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Groomsmen Gifts That Aren’t Flasks

Have you considered getting your wedding party something they’ll actually like?

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There are a lot of things for a groom to worry about when he’s getting married, and toward the bottom of the list is groomsmen gifts, probably.

Most of the standard gifts fall in a couple of stereotypically masculine categories, like beer or shaving kits or cuff links or something — anything! — meat-related. Either that, or it’s something commemorating the day. And yeah, I get it — it’s your special day or whatever — but no groomsman needs a shirt with a screen-printed selfie of you and your partner smooching at Niagara Falls with your wedding date underneath.

And sometimes these two categories combine for a diabolical gift, like a flask etched with the wedding date into it. Come on, guys: You can do better than that.

Below, a handy list of gift suggestions that will make sure your wedding party actually wants to see you after the honeymoon.