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Good Christmas Gifts for Guys

Christmas BerriesBeing a guy, I realize it can be difficult to find good Christmas gifts for guys.

When someone asks me what I’d like for Christmas I always provide the canned answer:

“I don’t really need anything.”

It seems to drive my family crazy.

I realize they want to do something nice and make each Christmas memorable for the great gifts, but most folks simply appreciate the memories each holiday season brings as families get together for some laughter and good times.

Once we get past the age of about 12, gifts seem to lose their luster.

With all talk of gift giving not being needed aside, there is still something to be said for surprising your family and friends with a little surprise. You just have to be a little creative in determining what the guys in your life need since they aren’t likely to tell you.

Here are a few…

Good Christmas Gifts for Guys

For the NFL Fan

Reebok NFL Team Slipper

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Reebok Green Bay Packers Slippers

These slippers are super comfortable and work great for Sundays in front of the big screen. Guys love having something to keep their feet warm as they park in front of the non-stop NFL action each weekend. Sports fans need something to keep their feet protected when they walk to the fridge for pizza and beverage. It’ll give them a little extra team pride to see their team’s logo sported on their slippers.

Reebok NFL Team Slide Sandal

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Dallas Cowboys Slide

These sandals are ready for any kind of weather. At halftime some guys like to head out and toss the ball around the yard. With only about 15 to 20 minutes to go before the 2nd half kicks off they won’t have time for tying shoes. These sandals from Reebok slide on fast and still allow for great traction when passing and catching the football in the yard.

Reebok NFL Team Flip Flops

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New England Patriots Flip Flop

For some guys football is a year round activity. Picking fantasy teams starts in the summer. Guys like to prepare all summer for their picks. This NFL summer flip flop will allow them to show support their favorite team no matter where they are. It’s a great gift idea and would put a smile on a guy’s face no matter what.

For the Lounger

Clarks Venetian Slipper

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Clarks Venetian Slipper

What makes this slip on slipper great is the ability to take a short walk outside. Slip this comfortable suede slipper on in the early morning and walk down to get the paper. Get right back in the house and get the coffee going and have a seat and watch the sunrise over the yard. It’s an outdoorsy slipper with a great cozy, indoor feeling.

SmartWool Fritter Free Heel Slipper

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SmartWool Fritter Free Heel Slipper

This slipper is built for comfort. The wool blend is perfect for keeping feet warm during the chilly winter months. The footbed is EVA to allow feet to sink in and feel wrapped up coziness. The felt bottom makes it perfect for sneaking out into the kitchen early in the morning for some coffee and donuts.

Stacy Adams Saunter Slipper

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Stacy Adams Saunter Slipper

Stacy Adams is all about class and the Saunter slipper fits right in. For the guy that needs a little elegance and class with his slipper you’ll want to check this one out. It’s classic design and quality construction allow for long-time use and long-time style. You won’t find a better sandal for the price.

For the Casual Guy

adidas Superstar 2

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adidas Superstar 2

This classic style fits with multiple fashion looks. Guys love the simplicity and the classic look that’s been famous for over 20 years now. You can’t go wrong with an update to the Superstars.

Timberland City Adventure Clog

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Timberland City Adventure Clog

Clogs remain popular for any season. They’re easy to slip on and off when moving from house to the outdoors. It’s great for weekends away and comfortable enough for doing work around the house or cabin. Try this rugged style from Timberland.

Kenneth Cole Reaction Envision Chukka Boot

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Kenneth Cole Reaction Envision Chukka

Chukka boots remain immensely popular this winter season. Guys love the vintage look and this style from Kenneth Cole offers a cool oil tanned look. Chukkas are versatile enough to go with jeans or khakis. They’ll make a great gift for the casual guy.

For the Professional Guy

Rockport Maccullum Oxford

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Rockport Maccullum

This classic black dress shoe is perfect for the professional guy. He can wear it to work, events, and occasions. The styling is classic and black will go with just about anything. And you can always expect great quality from Rockport.

Florsheim Oakdale Slip On

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Florsheim Oakdale

Florsheim is known as one of the best in the business when it comes to mens dress shoes. The styling on this classic loafer is wonderfully elegant and sophisticated. It’s handsewn for the best quality and the buffalo leather provides a soft, supple feel.

Stacy Adams Logan Slip On

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Stacy Adams Logan

For a little extra flair you’ll want to look for a Stacy Adams style. This slip-on has embroidery to add a little personality to the classic distinguished dress shoe. It’s perfect for the guy that wants to grab a little extra attention at those business meetings.

For more see:

Winter 2010 Fashion Trends


Christmas Berries image courtesy of .jennifer donley.