HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE FOR HIM 34 AFFORDABLE AND EXPENSIVE GIFTS FOR EVERY MAN Whether you’re shopping for a luxe aficionado or your favourite style setter (…yourself?), you’ll find exactly what you need in our neat, navigable and utterly sparkling Holiday Gift Guide. You’ll find over 30 ideas of absolutely amazing holiday gift ideas for everyone on your list in every price range. Christmas sweaters, Saint Laurent, Givenchy and Giuseppe Zanotti Homme mens shoes, fine fragrances and cosmetics, underwear, accessories, personalized gifts, Ralph Lauren polo shirts, Valentino, Balenciaga and Nike sneakers, Balmain jackets, cashmere sweaters, Louboutin loafers, books and many more…
Our wardrobes are packed with sneakers like this Italian-made pair by Saint Laurent. Built from robust leather and complete with lightly padded ankles and supple linings, this low top pair is assuredly comfortable. Don’t reserve them for the weekend – wear them to refresh minimalist tailoring in town. This item is large to size, take the next size down.
Crafted from Burberry’s luxurious heritage-grain leather in an esteemed midnight-blue hue, this classic billfold wallet is a great way to boost your accessories. It has a matte finish and eight internal card slots, two receipt compartments and two generously sized bill pockets to ensure you’ll have all your resources at the ready.
This high-impact fragrance creates a multifaceted signature of masculinity. The freshness of grapefruit invites you into this audacious scent, combining in the top notes with mint and blood mandarin. Striking and assertive middle notes follow with a refined yet virile combination of rose, cinnamon, and spicy notes. The base notes evoke the ultimate velvety harmony of leather, white wood, amber, and Indonesian patchouli essences. Once combined, the result is not merely one fragrance but an elegant, one-of-a kind intermingling of essences.
HUGO BOSS LEATHER STRAP WATCH & CUFFLINKS GIFT SET
Make a bold statement with Saint Laurent’s black and white crew-neck T-shirt. A diagonal stripe across the centre creates a three-dimensional, graphic effect that will add punch to staple jeans and trousers.
Calvin Klein is the last word in modern simplicity. As the world’s leading designer underwear brand, Calvin Klein Underwear keep on the cutting-edge, consistently delivering innovative designs with superior fit and quality.
Made in the USA from vegetable-tanned Italian leather, Miansai’s wrap bracelet embodies the label’s attention to craftsmanship. Complete with an anchor hook for a nod to seafaring style, this piece will add raffish flair to your staples.
The famous green and red Gucci stripes reference the company’s equestrian roots, and were first incorporated on the material that was used to hold saddles in place. That signature design is revived with this canvas belt, bringing a touch of the brand’s timeless style to contemporary outfits. Wear yours with worn-in blue jeans or light brown chinos to accomplish slick Italian flair.
Give your keys a personal signature with our Saffiano textured letter key fobs. Use them to organize work keys from your home set or sling one on the handle of your bag for an easy update. Each varsity style letter is finished with our golden-tone signature star stud, for that extra special sparkle.
VALENTINO RED & BLACK CAMOUFLAGE ROCKRUNNER SNEAKERS
Panelled canvas and leather camo print sneakers in tones of red and black. Bonded patchwork camo print at tongue, toe box and sides in tones of red. Label tab at tongue. Burgundy smooth leather toe wrap. Burgundy suede panels at eyerow and upper toe wrap. Black leather heel tab. Red suede heel counter. Red studded rubber foxing detail at heel. Made in Italy
LEVI’S INDIGO DENIM 510 JEANS Skinny fit jeans in dark indigo. Five-pocket styling. Leather logo patch at back waistband. Signature red logo flag at back pocket. Contrast stitching.
POLO RALPH LAUREN SLIM-FIT POLO T-SHIRT
Crafted from mercerized stretch cotton mesh and designed with genuine mother-of-pearl buttons, this lightweight slim-fitting polo shirt offers the ultimate in refined comfort.
GIUSEPPE ZANOTTI HOMME RED LEATHER SNEAKERS
High top buffed leather sneakers in red. Round toe. Matte red and silver-tone hardware. Red lace up closure. Zip closure at eyerow. Tonal leather logo patch at bellows tongue. Signature metal bar detail at midrow and toe cap with Velcro closure. Extended collar with zip accent at heel. Textured red rubber sole. Tone on tone stitching. Leather upper, rubber sole. Made in Italy
Dents traces its history as far back as 1777, when Mr John Dent founded his accessories firm Worcester, England. These supple leather driving gloves exemplifies the company’s continuing dedication to impeccable craftsmanship and will become a treasured part of your collection.
Balmain’s creative director Mr Olivier Rousteing upgrades our wardrobe favourites, as demonstrated by the signature embossed metal hardware on this double-breasted peacoat. Constructed in France from a soft, heavy-weight wool-blend, it’s sharply structured appearance lends an opulent feel to any outfit.
NIKE ROSHE RUN TRAINERS A relative newcomer in terms of the Nike back catalogue, the Nike Roshe Run is inspired by Zen-like simplicity, with its name being taken from the title given to a Zen Master. Doing away with all unnecessary design features, the Roshe Run was designed to be a versatile as possible and since its debut has become a firm favourite amongst trainer geeks and casual wearers alike.
A woody aromatic fragrance for the man who defies convention, and resists the ordinary every day, finding satisfaction in the unexpected. His fragrance, a provocative blend of citrus and woods, liberates the senses — fresh, clean, profoundly sensual — a signature statement of determination and desire. Be unexpected.
DANIEL WELLINGTON WATCHES
DANIEL WELLINGTON / When Swedish guy Filip Tysander met the impeccably stylish British gent Daniel Wellington, a friendship and a line of watches was born. Try their NATO strap timepieces if you’re into clean-cut preppy design with a nice side of colour.
GIVENCHY BLACK LEATHER STAR TYSON HIGH-TOP SNEAKERS
Buffed leather high-top sneakers in black. Tonal paneling throughout. Round perforated toe. Tonal lace-up closure with lace-hooks at front collar. Foldover velcro strap at ankle with 3D silver-tone metal star embellishments. Black stitching at foxing. Black and white rubber sole.
DOLCE & GABBANA 18CM GOLD WASHED DENIM SLIM FIT JEANS
Dolce & Gabbana’s Gold-fit jeans are favoured for their streamlined, slim-skinny silhouette. This pair is cut from dark-indigo stretch-denim and features whiskering and fading down both the front and back – ideal for off-duty.
With her latest collection, Ms Sarah Burton wanted to “cleanse the palette” of the Alexander McQueen aesthetic, stripping it back to a monochrome starkness. This shirt embodies the newly refined ethos; it’s boldly emblazoned with a black geometric print and finished simply with gem cufflinks.
This lamb leather biker jacket from Saint Laurent is a core piece from the label’s permanent collection. It features all the moto hallmarks – epaulettes, zip pockets and silver-tone metal hardware – and is cut for a slimmer fit, so you may wish to go up a size.
TOD’S BLACK LEATHER DERBY SHOES Established in the early 1900s as a family-run business, Tod’s is known to this day for its outstanding craftsmanship. Flawlessly made in Italy from high-grade leather that’s polished for a sleek finish, these Derby shoes capture its sophisticated ethos and enduring quality.
BALENCIAGA ARENA SUEDE HIGH TOP SNEAKERS
Mr Elvis Presley famously once sang about blue suede shoes, and these Balenciaga ‘Arena’ sneakers are a modern take on the look. Channel the styling of Mr Kanye West, a famous fan of this particular design, by wearing them with a hoodie and drop-crotch trousers.
CHRISTIAN LOUBOUTIN CALF LEATHER ROLLERBOY SLIPPERS Spiked dark blue calf leather ‘Rollerboy’ loafers from Christian Louboutin. Ribbed navy fabric topline. Nude leather padded insole. Designer signature lacquered red sole. Small black stacked wood heel. Made in Italy. Availablee HERE and HERE.
NY TIMES 36 HOURS 125 WEEKENDS IN EUROPE BOOK
See just how much you can make of a weekend getaway with this information-packed guide to 125 European destinations. The 36-hour itineraries are bursting with maps and insightful recommendations and have been colour-coded, so you’re covered from Ancient Rome to Zurich. Based on the inspirational New York Times feature, this cloth-bound book is a must-have for road-trippers and jetsetters alike.
Snakeskin-embossed leather sneakers in black with subtle metallic shimmer. Black buffed leather trim throughout. Round toe. Tonal lace-up closure. Matte logo plaque at tongue. Pull-tab at heel collar. Black rubber sole. Tonal stitching. Upper: leather. Sole: rubber. Made in Italy
BRUNELLO CUCINELLI CASHMERE SCARF & LEATHER GYM BAG
The countryside of Umbria, where Brunello Cucinelli calls home, was the inspiration for the sublimely luxurious and colorful cashmere that made him famous. Today the company operates from a restored 14th century castle in Solomeo, Italy (in fact, he restored the entire village). The line has expanded beyond the initial coveted cashmere to include designs for men and women.
Man up: This is how a true gentleman does a topcoat. It’s cut to fit cleanly over our signature suit (but don’t be afraid to wear it with jeans on the weekend), and made from a soft, warm blend of wool and cashmere. For the guy looking to stand apart from the crowd, this version is finished with formalwear-inspired details, like a peak lapel and a classic hidden placket.