10 Unique and Useful Christmas Gifts for Him
What do you give the man who already has it all? Gifts he will enjoy using and will reflect his fine taste, of course. Curated from the best designer brands across the globe, these gift ideas are both practical and tasteful to last him well past the holiday season.
1. For the nomadic hipster – Coach Bleecker Backpack in Wild Beast Print
Coach’s Bleecker backpacks are roomy enough for a 15” laptop and a perfect hybrid of rugged and refined good looks. The ‘Wild Beast’ collection features its signature drip-leopard print in smooth mocha brown leather. The Bleecker is fully lined with multiple pockets for all his gadgets, and a vintage-style drawstring opening with dog-leash clip closure.
2. For the smart looking frequent flier – Braun Büffel Tote and Passport Holder
Treat him to Braun Büffel’s newest 2018 Amorgos Spring/Summer collection this Christmas. Inspired by the Greek Islands, the caramel coloured beaches and bright blues of the Aegean sea are reimagined into contemporary pieces in finely crafted medium grain calf leather. The Amorgos tote and passport holder are dapper accessories to have whenever he’s on the go.
3. The minimalist work backpack – Moleskin Classic Backpack
The classic backpack collection by Moleskin is a lightweight travelling companion for the mobile worker or creative. Multiple pockets will keep him organised while a padded internal pocket offers ample space for a 15” laptop. For more colour choices to suit his style, drop by the Moleskin outlet at the Takashimaya men’s department.
4. For the sporty adventurer – Luminox Navy SEAL timepiece collection
Luminox is a revered maker of luxury watches for military forces worldwide. Tough, lightweight and possessing “always visible” self-powered luminescence, its Swiss-made watches are the most dependable you can find on the market. Its rugged, utilitarian style will appeal to the outdoorsy fellow and athletic sportsman. The Navy SEAL collaboration series come in cool looking colourways such as Stealth Blackout, and are presented in exclusive gift sets alongside a tactical pen and challenge coin.
5. For impeccable grooming – Edwin Jagger Shaving Set
From a family-run business in Sheffield, England, comes some of the finest shaving razors, brushes and grooming accessories in the world. Edwin Jagger embodies the heritage of traditional shaving through time-tested artisanal craftsmanship. This four-piece shaving set includes the beautifully handmade Chatsworth Barley patterned razor, Badger shaving brush, and chrome plated double wire stand and shaving bowl.
6. If he has an eye for art – Tateossian Vintage Skeleton Cufflinks and Stonehenge Bracelet
Tateossian designs for the man who seeks artistic novelty in luxury accessories. Dubbed the “King of Cufflinks”, each of his creations are unique, wearable works of art. The Vintage Skeleton cufflinks in rose gold are a Tateossian classic made to impress at formal events and house 17 jewel movements which are visible through the back of the case. For a discrete statement piece which can be worn every other day, view the Stonehenge bracelets’ variety of semi-precious stones and intricate ruthenium mesh beads for gifting inspiration.
7. For the sharp dressed man – Xacus formal shirt collection
Italian shirt maker Xacus is renowned for its line of flawlessly tailored business, casual and evening shirts. Its tuxedo and evening shirts are made from high-end fabrics in classic and contemporary styles to suit any black or white tie affair.
8. For the audiophile or tech addict – Bang & Olufsen BeoSound 1 Wireless Speaker
Bang & Olufsen’s BeoSound 1 speaker has the perfect size and sound quality for his music enjoyment atop a desk or at an outdoor party. This sleek, portable wireless speaker boasts 360 degrees sound performance and integrates with Bluetooth or music players like Spotify for instant access to his favourite playlist. If you already have devices from Bang & Olufsen at home, its Multiroom technology allows seamless connection for convenient music control.
9. For dad, the avid golfer – Maruman Majesty Prestigio 9
Seasoned golfers will be impressed by Maruman’s newest Majesty line, which has dominated the market for years as top-of-the-line golf equipment. The Prestigio 9 is the ninth generation of Maruman’s flagship models boasting overwhelming performance in long distance shots. Introduce him to his next favourite clubs to use on the golf course and let him pick out a winning set of his choice.
10. The timeless luxury icon – S.T. Dupont Atelier Collection
For the cultured gent, fountain pens are one of, if not the classic mark of savoir faire. S.T. Dupont’s dedicated pursuit of this shows in its Line D series fountain pen – a perfectly engineered writing tool fashioned with a 14K gold nib and smooth lacquer body. The French luxury brand is also known for its belt and wallet collection made from only the best leathers.