I find it really hard to come up with decent presents for my Dad and Husband (not to mention my brother, father-in-law, brother-in-law, you get the picture!) Here are a few suggestions you might be interested in – a bit different from your average festive socks! This post may contain compensated links, please see my disclosure page.
Helly Hansen Boots – Gataga Prime
The Gataga Prime takes Helly’s staple 6-inch boot to another level. This full-grain leather, and soft suede alternative offers great comfort and protection for those everyday outdoor tasks. This boot will make sure you arrive in style while keeping your feet dry and protected. SRP £150
Apothic Dark Red Wine
Mr Wonders loves red wine so I was pleased to read about Apothic Dark. Following the success of Apothic Red, this month welcomes Apothic Dark – a bold new red blend that beckons a desire to taste the unknown. Rich with dark fruit flavours of blueberry and blackberry, with opulent notes of coffee and chocolate. Apothic Dark is crafted using a unique blend of dark grape varieties, that together reveal distinct textures and unlocks a new wine experience. Available from major retailers for around £10.
The Snaffling Pig – Pork Crackling Advent Calendar
I have been writing about both toy and beauty advent calendars recently, and came across this which amused me rather. Ideal for the pork scratchings fans in your life. Giant Advent Calendar of Gourmet Pork Crackling Treats. One 7g Packet behind each window. Official Snaffling Pig Co Stockists. See Amazon for the latest prices here: THE SNAFFLING PIG – GOURMET PORK CRACKLING ADVENT CALENDAR
EXPLORER’S ATLAS THE ULTIMATE GIFT FOR THE INCURABLY CURIOUS. This autumn, Collins presents the ultimate gift for travellers, map lovers and adventurers of all ages: the Explorer’s Atlas. A lavishly illustrated book of maps, Explorer’s Atlas is packed full of quirky facts and curiosities from all over the world. By Piotr Wilkowiecki and Michael Gaszyński. Published by Collins in hardback, RRP. £20. I have seen it on Amazon for less than £16. Explorer’s Atlas: For the incurably curious We have a copy of this and it’s a beautiful book. Perfect present for your Dad or Husband who has everything (though my son would love it too)!
Brown Leather Messenger Bag from Dobell
The handsome messenger bag from Dobell is crafted from a rich textured leather of the highest quality. Ideal for carrying your laptop, documents and daily work things, it’s perfect for the modern city business man. It’s compact and easy to carry thanks to the shoulder strap, while the fold over flap promises to keep your belongings safe. The interior is well-organised with compartments for your pens, smart phones and a zip pocket for your valuables. £99.99.
Harris Tweed Soft Green Check Briefcase
Luxury Soft Green Check Briefcase incorporating Harris Tweed from Dobell. Features 2 internal sections, accessory pockets, internal zip compartment, adjustable shoulder strap & 2 carry handles. £109.99.
Bon Air Spinner Large Suitcase (Red)
I love the American Tourister suitcases, they are so light and manoeuvrable. This one comes in lots of different colours, but I particularly like the bright red. It comes in at £125 for the 75cm high version. You can buy from The American Tourister.
Funshine Spinner Cabin Bag (Blue)
Medium suitcase. Perfect for a 1 week trip. It has four wheels and is 66cm high. Great quality like all of the American Tourister bags.