En español | Guys our age want to look healthy and feel sexy, too, so they whiten their teeth, hit the treadmill and make a cool hair statement. They certainly don't lack role models. Hipsters like Lenny Kravitz, Keith Urban and Johnny Depp and devilish dudes like Jamie Foxx, Mark Ruffalo and George Clooney have raised the bar on being a phat pa. Consider these gift suggestions that'll push your guy's restart button.
For the Hottie. He runs at 6 a.m., has close-shaved buzzed hair with refined facial stubble and drives a vintage convertible. He thinks you rock in slim jeans, long hair and a leather biker jacket. Give him extra attitude with a high-tech shaver that customizes settings, and a spicy fiery scent: Conair iStubble Beard & Stubble Trimmer ($43, amazon.com) or Philips Norelco Beard Trimmer ($50, amazon.com); Ralph Lauren Polo Red Extreme Eau de Parfum ($75, sephora) or Star U.S.A. by John Varvatos Eau de Toilette Spray ($19, target.com).
For the Tough Softie. He seems rough on the outside but is a marshmallow inside. He hollers watching baseball but cries at chick flicks, prefers beer and barbecue to wine and brie, but brings you flowers and still holds your hand. Spark his inner sweet spot with an earthy gourmand fragrance mingling foodie notes like apple, vanilla or cappuccino with oak and moss, and performance shorts that moisture-wick for his inner cave man: Blue Seduction by Antonio Banderas Eau de Toilette ($20, cvs.com) or AMen Pure Tonka by Thierry Mugler ($77, amazon.com);
Under Armour "Raid" HeatGear Loose Fit Athletic Shorts ($22.49 nordstrom.com) or C9 Champion Men’s Circuit Shorts ($17, target.com).
For the Cool Dude. He's a savvy boomer with hipster style who loves your fearless hair color changes and how you shake your booty like Beyonce when you dance. Update his work bag for a grownup backpack with compartments for laptop, iPad and Kindle and pockets inside and out, and a sensual woodsy scent spiked with lavender because he's in touch with his feminine side: Everlane backpack ($68, everlane.com) or the Man-Pack Classic 2.0 XL ($80, man-pack.com); Bath & Body Works Men Teakwood Cologne ($35, bathandbodyworks.com) or Mr. Burberry Eau de Parfum ($75, sephora).
For the Throwback. He lives in blazers, buttondowns and loafers, loves old movies and Sinatra, and brings you coffee in bed and takes you to Paris on your birthday. Acknowledge his Old World charm, but update it with a crisp band collar shirt (to wear untucked!) and a new classic citrus scent with unexpected hits of vetiver and ginger to replace his hoard of Old Spice and Canoe: Gap linen-cotton band collar shirt ($55, gap.com) or Bonobos band collar shirt ($98, bonobos.com); Bleu de Chanel Eau de Toilette ($75, sephora.com) or Calvin Klein Man Eau de Toilette Men's Spray ($26, target.com).
For the Hippie at Heart. He listens to Dylan and Joni Mitchell in the car, but lets you add Prince and Bowie to the playlist. He won't cut his ponytail or toss his '60s message tees and ripped Levis, but loves your new maxi dresses, fringed sandals, irreverent blue toenails and heart tattoo. Flashback to his past with do-good casual shoes that give back to the planet and a greenish scent that blends woods, patchouli or musk: Havianas Conservation International Sandal ($26, havianas.com) or Toms Grey Stripe Men's Classics ($55, toms.com); Kiehl's Since 1851 Original Musk Eau de Toilette ($43, kiehls.com) or the Body Shop Activist Eau de Toilette ($28, thebodyshop.com).
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