Spoil the man in your life with some surprisingly different gifts in his Christmas stocking!
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Life like a king for Christmas (and beyond)!
Treat yourself or a loved one to a pair patriotic monogrammed luxury boot socks. Waring Brooke knits your initials underneath your very own crown. Made from a blend of Merino wool yarn, these hard wearing socks have a cushioned foot with a ribbed leg. Perfect for the field and an ideal gift.
Designer Samantha Brooke has run Waring Brooke since 2018, based on her love of business and the countryside. Operating from her family farm in the Midlands – which is also a biomass site – all Waring Brooke products are made from biodegradable materials. In 2021 Samantha Brooke was a finalist in the Great British Entrepreneurs Awards for the ‘Made in the UK Award’.
Price: £46.50 from Waring Brooke.
The ideal dress accessory for any season, this reversible scarf is compact enough to be worn under a jacket or inside a shirt. It features a unique printed design on one side, with a plain colour backing on the other.
Geoff Stocker’s designs, full of vibrant patterns, have been likened to ‘modern works of art’. These print creations have been applied to iconic pieces: pocket squares and scarves using lustrous satin and twill silks. His dressing gown collection, the ultimate statement in contemporary luxury lifestyle launched in 2017.
Price: £145 from Geoff Stocker Silk Accessories for Men & Women.
If you like a quirky-shaped Christmas present to keep them guessing we think this fits the bill!
Avoid damage to boots by trailing them off at the end of the day – a handy folding boot jack like this one from Dubarry lets you slip your boots off effortlessly. This folding design offers all the same benefits as the regular Dubarry Boot Jack, except that it’s great for use on the go and easily transportable. With the U-shaped mouth for easy heel grip (and it fits all Dubarry footwear!), this is a great device to have at hand.
Price: £35 from Robinson’s Shoes.
If skiing is on the cards again this Christmas, then hit the slopes in style.
Maverick & Wolf is an Authorised Moncler stockist so is able to offer these ultimate ski goggles in a range of colours: black/brown mirror; black/grey mirror; blue/blue mirror; blue/red mirror (pictured); and white/red mirror.
The goggles come with a 2 Year Warranty, offer 100% UV Protection, and you can order them with prescription lenses if required. There is also an Original Designer Case & Cloth.
Price: £543–£591 from Maverick & Wolf.
When one wears a pocket square so close to the beating heart, the silk needs to speak what the heart wants to say. The design is a stylised, but accurate, representation of The Cosmati Pavement at Westminster Abbey.
It took Dorota six months to recreate from her own research and has been a labour of pure love. Dorota hopes it finds a heritage-loving and elegant pocket.
Price: £65 from Dorota Stumpf Luxury Pocket Squares & Scarves.
The Henricksen Solar has all of the signature style, slimness and wearability of the original with a planet-friendly update. This HENRIKSEN watch uses a solar powered rechargeable battery, eliminating the need for battery replacement.
The watch is water resistant (3 ATM) and features a date window at 3 o’clock which creates balance with the logo at 9 o’clock. The dial colour is Deep Ocean while the case is at least 50% recycled stainless steel. Comes with an eco leather strap, but if you prefer something different the angular lugs make swapping the strap a breeze.
Price: £169 from Skagen.
Onyx is a stone that is said to give great strength to its wearer. It is said to promote stamina, steadfastness, and impart self-confidence. Onyx is also said to bring protection and good fortune.
This bracelet is handmade in CMJ London’s studio using large 10mm polished onyx gemstone beads with three 24K gold plated 925 Sterling Silver feature beads.
Finished with a 24K gold plated 925 Sterling Silver CMJ London signature bead, it comes in a beautiful storage box and pouch.
Price: £99.99 from CMJ London.
Planning some Christmas lounging on the sofa in front of the TV perhaps?
For toasty toes this winter these Lyle & Scott slippers are cosy without being too bulky. Featuring a slip on mule style and padded sole, they are finished with a teddy borg trim and a branded logo on the front.
Price: £44.99 from BadRhino.
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