If he says he doesn't want anything for Christmas, he's probably lying – meaning it's time to get to work. It doesn't help that men are arguably the most difficult to shop for, but we've made things easier with five gifts that will please even the pickiest guy. Here's a mix of gift ideas for the season, from quintessential Hong Kong gins to meaty biltong.
It's going to be a boozy Christmas – well for most of us – so get indulging with some of Hong Kong's finest. Local award-winning artisanal label Bauhinia Gin offers small-batch premium London dry gin distilled from the finest natural botanicals. The flavour centres around its namesake and national icon, the Bauhinia flower, and the brand has accumulated a cult following since its launch and tribute to the city we call home. Gift gin lovers the limited edition Christmas Gift Box this season. It comes with a bottle of the signature bottle of gin with tonics to make party hosting all the merrier – and don't forget to add a slice of orange to your concoction to enhance the flavour to its fullest potential.
WINE MOMENTS has a key and simple vision – to bring the fun back to the wine industry. The online retailer focuses on the needs of the modern drinker who is lighthearted, loves a tipple and knows how to have a good time, whether they're a seasoned connoisseur or a novice wine appreciator (the latter who can make the most of recommendations by the team of mavericks). Essentially, the brand aims to make each experience memorable and unique – queue in this year's Premium Advent Calendar. Put aside the chocolates (there's plenty of time for that) and make sure your recipient has room for a wine-themed countdown as an enticing way to enjoy the season ahead. Behind each door is a 100ml mini bottle for them to drink their way through the days with an additional full-size sparkling wine to toast to the new year shortly after. Bottoms up!
Transition seamlessly from day to night with DETERMINANT, a work-life apparel brand that empowers modern professionals to look and feel great, while performing at their best. Gift the men in your life DETERMINANT’s Poplin Smart Shirt, a versatile smart casual shirt that can be dressed up or down with ease, no matter the occasion. This everyday staple is enhanced with wrinkle-free, anti-bacterial, and mechanical stretch technologies, offering flexibility and comfort to any active lifestyle.
Hong Kong's premium biltong specialists Biltong Chief sources all of its produce from South Africa for the best quality meats and drinks. Upgrade your snacking cravings with the high-protein Beef Biltong, made from hormone and antibiotic-free, grass-fed beef from the Eastern Cape region. The handcrafted healthy pecking dish is the perfect guilt-free option for post-gym hunger, office munchies or weekend barbecues. Gift this delightful snack to a man of your choice for a meaty indulgence – they'll be back for more, trust us.
Whether it's muscle fatigue from the gym or sore shoulders from desk slumping, our bodies need relief every now and then. Hydragun is a performance technology startup that provides emerging product solutions to help individuals reach their physical and mental peak. The concept launched with a simple vision in mind – to provide a high-quality, affordable and well-designed massage gun to the market. Gift this travel-friendly companion for Christmas this year for a home solution to aching bodies.