Maybe you’re here because you’re stumped on unique gift ideas for a fussy family member, in-law, or too-cool-for-school friend. You’ve run through all the other gift guides we’ve curated—the best gift ideas for men, gifts for design-obsessed people, the gifts for the impossible people to shop for—and still have not smashed that “checkout” button. Perhaps it’s time for a searching and fearless moral inventory. Or, you can click through 31 unique gift ideas from your friends here at GQ. We’ll guide your hand on the most difficult-to-please people on your list, and you don’t even need to put our name on the gift tag.
Below, you’ll find some not-for-everyone, but maybe just right for them gift ideas including games, gadgets, food gifts, and home goods from lesser-known retailers. We also included some off-the-beaten-path picks to shop from better-known retailers, like collectible trinkets and delightful little pick-me-ups. At the end of the day, it really is the thought that counts, though, so don’t stress out too much (just include a gift receipt).
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