2021 Holiday Gift Guide: The Best Gifts for Him

In search of the perfect gifts for the men on your list? Here are some of the best guy gifts, available in stores throughout the Chicago area.

Few Spirits 10th Anniversary Bourbon, $54.99

918 Chicago Ave, Evanston


Celebrating a decade of distilling, this anniversary blend has bold notes of spicy cinnamon, oak and vanilla, with a smooth finish.

Erik’s Bike Shop Wahoo Smart Trainer, $1,199.99

3801 Oakton St, Skokie

wahoo bike trainer

Chicago winters are long; treat the biker in your life to a Wahoo Smart Trainer so they can bike on-demand with a trainer that provides a more realistic ride at home (it’s also one of the quietest on the market).

Maze Home The Eyes Have It Glasses Holder, $80

735 Elm St., Winnetka

glasses holder

A fun and quirky way to display his glasses, this mustache-clad holder is the perfect (and handy) addition to the office.

Guys & Co.

Garrity Square, 1855-B Deerfield Road, Highland Park, IL

Paid partnership

GUYS & CO. is your one-stop shop holiday gift headquarters for men and teens. We have the latest trends for clothing, athleisure and lounge wear. Find accessories and grooming gift items for all the guys in the family. Shop in store or online 24/7. Offering in store pick-up or shipping in the US.

(847) 940-4897; [email protected]

Game Console: A Photographic History from Atari to Xbox by Evan Amos, $24.95

1478 W Summerdale Ave., Chicago

game console

Gamers of all ages will enjoy this book that gives a tour through the evolution of video game hardware, with gorgeous full-color photos of 86 consoles.

Styling Session and Made-to-Measure Private Appointment at Smith’s Men’s Store

770 N Western Ave #1A, Lake Forest

Really spoil the man in your life by booking a private styling session at the Smith’s Men’s Store in Lake Forest. Established in 1937, they offer a full-service shopping experience and carry a wide variety of classic, timeless and luxury fashion items.

ROAM Customizable Expandable Luggage, $495-650

Travel plans in the future? Gift the world’s first and only color-customizable luggage from ROAM. Not only can you select from dozens of colors, but the luggage is expandable and made-to-order in the U.S.

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