Guys are often hard for women to buy gifts for. Men can be very particular, or very noncommittal to the idea of getting a gift. We here want to help you out and support Black Owned Businesses at the same time. While there might be some coverage that is the same as last year’s guide, we are sure that you will be able to find something new for one of the guys in your life. Without further adieu, here is the 2021 Black Owned Gift Guide for Men.
Men usually don’t take well enough care of their skin. It’s a fact. It becomes doubly important that they take care if they are balding, or have decided to shave it all off on their own. A Mantl subscription will do half of the work for the bald man in your life by delivering important skin care products for the face and the scalp. Now if you can just convince him to use it.
When talking about grooming, it doesn’t get any more comprehensive than a kit from DG Grooming Essentials. Wash your face and beard and condition with their products and then use moisturizers afterwards for supple smooth feeling and a great smell. They also have a line of charcoal face masks and washes too. Make Self-Care Sunday a family event when you get the guy in your life one of these kits.
Skip the Ralph and the Nautica and get him some brand new clean Drawlz. Drawlz is a premium underwear brand for men, created and owned by black men. Grab some of their vibrant and lively colors or if he is more subdued, start him off with one of their classic colors. Which either way that you go, a new pair of Drawlz will make everyone happy.
You may have seen this brand on a little show called Shark Tank. Baobab Clothing makes what they consider the best Polo shirt that you can get. Made using ethical suppliers with sustainable methods, the Baobab Polo is the shirt that you wish you could get from the other higher end shirt makers. Much of the effort in designing this shirt went into making sure the colors stay and the collar doesn’t curl up after repeated washes. Grab one of these today.
R. Burnett Watches
Make sure that the man you’re buying a gift for has the proper accessories on him for his outfit. R. Burnett brand offers wooden watches that are made with high quality components. This brand also offers up new interesting design elements within the faces and material designs. Get something that stands out from today’s average wrist wear.
Men’s fashion isn’t complete without the socks. KYSO or Knock Your Socks Off, offers a multitude of colorful men’s dress socks for everyone from your son to your uncle. They also offer different materials such as bamboo for even more comfort and quality.
One of the great ways for men to get their swagger up is through the use of accessories. Getting a hat collection going is a great way to get mixing and matching for upgraded style. No Man Hat Co. is one of several men’s hat companies listed in the directory. Part of the good thing is that there are only a few items to choose from so you can get in and make your order without getting overwhelmed.
If one of the men on your gift list is an HBCU alum, he might be interested in one of the crewneck sweatshirts from Heritage Hill. This Cincinnati based brand offers two varieties of sweatshirts covering most of the HBCU’s in the country. They also have other shirts with black empowerment messaging as well.
One thing men are known to do is take care of their cars, or all of the cars in the household. The Slippery Soap is a black owned brand of car detailing products from foam wash and attachments for the hose to wipe down spray for when he has to wait for you outside of whatever store you’re at. Get him the collection and make sure he has a car care kit at all times.
Shades are a classic men’s accessory. Focus and Frame is a Houston based brand that has multiple styles of shades for the man in your life. But it doesn’t stop there, if the guy in your life wears glasses or has plans to get fresh with some prescription-less glasses, you can get what you need from them as well. With a full collection, avoid going to the huge conglomerates when you shop with Focus and Frame.