'Tis the time to get on with the dreaded holiday shopping, Christmas is only 25 days away! Stressed at the mere thought of finding a gift for all the men in your life?
Not to worry, we've put together our annual LUXURY GIFT GUIDE: FOR HIM to help guide you through this season's shopping bonanza.
Tom Ford Oud Wood Intense £295
If he can't wear Tom Ford, at least he can smell like it. A consistent wish list item, this Tom Ford fragrance will bring your man into the new year with class. With hints of angelica roots and cypress, this will definitely make him the man of the hour.
The Camden Watch Company No. 253 Memento Mori £175.00
Move over, Rolex. In an era of keeping time while treasuring time, a man’s best friend is his watch. The Camden Watch Company is stocked with masculine yet delicate men’s watches that will fit perfectly with any suit or trackies. This design specifically is timeless and Gucci-esque without the hefty price tag.
Peak Design Everyday Backpack $259.95
If your man is organized (or needs to be organized), this backpack will blend him in with fellow tech-loving Londoners. The Peak Design Everyday Backpack can fit everything from hefty tripods to a 15-inch Macbook Pro with space for plenty more. Along with its waterproof casing, this backpack houses two open-flap compartments on both sides with a MagLatch opening on top, giving quick access to gadgets and gizmos aplenty.
Dali Katch £329
This speaker screams unique and quirky. Rated as one of the best portable speakers on the market, the Dali Katch is powered with Bluetooth and NFC connectivity along with a 24-hour battery life. It comes in three colours, all of which will break the mould of your mates’ black and white speakers.
Uuni 3 Wood-Fired Pizza Oven with Stone Baking Board £199
The Uuni 3 can cook a wood-fired pizza in 60 seconds and reach 500ºC in just 10 minutes. This is the perfect gift for a night-in of baking pizzas, cuddling up by the fire, and winning major points for beating Santa Claus at his own game.
Boiga London Birds and Bees Bowtie £15
A frequenter of Brick Lane’s Backyard Market, Boiga London houses an eclectic collection of bold and poppin’ menswear. Their printed t-shirts are comfortable yet stylish enough to wear under a black blazer, and you can’t overlook Boiga’s prized possessions: made out of Italian silk, Boiga’s bowties will make a statement in your Christmas party photos.
Adidas Futurecraft 4D On sale December 2017
This sneaker is so exclusive that it isn't going to be released until just before Christmas. A good pair of trainers are sleek, sexy, and light on your feet. If your man is upset about not getting his hands on Yeezy’s, the Adidas Futurecraft 4D is an amazing alternative. Adidas partnered with 3D printing company Carbon to bring digital light synthesis technology to its shoes. More than 50 lattices were created for the shoe’s midsole before its current design, which is built on a programmable liquid resin platform. The print was created from scratch and perfected for ultimate swag.
Van Der Hagen Men’s Luxury Shave Set £55.17
With the advent of online razor brands such as Harry’s, shaving has become a personalized experience. In 2017, it has also become a luxury market. Van Der Hagen is committed to presenting high quality shaving tools that make your man feel like he’s just gone out of the barber shop. This set is perfect for beginners and includes a premium shaving brush, a razor stand display, hypo-allergenic soap, and a monogrammed apothecary mug. Whether your special man is young to shaving or new to luxury, this gift is sure to give him a clean shave just in time for the new year.
Drinks by the Dram Scotch Whisky Advent Calendar £149.95
Why buy one bottle of whiskey when you can get 24? This year’s scotch whiskey advent calendar comes with Scotland’s finest single malts worth up to £600 a bottle. This is a great sampling selection for a cosy night in with your favourite man, considering you’ll probably need it after hitting up a month’s worth of holiday parties.