The 12 Best Anniversary Gifts for Him in 2021

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Always and Together Morse Code Bracelets at Etsy

These bracelets are perfect for the couple who wants a stylish, yet understated way to display their bond.

Earth Toned World Push Pin Travel Map at Amazon

This handmade map is sure to be a travel lover's dream.

Bose Noise Cancelling Wireless Bluetooth Headphones at Amazon

These headphones have up to a 20 hour battery life and amazing noise cancellation, making them great for the gym or work.

Personalized Leather Whiskey Set at Etsy

Any whiskey lover will appreciate this bottle holder that's made of 100 percent leather and can be personalized.

Chelsea Slim Card Sleeve Wallet at Amazon

This wallet has a slim profile, but keeps cards, cash, and so much more organized.

Gentleman Jon Deluxe Wet Shave Kit at Amazon

This kit contains everything he needs to get a professional wet shave in the comfort of his own home.

Standing Turntable at Walmart

Though this record player has a retro look, it also has the benefits of modern technology.

Bewell W086B Mens Wooden Watch at Amazon

This stunning wooden watch is an original twist on a classic timepiece and is sure to be a conversation starter.

Stone Drink Dispenser at Uncommon Goods

Serving up drinks just became way more stylish with this granite dispenser.

Custom Docking Station at Etsy

Keep everyday essentials organized with this customized docking station.

Even if you've known someone for years, finding the perfect present to say "I love you" can be tough. And finding the right gift to celebrate your anniversary is even harder. Luckily, whether you've been together for a year or a few decades, it's possible to find a present that suits your budget, is unique, and useful.

To help you narrow down the list, here are the best anniversary gifts for him.

Always and Together Morse Code Bracelets

Always and Together Morse Code Bracelet

Courtesy of Etsy 

Matching bracelets don't have to feel overly cheesy, especially if the style is understated and classic. This set of bracelets is a perfect anniversary gift that the both of you can enjoy. One bracelet reads "always" and the other, "together," in morse code. You can choose the thread color (there are more than 20 options) and beads. Because the design is so simple, the bracelets can be worn for a variety of occasions or even worn every day.

Earth Toned World Push Pin Travel Map

Feed his wanderlust with this handmade map of the world that lets him mark all the special places that he’s been, where he wants to go, and where you hope to travel as a couple. It comes with 100 pins in red, white, and black, and everything you need to hang the frame is included, right down to the nail. The frame measures 39.5 x 27.5-inches and each capital city is marked with a star. Sleek and stylish in earth tones and framed in black, it looks great in an office, in the living room, or anywhere he wants a conversation piece. 

Gentleman Jon Deluxe Wet Shave Kit

Yes, men do care about their beauty routine. This kit will update his cheap razor to barber level status. Included is a canvas and leather dopp kit bag that he can take for travel, a safety razor, Badger hair brush, shave stand, alum block (which fights razor burn), stainless steel shave bowl, shave soap, and five Astra razor blades. Long after the actual products have been used up, the dopp kit, which has a water resistant nylon liner, will continue to hold any essentials.

Mouth Indie States of America subscription

Mouth Indie States of America subscription


Food is a pretty great gift for most people and if your guy is an adventurous eater, then Mouth's Indie States of America box will be a hit. Each box includes a variety of food from specific regions in the country. You can choose a three or six month subscription, or even opt for a full year so he can receive this goodness every month. He'll love snacking on or cooking with products that are sure to be new to him.

Crosley Bermuda Standing Turntable

Courtesy of Pottery Barn

For the guy who likes to listen to music old-school style, he'll love this retro record player. Whether he was alive or not when this was the way music was played, it’s a fun throwback, but with all the modern technology for great sound. Made of wood, plastic, and metal, its groovy look is a fun addition to any room. Set the record player on a table or attach the legs so it can stand alone. Also, the hard case makes it easy to take tunes on the go. In addition to playing 33 1/3 and 45 RPM records, the auxiliary input jack makes it easy to play music from a cell phone or tablet.

Bewell W086B Mens Wooden Watch

What better way to mark the passing of time than with a watch? This stunning wooden watch is an original twist on a timepiece and is sure to be a conversation starter. Made of 100 percent natural wood from Africa, it comes in several styles. Each features an analog display, which also has a window to show the date. It’s lightweight, comfortable and precise — everything he wants in a watch, but with a unique design that’s sure to get noticed. The battery will last up to three years, so it will keep on ticking for quite some time before it needs to be replaced. It also comes with a link-removal tool to perfect the right fit.

Stone Drink Dispenser

Stone Drink Dispenser

Courtesy of Uncommon Goods

If your guy loves to play bartender or needs to jazz up his man cave, this drink dispenser would make a great addition to any countertop or bar cart. The dispenser is made of cobbled granite and features a stainless steel tap. It comes with a bottle plug which makes filling the dispenser super easy and minimizes spills. All he has to do is add his favorite wine or spirit and enjoy. The dispenser rests on any table top, but for a few extra dollars, you can purchase a two-prong stand.

Custom Docking Station

Etsy Custom Docking Station

Courtesy of Etsy 

Everyone should have a drop zone or station in their home where they keep essentials like keys, chargers, a phone, etc. It's a perfect way to stay organized but also minimize misplacing things. This docking station is the perfect addition to any bedside table or entryway. The wood station is available in eight colors, including walnut, black, and slate gray. There are spaces to hold a wallet, keys, glasses, and more. Also, an opening at the bottom makes it easy to charge a phone or tablet while the device stands upright on the docking station. You can choose to have the front engraved with "Happy Anniversary" and then a custom line of text (like your names or a date) underneath.

Bose Noise Cancelling Wireless Bluetooth Headphones

Whether he goes to the gym, listens to tunes on his commute, or just likes to unwind, a new set of headphones is always appreciated. These bluetooth headphones from Bose is top-rated and he's sure to use on a daily basis. It features 11 levels of noise cancellation to block out any distractions and the angled ear cups provide a comfortable fit. With up to 20 hours of battery life, even if he forgets to charge the headphones at night, no big deal. Also, it's compatible with Alexa and Google Assistant.

Tupperware MicroPro Grill

Tupperware MicroPro Grill

Courtesy of Tupperware

When grilling outdoors isn't an option or just feels too time consuming, Tupperware's MicroPro Grill is a great solution. The pot actually goes in the microwave. Just add meat, veggies, or a sandwich in the pot, cover with the lid, and food comes out completely cooked and no need to add extra oil or butter. The interior is nonstick stainless steel so clean up is a breeze. This is a great solution for anyone who doesn't feel like firing up the grill or turning on the stove.

Knock Knock What I Love About Us Fill in The Love Journal

Here’s a gift that’s sure to bring a tear to even the toughest of eyes. This ‘What I Love About Us” journal lets you personalize the book with everything you love about your relationship. You can make it sappy, sweet, silly, or something in between. It’s full of fill-in-the-blank sentences that you complete with the words that best describe your relationship. For example, one reads, “We’d make the best _____ team ever.” It’s a great way to make a unique, personalized gift without having to start from scratch. It’s sure to be a gift that you both look back on and cherish as more anniversaries add up.

Chelsea Slim Card Sleeve Wallet

If he is still carrying around his money in a big bulky wallet, now is the time to upgrade him to something more slim and modern. This case holds all of the essentials, but has a minimalist profile. There's room for 10 cards, cash, and a smart strip makes it easy to access cards deeper in the wallet. What's more, this has RFID blocking to prevent people from stealing credit card information. Available in six different colors, this wallet will help streamline all of his receipts and paper clutter. 

Why Trust The Spruce?

This roundup was written by Patrice J. Williams. She has contributed gift guides to The Spruce since 2020. She loves helping her friends and family find unique, thoughtful, and wallet-friendly presents. In addition to her work for The Spruce, she writes commerce articles, including product suggestions and reviews, for other outlets as well as appearing on air for The Today Show, WEtv, and she was the Savvy Shopper reporter for WPIX in New York City.

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