Gift Ideas

Best Unique Gift Ideas For The Man That Wants Nothing

The process of gift giving is a real art.

Coming up with unique gift ideas can be very difficult, regardless of how well you know that person and whether it’s a birthday, Christmas or any other occasion, you want to get it right.

Whether it’s your boyfriend, a family member or a friend, we all know that one person who claims they want nothing when it comes to these big occasions.

They often say it because they don’t want any fuss but this just causes more of it. You can’t not get them anything, imagine their face if you didn’t, it’s just something you can’t do. So it leaves you in a bit of a pickle.

It’s often men who’re responsible for this matter too. Dads, brothers, friends etc. often enjoy low key celebrations but that doesn’t make our job of making their day memorable any easier!

We feel for all of you out there that are subjected to this dreaded claim but thankfully, you’re now in luck.

We’ve created a guide that features some of the best random gifts and funny present ideas that are bound to put a smile on his face.

Our selection of quirky and novelty gifts for men will make them glad that you decided to go against their advice and they’ll certainly add a little extra to those special occasions.

These are our unusual gift ideas for the person that wants nothing:

  1. Slush Puppy Machine
  2. USB Fridge
  3. Draft Beer Dispenser
  4. Portable Coffee Maker
  5. Laundry Punch Bag
  6. BBQ Toolbox
  7. Bottle Cap Launcher
  8. Emergency Moustaches
  9. GameBoy Watch
  10. Toilet Mug
  1. Slush Puppy Machine
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    Slush Puppy Machine

    So you’re buying for a person that wants nothing right? Well, we think we have the ultimate present that’ll make them feel a fool for saying that in the first place. Growing up everyone loved slush and now you and the man you’re buying for can experience the nostalgia once again with a retro Slush Puppie machine. Based on the iconic original design, this godly creation will delight your boyfriend, brother, friend or relative as they get to re-live those old school tastes. Perfect for gatherings and all sorts of celebrations, there’ll be multi-coloured tongues all-round after unleashing this classic. This is definitely going on our list.

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  2. USB Fridge
    £16.99 Buy now with IWOOT

    USB Fridge

    Sometimes the best things can come in the smallest of packages and we think that’s definitely the case with this novelty present. You can get all sorts of quirky and cool USB devices these days with everything ranging from cup warmers to fans – but we think this one trumps everything. This little fridge plugs straight into your laptops USB port and within minutes it’ll chill your favourite can to the perfect temperature. Available in a neat retro design, you’re going to struggle to find random gifts that are more practical or brilliant than this – a big thumbs from up us.

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  3. Draft Beer Dispenser
    £99.99 Buy now with IWOOT

    Draft Beer Dispenser

    You may be buying for a man who wants nothing, but one thing that most men love is beer. Going to a bar or the pub is a great way to watch sport, socialise or just unwind after a busy time at work. But how great would it be to be able to do that at home or even on the move? This Fizzics draft beer dispenser allows you to do just that. Coming in a slick black carbon design, it enhances the flavour and taste of beer along with making a pretty badass addition to your home. It’s powered by AA batteries which means that it’s available to use during outdoor activities such as camping – we can already sense the amount of fun and envy that’s in store with this.

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  4. Portable Coffee Maker
    £70.00 Buy now with IWOOT

    Portable Coffee Maker

    Drinks are always a safe bet when it comes to finding a gift for a man who has everything, especially coffee. This  magic stuff that can power us through those long days at work, dreary commutes and long days. So this quirky contraption looks like it could be a real hit. This portable espresso machine gives you the power of great tasting coffee anywhere you go, making it a real godsend. Guys love gadgets and coffee – combine the two together and you have something pretty special on your hands.

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  5. Laundry Punch Bag
    £15.99 Buy now with IWOOT

    Laundry Punch Bag

    Doing the laundry is one of the most boring jobs there is. When you’re at home you just want to chill, not carry out, it can be infuriating! Step forward the Laundry Punch Bag. Simply put your laundry in it, hang it up and you have a real life punch bag to test yourself on. So if your boyfriend, brother or friend sees themselves as something of a boxer or they just really hate doing their washing, this could well be one of the best unique gifts for him. We can safely say we haven’t seen anything like this before which makes it one of our favourite unusual presents – get this and you’ll be a pro in no time. Both at boxing and doing your laundry.

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  6. BBQ Toolbox
    £39.99 Buy now with IWOOT

    BBQ Toolbox

    We don’t know about you but we’ve never seen something that screams out “dad gifts” so much in our lives. Father’s love to build and fix things, along with being the king of the grill when it comes to the barbecue – so how about combining the two together? This may look like an ordinary toolbox but it opens up to become a fully functioning and portable BBQ. Featuring a stainless steel grill and vibrant red design, this will look the part during the summer heatwave and we’re sure your dad will love getting his hands on it. This is certainly one of the best gifts for a dad who has everything and wants nothing – its a fact that fathers can’t turn down a barbecue.

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  7. Bottle Cap Launcher
    £7.99 Buy now with IWOOT

    Bottle Cap Launcher

    The best presents don’t have to be the most expensive or the biggest. Sometimes the smallest ones can have a big impact and this one certainly looks like it’ll provide a fair bit of fun. It can be a real mission to find a bottle opener at times but we’re sure that this is one that they’ll be keen to hang onto. A real random gift, this little device will open your bottles and then launch the cap into the air, up to distances of five metres! One of the smaller and cheap gifts for men, but it’s one that will get a few laughs – there’s nothing better than winding your friends up and this’ll do the trick.

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  8. Emergency Moustaches
    £6.99 Buy now with IWOOT

    Emergency Moustaches

    We all have that one mate who struggles to grow facial hair and we give him endless stick over it. Most guys are sporting a beard these days and for that friend who’s desperate to get one of their own but can’t, you can have a bit more fun at their expense with this nifty little kit. Including six emergency moustaches that are hilariously lifelike and sealed for extra freshness, this funny gift will allow your friend to finally play out their facial hair dream. Although it could be as a “cowboy”, “oil baron” or an “Italian plumber” – along with three other hilarious themes.

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  9. GameBoy Watch
    £14.99 Buy now with IWOOT

    GameBoy Watch

    It’s time for more nostalgia and when it comes to gaming, this console delivered hour after hour of top entertainment. Originally released back in late 1998, this handheld Nintendo masterpiece was a genuine game changer – giving you the chance to experience handheld games in colour for the first time. This brought a new dimension to gaming and meant we could experience classics as Mario and Pokemon in a new way. We all have fond memories of this iconic handheld device which was sadly discontinued back in 2003 but it lives on in a new format. Take it around with you on the move once again but this time as a watch. Looking exactly like the original and even making official Game Boy sounds, this watch will have great memories flooding back. Oh and by the way, you set the alarm by pressing the Game Boy’s buttons – fantastic.

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  10. Toilet Mug
    £9.99 Buy now with IWOOT

    Toilet Mug

    If you’re looking for a small gift that’ll make a good impression, our final idea may well prove to be the thing that you’ve been searching for. Mugs are always a popular present, with them available in all sorts of cool designs making them a must for the home and office. But we kinda get the feeling that you may not have seen one quite like this before. This toilet mug is about as silly as they come and it will be difficult not to laugh at someone drinking out of – as it’s not everyday you see someone drinking out of a toilet. One of the most unique gifts for men, we’re pretty sure no one else in their office will be able to boast this bad boy.

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Still looking for an unusual gift for the man that wants nothing? Our selection of Novelty Gifts will provide even more inspiration.



Tom Burley

Tom Burley

Contributing Writer

Tom's a Sport Journalism graduate with a love for all things Rick and Morty, Westworld and David Attenborough. Often found at Blundell Park watching the famous Grimsby Town.