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MENSWEAR STYLE CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE 2018
DON'T BE THAT GUY RUNNING UP AND DOWN THE HIGH STREET IN A SWEATY STRESSED STATE ON XMAS EVE
Somehow it's almost Christmas already. It’s still quite warm out there too, don’t you think? Absolutely no snow in sight. This time of the year can hit our wallets quite hard, especially with all the festive dinners and parties, not to mention the gift buying for your friends, family and co-workers (secret Santa anyone?). Those super eager people out there have probably already done their gift buying for this year, but the majority of you won’t have even thought about it yet. So, now is the time to get this done guys, don’t be the one who is running up and down the high street in a sweaty stressed state on Christmas Eve. The MenswearStyle team have put together a whole bunch of great male Christmas present ideas for your pleasure and inspiration. You can thank us later, Merry Christmas folks.
Sixtine's Boxer Shorts (£31)
Wearing a pair of boxers with a supportive inner layer is a new experience and once you've had it, you'll never want to go back. Sixtine's American cut underwear blends softness, lightness and comfort. Thanks to the material used, your boxer shorts crease less, are easily ironed and dry quickly too. The snug-fitting and the lack of visible seams are the mark of this brand's quality. A must-have for the modern 21st century gentleman.
Bentley Momentum Unlimited (£59.99)
A fresh, bracingly masculine fragrance with a sleek, modern presentation, Momentum Unlimited first launched at Harrods exclusively, but now the fragrance is available worldwide at all Bentley Fragrances retailers. Bentley Momentum Unlimited is currently shortlisted for this year’s Pure Beauty Awards under the ‘Best New Premium Male Fragrance’ category too.
Camden Watch No.253 Northern Line (£159)
Indeed, the Northern Line watch carries the name of one of London’s most iconic tube lines, which passes through Camden and connects north and south of the city. The No.253 full black style reflects and represent the northern tube line as we know it today, however it is in the small details that it celebrates its history. The purple sub-notes are a tribute to the line’s original map shade, when back in the Victorian era it still was the Hampstead Line.
MAIK Bicycle v2 Socks (£15)
These socks are the perfect cycling gift for men when they’re not on two wheels. In this sock collection, there’s a Peak design - perfect for those mountain lovers you know. And if you have a friend who’s strictly monochrome, they have a Black and White Chevron design too. So, for those cyclists in your life, give them the coolest socks to wear on their commute: the Bicycle V2.
Ultimate Snow Rescue Jacket & Snow Pants (£399.98)
Hitting the slopes for Christmas or New Year? Superdry men’s Ultimate Snow Rescue Jacket & Trousers are your go-to. This hooded snow jacket features a drawstring hood, with a hook and loop fastening on the front, a double layer zip fastening, a detachable powder skirt and a snow seals to keep the moisture out. The pants come with zip and popper fastening, waist adjuster straps, innovative leg length adjusters in the pockets, zipped hems with boot gaiters, boot clips and thigh vents to provide a comfortable fit when on the slopes.
White Stuff Parkway Cord Shirt (49.95)
If there's ever a time to wear cord, it is now during the winter season. Gone are the days of only grandpas wearing this material. It is now available in slim simple silhouttes across menswear basics. The ultimate in smart/casual dressing, this White Stuff Parkway cord shirt is perfect for layering this season. Super-soft and featuring a chest pocket with button to finish. Pair over jeans and a tee for a great relaxed winter season look.
Genevieve Sweeney Sock Subscription (£14)
The GS Sock Subscription is a no brainer. Choose up to one, two or three pairs of socks to be conveniently delivered to your door every month. Each month you will receive a surprise parcel of seasonal colours and patterns. From sartorial favourites such as the Sotolino Mustard wool linen, the Solline silk tweed, to the sparkly Serora intarsia stripe, as well as some limited-edition socks exclusive to the GS Sock Subscription.
Tretorn Wings Monocrome Padded Raincoat (£105)
Wings Monochrome Padded is the classical Wings Jacket made of recycled PU in monochrome colours. The jacket is lined using synthetic lining that is perfect for both autumn and winter weather. A fun and sporty jacket that is perfect for both city and nature. Wings Monochrome is fully water-proof with heat-welded seams, metallic press buttons and an adjustable hood that provides effective shelter towards rain and wet weather.
Stolt Alpha Business Set (£198)
STOLT, a London based design company, provides the world’s active professionals with the ultimate stylish, multi-purpose carry systems. The STOLT Alpha collection includes the perfect work backpacks and garment carriers for sporty professional. This is the bag that takes you seamlessly from your early morning gym session or morning commute to the office and over-night business trips.
Rotary Silver Cambridge Watch (£249)
This Cambridge timepiece features a blue sunray dial with applied index markers. It features a 42mm stainless steel case and is water resistant to 50m. It is powered by a Miyota quartz movement and has a stainless steel 5 link bracelet secured with a deployment clasp. With clean lines, fresh design and simple styling; a Cambridge collection timepiece is a must have accessory and would make for a great special gift this Christmas.
Clive Christian Original Collection Traveller Sets (£195)
Clive Christian has curated a delightful edit of gift sets perfect for the devoted Clive Christian aficionado or a wonderful discovery set for a perfume connoisseur looking to enhance their perfume wardrobe. Offering both ease and variety, these collections of 3x 10ml or 30ml perfumes offers the same intensity and concentration as a full-size bottle whilst allowing the user to explore the delights and variations between all scents in The Original Collection.
Lalique L'Insoumis Ma Force (£72)
L'Insoumis Ma Force is inspired by the power of instinct. This fresher, green, aromatic version of the original L'Insoumis fragrance opens with fruity lemony notes mingled with spicy cardamom. The heart is built around an extract of lavender balanced with violet leaf, rosemary and green camphor, rounded off with a sensual wood and amber base.
Moet & Chandon Mini Christmas Crackers (£22)
Moët & Chandon’s much loved mini crackers are back with a new look this festive season. Complete with popping confetti and a 20cl mini Moët, these luxury minis are the ultimate stocking fillers for Christmas 2018 and great for New Year celebrations in equal measure. They're also perfect for celebrating life’s memorable moments. Pick yours up from Whole Foods today. Cheers everyone!
Teva Arrowood Riva Mid (£155)
What's the best way to work off yet another roast dinner? Yep, a long walk through the forest, park or around a lake. Built tough and technical with the durable Vibram® rubber outsole for the most rugged terrain, the mid-high Arrowood Riva excels at both nearby outings and faraway adventures, protecting your feet in style with a supple, waterproof full-grain leather upper. There will be a mince pie and mulled wine waiting for you when you get back from your stroll.
Tateossian Double Wrap Pop Rigato Bracelet (£185)
This is a very special gift idea indeed. Made with genuine Italian leather, each bracelet is fastened with a highly polished sterling silver pop tube clasp that features high precision laser engraving. Both trendy and classic, the Double Wrap Pop Rigato Bracelet is a perfect everyday bracelet that could be worn alone or stacked for a contemporary look.
Rear View Prints 80s Movie Poster (£17.99)
This website specialises in showcasing art and merchandise from the motorsport culture niche, including posters and prints. Designed to look good on any wall. This 80s Movie Poster by Rear View Prints features Back to the Future, Ghost Busters and and The A-Team iconic vehicles, and will make the perfect gift or accompaniment to any man's cave.
Molecule 02 Power of Ten Limited Edition (£80)
To celebrate their ten-year anniversary, Escentic Molecules are launching limited-edition full-size bottles (100ml) of Molecule 02 and Escentric 02 in unique aluminium travel cases. Designed to reflect the purist ethos of the fragrances, each metal case is blasted with stainless steel beads to polish the surface, while inside a soft sheath cushions the bottle.