With Father’s Day coming up I wanted to share a few gift ideas with you. I always find presents for men harder to chose than I do presents for women. Here are a small selection of ideas (can also be useful for birthdays or other events or as presents for women too!)

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A great read would be this book by Martin Bailey:

The useful book of gadgets is only £12.99 and can be purchased from Amazon. It has some really great sections like how to recover delete computer files, check your heart rate with a monitor, how to edit photos and how to turn your car into a smart car.

It would be great for any gadget loving dad. I don’t want to give away too much but I have had a read of it and I think it is great and it has some really great reviews on Amazon!

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A tie or bow tie/accessory can also be a great gift and Dobell have a great range to pick from.

This bow tie is great at £9.99 and I love getting things from Dobell. In the past I have reviewed a mans suit and cuff links, they are always top quality and a really good price, you cant go wrong with something from their website.

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If he likes wine then you should check out Your Sommelier where you can purchase single bottles of wine or you can buy a subscription. The discovery box is £36/month so you could always buy this for one month as it is a great way to get three bottles of good quality wine. If they like the wine they can then get 20% off buying another bottle.

“Every month you will receive 3 bottles of French wine carefully selected by our Sommeliers. Your box will include matching tasting cards, which will provide information about the wine, regions, appellation and the ideal food pairing. You’ll also get our welcome binder to store your cards.” – www.yoursommelier.co.uk

I think the cards you get with the box are a great idea too 🙂

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If he is always on the go then a portable charger is a great idea. The slim power bank from Varta can be used to charge many different devices with its USB port. It is about £40 depending on where you purchase it from online but it is worth it as it can fully charge a mobile phone up to 5 times.

It would be handy to keep in the car if working away from home/office or to take on a camping trip or holiday so you can ensure your phone/camera/tablet were fully charged for the journey or if you were without a mains charger.

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If he is a car fanatic then these Armor All products will be perfect. Sometimes there is not always time to give the car a full clean so the wipes would be handy to keep in the car. I personally don’t know much about cars or cleaning them haha but my dad loves having a clean car and would really appreciate something like this.

You can buy the products online at various places or in Halfords. Most of the range are approx. £10 each depending where you buy them from.

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A new brand I have come across is CG Men they have such a great range of boxers and briefs, so something to suit anyone. They have a wide variety of colours and come packaged carefully in a stylish plain box. My husband has quite a few pairs from them and find them really comfortable and and soft to wear.

You can buy them in packs of 3 where all are the same or have a variety. They range between £20-£25 a pack depending on what colour/style you go for.

They make a great gift, everyone loves new underwear or socks!

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If he is a smoker or trying to quit then why not get a Ecigarette. The Ecigarette from Innokin is £25.99 and you can purchase different flavour e-liquids to go with it for £3.99 each.

These have been known to really help people quit smoking so if someone in your family needs help you could support them with one of these as a gift.

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Crabtree & Evelyn always have great products, they are one of my favorite brands for body products. I only recently realised they did specific products for men too.

These hair and body washes are £16 each which I think is a good price for a luxurious product like this. They have two ranges in which they offer these washes, aftershave, aftershave balm and colognes.

Moroccan Myrh – “Bring a little Moroccan sunshine to your morning with this rousing hair and body wash. Its stirring formula is enriched with naturally deodorising myrrh extract – plus some glycerine for added moisture. It works into a rich lather, sweeping away grime from your skin and leaving hair clean and soft. While invigorating scents of bergamot and cardamom will energise you for the day ahead.”

West Indian Lime – “Bring a little West Indian sunshine to your morning with this enlivening hair and body wash. Its punchy formula is enriched with naturally deodorising lime, ginger root and vetiver extracts – plus some glycerine for added moisture. It works into a rich lather, sweeping away grime from your skin and leaving hair clean and soft. While the invigorating botanical scents will energise you for the day ahead.”

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If he loves a BBQ/loves to cook then you could consider a Personalised Apron from www.funkypigeon.com for £14.99. It arrived in just a couple of days and I think it is great quality and it really is special giving someone a personalised gift.

Funky Pigeon are great for cards but they have so many other great products like t shirts, mugs, key rings etc. it is worth a look and you can order the card from there too!

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Another great idea would be a pack of good quality tea or coffee from www.coffeeandkin.co.uk

as they have such a great variety. My favorites are English breakfast and peppermint. I quite like simple flavours but they have so many others to pick from if he is more adventurous! They also have a subscription service that may be worth looking in to.

Each pack is a good size and they are £4.50 each which I think is reasonable for a good quality tea.

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Does he like gin? Have you heard of www.ilovegin.com? For £14 a month (or a one off) you will recieve:

  • A G&T tasting box delivered every month
    • 2 x Miniature Gins + 2 x tonics/mixers
    • A recipe card with tasting notes, history etc
    • Makes 4 x G&Ts
    • And a £5 voucher to spend on Gin!
  • Exclusive member-only discounts on other gin goodies in our shop.
  • Flash sales, competitions, recipes, and more.

I think this is a great way to try new gins/mixers and it is great you can buy a one off box and you aren’t tied into a subscription for a year. Pretty good considering you can make 4 drinks out of it 🙂

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Man Stuff have some really great toiletries at the moment. My husband loves using their stuff, he says they are one of the best mens brands he has tried. He got a great set from them last Christmas and loved all of their products. They are cruelty free, which I know is important to a lot of you. I really like their packaging as it seems to stand out and looks appealing.

The Man Can

£13

Contains: 100ml Face Wash, Shaving Brush, Shaving Cream and Face Towel

The Man Mug

£12

Contains: Enamel Mug, 75ml Face Scrub, 75ml Post-Shave Balm

Handy Manicure Set

£10

Contains:

Nail Clippers x2, Nail Scissors, Travel Toothbrush, Comb and Mirror

Each set is really great value and it is worth looking at what other products they have to offer.

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I hope this has given you some good ideas! 🙂

I have had to buy for my dad, my mums boyfriend, my father in law and my grandad so I have spent a while looking for ideas and wanted to share them with you.

Sarah x

I decided it was time for a new watch (see what I did there, haha!) as the only watch I wear at the moment is my apple watch but I don’t always need to track my activity and sometimes want a but of a nice looking watch for special occasions, not a big sporty looking one.

I picked up this beautiful Alienwork watch off Amazon and it was only £20.14 in the sale which I think is such a great price, especially as it was here the next day through my Amazon prime.

I went for the black version but they come in a variety of colours and are currently on a buy one get one 50% offer so great if you want to treat yourself and buy one as a gift.

The spec of the watch:

Item Shape Round
Dial Window Material Type Mineral
Display Type analogue
Clasp Type Hook Buckle
Case Material Metal
Case Diameter 40
Case Thickness 8
Band Material Stainless Steel
Band Length Men’s Standard
Band Width 20
Band Colour black
Dial Colour black
Bezel Material Stainless Steel
Movement Japanese Quartz
Water Pressure Resistance 3 bar

The watch is adjustable so can be suitable for both men and women and it is so easy to adjust as it is a milanese band. It comes in a cute little bag and case.

It is so comfortable to wear and looks really expensive!

Do you like the look of this watch? Want the chance to win one? Make sure you enter below:

Win an Alienwork Quartz Watch

Sarah x

I have previously reviewed a Globenfeld watch here and I think they are such great quality for the price! This one also came from Amazon and you can’t really go wrong with this brand.

The watch was £59.99 and you pick from three different faces: black, blue or white. I think the white will go with everything but stands out a lot more than the black.

Specifications:

Net weight 230g
Case diameter 51mm
Thickness 17.5mm
Functions

Water Resistant 30 M
12/24 time format
Day, date and month features
Alarm and chime
Stop watch
Watch back light function for night vision

I think you can agree its both stylish and functional. Do you always wear a watch?

My husband Nick wears one every day so it is nice to have a few to pick from!

Sarah x

I recently got my hands on this awesome bag from Cabin Zero. Their range of bags are designed to be the perfect size for travelling and for taking as a carry on.

They have such a great range of bags with different capacities and different designs there is something for everyone!

This bag would be great if you were going away for a couple of days and didn’t want to check in a suitcase or even if you were travelling by car or train it would be ideal. I was so surprised how much I could fit in the bag!

I really like the camo print and I feel that all of their bags are unisex.

The bag is high quality and well made, with padded arm straps and lots of compartments/pockets. If you travel a lot with a friend/partner you could both get one in different colours 🙂

Sarah x

I recently got my hands on this beautiful Mens Globenfeld watch for my husband. I wanted to give it to him as a surprise so I took a few pics on my wrist before giving it to him.

It arrived from Amazon beautifully packaged and it came really quickly. The watch comes with 5 years warranty which I think is great!

Main features:

Case Diameter: 46mm

Case Thickness: 13.5mm

Weight: 78g

Lug Width: 22mm

Strap Width: 22mm

Strap Length: 200mm

Water Resistant

Luminous Hands

Scratch Resistant Glass

The watch has quite a chunky face with a lot of dials/features and illuminated hands. It feels very durable and the time is easy to read.

As you can see below, it can be worn by women too!  The strap is made from rubber and very comfortable.

If I was to wear it I would have it on the smallest notch and it fits perfect, so this would easily fit young boys as well as men. I prefer straps like this rather than metal ones as they are so much easier to adjust.

The watch is such great quality and was only £69.99(RRP £375) which I think is a great price for a high quality watch. I will probably be borrowing this off Nick!

I never really think to look on Amazon for things like this and I can’t believe the saving 🙂

Sarah x