The iPad is still putting other tablets to bed, but B&N refuses to go down without a fight. The newly redesigned Nook is a fierce competitor with an HD display enough apps to keep you busy, video and access to a packed library of books. Thanks to the Nook, the e-reader just crossed over and can land in your honey's lap for half the price of an iPad.
Okay, he can't wear it, but Frieling's Ultimo French Press is just as pretty. Double-wall construction, 18/10 stainless steel, a full-length handle? Ecstasy for loose coffee and tea lovers. The Ultimo isn't a steal at $60, but you get what you pay. Cheaper presses cost on a little less and aren't quite the conversation topic.
When it comes to food: natural is in. When it comes to gay men: natural is the look. No one likes an out of control field, but a completely cleared patch should be left to the adult entertainment crop. Well-groomed areas are best left in their organic shape, but with—let's say—fewer weeds. The Norelco Philips Norelco Vacuum Beard Trimmer helps you trim with less mess. It sucks up loose stubs while you cut. It's also male-friendly with comfortable blades. That way your man can trim his tree without nicking the kiwis.
He may be offended when he first opens it, but he'll thank you two days later when his Geisha glow starts attracting more than a confidant. Elizabeth Arden boasts its miracle whip as the best on the market due to the main ingredient Idebenone, one of the most potent antioxidants available. Why do you need this anti-aging cream when you're only 27? It's simple, why wait until you're 87 to start battling the inevitable topographic map that will carve its way onto your smooth face? Give the gift of everlasting beauty this season.
Office environments are conducive to individual expression, so the mustache you've always wanted to rock might have to wait until you retire. But before you get your silver year pen, give the bosses the bird with these stylish mustache cufflinks. This way you can stay in the professional crowd and pay homage to your secret facial hair dreams.
Why should you be the only one that wants stylish surroundings. Umbra's fish hotel sends the love underwater and gives your favorite gold nugget a life of luxury. In black or white, the stackable design lets you build a single family home for your fish or a luxury highrise. At $35 you can't beat that deal. Oh wait, we're still talking about fish aren't we?
Camping isn't a competition. Wrong, everything's a competition. Your man can win cred by boasting his camping skills and his design style all at the same time. FieldCandy Tents (have the love the name) have lockable storage pockets, easy-install poles and breathable cotton construction.
He loves to cook and you love to let him burn (Keep up: that's slang for "throw down in the kitchen"). Your gay cordon needs the essential kitchen tools. This year give him the gift of knowledge and reward yourself with all of the scrumptious meals he'll make for date night. Serious Eats, the book by popular the food blog of the same name is a hybrid of cook book and restaurant guide. Get recipes and top recommendations on eating spots in your area.
Dare to be a boy. Your gay fav can learn how to land an airplane in an emergency, wrestle an alligator or find buried treasure. This essential you-never-know guide (written for kids) is 200 pages of pure uselessly (oh, I mean usefully) gaiety. More than likely your gay will keep it on the coffee table as a conversation starter. But you never know when he might need it to ward off a reptilian date.