Having trouble deciding what presents to get him for Christmas? Our lust list of ‘special gifts for him’ has everything you need for different types of men.
Make your Christmas gift shopping experience a treat with our lust list which covers even the hard to please men, by breaking them down into categories.
Whether he’s a traveller, a foodie, a drinker, a gamer, or simply a child at heart, this gift guide below should make it easy for you to please him this Christmas.
For The Tech Lover
If your partner loves tech, which, let’s face it, lots of men do, then the tech gifts below will tickle his fancy. Plus you’ll get kudos for giving him exactly what he wants.
The Honor 8X offers the perfect marriage of style and substance along with achieving a 300% growth rate compared to its sister phone; the Honor 7X. Featuring a 24 + 2MP dual-lens AI camera, a high-performing Kirin 710 processor, and a 6.5-inch full HD screen delivering 1080p resolution, the 8X offers the full visual experience for any budding creative. Whether a gift for the seasoned photography expert or the designated family photo-taker, the 8X allows for the perfect shot, regardless of setting or ability, ensuring you can capture all the festive fun.
Ambeo Smart Headset
This headset boasts signature Sennheiser sound quality and smart features including Active Noise Cancelling and Transparent Hearing, but that’s just the beginning. Special microphones located in each earpiece allow you to capture stunning 3D sound to complement the videos you take with your iOS device. The result is a truly immersive audio experience that can be reproduced by any headphones.
The Ambeo Smart Headset is £259.99 and available from uk.sennheiser.com
Samsung Galaxy Watch
This Samsung Galaxy Watch has Bluetooth onboard, and 5 sensors monitoring your heart rate, location, sleep and stress levels. Use Samsung Pay, take calls* and never miss a thing, with briefings and reminder
VonHaus Digital Robot Vacuum
Are you ready to meet the future of floor care? Packed with features to make fast and non-disruptive work out of cleaning your household floors, this fully automated vacuum from VonHaus is the helping hand from the future you’ve always dreamed of.
The VonHaus Digital Robot Vacuum is £139.99 and available from domu.co.uk
The Alcatel 3V is a cost-effective gift for him, as not everyone’s budgets can stretch at Christmas to premium phones, the Alcatel V3 offers a way to get many similar techie features, at a fraction of the cost. The Alcatel 3V costs just £99.99 but has many of the same features as a £1000 plus phone – iPhone X. Some features, which make it an ideal gadget gift include:
- A handy Fingerprint scanner – to unlock the phone/ take photos and more
- A wide-screen ideal for catching up on Netflix or this winter’s sports such as football
- Dual rear camera including 12 MP rear camera for fantastic video and photos
- Face recognition to unlock the phone with a glance – saves time unlocking your phone
The 3V is available SIM-free
Sony a7 III
Spoil the man in your life this Christmas with the ultimate all-around full-frame camera, the. This interchangeable lens mirrorless camera offers continuous shooting at up to 10 fps, a 24.2MP back-illuminated Exmor R™ CMOS image sensor and wide ISO range of 100 – 51,200. Silent shooting and Eye-Autofocus means you can capture the joy, love and laughter of those around you without disturbing the celebrations, making it the go-to camera for preserving Christmas memories for years to come.
For the smokers
Ibiza Vape Club
Brand new lifestyle brand, Ibiza Vape Club, has launched into the vaping market as a one-stop shop for all your vaping needs. With 9 tasty flavours including Menthol, Classic Tobacco, Rainbow Fruits and Lemon Custard Tart, and the vapes themselves are offered in 5 different colours, pink, silver, blue, gold and black The Deluxe blue Sub Ohm Vape Kit, with its streamlined design is a comfortable choice for those wishing to stand out from the crowd.
Ibiza Vape Club E-liquids RRP from £4.99 and Devices RRP from £14.99 at ibizavapeclub.com
For the stylish man
Simply Sartorial Collection
Under any normal circumstance, we would usually refrain from suggesting buying socks as a gift. However, there is one exception to this rule and its the London Sock Company and their finest luxury sock gift for men of sartorial style and taste.
Treat that someone special to their complete, 15-pair Simply Sartorial gift set collection. Made to mid-calf length, stretch-fit luxury cotton blend. Light-to-medium weight thickness – perfect comfort fit for smart shoes and trainers. This luxurious gift box of luxury cotton men’s socks offers colour, style and quality for all occasions. Each gift collection contains 15 colours from The London Sock Company’s Simply Sartorial range. A classic sock style for the modern gentleman, complimented by their finest knitting and luxury Scottish Lisle cotton yarns. The ultimate sock drawer refresh of quality and style for the modern professional.
Emporio Armani Men’s Watch
This Emporio Armani Men’s Watch comes equipped with a 36mm stainless steel case, which houses the black dial and hand-made quartz movement that provides the power. Attached to the case is a stainless steel bracelet for increased comfort on the wrist. The timepiece is water resistant up to 30 metres.
The Emporio Armani Mens Watch is £319.00 and available from goldsmiths.co.uk
The must-have tech product for him. Take a look at the brand new Mevo Plus, a game-changing streaming camera (from Mevo, a branch of Vimeo). Mevo Plus allows users to stream to social media channels and edit live video simultaneously, making it the perfect production tool for experts, beginners and everyone in-between. Everyone can be the director and share their performances, adventures and most important life events.
Apriori Ceramic Edition toothbrushes
Takin our inspiration from the jewellery industry for their ceramic range of products, each toothbrush takes weeks to create, resulting in a product that not only looks luxurious but performs to the highest standard. Apriori brings the extraordinary to the every day; a meeting point between form and function, where something looks, feels and performs at the highest aesthetic standards. This is a world where objects of necessity become objects of desire; where exceptional style is the only style.
The range is available in White/Gold (£990), White/Silver (£990), Black/Gold (£1090) and Black/Silver (£1090) from apriori.global
Forbes and Lewis Somerset Leather Holdall/Weekend Bag
The Forbes and Lewis Somerset Holdall is inspired by weekends in the countryside and travelling. This traditionally styled weekend holdall is perfect for those nights spent away from home. Size: 55 x 36 x 25cm which fits the size of cabin bags on EasyJet and other airlines. Features • Waxy Buffalo leather gets even better with time • Water repellent wax Full-length top zip closure for safety • Large leather carrying handles • Adjustable and removable shoulder strap • Large internal zip pocket for your valuables • Large internal zip pocket for phone, wallet, keys & iPad • Fully lined with F&L cotton polyester blend • Comes in F&L signature cotton dust bag.
The Forbes and Lewis Somerset Holdall is available from £280 at Forbesandlewis.com (use code XMAS15 to get 15% off full price plus free delivery)
For the sporty type
SIXPAD, the electrical muscle stimulation devices are now, here in the UK. The new EMS product range will deliver a unique 23-minute workout at the optimum training frequency of 20Hz, boasting new features and functionality. SIXPAD’s EMS technology works by transmitting external electrical stimuli to the muscles in the body, causing them to contract and relax just as they would during exercise. The new product line-up, including updated versions of Abs Fit and Body Fit, no longer require batteries, rechargeable and able to last up to 30 training sessions from a five-hour charge.
Each device is now equipped with Bluetooth and can be connected to a SIXPAD training app, which is available via both the Google Play and Apple App stores. By synchronising the SIXPAD device with a mobile device, users can visualise their muscle training from start to finish. Customers can also use their mobile device to operate their SIXPAD, with the ability to increase and decrease their training settings.
SIXPAD is available for purchase ator at their flagship store in Westfield White City.
Boss Hugo Boss full zip grey hoodie and jogging bottoms
BOSS HUGO BOSS Full Zip Hoodie Jumper In Medium Grey, A lightweight hoodie with full front zip opening with a dark metal HUGO BOSS logo zipper and a large hood with a contrasting black lining. Stretch ribbed cuffs on the long sleeves and a stretch ribbed waistband with two pouch pockets at the waist. The signature HUGO BOSS logo is embroidered on the left of the chest in black.
Long Lounge Pant CW Lightweight Jogging Bottoms In Medium Grey Melange, A ribbed elasticated waistband with an additional woven drawstring fastening and faux fly detail. Two pouch pockets on the hips with contrasting black lining and ribbed ankle cuffs.
Jockey Microfiber Active Sport Trunk
He will be cool and confident in the Jockey Sport Trunk men’s underwear. A no-fly construction provides maximum support, while ultra-smooth, quick-drying microfiber and mesh panels help keep you comfortable before, during and after your workout. Microfiber fabric specially treated to fight odour-causing bacteria to keep you feeling fresh.
Now available in a convenient 2 pack for £22 from jockey.co.uk
For the Foodies and drinkers
Appleton Estate Rare Blend 12 Year Rum
Aged for a minimum of 12 years, the Appleton Estate Rare Blend is a truly exceptional member of the Appleton Estate family.
Enjoy on the rocks, neat, with your favourite mixer or in cocktails. Top tip: Splash of Appleton Estate Rare Blend, a dash of ginger beer and a slice of lime…
A constantly evolving taste experience, you’ll find deep oak, light fruit and cocoa notes, followed by delicate molasses, vibrant orange peel, and subtle coffee with a hint of toasted oak and almond.
As “sipping rums” become more and more popular, this dark 100% Jamaican rum is slightly sweeter than whisky with a full-bodied, spicy kick. Perfect for those looking for an alternative to a scotch on the rocks. £33 on Amazon
Y3.2 iperEspresso Espresso & Coffee Capsule Machine
This elegant and compact machine creates the perfect cup of coffee at the touch of a button. The secret is in the capsules, each one is created to give the harmony and essence of the famous 100% Arabica illy blend in every coffee preparation. Designed by architect, Piero Lissoni, this sophisticated machine offers an intuitive and easy-to-use experience. The capsules guarantee absolute consistency of the coffee in every cup, making it the Christmas gift that keeps on giving.
RRP: £110.00 Available from Amazon
Micro-torch Refillable Professional Blow Torch
Donald Russell Triple Bird Roast
The Donald Russell Turkey Triple Bird Roast. Feeds up to 15 people! Handmade in the UK by a family-run business. No carving skills required! Its simple, it’s easy, it’s ever so tasty and it’s so easy to carve. The Turkey Three Bird Roast will wow your guests and leave you enough time to enjoy your whole Christmas day without slaving over a cooker.
The Turkey Three Bird Roast costs £109. To ensure delivery in time for Christmas order by 21 December. Donald Russell’s order line is open seven days a week and orders will be delivered up until 23 December. Go to donaldrussell.com now
Global Ship Shape Six-Piece Knife Block Set
Take your kitchen to professional levels with Global‘s Ship Shape six-piece knife and storage set. Global’s stainless steel knives are famous for their sharpness which derives from their signature steep and acute point.
Hand-crafted in Japan using traditional Samurai sword methods, the knives and scissors are made of high carbon stainless steel and are a favourite with leading chefs such as Michel Roux.
Exclusive to Selfridges, this set includes a paring knife, utility knife, bread knife, cook’s knife, stainless steel knife block and a pair of kitchen shears.
The Ship Shape six-piece knife block set is £460 and available to purchase online at Selfridges or you can opt for the Global NI Series 6 Piece Knife Block Set from John Lewis at £425
For the men that like toys, whether big or small
Triple Supercar Drive Experience
Any keen petrol head will appreciate that this Triple Supercar Drive Experience is something truly special. The chance to drive three supercars is incredible enough, but driving them all in one day is a truly unique experience. The selection of cars is amazing and includes: Aston Martin DB9 or V8 Vantage, Audi R8, Ferrari 355 or 360, Lamborghini Gallardo, Nissan GT-R, Porsche 996 or 997.
Triple Supercar Drive Experience Was
£179.00 Now £99.00 from Findmeagift.co.uk
VECTOR: The super-smart new member of the family
Treat the tech lover in your life to Anki’s first autonomous home robot with a personality, introducing Vector. Not only does he have a charming personality, but he also provides numerous useful and entertaining features such as taking photos, answering trivia questions and giving you weather updates – perfect for capturing a white Christmas and setting a timer, so there are no excuses for burning the turkey. And while he is already the smartest home robot on the market, Vector will only become smarter over time thanks to regular updates which will allow him to continue to learn and develop new knowledge and skills. It was recently announced that Anki is currently working with Amazon to integrate Alexa into Vector.
If you’re in the early days of your relationship or he’s just not worth the expense as yet, you could always buy YOURSELF a sexy underwear set and pretend its a gift for him… LOL!
Meet bold and seductive Marcia lingerie set in Christmassy red… Go to agentprovocateur.com to see their Christmas edit and delightful and saucy lingerie.