Christmas Gift Guide for Men 2016

It’s that time of the year again when thoughts turn to buying Christmas presents for our loved ones.

With that in mind, we are hoping to help make your Christmas shopping a little less stressful with our Christmas Gift Guide for Men 2016.

Whether it’s a stylish brother, a cool dad or well-groomed Fiance you’re shopping for, we’re here to provide you with gift ideas and inspiration to suit all budgets, for all the special men in your life.

Be sure not to miss the discount codes and giveaways!

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JORD Wooden Watch

This American hand-crafted wooden watch is the perfect statement piece that boasts style and quality.  Both chunky and modern, yet smart and luxurious, here is a timepiece that is versatile enough to wear to any occasion.

This Rosewood and Ebony wood watch is guaranteed to make the perfect gift for that special man in your life.

£245 approx ($295) ~ JORD Dover series Ebony and Rosewood

Enter our giveaway to win a $75 e-voucher to spend at JORD.  Everyone who enters gets a $20 e-gift card (excluding the winner).

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Don’t get them boring pants or socks for Christmas, get them OddBalls!  OddBalls is an underwear company that aims to raise money and awareness for testicular cancer.

With funky coloured boxers, briefs, socks, hats, tops and accessories on offer, there is something to suit every man or boy in your life.

Varies from £8.49 onwards ~ OddBalls

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Dr Botanicals – Pomegranate Noir Advanced Range

These high-end dr Botanicals products are perfect for a Vegan-friendly loved one.  The luxurious grooming products are never tested on animals and made of 100% natural ingredients.

The Natural Facial Scrub will invigorate the skin.  It will regenerate and brighten the complexion and work to protect, hydrate and increase skin elasticity for firmer younger-looking skin.

£99 ~ dr Botanicals Pomegranate Noir Advanced Natural Facial Scrub

The Natural Facial Skin Oil contains three natural oils.  They aim to lubricate the skin for an extra close shave, leaving the skin soothed, softened and hydrated.

£91.50 ~ dr Botanicals Pomegranate Noir Advanced Natural Facial Skin Oil

The Natural Moisturising Post-Shave Balm calms and soothes the skin after shaving.  Packed with botanical ingredients and vitamins, this after shave balm also works to boost skin’s elasticity and to minimise the visible signs of ageing, leaving the skin soft, refreshed and younger looking.

£95 ~ dr Botanicals Pomegranate Noir Advanced Natural Moisturising Post-Shave Balm

** Discount Code** – For 75% off these featured dr Botanicals products, enter DBMEN at the checkout.  Code valid until 31/12/2016.

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Embryolisse for Men Range

The Aftershave Balm 4-1 soothes, moisturises, fights ageing and tones-up the skin in one gesture. Formulated with a hyaluronic acid base, aloe vera and soy proteins, it allows the skin to be moisturised and soothed.

£19 ~ Embryolisse Aftershave Balm

The Energizing Shower Gel is a 3-1 multi-functional care that can be used on the face, the body and the hair.  Its complete soap-free formula offers a very soft cleansing and is suitable for all types of skin and hair.

£19 ~ Embryolisse Energizing Shower Gel

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EllieBeanPrints – Personalised Print

What could be more thoughtful than a special and personalised print?  You’ll be sure to find the perfect print for any occasion from the huge selection available at EllieBeanPrints.

The unique prints are produced to a super high quality and look beautiful framed on the wall.  They make the perfect meaningful and unique keepsake gift, that can be treasured forever by your loved one.

£15.00 ~ EllieBeanPrints – Personalised Print

Enter our giveaway to win a personalised print to the value of £15.

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The Alphabet Gift Shop – Father and Child Monkey T-shirts

These great ‘dad & me’ cotton t-shirts and baby vests make a great gift for Daddy Monkey and his little Monkeys.  Dad’s t-shirt comes in navy cotton with white lettering and a brown star motif and the kids t-shirts come in white with brown lettering, as does the little baby vest.

These t-shirts and baby vest’s can be personalised with a name printed in a smaller font just underneath ‘Monkey’ on the front of the t-shirt and baby vest.

Varies from £33.93 onwards ~ The Alphabet Gift Shop – Father and Child Monkey T-Shirts

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Toffs retro

TOFFS – Manchester United 1978-1979 Retro Football Shirt

For serious sports fans, how about a retro team shirt, guaranteed to fetch a smile and some huge brownie-points on Christmas morning?

Over at TOFFS, choose from an extensive range of retro shirts for not only our UK teams but for those from the rest of the world too.

This pictured shirt is the Manchester United 1978, Centenary shirt.  It was the style worn throughout the late 1970’s including the FA Finals of ’76, ’77 and 1979.

£35 ~ TOFFS – Manchester United 1978-1979 Retro Football Shirt

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Spearmark Novelty Lights

Another for footie fans, the new illuminate colour changing lights from Spearmark make a brilliant bedroom accessory, desk lamp or man cave must-have.  The lights make a fun back drop and glow from purple to pink to red to green, blue and back to purple again.

The Football Light comes complete with authentic hexagonal black and white patchwork but bursts into colour when switched on.  It is battery powered, light, portable & constantly cool to touch.

£7 approx ~ Spearmark Football Light

The iconic Boot Light comes complete with a stand, studs and go-faster stripes.  This novelty light changes through the same colours as the football light but also has a white light function, which makes for a perfect softly lit bedside lamp.  This light can be battery or mains powered.

£7 approx ~ Spearmark Boot Light

Enter our giveaway to win a Spearmark Football or Boot Light.

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Mini Maison – A4 Light Box

This hugely popular A4 Lightbox is a great addition to any home.  It comes with 85 letters and symbols that you can slide in to add quotes and messages, plus there are symbols that you can buy separately to make the Lightbox season-appropriate.

Great for personal messages and can also be used as a night light.

£29.50 ~ Mini Maison – A4 Light Box

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Blossoming Gifts – Goodies Galore Christmas Hamper

A food hamper has to be the classic Christmas gift and this one is as traditional as they get.  This box boasts deliciousness with every bite, from the chocolate truffles to the Furniss traditionally baked shortbread fingers.

Complete with mince pies, fruit cake and a scrumptious Christmas pudding, your lucky recipient is sure to be full of smiles when they open the box!

£24.99 ~ Blossoming Gifts – Goodies Galore Hamper

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Morse Toad Chocolate Card

Morse Toad – ‘Thanks Dad’ Chocolate Card

Everyone loves a surprise in the post, especially a chocolate one delivered as if by magic by the chocolate elves (aka the postman).

Send your own personalised chocolate greeting card, and put a big smile on their face.  Chocolate delivered direct to your doorstep, it’s what dreams are made of.

£15.50 ~ Morse Toad – ‘Thanks Dad’ Chocolate Card

** Discount Code** – For 10% off any Morse Toad product, enter LoveOfACaptain at the checkout.  Code valid until 31/12/2016.

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The Bourbon Christmas Advent Calendar (2016 Edition)

Incredibly popular last year, the Bourbon Advent Calendar makes a return for 2016.

Count down to Christmas with a Drinks by the Dram Advent Calendar filled to the brim with 24 of the very finest bourbons known to mankind, from award-winning straight bourbon and complex single barrel whiskey.  Contains 3cl drams of bourbon made by some of America’s most awesome distillers.

£149.95 ~ Master of Malt – The Bourbon Advent Calendar 

Enter our giveaway to win a Bourbon Advent Calendar.

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St Peter’s Brewery – Finely Brewed Ale

Perhaps some finely brewed ale, perfect for this Festive period?

St Peter’s Without® is the delicious new alcohol free beer from St Peter’s Brewery.  It is malty, full-bodied and bursting with flavour – just as you’d expect from a finely brewed ale.  Without® gives those who are looking to cut down on alcohol, or those who don’t drink, an excellent tasting beer that is as good as the real thing.  St Peter’s Without® is available nationwide on draft and in the bottle.

£13 (8x 500ml) ~ St Peter’s Without® – Alcohol Free Beer

The Merry Elf is a dark fruity ale with resinous after taste, delivers spicy overtones from the cascade and Boadicea hops.

£24.50 (12x 500ml) ~ St Peter’s Brewery – The Merry Elf 

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Great Pubs of London

Absolutely hot off the press (October 2016) in time for Christmas, a fascinating and luxuriously illustrated book, this is a must-have for anyone who loves good, old London pubs.

This hardback book, Great Pubs of London takes the reader through twenty two historically significant London pubs and is great for anyone fancying a tour of these magnificent drinking establishments and historians alike.  Each pub is described engagingly alongside stunning full colour photography and amusing anecdotes.

£25 ~ The Great Gift Company – Great Pubs of London Hardback Book

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We hope you have been able to gain some inspiration from our Christmas Gift Guide for Men 2016.

So, which of these gifts are you most likely to buy for a loved one this Christmas?  Let us know in the comments below.

Lisa x

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*Some of these gifts were supplied to us for free, however, we have only featured products that we genuinely love.

A Cornish Mum

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  • Reply
    Lorna Ledger
    April 8, 2017 at 3:52 pm

    Dream list! Make many a man drool 😉

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    Kim Carberry
    November 30, 2016 at 4:57 pm

    Ohh! Lovely ideas…I think my fella would love any of the things you mentioned. Especially the chocolate 😀

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      Lisa Hudson
      December 4, 2016 at 12:57 am

      Hey. Thanks for the reminder! I need to order be of the chocolate cards for a birthday. Thanks for visiting the blog x

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    November 28, 2016 at 5:13 am

    Good variety of gift ideas; my favourties are the dad print, the dad chocolate and the Jord watch (aren’t they just exquisite!).

    Thanks for linking up to #ChristmasGiftGuide linky.

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    Deborah Mackenzie
    November 27, 2016 at 7:30 pm

    You have a lot of good ideas. Buying for my hubby is the hardest, he is very picky!

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    Sandra Jo Siddall
    November 27, 2016 at 6:58 pm

    Some really great suggestions 🙂 I always find it hard to find something for the men in my family but I have a few more ideas now after reading this 🙂

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    November 17, 2016 at 11:01 pm

    So many good ideas on this, I’m loving the matching tshirts such a cute idea! Thanks for linking to #Picknmix
    Eilidh x

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    A Cornish Mum
    November 17, 2016 at 10:51 pm

    Brilliant choices Lisa, I can spot several that I can imagine Trev loves 😉

    Stevie xx

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    November 15, 2016 at 10:58 pm

    oh my husbands best mate would love that Best Pubs in London book! He is always on the hunt for the perfect one! Loving the Odd Balls products! Such a great list! #GiftGuideLinky

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    sarah m
    November 15, 2016 at 10:24 pm

    I always find it hard to buy gifts for the men in my life but you’ve given me some great ideas! Thank you!

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    November 15, 2016 at 10:49 am

    This is a great guide for men, they are always so hard to buy for. I love the daddy and kids tshirts they are my fav

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      Lisa Hudson
      November 17, 2016 at 12:06 am

      Me too, which reminds me, I need to order mine ! 🙂

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    Iris Tilley
    November 15, 2016 at 10:17 am

    It’s a great list pretty sure I’ve found something for my son I really like the
    Dr Botanicals – Pomegranate Noir Advanced Range

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      Lisa Hudson
      November 17, 2016 at 12:05 am

      Ohh good choice Iris. It’s really nice stuff, my partner has been using it. Be sure to get the 75% off code on the post 🙂 x

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    William Gould
    November 15, 2016 at 8:05 am

    People know that they can give me a box of Thornton’s Chocolate covered Special Toffee and I’m well happy! @D

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      Lisa Hudson
      November 17, 2016 at 12:02 am

      Ohhh good choice! Chocolate wins for me too x

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    November 14, 2016 at 8:42 pm

    Some wonderful ideas here, thank you!

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    amy fidler
    November 14, 2016 at 9:11 am

    Thanks for this guide,i always have problems with what to get my brother,but this has given me a few ideas x

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      Lisa Hudson
      November 16, 2016 at 11:57 pm

      Wahoo, glad to hear it. Christmas will be here before we know it ????

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    Margaret Gallagher
    November 13, 2016 at 7:51 pm

    Spoilt for choice with all these beauties
    I love the Oddballs -so many in our family these are perfect and affordable as well as being fun
    Like The St Peters Brewed ale too

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      Lisa Hudson
      November 14, 2016 at 10:29 pm

      The OddBalls underwear is great quality, we have some here. I’d definitely recommend them. The Ale was certainly enjoyed by him indoors 😉

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    Leila Benhamida
    November 13, 2016 at 12:42 pm

    A lot of great ideas. Love the bourbon advent calendar.

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      Lisa Hudson
      November 14, 2016 at 10:19 pm

      Thank you and good luck in the competition x

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    Jordanne | Thelifeofaglasgowgirl
    November 13, 2016 at 12:31 am

    What a great gift guide for men! I sometimes struggle to think what the OH would want… it’s a nightmare at times. Loving the dr Botanicals stuff.

    Jordanne ||

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      Lisa Hudson
      November 13, 2016 at 10:52 pm

      Thanks very much Jordanne. There is a code for 75% off those dr Botanical products 🙂 x

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    Jade - Raw Childhood
    November 12, 2016 at 10:15 pm

    I have been seeing so many people highly rate the JORD watches! They look seriously amazing I really have to go check them out #picknmix

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      Lisa Hudson
      November 13, 2016 at 10:50 pm

      Genuinely, the quality is amazing.
      Some seriously clever craftsmanship x

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    November 11, 2016 at 9:06 pm

    Some lovely gift ideas here. I love the mens wooden watches,they look great 🙂

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    Becca Farrelly
    November 11, 2016 at 5:35 pm

    There are some amazing ideas in there! I love personalised prints and although he claims it doesn’t, things like that always make Mario well up! I haven’t heard of oddballs before but I always try and get underwear for him so will definitely be checking them out! 🙂


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    Plutonium Sox
    November 11, 2016 at 2:17 pm

    We love the Jord watches too. That advent calendar looks awesome! Some fab ideas.

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    Zena's Suitcase
    November 11, 2016 at 1:59 pm

    I always find my other half really difficult to buy for. I have to say I love that watch though, that could definitely be an idea

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    alexandra @ my urban family
    November 11, 2016 at 1:51 pm

    I love the ideas here – and that first watch is amazing. I’ve been on the hunt for a good wooden watch for my hubby but I couldn’t find one that didn’t have too much lighter wood.

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    Tooting Mama
    November 10, 2016 at 9:45 pm

    I do need some ideas for Chrismas presents, love the light box seriously funky!

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      Lisa Hudson
      November 10, 2016 at 9:55 pm

      It’s brilliant, I’ve got the pack of special occasion pics for it too which are cool. x

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    Jayne @ Sticky Mud and Belly Laughs
    November 10, 2016 at 11:50 am

    Oh what a fab selection! I love the Jord watch, i’ve seen a lot of these lately, very stylish.
    The funky boxers are awesome too! And i’m really liking the lightboxes at the moment 🙂 x

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      Lisa Hudson
      November 10, 2016 at 10:04 pm

      I love our lightbox , I update it all the time! I need to get some of the OddBalls boxers for my OH x

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    Lyndsey O'Halloran
    November 9, 2016 at 10:53 pm

    I love the matching t shirts and the colourful pants. John would like either of these!

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      Lisa Hudson
      November 10, 2016 at 10:06 pm

      I’m getting both for my OH for Christmas! I just hope he doesn’t read this post 🙂 x

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    Karen (@karenjwhitlock)
    November 9, 2016 at 1:21 pm

    Ooh there are some lovely ideas here!! Thanks for the inspiration!

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      Lisa Hudson
      November 10, 2016 at 10:06 pm

      No worries, thanks for visiting our blog xx

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    Something About Baby
    November 9, 2016 at 1:03 pm

    I LOVE that Oddballs range – they look really fun and definitely something my husband would use. I know my dad would love the Bourbon advent calendar!!

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      Lisa Hudson
      November 10, 2016 at 10:08 pm

      The OddBalls are pretty cool aren’t they, and an amazing charity foundation too! There is also an advent from Drinks by the Dram (same company) for £9995!!! 😀 x

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    November 9, 2016 at 11:54 am

    So many fab ideas here! Loving the idea of the light box and prints especially.

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      Lisa Hudson
      November 10, 2016 at 10:09 pm

      Our print arrived today and it’s GORGEOUS! Can’t wait to get it on the wall x

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    November 9, 2016 at 11:23 am

    Some great ideas – its always hardest to buy gifts for men! Thanks for linking up to the #giftguidelinky

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    Samantha O'D
    November 9, 2016 at 10:48 am

    Some great ideas, the men in my family are difficult to buy for

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      Lisa Hudson
      November 11, 2016 at 11:58 am

      I never know what to get people but found some gems this year x

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    Dean of Little Steps
    November 9, 2016 at 10:45 am

    Great round-up. My husband will love the finely brewed ale and chocolate. One can never go wrong with beer and chocolates! 😉

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      Lisa Hudson
      November 11, 2016 at 11:57 am

      That’s so true. Always my go-to pressies 🙂

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