Gifts for Him

Andrea Divirgilio / December 5, 2008

Looking for gifts for “the man” in your life? Then, it’s universal that men just want to have fun. So, get him excited with a special gift this season. But, if you claim to know your man better, then check out which ideas suit his taste the best. Our Gift Guide includes fashionable gifts, exciting gifts and unique gifts to match his exquisite taste. So, make this Christmas memorable for him.

$100 – $500

Golf Launchpad Simulator

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This Plug and play Golf Launchpad Simulator is a perfect gift for any golf lover and can be carried anywhere and everywhere — in the home, office or on the go. It is compatible with PC, Mac and PS3. And, it features optical sensors for high-level accuracy and durability, rubber-polymer shock absorbing base. The $220 price tag includes Tiger Woods 2008 PC software. Available at Neiman Marcus.

Philips Norelco Arcitec Carbon Fiber Electric Razor

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The new Philips Norelco Arcitec shaver features carbon fiber sides and comes with a stand and travel case. There are three different models (1050, 1060, and 1090). The Arcitec 1090 model features three razor heads, as well as a trimmer for a clean shave, and it is easy to clean. The other features includes an LED display on the front which displays a variety of things like low battery warning, cleaning indicator, travel lock indicator and shaving head replacement indicator. One hour of charging gives 21 days of cordless shaving time. The razor sells for $200 at Amazon.

Limited Edition MotoArt cuff links

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To commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Pan Am 707 service, a California based, innovative gift manufacturer has produced a limited number of cuff links from a section of fuselage from N880PA, a retired B-707 used by Pan Am to celebrate the 25th anniversary. Recreating the shape of the plane’s inner wing structure, each pair is made of the plane’s feather light aluminum and features the original blue paint. The cuff links are available on order from Motoart for a price of $220.

Tonino Lamborghini Cigar Lighters & Cutter

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These stylish Cigar Lighters & Cutter are a perfect gift for the cigar aficianado. The cutters come under Lamborghini’s brand name, which makes them irresistible. Lambo fans plus cigar buffs can team up and light up in style for just $150-$175. Available at Lighters Direct.

Veuve Cliquot in Ice Bucket Casing

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The celebrated French champagne maker gives you another reason to raise a toast with their latest champagne, La Grande, which comes encased in a special casket/casing that doubles up as an ice bucket. It is available through Veuve Cliquot for $485.

Atomic Floyd Titanium Headphones

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These titanium headphones will enhance your audio experience besides making you look cool. The uber-stylish headphones are made in acoustic steel which means these are specially heat-treated for maximum audio quality. You can rotate the in-ear part relative to the metal frame for a custom fit. Available for $180 from company’s website.


iPod-compatible Aerosystems Loudspeakers

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These sexy and sleek loudspeakers from Aerosystems will play your favorite music in style and will enhance your musical experience multi-fold. An ultra-resistant glass enclosure houses an integrated amplifier in the base. Aerosystem speakers are compatible with iPods. You can get one for $570 from the company’s site.

Kodak World’s First OLED Wireless Frame

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The wireless frame features innovative Organic Light Emitting Diode (OLED) technology to produce an exceptionally sharp and vivid image quality unlike other displays. It boasts a contrast ratio of 30,000:1, wide screen display with 16:9 aspect ratio and 800×480 resolution and, 2 GB of built-in internal memory. You can upload images and videos to the frame from digital cameras, memory cards, USB drives, or wirelessly from PC and, can transfer pictures from a PC to a Kodak OLED wireless frame effortlessly with the new Kodak EASYSHARE Digital Display Software. The wireless frame sells for $1,000 at Kodak.

LeBron James limited Edition…Ralph Lauren Purple Label

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If he is a basketball player then this limited edition basketball from the Ralph Lauren and NBA All-Star team will give him a kick. The package features a signed basketball in the Purple Label’s signature colors. Just 300 pieces are made available from Ralph Lauren for $1,000.

Porsche Design P’9522 Cellphone

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If you are not a hardcore Apple fan and love to try out innovative handset designs, then this fashionable luxury phone from Porsche is an impressive option. The model number “P’9522″ is carved into a single block of brushed aluminum and a glass plate. The physical specs feature 2.8-inch touchscreen, GPS, 5-megapixel camera besides other features. The luxury phone sells for approx. $760, available at Porsche.

Skybar Wine System

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A true wine connoisseur knows the importance of preserving his vino. And, preserving your wine won’t be a problem with this stylish Skybar wine cabinet that features individually controlled chambers to let you keep up to three different wines ready to serve, each at its ideal varietal-specific temperature. With a press of the button, wine is dispensed into your glass. Its patented vacuum technology preserves open bottles at peak flavor for up to 10 days. The Skybar is available at SurLaTable for $1,000.

Zenview Duo 19X

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This dual-screen monitor from Zenview will increase his efficiency and will fit your budget. The dual-screen display features two 19″ Samsung LCD screens and will provide a total of 31.9″ screen area. The technical specs include a total screen resolution of 2560 x 1024 pixels, 170º (H) / 160º (V) viewing angles, 1000:1 contrast ratio with an ultra-fast 5ms response speed, Digital DVI and analog VGA connections. Available at DigitalTigers for $902.

Wow Gifts

$12,000 Caballero Polo

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If price is no limit for you then this bulletproof Caballero Polo will keep him safe when he is out playing his favorite sports. More so, with the recession crime is expected to rise, which makes this polo tee worth its price. The polo shirt is good enough to protect you from a 9mm pistol. Buy it here.

Nethrone Workstation

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For a geeky boyfriend nothing will get him excited like this luxury Nethrone Workstation. Nethrone offers comfort and style for serious work and intense play. So, stop worrying about his posture and let him enjoy his game/play. The cradle-like environment comes complete with the unit’s five electric actuators, adjustable reclining vibrating seat, computer/gaming peripherals, neck cushion and footrest. Each unit is equipped with an adjustable monitor lift and tilt support. Available at Product page for $1,800.

MicroMatic v-POD Beer Dispensers

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You don’t have to fetch him beer when he is busy watching football with this v-POD Beer Dispenser that comes equipped with a built-in 10-inch LCD screen, remotely mounted DiGi viewer and stereo speakers. The dispensers are available in stainless steel and brass finishes for a price of $3,050 and $3,380 respectively. Available at Micromatic.

Virtual Flying with SX02 Flight Simulator

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Flying a plane is not everyone’s cup of tea. But if he is learning the art of flight then this outrageous SX02 Flight Simulator will teach him with precision. In fact, it is a great tool for anyone who wants to experience the rush of flying. The SX02 delivers a surround sound experience complete with surround screens for panoramic realism. There is a centrally mounted joystick, a tension adjustable throttle and a digital programmable readout. The simulator boasts a full metal modular monocoque construction. The flight simulator sells for $9,500 at Simworx.

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