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Celebrating 1, 10, 25 or 50 years together? Regardless of how long it has been, these are the best anniversary gifts for him.

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Another trip around the sun together is no small feat. One of the best ways to celebrate an anniversary is a thoughtful and sentimental gift, whether you’re buying for your significant other or congratulating a friend on another year with their S/O. Buying an anniversary gift for him should be exciting — you are commemorating a special milestone that deserves recognition, whether it has been one year or 50 years. The best anniversary gifts for him are the ones that get him excited to pursue his passions and keep him thinking of you while he’s at it.

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  • Yeti Roadie 24 Cooler

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  • Flint and Tinder Flannel-lined Waxed Trucker Jacket

    Best Gift Under $300

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  • Sony WH-1000XM5 Noise-Canceling Headphones

    Best Gift Under $400

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  • Traeger Pro 575 Pellet Grill

    Best Gift for Grillmasters

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  • Après Pant

    Best Gift Under $150

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  • West Elm Glass Decanter

    Best Gift for Whiskey Drinkers

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  • Momof*cku Noodle Variety Pack

    Best Gift for Foodies

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  • Buck Mason Loomed Linen Fatigue Shirt

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  • Tojiro DP Gyutou Chef’s Knife

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  • Gillette Labs Heated Razor

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  • Tidbyt

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  • Yankee Stadium Candle

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  • Kensui Adjustabell

    Best Gift for Fitness Enthusiasts

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  • Fellow Stagg X Pour-Over Dripper Set

    Best Gift for Coffee Drinkers

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  • Theragun Pro

    Best Gift for Athletes

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  • Wakey Wakey Puzzle

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  • Red Wing Heritage Iron Ranger 6-Inch Boot

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  • The James Brand The Carter

    Best Gift for the EDC Obsessed

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  • Q Timex Reissue 38mm Stainless Steel Bracelet Watch

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  • Grovemade Brass Pen

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  • Fermented Hot Sauce Making Kit

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  • Bulleit Bourbon Blenders’ Select No. 001

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  • Leatherman Wave+ Multi-Tool

    Best Gift for the DIYer

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  • Field Company Field Cast-Iron Skillet

    Best Gift for the Home Chef

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  • D.S. & Durga Cowboy Grass

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  • Sonos Move 2

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  • Talea Peach Berry Punch Beer Making Kit

    Best Gift for Aspiring Home Brewers

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  • Big Beachy Blanket

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  • Persol PO0649

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  • Filson Medium Rugged Twill Duffle Bag

    Best Duffel Bag

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  • Rimowa Classic Cabin Carry-On

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  • Bellroy Apex Slim Sleeve Wallet

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Whether it’s snagging him a style piece he wouldn’t buy for himself, buying a special bottle of booze or getting that cologne you wish he’d wear, there are so many options. This is the perfect opportunity to show that you’ve been listening all those times he waxed poetic about that bike part that just came out or hinted that that pair of jeans happened to fit him just right when he tried them on at the store. Either way, you’re going to nail it.

If you caught all the hints but don’t know where to start, here are some of our favorite anniversary gifts that will be a hit, no matter how long it has been. After all, he’s found a lasting relationship; might as well get him a gift that will last, too.

Perfect for picnics, camping trips and other away-from-home adventures, Yeti’s Roadie cooler will keep everything inside it cold for days, if it comes to that.

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Best Gift Under $300

Flint and Tinder Flannel-lined Waxed Trucker Jacket

Huckberry’s all-time most popular jacket happens to be a popular jacket with GP readers: this is one of the most clicked-on items we’ve ever featured. Plus, if you need more convincing, tune into HBO’s The Last of Us and you’ll recognize it on the back of lead actor Pedro Pascal.

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Noise-canceling headphones are an essential, especially in the WFH era. These ones are some of the best you can buy, thanks to exceptional sound and quality.

If he loves to grill and is, well, kind of nerdy about it, he’ll love a pellet grill, which combines grilling with advanced tech to help him cook up some of the best meals he’s ever made.

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Whatever lounge pants he’s wearing, we can pretty much guarantee these are comfier, and they almost certainly look better too.

Whether he is a bourbon expert or wine aficionado, these wood-stopped decanters will be a welcome addition to any guy’s bar cart.

They say the way to any man’s heart is through his stomach, and maybe the easiest (and most delicious) way to get there is with these dried noodles.

It’s hard to describe just how nice Buck Mason’s loomed linen is to the touch – it’s got a cool hand feel, drapes perfectly and feels like it’ll last forever. If you’re looking for an upgrade to your favorite vintage military fatigues, stop your search here.

For the master chef, nothing is more important than a high-quality chef’s knife. This Tojiro knife is our pick for the best chef’s knife you can buy.

THE BEST KITCHEN KNIVES

If shaving is one of his least favorite to-dos, get him this heated razor that will make keeping his face groomed more appealing in an instant.

Check the game’s score, have the weather forecast at a glance, check what song is playing; the Tidbyt allows him to do just about anything he sees fit.

Homesick set out to capture the essence of every MLB ballpark into a scent that embodies the feeling of being there, rooting for your home team. No worries if he’s not a Yankees fan–there’s one for everybody.

Bringing the gym home can get very expensive very fast with most adjustable dumbbells costing hundreds of dollars. But this versatile option from Kensui makes things much more affordable.

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Best Gift for Coffee Drinkers

Fellow Stagg X Pour-Over Dripper Set

For the couple who loves the taste of specialty coffee and can’t stand the thought of a drip coffee maker, the specialists at Fellow have crafted the classiest pour-over set we’ve seen.

THE BEST POUR-OVER MAKERS

Recovery is one of the most important aspects of fitness, even though most of us don’t want to admit it. This percussion massager makes recovering convenient and, honestly, kind of fun.

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Sometimes the best gift is one that allows you to spend some quality time together, and Le Puzz brings some style and pizzazz to the jigsaw puzzle.

While these may be our favorite pair of work boots, they look just as good, if not better, off the job site as they do on it.

THE BEST WORK BOOTS

This knife not only looks like something out of the future but has all of the modern bits you’d want in a pocket knife — it’s easy to open, has a lock for safety and a clip for security.

Timex has gone back to the archives to make one of our favorite affordable watches, the Q Timex reissue. If he doesn’t like green, this watch comes in a bunch of awesome colors.

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A classic gift, a brass pen is something he’ll cherish for years and may even end up passing down as a family heirloom.

Nothing spices things up like making your own hot sauce. What’s better than an activity that you get to eat at the end?

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Bulleit Bourbon Blenders’ Select No. 001

For the discerning whiskey drinker, Bulleit is a solid pick. This Blenders’ Select Bulleit, however, is a step up that he will love to celebrate with.

THE BEST BOURBONS

A must-have for any guy with an inkling of interest in DIYing, this exceptional Leatherman multi-tool has over 18 built-in functions ranging from a cutting blade to a bottle opener.

A step up from your standard cast-iron skillet, this one from Field Company is made to perform while standing the test of time.

THE BEST CAST-IRON SKILLETS

Wearing cologne may not be the first thing that comes to his mind while getting dressed in the morning these days, but this one encapsulates the scents of the wild west — cowboy up, indeed.

THE BEST COLOGNES

Sonos’ newest portable speaker is revamped and better than ever, meaning that he can set a vibe and have it sound great wherever your travels take you.

If he’s been yammering on and on about the intricacies of beer for years, he probably would love making his own. Get him this kit that he can use to whip up a brew at home.

Stop fighting each other for leg room. Make room for everyone on your next beach day or picnic with a blanket that can fit you all.

Help him channel his inner Steve McQueen with these iconic shades from Persol.

MORE GREAT SUNGLASSES

Get him prepped for the next big vacation with this exceptionally handsome and hard-wearing bag from Filson, an iconic American brand that prides itself on quality.

THE BEST DUFFEL BAGS

Help him unwind in style with this ashtray set designed by Seth Rogen, and released by his brand Houseplant. Because if you’re going to partake, you might as well make it look good.

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Make all of his jet-setting dreams come true with a classy aluminum suitcase from Rimowa that will get him from point A to point B in style.

THE BEST LUGGAGE

A huge step above clunky, traditional bifold wallets, this Bellroy offering is masterfully crafted, slim enough for front-pocket carry, has a magnetic closure and still offers RFID protection.

THE BEST WALLETS FOR MEN

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FAQs

What is the traditional gift for the 30th anniversary? ›

30-Year Anniversary Gift Theme: Pearl

Pearls are the traditional theme (and gemstone) for three decades of marriage. They represent the hidden beauty of a long-lasting union with a maturity that reveals itself from within. Plus, they make for timeless pieces of jewelry to help with gift shopping.

What is the symbol for 30 years of marriage? ›

What is the symbol for 30 years of marriage? The 30 year anniversary is known as the Pearl Wedding. Long-lasting, solid and signifying a strong bond, the 30th wedding anniversary is represented by the symbol of wisdom, purity and love: the pearl.

What is 30 years of marriage called? ›

This is followed by Pearl for year 30, Coral for year 35, Ruby for year 40, Sapphire for year 45, Gold for year 50, Diamond for year 60, Blue Sapphire for year 65, Platinum for year 70 and finally Oak for year 80.

How many years is a diamond anniversary? ›

Currently two diamond anniversaries are celebrated – one at 60 and one at 75 years. The 75th anniversary is the original diamond anniversary and the 60th was added when Queen Victoria (English Empire Monarch) celebrated her Diamond Jubilee on her 60th anniversary of accession to the throne in 1897.

What's the hardest year of marriage? ›

Divorce lawyers, psychologists, and researchers have slotted years of marriage into periods and have rated them based on their risk of divorce:
  • Years 1–2: Very Risky.
  • Years 3–4: Mild Risk.
  • Years 5–8: Very Risky.
  • Years 9–15: Low Risk.
  • Years 15 and over: Low to Mild Risk.

What item represents each year of marriage? ›

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Wedding Anniversary OccasionTraditional ThemeAnniversary Gift Suggestions
1st YearPaperClick Here
2nd YearCottonClick Here
3rd YearLeatherClick Here
4th YearLinen; Silk (UK) Fruit/Flowers (US)Click Here
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What are the golden years of marriage? ›

In some cultures, traditional names exist for milestone anniversaries; for instance, fifty years of marriage may be known variously as a "golden wedding anniversary", "golden anniversary" or "golden wedding".

What happens to couples after 30 years of marriage? ›

While many marriages fail shortly after a couple marries, divorce after 30 years is fairly common too. A marriage breakdown after 30 years may be due to the empty nest syndrome, infidelity, different interests, retirement, or other reasons. Some spouses just want their independence.

Who has the longest marriage? ›

The longest marriage recorded (although not officially recognized) is a granite wedding anniversary (90 years) between Karam and Kartari Chand, who both lived in the United Kingdom, but were married in India.

What is the best message for anniversary wishes? ›

Happy Anniversary Captions
  • “Happy anniversary, my love.”
  • “Another year, another adventure.”
  • “Celebrating the day our journey began.”
  • “Two hearts, one love, endless happiness.”
  • “To the love that grows stronger with each passing year.”
  • “Our love story is my favorite.”
  • “Happy anniversary to the person who completes me.”
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How do you celebrate a 30th wedding anniversary? ›

What are some experience gift ideas for a 30th anniversary?
  1. Champagne afternoon teas.
  2. Celebratory dining.
  3. Steam train journeys.
  4. Entry to top attractions like Bletchley Park.
  5. Dinner cruises.
  6. Theatre tickets.

Is there a rose for 30th anniversary? ›

The 'Pearl Wedding 30th Anniversary' rose is for a very special occasion, and can be either given away or planted to mark the event. Each time this bush rose erupts with colour across the summer months, the happy couple will be reminded of their love and cherished memories they share.

Is 30th anniversary a milestone? ›

The 30th wedding anniversary is a remarkable milestone in a couple's love story and pearls embody the beauty of this special occasion. From classic pearl necklaces to modern pearl earrings, the following gift ideas offer a bit of inspiration to find a personal and meaningful gift for her.

Is there a rose called pearl anniversary? ›

The 'Pearl Wedding 30th Anniversary' rose is for a very special occasion, and can be either given away or planted to mark the event. Each time this bush rose erupts with colour across the summer months, the happy couple will be reminded of their love and cherished memories they share.

What comes after diamond wedding? ›

Celebration and gifts
  • 25th anniversary: silver.
  • 40th anniversary: ruby.
  • 50th anniversary: gold.
  • 60th anniversary: diamond.
  • 70th anniversary: platinum.

What is the meaning of pearl Jubilee? ›

Symbolising purity, charity, honesty, wisdom and integrity, pearls define the best human qualities. The beauty of a pearl takes time to form, endurance and strength to grow. Pearls are a reminder of the true value in the shared experience of a lifelong love and that real beauty comes from within.

What is the diamond anniversary? ›

The diamond anniversary marks 60 years of marriage. The tradition of celebrating a 60th anniversary was popularized following Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee.

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