6 Men's Gift Ideas You Won't find in Stores

Grey Leopard Cardigan (size UK8 ) // White Blouse (on sale! -size small) // Nude Tank ($2 great layering tanks) // Zip Skinny Jeans (on sale -30% off) // Grey Boots (also loving these) // Chanel Bag (similar here)


Tomorrow is Cody’s birthday! I love birthday's and figuring out gifts for people. I like to mix a few store bought items with some sort of event or "non store item". So today I wanted to share a few ideas for the non store items and celebrating his big day for every budget:

$$$  Exotic Car Racing: If your guy is anything like mine, even the thought of driving fast cars at (terrifyingly) high speeds is enough to get his adrenaline pumping. Motorsports parks are a great place to let them fulfill those dreams. In addition to letting him walk on the wild side, this gesture is a huge symbol of your faith in his driving abilities. A lot of facilities will also offer motorcycle and kart racing too. Major cities like Las Vegas, New York, and California have exotic racing options, like Lamborghinis, Porches, and Ferrari's but staying local is great option if you are looking to save. 

$-$$$ Sporting Event: Tickets to a game are a go-to on most guys’ lists and luckily the options are pretty much endless! For those looking to splurge, a quick overnight trip to catch one of his favorite teams is one for the books. Local professional or college games can be just as much fun to attend, especially for those that want to partake in the tailgating experience. For those on a budget, you might be surprised at how affordable the less desirable seats can be for certain games. Plus a hot dog tastes just as good in the nosebleeds as it does in the front row. 

$-$$ Couples’ Massage: If your man is more the type that likes to unwind, consider scheduling a couples’ massage. The best part? You get to enjoy it too. Some massage chains have discounted introductory rates to make this gift more affordable, but also consider massage therapists at chiropractic or therapy clinics that might have lower rates. Another option that he might enjoy even more is a stay at home massage from you. Light a few candles, put on some relaxing music, and grab some lotion – and your ready for your at home massage session.

$$ Classic Shave: This might be hit or miss, depending on your significant others taste but I like to imagine a classic barbershop shave is akin to a girls mani/pedi. Research local barbershops and read reviews before you send him to a stranger with a razor at your man’s throat :) 

Birthday Boy’s Choice: Celebrations don’t need to be extravagant to be memorable. One of the best, and easiest, presents is to let him choose dinner and a movie. Maybe it's you guys going out, or maybe it's staying in cooking his favorite meal. You might end up eating wings and watching a ninja or superhero movie, but he will be happy – and really that’s all that matters.

Free – Coupon Book: Ok, in some sense this isn't free. After all, we will end up doing some work when he's cashing in on the coupons, but this is a great way to merge romantic and practical into one. Include IOUs for things he will enjoys, like full control over the remote for the night, a daytime lingerie shoe, or maybe a coupon for his favorite homemade dessert. This gift will be priceless – something he can’t get for himself.

No matter what you choose, he will appreciate you taking the time to plan something out! Below are a few more pieces I'm loving inspired by our look above.

M·A·C 'Viva Glam Rihanna' Lipstick
Beige graphic animal print sleeveless shirt
'Sunniva' Ankle Bootie
Red Mini Pilot Bag
Cream leopard print midi skirt
River Island MensGrey youth nation LA print sweatshirt
Nike 'Air Max 1 Essential' Sneaker (Men)
River Island MensBlack carpe diem print sweatshirt


Happy Birthday Babe! <3

Photos By JessaKae


  1. These are great ideas! I'm always trouble to surprise my hubby. I love your animal print blazer.
    Red Reticule

  2. Your bag and boots are absolutely outstanding! Also, really great post and good tips!


  3. Such great ideas! I love your leopard print jacket! It is incredible!!!

    The Style Storm
    <3, Christina

  4. Such cute ideas and I love your cardigan!

    Heidi D.

  5. That black sweatshirt- LOVE!


  6. LOVE your shoes!!! And thanks for sharing these great gift ideas.


  7. So many great gift ideas and I totally will need these ideas come December! You and your hubby are so stylish!
    xo Adri

  8. I love those booties and cardigan! So pretty- happy birthday & cute ideas!


  9. All great ideas! I always have such a hard time figuring out gift ideas for my boyfriend.
    You two are so cute!

    Because I'm Obsessed

  10. Both of you look amazing and love both of your looks. Very stunning couple!
    Mad For Fashion For Less - https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mad-For-Fashion-For-Less/310725935696887

  11. The exotic car racing is a great idea. My hubby will love it! Sticking it on the Christmas list now.

  12. I am absolutely loving these gift ideas! My husband and I have done coupon books for each other a few times and we've always loved it! And I'm sure my husband would love the exotic cars!


  13. Great ideas!! Love your grey boots too- they're perfect for fall!!


  14. I really like when you do posts also for men! You look stunning! Love your boots!

  15. Thanks for the great tips! I find it really hard to find a gift for men XD


  16. I love your outfit! Those boots are killer! xx Danielle


  17. Lovely jacket!

  18. Loving the red Vans!



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