Wednesday 12 December 2018

The for him gift guide

From tech to trainers, Meadhbh McGrath highlights the presents to give this year

PlayStation Classic Console, €99.99, GameStop
PlayStation Classic Console, €99.99, GameStop
Coffee jug, €95, Article Dublin, article.ie
Beanie, €29, COS, Wicklow Street Dublin, Brown Thomas & BT2
Pork crackling, €10, Debenhams
Sneaker cleaning kit, €15, Dunnes Stores
Red Dead Redemption 2 for Xbox One, €65, Golden Discs
Sweatshirt, €980, Gucci, Brown Thomas
Nike Air Zoom trainers, €144, JD Sports
Wool coat, €185, Marks & Spencer
Water-resistant dog coat, €220, Mungo & Maud, Brown Thomas
Festive T-Rex socks, €4, River Island
Holdall, €415, Ted Baker, Grafton Street Dublin & department stores
Thom Yorke: Suspiria vinyl album, €29.99, Tower Records
Google Pixel 3 XL, €889.99, Vodafone stores
Sheepskin slippers, €19.99, Aldi
The Fifth Risk by Michael Lewis, €24.99, Eason
Waterproof jacket, €170, Dare2B, The Great Outdoors
Shirt, €85, Brooks Brothers, Kildare Village
Three-pack of briefs, €41, Bjorn Borg, Arnotts
Leather watch, €169, Fossil, Arnotts

What do you get for the man who has everything? Around this time of year, "he's impossible to buy for" becomes a common refrain, but whether you're on the hunt for something special for a loved one, or trying to give Santa some helpful hints for your own Christmas stocking, you'll find plenty of inspiration in our gift guide.

Technophiles, outdoorsmen, sneakerheads, gamers, foodies, fashion fans: they're all covered in our edit of the best presents you can buy on the high street, whatever your budget.

We've selected some fabulously indulgent gifts worth splashing out on, but you can equally make a splash with our thoughtful wallet-friendly suggestions. Weekend has done the hard work for you, so spare yourself the regret of giving something boring this year - and choose one of these treats instead.

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