If you’ve been lying awake and night tossing and turning over what to get the special someone in your life for their birthday or anniversary then don’t panic! Even though the shops keep telling us that our husbands would love a drone, star wars lego set or a zorbing session you know that your partner would rather dance naked than wear The Simpson’s socks to work. For instance, one upon a time it was customary for both halves of a couple to give each other candy, while your partner may not go crazy for sweets he’d probably love a subscription to an artisan beer club!
It was once seen as the height of fashion to give men loud, in-your-face strongly scented cologne that they would spray liberally around themselves and the home. Thankfully, fragrance makers have toned things town a notch, and there are now subtly scented, masculine fragrances and aftershaves on the market. Dior’s Sauvage has woody undertones, a delicately spiced middle note and an almost fruity freshness that smells amazing but doesn’t overpower it’s natural, clean aesthetic. Another option if he works away on business, a lot or likes to freshen up at work is to gift him a travel set containing a moisturizer, aftershave and deodorant stick that can also be used a wash bag afterward.
Smart watches are the ideal gift for busy people as they can check calls, texts, and emails on the go as well as receiving daily notifications. It’ll also be able to keep an eye on their health by recording their heart rate, number of steps and, if pre-programmed, the amount of water they drink. Don’t be afraid to think outside the box and buy him a piece of jewelry either! Lots of guys prefer to wear their wedding rings on chains, especially those who work in active roles, or like to have a wrist cuff or chunky link bracelet. Frost nyc have some unique mens gold bracelets that look lovely on their own but paired with an Apple watch would really stand out. Remember, guys wrists tend to be much bigger than women’s so take a cuff he already has, or sneakily wrap a tape measure around his wrist when he’s sleeping.
Even though we’re now entering the age of contactless payments most guys still like the idea carrying around a wallet. Firstly, it means they have somewhere to keep all their credit cards as well as any loose notes or change and secondly in the absence of a bag or purse if they need to write something down or give out a business card they don’t need to dig around in their jacket pocket. Try to avoid cheaper brands where the leather will be of an inferior quality and the stitching is more prone to coming loose. While phone cases that have room for bank cards and cash are, in theory, a good idea, think about what would happen his phone was stolen? It’s always best to keep the majority of your belongings separate as well as to potential avoid card clash.