The festive season is upon us which of course means the pressure is on to find the perfect gift. The task of Christmas gift-giving is not always an easy one – especially if he already seems to have everything – so we hope our list helps you out! From a Harrods hamper packed with luxury goodness to one of the most advanced compact drones on the market, we have compiled a number of suggestions which we hope will make buying for him that little bit easier this year.
The Ultimate hamper from Harrods
Treat family and friends to a show-stopping festive spread with The Ultimate hamper from Harrods. From Champagne and caviar to tea, coffee, fine wines, fresh cheese and cured meats, this cornucopia of Food Halls favourites will enhance any occasion.
Suunto 9 Baro GPS watch from Ellis Brigham
Available from Ellis Brigham, this robust wrist-based heart rate GPS watch packed with features for outdoor adventures will make the perfect Christmas gift. Use it daily to track your steps, sleep and calories or put it to full use and use it to navigate, track your routes, record your adventures on the slopes, up mountains or on city breaks. It will give you sunrise and sunset times and there’s even a storm alarm.
World wall maps from Future Maps
I don’t know many people who travel who don’t also have a love for maps. Future Maps produce world wall maps in a a variety of styles and finishes, including magnetic maps which are great for plotting your travels. Turn your map into a noticeboard, plot your next trip or mark points of interest thanks to the optional magnetic finish.
The paper print is encapsulated in plastic then hand-mounted onto flexible sheet metal in their East London studio. A free magnet pack is also included with every magnetic map, containing a selection of strong stainless steel magnetic balls and cylinders.
Force XT roofbox from Thule
Need a little bit more space for those family trips? Buy him the ultimate roofbox from the experts in the market – Thule. The Force XT roofbox fits a wide range of vehicles, offering maximum space efficiency and an easy-to-mount solution thanks to the PowerClick quick-mount system. Easy access is made possible by the DualSide opening whilst the forward position on the vehicle roof enables full trunk access with minimal risk of contact with the cargo box. It is also simple to open and close thanks to the LockKnob that also helps to prevent damage to the Thule Comfort Key.
Mars limited edition, handmade Kingwood cufflinks from Corazon Latino
Handmade in England from sustainable Kingwood, a Brazilian hardwood traditionally used for inlays on fine furniture because of its warm red brown tone and strong graining. These beautiful cufflinks are carved, polished and inlaid with a 1mm wide strip of sterling silver and finished with solid, sterling silver toggle backs.
Stylish and understated, every pair is unique thanks to the graining within the wood, and each pair carries the Stirling silver hallmark of the London Assay Office.
Gassano medium leather Gladstone bag from Maxwell-Scott
No adventure should be undertaken without the very best luggage – it is the ultimate travel luxury gadget. Maxwell-Scott’s Gassano medium leather Gladstone bag is the pinnacle of premium luggage. An Italian leather holdall with a classic design, this is a travel companion to last a lifetime. Each Gassano medium bag is handcrafted in the heart of Tuscany by skilled artisans from the finest vegetable-tanned leather. This durable western cowhide has a natural finish which will only improve with age as the leather develops a unique patina over time – mapping your many journeys around the globe.
The practicality of this timeless British design is crucial. The Gassano medium holdall has a 38 litre capacity and features a spacious durable faux leather-lined compartment and an internal zip pocket to separate out essentials. The hinged metal frame opening is then fastened with a lock and lastly, twin leather buckle straps provide added security. There is also an adjustable and detachable shoulder strap so that the Gassano travel bag can be easily worn over the shoulder. Thoughtful and functional in its design, this luxury holdall easily adapts to every adventure. For years of travelling around the world, the ultimate travel luxury gadget at your disposal therefore should always be the Gassano medium Gladstone luggage bag.
Men’s Lifaloft™ Hybrid Insulator Jacket from Helly Hansen
Stay warm without the bulk and weight with the new Lifaloft™ insulated hybrid jacket. A must have jacket for mountain living or traveling packed in a lightweight PFC free shell and stretch slick face fleece panels. Developed in cooperation with PrimaLoft®, Lifaloft™ is a combination of Lifa®’s unique insulation structure and PrimaLoft®’s extensive knowledge in synthetic insulation. It is lighter and less bulky than standard polyester insulation alternatives, yet is warmer due to the unique structure of Lifa® fibers woven into the construction. It is also a more sustainable choice due to a lower water and carbon foot print.
Online photography course from Photography Concentrate
For the person who wants to take their photography skills to the next level, an online course with Photography Concentrate is a great way to learn and makes the perfect gift for that difficult-to-buy-for person who already has everything they might want or need. With this course, you can download materials that you can read (and watch – there are some videos, too) at your leisure, regardless of whether you have an internet connection. Tips are presented in a really clear and straight forward way, and beautiful packaged for photographers of all abilities.
R15.3 backpack from Riut
Time to get him a new backpack for his travels this Christmas? Make sure it is secure and has every feature he needs. Travel safer with the RiutBag® R15.3 backpack built to airline carry-on size and with a zipped 15” laptop holder, quick-access smartphone pocket, store tech accessories, water bottle holder, chest strap and waist strap (bought separately).
It’s the perfect carry-on safe for flights and quick to open at airport security. The clever D-pocket lets you stow and access your passport or phone whilst your backpack is on your back.
Mavic 2 Pro drone from DJI
Get ready to see the bigger picture this Christmas with the Mavic 2, DJI‘s flagship consumer drone built for pros and enthusiasts. The Mavic 2 Pro is equipped with the all-new Hasselblad L1D-20c camera, which sports a 1-inch CMOS sensor, allowing you to explore more of the world smoothly and safely.
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