Craig of That Dapper Chap puts together his top ten items for Christmas 2016
With Christmas looming just around the corner and gifts to buy for your nearest and dearest, I’ve done some of the hard work for you, particularly when it comes to that special guy in your life. There’s something here to suit all budgets and all styles (just so long as they’re dapper)
The weekend bag
Available in black, coffee, mahogany and walnut, the Korchmar Lux Jefferson weekend bag has enough room for that city break or business trip, and will see you good for a few years to come. Very stylish, it’s made from full grain leather and features solid brass hardware.
The Shaving Kit
If you or your favourite guys likes to keep a smooth chin, get him the Gentlemans Tonic shaving kit from Mankind. With a trio of products to give him the closest shave, it contains pre-shave oil, shave cream and an aftershave balm. Not only that but you also get a great Badger hair brush.
The Print Shirt
This is the Studio Paisley shirt from White Stuff and will be your party shirt for the festive season. The print, designed in house by the White Stuff team is a fancy paisley design in purple, blues and greens. Wear with smart jeans and brogues for a relaxed party look.
This tan leather wallet with cardsafe™ from Marks & Spencer is not only stylish and functional but the technology built into its lining will protect your cards from scanners and radio waves designed to take unwanted payments from your contactless cards.
The Statement Jacket
Cut a dash at your Christmas or New Year party in this stunning floral jacquard blazer from Ted Baker at House of Fraser. Team with a crisp white shirt and black slim fit trousers. Add some patent leather shoes and you’re ready to party.
With head notes of brandy, this masculine and long lasting fragrance from Penhaligon’s London with it’s stags head topper is a great Christmas gift. Part of the Portraits collection, launched in September 2016 The Tragedy of Lord George smells incredible!
The Camel Coat
This camel wool blend coat from Next is going to see you through the winter weather that’s coming our way. Wear it over your suit to the office or dress it down at weekends with jeans, a sweater and some great boots.
We all know the Daniel Wellington watch with it’s cool Nato bands, but they now offer a classic style watch with a leather strap. Meet the Daniel Wellington ‘Dapper’ watch. Simple and sophisticated, it’s going to suit most guys.
In the colour of the season this crew neck Merino wool sweater from Next is a must have. Layer over a T-Shirt and cotton shirt for ultimate warmth on those snowy days.
Beautifully displayed in a sturdy box, this luxury collection of cheery socks will see you through those dull days and add some interest to your ankles. From the guys at the London Sock Co, the set comprises of 15 pairs of designer socks.
Thanks for checking out my gift guide. Whatever you choose to buy for that special guy in your life we wish you a very happy Christmas from all at That Dapper Chap.