40th Birthday Gifts for Men
Whether he’s a sports enthusiast, a gadget guru or a beer aficionado, you’ll want to give him a memorable gift that’s fit for the occasion.
To help you on your search in finding a gift for that special someone’s 40th birthday, we’ve pulled together an eclectic selection of gift ideas to treat him with as he takes his steps into his fifth decade on earth.
Retro Stripe Personalised Year Print
This personalised retro art print celebrates the year he was born using bold typographic and graphic elements. Simply enter the year he was born, and let the designer take care of everything else.
There are three colour schemes to choose from so you can further tailor it to his taste.
Dior Eau Sauvage Eau De Toilette Spray
The fresh combination of citrus, rosemary and subtle woody undertones have helped give this fragrance its longevity within the perfumery market. It is a classic French creation that has stood the test of time and is still a popular fragrance for men.
Treat a lucky chap for his 40th with a bottle of this timeless eau de toilette that will keep him smelling fresh as he enters his 40s.
Dutch Brew IPA Beer Making Set
Containing everything he’ll need to turn your home into a temporary mini brewery, he’ll be able to bask in the fruits of his labour without having to queue at the bar.
Step-by-step, the handy instruction manual will walk him through the process to produce a home-brewed batch of blond IPA. What better way to ring in a new decade than with a celebratory home made beverage!
Silver Initial Cufflinks
This timeless gift would make a charming 40th birthday present for a man who takes pride in his appearance and always dresses the part.
Available in letters ranging from A-Z, these silver-finish cufflinks are beautifully made and come gift wrapped in signature packaging.
Trust GXT 628 Tytan 2.1 LED Speaker Set
The two satellite speakers, teamed with the LED subwoofer, will blast out his favourite tunes using the combined 120-Watt of power.
This piece of kit would make a brilliant birthday gift for a gaming or music enthusiast who’s turning 40 and wants to keep the volume cranked up, both literally and figuratively!
Personalised Cut Glass Tumbler
The glass, which can be engraved with up to three initials, is the perfect vessel for a whiskey night-cap.
Plus, with the added personalisation, there will be no mistaking whose glass it is, so it’ll always be there waiting in the cabinet whenever he needs it.
Carbon Fibre Wallet
It has built-in RFID protection, so all his credit cards will be protected from digital theft, and a clear PVC window means ID or travel passes can be accessed quickly. This traditional style bi-fold wallet is both stylish and hard-wearing and would make a great 40th birthday gift for him.
Sage BJE430SIL Nutri Juicer Cold
The Sage Nutri Juicer Cold is a top of the range piece of kit that will pulverise fruit and vegetables into a smooth and nutrient-dense juice. It comes with a 2-litre jug which is airtight and can be stored in the fridge to keep the juice fresh for days.
The clever Cold Spin Technology will preserve the nutrients and keep the juice fresher for longer.
The outer wax fabric is exceptionally durable, making this bag ideal for weekends away, gym visits or business trips.
You’ll be able to find the signature Barbour tartan inside the bag in the lining, which also has a handy zip pocket for storing those easy-to-find items.
Mustang LP Player
The dials on the front are a replica of a real Mustang’s control panel, and the lid is emblazoned with the distinct galloping horse badge. Not only will it play vintage LPs with a crisp and wholesome sound, but it also has a USB port, aux inputs and a radio, making this a versatile gadget for all occasions.
It’s the sought after smart speaker, and it would make a great 40th birthday gift. Connected via a Wi-Fi network, Alexa will bring you the latest news stories, weather reports, recipes and your favourite music, all by using voice commands.
The Echo can even be synced up with lights, electrical appliance and thermostat, making it easier than ever to control the home.
40th Birthday Personalised Print – ‘The Road To 40’
From the launch of MTV to the infamous royal wedding, it captures each moment in history through a quirky hand-drawn illustration. It can be personalised further by including five specific events that relate specifically to him, such as his graduation, wedding day or the birth of a child, making it a very special 40th birthday gift.
BBQ Grill Tool Kit
Presented in a smart aluminium case, it comes with all the accessories he’ll need to become a gourmet griller. The tools are made from non-stick surface stainless steel and are all dishwasher safe, making the cleanup process as time-efficient as possible.
This BBQ tool kit would make a practical and thoughtful gift for a flame grilling mad guy whose 40th birthday is coming up.
Citizen AW1147-52L Men’s Sport Date Bracelet Strap Watch
The Eco-Drive technology means the watch is powered solely by light sources, so no more hunting around the house for replacement batteries!
The chunky stainless steel strap not only looks stylish, but it will also be long-lasting and will see him through the next decade and beyond.
UGears U-9 Grand Prix Wooden Model Kit
Comprising of 348 components, this wooden racing car replica will be a challenging yet satisfying build for someone who already has a bit of model making experience. Each piece fits meticulously together, so he won’t need any glue to assemble it.
The car even moves forwards and backwards using a clever wind-up rubber band engine to power it.
Barbour Monty Suede Slippers
These refined slippers have a stylish suede outer, a soft and fluffy inner, and not forgetting the trademark Barbour tartan around the trim. Treat him to a pair of these slippers, and he’ll be able to sit back and relax in style into the next decade of his life.
Namco Museum Mini Arcade with 20 Games
The tabletop games machine is equipped with 20 nostalgic games such as Pac-Man and Dig Dug Rolling Thunder.
It has a 4.25-inch colour screen, along with built-in speakers, light up coin trap and is is the perfect way to bring the arcade experience into the home.
Personalised Leather Wallet
We think this personalised leather wallet is a timeless gift with a sincere sentiment behind it. The classic bi-fold style wallet has eight card slots and a wide-with pocket for notes to keep his money safe.
It comes in several colours of premium quality leather, and it can be embossed with his initials in either gold, silver or copper foil.
Personalised 40th Birthday Book ‘Memory Lane’
Packed full of nostalgic pop culture reference, memories, facts and personalisation, this book would make a lovely keepsake 40th birthday gift.
From celebrating the fashion trends he used to wear to the music he used to listen to on repeat, this book is packed full of nostalgic gems that will cast his mind back to half a lifetime’s worth of fond memories.
Golf Gift Set
Comprised of 3 tees, a pitch repairer and a ball marker, you can even add unique customisation by having his initials engraved into the marker and repairer.
It would make a brilliant gift for any golf fan who is turning forty.
The sleek-looking AirPods have voice-activated Siri access and the clever built-in microphones that will dim down any background noise while on a call.
They come with a charging case which can be connected via a lightning port, and the H1 chip ensures better connectivity and battery life.