First of all this notebook for men is not made of Plain Brown Paper, just ordinary white paper. Secondly, it is not just a men's gift. Anyone with the witty sense of humor that appreciation for this notebook requires can certainly enjoy it. Great as a gift for men or women. Great as a men's journal or as a writing journal for men or women. Soft matte finish cover and 100 lined pages just waiting for your notes, to do lists doodles or drawings. Makes a great conversation piece on your desk or table.