Are you scratching your head over the last few presents to slide under the tree this Christmas? We all know a man who’s hard to buy for, whether it’s your dad, brother, uncle or super stylish son.
Here’s the ultimate gift guide to help you get to the end of your shopping list with time to spare. And if you think you might be that difficult-to-buy-for man yourself – use our list to drop some helpful hints for your family…
5 Great gifts for preppy professionals
Shopping for a cool guy can be tricky – especially those with discerning tastes and a particular style. Luckily for you, Samuel Windsor is the expert in quintessentially British elegance. Here are our top five preppy gifts to delight dapper chaps this Christmas.
Beautifully tissue-wrapped and presented in a smart box, Samuel Windsor’s pure silk tie selection adds a touch of preppy class to any outfit. Available in a range of colors, each tie is painstakingly hand-stitched for a quality feel of unmistakable quality.
A classic Oxford shirt is the epitome of preppy cool. This timeless piece looks great dressed up with chinos, or with jeans, chinos or tailored shorts – so he’s sure to want one in every color!
Everyday essentials with a luxurious twist won’t just make him smile on Christmas morning, but every day of the year. These gorgeous, soft-grip socks are the perfect way to express a flash of personality and there’s a pattern to suit all tastes.
There’s no better way to jazz up a button-down Oxford shirt than with a varsity-style knitted vest. Preppy guys will love this soft extra layer that works with just about every piece of tailoring in his closet.
A quintessential British classic, no preppy professional’s wardrobe would be complete without a high-quality tweed jacket. This heritage piece will take him anywhere in style. Expertly finished and made from pure wool, this thoughtful gift works well for all occasions.
5 Stocking fillers for stylish gentlemen
It’s the small details that make an outfit truly stylish. Nail your accessories, and you’ll always stand out from the crowd. Treat the fashion forward fellow in your life to some smart accessories this Christmas and yours will be a gift that keeps on giving! Suave gentlemen of all ages will really appreciate these well considered presents on Christmas morning.
Who said staying warm meant compromising on style? This pair of handsome leather gloves will come in handy in cold weather, and they’re a stylish accessory, too. Crafted from high quality, supple leather, this luxury gift is the ideal stocking filler.
Give two gifts in one with this clever color-changing reversible belt. The rotating buckle means it can be worn with either the black or brown leather facing outwards. A great gift for the stylish gentleman who travels, and would never be seen dead in a brown belt and black shoes…
A pair of smart suspenders is one of the most useful accessories in any stylish gentleman’s closet. Perfect under a tuxedo for fancy events, or as a sophisticated addition to every-day office wear.
Available in a range of colors and patterns, a luxury scarf is a must-have accessory in the colder seasons. A sophisticated, pure lambswool scarf looks great on the weekend over a casual sweater, and adds a touch of class to his business wear during the week. He’ll love it so much he’ll never want to take it off!
This cap is the perfect gift. Offering protection from wind, rain and sun, it’s a classically stylish accessory that folds neatly in half to fit in a coat pocket or a car’s glove box.
5 Perfect gifts for couch potatoes
The holidays are here, and there’s nothing better than hibernating on the couch with a good movie and plate of Christmas cookies. If you’re shopping for a man who prefers box-sets to black tie dinners, we can definitely relate. Here are our top five winter warmers that he’ll be delighted to receive.
Nothing says winter quite like a soft Aran style sweater in 100% wool. Snug and breathable in a traditional Irish weave, this super-warm layer is great for getting out over the weekend or cozy evenings in front of the tv.
Every man needs a good pair of slippers. These Moccasins have a luxurious fleece lining and a grip-sole, ideal for staying warm on winter days in the house and popping out for more firewood.
There’s something so stylish about this nightwear that he won’t mind running out to the mailbox and giving the neighbors a sneak peek. These soft pajamas are the perfect excuse to curl up on the sofa and enjoy a lazy day at home. But be sure to get yourself a set too, because you won’t want to give these away.
Channel the lumberjack vibe with this soft brushed flannel shirt. There’s no better way to relax than with a glass of eggnog in front of a toasty fire – whether he’s chopped the wood himself or not!
And, last but certainly not least, these might be socks, Jim, but not as you know them. These wool-rich boot socks are the ideal way to keep feet warm and comfortable, so he’ll have toasty toes whether he’s putting his feet up in front of the TV or pulling on his favorite pair of winter boots.
What would you like to get for Christmas this year? Let us know in the comments below!