Each Christmas, various shops and websites come up with lists of expensive gifts to entice customers with. Handmade items, once-in-a-lifetime trip deals, and other outrageously priced goods have become frequent contenders to the status of best luxury gifts for men along the years.
While these articles are a fun read, they seem to get more ridiculous every year. Does he really need a $41,000 weekly shoe subscription (Net-A-Porter suggested it last year)? Probably not. Our own picks for the top 20 luxury gifts for men are a bit more affordable and realistic. We selected a few collectables, fashion items, and gadgets, the perfect counterpart for our women’s list.
1. Deakin & Francis Golf Ball Cufflinks
With a traditional and elegant design, these tiny golf ball cufflinks are the perfect gift for both golf players and spectators. It can be a gift of celebrating a hobby or an exceptional win. Enameled in a bright white sterling silver, the cufflinks crafted are hallmarked for authenticity. The gift is packaged in a gorgeous Deakin & Francis cufflink box.
2. Emporio Armani Chronograph Watch
This classy chronograph watch from Armani is the perfect example of fashion meets function. For easy access, the stainless steel case comes with a date window and a black dial. At the same time, the stainless steel bracelet adds a nice weight and a handsome finishing touch. The luxurious piece will lend sophistication to any attire.
3. Gucci Coda High-Top Sneaker
Are you looking to improve his off-duty days? Add this fantastic pair of high top sneakers from Gucci to the shopping chart. Manufactured from ultra-luxurious leather, the sneakers come with the Italian brand’s signature in web detailing, as well as a comfortable rubber sole embossed with the Gucci script. In addition to ripped jeans and a white tee, these are the finishing touch to a covetable weekend look.
4. Tom Ford Suede Backpack
Any of Tom Ford’s products are sure to catch his eye, but look at this Buckley backpack. Sports-luxe style meets city smart with the generously-sized bag that aims to accommodate a busy lifestyle. The Italian-made backpack is made of soft suede and boasts a padded laptop compartment in addition to multiple pockets for easy access. Interested in other backpacks or camping gear? Read more here.
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When did a gift tie ever go wrong? And when you trust the master Neapolitan tailors at Isaia with your next acquisition, you’ll have some exceptionally crafted neckwear to be proud of. Why not let him open this gift early? This way, he can boast it to all of his upcoming holiday parties.
6. Louis Vuitton Wallet
There’s something grand about a wallet that’s worth more than the money inside of it. This Marco wallet by LV is truly a gorgeous way to make him feel appreciated. Crafted in supple Epi leather, the item offers an elegant way to carry around cards, cash and coins. Thanks to its functional square shape, the wallet fits comfortably in any pocket. Score more points with him by customizing the item with his initials.
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If you’re looking for luxury gifts for men who travel, you’ve hit jackpot with this pure cashmere travel set. The material offers warmth and softness, feels amazing against the skin, and it’s also a smart investment. The set includes a generous-sized blanket, a soft eye mask, and a pair of cashmere socks. You will make him feel like he’s always traveling in first class!
8. Balmain Biker Jacket
What man does not love to adopt the tough look from time to time? This exclusive biker jacket from Balmain, with its super-soft leather finish, will definitely do the trick. Traditionally crafted with genuine shearling, it boasts a pleasant structured design and silver-tone hardware for accents. The jacket matches any kind of layering, from weekend denim to tailored separates.
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9. AMOUAGE Men’s Dia EDP Spray
If the man on your list is looking to find a new fragrance, why not consider something from Amouage? The citrus top notes of this particular scent, Dia EDP, are meant to offer a subtle daywear. Amouage did not spare any details with it; top notes are incense, labdanum, cardamom, and bitter orange. Middle notes are peony, orris root, plum, and ylang-ylang, while base notes are leather, vetiver, amber, Brazilian rosewood and patchouli.
10. Luxury Lodge Hideaway
So he has everything he could dream of. But does he have the time to go on a luxury lodge hideaway? If he needs a bit of time to relax and unplug from a busy life, than you must buy him this gift package. Pick the location – or let him do it – and get ready to unwind! What’s better than a beautiful lodge as a great retreat for couples, friends, or family?
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The Nikon D7200 is truly the next step for an aspiring photographer. With a fantastic image quality, low-light capabilities and the unmatched speed, the D7200 will go beyond his expectances. It doesn’t hurt that it comes with features like built-in Wi-Fi and Near Field Communication (NFC). Its shoot and share capabilities will make for some great 24.2 megapixel photos and Full-HD videos.
12. One-night Hotel Stay For Two in UK
When it comes to anniversaries, dinner for two seems like a must. Why not take it to the next level with this chance of ditching the routine and enjoying a night away? This two-day break will provide both of you with the opportunity of a truly relaxing and enjoyable night away. There are plenty of choices for mini breaks in different cities in the UK.
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13. Fitbit Charge 2
Nothing is more fitness inspiring than knowing that someone – or something – is always keeping an eye on how much he exercises. Fitbit Charge 2 will make every workout, run, or heartbeat count. The fitness wristband provides better track calorie burn, follows his cardio fitness level, and also tracks his sleep patterns. Plus, it comes with customizable clock faces and interchangeable bands to match any style.
14. Amazon Kindle Oasis with Leather Charging Cover
Significantly lighter and thinner than its predecessors, the Kindle Oasis is the ideal gift for any avid reader. He can easily slip it into his bag or pocket, always ready to get to the final page of that interesting novel. The Oasis features a longer battery life than any other Kindle, offering months of power without needing a recharge. The ergonomic design makes for a better feel, while the tapered hand grip shifts the center of gravity to the palm.
As the smartwatches industry prospers, the Apple Watch Series 2 becomes more the ideal option for people who want to stay motivated, active, and connected. By tracking all his daily physical activities, this Apple Watch model will help him become more aware of what changes he needs to make. It also connects to his iPhone and sends alert notifications that are available with the flick of the wrist.
16. Swash Express Clothing Care System
It’s always a hassle to find a good dry cleaner when traveling. If the man you’re shopping for is constantly on the go, he might appreciate this at-home dry cleaner. It fits in a closet and it doesn’t require water, plumbing, or any kind of installation. Its gentle 15-minute cycles will provide him with freshly cleaned clothes in no time, as well as prolong and preserve the quality of his finest clothing.
17. Bang & Olufsen H8 Noise Cancelling Headphones
There’s a certain appeal to listening to music with these top-rated B&O Olufsen headphones. The premium wireless, active noise cancellation headphones will let him be in control of what he listen to and how he listens to it. Thanks to the touch gestures of the H8, all the control ais at his fingertips. A simple swipe or press on the intuitive touch interface allows the access of a range of controls, such as answering calls, skipping tracks and adjusting the volume.
18. Apple iPad Air 2 9.7-Inch Retina Display
There’s nothing like a good tablet to keep a designer creative at all times – even on the go. The Apple iPad Air 2 comes highly recommended, and it’s so lightweight that he will barely feel it while traveling. Its specs are so impressive that you might be tempted to buy this one for yourself!
19. Mullbery Buckle Holdall
Crafted from luxurious leather, this Mulberry bag adds style and quality to any look while serving as a functional luggage piece for your items. It gives a considerate nod to vintage school satchels and it’s easy to carry it by hand.
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20. Versace by Rosenthal Medusa d’Or Whiskey Glasses
Finest, handmade glass, meets the most pretentious demands of elegance and refinement. These delicate glasses feature a meandering band of gold, a frosted head of the Medusa, and an exquisite cut, coming to you directly from the Versace Milan studio.
Hopefully, you were able to find the ideal gift by browsing through our list of best luxury gifts for men. If you have any other ideas, feel free to let us know in the comments below.