When it comes to Christmas shopping, men can be notoriously difficult to shop for, as chances are they’ll already have purchased what they need. But that’s not to say you have to resort to buying novelty boxers (you know the ones). Here, i’ve done the hard work for you and scoured the internet for gift ideas that he’ll most likely love and need.
1 // Baylis & Harding Black Pepper and Ginseng Men’s Kit Bag £40.00 If he is planning a trip somewhere at home or abroad this Christmas time, the Baylis and Harding’s Black Pepper and Ginseng Weekend Away Travel Bag Set could be the ideal gift. The set contains a 250g Body Soak, 200ml Shower Gel, 100ml Hair and Body Wash, 100ml Body Lotion and 50ml Aftershave Balm. Packed in a stylish holdall, large enough to fit everything he needs for a spontaneous weekend away, this gift set is sure to delight anyone who finds it under the tree on Christmas morning.
2 // VARTA Family PowerPack £29.99 Ideal for popping into his bag for a boy’s weekend away, the VARTA Family Powerpacks come in at a massive 6000mAh, 10400mAh and 16000mAh. Available in stylish grey and white colour options, these power banks feature two USB ports; 1.0A for charging phones and MP3 players and a faster 2.4A port for tablets. The 16000mAh model will give up to six full smart phone charges. If he’s a family man, then he’ll have all the power he needs to keep the kids’ devices running over the Christmas period.
3 // Lyle & Scott Knitted Hat and Scarf Set £55.00 Treat him to this gorgeous hat and scarf gift set from Lyle and Scott this Christmas and he’ll be the envy of others for sure. Neatly tucked inside a branded gift box, this luxury set is crafted from a soft wool and features the brand’s logo embroidered to each item in their signature style. Available in three different colours, each gift set contains a beanie style woollen hat with a classic ribbed turn-up design and a woollen scarf with a fine knit design and contrasting ribbed panels at each end.
4 // FitnessGenes DNA Analysis Kit £129.00 If the man in your life likes to take care of himself and is into health and fitness, then the FitnessGenes DNA Analysis Kit is the perfect and unique gift this Christmas. FitnessGenes will determine his genetic blueprint by analysing DNA and checking 40+ genes that are related to fitness, health and nutrition. It will combine this information with relevant lifestyle data and nutritional information to discover his body’s abilities with regards to fitness, speed, endurance and recovery and develop the most effective training strategies for him to optimise his fitness.The revolutionary system will help him to reach fitness goals easier and faster and will provide guidance to help him overcome and lifestyle and fitness barriers.
5 // Nike Men’s Downshifter Trainers £45.99 The Nike Downshifter 6 Mens Trainers offer superior comfort and support for when exercising. The trainers feature a soft, textured sole to allow for amazing support and grip on a wide number of terrains. The fine, mesh upper allows for maximum breathability and for feet to stay cool, dry and comfortable whilst exercising. Order online through a site like www.getthelabel.com and you’ll get them for an absolute steal – plus they also have a huge range of other designer products at bargain prices!
6 // Dior Sauvage EDT 60ml Spray £49.50 Sauvage by Christian Dior is a striking union of elements rough and regal at the same time. A concoction of natural ingredients selected with the utmost of care then combined in enticingly heavy doses. A strong twist of Calabrian bergamot brings out a bold gust of citrus. Sichuan pepper offers a capricious waltz of warm, fresh spice. The last key ingredient, a cache of ambroxan releases a revel of warm and powerfully woody scents.
7 // Ombar Chocolate £1.99 each These little bars of heaven are luxuriously creamy, yet as they are made from raw cacao they are vegan, gluten-free and rich in magnesium and anti-oxidant flavanols. They come in an array of delicious flavours from Goji Berry to Coconut Milk Delicious and are packed full of guilt-free goodness. I mean, do you need more of a reason to eat them?
8 // Nite Ize Steelie Car Mount Kit £24.95 One for on-the-go gadget lovers, the Steelie Car Mount keeps phones secure and safe and is ideal for when mobile phones are being used as Sat Navs or for hands-free calls. It docks phones to the car dashboard in a snap, so it’s visible and accessible at all times. Strong magnets hold the phone in place without the need for clamps or glue pads. Whatsmore, the design of the Nite Ize Steelie Car Mount silver ball design allows for it to be adjusted to any position.
9 // S+ by Resmed Non-Contact Sleep Sensor £129.95 This Christmas, give the gift of sleep to your loved ones with the S+ by ResMed. The S+ is the world’s first non-contact, fully comprehensive sleep tracking system, which features patent-protected SleepSensor technology. The S+ makes it possible to track, analyse and improve sleep at home without a wristband, electrodes or mattress strips. The S+ by ResMed comprises a device that sits beside the bed, a cloud-hosted Sleep Mentor system, and a free mobile app (Apple iOS and Android). It’s really effective and simple to use and has a whole host of wonderful features including a smart alarm and soothing sounds that synchronic with breathing patterns to aide the process of falling to sleep. I have the device myself and i can’t fault it at all – it’s been fascinating to gain an insight into my sleeping patterns and i think it’s a product that will definitely prove popular amongst the tech-savvy.
10 // Hugo Boss Black Hooded Robe In Grey £99.99 This subtly mottled BOSS bathrobe is very lightweight and characterised by an all-over embossing pattern that is created using the brand’s signature logo. The widely-cut hood and the characteristic wrap belt complement this distinctive design perfectly. Made in a terry towelling cotton blend, this men’s bathrobe looks and feels luxuriously soft and has great appeal thanks to its exceptional comfort. It’s a fail-proof gift for him this Christmas and will make an extravagant – but welcoming – addition to his existing loungewear collection.
11 // Sony Playstation VR £349.99 PlayStation 4 has taken a huge leap into the future with the introduction of its VR headset and it’s a must-have for serious gamers this Christmas. From the moment the man in your life slips on PlayStation VR, the new Virtual Reality system for PlayStation 4, he’ll experience games in an entirely new way. He’ll be at the centre of the action, living every detail of extraordinary new worlds and he’ll feel like he’s actually inside the game. A built-in microphone and 3D audio will give him glorious acoustics in his new virtual world, which will enhance his experiences and make each visit into virtual reality truly memorable.
12 // CELIA Organic and CELIA Dark Premium Lager £2.29 each 100% organic and brewed using three simple ingredients, CELIA Organic is a premium Czech lager ideal for even the most discerning lager drinker. It uses Saaz Hops and a natural carbonation process to create a non-bloating refreshing lager with a delicate bitterness, which also has the added benefit of being wheat and gluten free. CELIA Lager is #BrewedForFood, pairing perfectly with herb-roasted chicken, grilled meat or subtle seafood dishes. CELIA Dark is a hand-crafted luxurious Czech lager with a distinctive coffee like aroma and a nutty, caramel flavour. It is a wonderful compliment to red meats and rich desserts.