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Christmas gift guide: for him

Christmas gift inspiration for your dad, boyfriend, brother or any similarly deserving males

By Hayley Spencer
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We’ve scoured the shops for this season’s best buys to treat the men on your Christmas list. Whether they’re runners, collectors, tech lovers or travel fans, we’ve found the perfect present.

Looking for more inspiration? Check out our full Christmas gift guide.

Gifts for him

Olive Paynter jacket
Olive Paynter jacket
Photograph: courtesy Paynter Jacket co

Chore jacket

Founded by a workwear-loving couple, these unique limited-edition chore jackets are made from the best materials to last you a lifetime, or until you wear them threadbare.

£175, paynterjacket.com

Mini soccer
Mini soccer
Photograph: courtesy Sphero

Mini Soccer

Keep gadget-lovers entertained with this app-controlled robot football.

£42.74. sphero.com

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DOIY glasses
DOIY glasses
Photograph: courtesy Goodhood

DOIY Design Saguaro Cactus Glasses

For house proud guys, this glass set which looks like a cactus when stacked will go down a treat.

£45, goodhoodstore.com

Contactless payment ring
Contactless payment ring
Photograph: courtesy Fifth and Blue

Contactless payment ring

If you’ve got a mate who’s forever fumbling for their phone or Oyster at the tube gates, this contactless payment ring powered by Mastercard will save them a lot of time – and other travellers a lot of stress.

£99.99, fifthandblue.com

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Rusty Brown
Rusty Brown
Photograph: courtesy Penguin Books

Rusty Brown by Chris Ware

The latest work by beloved graphic novelist Chris Ware, Rusty Brown was more than 18 years in the making. 

£25, waterstones.com

Soar running gilet
Soar running gilet
Photograph: courtesy Soar

Ultra gilet

London brand Soar was founded to fill the gap for stylish, high-performance guys’ running gear. The featherweight ultra gilet is made from advanced fabrics to withstand all conditions. 

£135, soarrunning.com

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COS Crossbody bag
COS Crossbody bag
Photograph: courtesy COS

Small crossbody bag

Stylish, minimal and perfect for all those extra bits they’ll need to carry during the cold snap.

£55, cosstores.com

Mono watch
Mono watch
Photograph: courtesy Conran Shop

Komono Mono watch

Komono’s colourful watches are perfect for minimalists who are big on style.

£65, conranshop.co.uk

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Condor running shoes
Condor running shoes
Photograph: courtesy Veja

Condor running trainers

Vegan shoe brand Veja have just launched their first running shoes, which are perfect for urban pavement pounders. Inspired by the condor, they feature a biomimetic design, flexibility and lightweight sole.

£120, veja-store.com

Carry-on aluminium suitcase
Carry-on aluminium suitcase
Photograph: courtesy Away

Carry-on suitcase

Super durable and with plenty of nifty features such as 360 wheels and a hidden laundry bag, Away's carry-on is the ultimate gift for travel-lovers.

£225, awaytravel.com

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