Gifts for him
Posted December 4, 2018 3:33 p.m. EST
ATLANTA -- Avoid boring gifts for guys this season and give him a gift he never knew he needed. Here are a few ideas to get you started.
Vintage Dartboard Tournament Set, $299, Restoration Hardware
This pub classic made for home features a sisal fiberboard and a chalkboard for scorekeeping. The six steel-tipped vintage wood darts have white feathers. It is all housed in an iron-latched oak cabinet.
Hugh Acheson Chef Doodles, $15, hughacheson.com
Give the gift of art from Georgia-based chef Hugh Acheson. His new collection of "chef doodles," which he hand-draws and paints, features everything from his favorite dishes and recipes to kitchen appliances and musings on life. Proceeds benefit Acheson's nonprofit, Seed Life Skills, a multimedia curriculum that serves the needs of the modern Family & Consumer Sciences. The drawings are 8.5 by 11 inches and take two weeks for processing and shipping.
Pasha Edition Noire Holiday Gift Set, $140, Cartier.com
A reinterpretation of the classic Pasha de Cartier, Pasha de Cartier Edition Noire features fresh green notes combined with amber and cedar wood. Combine it with the Grooming Oil to smooth skin and beard. The gift set also comes with a Pocket Spray for touch-ups on the run.
Harvey Collection bags from Mark & Graham, starting at $79
Men in motion will enjoy a range of bags from Mark & Graham's Harvey Collection. The bags feature pebbled leather in espresso or chocolate. Choose from a range of styles, including wallet ($79) or overnight bag ($369). For monogramming, add $9.50 to the price. Available at Markandgraham.com.
AERIN Poker Set, $2,500, Neiman Marcus
For the serious poker player, this 300-piece set comes in an embossed shagreen case with brass hardware and suede lining. It includes two decks of playing cards, an AERIN-embossed dealer button and poker chips. The set was designed by Renzo Romagnoli, whose Italian company crafts classic game sets. Get it online at neimanmarcus.com.
Baseball Stadium Screen Print Map, $55, uncommongoods.com
For the baseball fan determined to visit every ballpark in America, this interactive map is the perfect gift. Visit a ballpark and add a sticker to the map to commemorate the moment. It could take a season or an entire lifetime, but this keepsake makes it all the more memorable. The map was created by Seth and Maddy Lucas in Kansas City, Missouri.
Sonos Play: 1 Speaker, $149, Sonos.com
Thousands of reviewers can't be wrong about the quality of the Sonos sound. This mini speaker fits anywhere, but the sound will fill any room from the bathroom to the backyard. It can be mounted on a wall or stand. The sound streams over Wi-Fi, not Bluetooth, and can be connected to Amazon Echo or Dot.
Socks in a Box, $45, Tenthousandvillages.com
Choose from four collections of Socks in a Box, which each feature three pairs of socks made of a fair-trade, organic cotton blend. With the sale of each box, Conscious Step makes a donation to Room to Read, water.org, and Global Citizen. Each pair of the socks features a different small embroidered icon to represent one of the three organizations.
Kiehl's Men's Grab & Go Essentials, $48, Kiehls.com
No matter where he goes, this kit will keep his skin energized and awake. The caffeine- and vitamin-infused Facial Fuel Cleanser preps skin for shaving while the menthol and camphor in the Ultimate Brushless Shave Cream feel cooling on skin. The Facial Fuel Energizing Moisture Treatment will keep skin hydrated while the Ultimate Man Body Scrub Soap with Bran and Oatmeal ends rough skin. The Ultimate Strength Hand Salve keeps hands feeling smooth. It all comes in limited-edition packaging by artist Andrew Bannecker.
Everlane Heavyweight Cashmere Crew, $140, everlane.com
Made from thick seven-gauge cashmere yarn, this crew neck sweater will keep him warm throughout the winter season. Contrast detailing under the cuffs adds interest. The grade-A cashmere from Inner Mongolia is durable and gets softer with each wearing.
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