View this years top 33 picks for the 2017 holiday season.
by Taryn Paulson
Link to view PDF: Holiday Gift Guide 2017
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- MOLTON BROWN LONDON
MEN’S CARRY-ON SET
Made in the U.K, the Molton Brown London Men’s Carry-On set boasts grooming essentials for skin, hair and body in travel friendly sizes. Perfect for the frequent flier who values on-the-go travel friendly sizes the Molton Brown London Men’s Carry-On Set includes Black Peppercorn Body Wash (3.3 oz.), Indian Cress Purifying Shampoo (3.3oz.), Ultra-Light Bai Ji Hydrator (1 oz.), Balancing Face Wash (1 oz.), and Skin-Calm Shaving Cream (1 oz.).
- JOHN VARVATOS
CATSKILL LEATHER & WOOL LACE-UP BOOTS
American contemporary menswear designer John Varvatos’handcrafted charcoal leather Catskill lace-up ankle boots feature a boil padded tongue and collar. Finished with black waxed laces and antique gunmetal-tone hardware, the Catskill Leather and Wool Lace-Up Boots are handcrafted in Italy and available in Charcoal/ Black.
- BAXTER OF CALIFORNIA
SAFETY RAZOR SET
The Baxter of California Double Edge Safety Razor Set features a Double Edge Safety Razor, Silver Tip Badger Brush and stand. The Silver Tip Badger Brush helps distribute shaving cream evenly, while The Double Edge Safety Razor removes hair close to the skin’s surface to ensure a flawless shave. These two tools come with a stand that keeps them off your counter and in good condition. The sleek design is finished in chrome for a modern and sophisticated look.
ECLIPSE STYLUS BALLPOINT PEN, BLACK
An ideal gift for any occasion,
the 5 x 1/4’’ Swarvoski Eclipse Stylus Ballpoint Pen combines style with functionality with this sophisticated two-in-one stylus and ballpoint pen. Glittering with around 400 black and gold-toned Ultra Fine Crystal Rocks, a black lacquered metal barrel, 18k rose gold-plated metal details and a clip showcasing the signature Swarovski logo, the design crystalizes the stylus’ elegance and functionality.
- DAVID YURMAN
CHEVRON CUFF LINKS
Developed by American jewelry designer and entrepreneur, David Yurman, the 22 x 12 mm sterling silver ‘Chevron’ Cuff Links make the perfect gift for someone who values iconic pieces that are both style statements and works of art, the Cuff Links are sleek, stylish and sophisticated.
Hemp Oil Liposomes enable your body to absorb cannabinoids in an optimum way. Just a quick spray under the tongue from the convenient pump dispenser and you’re good to go…Elixinol CBD Oil Capsules, made with only natural ingredients, delivers a full spectrum of cannabinoids into your system effectively and with quick absorption.
elixinol.com $34.99 – $129.99
- BROOKS BROTHERS
MEN’S LEATHER TIE CASE
Brooks Brothers’ 15 ¾” x 5 ¾ Men’s Leather Tie Case features removable button snaps, signature fleece lining and calfskin leather. Holding up to two ties, the leather tie case is an ideal gift for the traveling man on the go who values quality, craftsmanship and organization.
SLIM FIT MICRODOT DRESS SHIRT
The Slim Fit Microdot Dress Shirt by Eton is a nod to classic design with a modern touch. Woven from cotton in a microdot print and topped with a point collar, the Slim Fit Microdot Dress Shirt is the perfect gift for a sharp dresser who values both comfort and style.
MUST DE CARTIER SMALL LEATHER GOODS SIX CREDIT CARD WALLET
The wallet is a fashionable black calfskin wallet that accommodates up to six credit cards. Featuring the signature Cartier logo, the calfskin wallet boasts a sleek stainless steel finish.
- SIR JACKS
SIX-OUNCE PEWTER HAMMERED LEATHER ENCASED HIP FLASK
The six-ounce Pewter Hammered Leather Encased Hip Flask by Sir Jacks is the perfect gift for someone who values masculine design.
- JO MALONE
LIME BASIL & MANDARIN COLOGNE
British perfumer Jo Malone’s signature Lime Basil and Mandarin Cologne features a peppery basil and aromatic white thyme. This fruity and fragrant cologne marries lime basil and mandarin to echo the citrus scent of the Caribbean breeze.
- TOM FORD
T LINED GRAINED LEATHER MEDIUM BRIEFCASE
American fashion designer Tom Ford’s sophisticated 43 x 32 x 16 cm
T Line Grained Leather Medium Briefcase features grained leather, signature large double zip fastening, ‘T’ Detail handles and the signature Tom Ford embossed logo padlock. Boasting ivory cotton blend twill lining, vintage palladium hardware and internal zipped pockets the T Line Grained Leather Briefcase is a perfect gift for the fashion forward business man.
- RELATED GARMENTS
BAJA EAST X RELATED GARMENTS MEN’S BOXER BRIEF 3-PACK
Committed to style and comfort, Related Garments collaborated with luxury fashion brand Baja East to create the Ménage à Trois package which includes three pairs of boxer-briefs featuring the signature Baja East logo. Offering a premium super soft fabric, while maintaining structure and support, the edges of the boxer-briefs have a lightly-distressed finish adding a modern look to the undergarments.
Vifa’s Oslo speaker is a perfectly groomed Bluetooth loudspeaker including a powerful battery with magnificent musical capabilities. A nod to the brand’s northern European roots, the Oslo is one of Vifa’s five speakers all named after corresponding cities in northern Europe. Available in seven color options, the Oslo is functional, durable and designed to complement your interior.
The beautifully handcrafted LCD-2, the planar magnetic headphone that put Audeze on the high-end map, delivers audiophile quality, low-distortion sound that articulates the power and nuance of your favorite music. The LCD-2 is the most forgiving of poor recordings in the LCD Collection with a beautiful, musically rich presentation that communicates the warmth, power and glory of music.
- IRON & RESIN
SONS OF TRADE PIONEER BACKPACK
The Sons of Trade Pioneer Backpack is a stylish outdoor inspired roll-top backpack featuring spacious single-compartment interior, a black metal adjustable hook closure a, large front pocket with a leather flap and snaps designed for security and seamless use. The backpack boasts adjustable nylon backpack straps with thick padding, plus top grab handle for hand-carrying. Constructed from sturdy canvas with reinforced bottom and easy-to-clean custom branded lining, leather accents and industrial metal hardware make this backpack stylish, sporty and one of a kind.
- MICHAEL KORS
BALLISTIC NYLON GYM BAG
The Ballistic Nylon Gym bag by Michael Kors is durable, spacious and perfect for carrying your work out gear. Featuring double top handles, an adjustable/removable shoulder strap, an outside front zip, two inside mesh expandable pockets, one inside open pocket and two outside end footwear pockets, this gym bag is the perfect gift for someone serious about style, fitness and luxury.
- STADLER FORM
Designed by Carlo Borer for Stadler Form, Otto is an ultra-quiet industrial-strength fan, defined by elegance and craftsmanship, the only one of its kind handcrafted from wood over a 21-hour process. The elemental quality of the wood contrasted to the industrial steel components creates an intriguing composition, standing as a focal point in a contemporary space or an eclectic staple among traditional decor throughout the whole year.
- SHAKER 33
The Shaker 33 is made of lightweight acrylic and finished in stainless steel and its 24oz. large format enables large cocktail batches to be mixed at once. It’s leak-proof with an easy open lid with a Dual Flow strainer for a slow or a quick pour.
shaker 33.com $40
PARIS IPHONE 6 CASE
The Givenchy Paris iPhone 6 Case is a leather case featuring a raised Givenchy logo graphic. The 2.5” X 5.5” X 0.3” case secures the iPhone while providing a sleek and fashion forward design. Available in black, the Givenchy Paris iPhone 6 Case is the perfect gift for someone who values both modern and masculine design.
OLSEN MOCCASIN SLIPPER
Available in three colors: Black, Chestnut and Espresso, the suede Olsen Moccasin Slipper was developed with comfort in mind. Lined with cozy, dream-soft genuine shearling, the Olsen is perfect for someone who values comfort and relaxation.
ALTA STAINLESS STEEL
Available in small/medium, thief sleek, hand-polished Alta bracelet is made from solid stainless steel for a stylish and modern look. Compatible with Alta HR and Alta trackers, Fitbit’s Alta Stainless Steel metal band is not sweat or water resistant. Fitbit recommends limited or no contact with moisture to reduce tarnishing or damage.
The Colibri Explorer is designed to carry up to a dozen Churchillsize
cigars (7” x 54)—six in each pocket. The pockets are built of a fabric mesh to allow some air and moisture flow within the case. The leather case is sturdy and re-enforced to keep its shape and keep the cigars safe. The tight-seal zipper forms a protective barrier between the cigars and the environment by restricting airflow in and out of the case and minimizing fluctuations in humidity. Integrated into the front exterior of the Explorer is a pocket with an internal divider for conveniently carrying a lighter and a cigar cutter.
- BALLPARK BLUEPRINTS
FENWAY PARK (BOSTON RED SOX),
SMALL BLACK FRAME
Original blueprints are printed at Classic Color, a renowned, custom print company in Broadview, IL. The creation of the blueprint designs involves detailed photography of each venue coupled with a time-intensive, hand-rendered digital creation process. After this process has been completed, detailed information, such as architect, construction details, seating capacity, etc., is researched and added in. Once the digital file has been completed, Classic Color produces the final print using a custom-blended ink created exclusively for Ballpark Blueprints, printed on a museum-quality paper known for its smoothness and archival qualities.
- SECRET SPIRITS
SCOTCH WHISKY ADVENT CALENDAR
Featuring 25 Scotch whiskies personally selected and sourced from some of the top independent bottlers in Scotland. The regions of Islay, Highlands, Speyside, Lowlands, Islands and Campbelltown are all represented. With a focus in Single Malt the Advent Calendars also
offers a chance to explore the entire range of Scotch Whisky styles including, Blended malts, Single Grain and Blended Scotch. Half the whiskies are generally 18 years and above with day 25 topping 30 years old.
The VertuoPlus revolutionized the single-serve coffee industry with the ability to brew both large-cup, high-quality coffee and authentic espresso. The technology of VertuoPlus only requires the touch of a single button to open the machine, brew the coffee and eject the capsule ensuring exceptional convenience and flexibility for a superb blend.
CONNOISSEUR WINE SAVER CARAFE
A must-have wine saver carafe for any wine connoisseur. The rubber seal lid prevents spill and is designed to maintain fresh wine for up to a week. It features a float that seals the wine creating a physical barrier between the liquid and oxygen in the air, preventing oxidation.
savinowine.com $30 plastic model | $60 glass model
- SOUND OASIS
BST-400 STEREO BLUETOOTH SLEEP SOUND SYSTEM
The Sound Oasis Stereo Bluetooth. sound machine and speaker features high quality aluminum construction to ensure a durable high quality experience. The super bass stereo sound from the dual speaker and subwoofer system echoes a life like reproduction of music and sounds. The flexibility of this sound machine allows you to play high quality built-in sounds or stream music via Bluetooth.. Turn your device into the ultimate white noise machine using our white noise App, stream relaxing sleep music from your phone or play high fidelity white noise and nature sounds from the built-in sound card.
The VX2 V-Cut is engineered to create the optimal depth of a v-cut, ensuring plenty of draw without damaging your cigar cap. The inverted stainless steel blade provides inward pressure to the cap of the cigar during the cut, preventing the cap from expanding and splitting.
The high-performance supercar-inspired HP4 Lighter was engineered
to deliver optimum performance and output. The dominant appearance of the HP4 embodies a newly designed chassis. The manual flip-top lid not only protects the quad jets, but also retracts more than 90 degrees ensuring plenty of room to light small or large ring gauge cigars.
- BROOKLYN BUTCHER BLOCKS
BRICKWORK END-GRAIN CUTTING BOARD
These heirloom quality butcher blocks are made in Brooklyn, USA.
They’re offered in maple with walnut wood or walnut and cherry wood. The reinforced biscuit joints for add guaranteed strength and durability. Dimensions: 12” x 18” x 2”.
NIKE TERRA SERTIG
Constructed with water resistant comfort and rugged traction front of mind, the Nike Terra Setting Men’s Boot is an ideal shoe for hikes and rough weather days. Built with water-resistant textile construction, synthetic mudguard, rubber outsole with aggressive traction patterns, and reflexive details the Nike Terra Sertig ensures high quality, sleek design and optimal durability.