BYT Gift Guide 2017: Gifts For Him

Well, hello there! REAL TALK: You only have three weekends left before Christmas. So, you better get that last minute holiday shopping ball rolling. And we’re here to help. Below you’ll find a hand picked, mood board inspired selection of items your friends and family would be FOOLS not to love (SIDE NOTE: FEEL FREE TO GIVE THEM MOST OF THESE YEAR ROUND, and not just when you’re obligated to).

This year, we got SO MANY great things to share, that we will be running this edition of BEST GIFT GUIDE EVER in installments.

BONUS: Follow us on Instagram (@brightestyoungthings) for giveaways of some of the goodies below and use #BYThings when sharing

Below: Something for the MEN in your life.

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APPAREL / ACCESSORIES:

  • Green sneakers – lululemon
  • Pizza & Chill socks – &pizza
  • Black shoes with green soles – Maketto
  • Brown Leather Watch – Maketto
  • DC Dope baseball cap – Steadfast Supply
  • Grey and green baseball caps – lululemon

BOOKS / PAPER GOODS:

  • This Day In Rap And Hip-Hop History – Kramerbooks
  • Toys For Boys – Shopkeepers
  • Pinball Science – Kramerbooks
  • Gay card – Miss Pixie’s

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HOMEGOODS / MUSIC:

  • Waterbottle – Maketto
  • The 1998 Deck of Cards  – Maketto
  • Philips EverPlay Bluetooth Speaker – Philips
  • Wooden bottle opener – Steadfast Supply
  • Loud Boyz EP – loudboyzdc.com

COSMETICS

  • Aftershave / Lotion / Beard oil – Le Labo

DRINK:

  • Vintage beers – Miss Pixie’s
  • Bourbon – One Eight Distilling

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Best gifts for the best dudes in your life

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APPAREL / ACCESSORIES:

  • Blue button down – Hugh & Crye
  • Bowtie – Meeps
  • Blue jacket – Maketto
  • Brown men’s watch – Shinola
  • Grey button down – Redeem

BOOKS / PAPER GOODS:

  • How to Tie a Tie – National Gallery of Art Gift Shop
  • Downhill Racer – Criterion Collection
  • Black and white print –  Margaret Bakke for Transformer Gallery Flat Files

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HOMEGOODS:

  • Swell water bottle – REI
  • Leather pouch – Goodwood
  • Gold mini comb – Steadfast Supply
  • Brown toothbrush – Goodwood
  • Dark brown bristle brush – Steadfast Supply
  • Wooden glasses case – Shopkeepers

COSMETICS:

  • Our Best Smeller – Steadfast Supply
  • Body scrub – Le Labo
  • Wise shampoo – Take Care Shop
  • Mister shave – Take Care Shop
  • Herbivore beard tonic – Take Care Shop
  • Wooden solid perfume – Goodwood
  • 228 Grant Street Candle Co. – Steadfast Supply

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Rugged, adventurous, reads John Hodgman – sounds pretty perfect to us.

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APPAREL / ACCESSORIES:

  • Blue and green flannel – REI
  • Green vest – Maketto
  • Sunski sunglasses  – REI
  • Grey beanie – lululemon
  • Large brown socks – REI

OUTDOORSY STUFF:

  • Sleeping bag – REI
  • Carabiner blue speaker – REI

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BOOKS / PAPER GOODS:

  • Field Notes – Stitch and Rivet
  • Atlas Obscura notebook  – Kramerbooks
  • John Hodgman: Vactionland book – Kramerbooks
  • Blue pen – Cherry Blossom Creative
  • Wanderlust keychain – Meg Biram for Steadfast Supply

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HOMEGOODS / FOOD:

  • Compass Coffee – Compass Coffee
  • Dried bananas – Amazi
  • White giraffe wall decor – Steadfast Supply
  • Cinder wood candle –  Take Care Shop

COSMETICS:

  • Axe brand universal oil – Curio Concept Shop

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All ages of music fans, all the time.
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THE FULL SHOPPING DIRECT

APPAREL / ACCESSORIES:

  • Bowie kid leggings – Steadfast Supply
  • DJ Obama t-shirt – Meeps
  • Black sunglasses – Violet Boutique

MUSIC

  • Gibson Les Paul Classic – Gibson Guitar
  • Philips EverPlay Bluetooth Speaker – Philips
  • Guitar picks – Gibson Guitar
  • Kid Congo and The Pink Monkey Birds vinyl – SOM Records

BOOKS / PAPER GOODS:

  • Smithsonian Rock And Roll – Smithsonian Books
  • When Ziggy Played The Marquee – Kramerbooks
  • David Weigel: The Show Never Ends -the rise and Fall of Prog Rock – where cool books are sold
  • Mariachi band card – Kramerbooks

HOMEGOODS:

  • Music ornament – National Building Museum Gift Shop
  • Black coffee mug – The Anthem

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CHECK IN TOMORROW FOR PART 3, where we tackle INTERESTING GIFTS FOR INTERESTING PEOPLE

THIS GUIDE WAS PRODUCED BY:

Styling and sourcing: Svetlana Legetic, Marissa Rubenstein & Mary Godier

Photography: Jeff Martin

Styling, sourcing, and emotional assistance: Kaylee Dugan, Jenn Tisdale & Kendall Baron

with many thanks to the Gibson Guitar Showroom for letting us shoot on location there and the whole BYT team for running around, grabbing things, returning things and more.