Rishta pakka, is it? Are you in that phase where you and your boo have talked about tying the knot, he’s even gone down on one knee and popped the big question and you’re trying to get used to calling him your fiancé and not your boyfriend? Well, congratulations! But while you’re busy with the wedding prep, don’t forget to pamper your main man. Spoil him with gifts, shower him with love, and smother him with kisses. Now the love and kisses are your departments but we can definitely help you in picking out the perfect gifts for him. From sagan and roka gifts to birthdays and random tokens of love, we’ve got you covered.
Now as much as we would love to buy our loved ones the world, our bank balance doesn’t always permit it. That world tour with bae after the wedding, the fully-sponsored luxury shopping spree, and the seven-star hotel staycations all sound amazing but cost a fortune. But it’s not always about the big bucks. We’ve got gift ideas for your hubby-to-be for all kinds of budgets so get set and start adding to the cart.
Everyone should have a sophisticated wallet. Especially when you’re almost getting married! He’s the dulha, he’s got to look the part. Tommy Hilfiger wallets have long durability and look amazing too. And guess what’s the best part? They’re totally in your budget.
Price: Rs. 2,999
Discounted Price: Rs. 1,739, Buy it here
This is probably my favourite gift from the list because who doesn’t like quirky, cute socks. If he’s a Justice League fan (high fives all around) then obviously this tiny detail will make him love you even more. They’re black from the top so he can actually wear them to the office. For times you want to give bae something, just a li’l tidbit, this is perf!
Price: Rs. 299
Discounted Price: Rs. 269, Buy it here
The one accessory that no man can never have enough of. Gift your man a pair that goes with his reception bandhgala or pick up these blue ones that’ll match most of his formal coats.
Price: Rs. 1500, Buy it here
If you and your husband-to-be have two things on your mind at all times- travel and Bollywood, then this is the perfect little addition to your luggage. Get two and twin with your boo and wander off into the beautiful world making memories together!
Price: Rs. 399, But it here
The Echo Dot is one of the most popular voice-controlled speakers. It’s sleek, handy and connects to Alexa, a cloud-based voice service which can play music, answer questions, set alarms and gets adjusted to home devices to make his life easier. So Alexa, remind him to send me a goodnight text.
Price: Rs. 4,999
Discounted Price: Rs. 4,499, Buy it here
If your man is a gamer and one of those cute geeks who likes to unwind with a nice long PS4 session, then gifting him more games is always the safest bet. These small presents can be your way of saying you know exactly what he likes and they are reminders of your love for him. This Marvel’s Spider-Man game will transport your man to the good old days of Peter Parker. You can be his Mary Jane Watson, you know!
Price: Rs. 3,999
Discounted Price: Rs. 2,345, Buy it here
You always want your man to smell good, don’t you?! So gifting him a sexy perfume can do wonders. Also, you get to choose the fragrance so you can obviously pick out the one that does it for you. This one by Paco Rabanne is a mix of spicy, woody, and citrus notes and we can’t get enough of it.
Price: Rs. 4,100, Buy it here
Headphones are a basic human necessity! If your hubby-to-be is a music lover, he’s going to really appreciate these headphones by Marshall. The sound quality is great and they are also wireless. So if he wants to work out while listening to some good beats, buy this pair now.
Price: Rs. 14,499
Discounted Price: Rs. 9,639, But it here
Every man’s dresser needs at least one good watch. It just completes their look and we love ourselves a well-dressed man, right ladies? Gifting your fiancé a watch may ensure that he’s always on time and this sleek Fossil one is sure to go with most outfits.
Price: Rs. 9,495, Buy it here
We all want to lead a healthier lifestyle but with our hectic routines, it becomes almost impossible to put wellness at the forefront. And what’s a better gift for your to-be life partner than to improve his health?! This Fitbit tracks the number of calories burnt and steps taken. It even maximises your heart rate and checks how well you sleep.
Price: Rs. 14,999
Discounted Price: Rs. 9,990, But it here
Now that your budgeted gifts have been sorted, you’ve got to look at presents you can give him to suit particular occasions. From his birthday to the day of your formal engagement, there’s always a happy occasion to make your loved one feel special.
You’ll be moving in to your new house and they say the first year of the marriage is spent mostly entertaining guests. What is a better way to bond with everyone than over a glass of wine (or ten)?! If he loves experimenting with cocktails, this is all-in-one kit to make that perfect concoction.
Price: Rs. 7,200, Buy it here
Hey there, sneakerheads! A pair of classic grey sneakers are a must in any wardrobe cause they go with just about everything. So let him slip into this oh-so-comfy pair by Onitsuka Tiger and win his heart.
Price: Rs. 11,999, Buy it here
Gadgets for your bae’s birthday are always a smart way to go. The Ipad is one of the most versatile devices and can be used to work and binge on Netflix alike. If your to-be-husband travels often for work, he’ll totally appreciate this gift.
Price: Rs. 28,000
Discounted Price: Rs. 25,999, Buy it here
It isn’t always necessary to give a single big present. You can put together a few things you think he’ll love and it can be a hamper of sorts. Scribble a love note and add in this tiny, message chalkboard to the gift basket. It’ll be a super cute addition to your room after the wedding too!
Price: Rs. 1,250, Buy it here
They say a band is forever, just like your love! Profess your affection and adoration for him by giving him a token that he can keep with him forever. You can pick out matching bands too to wear along with your wedding ring.
Price: Rs. 41,122, Buy it here
With all the chaos that goes into planning a wedding, it becomes almost impossible to spend quality time together. You can turn a regular evening at home into a romantic date with your bae just to unwind and relax. So stay in the comfort of your room and this service will fix the projector, flowers and candles to set up the perfect romantic evening. If your bae is a Bolly buff then put on some desi jam otherwise you can cuddle and watch a rom-com. Or if you really want to make it HIS night, put on one of his classic faves, pop open a champagne and cuddle the night away.
Price: Rs. 3,950, Buy it here
Many men have the burning desire of flying a plane at least once in their life and how amazing would it be if you were the person to make those dreams come true!? In some cities of India, you can actually gift a once in a lifetime chance of flying a plane. So three...two...one...please secure your seatbelts!
Price: Rs. 6,490, Buy it here
The time between the engagement and the wedding can be stressful. You’re constantly shuttling between shopping trips, meetings with the planners, and finalising every other detail. While you may not have the time to go out of the city, a staycation sounds like a great plan. A rejuvenating massage followed by a dip in the pool, he will love it! Or just order room service and cosy up in the hotel room. The Roseate is a great option if you live in Delhi NCR.
Price: Rs. 17,000, Buy it here
Who doesn’t love a personalised gift? It’s more thoughtful and shows that you really do care. And by personalisation, we don’t just mean getting a message printed for your husband-to-be on a t-shirt. There are many other options to choose from and ones that’ll he’ll always keep very near and dear to his heart.
How cool is it to have beer from a mug made specially for you!? If your man is a beer guzzler then you can definitely get him this. In fact, get one for yourself too so you can both say cheers to your new life in style. If not the mug, you can take your pick from wine or whiskey glasses depending on what he prefers.
Price: Rs. 1,077, Buy it here
Are you going for that exotic holiday to the Maldives or to that luxury trip around Europe? What’s the one thing you’ll keep by your side throughout? Your passport (and your hubby bubby!) Amping up your passport and adding some quirky elements is a cutsey thing you can do. Get matching passport covers with emojis and your names and gift him his.
Price: Rs. 1080
Discounted Price: Rs. 999, Buy it here
Amp up your fiance’s style with these uber-cool kicks. These hand painted sneakers are sure to be a conversation starter the next time that he's attending a party. And you don’t have to choose the batman print. Esbe.in has a variety of options for your man. From his geeky love for the Marvel and DC universe to the fantastical wizarding world, pick one that you know he’ll love.
Price: Rs. 4,600, Buy it here
We’re pretty sure after showering all these gifts (and your love) on him, he’ll only want to hug you tight and smother you with kisses! So get ready, it’ll be a fun ride with the love of your life.
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This story was updated in January 2019.