Gift Guide: Ten Stylish Gifts for Men
To complement our Ten Stylish Gifts for Women gift guide, we have compiled an equally stylish list of ten gifts for the man/men in your life.
Photo by Julian Nitzsche Under-the-tree ideas for him.
Whether the guy(s) you are shopping for lives and breathes style, or just needs a little shove in a more stylish direction, we think you will find something he will love on this list. We aimed for a mix of personal style and lifestyle options -- and as with our women's list, we aimed for a variety of price points -- to help make Christmas shopping just a little easier.
Oh, and by all means, if you have a great idea for a gift, leave us a note in the comments! After all, there is a lot of shopping yet to come...
Eddie Bauer Moose Moc Slippers
Contrast stitching at the toe sets off the dark brown moose hide, and a flannel lining is warm without being too stuffy, even for Houston's mild winter temperatures. Slippers are such a traditional Christmas gift -- especially for dads and husbands -- and the moose leather makes them a bit more fun. These come in sizes 8-15 -- good news for hard-to-fit feet.
Kiehl's Men's Starter Kit
Simply put, Kiehl's makes great stuff; their starter kit for men ($40) includes best sellers like the (uh-may-zing) body scrub soap and energizing face wash. As much a gift for you as for him -- he'll smell and feel better. TSA-friendly, or just a good way to kick off an at-home skin regiment. This is a great stocking stuffer, and perfect for an office Secret Santa gift.
Parfumerie General Bois Blond
Usually it's quite difficult to pick out scent for another person, so this may be reserved for someone you know quite well and feel confident about. The major notes sound wild -- hay, tobacco and musk -- but woody cedar and a perfectly-tailored balance keeps the whole thing warm and tame; upon dry-down, it simply smells like skin...but better. Bois Blond is well-behaved (you won't kill anyone if you wear it on an airplane) but intriguing, and has staying power. As gorgeous in summer as it is in winter, and as lovely on women as it is on men; $100 well-spent.
Billy Reid Pebbled Tobacco Luggage
You'll feel like you're traveling with Indiana Jones, even if you're only going to Austin for the weekend. The leather on the Billy Reid Pebbled Tobacco Luggage is so perfectly weathered -- without being overly-precious and worried -- you'll be tempted to purchase all three pieces. The Dopp kit ($195) is a lovely way to splurge affordably; go all-out with the messenger for $595.
Marc by Marc Jacob Aviators
The most classic option for sunglasses, the aviator suits everyone and every style. A man (or a woman, for that matter) cannot have too many pair of aviators. Marc for Marc Jacobs has a classic pair in metal for $110, or a slightly more modern option with square, polarized lenses for $140.