Kits and gift sets are hard to look past at this time of year. Well-curated packs are a great way to be introduced to a brand or product, and they generally offer great value when compared to buying the products individually. For those who are into grooming, wine, photography, travel or just a good night’s sleep, we’ve found some of the best gift sets for men this Christmas…
A gift of luxury and practicality, The Good Sheet’s Standard Bed Set is a great idea this Christmas. Included is a flat sheet, fitted sheet, two pillowcases, and a quilt cover, all made from 100% long staple Egyptian Cotton percale, which becomes even softer with time. The set is great value considering what’s included and the quality on offer too.
Buy: The Good Sheet
A great way to acquaint someone with the awesome brand that is OSCAR Razor, the Luxury Gift Box includes all the essentials needed for a premium shave. The sleek box features 12 German-made razor cartridges, one matte black handle, which is weighted for balance and comfortable to hold, plus the OSCAR Natural Shaving Gel and Shaving Oil. The brand also offers subscription based Shave Plans so you’ll never run out of blades again.
Buy: Oscar Razor
For the photography enthusiasts with a penchant for vintage style, this kit from Olympus is ideal. It features the brand’s OM-D E-M10 Mark II, the only entry-class camera with interchangeable lenses and 5-axis image stabilisation, in either sleek silver, black, or limited edition fox brown. Also included is a strap, lens cap, and M.Zuiko Digital ED 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 EZ lens. Purchase the kit before 31st January 2017 and you’re eligible for Olympus’ Summer Reward of a $150 Visa card.
In addition to making stellar hair products that are easy to use and of high-quality, Uppercut Deluxe also have some pretty excellent artworks that go along with their pomades. Their 1950s barbershop and vintage boxing-inspired designs are now available on 4 limited edition coasters in their Tin & Coaster Kit. Together with a tin of their original pomade, it’s one of the best gift sets for men this year.
Buy: Uppercut Deluxe
South Australian winery, Hither & Yon, has released their own version of the Tempranillo; a wine that traditionally hails from Spain. With a unique taste of cherries and cola, the medium-bodied wine is ideal to crack open this Christmas. Grab the 2016 Hither & Yon Tempranillo in a mixed pack with the 2015 Old Jarvie “The Saviour” for great value and six summer food ready reds.
Buy: Hither & Yon
Housed in a sleek felt and leather grooming bag, Hunter Lab’s Daily Tool Kit has all the essentials needed to keep you clean and feeling fresh every day. Included is their Hand & Body Wash, Cleansing Facial Scrub, and Daily Face Fuel, each enriched with natural ingredients to improve and nourish skin. The kit is a great way to introduce someone to Hunter Lab’s well-made, natural skincare line.
Buy: Hunter Lab
Few can match the looks and quality of tech accessories that Native Union offers. If you’re giving a gift to an iPhone user, the brand’s Night set is the best way to ensure their phone is looking its sharpest. It includes the marble case, matching marble base, and 3-metre long woven nylon cable, offering a super luxe iPhone experience.
Buy: Mr Porter
The Alex Carro line of skincare is super unique and versatile, with the products being able to be mixed together to make almost custom formulas. Skin on the dry side? Mix some of the Balancing Face Oil into the Face Cream before you apply it. Or put some Exfoliating Powder into the Facial Cleanser when you need a scrub. The Gift Box includes five products, all of which have a nicely understated, minimalist look.
Buy: Wolf & Badger
What’s better than one bottle of wine? Two bottles of wine and a gift box! The Penfolds St Henri proves to be a fine drop, with an earthy, mocha hint to it. Revered by wine drinkers and critics alike and elegantly presented in a wooden box, the twin pack makes for an excellent Christmas gift idea.
Featuring the grooming essentials every dapper man needs, this kit by gentSac is a great way to introduce someone to new brands and products they may not have used before. Each kit is carefully curated to include the best, high-quality products for men, plus the addition of a luxe pair of socks and underwear ensures all the essentials are taken care of. Pick up the Dapper Man kit here. You can also get the Dapper Kit on subscription to take the hassle out of shopping for essentials. Subscribe here.
A nice set from Moleskine that combines two essentials for every budding writer or notetaker; one of their classic hardcover notebooks and a pen. The ideal travel or everyday carry companion, the notebook is pocket sized to easily fit into a bag. Plus, the pen simply clips onto the side so thoughts and notes can be written down as quickly as they appear.
For the stylish jetsetter, Provider’s Travel Gift Pack is ideal. It features one of their beautiful Japanese hand-made candles along with a Cereal City Guide for either New York, Paris, London, or Copenhagen. The elegantly understated guides are filled with stunning photography and design, maps, and local recommendations for any discerning traveller.
Buy: Provider Store
For as long as socks have been around, people having been wrapping them up and giving them as gifts. If you plan on doing that this year, at least ensure they’re stylish and good quality. The Happy Socks Eternity Four gift set is a great choice, with each pair featuring a distinguished design and crafted from a soft combed cotton.
Buy: David Jones
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