Christmas Gift Guide: For Him

If you're struggling to find the perfect gift for any misters in your life, try one of our ideas...

These stunning gold aviators from designer sunglasses brand Maui Jim are sure to go down very well in his Christmas stocking.  Reminiscent of rainforests, summer beaches, and a certain iconic '80s flying movie, their narrow metal frame hugs the head, whilst the thin tinted lenses give the ultimate in sun protection whilst also looking super cool.  Also available in silver, the HCL Pilot Gold sunglasses retail at £225.  Check the website for where to buy a prescription version.

For the whisky fan, try the new Smoky black from The Famous Grouse.  Blended for smokiness, The Famous Grouse Smoky Black blends some peated malts, including the rare Glenturret, and sweet grain whisky for a Famously intense flavour.  Serve with cola , over ice with a wedge of orange, for a different but delicious drink.  The Famous Grouse Smoky Black is available from major retailers, including Tesco, Waitrose, Asda, Morrisons and Sainsbury’s stores, RRP £20.

Moleskine has gained a reputation as the go-to notebook of choice for the man about town, and their new Beatles limited edition collection is sure to be well received.  Designed to commemorate The Beatles' iconic hit, Yellow Submarine, the notebooks feature psychedelic graphics, celebrating the artistic contribution of the Beatles themselves, as well as the artists and animators involved in the Yellow Submarine movie.  The five piece Beatles Limited Edition Notebook Collection is available in store and online at, priced from £14.95.

The Bluebeards Revenge offers luxury grooming products and the ultimate shaving experience for real men, with a range of products and gift sets, everything from shave oils and cut-throat razors to quiff rollers and pomade.  The Eau de Toilette gift set is good value at £24.99 and contains a 100ml Eau de Toilette and 150ml shower gel.  With a refreshing, masculine fragrance, it will leave him smelling irresistible!

VerveLife are a new range of sweat and waterproof wireless earbuds from Motorola, perfect for runners, cyclists and all fitness and gym fanatics. Powered by aptX technology HD quality sound they have easy wireless capablilty and 12 hours of battery life, plus 150 feet of Bluetooth range, VerveRiders offers full control of Siri and Google Now with a one-touch talk button. VerveLife devices are designed for people where the seconds, not minutes count and the innovative and flexible technology is perfect for those who like to pack a lot into their time. VerveRider and VerveRider+ are widely available, RRP from £59.99.

For the hipster, the OSMO Style Laid Bare Gift Pack is ideal.  Featuring Matt Clay Extreme, Fibre Sculpt and Pomade Hold, the ultimate trio for pampering.  Stylishly packaged products to add texture and definition before his next big night out.

If he loves Pringles, this fun jigsaw puzzle featuring the iconic brand will be a fun addition to his stocking.  The double-sided puzzle is doubly hard: choose between recreating the branded Pringles tube or a tempting stack of the iconic snacks – just remember, once you pop you just can’t stop!  The jigsaw retails at around £9.99 and is widely available.

Whether he prefers lots of facial topiary or the clean shaven look, classic brands Brain and Gilette are coming to the rescue this Christmas.  With the Braun beard trimmer, he can shape his beard exactly how he wants using the precision dial which features 25 different length settings.  There is also a smaller precision trimming head for those harder to reach places, and a full charge gives up to 50 minutes styling time.  Let's hope he doesn't take that long!  For a closer shave, Gilette's Fusion Proshield is hard to beat, and now available in unique Star Wars gift sets too!

For the more traditional whisky drinker, the Glen Moray Sherry Cask Finish offers a new twist on the traditional Glen Moray taste-profile.  By adding layers of rich and spicy sweetness to the spirit’s typically light and floral flavours of butterscotch and lemongrass, it creates a whole new flavour sensation.  Sherry Cask Finish is a celebration of the age old tradition of maturing whisky in the finest Oloroso sherry casks.  Available from Sainsbury’s, RRP £22.

Tired of listening to the click, click, click of a traditional mouse, the Logitech® M330 Silent Plus and Logitech® M220 Silent Wireless Mice deliver the same precision, durability and 'click' feel, without the slightly irritating noise!  The perfect stocking filler for anyone, they are widely available, RRP £19.99 each.

Another brilliant stocking filler or even a Secret Santa pressie, is the Sugru Rebel Tech Kit.  Lifehack nirvana, this little kit will help with any DIY project, from improving the sound of your speakers and fixing fraying cables, to securing your iPad anywhere and everywhere for convenience.  With 14 brilliant ways to fix, hack and improve your gadgets, this Sugru mouldable putty glue kit retails at £10.

The perfect Christmas gift for any MAMIL (Middle Aged Man In Lycra), or even any young cycling enthusiast, the Litelok is a brilliant new bike lock that fits around trees, lamp posts, railings and more, ensuring that their expensive pride and joy won't take a ride.

This unique and super-secure device will suit school kids, commuters, those in training, and weekend cyclists, ensuring that thye can secure their precious bike anywhere and everywhere.  Designed by former aeronautical engineer Professor Neil Barron, using his own revolutionary, multi-layered, material called ‘Boaflexicore’, it is flexible, lightweight (just 2.4lbs/ and easily snaps shut without hunting for fiddly keys.

When not in use, the Litelok can be attached to the bike or popped in a backpack.  If required, two Liteloks can even be snapped together to make an extra long strap.  The Litelok is available from in three colours: Crow Black, Herringbone and Boa Green, priced £85.00 each.

For a fitness fan who is watching what they eat the new connected wellbeing devices from Terraillon make the ultimate gift.  With the Nutritab connected kitchen scale and connected bathroom scales, those health and fitness goals are well within reach, and all easily trackable from your Smartphone.  The Wellness Coach application brings it all together to make those health and fitness goals easy to monitor, track and more achievable.

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