Broke-Ass Tag: Gift Guide


Affiliate Disclaimer NewIt’s that time of year again! Gift guides are back! From now until the holidays, we’ll be rounding up some of our favorite gift ideas, mostly in broke-ass budget range (but with one or two splurges thrown in). Whether you’re shopping for your best gal, your favorite dude, your family or yourself, you’re going to find some stellar ideas for everyone on your shopping list. This week Ryan’s bringing you a little something for the guys.

‘Tis the season for list-making and gift-giving. We’re dashing through our lists with some of our top favorites of the year. Stumped on what to add to your list? Check out this Ultimate Gentleman’s Gift Guide for some serious inspirations.

The Broke-Ass Bride's 2016 Gift Guide The Ultimate Gentleman

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Drink up, in a delightfully macabre way.
Skull Decanter, $33.08 from Etsy seller JayEngrave

Pineapples are still having a moment.
Pineapple Jam Pocket Square, $15 from The Tie Bar

Art + Science = Perfect home decor.
Atmosphere Print by We Are Brainstorm, $45 from Upstate MN

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It’s a knife! It’s a corkscrew! It’s a lifesaver for all situations!
No. 10 Knife and Corkscrew by Opinel, $32 from Upstate MN

There’s no better way to start your day with a classy AF cup of French Press coffee.
White Ceramic French Press, $75 from J. Crew

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A burgundy tie for each holiday party!
Basic Burgundy Gift Set, $39 from The Tie Bar

For the artiste, the doodling game just leveled up with a 3D doodler.
3D Doodler, $69.99 from Michaels

For the music lover and collector of vinyl who has a knack for tech.
EP-33 Bluetooth Turntable with Speakers, $169 from Urban Outfitters

Anything you think we need to our lists this year? Let us know in the comments below or on Instagram @thebrokeassbride.

  • 12/18

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    Whether you’re shopping for those friends who are poised to walk down the aisle or the ones who are enjoying their first holiday season as marrieds (or you just need some inspo for your own wedding registry), there are plenty of great gift ideas out there. From small knick-knacks to big-ticket items (split it with a few pals!), here are 15 great presents for the nearlyweds and newlyweds in your life.

    The Broke-Ass Bride's 2015 Gift Guid Nearlyweds & Newlyweds

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    If the couple in question are some serious oenophiles, they’ll really appreciate a monthly gift of new bottles to sip. Wine Club Subscription, starting at $39.95 from The California Wine Club

    Music lovers can sway sweetly along to their favorite tunes — whether on tape, vinyl or CD — with a chic old-timey stereo. Crosley Rochester 5 in 1 Entertainment Center, $88 at Target

    It may not be sexy, but it’ll make the air in their new abode a helluva lot better for breathing. (Pro Tip: This is a gift that’s perfect to go in on with a group of friends) Dyson 303515-01 AM10 Humidifier, $499 from Amazon

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    For campers, music festival goers or just backyard BBQ-ers, a loveseat camping chair is a gift that will make any gathering a perfect opportunity for impromptu snuggles. Kelty Loveseat Chair, $75.96 from Amazon

    Help your homies document their journey to I Do or their first year as a hitched pair in a nostalgic way with a film camera. Medium Format Camera, $89 from Dot & Bo

    Experiences mean so much more to some than others. Whether it’s an adventure of a lifetime, a culinary experience or attending a dream sports match, give ’em the gift that they’ll remember forever. Prices Vary, from IfOnly

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    Is one half of the couple a bit more of a night owl than the other? Help the continue binge watching their fave shows without waking their partner with a streaming device that has a headphone jack in the remote. Roku 3 Streaming Media Player, $79 from Amazon

    Don’t let ’em get their mix all drinked up — er, drinks all mixed up. Yours Mine and Ours Decanter Set, $39 at Urban Outfitters

    Life gets busy sometimes, especially when you’re busy running around doing wedding planning errands or settling into newlywed life, and dinner can fall by the wayside. Hook up your homies with a gift card to a recipe box delivery service and save ’em a little time and sanity. Gift Cards starting at $69.99 for three meals for two people from Hello Fresh

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    Star Wars lovers, cuddlebugs and general sassypants will love this Han and Leia pillowcase set. Star Wars Pillow Set, $45 from Etsy seller AndersAttic

    A registry staple and one that any couple who asked for it but maybe didn’t receive will be thrilled to get. (Pro Tip: This is another solid group gift — and will likely guarantee you many amazing meals.) KitchenAid Artisan Series Stand Mixer, $349.99 from Target

    Parties aplenty tend to take place when engaged or newly married. Help the hosts keep all their booze in one spot and show it off beautifully at the same time. Valet Bar Cart, $249.99 from West Elm

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    The division of household labor can be tough, so help ’em take a load off with a robotic duster that’s fun to watch. Bonus: If they’re cat people, they’ll get twice the entertainment. Mocoro Robot Cleaning Ball, $37.29 from Firebox

    Level up your friend points in a hardcore way by getting them a personalized gift that can go from wedding day decor to home embellishments. Any Two 18″ Marquee Letters and One Ampersand, $294 from SawandSteel

    If they’re foodies that love to spend time in the kitchen together, get things cooking with a book made for them. The Newlywed Cookbook, $24.05 from Amazon

  • 12/5

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