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VALENTINE’S DAY GIFT GUIDE (FOR HIM) 2022
Gentlemen, be sure to write 'February 14th' in your diary so you don’t forget Valentine’s Day this year. No one wants to make that mistake. This week you should buy a gift and secure a table at that hot new restaurant in town, too. You might want to also give your partner some hints on what special gift you’d like (men should be treated too). That’s exactly why we’ve put this gift guide to together.
Tropicfeel Canyon Night Blue All-Terrain Sneakers
Treat your significant other this Valentine’s Day to a pair of Canyon all-terrain sneakers, from conscious travel label Tropicfeel. The Canyon sneaker features the brands 4-in-1 all-terrain versatility, providing the wearer with the benefits of aqua shoes, the comfort of sports shoes, the technical outsole materials of hiking shoes, and the style of your favourite daily pieces. The lightweight style is packable, ideal for all adventures, and for every pair of Canyon sneakers created, 8 recycled plastic bottles are used in the production.
OBLIVIOUS? 36 Questions For Closeness T-Shirt
Get closer this Valentine’s Day with the conversation starter ‘36 Questions For Closeness’ T-Shirt from unisex label OBLIVIOUS?. Passionate about providing the curious with responsibly produced garments, the brand highlights the importance of asking questions, both in our relationships with others and ourselves. This special piece is based on a study called ‘The Experimental Generation of Interpersonal Closeness’ published in 1997, which looked into accelerating the feeling of closeness between two people when using these 36 questions. New York Times writer Daniel Jones also wrote about this study in 2015 titling it ‘The 36 Questions That Lead To Love’.
Laird Utility: Give Sustainably
Nail Valentine's Day this year with new kid on the block, Laird Utility - where country heritage meets workwear. With a selection of key wardrobe staples to choose from, such as the Boatman coat and Harrington Jacket, you can guarantee your significant other will love this alternative gift. Each garment is finished using the highest quality natural fibres and manufactured in the UK, allowing you to gift more thoughtfully with a garment that will last a lifetime.
Edition One: Impress your other half with a made-to-measure shirt
If you want your other half to look the part in his new shirt, then look no further than Edition One. The brand's website allows you to custom design your shirt or overshirt and offers a full tailor-made experience from the comfort of your home. For this Valentine’s Day, we suggest the corduroy camel overshirt. You can decide on sizing, cuffs, collar, and shoulder size preferences. Bonus point: make the shirt even cooler by adding your partner's initials.
AVI-8 Spitfire Smith Automatic
A beautifully engineered pilot's watch designed to celebrate the innovative and inspirational work of Joseph Smith. As Chief Designer at Supermarine, taking over after the death of R. J. Mitchell, Joseph ultimately guided the development of the Spitfire to becoming the majestic aircraft we know today. Nothing say's I love you more than a beautiful timepiece that will be cherished for years to come.
Kent Wooden Beard Brush
Handmade in the UK, this wooden beard brush has specially cut and shaped boar bristles to improve brushing performance so it can handle coarse facial foliage, whilst still being gentle on the skin. Each brush comes with a beautiful hand-stitched cotton bag to store your brush and oil, protecting your belongings from any excess oil held in the brush head.
JBL Reflect Flow Pro
The Reflect Flow PROs by JBL are a great gift idea for Valentine’s Day, be it a romantic walk or just to chill out to your favourite songs. Adaptive Noise Cancelling adjusts automatically or via the JBL Headphones App to control distractions and stimulate motivation. Smart Ambient helps you feel safe on walks and runs or allows you to chat with a friend while listening to music.
CleanCo: Winter G&T Cocktail for Valentine’s Day
A cold weather twist on the classic G&T. The addition of orange adds a depth of flavour and complexity. Optionally garnished with ground black pepper to add further warmth on the nose. To make it: Add 60ml Clean G and 90ml tonic to a tall glass, adding cubed ice and orange wheels throughout the drink. Fill the glass with a little more ice and top with 2 teaspoons of blackcurrant cordial. Enjoy!
Tateossian Lucky Me Bracelet
For a Valentine’s Day gift where you can’t go wrong, jewellery from London-based brand Tateossian is the perfect place to start. Sourcing design inspiration from travel and engineering, Tateossian’s high quality designs are crafted from the finest materials and make for an adored gift. Their Lucky Me bracelet is the ideal choice for Valentine’s Day; featuring a contemporary leather braid and black rhodium clasp, this versatile style can be worn all day and for a host of different occasions. Offering an added touch of romance, the bracelet can also be personalised with a choice of letters and charms, to make it unique to your loved one.