Christmas gift guide: For Him

It's that time of the year again when its time to start thinking about Christmas shopping. I'm putting together three gift guides this year, which will be spread out across the week. Kicking off today with my gift guide for him.  I'm hoping that you will find some great ideas below for the man in your life.

Phone cases for various models| Speck | prices vary

In need of stocking filler idea? Well to kick off the gift guide why not treat the man in your life to a new phone case.  Speck sell a range of phone cases for models Apple, Samsung and Huawei. Take for example this candyshell clear case for the Samsung S7 which is certified to meet MIL-STD-810G drop test standards for military-grade protection and also resists UV yellowing. Speck makes products that are designed for impact to protect the tech you rely on. With a balance of slim lines and military-grade protection, they provide a difference you can see and feel.

Celia larger | Celia| around £2 for a 330ml bottle 

Celia larger is 100% organic and brewed using just three ingredients, CELIA Organic is a premium craft Czech lager ideal for even the most discerning lager drinker.  Moravian malt sourced from the Bohemian region, 100% locally sourced organic Saaz hops and sand-filtered water from the Žatec foothills combine to create a delicious, refreshing lager with a delicate bitterness and a hint of citrus, which also has the added benefit of being gluten free. Why not buy a couple of bottles to pop into a hamper, Christmas stocking or as a stand alone gift.

Ion8 leakproof steel flask/waterbottle| Leakproof| prices vary 

Need a gift for a man that's always on the go? Than a flask to keep his drinks hot/cold should be a hit. These Ion8 flasks are 100% leak proof, BPA free, reusable and refillable insulated stainless steel. The ridged cap opens with just one twist, and the wide mouth provides a smooth, rapid flow. ThermoShield double walled vacuum insulated 18/8 stainless steel keeps your drink at the perfect temperature. Keeps drinks hot for up to 12 hours, or keeps water chilly cold for up to 24 hours. These drinks bottles stay sweat and condensation free. No concerns about rings on your table or dampness in your bag. 

Plug and play retro TV games | Iwantoneofthouse| £12.99

If like my husband you know someone who loves his retro games, than they will love the plug and play retro TV games. Transport him back to the days of pong, space base and many more. The controller is compact and portable and connects easily to your TV. With over 200 games he will be spoilt for choice and it will keep him busy for a few hours.

Thumbs Up Retro Handheld Console| Ryman |£19.99 

If the plug and play isn't their kind of thing the Thumbs Up Retro Handheld Console might be! Let him relive the glory days of 8-bit gaming with this pocket sized, portable games console. He can enjoy classic games like Tic Tac Toe, Connect Four or shooting the enemy and collecting coins, no matter his preference he'll be sure to find some of his old favourites.

Any Sharp pro knife sharpener | Amazon | £24.99

Does your man love cooking up a storm in the kitchen? Then this knife sharpener is 100% worth getting. The unique, patented Any Sharp knife sharpener uses tungsten carbide technology to extend the life of almost any knife. Any Sharp works on virtually any knife, including expensive hardened steel knives, chef's knives and even serrated blades (like serrated bread knives and hunting knives), making it unlike any knife sharpener, sharpening steel or sharpening stone you've ever used. The Any Sharp has a handy safety feature the powergrip suction base which fixes to any smooth surface. Don't let how little it is put you off as its one heck of a knife sharpener and worth every penny. 

Family Quiz | Amara| £20

From experience I've found that games seem to be a big hit when it comes to gift ideas. The family quiz game is ideal for all quiz lovers. it’s time to host the ultimate Family Quiz from the comfort of your own home. Gather up your family as you test your trivia knowledge and compete to get your hands on the coveted winner’s trophy! 
The set contains: 100 question cards and 6 joker cards, answer pad, rules of play, wipe clean scoreboard,chalk and a cardboard trophy.

Supreme snoozer | go-travel products | £14.99

An ideal gift for a businessman with a long commute or those who travel light, the Supreme Snoozer Pillow from Go Travel is the ultimate hand luggage companion. Packing down to palm-size, it fits in any type of hand luggage with little impact on space.  This cosy design combines the comfort of a foam top with the convenience of an inflatable base and the removable, soft, jersey jacket feels like home.  The unique flatback shape is ideal for upright sleeping to make those 40 winks all the more perfect whether on the train or in-flight. 

The Slip| go-travel products | £7.99

Perfect for the daily commute, business trips or travelling afar, The Slip from Go Travel makes a fantastic stocking filler - a micro-sized card wallet with a technical twist. Offering RFID protection from electronic pick-pocketers, it keeps the sensitive data on your cards fully concealed.  It’s so discreet you can even attach it to the back of your phone or slip it in a shirt pocket on a night out with the fellas.  Skimmers are invisible and not just in search of your beer money but often your I.D, make sure your man is not a victim this year.  The soft magnetic closure is also a lifesaver to keep his cards in place.

Shave facial essentials | Men-U | £29.95

The men-ü Shave Facial Essentials kit has everything you need to put an end to bad, patchy shaves and leave your man with healthy, smooth skin - every time. The set contains the PRO BLACK Shaving Brush, the man-made bristles offering improved hygiene and crème distribution compared to badger hair brushes that absorb more product. The men-ü Healthy Facial Wash, Matt 'Skin Refresh' Gel, and Facial Moisturiser Lift, cleanse, tone and moisturise to complete the shaving process. 

Joby GorillaPod Griptight one | Joby| £18.95

The world famous Gorillapod has been the staple accessory in photographers kits and now they're available for mobile shooters too. Mount it. Hold it. Wrap it. Stand it. Discover the world’s most compact solution for mobile content creation! The streamlined GripTight™ ONE is available as a mount only, with Micro Stand, GorillaPod® or bundled with the Magnetic GorillaPod and the Impulse remote camera controller. GripTight ONE is always up for exploring extreme angles while keeping a firm grasp on your phone

Result Work-Guard Brink Stretch Jacket| ppeworksolutions | £38.94

ppeworksolutions sell a wide range of work wear for those working in the construction industry. However you don't need to be working in construction to wear this gorgeous looking work-guard brink jacket. The jacket is stylish and you can get away with it being  worn everyday especially,  during these colder months. The jacket features a hard wearing soft shell, stand up collar,  warm inner micofleece, multiple zips, chunky knitted ribbed waist, cuff and inner collar with a durable water repellent finish.

* We were gifted all these items featured for the purpose of this gift guide. All views and opinions are 100% my own.

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