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Gifts for men: this summer’s guide to making the perfect choice

Father’s Day might be in the rearview mirror, but that doesn’t mean gifts for men are on hold for the rest of the year. From birthdays and anniversaries to just-becauses, plenty of you will be seeking out the perfect gift for your brothers, uncles, boyfriends, and yes, even beloved fathers. Here at Bromberg's, we can help you find the perfect gift for any of the men in your life!

Uncovering a man’s perfect gift can be tough. No, really! Even if you know what he wants, you’ve still got sizes, fits, and color to think about—and that’s only if you know what he truly desires. 

It’s a myth that women are more difficult to find gifts for. Even if men are less fussy, that means they are that much harder to really impress. So for today’s blog, the selection experts here at Bromberg’s are going to create a quick gift guide for whoever that special guy is in your life. 

All Men Want...

Before we dive into the catalogue, it’s important to start with some general advice. Despite what you may have heard, not every man is exactly the same. And unfortunately, they aren’t dreaming of what to include on your wedding registry

All jokes aside, men have their own tastes, individual characteristics, and yes, feelings. Looking for the perfect gift entails taking these things under consideration. 

Put On Your Thinking Caps

Have you ever heard a man talk about how much he wants a watch? Maybe you were eavesdropping on your husband at the last barbeque when he gushed to his friends about how he really just wanted something that tells time wrapped around his wrist...

Of course not! While a woman’s jewelry is a reflection of what she means to someone (or herself), a man’s watch is a reflection of who he is to someone. He’s not just looking for a watch—he’s looking for a Rolex Yacht-Master in Oystersteel with Everose Gold and Royal Blue trim. 

When looking for a gift for your guy, make sure to uncover the specifics. It could be in what he says to his friends or the way he says it... And whenever you hear someone start a sentence with, “All guys want is…”—remember, the devil’s in the details. 

That’s Great, But What Should I Get Him?

Okay, so maybe you don’t have time to play detective or interrogate his close friends for gift ideas. Don’t worry, we’ve still got you covered. 

First, Come Talk To Us!

There’s nothing better than an expert’s opinion. Here at Bromberg’s in Birmingham, our staff is built for helping folks just like you.

Whether you’re looking for a belated Father’s Day gift or your son’s graduation present, we can do the asking and let your intimate knowledge of the man in question lead us to the holy grail.  

Should I Just Ask Him?

Well, yes, but not in the way you think. 

As we wrote in an earlier blog, it’s faux pas to come out and ask precisely what someone wants as a gift. This goes for birthdays, anniversaries, weddings—basically any occasion you can think of. As they say, it’s the thought that counts. 

You should ask him about what he wants. Or better yet, just talk about what he might want, and see how he reacts. What’s the difference between this and just flat out asking him what he wants? We’ll show you:

  1. “That cross you’ve always talked about—would you like a chevron or cable cross more?” 
  2. “Oh look, honey,” you say, pointing at the TV. “That chevron cross from Bromberg’s is beautiful. I wonder if they have a cable design…”

See the difference? In the first example, your man already knows exactly what you’re getting at. But when watching TV late at night, he’ll have no clue what’s behind door number two. 

How To Show What You Mean

When picking a gift for a man, you’re also communicating who you are to them. A daughter’s purchase of a luxurious pendant or chain for their father might signal something about the job he did in raising her. The same gift from his wife would mean something entirely different. 

Again, when speaking with one of our representatives, you can create the right story behind your gift. Just as you are about the man in question, our staff are knowledgeable about the lineage of each piece in our Birmingham store. 

Whether it’s his birthday or your anniversary coming up this summer, you want to get him an exceptional gift he’ll never forget. Bromberg’s offers the widest selection of unique pieces. Stop in or call at any time to peruse countless pieces from over a dozen different designers.

Ask the Experts At Bromberg's

At Bromberg's, we pride ourselves in being the experts on jewelry, gifts, and so much more. Have a question about a specific event coming up? Need to find the perfect gift? Contact us today, and one of our team members will be glad to find you whatever you need to make the most of a special occasion. 

Give us a call at (205) 871-3276 or (205)-969-1776, visit our website to shop online, or stop by our Mountain Brook or Summit locations. 

About Bromberg’s

It's Bromberg’s mission to provide clients with an unforgettable and enjoyable luxury experience. We operate two Birmingham fine jewelry stores located in Mountain Brook Village and the Summit. At each of our locations, we provide meticulous attention to our products to ensure quality for our loyal customers. If you are looking for that special piece, need a jewelry repair or appraisal, or just have a general question or comment, please contact us.

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