Tuesday 11 December 2018
Good morning! Photo: Barisieur

Are men more difficult to buy for? Not really, not when you have these ideas. So stop struggling and start acquiring.

Tea and Coffee Brewing Alarm Clock
Coffee and tea are wake-up essentials and yet they’re always so far away from the bed. Get your man ready-to-go with Barisieur’s innovative invention. Now he can have a cuppa before he even hits the shower. barisieur.com

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This decanter will turn heads. Photo: Christofle

Crystal Whiskey Decanter
Throw out that ratty ol’ decanter he bought cheap because he didn’t have the time or money and replace it with this gorgeous one from Christofle. Do we even have to tell you why this one is better? christofle.com

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Oh, the weather outside is frightful…so get him these skis. Photo: Elan

Amphibio 84 XTI Fusion
He’s a beast on the slopes when he has those poles in his hands, but he hasn’t upgraded his skis in way too long. Elan gave its skis 4D technology and an 84mm waist, creating the perfect tool to guide a skier with extreme precision. elanskis.com

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The only carry-all he’ll need. Photo: Smythson

Panama Briefcase
Every man needs a briefcase and Smythson’s never disappoints. In lush blue and smooth supple leather, the Panama briefcase will fit right into a suave gentleman’s closet. smythson.com

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He’ll have the nicest manicure around with this set. Photo: Czech & Speake

Stone & Cream Manicure Set
For the metro jetsetter to keep his hangnails in check while he’s in transit, there’s Czech & Speake’s luxe manicure set. It’s handmade in Germany, coated in teflon for hygiene and contains a nail file with synthetic crystals to shape those nails perfectly. czechandspeake.com

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‘Alexa, tell me I’m awesome.’ Photo: Amazon

Amazon Fire Stick and Echo
Evil AI fantasies aside, the new Amazon Fire Stick and Echo are out and they’re the perfect gift set for the tech maestro in your life. With those channels at the tip of his fingers and Alexa at his beck and call, he might get a bit power hungry. amazon.com

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He’ll be a sharp dressed man with these on. Photo: Harrods

Magnanni Leather Golay Oxford Shoes
The beautiful ombré and streamlined design of these handmade Magnannis will complete any outfit of his, be it for a special board meeting or for your formal dinner date in Paris. harrods.com

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Baby, it’s cold outside. Photo: Harrods

Chateau Camouflage Parka
It’s getting cold outside and he probably isn’t even prepared. This camo parka from Canada Goose is the coat to keep him snug like a bug and warm even in the depths of a Canadian winter. Slip it into his closet while he’s not looking. harrods.com

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Ain’t nobody got time for bad watches. Photo: Patek Philippe

Golden Ellipse
Patek Philippe have hit it on the mark; sitting on the top of the watch list is their golden ellipse timepiece. Rose gold, this watch is the epitome of style this year for a watch wearing man. patek.com

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Ahoy, captain. Photo: Y.co

For your daydreaming seaman, a boat so beautiful angels weep when it sails by. Y.co charters this beautiful expansive Perini Navi sailing yacht in the summer and winter. Fulfil all his seafaring fantasies; just do it in glorious style. Y.co

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