Gentlemen's Gift List
Why is it so hard to find the right gift for a man? whether it's your teen son, you hubby, your brother or your dad, I struggle every time, it drives me crazy.
Christmas is coming, the woman in my life are easy to buy for, but when it comes to the men, not so easy! I try and avoid the clinch gifts - but, at the end of the day, it is the thought that goes into finding the gift, and I always give it a lot of thought!
Every year I struggle to find the perfect gift for my dad. I normally ask mum and she will tell me clothes, or a hat (last year it was a hat for his walks). I got him a furry trappers hat that covered his ears, which he loves, and is perfect for him during the cold months.
I do think I overthink it when trying to find a gift, especially when it comes to the men in my life - my dad, my hubby, my sons. So this year, I am going to keep it simple - nothing wrong in cliche gifts, as long as there is thought gone into it.
I've put together some ideas for Christmas gifts below from Chums website.
Baker's Dozen Initalled Handkerchief Set- when I was a little girl, my dad always had a hanky, thus, I always have a hanky still to date I keep a hanky with me during the winter months (dropped with Olbas Oil to help clear my sinus). I would get these lovely personlised hankies, because they remind me of my dad! I just know he hasn't received hankies as a gift for many many years - he probably still owns the same ones since I was little!
Mock Sheepskin Trapper Hat - my dad was over the moon with his hat we bought him last Christmas, perfect for him when he takes the dogs on walks. But, he only has the one hat, so I new addition would be nice for him.
Dunlop Twin Gusset Slipper - I am such a fan of slippers. I love my slippers. I know my parents love wearing slippers (it's where I get it from), thus, this pair are a lovely choice for my dad.
Aramis Aftershave - You can never have enough Aftershave, it gets used every day, and it's a bathroom essential.
Sandalwood Shaving Set - My dad has always had a mustache, but apart from that has always been clean shaven. I remember my dad having a shaving brush when I was younger, but I don't think he has owned one for many years, this would make a lovely retro gift.