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21 Christmas Gift Ideas For The Man Who’s Hard To Buy For

Sometimes it can feel like you’re going around in circles looking for the perfect Christmas gift, especially when someone is tough to buy for and, seemingly, already has everything. Take the pressure off and stop looking for the ultimate gift and opt for something thoughtful and unique (or useful, that works too!). My shopping list should provide you with some quirky and practical gift inspiration for the husband, boyfriend, father or friends in your life.

His Scarves, Sophie Der

£75

A scarf is a classic Christmas present and is always appreciated. For comfort and luxury, it’s got to a be cashmere one. Here’s my pick from Sophie Der.

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The Navy Lambswool Nehru Gilet, Marmaduke London

£195

If you’d like to add something smart to their wardrobe, pick something up from Marmaduke London. I love the fine details on this lambswool gilet.

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Mens Midlayer with Sleeve Stripe, Snow Finel

£145

For those thinking practically, if you know he’ll be hitting the slopes soon, something to stay toasty is just the ticket.

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Walton Duffle, Initially London

£100

This is such a classic and cool weekend bag. The monogram personalisation is a must.

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Men’s Cocktail Green Silk Tie, Reef Knots

£69

Men don’t often go bold with prints but playful ties appear to be an exception. A silk tie a lovely, luxurious gift he would love to receive.

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Oblio Wireless Charging Station & UV Sanitiser, Lexon

£80

This is one of those gifts that has appeared at just the right time. Without mentioning the ‘C’ word, this is a sleek, bacteria-killing phone charger we should have in our homes anyway.

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Bike Phone Holder, Oliver Bonas

£12

Sometimes I can’t resist shopping for practical gifts. If your man is a cyclist, this phone holder is going to come in very handy.

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Jambo Sundowner Cups, The Jambo Collection

£40

Cups in a lovely cowhide case are perfect for any outdoor adventurer: think, fishing and shooting trips. They’re also an ideal addition to the family picnic.

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Headphone Organisers, The Holiday Shop

£10

These organisers make a good stocking-filler and a subtle way to stop people leaving their earphones lying around – ha!

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A Slice Is Nice, Frangipani

£75

What a classy cocktail-themed shirt! It’s a good one he can wear all-year-round too.

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Mix Master Cocktail Shaker, Kikkerland

A good one for an aspiring cocktail master. Stock up on the spirits so he can get serving on Christmas day!

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Hector’s Dolphin Loungers, Loungers Clothing

£40

“Soft enough to wear in bed but cool enough to wear out to the shops” — Loungers sum up these trousers just perfectly.

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‘He Won’t Be Working From Home Today..’, Oliver Preston

£65

Oliver Preston has such a brilliant gallery full of humorous prints. This one seems very appropriate right now!

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Green Multi-tool and LED Torch, Carmel London

£35

A good one for when your man is poking about in the garden, pottering in the shed needing to fix something around the house.

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Bramble Whisky Liqueur, The Oxton Liqueur Company

£40

For a taste of something unique, this whisky liqueur is a sweet and warming pick. It seems very inline with the festive season too.

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Black & Orange Drysure Active, Drysure

£20

Make stinky trainers a thing of the past with this marvellous Drysure invention. When you’ve finished wearing shoes, pop these inside them to dry shoes and keep any bacteria from growing. Brilliant!

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Golf Club Cufflinks, Deakin & Francis

£110

Is your guy golf-mad? Get a hole-in-one with these golfing cufflinks.

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Men’s Knee Length Boot Sock, Piitch

£22

For keeping feet warm, cosy and dry with a pair of wellies, you need some strong, reliable socks. He’ll really thank you for these.

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Four Pair Oak Welly Boot Rack, From The Oak Tree

£225

Stop muddy boots in their tracks with one of these fantastic oak welly racks. They’re great for airing out wellies, letting them dry and keeping boots of all sizes tidy.

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Charcoal Grey Holton Umbrella, Banvard & James

£125

We’re always in need of an umbrella in the UK, so this gift will never go unappreciated. I like the smart contrast of orange and grey here.

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Hand-Painted Stag, Duke + Dexter

£750

These hand-painted loafers are quite something, aren’t they? Perfect if you’re looking for something limited edition, that’s been made with so much time and care.

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Looking for something else? Take a peek at my ultimate directory for the beauty, style and business recommendations.

3 Comments

  • Reply Liz November 2, 2020 at 7:05 pm

    Fantastic!

    • Reply The London Mummy November 10, 2020 at 11:11 am

      Pleased you like it! Lucinda x

  • Reply Lulu November 2, 2020 at 7:23 pm

    I think the Apatchy kit bags are far better value at half the price, they’re great quality and look fabulous too! https://www.apatchy.co.uk/products/for-him/view-all-for-him/item/blenheim-collection-kit-bag

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