Gift ideas for him - thoughtful gifts for men of all ages

The coolest gift ideas for him proving he's not that hard to buy for

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There’s an old adage that gift ideas for him are hard to come by, that men are tricky to buy for – not any more! We’ve rounded up some seriously stylish Christmas gifts that will make buying for the men in your life a breeze. Whether he’s into music, fitness, fashion, or fine whiskey, you’re sure to find the perfect gift.

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Water-resistant bluetooth speaker

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Looking for a gift for a music man? Go for this colourful rubber-coated speaker, £40 – it’s waterproof and it even floats, making it the perfect pool companion.

By this Mino X Water-Resistant Bluetooth Speaker, £40, from Heal’s, here (opens in new tab)

Whisky glasses

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Channel Don Draper with these handsome whisky glasses. They’re mouth blown by master glass blowers from layers of clear and brown glass, and there’s a matching decanter if you want to complete the set.

Buy these LSA Whisky Club Tumblers Set of 2, £60, from Cuckooland, here (opens in new tab)

Bow tie by Tom Ford

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This Christmas may not be characterised by parties and going out, but that doesn't mean cocktail hour at home can't be a dress up affair. 

Buy this pre-tied velvet bow tie by Tom Ford, £185 at Mr Porter, here (opens in new tab)

Concrete desk accessories set

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Looking for a gift idea for him that will work in the study or office? Introduce a bit of industrial-inspired elegance to the desk with this brutalist concrete desk accessories set by Areaware.

Buy this Areaware Concrete Desk Accessories Set, £57.50, from Amara, here (opens in new tab)

Iron log holder

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Keep the fire burning this Christmas with this striking iron log holder. The sculptural form is the perfect combination of style and practicality.

Buy this Round Iron Log Holder, £70, from Cox & Cox, here (opens in new tab)

Table lamp

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Available in green, pink or blue, this characterful little lamp brings a pop of colour to any interior. If you’re looking for a more luxe look, opt for the brass or white marble base.

Buy this Vetro Table Lamp, £49, from Made.com, here (opens in new tab)

Dressing gown

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This cotton kimono is a lightweight alternative to a traditional dressing gown. It’s as sophisticated as it is comfortable, so you can lounge in style all day long.

Buy this Black and Salt Kimono, £110, from Graham & Green, here (opens in new tab)

Pocket square

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Artists and illustrators Charles Tottenham do a great line in pocket squares, featuring architectural landmarks in Palm Springs, surprisingly beautiful bugs, foliage, and these labradors.

Buy this Labrador pocket square, £39 from Charles Tottenham, here (opens in new tab)

Cardamom-infused gin

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Distilled in North London, this lightly spiced gin by boutique brand Sacred works perfectly in a Negroni.

Buy this cardamom gin by Sacred, £33.95, here (opens in new tab)

Orbit trainers by Axel Arigato

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Purveyor of very cool shoes, Axel Arigato, most covetable piece this year is the Orbit, with its crafted leather upper and semi chunky sole.

Buy Orbit sneakers by Axel Arigato, £175, here (opens in new tab)

Modernist jigsaw

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This 285 piece jigsaw puzzle, featuring The Sight of Reversible Destiny in Yoro Park, Japan, ought to keep him busy on Boxing Day.

Buy this jigsaw puzzle, £30 from W A Green, here (opens in new tab)

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