5 Christmas Gift Ideas for Men Over 40

Date:03-12-2013 11:40:53 read:4

Around forty is when get settled and most have the financial power to be able to afford most things they want. It can be really difficult to think of a gift for them as they look as if they are self-sufficient and aren’t in need of anything that they do not use or something they think would not gel with their lifestyles. The best thing you can do is to do a little bit of snooping to find out what he is into. You can ask his friends for some suggestions and if nothing works out you just ask him straight out as to what he would like to get as a Christmas gift. The answer would be a no most times so you would be back to square one and start racking your brains again. Here are a few tips that can help you stop scratching your head less and find a good gift for men over forty.

1. Muscle trainers

If the guy is into fitness, then this would be a great addition to the existing fitness gear that he has. Even if he is not into fitness, he would be tempted to use this to get a trim body. It does not matter if he is married or not, men would always love to impress women and might use it just to please you or show off.

2. Vinyl records

Men like collecting things and the things they collect are so different from what women like. You can gift a guy some very classic vinyl records as he would be gradually moving on from loud speakers and loud music in general. Gift him a good set of vinyls this Christmas and he’d be a very happy man indeed.

3. Miniature models

Men never really grow up in many ways and this is one area which they just don’t grow out of. You can gift a forty year old guy a miniature motorbike or a miniature model of a car and he will go gaga over it and talk about it for a long time. It will also occupy a pride of place in his study or collection.

4. Concert tickets

Forty is that in between age when they choose the concerts they go to and slowly bring down the number of concerts. As a Christmas gift you can give him concert tickets to his favorite band. It will be a special gift as he might choose not to go to too many concerts due to advancing age.

5. Gadgets

It is whole world out there and you can get lost quite easily if you don’t know what he is currently into. Try to know more about what gadgets he already owns and what he’d like to have before you gift him an expensive gadget.

Giving a Christmas gift to a guy over forty is difficult as you would never know what he likes or what he needs. The best thing to do in such cases is to choose something you really like and personalize it.

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