Christmas Shopping Inspiration – great gifts for guys

Buying Christmas gifts for the men in your life can be a headache. Why is it that they can be so tricky? Do you fall into the pattern of practical over stylish gift giving? Or is it always a last minute dash through the high street where anything will do? It is possible to be useful and design conscious when buying gifts but it usually means a little more legwork. So you are fed up with “man gifts” with golfing illustrations and need some Christmas Inspiration for the men in your life, check out the list below for your loved ones;

Christmas gift guide for the man about town

The man about town – usually sporting a must have and always pulled together.

1. APC Cashmere Jumper £260 – Mr Porter  2. Tom Ford Neroli Portofino eau de parfum spray £120.00 and Neroli Portofino Candle £50 - Selfridges  3. Monacle magazine subscription £80 – Monacle  4. Ruby Viana folding ipad case £325 –Smythson   5. Olympus Pen E-P3 Camera £699.95 – Jessops  6. Plaited leather belt £165 – Mulberry  7. Vintage WW1-97 Reserve de Marche Watch £2700 – Bell and Ross

Christmas gift guide for men - bike theme

The king of the mountains – I think we all know someone who thinks he’s got what it takes to take part in the Tour de France.

1.  Pro Team jacket £190 - Rapha   2. Langster Steel bike £400 – Specialized   3.  Aiguille Midi Rucksack £89 – Albam  4. Rouler magazine subscription £36 – Rouler  5. Limited Team Pro Alpe D'huez  Edition Saddle £115.64 - Brooks England   6. Gore bike wear Vista windstopper tights £76.49 – Evans Cycles

Christmas Gift guide for men -the woodsman

The woodsman – more likely found in an urban setting but likes the idea of the great outdoors and felling trees

1. Sten Drop Bag Holdall £199 – Chapmans   2. Filson Smock Jacket £460 – oi polloi  3. Lambswool blankets/rug £45 – brora   4. Silva Expedition 15TDCL Compass £49.00 – Ray Mears   5. Norse Projects x Hestra Staale Gloves £85 – End clothing   6. Inverallan cable hat £49 – End clothing   7. Lillehammer Maxi foldable Toboggan £89 – Sledges

Christmas Gift guide for men - the sofa surfer

The sofa surfer – he's got to have the latest gadget and game

1. Brionvega ts 522 CR Clock Radio £299 – Chaplins  2. ihelicopter lightspeed phone controlled helicopter £29.99 – Paramount Zone  3. Assassin's Creed Revelations £37.89 – Amazon and Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 £38. 97 – Amazon  4. Carnaby Pinwheel Mug £18 – Jonathan Adler  5. iPad 2 with Wi-Fi and 3G 32GB in black – Apple  6. Coteetciel ipad sleeve £30 – Mr. Porter