The most special gifts we receive are the ones we carry with us through the rest of our lives. Each and every item in this list is a beautifully-made product carrying a lifetime guarantee. That means if anything goes wrong with the item when it shouldn’t have, your gift recipient will be able to get it repaired or replaced - forever.

Why give a gift with a lifetime guarantee? Not only is it an assurance of quality, it also represents long-term value - and shows that you’re giving a meaningful gift that you hope the recipient will cherish for life.

You’ll find no flimsy novelties here. This is the ultimate gift guide for those looking for solid, practical and well-made presents for their loved ones.

 

Stainless steel lunchbox, $50.

Dalcini Lunchbox

Tough and versatile, this 18/10 stainless steel lunchbox by Dalcini is leakproof, oven and freezer safe. Perfect for leftovers, freezing, or lunch on the go. It’s the ideal gift for commuters, students and kids alike.

Running socks, from $29.95.

Rockay socks

Made from recycled materials, Rockay makes performance socks for running, hiking and everyday wear. They’re so sure that you’ll find their socks comfortable that they have an astonishing anti-blister guarantee. Their lifetime guarantee against manufacturing defects also means that your Rockay pair will be the most durable socks you may ever have. 

 

Bamboo sunglasses, from $125.

Panda Sunglasses

Made from durable bamboo, a great eco friendly alternative to hazardous plastic and metal, these super-tough sunglasses are built for adventure. Panda eyewear is covered by a lifetime guarantee and they will replace any pair of glasses with defects caused by materials and workmanship.

 

Classic flatware, $289.

Liberty Flatware

This set of flatware features a tumbled finish that gives it a galvanized look. Built to last a lifetime, Liberty Tabletop makes high-quality flatware and silverware built to last a lifetime. Each piece comes with a 25-year warranty, but you can be almost certain anything from this US heritage brand will be fit to lovingly pass down to future generations.

Proper aprons, from $100.

Duluth Pack apron

If you’re after a really, really good apron, look no further than Duluth Pack. Theirs are crafted from robust cotton canvas in all sorts of fun colors, all handcrafted by committed artisans. From cooks to gardeners to painters to potters, they’ve got a beautiful apron for everyone - and the kids too!

 

Wooden kitchen utensil set, £21.

Earlywood Flat Saute Set

Earlywood’s range of kitchen utensils are versatile and super durable. Made from a range of hard woods, these are kitchen tools that you can use for baking, sauteing, flipping and turning. Made in Montana, these beautifully designed utensils are great for a lifetime of prepping and cooking.

Seamless iron pans, from $60.

solidteknics

Longer than a lifetime guarantee - these pans by Solidteknics come with a multi-century warranty. They’re made from one seamless piece of iron, and offer incredible performance and durability. Perfect for searing food, and the more you cook with a Solidteknics, the better the natural non-stick gets.

 

Stainless steel safety razor, $100.

Rockwell 6S stainless steel safety razor

The Rockwell 6S safety razor is the last you’ll ever need. Why keep throwing away plastic razors when you should only need to change out a blade? Easy to use, perfectly weighted and suitable for all hair types and genders, the 6S offers adjustable shave settings so that you can find your perfect shave. Made in the USA from pure stainless steel.

 

Stainless steel bakeware, from $89.

360 Bakeware

Do you know someone who loves baking? Give them an upgrade with 360 Cookware’s baking range. 360’s quality bakeware provides even-heating across the entire surface, thanks to a five-ply construction made of T-304 surgical grade stainless steel that won’t warp over time. Each heirloom quality piece is made using the highest quality materials in their Green E-Certified factory in West Bend, Wisconsin.

Finex Dutch Oven, $350.

Finex Dutch Oven

This heirloom-quality dutch oven will be the pride and joy of any kitchen, thanks to its versatility and durability. Proudly American-made, Finex was born out of the need for quality cast iron cookware that wouldn’t leave toxic residue on food. Each pan goes through a meticulous process that involves cutting, shaping and refining before it is polished, seasoned and assembled by hand in Portland, Oregon.

 

Weekender bag, $90.

Weekender Bag

Made from durable ballistic nylon with an outstanding unconditional lifetime repairs guarantee, this spacious, classic weekend bag is something you'll use again and again. Briggs and Riley is so confident in the quality of their bags they offer free repairs for life to all their customers, with authorized repair centers all over the country.

 

Minimalist wallet, from $19.95.

Flowfold wallet

Flowfold makes minimalist wallets and bags that combine functionality, sustainability and sleek design with the strongest performance fabrics in the world. Their wallets are made from ballistic nylon webbing and recycled high performance racing sailcloth, merging classic looks and futuristic durability.

 

Classic pull-toy, $30.

Classic Pull toy

Made by a self-taught craftsman, this charming toy is made using natural materials that are safe for young children, including food safe dyes and an all-natural shellac. The founder of Younger Brother Woodworking’s designs are tested rigorously by his own toddler for durability, and thanks to our Buy Me Once Exclusive Lifetime Guarantee, this toy can be passed down to younger siblings.

 

Flannel sheet set, on sale from $234.

Younger Brother Woodworking

Looma's extra-cozy organic flannel sheets is guaranteed to be the best winter bedding you've ever had. Their no-quibble Forever Warranty against manufacturer or workmanship defects means that these bestselling sheets are something you’d want to sleep in for decades to come.

 

Original space pen, $70.

Original Space Pen

The ever reliable Space Pen was used aboard the first manned Apollo mission, a sealed and pressurized pen that could be used in zero gravity. While the AG7 may have a special place in history, it also has a place for everyday use thanks to its extraordinary features and durability. Proudly made in America, all Fisher Pens are guaranteed for life against manufacturing defects and are used by ski patrols, search and rescue teams, law enforcement agencies, and anyone looking for a reliable writing instrument. 

 

Still unsure of the right gift? Don’t leave it to chance - our Gift for Life card lets your loved one choose a lifelong item they actually need. Read our article all about why we think gift cards are underrated.

November 14, 2021 — Jana Pleyto