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Gifts for him: Man up and buy him one of these

He might not like your taste in movies, but these gifts are sure to earn rave reviews this year.

1. It gets cold out there when he’s playing Paul Bunyan in the woods. L.L.Bean Two-layer Union Suit, $55, www.llbean.com

2. Bald? Fashion fade? Keep his head protected with Jack Spade’s 100-percent wool, hand-knit Alpine Hat. $145, www.jackspade.com

3. You can steal these. Richer Poorer Socks, $12 each or $30 for three pairs, www.richer-poorer.com

4. Every sharp man needs a trench in his wardrobe. Uniqlo +JBlock Tech Half Coat, $200, www.uniqlo.com

5. Here’s the start to the perfect cozy outfit. Men’s Striped Crew Neck Pullover, $20; Men’s Shawl-collar Cardigan, $70, www.oldnavy.com

6. Add some wrist candy. Brera Orologi for Carlos Campos, $695, www.carloscampos.com

7. You didn’t splurge on boots, but these laces will keep him looking dapper. hook + ALBERT laces, $14, www.hookandalbert.com

8. He has no excuse not to get in touch. This handy charger refuels up to four devices simultaneously. Roll-up travel charger, $50, www.restorationhardware.com

9. Cleanse his personal space of dust, germs and the smell of Doritos with Sharp’s new air purifier. Sharp IG-A10U, $299, www.sharpusa.com

10. This mobile scanner (aka his new office secretary) can digitally scan and file receipts, business cards and other documents. The software organizes key information. The Neat Company NeatReceipts, $150, www.neat.com

11. Your surfer can hang ten anywhere. Quicksilver’s award-winning Moondak watch comes with 15 years of pre-programmed tide data for 200 spots around the world. $85, www.quiksilver.com

12. A sleek and ergonomic chef’s knife for all the meals he’ll be preparing for you. Zwilling J.A. Henckels 8-inch chef’s knife, $120, www.williams-sonoma.com

13. This sleek water jug removes impurities from his drinking water and even holds its own sitting

alongside a fine bottle of whiskey. Bobble Jug, $30, www.waterbobble.com

14. For your bon vivant: This collection includes classic songs from 1920s blues to modern hip-hop, along with truffles made with the popular ingredient from each era. Vosges Haut Chocolate Groove

Truffle collection, $125, www.vosgeschocolate.com

15. A hip and warm sleeping bag for when he hightails it to the mountains. L.L. Bean Flannel-lined Camp Sleeping Bag, $70, www.llbean.com

16. Everything tastes better with bubbles. iSi Twist ‘N Sparkle Soda Maker, $50, www.twistnsparkle.com

17. He can fool the world behind these shades. No one will suspect what a big dork he really is. Persol PO30085, $360, www.sunglasshut.com

18. This software, created by a team of neuroscientists, helps exercise brain muscles and counteracts all the time he spends watching SPIKE TV. Pro Mental Coach, $140, www.promentalcoach.com

19. An energy-efficient house equals one proud dad. The Modlet helps reduce the electricity consumed by appliances and saves 10 to 20 percent on electric bills. ThinkEco Modlet, $50, www.thinkeco.com

20. Golf junkies put Bridgestone among the best in quality equipment. The J40 Cavity Back forged irons will set him apart from the crowd, with scores to match. $700-$800, www.bridgestonegolf.com

Books for foodie dudes

Get him in the kitchen, where he belongs

1. His living room just turned into a speakeasy — so long, vodka-cranberry! The PDT Cocktail Book, $25, www.amazon.com

2. He drinks this stuff like it’s water, so he might as well learn how to brew a batch. Brooklyn Brew Shop’s Beer Making Book, $14, www.amazon.com

3. Cupcakes with bacon and whiskey! These are his kinds of desserts. The Butch Bakery Cookbook, $20, www.wiley.com