BCLiving's editors have rounded up the best gifts for the men in your life

BCLiving's editors have rounded up the best gifts for the men in your life

If he's been on the nice list all year, why not splurge a little this holiday season?

Varsity Jacket

Varsity Jacket



This varsity jacket is a homerun/touchdown/goal/swish for any man looking to bridge the gap between casual and dressed up.

$450, clubmonaco.ca

Four-Hour Hands-On Cooking Class

Four-Hour Hands-On Cooking Class



Bring out his inner 

Anthony Bourdain with 

a cooking class 

focused on the very 

best dishes from 

The Dirty Apron 

Cooking School.

$158, dirtyapron.com



Beats Studio Over-Ear Headphones



Beats Studio Over-Ear Headphones

One listen to the clarity and depth provided by these headphones will convince any music lover to renounce ear buds forever.

$329.95, apple.com



Eight & Bob Eau de Toilette



Eight & Bob Eau de Toilette

Looking for a scent that emits an air of authority? This cologne, a personal favourite of none other than John F. Kennedy, will have him feeling presidential.

$198/100 mL, shopmasc.com

Rega Audio Model RP1 Turntable

Rega Audio Model RP1 Turntable

iPods and MP3 players can’t compete with the charm and full, warm sounds of a classic turntable. Pick out a favourite vinyl, touch needle to wax, then sit back and groove.

$450, vanspecial.com



Swiss Army Night Vision Watch



Swiss Army Night Vision Watch



Matched in coolness only by its name, the Night Vision watch from Swiss Army is the final word in time-telling sophistication.

$695, watchit.ca



Vitamix Professional 200 

Blender

Vitamix Professional 200 

Blender



This ain’t your average blender. The powerful motor and stainless steel blades pulverize ice, veggies and fruit, allowing him to create soups, smoothies, sauces and more.

$549.95, williamssonoma.com

John Fleuvog Executors Rigas Boots

John Fleuvog Executors Rigas Boots

These statement-making boots expertly tiptoe the line between stylish and functional. Built to last, these Portuguese-made Rigas look and feel better with every step.

$359, fluevog.com



Larrivee Model L-03r Guitar



Larrivee Model L-03r Guitar

As much a piece of art as an instrument, the strings on this beautiful guitar – made right here in Vancouver – are begging to be lovingly plucked and strummed.

$1,828, larrivee.com



Oakley Airwave Recon Goggles

Oakley Airwave Recon Goggles

The future of skiing and snowboarding is here, with these high-tech goggles from Oakley. A live heads-up display (HUD), developed by Vancouver’s Recon Instruments, feeds him real-time info, tracking speed, GPS location and more.

$649.95, oakley.com