Gifts for Him

Gifts for him as recommended by experts from The Sunday Times, GQ, Esquire, Vanity Fair, etc. Read reviews and buy gifts for him at trusted online shops at the lowest prices.

Sphero Star Wars BB-8 App-Enabled Droid

"As far as I know, you won’t be able to bring home a real-life spaceship or light saber — but you can buy your own BB-8 droid, thanks to a collaboration between Disney and robotics startup Sphero. It’s a Star Wars droid that you can control from your smartphone or tablet."

The Decline Of Western Civilization DVD Collection

"Penelope Spheeris’s 1981 documentary offered a behind-the-scenes look at the Los Angeles punk scene in the late 1970s. This box set also collects the director’s two follow-up films, forming a trilogy that chronicles some of the most iinfluential bands of the era, including Black Flag, X and Circle Jerks."

Arckit - The Architectural Model Building Design Tool

'Architect Damien Murtagh has created a reusable three-dimensional modelling system for architects and designers that is now on sale as a children's toy, prompting comparisons with iconic Danish building blocks Lego."

The Metagame: A Card Game to Debate the Absurd Extremes of Cultural Opinions

"A new card game throws together the highs and lows of culture, from Wagner’s Ring Cycle to the video game Doom, asking players to debate essential questions like, Which is a sign of the Apocalypse? or Which expresses the inexpressible?"

Jack Spade 42mm Buckner Watch

'Jack Spade's thirty-seven-watch line includes this aviator-style model that can handle a tour of duty in the field or at the office."

Triwa Lomin Midnight Watch

'Gold on black is as low-key as it gets for the Swedes at Triwa. They've made color-happy riffs on sport-watch styles for six years."

Stanley Mountain Vacuum Food System

'Stanley has recently introduced an update to its hallmark food system. The Mountain Vacuum Food System incorporates its own internal spark to both heat and preserve a can’s worth of food for up to 13 hours."

The Bar Book: Elements of Cocktail Technique

'If you're looking for a great cocktail book that's simultaneously entertaining and wonky and has plenty of expert tips, pick up 'The Bar Book: Elements of Bar Technique."

Sous Chef: 24 Hours on the Line

'A dispatch from the kitchen's hot extended blast. Written in the second person, which gives the memoir an immediacy — the book is a minutely detailed account of a single day on the line at an unnamed modern American restaurant in downtown Manhattan." Featured in Amazon's Best Books of The Year in 2014.

Bose QuietComfort 25 Noise-Cancelling Headphones

'The QuietComfort range is the benchmark for noise-cancelling headphones. Unlike many over-ear headphones, they’re light yet tight enough that the sound cancellation is effective."

MMT Pocket Watch T Series T300k

"The timepiece comes in three pieces: a stainless steel watch body, a smooth wooden shell and a leather clip strap."

Audio-Technica ATH-R70x Headphones With Self-Adjusting 3D Wing Support

'The device supports a comfortable, self-adjusting 3D wing support headband that automatically adapts to fit any wearer."

Triwa Unisex Blue Steel Nevil Watch

'Fun, nautical, lightweight unisex design by Triwa. Water-resistant and sporty, it has a navy sunray dial with white chronograph sub-dials. A range of straps is available."

Videre DIY Pinhole Camera Kit

'Digital cameras and smartphones have fuelled new forms of photography - but too often we are ignorant of what goes on under the hood. This superb kit takes you back to the basics of picture-taking."

ROK Presso Manual Espresso Maker

'At least half the pleasure of drinking coffee is the making of it, so why would you deprive yourself of the olfactory and sensual pleasures it affords by making it from granules or a ghastly capsule?"

Woodlore Cedar Combination Shoe Trees

'They'll keep your shoes looking (and smelling!) fresh."

Jack Spade The Gentlemen's Card Deck

"Players gonna play...and learn to tie a half-Windsor."

Tile Key Finder for iPhone and Android

'If you’re prone to losing things at home or in the office, a device like Tile will certainly make life easier."

S'well Woodgrain Water Bottle 25 Oz.

"For your dumb friend who definitely bought way more than $45 dollars worth of bottled water this year."

Braun Travel Alarm Clock

"Give your phone a rest with Dieter Rams' German classic."

Aerin Tiger's Eye Match Striker

'A stone-and-brass match striker is sort of genius. For the dad who has everything."

Master & Dynamic MH40 Over Ear Headphones

'Old-school materials give the MH40s throwback appeal: They're cloaked in heavy-grain leather and have forged aluminum ear cups with hard-wearing stainless steel fittings. But their leak-free sound is modern: 45mm drivers feature thumping bass and deep mids."

Blue Mo-Fi Headphones with Integrated Audiophile Amplifier

'Thanks to a built-in amp, these cans have huge, crystal-clear sound to go with a futuristic look. And the plush ear cups and padded head strap make them surprisingly comfortable."

Beats Powerbeats 2 Wireless In-Ear Headphones

'The world's most recognizable headphone brand aims to transform your workout with wireless, sweat-resistant sports earbuds, designed with help from Lebron James."

Shure SE846-CL Sound Isolating Earphones

'Even some high-end in-ears lack great, visceral bass, but not these Shures, which offer perfect clarity, plus what feels like a giant subwoofer inside your head."

Teenage Engineering OP1 Portable Synthesizer

'This synthesizer, sampler and sequencer hooks up to your computer, it's ready to play right out of the box, has pro-level features – and is really fun to use."

Bob Dylan - The Basement Tapes Complete

'Rambling, overlong, disjointed, essential: These six discs (plus essays and rare photos) are a must for any serious Dylan fan."

DesignPOP, Game-Changing Designs From The Last Few Decades

"DesignPop, which, in the spirit of its title, has a hot-magenta cover with a blast of chartreuse, seeks to identify game-changing designs from the last couple of decades."

Art in America 1945-1970: Writings from the Age of Abstract Expressionism, Pop Art, and Minimalism

"This is a plump, unbuttoned and convivial book, streaked like bacon with both gossip and cogitation. Here’s the art writing that emerged during the era defined by the rise of the Abstract Expressionists, painters like Pollock and de Kooning."

Sonos Play:5 Wireless Speaker for Streaming Music

"Sonos wireless speakers are an easy and elegant way to equip your whole house with a wireless speaker system that looks and sounds good. The Play:5 delivers the best sound in the Sonos family and is great for a big room."

Knowledge Is Beautiful: Impossible Ideas, Invisible Patterns, Hidden Connections Visualized

'McCandless has a gift for revealing hidden structures, patterns and connections, and ‘Knowledge is Beautiful’ is thought-provoking as well as startlingly attractive."

Where Chefs Eat: A Guide to Chefs' Favourite Restaurants

'The best chefs, like any professional critic, are putting their reputation on the line when they point you towards someone else's restaurant. A new book spills the beans on the professionals' favourite restaurants, from Edinburgh to St Ives." 

Marc By Marc Jacobs x Urbanears Humlan Headphones

'Top-notch Marc by Marc Jacobs x Urbanears headphones for label lovers."

Olloclip 4-In-1 Quick-Connect Lens Solution for iPhone

'Olloclip's brilliant little lens turn your iPhone (or Android) into a supercamera. There are various different kits and models, including a brilliant macro lens - and a selfie kit for teenagers and/or the selfie-obsessed."

Faber Castell Design Ambition Saffron Point Fountain Pen

'Sometimes in these days of styluses and tablets, we forget the joy of the good old fashioned, quality fountain pen. Requires no batteries, upgrades or downloads. Lasts forever."

Smartphone Projector

"Turns your small screen into a big screen - project your clips or films onto the wall."

Roberts Revival Mini Retro Radio

"Mini version of the classic Roberts Revival, this digital radio comes in some lovely colours, and has both DAB and FM tuners."

Q and Q Solar Power Unisex Resin Watch

"With its jovial colors and long-lasting power, this waterproof and solar-powered watch will delight the wearer."

Buckler's Daily Defense Kit

"Not many are immune to the skin-destroying effects of winter’s bluster, not even those who claim disinterest toward grooming products. For those deniers, there is this no-nonsense kit, made up of a chapped skin remedy, repairing lotion and shine-free lip balm."

Cards Against Humanity

"Cards Against Humanity is actually an inspiring story of how a bunch of college dudes were sitting in a room and wanted a more wildly inappropriate version of Apples to Apples. Presto, a pop culture phenomenon was born (as well as a way to figure out which of your housemates has the dirtiest mind)."