Gifts for the Guys

Here is the scoop on the coolest apparel, gadgets, accessories, and more that guys will be excited to get this Holiday!

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Never afraid to experiment with his personal style, this fashion plate knows all the hidden gems worth a stop. Alexander Wang Lizard iPad Case, $239, available at Barneys New York; hello mr. Magazine, $20; A. OK Beanie, $36, available at Oak; ASSK Bisoux Sweatshirt, $125, available at V Files; Alexander McQueen Brogue Boots, $850, available at Mr. Porter.

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Back To Basics

No guy likes to shop for the basics. Give his necessities a major refresh this season with sleek new accessories, funky undergarments, and maybe a cool techie find: Shinola Runwell Chrono, $750; Ernest Alexander Bedford Overnight Bag, $465; Shipley & Halmos Highland Sock, $30; Jawbone Mini Jambox, $179.99; Mack Weldon Boxer Brief, $24; Remee Sleep Mask, $95.

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The Coin Toss
A care-free skater who also possesses intellectual, theater-critic-esque sensibilities? Opt for gifts that hone in on one of his intricacies for something he’ll actually love: Kenzo Kenyon Trainers, $366, available at Matches FashionTodd Snyder Blue Selvedge Denim, $250; Boosted Board, $1,299, available for pre-order; Belovedshirts Cat Sweatshirt, $59.99; Grand Theft Auto V, $39.99, available at AmazonTwelfth Night and Richard III, tickets available at Telecharge.

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The Pragmatist

“Practical” doesn’t have to be “boring.” In fact, sometimes those gifts that are both useful and fun are more appreciated than ones we don’t really need: Izola Launder With Care Laundry Bag, $39; Ernest Alexander Cooper British Shave Kit Bag, $110; Coin, $55, available for pre-order; Bespoken Crewneck Sweatshirt, $360 ; Le Specs Revolution Rouge, $59.95.

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The Stumper
Whether he’s tough to buy for or you’re simply puzzled when it comes to gifting the guys, cool trinkets and one-of-a-kind accessories are great conversation starters and outlets for new discoveries: Oliver Brown Cup Sets, $41.07; Kapital Skull Patch, $76.48, available at Pancho and Lefty; Miansai Brummel Hook Bracelet, $95; Iacoli & McAllister Hex Opener, $48; Occulter Black Pyramid Salt, $10; Bee Raw 9 Varietal Honey Flight, $78.
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Winter’s Warden
Sometimes it’s just too cold to do anything but binge-watch your favorite shows. And, he’ll be needing plenty of “surviving winter” essentials to help him brave the brr: Diptyque Genevrier Candle, $60; Topman Black Leather Biker Jacket, $300; Reigning Champ Fleece Hoodie, $112, available at Steven Alan; Roku Roku 3, $99.99 ; Beats By Dr. Dre Solo HD Headphones, $199.95.

Give the guys a gift they will love!

XOXO

-D-Anna

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Men’s Halloween Costumes Women think are Hot!

Guys often get overlooked in the shadows of Ladies show-stealing outfits, but we gotta hand it to them—they look damn fine in these handsome get-ups rounded up by the Girls at Sheckys.com!  Move over, men in uniforms. We love a man in costume!

These are the Men’s Halloween Costumes that Women think are  the Hottest!

Cowboy

He doesn’t have to be a country boy to look good in a cowboy costume! The hat, the bandana, the low-slung, tight jeans—this look gets us fired up every time.

Sailor

Aye aye, captain! There’s something about this rugged sailor look that makes us swoon like schoolgirls. Somehow guys manage to make those silly looking caps look sexy, especially when paired with a pair of aviators and that necktie.

Firefighter

This firefighter costume sets off our sirens like no other! Firefighters in general are sexy because they save people and look hella hot while doing it.

Lumberjack

Ahh lumberjacks—they’ve got that whole rustic woods thing goin’ on that we women always find irresistibly charming. If they can pull off the suspenders and wool hat, they’re definitely doing something right.

Gangster

Guys like the gangster costume because they can dress up without really dressing up and it gives them a reason to wear a vest (seriously, dudes love vests). We like it because it shows off their bulging biceps in tight white t-shirts!

James Bond

The suit and bow tie costume could be seen as the easy way out, but there’s nothing we love more than a dashingly handsome guy in a tux sipping a martini at the bar (shaken, not stirred—duh). Black and white take the cake when men decide to channel James Bond, one of our sexiest movie crushes.

Warrior

Brad Pitt was the first one to turn this costume from snooze fest to studly and we love any guy who can pull it off with the same amount of fierceness and strength! Occasionally we all need a little protection, and who better to fight for us than the guy with the sword?

Batman

Any guy who can fill out a Batman costume like a boss is devastatingly hot in our book. We love the mysterious mask that leaves only his mouth and eyes visible. For some reason, this superhero’s appeal is undeniable and we just can’t deny our soft spot for the endearing good guy vs. villain dynamic.

Ladies: What Guys Halloween Costume is your Favorite?

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