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2013 Holiday Gift Guide for Him
Tackle even the toughest people to shop for with our Gift Guide for Him. He will love the vintage looks, masculine details, and practicality of these guys-only gifts.
By the Editors of Traditional Home
Produced by Julianne Hilmes and Lucy Fitzgerald
With all the special celebrations surrounding the holidays, why not add a dapper touch with a bowtie from The Tie Bar? With peppermint-like stripes or candy apple polka dots, they’re perfectly festive.
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Digital Meat Smoker
Take your barbecue to the next level with digital controls for temperature, time, and smoke. The 6-Rack Digital Smoker is perfect for someone who loves that smoky flavor. $649 from Bradley Smoker.
Luxurious House Slippers
Feet take a beating, so they need attention too. Pamper those puppies with cozy slippers from Prince of Scots, $149, made from beautiful Italian leather.
Flash Drive Cufflinks
Because a man never knows when he will need 2GB of storage! He will feel like James Bond with these monogrammed cufflinks that double as a data storage device, with one cufflink per set opening to reveal a USB flash drive. $99.95 from RedEnvelope.
Helicopter with Camera
With a built-in camera to record its flight, the JXD 355 3.5ch remote-controlled helicopter is designed for indoor and outdoor recreation. Its double rotor design and gyroscope keep the helicopter steady for optimum stunt control. $69.95 from ThinkRC.
Classic Leather Recliner
Guys will love the Buddy Italian Leather Recliner from Safavieh. Its tailored design hides a motion mechanism behind its rugged brown leather upholstery and brass nailhead trim. $1,695 from Safavieh.
iPhone 5 Dock
Made of beautiful Redwood and coated with natural beeswax, this iPhone 5 dock is both stylish and functional. $99.95 from Red Envelope.
A bewitching blend of spruce and tobacco, and only $4.00, the Men’s Wild Spruce Cologne from Pirouette is a delightful, all natural scent.
BBQ Lover’s Gift Basket
For the man who loves to barbecue, the Bourbon Barrel BBQ gift basket is the perfect present. Let the bourbon-smoked flavors kick your next barbecue up a notch. $59.99 from Cherry Moon Farms.
Classic Turntable with Modern Perks
Ease those vinyl records into the 21st century with a portable turntable from Crosley. With stereo speakers and a headphone jack, the Cruiser can make a party for one or 100. $99.95 from Crosley.
Don’t let your workout groove skip a beat with this handy headphone keeper. Earbuds stay around your neck without falling, perfect for runners and weight-lifters. $5.99 from Quirky.
Made in Vermont, Whiskey Stones from Teroforma, $20, chill your drink without diluting it, and can be used for more than just a wee dram.
Complete with a USB port, this portable men’s shaver can be charged anywhere. Its small size, no bigger than a smart phone, makes it a great accessory for grooming on the go. $29.99 from ShaveTech.
Bendable Work Light
Let the Snakelight Rechargeable Flashlight shed light on the tricky nooks and crannies in your house. The flexible L.E.D. from Black and Decker adjusts to your needs. $41.25 from Amazon.com.
Ingenious Grilling Tool
The Grill Wrangler is three barbecue tools in one: tongs, spatula, and fork. No job is too difficult for this all-in-one tool! $37.99 from Quirky.
Cozy Lambs Wool Scarf
Made from chunky lambs wool, The Scarf is an attractive way to keep out the winter chill. Available in navy and gray, $46.40 from Boden.
Homemade Gin Kit
Leave home-brewed beer to the neighbor. Enliven your next gin and tonic with homemade hooch. The Homemade Gin Kit, available from Red Envelope, is $49.95.
Catch-All iPad Cover
Help your techie keep all his belongings together with the Web iPad catch-all cover, made from durable and dense elastic webbing. $44.99 from Quirky.
The Sidecar, price available upon request from Moore & Giles [1-800-737-0169]
This beautifully crafted bar cart, The Sidecar by Moore and Giles, is a great way to store liquor, glassware, bar tools, and anything else needed to complete your own miniature bar. The cart, made of Virginia black walnut, birch, leather, aluminum, and brass, is wheeled to make sure the party can travel with you. Perfect for drink-lovers without the space for a full bar.