Christmas Gifts for Boyfriends that are Sure to Impress
Finding Christmas gifts for boyfriends doesn’t have to be a chore. No really! Think about their interests, aims and ambitions and you’ll soon have a few clues about what might make the perfect present.
Still feeling pretty clueless? Well, thankfully we can help. To save you time in your search for the best Christmas gifts for boyfriends we put out a call to our friends in the gift industry. The suggestions came pouring in and the selections were made. With a range or prices and interests covered, these Christmas gifts for boyfriends are sure to impress the man in your life and make the holidays stress-free.
Ultimate Grow Your Own Kit
If you’re boyfriend is creative in the kitchen or the garden why not support his passion with the ultimate grow your own kit. Cultivate a garden brimming with delicious vegetables, herbs and more, right from your own backyard. With an amazing variety of grow your own kits to choose from, you can grow anything from a spicy chilli collection to a fragrant herb garden. Beautifully presented, each kit has everything needed to get growing fast.
Ultimate Grow Your Own Kit (set of 4). £29.99 from Primrose.
Here Personal Globe
Trace a personal travel experience and mark the places: “I was here”. The ‘Here Globe’ starts an atlas and in just a few seconds turns into a three-dimensional globe; making a unique gift for travellers. The Here Globe stands on its own and can be placed anywhere, on a table or bookcase but also on the floor. Each globe is decorated with graphics which enhance the paper’s tactile quality and texture. The Here Globe is designed to be the world as it should be: delicate, simple, sophisticated and transparent to the point where we can always read our traces on it.
Here Globe. Prices from €25.00 at the Palomar website.
Morse Code Wrap
Got a secret nickname for your other half? Now you can shout it out loud (without anyone else knowing) with this Morse Code Wrap. Spell out your choice of word or name using a combination of solid silver dots and dashes. A constant reminder that you care and the secret you share.
Personalised Morse Code Wrap. £165.00 from Under the Rose.
Dennis the Menace Print
Revel in a childhood favourite with this brilliant ‘Dennis the Menace’ screen-print in red. Since the character’s first appearance in 1951, he has gone on to become a national mascot; a loveable scamp, instantly recognised. This bold screen-print by John Patrick Reynolds is based on an image that first appeared in an issue of The Beano annual in the 1960’s. With graphic simplicity, Dennis the Menace is captured perfectly, from the untamed explosion of black hair to the cheeky grin, which hints at the trouble to come. Each print is handmade and a limited edition. Screen printed on mould-made, cotton paper, there are just 200 copies, each one signed and numbered in pencil.
Dennis the Menace Screenprint. Prices from £40.00 (unframed) to £320.00 from The Comic Art Website.
Pembrey Black Watch
The Gents Pembrey 40mm timepiece is pure British Design. Featuring a satin black domed sunray dial with triple sub dial movement. Each watch incorporates the day, date and 24 hour indicator. A real standout feature of this watch is the Gun finish applied indexes with Sword & Dagger hands. All of these features are located under a domed mineral crystal lens, which provides a stylish, timeless finish. The outside of the case is finished in both brushed and polished stainless steel, with an added shoulder tab detailing to the black leather strap, which is backed in a soft Nubuck leather finish.
Pembrey Watch in Black. £155.00 from O.W.L Watches.
Podo Stick & Shoot Camera
Finding selfies a little limited? With Podo you can capture a picture-perfect group shot from up to 9 metres away. Preview the shot on your camera, take a pic, then watch as images get transferred wirelessly to your phone via Bluetooth. Originally launched on Kickstarter, Podo reached their $50,000 goal in just 16 hours, and exceeded it by 600% in just 23 days! Following 12 months of development, Cuckooland are the first retailers to bring Podo to the UK. With an ability to stick (and re-stick) the pocket-size camera to any flat surface with its micro-adhesive pad, you can now take all the photos you want with ease.
No. 14 Gruhme Fragrance
Give the gift of fragrance this Christmas with Gruhme No.14. A sensual aromatic woody accord with top notes of juniper berry, organic black peppercorn, bergamot, lemon and lavender, a heart of patchouli and cedar, on a base of oakwood amber musks interlaced with traces of cumin, celery seed and petitgrain. The same blend of fine ingredients are used in the No.14 that was used in the Gruhme original fragrance but at a stronger 14% concentration. This extra strength improves the longevity and gives a more concentrated burst of scent; perfect for when you are out in the evening or for those special occasions.
Gruhme No.14 Fragrance. £45.00 from Regal Gentleman.
Hampton Courts Cycling Slang T-Shirt
If you’re boyfriend loves cycling, he’s sure to love this biking-inspired piece of apparel. The ‘Hampton Courts Cycling Slang T-Shirt’ creates a new rhyming slang just for the cyclist “Hampton Courts / Lycra Shorts”. The small text under main reads: “fig.3 Cyclist Rhyming Slang”. Each t-shirt is screen printed on 100 % pre-shrunk cotton. Available in 3 sizes, the distinctive tee is sure to make any bike rider (big or small) smile. With its bright yellow backdrop, it will have them dreaming of winning the Tour as soon as they put it on.
Rhyming Slang Cycling T-Shirt. £20.00 from Love Yellow.
Build Your Own Retro Arcade Game
Last in our pick of Christmas gifts for boyfriends is this fun ‘Retro Arcade Game Kit’. Back in the day Arcade games were all the rage, before all these handheld thingamajigs and smartphone apps came along. If your other half looks back fondly at these golden days why not treat them to the Haynes Retro Arcade Game Kit? Part retro arcade classic, part Raspberry Pi, this collection of bits is your very own Pong game maker kit. You remember Pong! Two paddles and a square ball … what more could you want? Simply follow the instructions to build a classic console and you’ll soon have a slice of gaming history at your fingertips.
Retro Arcade Game Kit. £24.99 from The Fowndry.