I am so glad that we have moved beyond getting men ties and a yearly sweater update for Christmas (though sweaters are always welcome, especially in our house where our two daughters tend to pilfer my husband’s on a regular basis). I’ve somewhat broken down my picks into the Aesthete and the Outdoorsman (though an Aesthete Outdoorsman would choose a Midget).
Some of my favorite ideas: A beautiful pen since writing during quarantine time seems like a good pastime, a have-forever camera (that really is better than the camera on any iPhone #truth), finding a vintage album of a favorite artist (or one that brings back memories), an outdoor fire pit (we bought the Solo stove below and are converts), a Swiss Army knife that leaves you prepared for anything and of course a mega watch and a really fun sports car. (Truth be told, I would gladly take most items on this page myself!)
top image: Kingsman + Johnston’s of Elgin scarf, $240; Aesop Athlete grooming kit, $140; vintage Bowie album, $35; Montblanc pen, $420; John Smedley lightweight sweater, $285; Leica D-Lux 7 digital camera, $1195; Suntory Whisky, $84; Panerai Luminor Marina Sole Blu Automatic 44mm Goldtech and Alligator watch, $22,900.