now: Mark and Graham, $79
03. Cocktail Kit
Keep the wedding celebration going all year long with this gift idea for groomsmen: a monthly cocktail box. Each Cocktail Courier box comes with recipes from top bartenders and all the ingredients he needs to create fresh, exciting cocktails. You get to select the spirit, so you can tailor the boxes to each of your groomsmen’s spirit preferences.
Get together once a month for a guys night. Bring over dinner and ask him to whip up the cocktails. He’ll love showing off his new bartending skill and sharing what’s in the box with you.
Shop Now: Cocktail Courier, Starts at $29.99
04. Weekend Bag
For the groomsmen that’s still using his backpack from college, this weekender bag will definitely up his style game. It has all the features you would want in a duffle, like a separate shoe compartment and tons of pockets. But it also has the portability of his favorite backpack. This versatile bag not only has carrying straps, but can also be worn as an over the shoulder bag or a backpack. Whether he’s going to the gym or catching a flight, this back is sure to get him there in style.
Shop Now: Everlane, $78
05. Whiskey Stones & Shot Glass Set
Friends don’t let friends serve whiskey in just any glass. Give him this personalized whiskey set to up his cocktail game. The set comes with two sipping glasses, whiskey tones, and tongs for perfect ice placement in the glass. That way the next time you’re over at his house, he can serve you your drink in style.
Shop Now: Home Wet Bar, $49.95
06. Personalized Handkerchief
With all the happy tears happening on your wedding day, a monogrammed handkerchief is the perfect groomsmen gift idea. When someone’s reaching for a tissue but can’t find one, he’ll be able to step in and save the day with is handkerchief.
Complete his wedding day look by giving him a pair of socks, a set of custom cuff links, or a bow tie to match. If he’s not one to wear a suit all that often, gift him a classic leather belt instead.
Shop Now: Mark and Graham, $19
07. Golfers Grilling Tools
Grilling just got a little more fun for your groomsmen. This grilling set is designed to look like golf clubs and gives him exactly what he needs to score a hole-in-one on the grill. They even have hand grips and a mini golf bag for storage! It’s the ultimate groomsmen gift idea for the guy who loves being on the green and in front of the grill.
Shop Now: Home Wet Bar, $39.95
08. Scratch Off Beer Poster
If your groomsmen are a beer connoisseur, He’ll love this scratch off beer bucket list poster. The list includes 100 beers from the world that guide him on a worldwide beer tasting adventure in the comfort of his own home.
Add a personal touch and gift him the poster with a few bottles of his favorite beer. Or find a few beers from the list for him to try, so he can start scratching them off his bucket list.
Shop Now: Amazon, $15
09. Portable Bluetooth Speaker
This portable bluetooth speaker is perfect for keeping the party going no matter where you are. It’s splash proof and has a 14-hour battery life which means you can keep pumping the tunes from sun up to sun down. Whether he’s tailgating, camping, or hanging out by the pool for your bachelor party, this speaker is a must have for any get together.
Shop Now: Amazon, $25.99
10. Hot and Cold Tumbler
Nothing’s more frustrating then warm whiskey and cold coffee. But thanks this YETI tumbler, he’ll never have to worry about that again. With double-wall insulation, it keeps cold drinks colder for longer and hot drinks hot. It’s every guys’ ideal drinking companion no matter what he drinks.
Customize it with the logo of his favorite sports team or with his name. Give it to him with a mini bottle of his favorite liquor or with a bag of his favorite coffee beans.
Shop Now: YETI, $19.99