Gift Guide: For Him

Gift Guide: For Him

It may be the season to be jolly, but with so much to prepare shopping for that special someone can be troublesome at times. Running through your list, checking it twice and realising you have no idea what to buy can be daunting amidst the wave of endless offers and promotions. The best plan of attack is always to prepare and get a little advice where needed for those trickier relatives. Fortunately we’re here to help with our top picks of the best gifts for all of the family. Shopping for her? See our guide to gifts for her here.



Show your dad some much needed appreciation for everything he does and opt for some quintessentially father-appropriate apparel and accessories. Socks are a stocking filler failsafe on any front and this Ted Baker Multi Pack offers three vibrant options to make a colourful addition to his wardrobe. These pairs offer three alternate patterns from whimsical to minimal to suit your dad’s daily attire. With socks you don’t need to do some not-so-subtle prying to figure out his size and they make the ideal option for present shopping on a budget. For the suave, sophisticated dad, allow him to channel his inner Bond with these debonair Duchamp Union Jack Cufflinks. Featuring a patriotic flag design, this pair adds a signature design to any formalwear look. Presented in a stunning gift box, the work of wrapping is half-done for you; an added bonus for less work to do before the big day. If you’re still uncertain, a classic jumper is always a good bet and this Gant Bordeaux V Neck style is easy to adapt to any dad’s usual style. A soft cotton and wool mix offer unrivalled comfort, with a light weight feel to allow this piece to transition between seasons.


Whether older or younger, your brothers always look out for you, so look after them with a thoughtful gift. Brothers can have a vast arrangement of interests, meaning finding a suitable gift can be tough; by sticking to traditional options disappointment can be avoided. Update his wardrobe with a functional asset and buy him this Herschel Heritage Backpack. Whether he is attending school, university or work, this bag is ideal for day-to-day use; with an inside compartment purpose built to carry a 15” laptop and organised sections for other essentials. The casual design of this piece allows it to adhere to a contemporary look, making it easy to wear with any trend. With winter only just making its way into our calendar, investing in some much needed knitwear is advisable for your family members. This Victorinox Skully Hat doesn’t compromise on form versus function. Composed of a thick ribbed cotton and acrylic knit, this hat offers a sensible layer to keep warm whilst remaining a worthy statement for a minimal trend.

Gift Guide: For Him



Keep things simple when shopping for your Grandad and go for something traditional. A hip flask makes for a handy accessory and suitable present choice if your grandfather enjoys a tipple. This Oliver Sweeney Walton Flask combines sophisticated luxury with efficient design; the outer layer uses the same premium quality leather as the brands renowned footwear range, offering a degree of excellence to the typical nature of the accessory. This particular product comes carefully packaged in a neat branded box to elegantly present this piece and make wrapping an easier job. For a lower price band gift, build up your grandparents established Barbour collection with this classic set of Handkerchiefs. Available in the iconic Barbour green tartan print, this set will beautifully compliment an existing Barbour jacket or bag to create a synonymous look.

Husband or Boyfriend

If you know your partner well you may already have ideas in mind of what to buy this year, but you may still need suggestions for higher ticket presents. Investing in one extravagant statement piece can be all you need to impress, make his dreams come true and welcome a worthy brand to his daily collection with this Belstaff Trialmaster Jacket. A Belstaff acts as a welcome piece to any man’s wardrobe, setting a valued aesthetic of heritage and reputation. This particular style is the original waxed cotton design by Belstaff and offers a premium construction to serve high performing requirements. Air vents, adjustable straps and a waterproof finish allow this piece to adapt to his outdoor routine, offering protection from the elements in addition to serving as a minimally stylish casualwear staple. If your guy is more of a footwear fanatic, Clarks are always a good option to go for. Renowned as the original creators of the Desert Boot, Clarks Originals offer generations of expertise and acclaimed high quality design. These Cola Suede Originals embody the classic structure which makes the Clarks Desert Boot so iconic. The advantage of this style is the option to easily transition from day to evening attire, with the Cola shade offering an ideal base colour to build an outfit upon.



Best Friend

Shopping for friends can leave open all manner of suggestion for gift ideas, which means identifying a winning formula is not as straightforward as seems. When your friend happens to be a guy it can be all the more difficult to find a suitable present which doesn’t fall into the love interest or family camp. Opt for something thoughtful yet practical to ensure your gift is well received. Barbour offer a collection of Gift Sets to make those tricky friend gifts easier to put together. Inside the box is a hat and gloves set, featuring a classic tartan scarf, which epitomises the esteemed heritage of Barbour, alongside a staple pair of navy gloves. The set are beautifully presented in a minimally designed box, allowing for easy wrapping. If you want to make more of a statement with your gift, this Boss Orange Brivio Wallet embodies elegant minimalism. Made of real leather, this sophisticated piece is an everyday essential for most men, allowing several compartments for cards, cash and ID to be separated with ease. The design is understated and chic to suit any attire.  If you’re still stuck you can always try a Country Attire Gift Card to do the trick and help your friend buy something they’re guaranteed to like.

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