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DISCOVER DECEMBER 2016’S COOLEST STUFF
THE MOST STYLISH PRODUCTS, GIFT IDEAS AND RELEASES THIS MONTH
We’re here chaps, we’ve somehow arrived at Christmas. On the last week for online shopping delivery we’ve decided to not only pick out some of this month’s coolest stuff – such as an aluminium suitcase range – but we’ve also selected a few awesome gifts that would put a big smile on someone’s face this festive season. So, following on from our November round-up, we’ve compiled a list of our favourite products and releases for the month of December.
Freedom To Exist 40 Edition Watch
London-based watch brand Freedom To Exist has launched its second collection, the 40 Edition (pictured above). At 40mm in diameter, the new design is a larger iteration of the brand’s successful 30 Edition and is available in two colourways - rose gold/tan and gunmetal/black. Echoing the simplicity and elegance of its previous collection, the 40 Edition has a clean, understated watch face and is a three-hand style with each hand aligning with the hour and minute markings.
Available at Freedom To Exist, Priced £165
Below the Belt Grooming
Let’s face it, we men have always been badly designed downstairs. And yet life is now even faster, whether commuting, cycling, going to the gym or just generally running around. But where are the products specifically designed to make life for modern men more comfortable? Below the Belt Grooming has developed a range with our real needs and daily irritations in mind. This new brand offers a range of products which are specifically designed to address the issues men face below the belt, and to provide easy to use solutions that fit with men’s busy lifestyles.
Available at Boots, priced £5.95
Harvey Nichols The Man Reviver
The ultimate kit for the modern man. When the night before catches up with you, these quick-fix products are equivalent to a reassuring hand on your shoulder, letting you know that it’s all going to be ok. Wake up and refresh with Floris’ face wash and Scaramouche’s shave cream. Treat yourself to a bite or two of Mast’s milk chocolate, revive with Casamigos Tequila for hair of the dog and smile in the knowledge that your radiant appearance is deceiving everyone.
Available at Harvey Nichols, priced £140
Philips Flite Headphones
Unbelievably light and unexpectedly powerful, the new Flite range by Philips brings these two opposing qualities together. Unlearn everything you thought you knew about what headphones are. It's time for a whole new perspective. Forget big and bulky. With minimalist looks, a weightless design and rich powerful bass. Slim has never sounded so big. The Flite family – Everlite, Aerolite, Ultrlite, and Hyprlite – are constructed with ultra-light materials and clean lines and are designed to follow the natural contours of the head for long-lasting comfort that's made for any urban adventure.
Available at Philips, priced £35
Old Harry Beanies Collection
British knitwear brand, Old Harry, aims to do one thing perfectly; knitwear. Inspired by the British seaside, Old Harry introduces their first collection of fisherman beanies to compliment the launch of their Merino wool jumpers. Designed and manufactured in Britain, with precise attention to detail, each beanie subtly bears the brand’s logo together with the iconic Old Harry sea-inspired wave stitched on the side.
Available at Old Harry, priced £25
Aevi Men’s Collection
Aevi, creators of the finest edits of natural, niche skincare and wellness products from around the world, has unveiled its first collection For Him, launching with an unrivalled selection box of grooming products for men, just in time for Christmas. For their first men’s edition, the founders have travelled to Toronto, Vienna, California, LA and New York to source and partner with five unique brands, offering an innovative collection that is, for the first time, designed with men’s grooming and wellbeing needs in mind.
Available at Aevi, priced £120
Tumi 19 degree
Drawing inspiration from when the fluid elements of nature and exacting lines in architecture intersect, 19 Degree boasts a strikingly modern and cutting-edge design with strategically sculpted angles set against meticulously-crafted aluminium. These contours highlight the profile of the suitcase and give a sense of fluidity, exuding a boldly distinctive appearance. This modern silhouette blurs the lines between fashion, art and design while transcending the travel experience.
Available at Tumi, priced £855
Aesop Post-Poo Drops
An aromatic botanical bathroom deodoriser to combat the malodorous. Aesop’s Post-Poo Drops is a water-soluble blend of essential oils that combines crisp citrus-peel notes with rich floral elements to effectively neutralise disagreeable smells. Dispensed in the bowl post-flush, Post-Poo Drops dilutes in water and immediately emanates a fresh, appealing aroma that is complemented by the disinfecting and anti-bacterial properties of several ingredients – including Tangerine Peel, Mandarin Peel, and Ylang Ylang.
Available at Aesop, priced £20
Magnitone London The Clean Sweep
Whether you wear your beard with pride, or prefer a smooth shave, The Clean Sweep is powered by a 15,000 RPM Vibra-Sonic motor to deep cleanse, exfoliate and condition men’s skin. The Clean Sweep is the only skin brush to be engineered specifically with men’s skincare needs in mind. Launched by two guys in London, Asher Nathan and David Randall: “Men’s skin is 30% thicker and can often be found hiding under facial hair, so it needs to be treated differently.”
Available at Magnitone, priced £85
Mr & Mrs Smith x Olivia von Halle Gift Card
Travel club Mr & Mrs Smith has climbed into bed with British designer Olivia von Halle – founder of the in-crowd’s favourite luxury nightwear label – to create the ultimate gift for hotel-lovers this Christmas: an exclusive, limited-edition Get a Room! gift card. Inspired by Olivia’s upcoming ‘Marrakech’ collection for Resort 2017, the new gift card features exotic florals and an alluring mix of rich Moroccan hues and motifs with bright pops of colour.
Available at Mr & Mrs Smith, priced from £50