40+ non-rubbish Christmas gift ideas for the man in your life

Not a pair of festive socks in sight...

Gifts for men

by Aimee Jakes |

Choosing a generic gift for the man in your life? Easy peasy! Choosing a thoughtful, exciting gift that will have them mega-impressed for the entirety of Christmas day and beyond? A little more tricky. We're talking Really Brilliant Presents that don't involve a pair of panic-bought socks on Christmas Eve.

Absolutely no judgements, btw, we have all been there.

Whether you want to spend £5 or £50, we've rounded up the best Christmas gifts for men in 2022. From handy gadgets to stylish jumpers, get ready to scroll through some greatness...

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Essential Oversized Joggers
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Because Gymshark's oversized joggers are elite.

John Lewis ANYDAY Let's Dance Vinyl T-Shirt
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A mood-boosting t-shirt is exactly what the doctor ordered this Christmas and John Lewis have truly excelled.

Dior Sauvage Spray Eau de Toilette
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The best-selling (and best-smelling) men's aftershave on the market. No really, it's divine.

Our Place Always Pan
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This Instagram-worthy 8-in-1 cast iron pan will change the way he cooks at home…forever.

marmite
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If marmite toast is his biggest weakness (we can relate) then treat him to his own personalised jar.

SURI Sustainable Electric Toothbrush
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An aesthetically-pleasing toothbrush which uses recyclable plant-based heads and bristles. The best part? The battery lasts for a magnificent 40 days

New Balance 550
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New Balance 550s are hard to pin down, but we adore this colourway from JD Sports.

Stealth SX-C160 Ultimate Gaming Station For Xbox One
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If his game controller is always on the floor, this piece of kit will ensure everything is neat and tidy.

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For the best curries on earth, this deluxe kit from Dishoom is compulsory.

mahabis curve
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Their tagline is comfortable, supportive, and versatile and we couldn't vouch for them more. The only pair of slippers he will need.

SONY INZONE H7 PS5 & PC Wireless Gaming Headset - White
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Hands down, the best gaming headphones on the internet right now. Bravo, Sony.

Shoe Dog: A Memoir by the Creator of NIKE
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This best-seller from the creator of Nike is a motivational read for his his bookshelf.

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Kavu Teannaway Fleece
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A fun lightweight fleece that will bag him lots of compliments.

Marshall Emberton Portable Bluetooth Speaker, Black
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Portable speakers are a no-brainer and this Marshall model gives twenty hours of portable music and unbeatable sound.

Planet Doughnut The Mixed 6 Pack
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Sometimes a posh pack of doughnuts tick all the boxes.

Relaxed Fit Hoodie
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The soon-to-be staple of his wardrobe, courtesy of H&M.

Bauce Brothers Drip, Dip & Dollop Set
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A carefully-curated collection of the most exciting table sauce essentials to exist, perhaps, EVER.

A Dance with Dragons
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Game of Thrones fans will be in their element with this very special collector's edition of A Dance with Dragons.

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If he's WFH a lot more or is forever playing COD, this gaming chair will change his life (and back!)

Nespresso Vertuo Plus XN903840 Coffee Machine by Krups with Pods
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Give his morning cuppa a touch of ✨spice✨ with a fancy coffee machine.

UGG Scuff sheepskin slippers
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Because nothing beats toasty tootsies.

Amazfit GTR 3 Smart Watch Sports Watc
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If you're wanting to impress, you can't go wrong with a smartwatch. From sleep monitoring to unbeatable 21-day battery life, the Amazfit GTR 3 is affordable and glorious.

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Jacket
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FRAHM are known for their natural, very resilient, yet extremely soft and luxurious jackets and this is a staple he will reach for always.

Pony-embossed pebbled leather wallet
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A luxe wallet black wallet to hold all of his cards and notes.

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With the perfect ration between comfort and functionality, Nike boxers are a sure-winner.

Friends, Lovers and the Big Terrible Thing by Matthew Perry
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A heartbreakingly honest and fascinating book from the guy behind Friend's Chandler Bing.

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Portofino Paddle Board 10ft 2022
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If he is the type to fancy a dip on Christmas Day, he will love this paddleboarding kit.

LARQ Bottle PureVis
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Outdoorsy type? He will be impressed with the world's first self-cleaning water bottle.

Limited Edition Harry Potter™ Three-Hand Slytherin™ Nylon Watch
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A sophisticated twist on Harry Potter merch and we're ob-sessed. It's made for the Draco Malfoy in your life.

John Lewis ANYDAY Bold Stripe Pyjama Set, Multi
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Treat him to a pair of his own snazzy pyjamas with this brilliant John Lewis set.

Bike Phone Holder
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This sturdy phone holder makes the perfect stocking filler.

dunhill London Icon Eau de Parfum Spray
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A long-lasting, classic scent with hints of pepper, leather and lavender.

The Wes Anderson Collection
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An overview of Wes Anderson's filmography, life and career which also doubles up as a really great coffee table book.

Backbone One Mobile Gaming Controller for iPhone - PlayStation Edition
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Transform his iPhone into the ultimate gaming console which he can play remotely. Genius, if you ask us.

Gomatic Laptop Bag Backpack
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If you're looking for a hella stylish, well-designed backpack that is undeniably comfortable, we've found the answer to your prayers. It's so good, it's been rated 4.7 stars on Amazon.

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 Clipology
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For film buffs, this trivia game uses real TV and movie clips which are constantly refreshed. The future of board games.

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Mini Massage Cushion
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If he always complains of achy muscles, he'll love Menkind's high-tech massage pillow waiting under the tree.

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A hard-working skincare set aimed at men, this is a holy grail for beginners, gym-goers, travellers and those who want healthier-looking skin (without spending hours trying to achieve it!)

 1More SonoFlow Headphones
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A really great pair of noise-cancelling headphones for a very reasonable price. What's not to love?

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Goldwell Dualsenses Men Duo Gift Set
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A highly-rated grooming kit for good hair days.

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