25 Graduation Gifts for Guys

Graduation Gift Ideas for Guys

Graduation time is upon us, and after years of hard work, he is all set to don that cap and gown. Show your pride in his accomplishment by buying him the perfect graduation gift.

Finding graduation gifts for guys that are thoughtful, useful and timeless can be a challenge. One tip is to make it as personal as possible. For example, if your guy is a writer a stylish and timeless pen is a perfect gift idea for him to sign off his business deals and pen down his thoughts and ideas.

You can also find a graduation gift he’ll cherish by focusing on his hobbies and interests. Books are an excellent choice in this regard. Gifts that will help him succeed in his chosen career are always appreciated. A graduate bound for the boardroom can always use ties and accessories – gifts that are both personal and practical.

Your graduate has worked hard for many years, and whether he is your son, husband, uncle, nephew, friend or cousin, your gift should reflect your recognition for everything he has done and achieved. If you’re running short on ideas, don’t worry. Below we have hand selected this list of 25 fantastic graduation gift ideas for guys that are sure to inspire:

Fineliner pen

Nothing says success like a beautiful, high-end writing instrument. This German-made pen writes smoothly with a stainless steel tip. It has a rollerball refill, and is available in black, blue, red and green.

Lamy Safari Fountain pen


A Lamy Safari fountain pen is a perfect idea for a guy’s graduation gift, and this one features a charcoal black plastic body with a black coated steel nib and a smooth, fine point.

Livescribe SmartPen

Your graduate will love this smartpen that connects to your iOS and Android devices via Bluetooth. It will sync everything you write or draw to your smartphone or tablet quickly and easily.

Men Tie Clip Set

A great graduation gift for guys is this eight piece metal tie clip set, in a variety of different colours and finishes with a strong, spring-loaded clip that keeps his tie stylishly in place.

Cuff link Set for Guys

Your graduate will look sharp with this set of alloy metal cuff links. They have assorted shapes and designs, and instantly dress up a shirt. This set comes with four pairs of carbon finished cuff links.

Steampunk Design Cuff Links

If your grad is into steampunk, he will love these cuff links. They actually move, with real functional watch movements. This high quality gift is a real conversation starter, and a great graduation gift for guys.

Guys Initial Cuff Links

What could be more perfect and personal for your grad then a pair of cuff links featuring his initial? These unique cuff links are 100% nickel-free brass and come in either gold or silver.

Redwood Cross Men Cuff Links

These rare and unique cuff links are perfect for formal occasions. They are made from stainless steel, with a beautiful redwood face and silver cross. They also come in a very nice box for graduation gift giving.

Tommy Hilfiger Men Striped Tie

Give your grad this lovely, 100% silk tie with diagonal stripes. It is a timeless graduation gift for a guy, helping him prepare for the real world, and is perfect for any occasion.

Versace Man Eau Fraiche Cologne

Your grad will appreciate this Eau Fraiche cologne for men, with a pleasing scent made from a combination of lemon, rosewood, carambola, cedar leaves, tarragon, sage, musk, amber, and sycamore wood.

Moleskine Classic Notebook

A thread-bound, hardcover classic notebook is the perfect travelling companion for the graduate to capture his thoughts, notes, sketches, drafts, or anything else. It has an elastic enclosure, and an expandable inner pocket.

Tommy Hilfiger Gold Tone Men Watch

A beautiful timepiece is always a wonderful graduation gift for guys. This Gold Tone watch with silver face has three subdials, quartz movement, analog display, and features a beautiful leather, croco-embossed calfskin band.

Skeleton Dial Automatic Watch

Your graduate can observe the complex and fascinating movements of this watch because of an exhibition window made of crystal. It also features an animated sun and moon display, and automatic self-winding movement.

Samsonite Leather Laptop Bag

Give a good practical gift that he will use every day. This gorgeous Colombian leather case has an organiser under its front flap for all his business essentials and has a rear compartment and removable shoulder pad.

Handmadecart Leather Messenger Laptop Bag

This unique bag has a vintage look and is made of beautiful, high quality leather. This satchel has a padded inner pocket for a laptop, two additional inner compartments, and two zippered pockets.

Montblanc Meisterstuck Business Card Holder

A thoughtful graduation gift for guys is a leather business card holder for storing all their new contacts. It is European full-grain cowhide and contains a compartments for business cards and three additional pockets.

Men’s Leather Money Clip

Add a touch of class to his wardrobe with this clever clip that is both a money clip and a credit card holder. It is made from top grain cowhide leather and has a strong magnetic clip.

Luxury Leather portfolio

This business case has a notepad and a folder for documents. It has a smooth leather finish with a soft, rich texture and adds pleasure to any presentation. Inside is a business card pocket and ID window.

Samsonite Wheeled Garment Bag

A wheeled garment bag is a practical graduation gift that he will use again and again. It is made of sturdy 100% nylon and the ultralight bevelled alloy pull handle makes travelling easy.

JBL Portable Bluetooth Speaker

Your graduate can enjoy his tunes anywhere he goes with this portable, indoor/outdoor speaker. It connects wirelessly to a music player and includes a 10-watt amplifier. It charges devices via a USB port.

Kindle Paperwhite

An e-reader is always a great gift for guys, giving them thousands of books at their fingertips. This is a six-inch, high resolution display e-reader with Wi-Fi capability and a built-in light.

V-MODA Metal noise-isolating headphones

These over-the-ear metal headphones are a thoughtful gift for a music loving graduate. Their lightweight construction and flexible memory headband let him listen to his favourite music comfortably for many hours.

Symphonized Noise-isolating Ear-buds

You can’t miss with a pair of high-quality earbuds. These have great bass response, a built-in microphone and gold-plated audio jack. They deliver premium sound with a comfortable, noise-reducing fit.

Zero To One Book

Buy your grad an inspiring book: Zero to One: Notes on Startups, or How to Build the Future. It’s a great, practical read for the up and coming entrepreneur, and is a great graduation gift for guys.

7 Day Start Up Book

This book is great for graduates because it helps you learn so much about how to start a business. It includes fantastic advice on evaluating your business, marketing ideas, and lots more.

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