Ok, let’s be honest - men are SO difficult to buy Christmas Gifts for. It's even harder when you ask them what they want and they tell you "I don't mind". As a result, men tend to get functional gifts of things they use everyday, but rarely do they get something unique that has a great appeal. If you want to avoid the usual “cop out” gift of socks, or a tie, then we’ve got you covered with some really excellent, unique gifts for men this year - stocking fillers to big gifts. You'll be sure to find something a bit different, but still incredibly useful for the man in your life!
1) Gentlemen’s Hardware Credit Card Size Power Bank
For on-the-go smartphone and tablet charging, this mega 2500mAh capacity portable Power Bank will keep his gadgets charged while he’s out and about, and its pocket size makes it extremely practical for him to carry round all the time. Perfect little accessory for tech lovers and very handy for when you get caught without a flat phone battery. Check it out here.
2) Gentlemen's Hardware Shoe Shine Cigar Box
This thing is the business - not only does it look cool sitting on a shelf, but it's actually a really good retro shoe shine kit and any man knows, you just can't beat a good shiny shoe. This classic wooden cigar box has been re-purposed into a shoe shine kit and contains all the tools of a shoe-shine pro. Give him this gift, and you'll be giving him everything he needs to put his best foot forward. The perfect retro gift for gents. Check it out here.
3) Beard Buddy Grooming Kit
This vintage style Beard Grooming Kit is brilliant for any man who just loves his beard! Includes all the grooming essentials to make any beard look fabulous, including snips, trimming comb and blissful beard oil. The perfect gift for beard worshippers and comes packaged in a cool little tin. Warning - may induce excessive beard stroking! Check it out here.
4) Bartender's Mixology Kit
From Mojitos to Martinis, the Bartender's Mixology Kit contains all the essentials needed to create the perfect tipple. In this perfect addition to your home bar, the Bartender’s Mixology Kit is ideal for all those aspiring shaker makers. Unleash your inner Tom Cruise in the movie Cocktail and enjoy this brilliant gift for savory drinks lovers. Also, it's pretty good for showing off your Strawberry Daiquiri skills to visiting family at Christmas! Check it out here.
5) Casino Night Set
Who doesn’t love a good night at the Casino? Hours of fun games of all your Casino favourites, pick up this set and enjoy a flutter! This is the best way of going to a casino without having to spend a thing. Test your odds with everything you need to host your own casino night. Perfect for games lovers or good old fashioned boys nights in! Check it out here.
6) Official Porsche Carrera Model Engine Gift Set / Ford V8 Engine Set (Or Other Cool Model Making Kits)
Put together more than 300 parts to complete a fully functional, moving model of the Porsche Carrera Engine with sound!. You can’t get much cooler than this - even the ignition sparks in the cylinders are simulated by LEDs. The transparent housings make the mechanics of the motor and the structure visible and understandable from the outside, making this not only fun, but a great learning experience. Porsche not your thing? No problem - we’ve alternative Ford, BMW and Volkswagen engines too! Check them all out here.
7) Toys for BIG Boys
While Lego might not be as fun to give to an adult as a gift, we’ve got a seriously cool set of build kits for adults to really get stuck into. Trekkies will love the Star Wars Millennium Falcon Model Kit, Movie fans will love the Das Boot Submarine, VW Fans will love the Volkswagen Campervan or the Golf GTI build kit, and music fans will love the Queen, AC/DC and KISS tour trucks! Check out our totally unique and super cool range of model kits and you’ll definitely find something he’ll love to pass the hours with. Check out the full range here.
8) Smiles Folding Electric Scooter (For Adults)
This is an all round amazing eScooter. Highly compact, it folds up easily in 3 seconds and comes with a removable battery (and optional extra spare battery packs are available), so you can charge up your scooter anywhere with ease and hit the streets. The tyres are a 10 inch, anti skid and anti vibration tyre and the excellent shock absorption makes scooting on uneven pavement or speed bumps a comfortable experience.With a triple braking system, this scooter not only looks more sturdy than it's counterparts, but it actually feels it. Range 41km, max speed, 25kph. This is a must gift for any city commuter, weekend activist or just fun seeker! Check out our range of eScooters here.
9) G-Clamp Secret Bottle Opener
This is a brilliant little gadget and always raises a smile. It’s a traditional cast iron G-Clamp but comes with a bottle opener, so you can crack open a cold one in the workshop and use your favourite tool at the same time! Looks brilliant in garages / home bars / gardens. Perfect for a DIY lover or any beer lover! Check it out here.
10) City Lights Globe - 12 Inch
This is an extremely cool globe which displays the LED City Lights map of the world. Give it a whirl and marvel at the world’s night time city lights. It makes a great addition to any man cave, desk, office, or home bar - and it’s a great learning tool too. A great gift for all the travelled gentlemen out there! Check it out here.
Looking for more gift inspiration? Check out our full range of Christmas Gifts for Men, Gifts for Women, Gifts for Kids and even the family pet!