Christmas gift guide: For him


1 Monocle man

Travel Teq leather carrier

Sturdy and elegant, a leather carrier is a staple for the working man. It can carry a laptop, documents and more all in one. Function, durability and style all wrapped up just for your man at Christmas! $5,700, WOAW, 11 Gough St, Central, 2253 1313; 


2 Music cum high fashion

Dolce and Gabbana Handmade Headset


The Grado Lab X Dolce and Gabbana headphones balance quality sound and style. The exceptionally handcrafted mahogany wood and superb sound can satiate any dapper and dandy audiophile. $18,500,Dolce and Gabbana Shop G2, Alexandra Hse, 18 Chater Rd, Central, 2877 5558; 


3 A close shave

Baxter Shave 1.2.3 Kit

This gift is perfect for those fine gentlemen and scholars who appreciate the traditional luxury of a lathered-up badger brush and a super-close shave. $654, Konzepp, 50 Tung St, Sheung Wan, 2803 0339; 


4 A clever jock

Monsieur Lacenaire Teddy Jacket

An ideal addition to a hipstery, street style gent’s closet. This clever take on a classic silhouette is as cute as it is classy and would match well with his moustache and pompadour. $2,980, Kapok, 5 Francis Yard, Wan Chai, 2549 9254; 


5 A throwback to Sherlock

MMT pocket watch

Elementary, my dear Watson. Made from walnut wood and coming with a leather strap, this pocket watch is a simple but unique novelty piece that would have looked grand on Holmes. Classics always make a comeback and this sleek and minimalistic choice varifies that notion. $1,980, Kapok, 5 Francis Yard,
Wan Chai, 2549 9254; 


6 Refined drinker 

Club Monaco calf hair flask

This classy navy calf hair and leather trim on-the-go drinking buddy should help your guy get through the visits from the family over the holidays. You can both take turns taking swigs to ease the holiday stress.
$590, Club Monaco, New World Twr 2, 16-18 Queen’s Rd C, Central, 2118 2987;


7 A strapping strap

Ted Baker belt

It’s the fine details and accessories which complete a man’s outfit. Opt for this brilliant belt to add a bit of flair to the usual formal wear. $800, Ted Baker, Shop 2216, 2/F, Gateway Arcade,
Harbour City, Tsim Sha Tsui,
2377 9710;


8 Silver dollar money bag

Givenchy Bi-Fold Metallic Wallet

A slick and sexy wallet for your man to keep his notes in and a little something extra to flash when he treats you on an awesome date. $1,970, Backroom; 


9 Whisky bar luxury in a trunk 

Johnnie Walker x Alfred Dunhill travellers’ trunk

Whisky lovers, dapper fellows and world-class gentlemen can all enjoy travelling first class with this limited edition travellers’ trunk, complete with quality whisky and accessories. $66,000, Alfred Dunhill, G5 & 115-116 Prince’s Bldg, 10 Chater Rd, Central, 2524 3663; 


10 Rebellious gent

Givenchy horn cufflinks

A special pair of cufflinks adds flair to an otherwise boring shirt. And these Givenchy beauts add a touch of edge with their horn shapes. $2,530, Givenchy, Shop 1020A, Elements, 1 Austin Rd W, Tsim Sha Tsui, 2866 0377; 


11 Sleek and polished

Squarestreet honey white watch

For those days when your chap wants to dress down, this white watch can give him an understated, casually elegant look. It’s a clean and sleek accent during the dark winter. $1,280, 15squarestreet, 15 Square St, Sheung Wan, 2362 1086; 


12 Dapper dude

5fivever Gin and Tonic bow tie

Okay, Donald Tsang might have put us off bow ties, but they’re still a must for the well-dressed gent (think Ryan Gosling and Daniel Craig). Unleash your stylish side with this bold, sophisticated number. $249, 5 Fivever; 


13 Eye spy a gift for the hipster guy

Neo-Ne Mr Z glasses

Created by local designer Leo Li, these classic round acetate frames give the old tortoise shell a refreshing twist with an eccentric touch of purple. This cool eyewear adds a dash of charm  and wit to your guy’s every day ensembles. $980, Walk on Water, 2/F, 14 Yiu Wa St, Causeway Bay, 2893 9116;


14 Comfy on the feet

Thorocraft woven shoes


Oxford shoes are the epitome of debonair. Spoil your guy with these fancy but affordable woven pieces, which are entirely handcrafted from top quality leather. They’re a super stylish yet casual statement that’s sure to impress. $1,785, Konzepp, LG/F, 50 Tung St, Sheung Wan, 2803 0339; 


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