What to get the guys for Christmas…


Men… They’re notoriously difficult to buy for, which can scupper any plans for a special Christmas Day surprise. This year however, we’re pulling out all the stops in order to make your life a little easier and their face even merrier when the wrapping paper’s torn off and the present you’ve chosen revealed.

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Unimpressed by all the run-of-the-mill things you’ve seen up until now? Then check out these varied and unusual gift ideas you may never have thought of – one might just hit the nail on the head.

Stand Alone Vinyl Record Player with USB Connection – a thoughtful gift for music-lovers of any age.

Beurer Shiatsu Foot Massager – whisk them off their feet!

KitchenAid Artisan Expresso Maker – for wannabe barista boys in the making.

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This Works Supersize Deep Sleep Pillow Spray – ideal for chaps who struggle to drift off at bedtime (other than the night before Christmas of course!).

KitchenAid Artisan Pasta Maker – this top-of-the-range gadget is perfect for amateur cooks and pasta enthusiasts alike.

FitBit Activity and Sleep Tracker – a great choice for fitness fans or those looking to kick-start a healthier lifestyle come January.


Let’s Get Technical

If the guy you’re buying for enjoys tinkering with cars, having a bash at the DIY or getting to grips with the latest gadgets, then we’ve got plenty of bright gift ideas he’ll be sure to love this Christmas.

Apple iPad Mini 3 – guaranteed to get you plenty of brownie points.

Or if he’s lucky enough to already own one – Apple iPad Mini Waterproof Case.

Sony Cyber-Shot camera, SD card and case bundle – we’ve got a brilliant range of cameras and camcorders that make great gifts, but tempting us most right now is this one thanks to its impressive specs and sleek design, not to mention the fantastic price.

Greased Lightening Car Care Collection – this kit’s perfect if cars are his thing.

Rolson Stubby Tools – thoughtful as well as handy!


And that’s just scratching the surface: check out our Garden & Leisure or Electronics departments for plenty more potential presents.


Pressies Under £30

Think you can only get fantastic gifts if you fork out a small fortune? Then think again. Here’s our definitive list of presents perfect for those on a budget.

Absolutely Famous Men’s Christmas Jumper – because it’s that time of year when it’s just rude not to wear one.

Liz Earle Men’s Face & Body Duo – love Liz Earle? Then we’re sure he will too!

L’Occitane Survival Collection – indulge them in a little luxury this Christmas.

KitchenAid Tacapasta Pasta Drying Rack – for the keen home chef who’s got almost all the gadgets he needs.


Cook’s Essentials Frying Pan Duo – perfect if he’s in need of a little encouragement to engage in more home cooking.

Joe & Seph’s Eight Gourmet Popcorn Packs – maybe sneakily pop one of these packs aside for you to try. He’ll never know!

Urban Rebounder Upper Body Resistance Band Kit – a highly effective yet compact piece of fitness equipment that won’t take up all the space in one room.

Or for more items under £30, why not have a look at our Clearance range – you may find something nice for yourself there too!


The Classics

They may be the more customary gifts but that doesn’t mean they’re not fab. In fact, they often appear at the top of Christmas lists because they’re the things needed, wanted or most used year-round.

Skagen Leather Watch – the archetypal present that need little introduction, a timeless watch simply says it all for you.

L’Occitane Men’s Shower Gel & EDT – everyone appreciates their aftershave stock being repleted over Christmas.

Lodis Billfold Leather Wallet with RFID Protection – a stylish gift, this particular one also protects against identity theft.

Thorntons Chocolates Collection – when all else fails, there’s always chocolate to fall back on.


So there you have it! For even more gift inspiration have a browse on our website – you’ll find a bounty of items perfect for men of all ages.


  1. Michael Campbell October 12, 2015 at 7:47 pm -  Reply

    I would like to know if L’occitaine are going to be doing a pebble soap collection for men prior to christmas.
    My son loves the pebble soaps, and would make a superb present for any male, even me.

  2. Susan craven October 17, 2015 at 2:20 pm -  Reply

    Will there by any men’s emu slippers coming up before Xmas please

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