Gift Guide for Him

Shopping for the person who has everything is challenging. Every year, it can be a bit of a struggle to come up with gift ideas for my husband. whose wardrobe ranges from black and blue trousers, to muted plaid shirts. So, when it comes to shopping for him, it is not always so easy.

Whether you're shopping for the father figure in your life, your grandad, boyfriend or any in between, it may feel like they are always the ones who are near impossible to find the perfect gift for. They either have everything they need or don't need anything. You know the ones!

We have tried to curate a list of lists when it comes to gift ideas for him. You’ll find all sorts of gift ideas for men, spanning a world of likes and interests. Whether you’re after gift experiences, gadgets, gaming tech, drinking gifts, or novelty gags, we’ve got gifts for him covered.

Rains Backpack // £79

Stylish and practical, this backpack is a great pick for him. It's made from recycled materials but remains sturdy enough for everyday wear that can be used for work, or casual wear. The Rains Backpack features a prominent flap and a central strap with a carabiner closure. There is an internal laptop pocket, a spacious main compartment, and a hidden phone pocket on the back panel of this water-resistant rucksack. The Rains Backpack is available in eight colours from classics like black, navy and green, to slate, wood, and silver pine.

Nike Training Legend Essential Trainers in Black // £55

Men's trainers have gone from sportswear to staple in the past decade. With so many new trainers being unleashed into the world every week, finding the ones that are actually worth owning can be a proper chore. But if like most men, he loves trainers as much as the next bloke and can appreciate a good pair that works for any occasion, then are always options that are a safe bet. 

Mainline Menswear is a men's clothing side which sells amazing ranges of high street and designer brands at brilliant prices. You can buy full sets of tracksuits, trainers, belts, bags, with some amazing options, from Ralph Lauren, Emporio Armani to Nike and Adidas. These Nike Training Legend Essential Trainers are versatile and feature a flat heel, high-abrasion materials, and a flexible sole so it's ready for anything. Can you see the specks on the outsole? At least 8% of Nike Grind material is used, which is derived from scraps from the footwear manufacturing process.

Trend Him Valdemar Moment Watch // £80

Watches are a great luxe gift for your man, but they don't need to break the bank in order to impress. The Valdemar Moment minimalist timepiece for men created by Scandinavian experts Seizmont looks stylish without ever trying too hard. The watch features a jet-black face, crown, and buckle, and only a silver Seizmont logo and slim silver numerals. The strap has been cut from genuine leather for real comfort, and then finished with an embroidered trim for added sophistication. 

The watch itself is powered by Japanese quartz movement so you’re guaranteed accuracy and long life. Trendhim have a beautiful collection of watches for men that is filled with timepieces that transition from board to work drinks. Each watch comes with a 2-year warranty, and most can be customised with personalised engraving to make it extra special.

Phillips True Wireless Headphones // £45

Guys love their gadgets, so we knew we had to include at least one in the year's gift guide. The true wireless design means no more tangled cables or odd controls, so you can move around with no worries. The IPX4 rating means you don't need to be afraid of a bit of sweat or water so you can keep listening even during a workout or a run. And if the rain gets too heavy, you can ask your voice assistant to give you directions for the new café because they work with Google Assistant, Amazon Alexa, and Siri. The Earbud controls let you accept calls, skip songs, and adjust the volume so there is no need to fumble with your phone on a packed bus. With up to 6 hours of playtime and a quick 15-minute charge will give you 1 hour of play time - it can make the morning commute fly by.

CLCKR Stand Grip Wallet // £20

When it comes to gift guides, we always like to include something that they will love and find useful. Need a more secure grip on your smartphone but don’t want to use those bulky sockets you see everyone else with? Then, we may have found something that may be a complete game-changer with the CLCKR and their really handy accessories. The CLCKR Wallet with built in Stand and Grip is the perfect all-round accessory for your phone. The Wallet slides down providing space for up to 3 cards and closes securely so you know lose your cards. With its built-in patented Stand & Grip, you can use your phone in portrait, landscape, or conference mode.

CLCKR Stand and Grip Case in Clear // £30

If you prefer keeping your money and cards in a wallet or purse, then something like the CLCKR Stand & Grip Case would be better suited to my lifestyle. It is integrated with a patented universal & multi-functional phone stand and grip. The design CLCKR Stand & Grip Case is simple and clean. It’s nice and protects every part of your phone other than the screen. There are numerous uses for a CLCKR case including positioning your mobile phone in portrait, landscape or conference call mode. It is available in a clear finish or black. 

Critically Endangered Socks Amur Leopard Stripe // £12

Is it even Christmas without socks? Socks are the perfect gift for Christmas. The challenge though, is to find socks with a bit of a difference. That’s where Critically Endangered Socks offer the perfect solution. By choosing which pair of socks to buy, you get to choose which charity to help, and for each pair of socks that are sold 20 per cent of the total price goes to the animal charity. These include the Hawksbill Turtle, Borneo Orangutan, Giant Panda, Maui Dolphin, Sumatran Elephant, Javan Rhino and Amur Leopard. These are lovely soft socks and are a brilliant quality. If you have to purchase a gift for someone and you're not sure what to get them, these socks are my go-to as they offer a charitable and luxuriously soft alternative to the traditional socks gift.

ARRAN Sense of Scotland Lochranza Men's Wash Bag // £45

So, of course we had to include a luxury grooming gift set in this gift guide to help them look their best over the festive period. ARRAN Sense of Scotland offer some beautiful gift sets that are perfect for any man if your life. With so many different options from Bath & Body Sets, Fragrances, to Shaving, Grooming and Hydrating Creams - there's so much to choose form.

The Lochranza Mens Wash Bag is full of full-sized skincare essentials, this set is a one stop shop for great skin and includes four luxury ARRAN Sense of Scotland products, all contained in a handy wash bag. You will find a Bath & Shower Gel, After Shave Balm, Shave Gel and Soap in the earthy and enigmatic Lochranza fragrance which is a warm fragrance with a woody base of patchouli and vetiver, enhanced by the freshness of lemon and grapefruit inspired by the beautiful windswept north of Scotland. This set is also available in Machrie fragrance which is a balance of sea salt and clary sage stirred with the woody earthiness of rockrose.

Novelty Sloth Mug // £10

So, is there any better gift idea than a classic mug for men? Whether you are looking for mug gifts for a dad, husband, brother, grandad or boyfriend, mugs are available with different styles and modes to surprise him. This practical gift idea offers trendy designs with travel mugs, coffee mugs, and personalized drinkware to make him feel so special. An attractive and funny mug that features a cute animal. This sloth mug is made from eco-friendly material. It is an adorable and perfect gift for any sloth lover.

Saville Row Company Black Leather Classic Billfold Wallet // £90

Form and function are equally important when looking for a wallet. Even though cash isn't always something that many of us have readily available choosing to use apps or credit cards for purchases. A sleek wallet is a must have accessory. However, trying to find a wallet that fits your personal style and hold everything you need may be a little challenging. The Saville Row Company Black Leather Classic Billfold Wallet is a great choice to store your monetary essentials in style with this luxurious wallet. Crafted from black leather and detailed with subtle branding, it comes equipped with eight card slots and two note compartments.

Family Tree Key Ring // £10

The number of keys most men carry every day need to be secured in a safe place and that place is a keyring. A personalised keyring will make a marvellous gift and be something that he will cherish for years to come. This gorgeous, stamped keyring with 'Never Forget I Love You Forever' on the disc alongside a family tree is a special way to say something meaningful that they will see every day.

Thermos Thermocafé Travel Tumbler Green // £28

A travel mug can be one wise gift idea for men who love to travel. So, if you like drinks on the go, then this vacuum flask is ideal for you. With a durable stainless-steel exterior, your tumbler is sure to last and it's cool to the touch with hot liquids and sweat proof with cold! With an easy to use, flip-top lid and designed to fit most vehicle cup holders, this tumbler is perfect for a life on the go. It has also been ergonomically and stylishly embossed to provide extra grip.

Short Break for Two // £100

Experience gifts are great for the men in your life that are hard to shop for. If it seems like he has everything he already wants and needs, an experience gift is perfect! If you're wondering what experience gift to get him then Red Letter Days is the place to find out. You can choose from a wide range of different experiences including short breaks, attractions, and fine dining to adventure, driving, and even flying - you will find something that suits their taste and lifestyle.

Perhaps they are more of a romantic type and would love something like A View from the Shard and Champagne, Fine Dining at the Savoy or a Short Break Away. Maybe they are more of an explorer and would like to have a go at Ziplining, White Water Rafting or Scuba Diving. Unless they are an adrenaline junky and have the stomach for Sky Diving, Mountain Climbing or Off-Road Driving. There are so many wonderful experiences with amazing packages that cater to everyone.

L'Oréal Paris Men Expert Ultimate Men's Kit // £16

When buying skincare gifts for him, it’s worth remembering that men’s skin is different to women’s and, as such, needs to be treated differently. So, what better skincare gift set for him as we head both into and then out of the festive season than this L'Oréal Paris Men Expert Ultimate Men's Kit to help him fee and look in tip-top condition.

Inside you will find a Men Expert Cool Power Ice-Effect Shower Gel and Men Expert Cool Power 48H Ice-Effect Spray Anti-Perspirant. The Men Expert Hydra Energetic Face Scrub which is enriched with natural exfoliating particles leaves skin feeling invigorated and clean. As well as The Men Expert Comfort Max Moisturiser that helps to hydrate skin all day long to fight against tightness and dryness. It's the ultimate male routine.

Prada Luna Rossa Black // £74

Last but not least, an Eau De Parfum for him is always a great choice, and you can cater to all types of budgets. But perhaps get him something that he hasn't tried before and after a handful of those spritz cards, I decided on a little luxury with this Prada Black with dry musky Amber set off with frothy Patchouli and Coumarine, with hints of Bergamot and Angelic slowly builds and crashes with seductive, masculine energy. It smells so GOOOOOD!

So, there we have our gift guide for men 2022! We really wanted to curate a gift guide that covers a wide range of creative interests and tastes that will bring smiles to their faces on Christmas morning. Whether you're shopping for the father figure in your life, your grandad, boyfriend or any in between, it may feel like they are always the ones who are near impossible to find the perfect gift for. They either have everything they need or don't need anything. You know the ones! So, we hope with this gift guide you feel a little more inspired. 

* Some of the items featured in this blog post have been gifted to me, but as always, my words are my own. Images are subject to copyright, please seek permission before using *.


  1. All the gifts are awesome! The thermocafe mug is super cool, I would love to get it.

  2. All of these gift ideas are fantastic, I really like the backpack and the endangered species socks.

  3. Haha love the sloth mug! The Trendhim watch is super stylist and you can not go wrong with a Red Letter Day experience.

  4. These are all really great picks. I absolutely love the mug. It's so cute!

  5. These are really lovely ideas for men's gifts. I see a few companies I have had products from myself for my husband, dad and brother. RedLetterDays are great!

  6. Men are always tricky to buy for unless they actually have an idea of what they want. You have shared great ideas, I think my husband would enjoy a day out

  7. I always find it hard to shop for the guys, my other half has everything, but I must say your ideas a great and good quality too. LOVE the mug x

  8. Such a good gift guide! There are lots of cute options here :D

  9. This is such an awesome gift guide. I think the Nike trainers and the watch would make a great gift for sure!

  10. Ooh love the look of that watch and the wireless headphones! Great gift guide ideas, thanks for sharing

    Laura x