Not Another Holiday Gift Guide

Ok, it's a holiday gift guide. BUT, we've included gifts that show more than two seconds of thought. Pick something on this list and show you're thinking about the recipient.



  • Distilled in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, using New York State wheat, say something a little more unique when you gift a bottle of booze this season. Choose local, choose quality. This was one of our favorite whiskeys from the Whiskey tasting at our Fall Exclusive in October. A flavor to behold that won’t put a dent in your wallet. 
Monthly Craft Beer Membership | Beer Dreamer
  • They say it's the gift that keeps on giving, but really a magazine subscription or gym membership is a severe faux pas regardless of the receiver. Give them something to look forward to each month.
Nike+ FuelBand SE | Nike
  • If your girl is the active type but prefers to hit the road instead of the gym, this is ideal. This updated version boasts improved accuracy and extra features, putting your activity up against users. With the range of colors, why not opt for his and hers.
  • If you’re going to do something. Do it properly. This bag will go the distance and get you there in style. Made in the USA. Enough said.
  • Inspired by Miami, Seora is the fusing both American and Latin culture. These bespoke hammock makers craft their award-winning pieces in Italy. The detail is second to none.
Fuck Yeah Menswear: Bespoke Knowledge for the Crispy Gentleman | Kevin Burrows & Lawrence Schlossman
  • Pretty pictures and cut-throat satire make this coffee table book a necessity for any home with an eye for style. This is absolutely on my coffee table right now.
  • Gabrielle Bonheur “Coco” Chanel was undoubtedly the most influential fashion designer of the 20th century. Hundreds of images, taken by the best photographers, tell the story of Chanel and her lasting influence on the fashion world.
  • Don’t let the person mixing the drinks look like a novice. This insulated cocktail shaker stops any condensation forming allowing a sure grip, and also catches drips with its silicon seal. Drink up gentlemen.
Grey Suede w/ Navy Stitching | BeltCraft
  • With plenty of configurations to choose from, tailoring a belt to match each pair of Paul Evans shoes is easy. Their options are worth checking out for the belt enthusiast.
  • This number from Zegna is pure wool, and an online exclusive. Three vertical stripes in different shades of burgundy, it is part of their elegant new nine scarf collection. Of course, a true compliment to your burgundy pair Paul Evans.
Cashmere Sweater V-Neck Lt.Grey | Seize sur Vingt
  • Italian spun 100% cashmere knitted in Portugal, this modern high V neck has a slim body. It’s worth stopping by their boutique in NYC’s Soho for a look at all they offer.
Heirloom Slim-Fit Herringbone Wool-Tweed Blazer - Billy Reid
  • This blazer is made in the USA from Italian fabrics. Modern detailing with a heritage influence, this Billy Reid number is cut for a slim fit from herringbone wool-tweed.
Reclaimed Pine Bicycle Rack | Azure Furniture
  • Azure reclaimed some pine from Colorado forests and gave it purpose and aesthetics. Great for space-poor apartments, the wool felt protects your bike’s frame while giving it a place of pride.
  • With cotton lining to protect your iPad (1,2 or 3), this Bottega Veneta design is made in Italy from woven leather. It also features a snap closure. A great high-end accessory for her.
  • For the coffee lover in your life (just about everybody), this boxed gift set features two bags of Laughing Man’s premium beans, a Bodum Chambord 4-cup shatterproof French Press and two Bodum Pavina double-walled 8 ounce cups. Laughing Man is Hugh Jackman’s charity brand, launched to respectfully trade directly with their growers. Their store in TriBeCa never disappoints.
  • Ferragamo’s slim card case is in navy grain calfskin with a single credit card slot. The money clip is removable for gents that like a clean getaway.
SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker | Bose
  • Music is already always with you wherever you go. Only now has style and functionality joined forces. This Bose device syncs up with any bluetooth piece of tech. In true Bose tradition, it delivers a full, natural sound from an ultra-compact speaker. 
  • The perfect travel partner for landing refreshed and ready to own the day. With a burgundy velvet backing, each mask has a hint of British farmed lavender. Arriving in a luxury gift box, a welcome addition for any frequent flyer. We also gave Otis Batterbee a deserved hat tip in our piece on Travel Essentials for the Modern Man.
  • Tidy up your papers and literature with this piece from Kaufman Mercantile. Featuring leather straps house together with copper plated rivets and copper wires it’s even strong enough to store firewood. Designed in New York, made in Long Beach, California.
  • Dents has got a hard-wearing, weather-proof leather outer with knitted cashmere lining pair of gloves. When in the city, wear them with a suit and an overcoat. Our recent full review is here.
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