A few useful gift ideas we’re sure the guys will love.

The holidays are a time for giving and sharing, and with it comes the pain-staking task of trying to find the perfect gifts for your family and loved ones.

While the options may be endless when it comes to choosing something cute for your sister or best friend, the saying ‘men are hard to shop for’ really comes to life during this time of the year.

We’ve put together a holiday gift guide to help ease the pressure when shopping for the different guys in your life.

1 Tommy Boy Cologne 

This youthful fragrance, with fresh notes and fruity undertones, is the perfect scent for after a workout or a zesty spritz straight out the shower.

Holiday gift guide for men

Where Superbalist
Cost R775


2 Plaited Leather Belt 

Dressed up with a chino and smart shoe, or dressed down with khaki shorts and a linen shirt for a laid-back beach party, this plaited leather belt from Trenery will add a classy element to almost any outfit.

Holiday gift guide for men

Where Trenery at Woolworths, available in-store or online
Cost R559.20


3 Happy Socks

For some reason, guys are ALWAYS in need of extra pairs of socks. Why not add some vibrant personality to the wardrobe of any guy in your life with a pair of Happy Socks? This Christmas gift-set includes three pairs, adorned with holiday prints and colours, all neatly packaged in a box.

Where Superbalist
Cost R549


4 Modern Gent Shaving Kit

This collection of expert shaving care products will give any guy a taste for the finer things in life. Enriched with Maca Root and organic brazil nut oil, each product, designed specifically for male skin care, will ensure unkempt beards are a thing of the past and pampering sessions a newfound pleasure.

holiday gift guide for men

Where The Body Shop
Cost R425


5 Solar Power Bank

For the techy guy who always needs to stay connected online, this solar power bank will ensure his gadgets will never deplete their battery power, no matter where he is. Solar and USB chargeable, it lets you charge your mobile phone, smart phone, tablets, GPS and even your GoPro.


Where Cape Union Mart
Cost R550


6 Military Duffel 

For the guy on the go, this 100% leather duffel bag by FPS Collection, is the ideal combination of practicality and aesthetic and will make a convenient travel companion or perhaps a stylish gym bag.


Where Superbalist
Cost R2499


7 Classic Travel Wallet 

For the jet-setter, this stylish leather travel wallet will ensure all his cash and important documents are safe and neatly arranged while he’s on the go.

Where Trenery, Woolworths. Available in-store or online
Cost R799.20


8 Paragliding Voucher 

If you’re located in Cape Town, take advantage of all the exciting outdoor activities available during the summer season and gift your man with voucher for an extreme-sport – paragliding perhaps? Icarus Tandem Paragliding will give you and your partner a 10 – 30 minute flight where you can get a once-in-a-lifetime birds-eye view of the beautiful city and it’s surroundings.

Holiday gift guide for men

Where icarusparagliding.co.za
Cost R1300 – R1850


9 Macally Bamboo Laptop Stand

A stylish laptop accessory is something everyone can appreciate and for those for those guys who are often glued to their desks, this sleek bamboo laptop stand with a built-in cooling fan by Macally, will definitely be an appropriate gift.

holiday gift guide for men


Where takealot.com
Cost R709


10 Go PRO Hero 5 Black Action Camera 

Any adrenaline junkie or adventure-loving lad will appreciate this nifty little gadget. The Go PRO Hero 5 Black Action Camera boasts 4K video, crystal clear audio, pro-photo quality, GPS and even a waterproof exterior, so now he’ll have even more reason to venture to the unknown.


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Where Cape Union Mart
Cost R6999


AUTHOR: Farah Khalfe

Categories: Lifestyle