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MENSWEAR STYLE XMAS GIFT GUIDE 'FOR HIM' 2017
OVER 20 COOL CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS MOSTLY UNDER £100
How on earth are we talking about Christmas already!? The festive season seems to swing by so fast and hits you bang in the face when you’re not expecting it. It’s a pretty expensive month too, especially with all the parties, events, dinners and yes of course, the dreaded gift buying. But buying presents for your friends and family doesn’t have to be a pain. Just make sure you do it now rather than Christmas Eve and don’t bother traipsing up and down the highstreet either – just shop online from the comfort of your home. We’ve got you covered here with over 20 cool gift ideas mostly under £100 for the men in your life, whether it’s your dad, brother, friend, partner… you get the idea. Happy Christmas folks!
Danner Portland Boots: Made in USA, Danner’s Portland Select collection is handcrafted in the brand’s Portland, Ore. factory. Danner has introduced new colourways into this collection, designed for the modern explorer. Each style is made using the highest quality full-grain leather and are inspired by Danner’s iconic boots built for work, hiking and the military. We think they’re ideal for both the city life and weekend adventures.
SCRUBD Grooming: SCRUBD has this month launched exclusively in Harvey Nichols nationwide and incorporates an Energising skincare range, Anti-Ageing skincare range and organic triple-milled soap blocks. The entire collection has been ethically handcrafted for men aged 35-54 who want to up their game and ‘master mid-life masculinity’.
Shackleton Scotch Whisky: In 2007, a century after the expedition, three cases of perfectly preserved whisky were discovered, frozen into the ice beneath Shackleton’s base camp. World renowned Master Blender, Richard Paterson, carried out painstaking analysis to re-create the antique whisky, and has used this as the foundation to create Shackleton - a new premium Scotch whisky that embodies the legendary explorer’s spirit for today.
STOW World Class Tech Case: A luxurious leather tech and tablet case for travel. This new sized wallet holds a 9.7" tablet and includes a Stow-branded power bank, universal travel adaptor and a Moleskine notebook. The perfect case to hold tech and tablet securely for professional day-to-day work or travel, an evolution of the best-selling First-Class Tech Case.
British GQ x Mankind Christmas Collection: British GQ has collaborated with Mankind in launching The GQEdition box. The latest in the Mankind grooming box series and part of The Christmas Collection, The GQ Edition boasts a powerful mix of must-have products across the most desired of male grooming brands. The perfect Christmas gift for the style conscious GQ reader, it is encased in a luxurious box and includes 12 full-sized products across premium skincare, haircare, shaving and body care.
Aedle VK-2 Headphones: VK-2 is a high-performance pair of headphones with a minimalist and atemporal design assembled in Paris. They only use the best materials available. CNC precision machined T6063 Aluminium body, lambskin leather from the South of France and Titanium drivers make the VK-2 ones of the most refined headphones on earth.
American Crew Classic Shaving Kit: This makes the ideal gift and includes a complete shaving routine with shaving brush. Start with the Moisturising Shave Cream, a non-drying formula that soothes skin and helps to alleviate irritation during shaving. Use for a close shave on normal to coarse beard types. Follow the shave with the Revitalising Toner to tone, refresh and soothe skin after shaving.
Rotary Monaco Chronograph Watch: This watch features a blue dial with nickel plated pencil hands, is powered by a super-accurate Miyota quartz movement and also features a distinctive 2 layer dial to accommodate the chronograph function within an XL 42mm stainless steel case. It neatly accommodates a date window next to the chronograph dials, and has a stainless steel 5 link bracelet secured by a deployment clasp.
Thomas Pink Paisley Pocket Square: It's all in the detail when it comes to sartorial style, so opt for the intricate Paisley All Over Border Pocket Square when adding the finishing touch. With a timeless, elegant paisley pattern this pocket square will add a touch of sophistication to any man's top pocket.
London Sock Company Sock Club Subscription: Gift a lucky gent a stylish Sock Club subscription gift card, providing the ultimate convenience of new stylish socks delivered through their letterbox each month. With the ability to choose their own styles or enjoy monthly surprises, this is the Christmas gift that truly keeps on giving. Available to buy in 3, 6 or 12-month memberships, with the choice of 1, 2 or 3 pairs delivered each month.
Accurist Chronograph Watch: Make a bold statement of style with this handsome Accurist chronograph. This watch features a stainless-steel case and cream dial with contrasting blue markers and luminescent hands. Fastened with a luxurious tan leather strap, this watch captures Accurist's style for a sophisticated design that can be worn during the day and evening.
Beoplay H5 earphones: Transforming the everyday, Bang & Olfuson's Beoplay H5 wireless headphones give an immersive experience with unlimited freedom. Simple and bold design meets innovative technology, offering the B&O Signature Sound and seamless listening throughout the active day, from a daily commute to an evening run.
Spotify Premium Subscription: Indulge the music buff in your life with Spotify Premium this year. As well as giving them complete access to over 30 million tracks, you’ll ensure that they never have to listen to an advert again, can download music to listen offline, enjoy high quality listening and play any song they like at any time they like.
L’Occitane L’homme Cologne Credat Gift Set: This gift set is a refreshing and aquatic collection of must haves for men. L'Homme Cologne Cedrat Eau De Toilette is a perfect blend of vibrant and citrus notes over an intriguing base of woody spices. The subtle scent continues in the refreshing L'Homme Cologne Cedrat Shower Gel, the soothing After-Shave Balm and the delicate L'Homme Cologne Cedrat Soap. Indulge the special man in your life with everything he needs for his daily grooming ritual.
Sportsman Recovery Kit: He's worked hard, now treat him and his bulging biceps. This gift set is perfect for men who like to hit the gym regularly. Stretch those muscles and ease the tension, muscles don't grow in the gym, it's the hours after that count. the pain, but stretching will definitely help.
Braun Multi Grooming Kit: Style is a reflcection of who you are. Keep it authentic and take control with the ultimate all-in-one face, hair and body grooming kits from Braun. From the catwalk to the street, regardless of a man's style, the New Multi Grooming Kits help create defined looks that are unique. The detachable smart clipper combs give precision and control needed to trim your facial hair to 13 precise length settings.
Murdock London Grooming: The Made in England Post-Shave Balm and Shave Cream with Avalon scent and the Beard Oil with Argan & Jojoba Oils all make for great stocking fillers this Christmas. The Shave Cream is rich and luxurious, guaranteeing a smooth and moisturising shave experience, whilst the Post-Shave Balm soothes and moisturises the skin and closes the pores after shaving. The Beard Oil helps to smooth, soften and strengthen the beard so you could leave this one out for Santa along with his Mince Pie.
Lab Series Rescue Squad: The ideal gift set for the daily anti-ageing ritual that cleanses, repairs, and protects. The set includes Lab Series' award winning global face serum: Future Rescue Repair Serum and complimentary every day skincare products including the Multi-Action Face Wash and Age Rescue + Face Lotion.
Mr & Mrs Smith Angelica Hicks Gift Card: We’ve got this year’s perfect present for hotel lovers: the new limited-edition Get a Room! gift card designed by illustrator of the moment, Angelica Hicks. The pocket-sized promise of adventure – decked in Hicks’ playful hand-drawn hotel lobby scene – is your loved one's ticket to more than 1,000 hotels in Mr & Mrs Smith's carefully curated collection.
Bluebeards Revenge Hipster Kit: Designed to keep the smoothest of movers in check, The Bluebeards Revenge Hipster Kit is filled with a selection of premium grooming products for the hair, beard and moustache. From a sculpting mo’ wax and slick, wet-look hair pomade to conditioning classic blend beard oil and a manly cut-throat replaceable blade razor to neaten the edges, this is the ultimate grooming kit for the self-confessed hipster in your life.
Harry’s Grooming: Two guys started Harry’s because they wanted to make shaving better - for themselves and guys everywhere. They didn’t think about shaving all the time. Yet, when they did, the brands available frustrated them. They simply didn’t like the limited choices and that they were being forced to overpay for performance products. It wasn’t the cost that upset them, it was that they felt taken advantage of - and they didn’t like it. So, they decided to create something better.
Ferrari Black Gift Set: The top accord releases an exciting strength: a harmony of citrus notes, lime and bergamot, blended with bright-fruity touches of apple and plum. The heart accord diffuses a deep mystery: warm spices, cardamom and cinnamon rounded by precious floral notes, jasmine and rose. The base accord reveals a clear, masculine sensuality: elegant woody notes, cedarwood, and amyris wood is softened by vanilla together with the intensity of crystal musk.
Wilkinson Sword Hydro 5: Featuring a water activated gel reservoir that is designed to protect skin from irritation and delivers 40% less friction than a lubrication strip. Innovative skin guards across 5 ultra-glide blades help to smooth the skin's surface, while the flip trimmer helps trim tight spaces with ease.
Forbes & Lewis Lincoln Backpack: An adaptable travel backpack designed for adventurers. Taking inspiration from the luscious green lands of Lincolnshire, Forbes and Lewis have crafted a backpack worthy of exploring the great British countryside. Delicately crafted from real leather and light grey waterproof canvas, this spacious backpack has a single magnetic closing leather flap and a large internal zipped compartment.