The festive season is upon us which of course means the pressure is on to find the perfect gift. The task of Christmas gift-giving is not always an easy one – especially if he already seems to have everything – so we hope our list helps you out! From the world’s first 5TB hardware encrypted portable HD drive to one of the world’s most technical ski touring jackets, we have compiled a number of suggestions which we hope will make buying for him that little bit easier this year.
5tb diskashur2 HD drive from iStorage
Wanting to keep your data safe as you travel? This PIN authenticated portable drive from iStorage offers military grade hardware encryption and is intelligently programmed to protect against all forms of Brute Force attacks. Not only is it ultra-secure but it’s also easy to use and compatible with any operating system. No software is required and it offers a super fast USB 3.1 connection (up to 148 MB/s read speed and 140 MB/s write speed). What’s more, the device’s portability and elegant shock-proof dseign make it the perfect travel companion for anyone wanting to keep their data safe whilst on the move.
Mavic Mini from DJI
Weighing under 250 grams, the DJI Mavic Mini is almost as light as the average smartphone. This makes it perfect for travel – exceptionally portable and one of the lowest and safest weight class of drones, which in many countries may exempt it from certain regulations. This compact yet powerful drone is the perfect creative companion, capturing your moments in a way that effortlessly elevates the ordinary. Together with the easy-to-use DJI Fly app, you’ll enjoy a simplified flying experience and a perspective unlike any other. Mavic Mini supports 12MP aerial photos and 2.7K Quad HD videos. A 3-axis motorized gimbal provides superior camera stability and ensures clear, ultra-smooth footage.
CL Pocket binoculars from SWAROVSKI OPTIK
For the outdoor enthusiast male in your life, SWAROVSKI OPTIK’s CL Pocket binoculars fit into even the smallest of bags and pockets thanks to their robust aluminium housing and conveniently designed foldable bridge. Along with an impressive 119-metre field of view, the binoculars are well-suited for those walkers and nature lovers who wear glasses, thanks to the individually adjustable twist-in eyecups. Although small in size, the ergonomic binoculars don’t compromise on quality and offer unique optical excellence of the highest order in the compact range. They also come with a field bag, carrying strap and raincover and come in a choice of colours including sandbrown, black and green. Priced from £590.
Wine buyer’s selection hamper from Harrods
Harrods‘ in-house wine buyer selects 12 bottles of wine to showcase the very best that the Harrods Wine Rooms have to offer; enjoy the beautiful contrast between bottles of rich Rioja and celebratory Champagne, all presented in a traditional wicker hamper.
Included in the selection is the Harrods Champagne Grand Reserve Nv – an extraordinarily elegant and complex wine in which the fine bubbles are complemented by the delicate aromas of citrus fruits and hazelnuts.
120L duffel bag from Helly Hansen
This essential year-round duffel bag from Helly Hansen comes with a waterproof, hard-wearing main fabric and zipped pockets both inside and out, plus compression straps on the sides. It can easily be converted into a backpack with adjustable shoulder straps. Regardless of whatever hobbies and outdoor purusits you enjoy, it’s great for keeping your gear safe and protected from the elements.
Online photography course from Photography Concentrate
For the person who wants to take their photography skills to the next level, an online course with Photography Concentrate is a great way to learn and makes the perfect gift for that difficult-to-buy-for person who already has everything they might want or need. With this course, you can download materials that you can read (and watch – there are some videos, too) at your leisure, regardless of whether you have an internet connection. Tips are presented in a really clear and straight forward way, and beautiful packaged for photographers of all abilities.
Colognes set from Louis Vuitton
This colognes set from Louis Vuitton is an aromatic ode to the allure of Summer and travel. A captivating trio of bright hues and entrancing fragrances; Afternoon Swim, Cactus Garden and Sun Song are permeated with the essence of nature. This set of eaux de parfum is designed to amplify and perpetuate the spirit of long, warm days.
HD 820 closed-back headphones from Sennheiser
With these groundbreaking closed dynamic headphones from Sennheiser, passionate music lovers can now enjoy their music at an audiophile level wherever they please, at home or on the move. Featuring unique glass transducer covers that minimize resonances, the HD 820 are simply the most transparent-sounding closed headphones in the world, extending the boundaries of what has been achieved in sound reproduction with closed type headphones up to now.
Zürich world time watch from NOMOS
24 watches in one: Zürich world time from NOMOS. Travel the world with the push of a button and automatically know the time in Sydney, Denver, Alaska, and New York. A complication that keeps things simple, which is also helpful even if you don’t leave the house—but are online, calling with friends in Honolulu. Zürich’s design, mechanics, and precision have earned it numerous awards.
Rush IS jacket from Arc’teryx
Some days require more warmth. The fully featured Rush IS Jacket from Arc’teryx has GORE-TEX Pro waterproof protection and Octa® Loft breathable insulation for warmth on cold backcountry ski and snowboard tours. The helmet compatible StormHood™ gives full coverage and maintains peripheral vision, a powder skirt helps seal out snow, and articulated patterning elevate freedom of movement. Pockets are simple and smart, WaterTight™ zippers won’t accumulate snow, and the Cohaesive® hood and hem adjusters are streamlined and efficient.
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