Stylebook’s Gift Guide No. 4

Why is buying for men so hard?! Well with this gift guide, it’s anything but. We’ve found can’t-miss presents with something to appeal to all the men in your life. Looking for more gift ideas? Check out Thoughtful & EconomicalFor Her, and Splurges for our picks.)

1. Upgrade his cocktailing game with these gold martini shakers and gold-accented Abstract Geo rocks glasses. (Available at the Ivy Lane Holiday House at 116 King, large shaker, $36; small shaker, $24; rocks glasses, set of six, $135) 

2. & 3. Men love gifts from Smathers & Branson! They are stylish yet durable and each can be personalized to match a much-loved activity, college, or NFL team. Belts also available. (Available at Kiskadee, Card Holder, $55; Drink Cozy, $29.50)

4. Molton Brown Black Pepper Essentials: He’ll love the scent and so will you. (Available at Bellacara, $45)

5. Every day can be Oktoberfest with Stanley’s Insulated Beer Stein. Your beer lover will keep his frosty mug of beer colder longer with this beauty. (Available at Red Barn Mercantile, $39)

6. A spirited taxonomy of the ultimate amber elixir, this chart categorizes and distills all the major varieties of whiskey — from scotch to bourbon to single malt to moonshine. Your favorite whiskey aficionado will love getting to share his knowledge while he shares a drink with his friends. (Available at Red Barn Mercantile, $32)

7. Dry skin is no match for Jack Black Industrial Strength Hand Healer(Available at Bellacara, $18)

8. His skin needs care, too! The cool sensation of the lightweight Kiehl’s Facial Fuel Moisturizer is sure to win him over. (Available at Bellacara, $35)

9. Lucky Bastard Lip Balm is a manly lip balm — yes, that’s a thing — that will never leave their pocket. (Available at TSALT, $8)

10. Who says you’re the only one that appreciates a really good cut? Treat him to a gift card! (Available at Bazzak Salon)

11. More from Smathers & Branson, a needlepoint and leather-trimmed flask that’s as preppy as it is practical! (Available at Kiskadee, $65)

12. Saxx Underwear is a proven winner by our men; be prepared for them to get hooked! Fun, new holiday patterns are soon to grace our shelves! (Available at TSALT, $29-35)

13. Based on altimeters from WWII aircraft with its stout brass screws and rugged shape, this clock brings fighter pilot precision to your desk. (Available at Red Barn Mercantile, $99)

14. For the mixologist in your family! This Old Fashioned kit contains the bitters and the glass…all you need is the bourbon. He’ll be making a tremendous cocktail in no time! (Available at Kiskadee, $27)

15. Kaweco’s matte black Sport Aluminum fountain pen is classic style with a decidedly contemporary look. The aluminum body gives this pen a nice feel in the hand, and its compact size when closed makes it easy to carry. For anyone who writes a lot or simply loves to write, this is a lovely gift. (Available at Penny Post, $85)

16. How psyched would he be to find this next to the tree? Nothing is better than a cozy leather club chair. (Available at Coco Blanca, regularly $1,749, now less 40 percent, $1,050)

17. Functional and ideal for those die-hard Maryland boys, the 9-in-1 Crab Multi Tool is the perfect size for the stocking. Open it first, then use it to open any plastic-wrapped toys under the tree! (Available at TSALT, $20)

18. Who says tech has to be boring?! We love Native Union’s collection of smart gadgets for your smart phones. Keep your cables straight with the night cable, a way to connect your devices concealed as a key chain keeps charging emergencies at bay, and a 10-ft cord with a weight means your phone can be charged just about anywhere and won’t fall off the table! (Available at Penny Post, belt cable $30; key chain $35; night cable, $45)


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