Along with joyous celebrations, fabulous feasts and an abundance of general merriment, the lead up to Christmas is often rife with stress. But fear not! This year is different. Because this year, you’ve got LDNfashion on your side. Banish pre-Christmas angst and panic gift buying by planning your presents now. We’re even giving you a head-start with our selection of the best presents to buy for the great men in your life. Considering what’s in our Top 10 Gifts for Him Under £200 edit, they’ll be thanking their lucky stars they’re on your Christmas list.
1. Bryn (in Silver) Cardigan, £150 John Smedley
Every man, no matter their age, looks brilliant in a cardigan. Treat the beau in your life to this cosy, extra fine Merino wool wonder from John Smedley.
2. Dockers Alpha Khaki Aubergine Chino, £79 Stuarts London
If it’s trousers he needs, it’s trousers he’ll get, thanks to Stuarts London and their Dockers Alpha Khaki chinos in aubergine. He’ll soon forget his ‘favourite’ (read: thinning) pair of jeans with Dockers’ more sartorially daring offering.
3. Harry Jodpur Boots, £199 Duggers of London
A refreshing twist on the classic Chelsea design, these Harry Jodpur boots from Duggers of London will be envied by all of male variety. With hand-crafted construction, wingtip brogueing and a double welted sole, you’ll want a pair, too.
4. Pantherella Navy Fairisle Print Cashmere-Blend Sock, £40 Liberty
Christmas isn’t Christmas without the token pair of socks present. So why not pleasantly surprise the ‘him’ in your life with an ultra luxe pair from Pantherella? The super-soft cashmere, festive fairisle weave and will be too good to resist.
5. Mens Torrington Sheepskin Slippers, £60 Just Sheepskin
Keep Dad’s, Grandad’s or Brother’s tootsies warm in winter with these Torrington slippers from Just Sheepskin. Based right here in the UK, these toasty shoes provide simultaneous comfort and coziness.
6. Sunspel Men’s Seasonal Boxers – Horse & Cart, £30 Coggles
Another cover-all present option, boxer shorts are a failsafe gift choice. Enter: Coggles. You’ll soon liven up his underwear draw with Sunspel’s cute horse and cart print boxer.
7. Comme Des Garcons Parfums Unisex Odeur 53 Eau De Toilette, From £96 LN-CC
Renowned for its avant garde design, would you expect any less than non-traditional in Comme des Garçons’ scents? Neither would we, which is precisely why this fifty-three-noted eau de toilette is the exact cologne necessary for your special man. He’ll soon smell of ‘crisp air mixing with cotton-drying-in-the-wind’. What’s not to love?
8. 104 Series Brushed Steel – Orange Rubber, £170 Uniform Wares
An update on their iconic 100 Series, Uniform Wares presents a super slick, clean aesthetic in their 104 Series. Fortunate males receiving this impeccably chic, incredibly versatile wristwatch will want to show off its minimalist face design, brushed steel casing and matte PU wrist strap in almost every setting.
9. Grouse Sterling Silver Cufflinks, £175 Mappin & Webb
Mappin & Webb prove it is possible to achieve equal measures of kitsch and quality with these sweet grouse Sterling Silver cufflinks. Crafted from solid silver and Rhodium plated, they will not only withstand the test of time, but will allow their shirt-wearing male recipient to inject extra personality into his outfit.
10. DNA On-Ear Headphones – White & Light Grey, £169.95 Monster
For true music lovers, these Monster DNA On-Ear headphones will satisfy the sonic requirements of even the pickiest of sound snobs. Their sound drivers will deliver rich and crisp audio quality and advanced noise isolation, while their lightweight, super slick frame will remain in style for years.