Christmas gift guide: The ultimate wish-list for every man in your life

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Billie Bhatia

Peruse our edit of the most stylish gifts for men from designer travel bags and dressing gowns, to the coolest trainers, sunglasses and grooming products.

Christmas shopping is well underway, or at least your plan for Christmas shopping is well underway. The women in your life you have an idea of what you want to get them or they have likely dropped hints but men are notoriously difficult to buy for.

Unlike their female counterparts (who don’t stop telling you what they want), there is no curated list of fragrance, homewares or killer shoes to shop from – you are left out in the cold and as can be very tricky waters navigate.

Whether Christmas gift shopping for your brother, partner, dad, nephew or best friend don’t let your Christmas ideas be a stab in the dark – consider this your Christmas shopping cheat sheet to buying the perfect gift for him. 

For the man who loves a weekend away but hates packing, now he will have no excuse. 

Tartan explorer holdall bag, £249, Barbour 

Straight from The Connaught bar, its limited edition house blend gin comprises of botanicals like Amalfi lemons and red wine – gin lovers, rejoice! 

Connaught bar gin, £95, The Connaught 

The coolest Christmas jumper out there and one that they will want to wear all winter through – especially during aprés ski sessions. 

Ski crew sweater, £110, GANT 

Packing for the gym will be an utter delight with this Hunter number. 

Rubberised leather backpack, £245, Hunter 

Get one step ahead on his footwear game for next season with Axel Arigato’s take on the cool contemporary trainers. 

Clean white leather trainers, £160, Axel Arigato 

The most luxe game of snap he will ever play (loser washes the dishes). 

The Ned playing cards, £20, Soho Home 

With it’s retro aesthetic and compact design, this radio is set to be a man’s best friend in every room of the house. 

Revival mini radio, £149.99, Roberts Radio  

Smart, slick and elegantly understated – that’s the Mulberry document bag we are talking about. 

Single document holder, £695, Mulberry 

Effortlessly cool and classically timeless, you can’t go wrong with a little Saint Laurent. 

Acetate frames, £210, Saint Laurent 

One of the most recognised boots for men, Red Wing will get you some serious bonus points (and guarantee chic footwear options for the foreseeable future). 

Leather boots, £240, Red Wing Shoes

Comfortable and colourful, make mornings bearable with Paul Smith’s dressing gown of dreams. 

Signature stripe dressing gown, £200, Paul Smith 

A Soho Home Negroni set means that your favourite cocktail will be ready when you get home. 

Barwell Rocks Glass and Negroni set, £75, Soho Home 

Comfort is king and so are these UGG boots – wear inside as a slipper and outside with denim. Win, win. 

Chesnut boots, £130, UGG 

Upgrade his casual wear, with this cool and retro style sweatshirt. 

Sowerby sweatshirt, £42.95, Whale Of A Time Clothing

Let this Away case be their trusty steed – unbreakable and guaranteed for life, it’s a travel no brainer. 

Aluminium carry on case, £425, Away

If you are going to take Christmas shots of Café Patron, you’re more likely to enjoy them out of these. 

Copper-plated shot glasses, £65, Tom Dixon 

Notes and to-do lists never looked better. 

Recipe for success notebook, £45, Smythson 

Get studio quality sound in this compact speaker with multi room Wi-Fi and wireless charging. The gift that keeps giving throughout the party season and beyond. 

Dock E30, £449, Orbitsound 

A camel coat is a real classic and wardrobe staple, upgrade their winter coat game now. 

Virgin Wool And Camel Hair-Blend Overcoat, £675, Mr P 

Hailed as the comfiest trainers on the planet, treat his feet to some Allbirds. 

Tree toppers, £115, Allbirds 

Coffee table kudos points coming his way, and some inspiration for a Californian road trip. 

California As We See It book, £65, Oliver Peoples 

For the man who is all about the sock game, up the anti with Burberry’s logo offering. 

Equestrian knight socks, £40, Burberry 

Make winter walks that little but more fun, and family get togethers that little bit more bearable. 

Tartan hip flask, £32.95, Barbour  

Hotel Chocolat have just launched the perfect gift for the family sweet tooth: an in-home hot chocolate machine. You’re welcome. 

The Velvetiser, £89.99, Hotel Chocolat

Wrap him up in Acne’s cult favourite beanie and he will gladly take the dog for a walk. 

Ribbed beanie, £110, Acne Studios 

Snap the festive season (and beyond) away. 

Analogue instant camera, £110, Polaroid 

For when it’s really time to scrub up. 

Body scrub, £35, Le Labo 

An easy Christmas win and a winter favourite, treat him to a plaid shirt and he might just cut the wood for the fire. 

Plaid shirt, £50, Dickies 

For the man on the go, who always uses your shampoo. 

Bullocks men’s grooming kit, £28, Cowshed

Festive, fun and functional – Mulberry ticks all the boxes. 

Red lambswool scarf, £150, Mulberry 

Add some retro flair into his accessories wardrobe with Gucci’s desirable sunglasses. 

Square frame sunglasses, £235, Gucci 

Spoil him rotten (literally) this Christmas. 

A Merry Little Christmas, £27.50, Hotel Chocolat 

It’s an original for a reason, look no further than Hunter’s Balmoral Wellington boot to win you a legion of fans this Christmas. 

Classic Balmoral Wellington Boots, £105, Hunter