Looking for some holiday shopping inspo? Here’s our Christmas gift guide for dads, husbands and grandpas too!
We know husbands (dads, grandpas, you name it) can be really tough to buy for, especially when they just shrug their shoulders and mumble “I don’t know,” when you prod them for details! Not to worry, mamas: we’ve rounded up a list of can’t-miss gifts for every fella, from foodies to drone enthusiasts, and everyone in between. Look out for our other Gift Guides for Kids and for Mamas and Friends!
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When gift ideas are running low, you can trust Gifts Less Ordinary to have just the right thing to make your loved one’s day! The one-stop marketplace is full of unique and personalised gifts, and this one in particular will make dads smile.
Gift the hubs, daddy, brother or grandpa a beautiful handmade 100% leather wash bag and personalise it with an engraved drawing or handwritten message by your little one. It makes for a wonderful souvenir of your child’s younger years so the man in your life can cherish it forever. Wonderfully tan and leathery on the outside and waterproof on the inside, this one is a gift that will last – and will soften to look even better with time. What’s more, every purchase over £25 will guarantee a school bag for a child in Cambodia thanks to the charity United World Schools.
Find it: Personalised Leather Wash Bag with Child’s Masterpiece, $146.56 available on giftslessordinary.com
Does dad love himself some meat? Give the gift of Premium Australian Meat this Christmas with The Meat Club! Spoil the man in your life with their range of Cage Free Chicken, Grass Fed Beef, Hormone Free Lamb and Free Range Pork. They even have Australian Turkeys on the menu, just in time for Christmas feasting! Purchase a Gift Certificate and we’re sure you’ll be bringing out the inner foodie in your man.
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Available in matte rose, matte silver and matte gold, The Honest Cuff from local label SOAMI is a classic piece for him made from high quality stainless steel. Make it extra special and engrave a beautiful word or phrase so your loved one will remember you every time he wears it!
SOAMI houses a collection of fine artisanal, personalised jewellery for daily wear. The timeless and sleek look of each piece makes it highly coveted by both men and women.
Quote SOAMIxSASSYMAMA to receive a 10% discount off your entire cart! Promotion ends 31 January 2019 at 23:59pm.
Find it: The Honest Cuff, $62 available at www.soami.co
If your man loves his alcohol and takes grooming seriously, this set combines the best of both worlds. Created as a collaboration between Margaret River Gin distillery Giniversity and locally-made organic beard oil artisans Maketh The Man, this limited edition gift set in available on UPMRKT and includes:
- A grooming set with one natural wood grooming brush, one natural wood dual comb, and one pair of charming metal-detailed grooming scissors.
- One bottle of Ginversity’s ‘Barrel Aged Gin’ (500ml)
- One bottle of Maketh The Man’s Gin inspired ‘Typhoon Number Eight’ (50ml)
The perfect gentleman’s kit!
Find it: ‘Gin Absolution’ Limited Edition Man Set, $165 available at www.theupmrkt.com
Discover other holiday gifting ideas on www.theupmrkt.com/christmas-pop-up!
Who doesn’t love a good gift basket? Tasmania Food & Wine Co‘s Gourmet Gift Baskets will have the perfect ingredients for hosting impressive Christmas and New Year parties, and are great gifts for gourmet-loving friends and family. Lovingly sourced from Australia’s naturally organic island of Tasmania (where the use of growth hormones, steroids and GMO’s are prohibited by law), these party-perfect baskets pack a wholesome punch without compromising on taste.
Choose from the crowd-pleasing Food Lover’s Basket, the perennial favourite Wine Lover’s Basket, or for the ultimate treat for your special someone, the Wine & Cheese Indulgence Basket. Some of the amazing products in each basket include:
Ashbolt Farm Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Ashgrove Farm Tassie Trio Cheddar
Woodbridge Smokehouse Cold Smoked Atlantic Salmon
The Tasmanian Honey Company Leatherwood Honey
Devil’s Corner Chardonnay
Tamar Ridge Pinot Noir
Quote SassyTasCo to enjoy 10% off all Gourmet Baskets from now till 31 December 2018!
Find it: Gourmet Baskets range from $170 – $190 available at www.tasfoodandwine.com
Got a coffee connoisseur in the house? It’s a good thing Singapore takes its coffee very seriously, because now there’s all manner of coffee appreciation and barista classes at every corner! Whether you want to help the hubs boost his bean knowledge or practice some pretty latte art to impress the kids, a few we’ve heard particularly good things about include Papa Palheta, Oriole Coffee + Bar, Common Man Coffee Roasters, The Coffee Academics, and Katalyst Coffee Academy (from Dutch Colony).
Read more: Guide to Adult Hobbies in Singapore
For the dudes who like to get a workout in, a membership to a cool gym or studio is always a good idea. We recently checked out some unique fitness classes – everything from Tibetan singing bowls to martial arts – if your hubby’s workout could use a shot of excitement!
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This may be a gift for the hubs, but you’ll love the incredible shots this drone takes on your next holiday, mama! If you want to just test the waters (or not, because some are not waterproof), start small and scroll through Lazada’s Starters & Amateurs or Hobbyist pages for a variety of options that won’t break the bank!
Smart watches are the latest accessory to adorn many a man’s (and woman’s!) arm. Whether it’s to connect to your smartphone for notifications in a flash or as a fitness and sleep tracker, this little gadget is definitely on our wish list! There are tons on the market right now – from the ever-popular Apple Watch 4 (from $599) to the Samsung Galaxy Watch, the hubs will thank you for it!
This one’s for the gamer husbands (bonus if you’re into virtual reality too, mama!). VR game sets are fast becoming a hot product in the gaming world, opening up new options for immersive gaming. While some game console brands are only just starting to create their own versions, PlayStation VR has already been released and is the latest member of the PlayStation4 family. With this new console accessory, the hubs can play games like Batman: Arkham VR as Batman, which is pretty cool to us (even if we don’t know the first thing about gaming!).
Find it: PS4 Playstation VR Camera Bundle, $449 available on Shopee
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For any of the sporty or stylish men in your life, there’s always a hot new sneaker to covet! PUMA has recently announced their exciting new partnership with Hot Wheels to create three colourways of the PUMA RS-X sneakers. We’re sure you’ll also find a similar style for yourself and the kiddos to match!
Find it: The PUMA X Hot Wheels Collection, range from $60 – $195 available PUMA Select MBS, Leftfoot and Limited Edt
Give the gift of grooming so your hubs can look clean and spiffy just in time for New Year’s, mama! Sassy Mama faves include Sultans of Shave and We Need A Hero, who both offer gentleman’s haircuts and luxurious shaving services. For something that’ll help with day-to-day clean-up, have a look at the Philips Shaver Series 5000 Wet and Dry Electric Shaver ($199), which features Philips’ patented rotary shaving technology, and has a Turbo+ mode offering an extra 20% power boost, one-hour charge time and more than 50 minutes of cordless shaving, wet or dry.
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