Tuesday, December 10, 2013

A Few Fab Gifts For Him

How about a pair of Classic Ray Ban Wayfarers? Or the New version? They also come in folding styles - the traditional black, or a choice of about 7 wild color frames and lenses. Or the version with polarized lenses. CLICK HERE to take your pick. $135-300.

The perfect little note pad, made by Owen and Fred. Fits in his jeans, his suit jacket, camera bag, back pack or hunting. The site carries other notepads with quotes on the cover. I went for the handsome solid steel blue cover. $14. CLICK HERE to buy.

Get him out of those baggy gym/basketball shorts. Guys need to know there are things that look good on them and fit well while having the room to move freely while wicking away moisture. Lululemon makes these Core Shorts for only $58 in a variety of colors and patterns.  CLICK HERE

Molton Brown’s new Sport collection includes a 4-in-1 Sportwash for that works as a face wash, shampoo, body wash, and shave gel; an antiperspirant Sportstick; and a Sportsbalm to soothe achy post-workout muscles. $22-26. TIP: Hurry --last date to order for delivery before Christmas is December 13.  CLICK HERE.

Pamper his skin --Anthony’s Perfect Shave Kit includes a cleanser, preshave oil, shave cream, and after-shave balm that will help get rid of irritation and ingrown hairs. Comes in a mesh neat and convenient little dopp kit, great for his gym or weekend bag. CLICK HERE.

Or the The Perfect Traveler: They've put the essentials for the smoothest skin & closest shave in a sleek compact, reusable bag that’s perfect for traveling.  CLICK HERE. Both are $55. TIP: You may find the mens
skincare lines at a store in town. Call some of the major dept stores (or any specialty shaving shop they may have in larger cities) to see if they carry the above. 

Forage Haberdashery has a small, pristinely made collection of hand crafted, bow ties, regular ties and handkerchiefs, neckerchiefs, glass cases, tie bars.  Make sure to visit the SALE page for some pretty great offerings in brighter colors. CLICK HERETIP: 20% off until December 13 with code SNOW.

Scots Gaelic for 'skilled and ingenious', Ealanta is a 19 Years Old Glenmorangie, fully matured in virgin American white oak casks with a provenance that stretches all the way to the mountains of Missouri and the Mark Twain National Forest.

$129 Ask your local high end store or you can probably order HERE.

How about this chic set of four Calphalon's Katana steak knives from Bed, Bath and Beyond? 
$59 but find a way to use one of their 20% off coupons. Spring for 2 sets if you can. 

CLICK HERE TO BUY (or call your local store to see if they carry them). 
Cell phone sized shaver from Shave Tech for quick fixes and other manscaping. Can stow in a computer case, glove compartment, dop kit, messenger bag... $29.99 in black or white.  CLICK HERE.
If you didn't see this already on my Book recommendations, this has to go here.  TOTALLY MAD: 60 Years of Mad Magazine's humor. This magazine was the bomb in the 50's 60's and 70's and this hardcover edition contains all or almost all of the mags from 6 decades. It will be a hit with most guys over 40. On sale for less than half off the hardcover price at $16.77 on Amazon.

Check this out. The Camelback Bootlegger... a lightweight hydration pack for when he's on the slopes - (or hiking or biking). The fully-insulated pouch holds up to 1.5 liters and is slim enough to fit under a ski jacket. The straw easily detaches from the harness for a quick sip on the go, and the HydroGuard coating on the reservoir and tube prevents germ buildup. And only $55!! CLICK HERE. 
Another item for the sports guy, a watch that keeps the heart rate... No need for a chest strap, as the sensor in the Mio Alpha itself. It has a soft silicone band that stays put on your wrist, so the sensor never loses contact with his skin, for a real time assessment of intensity. Customize heart rate zones as needed.  $199 CLICK HERE

How about the Oakley Fast Jacket XL with G30 Iridium Lenses? You won’t need that handicap once your golf game improves, thanks to these lenses. UV protection and polarization PLUS they’ll filter through the light conditions to help you see the green clearer than with the naked eye. Just keep that your little secret! $220. CLICK HERE.
Eagles nest Outfitters Hammock: 100% Nylon, 1-person hammock that packs into size of softball for easy carrying. Breathable woven nylon microfiber for superior strength and wear resistance, High-quality steel carabineers and strength-tested nautical-grade line that holds up to 400 pounds. Comes in a variety of colors. From $53 to about $98 ON AMAZON

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