Find it impossible to buy great gifts for men for £10 or under? Worry no more! Here’s my round-up of some fantastic stocking fillers for the guys, secret Santa presents for that chap in accounts and the perfect little present for anyone looking to acknowledge the bromance in their lives.
Bullocks Cracker from Cowshed (£10)
This stylish little cracker from one of my favourites Cowshed is back for the festive season and contains two of the brand’s best grooming essentials: Bullocks Soothing Moisturiser (50ml) and Refining Facial Scrub (20ml). Made in England using natural ingredients, the soothing hemp seed oil nourishes skin without leaving it feeling greasy. Available from Cowshed Online and Space NK.
Dinner, Discourse and Debate Set (£10) from Fortnum & MasonWho doesn’t love something that comes packaged from Fortnum & Mason? – presented in this smart eau de nil and gold box this unique set contains three packs of cards to spark a lively evening of chat. Table Talk introduces a thought-provoking topic; Discourse & Debate, a selection of intriguing questions; and Table Trivia, a collection of amusing quizzes to test your general knowledge. Available in store or online from Fortnum & Mason.
Lost in London Debossed Notebook from The Design Museum shop (£10)Available from the Design Museum shop, this ‘Lost in London’ design notebook is A6 size and has 144 blank pages that are perfect for scribbling thoughts and master plans for world domination. The design includes details of Kensington’s iconic architecture such as the Natural History Museum, Royal Albert Hall, Science Museum and V&A.
Cotton Denim Slippers in Navy (were £9.95 now £7.95) from MujiWarm and comfy, made with soft micro-fibre, these slippers from MUJI Online are smart and stylish and unbelievable good value. Other colours available are ecru, brown, blue and green or red tartan, sizes are approximate.
Mavin Socks Mid Blue/Dog (£9.95) from BarbourClassic socks from British heritage brand Barbour, these are made with durable cotton mix yarn and feature a dog motif that is classic Barbour. Available here.
George Hardy Ceramic Coin Tray (£8.60) from Rustic Vintage CountryA smart and gentlemanly coin tray for him to stash all that stuff that accumulates in his pockets, I love the classic design of this piece from Etsy retailer Rustic Vintage Country.
Festive Tree Gifting Soap (£8) from AnthropologieAren’t these just so cute? A great little gift for a guy, these paper-wrapped soaps are available from Anthropologie in a variety of forest-inspired scents and come complete with a little Christmas tree strapped on-top. Lovely.
Rose Lapel Pin in Grey (£6.49) from Mr LapelThe old world classic charm of a smart lapel pin is a neat way to add some oomph to any jacket and I just love this stylish grey rose pin in felt that is subtle yet distinct. Available from Mr Lapel there are a range of other colours and designs, visit the website for more options, they also do some great pocket squares and other accessories. For an alternative look that is all about the country squire, take a look at these fabulous pheasant feather lapel pins available to order by Country Crafty Bits.