Christmas Gift Ideas for Men
Christmas is around the corner, so we are back with our handpicked gift ideas to help you pick for the sartorial man in your life. For those who have it all, we have earlier rounded up the most expensive accessories for men. The latest selection features myriad of options to choose from — from cufflinks to watch and the best scotch. Take your pick!
1). Theo Fennel Matterhorn Ski goggle Cufflinks
British jewelry and silverware designer whose pieces have been captivating the world for over 25 years, Theo Fennel notably takes inspiration from anything and everything to design collection that is delicate, uplifting and wearable. Referred to be the perfect gift for any skiing enthusiast, the Matterhorn Ski goggle Cufflinks are one such example that has been beautifully crafted from white gold in Theo Fennel’s London workshop, and with hand painted enamel. (Theo Fennell)
Also check out the cufflinks made from parts of the vintage cars and super aeroplanes.
2). Etoile Hookah by Airdiem
Handcrafted by master craftsmen, the Airdiem’s Etoile hookah which has been described as the ultimate luxury for the design-minded tobacco connoisseurs is made from pure obsidian sourced from the mountains of Armenia. Exclusively created by designer Jean-Philippe Martin, this elevated smoking accessory which requires more than 150 hours of cutting and polishing comes with a hefty price tag of $12,100. It also includes a protective gift box, a porcelain burner, a 3-piece set of metal grids, and obsidian stand for 4 mouthpieces. (Airdiem)
3). The Rolling Stones x Suntory 50th Anniversary Whisky
The noted Japanese liquor brand Suntory will be celebrating the 50th anniversary of the English rock band ‘The Rolling Stones’ with the release of a limited edition of its blended whisky, the Rolling Stones 50th anniversary whisky. Released as part of the successful cross-category Stones Bar series, the Rolling Stones 50th anniversary whisky, limited to just 150 bottles, impressively feature The Rolling Stones’ iconic lips and tongue logo.
This commemorative whisky is actually a blend of carefully selected 6 malts distilled and casked in milestone years throughout the iconic rock-band’s proud 50 years of performance. (Suntory)
4). Tumi’s high calibre bulletproof briefcase
Price: $5,995. Available at Harrods
With a 30-year history of creating superior products for discerning professionals and frequent travelers, Tumi which is recognized as the world’s leading brand of luxury travel, business and lifestyle accessories has now come up with Tegra-Lite Bulletproof Attaché.
Crafted from an ultra-protective polypropylene thermoplastic composite, the case which has been tested using calibre .22 Long and .38 Special firearms, guarantees the safety of your documents from threats such as handgun rounds and disgruntled PAs. Also it features a secret false bottom for added peace of mind, an iPad case, and outside the case features a handcuff ring that you can secure to your wrist. (Tumi)
5). Giant Samarcande chess set by Hermès
Part of Hermès Spring/Summer collection 2012, this beautiful high-end luxury chess set by Hermès is truly a proper gift for the chess player in your world. Both functional and fantastically elegant, this 3-foot chess table fashioned from clemence leather impressively features competing armies in rosewood and mahogany. (Hermes)
6). A. Lange & Söhne Limited Edition Zeitwerk Handwerkskunst watch
This particular edition which has been described as A. Lange & Söhne’s most advanced watch, boasts an exquisite platinum case, a dial in black rhodiumed white gold and movement decorations, along with Glashütte lever escapement stand.
7). Bole’s Made to order Reindeer Leather Apron
Böle, the far-north Sweden based fourth generation tannery and bespoke saddle maker has now produced an old-fashioned tanner’s apron, which can be referred to as an ultimate gift for the quintessential man and an accessory that complements Böle’s briefcases and rucksacks. This $840 limited edition reindeer leather apron has been crafted exclusively from bark-tanned reindeer leather that has been cured for a full 12 months.
Limited to just 30 pieces, each apron comes numbered, and can also be embossed with the owner’s name or monogram. (Böle)
8). Kurt Geiger’s custom kicks
Starting from $380
Regarded as UK’s coolest footwear brand, Kurt Geiger which sells more than 2 million pairs of shoes each year through luxury and premium UK department stores including Harrods, John Lewis, and Selfridges has now launched made to order service from its freshly christened concession in Selfridges’ new men’s show department, allowing the clients to fully personalize the purchases. Handmade in Italy, the five styles fall into 2 categories, the studded and the smart. And, for each buyer can choose the color of leather trim, material mixes, the type of sole, and in some cases even the shade of the studs. (Kurt Geiger)
Also check the comprehensive list of world’s most expensive shoes for men.
9). Dr Dre Beats Executive Headphones
Especially designed to take the music enthusiast from boardroom to the tarmac and everywhere in between, here’s the Dr Dre’s headphone dubbed as ‘executive’. This lightweight, comfortable to wear, and easily foldable headphone set impressively delivers the legendary Beats sound, the pure audio integrity for crystal clear highs, signature bass and sonically true mids, in a refined package that’s easier than ever to take on road.
Notably, the Beats Executive headphones use battery-powered noise cancellation to deliver your music without outside interruption.
Also check the comprehensive list of Dr Dre’s most expensive headphones.
10). Baxter Base Camp X Straight Razor
Inspired by the same axe handles Base Camp X is known for and made by hand, here’s an exclusive razor handle that has been custom designed and produced by BCX wood studio in Toronto. Made of Tennessee hickory, each handle is cut and shaped by hand with special focus placed on the grain of the wood. Further, it has been sanded to a marble smoothness, and finishing coats were applied to create a deep and velvety polish that is moisture resistant. (Baxter Of California)