Oh Gee, a Tie!!
10 Christmas Gifts Sure to Please and Surprise Your Man
Really ladies; how many ties, belts, pairs of slippers, and PJs does a man need? Between Christmas, birthdays, Father’s Day, and anniversaries, he could probably open his own shop! When your shopping list is long, and time to shop is short, grabbing that pair of slippers and a tie on the way to the register is almost all you can muster. I get it!
How about a little help this year?
Wrapped up in a shirt box, this lightweight jacket from Sharper Image will keep him toasty on the coldest of winter days with built-in heated panels that radiate from one to four levels of heat. Fully charged, he will enjoy 10 hours of amazing warmth.
Good things come in small packages, and that could not be truer of this elegant series of watches from Italy. Featuring state-of-the-art materials coupled with extraordinary craftsmanship, any man would be delighted to sport a Brera Orologi watch!
Tailored after an old-fashioned pocket watch and adorned with a world map inside the lid, engrave his initials on the front and this gift will make it a timeless family heirloom handed down from generation to generation. Crafted in the Scottish Highlands, this high-quality compass will continually guide him from mountain top back to you – his true north.
If scoring a 72 on the green is on your guy’s bucket list, mounting this hands-free recorder to his golf bag might just be the gadget to help him check that one off the list. Recording every swing from head to toe for play back through the built-in screen while on the course or through your TV or his computer will help him make the necessary adjustments he needs to improve his game.
5- The Babolat Play and Connect Interactive Tennis Racquet
Every man on earth is always looking for ways to improve his sporting abilities. If your man is a high-tech loving tennis enthusiast, this gift is sure to knock his socks off! Embedded with a sensor in the handle, instant stats are downloaded over a wireless connection for review later on his computer or on the spot over his smartphone.
What a great stocking-stuffer for the music loving jogger in the family. These no more tangles earbuds connect to any iPod, iPad, iPhone, Android, or Bluetooth enabled device from up to 32 feet away. Hands and wireless free, you just might want a pair of these for yourself!
Just as he is stepping out of the shower or the hot tub, wrap him up in the pure luxury of Turkish cotton. Thick, absorbent, and oh so soft, he won’t be able to wait to put this robe on. You know what that means? Quicker showers for him, more bathroom time for you!
8- Wilson Tennis Bag Premium Leather Series
Crafted in full-grain, native Texas steer leather with premium hardware embellishments, swaggering onto the courts sporting this tennis bag will give every other player on the courts bag envy.
Tailgating doesn’t get any better than this with steaks perfectly seared over a wood fire. I can smell the smoky flavor already! Made for tabletop use, the grill heats up in just minutes while the base stays cool. Bonus – no need to transport or rely on heavy propane or gas canisters that might be empty as this little gem uses a small piece of wood for fuel. Tuck in a pair of season tickets to see his favorite team and Santa will be kissing you all night!
For the man who has everything and loves to toss around a football while watching the game or talking on the phone, this USA handmade, high-quality leather ball looks and smells like extraordinary old leather.
No matter how many times he shakes, smells, or tumbles his gift, he will never guess what’s inside this time. That merry box under the tree with his name on it may look like just another pair of PJs or a rolled up belt, but get the camera ready – he is about to unwrap a very memorable Kodak moment!
Published December 2012
Client: Do It Tennis