The dapper man appreciates the little details that separate a great product from a good one. He has to, otherwise he wouldn’t have spent hundreds on hand-stitched leather boots or jackets made from British wool. That certainly makes him an intimidating man to buy gifts for, but stick to the basics and you can’t go wrong. Classic styles, quality materials and thorough craftsmanship will always be “fashionable.”
Timex Fairfield Chronograph
A good everyday watch should serve as a wardrobe accoutrement, not an overpowering showpiece, which is what makes the refreshingly reserved Fairfield Chronograph an ideal option. Despite boasting a chronograph function, the dial remains a clean-cut look that complements the watch’s sleek round case. A perforated tan leather strap is merely the bow on top of this classy, Bauhaus-inspired package.
Buy Now: $99
Tanner Goods Cordovan Journeyman
Tanner Goods’ Journeyman is a great middle ground between complete minimalism and a standard bifold. It features four slots for cards and a central compartment for cash, while its sturdy shell cordovan construction should keep it in service for years to come.
Buy Now: $130
Arvin Goods Casual Sock
An everyday way to treat his feet. Arvin Goods’ socks are thin, soft and feature subtle stripes that add a dose of personality. They’re made from up-cycled cotton and recycled polyester, so they’re environmentally responsible, too.
Buy Now: $12
Levi’s Wellthread x Outerknown 511 Jeans
Two great apparel brands teamed up to cook up a classic jean, now made from sustainable materials. Outerknown’s take on Levi’s classic 511 is made from durable Supima cotton that saves 70% of the water used in traditional indigo dying.
Buy Now: $128
Howlin’ Out of the Blue Hat
A simple beanie that’s perfect for winter. Made in Scotland from lambswool, it will do wonders in keeping those ears warm.
Buy Now: $53
Panasonic Precision Power Beard and Mustache Trimmer
Let’s be real: Beards only work when they’re kempt. This is Panasonic’s most powerful beard trimmer yet and offers up a quick and comfortable shave.
Buy Now: $150
Aesop Hwyl Eau de Parfum
Crafted by French perfumer Barnabé Fillion, Aesop’s latest fragrance calls to mind the scent of a a Japanese forest. With woody, smokey notes, it’s a mainstay during winter months.
Buy Now: $125
Todd Snyder x New Era Navy Yankees Herringbone Hat
A classic, revised. Todd Snyder’s baseball caps are made from British lambswool but keep the same shape as a standard 59Fifty fitted cap.
Buy Now: $78
Ray-Ban Marshal Sunglasses
One of Ray-Ban’s latest silhoutte’s is a mashup of the General aviator and the funkier Hexagonal. The end result is a unique take on an eyewear staple that’s less likely to give off the impression you’re about to write someone a ticket.
Buy Now: $163
The Ordinary Granactive Retinoid 2% in Squalane
This solution featuring Granactive Retinoid is an essential addition to any skincare regimine. It slows signs of aging, but doesn’t cause any of the irritation or drawbacks of products featuring regular retinoid.
Buy Now: $10
Best Made Co. Shearling Vest
This vest — cut and sewn in New York City and made from soft, 5/8-inch-thick shearling — might be the ultimate winter layer. The inner shearling layer and outer sheepskin shell are even reversible, if your giftee is bold enough to pull-off a furry vest, of course.
Buy Now: $398
Pilgrim Surf Supply Salathe Heavy Twill Climbing Pant
Pilgrim Surf Supply’s climbing pant embraces recent trends in menswear — roomier, boxier designs with a relaxed fit and a wide, slightly-tapered leg. It’s made from heavyweight corduroy so it should hold up to whatever excursions are thrown its way.
Buy Now: $215
Mr P. Merino Wool Rollneck Sweater
A good rollneck sweater is the perfect coldweather staple. Layer it with a blazer and slacks for special night out, or throw it on with jeans for a casual, yet dignified look.
Buy Now: $180
Korchmar Lux Jefferson Weekender
A handsome, American-made duffle that’s perfect for short business trips and weekend jaunts. It features brass hardware, twill-lining and full-grain aniline leather that’ll patina with age.
Buy Now: $490
Drake’s Contrast-Tipped Wool Pocket Square
This Italian-made wool pocket square from Drake’s, one of menswear’s most vaunted brands, may be pricey but it’s a subtle styling flourish that will work with most suit colors and patterns.
Buy Now: $75
Byredo Suede Rinse-Free Handwash
Sometimes a sink isn’t always handy, and that’s where this rinse-free hand wash comes in. In addition to cleaning and moisturizing skin, it smells damn good.
Buy Now: $25
Jason Markk Travel Shoe Cleaning Kit
Jason Markk’s cleaning prodicts have been a godsend to sneakerheads wanting to keep their beloved kicks factory fresh. This new travel kit from the brand packs all the cleaning essentials — cleaning solution, a brush and quick wipes — in a TSA-friendly kit for sneaker freaks on the fly.
Buy Now: $20
Clarks Originals Wallabee Boot GTX
The Wallabee is a footwear icon in its own right, but Clarks gave it a winterized upgrade. The classic silhouette now comes with Gore-Tex technology to keep them warm and dry in the slush and a chunky Vibram sole that gives it an added dose of grip.
Buy Now: $199
Hook & Albert Twill Travel Dopp Kit
This Hook & Albert dopp kit comes with three compartments (two that open up completely and collapse) with their own pouches and slots so you don’t have to fish around for toothpaste. A waterproof lining keeps it from getting funky, while the Cordura twill exterior is handsome and durable.
Buy Now: $115
Bellroy Slim Work Tote
The perfect bag for work. Though it boasts a sleek, minimal design, the inside of this tote can accommodate a 15-inch laptop, pens, notepads and tons of other small electronic devices. It’s made from soft-woven polyester and features long leather straps for easy carry.
Buy Now: $189
Verb Sea Shampoo
This new shampoo from Verb, which includes actual sea water and sea salt in its list of ingredients, achieves that jostled, textured look while leaving your hair feeling soft and clean.
Buy Now: $18
Baxter of California Clay Effect Style Spray
Baxter’s latest product has the styling effect of a clay paste but its quicker and easier to apply — simply spray it into your hair then style to your liking. Perfect for rushed morning grooming routines or as a mid-afternoon backup.
Buy Now: $27
Outerknown Highland Blanket Shirt
Outerknown’s crazy-thick flannel is the perfect overshirt for weekends during the cold months. It’s made from a combination of wool, nylon and organic cotton and rocks a pattern inspired by the Scottish highlands.
Buy Now: $195
Search and State S1-J Riding Jacket
His commutes needn’t be marked by dorky technical jackets. Search and State’s S1-J is made from breathable, waterproof material but has a slim, clean cut look that does’t look out of place either on or off a bike.
Buy Now: $265
Gear Patrol Magazine Issue Five
Our latest tome on product news and culture. From an in-depth guide to the history of East German watches, to an interview with Visvim founder Hiroki Nakamura, to an endorsement for tucking in you t-shirt (really), there’s bound to be something for the stylish man in your life to love.
Buy Now: $20
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