If you can get hold of a book signed by his favourite author, or a particularly rare edition of a prized work, so much the better.
For the show-off A great gift idea for all those men who like to be in the limelight, is jewellery.
For the sports fan For your sports buff of a boyfriend, consider gifting him with something that will send the adrenalin pumping in his veins.
If he enjoys extreme sports, take him out paragliding, bungee jumping or sky diving.
While not everybody can afford a Harley Davidson or a Porsche 911, you could still go for fashionable car accessories, like an in-dash car DVD player from Sony, or a Kenwood or a hi-tech GPS navigation set.