HerFamily Gift Guide: 15 fab gifts for the men (and not a sock in sight) 3 years ago

HerFamily Gift Guide: 15 fab gifts for the men (and not a sock in sight)

They are often the hardests people to buy for, aren't they?

Men. Dads, granddads, brothers, uncles – who often just shrug when asked what they are wishing for, claim they don't really need anything or flat out just tell you not to buy anything, they've got everything they need.

Aaargh – you're not making it easy on us, guys.

However, to help us all a bit out, we have rounded up 15 presents we think every man is bound to happy to unwrap come Christmas morning:

1. Libratone Track+ Wireless In-Ear ANC Earphones

These noise cancellation earphones will keep the noise out while you’re keeping focused at work, working out or navigating your commute home. The soft rubberized design makes for all day comfort, and the sweat and splash-proof design endures the elements while the noise canceling mic with reduced cable friction ensures clearer phone calls.

€193, Selfridges

2. Sphero Droid Blue

Star Wars fans rejoice: Explore the Star Wars™ galaxy, roam iconic ship interiors, and more through augmented reality. Watch Artoo interact with other Star Wars App-Enabled Droids by Sphero, and view films from the Star Wars saga with R2-D2 reacting by your side. This iconic Droid has been brought to life like never before.

€64.95, Arnotts


3. Hobson Leather Card Holder and Keyring

He is bound to love this hardwearing leather that will become more distinguished with every scratch and scrape.

£19.95, Joules.com

4. Philips HR2332 Viva Pasta and Noodle Maker

If your man is a bit of a foodie, he will no doubt appreciate this new fully automatic pasta maker from Philips.

With this compact gadget, he can prepare fresh pasta and noodle which transforms dough into perfectly rolled strips of Spaghetti, Penne, Fettuccini or Lasagne.

€165.99, Argos


5. The Curious Bartender: The New Testament of Cocktails

If he fancies himself a bit of a cocktail connoisseur, he will no doubt appreciate this book by world-renowned mixologist Tristan Stephenson.

€23.80, Easons

6. Azzaro By Night "Wanted" Eau de Parfum

Azzaro Wanted by Night Eau de Parfum, a fragrance of vibrant and explosive freshness, unfolding into a bold spicy accord, revealing a radiant and spirited personality. Its sensual woody notes sign a new elegant and captivating masculinity.

€85, Boots

7. Man Cave Lit Sign

So he can mark his space.


€26, Next

8. Lexon Mino Speaker BT Copper

How nifty isn't this little portable, wireless Bluetooth speaker? Charge it (via a USB plug) for 30 minutes, and it works for two full hours. It comes complete with a built-in microphone for conference calls, and has a trigger remote for taking selfies when paired with phone or tablet.



€35, Avoca

9. Reasons I Love Dad Children's Book

Celebrate the reasons you they love Daddy with this gorgeous story book for children.


Select how many children the book is from - if more than one child, all text will be changed to "We love" etc, and select the person who the book is about - choose from Dad, Daddy, Papa, Step Dad, Grandad, Grandpa, or Uncle.

Printed with the child's name as the author and illustrated with gorgeous illustrations of woodland creatures - the book covers 10 reasons why he is so loved.

£22, Not on the High Street

10. Casual Leather Holdall

This practical and chic leather holdall makes the perfect choice for those long weekends away. Made from genuine leather, this M&S casual holdall is luxuriously stylish, while internal pockets and a zip closure fastening ensures it makes a versatile option for all occasions.

€199, M&S

11. Pile-Lined Slippers

These will keep his toes cozy all winter.


€14.99, H&M

12. Slimline Dash Cam

This user-friendly dash cam will give motorists piece of mind on their daily commute, and can be easily attached to the dashboard. The 360-degree swivel design feature and wide-angle lens will ensure that you don't miss a thing on the road.

€20, Dealz nationwide

13. 'Crown Joules' 3pk Printed Underwear

Crafted from super soft cotton that contains a little stretch for a lot of comfort, these chic underpants come beautifully packaged in a box, and is pretty much the perfect buy for the man who already has everything.

£22.95, Joules.com


14. Canon EOS M100 Grey + EF-M 15-45mm f/3.5-6.3 IS STM Lens Silver + irista 50GB

Cool, compact and creative, the limited edition grey EOS M100 camera bundle is perfect for keen hobby photographers, and will yield beautiful images and video. Fast, powerful DSLR quality performance lets you effortlessly capture perfectly focussed, unmissable moments - day or night - with smartphone-like touch control and auto modes.

€519.99, Canon.ie

15. Playstation 4 FIFA 19 Standard Edition - PS4

Warning: Gift him this, and you might not see him for the rest of the Christmas holidays. Still – he'll love you for this.

€44.99, Littlewoods