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40th birthday gift ideas

By Edited Jul 29, 2015 0 0

A 40th birthday is one of life's great milestones. It should be celebrated in style. Don't know what to buy your friend, loved one, relative on their 40th birthday? Here's some great, unique, special and original 40th birthday gift ideas.

PRECIOUS, TIMELESS AND CLASSIC 40th BIRTHDAY GIFT IDEAS

A collectible and precious pen. Montblanc, Omas, Waterman, Parker or Sheaffer make classic pens. The Sheaffer Snorkel is said to be one of the most complex pens every made and has become a collectable. The Parker 51 from the 1940s is considered one of the finest pen specimens ever made. They range between $150 to $700 and more for the true vintage Parkers.

The 40 is the New 30. 40th Birthday Bracelet

is a unique and classic keepsake made from Swarovksi crystals and sterling silver. It comes with a poem card and gift box.

A beautiful leather handbag for the ladies or a classic leather bag for guys. Many handbags by Chanel, Hermes, Louis Vitton and Mulberry with stand the test of time. For men, a timeless leather briefcase, messenger bag or weekend holdall can be used for generations to come. Hermes, YSL, Burberry, Louis Vitton and Gucci make excellent choices.

Nothing beats the feeling and indulgence of silk pajamas and luxurious silk sheets

for either guys or girls. Guys can feel like Cary Grant (or...ok, Hugh Hefner) and girls can look and feel like a Bond girl. You will feel glamorous, sexy yet ultra comfortable at night for the ultimate indulgence.

A wallet or purse. A wallet or purse is something you will use every day so it makes for a 40th birthday gift that will be seen and used often. Prada, Dunhill and Gucci are great for the 40 year old guy in your life. For the ladies, Christian Dior, Chanel and Mulberry make classics that last.

MEMORABLE EXPERIENCES AS A 40th BIRTHDAY GIFT IDEA

A helicopter ride

A skydive

Running with the bulls in Spain

Seeing the Northern Lights

Watching the sun go down on Corcovado (Hunchback) Mountain in Rio De Janeiro,

A set of tango lessons

Recreating each part of Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Scuba dive at Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Take the Orient Express

Go on safari

A balloon ride

Go whale watching

Swim with dolphins

Walk along the Great Wall

Take a gondola ride in Venice

Win huge in Las Vegas

A photo against one of the 800 monumental statues (known as 'Moai') on Easter Island

Front row tickets to a big sporting event like the Olympics, Superbowl, World Series, Soccer World Cup, The Open, Wimbledon Finals

HIGHLY UNIQUE 40th BIRTHDAY GIFT IDEAS

A tattoo

Plastic surgery or botox..or both

Have their portrait painted or their photo taken by a editorial magazine professional photographer

Have a video created with messages from friends and loved ones

Print a personalized leather-bound photo album complete with messages, tributes, stories and other keepsakes

Have their story turned into a children's book

Buy a personalized car licence plate with his / her name on it

Plant a tree and watch it grow for the next forty years

Adopt a goat in Africa

A collectible banknote from their year of birth

A Timecapsule from their year: with newspapers of that year, magazines, records, novels, clothing, coins and other collectibles

Personalized champagne or whiskey. Available from www.Iwantoneofthose.com

NOVELTY 40th BIRTHDAY GIFT IDEAS

Personalized pajamas

Adult diapers

A walking cane

Old Spice

40 year old virgin DVD

MORE 40th BIRTHDAY IDEAS

By the way, if you are hosting a 40th birthday party and need some party planning ideas, read my related article on 40th birthday party ideas and party planning tips.

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