19 Best Gifts for 23-Year-Old Men

Whatever hobbies and interests he is into, this list covers it all so you can find him a wonderful gift!

Great Gifts for 23-Year-Old Guys

Timberland Leather Wallet 

Timberland mens Leather Wallet With Attached Flip Pocket, Black (Cloudy), One Size

A Timberland Wallet is a stylish accessory! This one is 100% genuine leather with a soft, smooth texture making it very pleasant to use. Even as it ages it will still look good, so it is perfect for everyday use.

It has plenty of space to fit everything in as there are 6 card slots, 2 slip pockets, an ID window, and 2 cash pockets, yet it is compact enough to fit in your pocket. It has a sophisticated and elegant Timberland logo on it so it is very on-trend and you know you can trust a reliably durable brand such as this.

Screen Magnifier for Smartphone 

12’’ Screen Magnifier for Smartphone – Mobile Phone 3D Magnifier Projector Screen for Movies, Videos, and Gaming – Foldable Phone Stand with Screen Amplifier – Compatible with All Smartphones

If a 23-year-old guy is into watching movies and videos then a Screen Magnifier for his phone this is a great gift! It will relieve the fatigue and discomfort that comes from watching them on a very small screen.

The screen magnifier works just like a phone projector screen and will double the size of the screen. It is compatible with most smartphones and, amazingly, it required no battery so can be used as much as it is needed. What’s more, it is lightweight and portable so you can watch videos anywhere! This is a fantastic present idea for him. 

Dinner Made Simple

Dinner Made Simple: 35 Everyday Ingredients, 350 Easy Recipes

If a 23-year-old guy tries to cook but doesn’t love it then he needs some simple guidance in the form of this Dinner Made Simple cookbook! This book takes 35 staple ingredients and makes them into hundreds of easy recipes that he will definitely be able to cook. They are also very quick at 30 minutes each. This book is the ultimate cooking teacher! He will be eager to host lots of dinner parties with friends and families! Therefore, it makes a really thoughtful gift for him.

Kinetic Stress Relief Toy

CaLeQi Desktop Ball Transfer Gyro Optical Illusion Stress Relief Gadgets, Kinetic Desk Toy Ball for Stress Relief, Anti-anxiety, Focus-concentration

If he is based at a desk for studying or working in the office, this Stress Relief Toy would make a fantastic gift! It is designed to spin on a desk floor or any flat surface. You simply rotate it by hand to create an almost magical effect that looks like a continuously flowing helix that merges into a surface of a tabletop.

It spins silently so no one around will be bothered and is made of high-quality material – the bottom has an anti-slip mat so it can be close to the ground. This nifty gadget actually creates a 360° optical illusion of a continuous flowing helix so it looks like a continuously flowing helix goes into a tabletop. It will be well-received by a 23-year-old guy and he will be entertained by this every day!

Amazon Suitcase Luggage 

A 23-year-old guy may enjoy traveling to explore somewhere new or visiting a friend’s house for vacation. For this, he will want a practical and scratch-resistant Suitcase Luggage that is fully lined on the interior with a divider. This is the perfect small case to store all of his belongings inside. There is the popular feature of 4 double spinner wheels to ensure smooth-rolling mobility in any direction. This makes a really enjoyable present for him to unwrap and use!

Franklin Sports Badminton Set

Franklin Sports Badminton Set - Backyard + Beach Badminton Net Set - Rackets and Birdies Included - Portable 4 Player Badminton Game - Family

Maybe he would like to try a new sport or maybe he already likes badminton but doesn’t have a set of his own. Here is everything he will need for a great game! This Badminton Set can be enjoyed by all of his friends and family as well and can be taken out and about, to the beach or the park. To make it better, this set is so easy to assemble and it includes rackets, nylon birdies, stakes and ropes. This is a really fun present for his birthday.

Hanes Memory Foam Slippers

Hanes Comfort Soft Memory Foam Indoor Outdoor Clog Slipper Shoe - Men’s and Boy’s Sizes, Grey, Large

Every 23 year old guy would appreciate a comfortable pair of Hanes Slippers to lounge in and use at home! These ones are padded with thick memory foam and will mold to your feet giving them a custom fit for maximized comfort. They are made with advanced odor protection technology that keeps your slippers fresh in the winter or in the hot summer.

The slippers are also made with a durable, gripped sole to prevent slipping or sliding whether you are wearing these shoes inside or outside. He will absolutely love wearing these and they’ll be the first thing he reaches for when he arrives home.

adidas Grand Court Sneakers

adidas men's Grand Court Sneaker, Grey/White/Grey, 9 US

These adidas Sneakers make a wonderful present for a 23 year old guy. They are very fashionable and can definitely be used on a daily basis, as the style is very versatile. There is also a wide selection of colors to choose from so you can personalize them to him. The quality of these shoes is excellent and they are made from wonderful suede material. He has probably already had his eye on these so he will be happy to receive these sneakers as a present!

Wireless Charging Station

WAITIEE Wireless Charger 3 in 1, 15W Fast Charging Station for Apple Watch 9/8/Ultra 2/Ultra/SE/7/6/5/4/3/2, for AirPods 3/2/1/Pro/Pro 2, for iPhone 15/14/13 /Plus/Pro/Pro Max/12/11/X/Xr/XS/8 (Black)

This Wireless Charging Station is a fantastic present! It consists of a phone charger with a stand for holding airpods and a watch. This is a great gift for a 23-year-old man who is into gadgets and wants to keep everything organized and tidy in his bedroom.

It sits nicely on his nightstand or desk. The silicone tray holds an iWatch for time viewing or alarm while preventing it from falling off or scratching. It is a gift that screams luxury as well as practicality. 

JBL Bluetooth Speaker

JBL Charge 4 - Waterproof Portable Bluetooth Speaker - Red

This Bluetooth Speaker delivers breath-taking stereo sound with exceptional clarity from the dual precision stereo drivers. They will allow him to have an amazing listening experience. It provides a fast connection and an extended wireless range so it is simple to use outside. It’s also waterproof. The battery life lasts for 20 hours which is ample time to listen to lots of tunes! This makes a wonderful present for 23-year-old guys to enjoy their favorite music whilst relaxing with friends or family. 

Nintendo Switch Lite

Nintendo Switch Lite - Yellow

The Nintendo Switch Lite is a really special present for a 23-year-old man to receive on his special occasion! It is a handheld games console that is perfect for taking on the go as it is small and light. Whether he is traveling on public transport or using it at home, this console features a sleek, unibody design with fully integrated controls and a built-in +Control Pad.

The Switch is also compatible with all physical and digital Nintendo Switch games that support this handheld mode. Examples of games that he can play are Super Mario Bros., Minecraft, and Sports Games, giving him lots of variety. This is a very special present that a 23-year-old man will love to receive from special members of his family!

Ember Smart Mug

Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug 2, 10 Oz, App-Controlled Heated Coffee Mug with 80 Min Battery Life and Improved Design, White

The Ember Smart Mug is a fun present for a 23-year-old guy who likes gadgets and coffee! With this smart mug, he will be able to control the temperature of the drink with just his smartphone. No more arguing over whose turn it is to boil the kettle as it can heat his own drink! The battery life keeps the drink hot for up to 1.5 hours on a single charge or all day on the included newly redesigned charging coaster. This is a practical, yet very exciting, gift for him to receive.

NY Threads Bathrobe

NY Threads Luxurious Mens Shawl Collar Fleece Bathrobe, Spa Robe, Small-Medium, Black

The NY Threads Bathrobe is a very cozy present for a 23-year-old young man! It is super soft and make from a coral fleece material. It is perfect for just relaxing at home after a tiring day or for wearing after the bath or shower. This robe has two pockets at the front with a matching belt tie to go around the waist.

Once he starts using this dressing gown, he won’t be able to stop! Putting this on will quickly become a daily habit. Therefore, it makes a fantastic present for a good friend or family member to give him. The design is also very classic and simple. This is a perfect present and he will use it again and again.

Bevel Beard Trimmer

Bevel Beard Trimmer for Men - Cordless Trimmer, 6 Hour Rechargeable Battery Life, Tool Free Adjustable Zero Gapped Blade, Barber Supplies, Mustache Trimmer, Silver

The Beard Trimmer is a great present for a 23-year-old man who is keen to keep their appearance looking nice and tidy! It is so quick and easy to use and get going with it and the blades repel dirt, oil, and build-up to help prevent irritation. Therefore, it can be used on a daily basis with no problems! It is very comfortable to use as it has a soft-touch grip and custom body to give the user so much control. He will definitely love to receive this on his birthday to get himself looking sharp.

Beard Oil Conditioner

Viking Revolution Bay Rum Beard Oil for Men - Natural Mens Beard Oil with Argan Oil and Jojoba Oil - Beard Softener, Strengthens and Moisturizes - Beard Conditioner for Men (Bay Rum, 3 Pack)

The Beard Oil Conditioner is for the 23-year-old man who always wants to keep himself well-groomed! His beard will be tamed with these high-quality organic beard oils that restore beard softness and shine. This makes a great gift because they are practical and encourage him to take care of his appearance as well. They also have high quality and gentle ingredients in them making them ideal for those with sensitivities. This would make a really great present for him.

Radiate Eucalyptus Campfire

Radiate XL Portable Campfire - 5 Hour Burn Time, Reusable Travel Fire Pit, Great Camping and Beach Alternative to Real Fire - Made in USA

The Radiate Eucalyptus Campfire is a great present idea for a 23-year-old man who is looking for an adventure!  It is very portable and allows for 3-5 hours of burn time meaning that he can enjoy a real party with family and friends. They are even infused with Eucalyptus Oil, Lemon Oil, and Soybean oil. It’s so easy to light the campfire as it’s reusable for use at the beach, when camping, or in the backyard. What a fun present that will contribute to many excellent memories!

Nitro Cold Brew Coffee Maker

The Original Royal Brew Nitro Cold Brew Coffee Maker - Gift for Coffee Lovers - 64 oz Home Keg, Nitrogen Gas System Coffee Dispenser Kit

The Nitro Cold Brew Coffee Maker is a wonderful way to enjoy coffee! Having one of these handy machines is a great way to have a perfect coffee but without having to pay the prices of a coffee shop coffee. A 23-year-old would really like it! It features a special gas blend and stout beer faucet that work together to create a super-smooth, rich body with a foamy top similar to beer. This would look very stylish in his kitchen and is a great novelty gadget for the home.

Toy Story Pizza Planet T-Shirt

Toy Story Pizza Planet Delivery Adult T-shirt (Medium, Heather Red)

The Pizza Planet T-Shirt is a really special gift, especially for a Disney lover! It is an officially licensed Disney Pixar Toy Story T-shirt that any Toy Story fan will really love – especially if he is a fan of eating pizza as well! It is a standard size and fit so will fit all body types. A t-shirt is a safe option if you don’t know him very well too. This is a really great and fun present that will make a 23-year-old guy smile on his special day.

Host Frozen Pint Glass

Host Freeze Beer Glasses, Frozen Beer Mugs, Freezable Pint Glass Set, Insulated Beer Glass to Keep Your Drinks Cold, Double Walled Insulated, 16oz, Grey

The Freezer Pint Glass is a wonderful gift for the warmer months. All you have to do is pop it into the freezer, pour your beer and enjoy the drink! Therefore, it’s so simple to use. This insulated pint keeps beer colder than just using chilled-down beer glasses or mugs. The insulated plastic walls of this beer glass are filled with proprietary cooling gel. This works as a beer chiller when frozen. These are great for summer backyard barbecues and any places you need to keep beer ice cold on hot summer days. 

Buying Considerations

What does he need?

Sometimes it is difficult to know what to buy for a 23-year-old guy. He is far from being a child but is still a young person and wants to have fun. In addition, he will definitely need some practical things as well. He may have a college dorm or a new living space and so he would need some practical things to maintain these, such as a comfortable dressing gown or a charging station for his electronics. He may also require something practical for the car or for his work, such as a new laptop case to commute with.

How much should I spend?

When considering what you want to buy a 23-year-old man as a gift, the first thing to think about is how much you would like to spend on a present for him. If you don’t know him as well then maybe you would like to buy a smaller gift that is cheaper, such as a set of novelty socks or a mug. If you know him better maybe you want to spend a little more on him and spoil him! In this case, a good present ideal could be a campfire or a coffee maker, or even a Nintendo Switch Lite!

Gifts for Similar Ages

FAQs – Gifts for 23-Year-Old Men

What does a 23-year-old guy like for his birthday?

A 23-year-old man would really love to receive something that he can do that is a fun hobby, such as new sporting equipment (tennis rackets or running sneakers). If he is into gadgets, he might like some Bluetooth speakers so that he can enjoy playing music with friends in his free time.

He may also like a Smart Mug, this is a real novelty item for hot drink lovers. This is great because it’s an item that he can use and enjoy on a daily basis.

What gifts would guys who are into clothing like to receive?

A 23-year-old man who is into fashion would really like to receive a t-shirt, either a plain one that he can wear on a daily basis or a novelty one with a slogan or fun graphic on it, such as the Toy Story Pizza Planet t-shirt.

He would also like to receive an accessory that would contribute to a well-put-together outfit, such as a belt or cufflinks. Maybe he would also love to receive cologne to finish off the perfect outfit. These can be very personal so make sure you have him in mind when considering which type of scent to choose as there are so many on the market!

What does a 23-year-old guy want who is into gadgets?

He would definitely love to receive a Smart mug, this really turns an ordinary item into an extraordinary gadget! He would also love to have something tidy to be able to organize his gadgets nicely. The 3 in 1 Charging Station would be perfect for this and he can put it by his bed on his nightstand so everything is tidy before bed.

If he is into games then a games console would be a really special present! The Nintendo Switch is an amazing present and will keep him entertained for a long time to come as he can buy lots of new games for it.

Jason Collins

Born and raised in Los Angeles, Now, living in Las Vegas. Freelance writer and world traveler. My interests include Pink Floyd and Lemony Snicket.