This holiday season, place one of these unique gifts for him under the tree
1. Philips wake-up light
Make waking up in the morning a refreshing experience for your loved one. This beside lamp uses sunrise simulation to wake up the body naturally, and uses gentle sounds which you can choose. The light slowly increases over time, with 10 different intensity settings.
$69.95; Available online
2. Flannel pajama set
This flannel set by J.Crew is perfect for lazy days at home. Not only are they warm, but the tartan trend never seems to go out of style, meaning they can be worn all year long.
$118.50; Available online
3. Fellowship membership
Strange Fellows BrewingIs he a craft beer enthusiast? Get him a Fellowship membership from local East Van brewery Strange Fellows. It includes exclusive beer tastings, merchandise, a tasting glass specially made for barrel-aged beers and event invites.
$150-$180 plus tax; Available online
4. Manhattan rocks glass
You can never go wrong with sophisticated cocktail glasses at home, and we love this modern looking one by Saint Louis, a company that has been creating gorgeous designs in France since 1586. Whether he likes his drinks shaken or stirred, this glass is sure to become a reliable favourite.
$189.99; Available online
5. Extraordinary Man subscription box
Simply BeautifulThe men's iteration of the popular Simply Beautiful subscription box, this seasonal subscription delivers six to eight specially curated products to doorsteps across the country every 90 days. Showcasing amazing accessories, personal grooming products and more, it's a great way to amp up any guy's style.
$74.00 quarterly; Available online
6. Birch mug
This cool looking mug makes a functional—and affordable!—gift for any man who enjoys a cup of tea or coffee. The birch accents give it a little winter vibe which we love!
$5.00; Available online
7. Men's tie bar
This sleek, silver tie bar by Links of London can be engraved with any message or date for someone special. The simplicity of the design makes it a great accessory for the modern man!
$215.00; Available online
8. Fitbit Charge 3 in graphite
Here’s an awesome gift for anyone who loves staying active, and keeping tabs on progress. This waterproof fitness gadget tracks everything from 24/7 heart rate and calories burned, to hours of sleep and more. It comes with more than 15 exercise modes, and the battery lasts up to seven days of continuous use.
$199.95; Available online
9. Whistler weekender bag
This versatile bag is a great gift for the businessman who is constantly on the go for work, or for the guy who loves local getaways. Handcrafted in Canada, it’s super adjustable and incredibly stylish. Definitely one of our favourites!
$468.00; Available online
10. Chocolate lover’s gift box
We all know someone with a sweet tooth, and this delicious holiday box by award-winning local chocolatier Chez Christophe has all the best selections combined together, including a signature hot chocolate blend, candied oranges, two decadent chocolate bars and blueberry dragée. Our mouths are already watering!
$59.95; Available online
11. Classic pomade
Vancouver’s own Barber & Co. has fabulous products for men, and this classic pomade is a definite favourite. It’s non-greasy, and delivers a medium hold with a high shine finish that lasts throughout the day. We also love how it’s infused with silk and wheat proteins to keep hair strong, plus the natural essential oil scent—based on a recipe of dry English gin—is pretty irresistible.
$28.00; Available online
12. Leather bifold wallet
This leather wallet by Club Monaco is a perfect daily essential with its four card pockets, and two slip pockets inside, not to mention the tan colour inside adds fun contrast. A functional, yet trendy, gift indeed!
$129.50; Available online
13. Aromacar diffuser kit
He will surely appreciate this little wonder by Saje that’ll keep the car smelling fresh and clean. It’s simple to use, and refill pads for essential oils are always available in stores. Any oil can be used depending on preference, but this one comes with the Sleigh Ride Blend, a combination of eucalyptus, spearmint, sandalwood, orange and more that is perfect for the holiday season.
$19.95; Available online
14. Club 13 wine club membership
If he’s a wine enthusiast, he'll love the gift that keeps on giving. Voted the top winery in Canada by the 2018 National Wine Awards, B.C.’s own Road 13 has a special wine club that will send three shipments of six bottles to your doorstep every year, along with extra perks such as a 10 percent discount on wine purchases, along with event invites, complimentary tours and more.
Various prices; Available online
15. Home speaker
BoseThis top-rated new speaker by Bose has a number of intriguing features, including superior voice pick-up, wall-to-wall stereo sound, six preset buttons, wi-fi and bluetooth connectivity, built-in Alexa and much more. Truly a gift anyone would appreciate.
$499.99; Available online
16. Customized sock box
Everyone loves fun, cozy socks, and this box set by Wolf lets you pick four of your top designs. The patterns and colours are sure to bring a smile to your loved one’s face... and keep those toes warm in the winter too.
$44.99; Available online