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The CF Gift Guide 2020: For Him

Christmas will be in full swing soon enough so it’s time to start shopping for gifts for everyone on your list.

Treat the men in your life to our covetable edit of the best gifts ‘for him’. Skip the socks and safe-bet chocolates and opt for  style solutions for a wardrobe refresh, smart tech and discerning skincare products. Happily CF has done the hard work for you, all you need to do is add to basket.


Tag Heuer is the pedigree when it comes to Swiss watchmaking and this new iteration of the Carrera, originally dating back to 1963, is refined yet sporty. In brushed rhodium with an irridiscent blue dial, it's a timeless watch to pass down to generations to come.


These pleasingly weighty cut-crystal glasses are the perfect addition to any home bar. They are the recepticle of choice for a nightcap of whisky or Old Fashioneds when hosting guests.


Hywl is a smoky, woody scent inspired by the forests of Japan. This entrancing scent of frankincense, vetiver and moss will take pride of place in any discerning fragrance collection.

This entrancing scent of frankincense, vetiver and moss will take pride of place in any discerning fragrance collection.


Aspinal of London are the go-to for leather accessories and this smooth cognac wallet is bound to impress. For a personalised touch, don’t forget to monogram it with his initials.


This forest green Hunter bag is perfect for romantic weekends away, and a great excuse to book more! Made from water-resistant nylon it's suitable whatever the weather.


The clever people at Malin + Goetz have encapsulated the reassuring comfort of putting on your favourite, worn leather jacket in a scent, complimented by warming amber and sandalwood. This is a masculine, sensual fragrance that's bound to become a firm favourite.


Christmas is a perfect opportunity to add to his caspule wardrobe, starting with a classic accessory: the beanie hat. Made from cashmere wool it is essential for a Christmas afternoon walk.

Made from cashmere wool it is the essential accessory for a Christmas afternoon walk.


Give the gift of holiday inspiration with this coffee table book from National Geographic. Taking a deep dive into the travel publication's rich archives it's as appealing to History buffs as nomadic souls.


With its athletic details and timeless design, The Iconic Rugby Shirt captures the preppy yet sporty sensibility that has long defined the Polo Ralph Lauren brand. Featuring all the hallmarks of a traditional rugby shirt, it’s perfect for dressed down weekend style, and for stealing from his wardrobe too.



If you are sick of him nabbing your Pro-Collagen Marine Cream, buy him this super smart essentials kit from Elemis. It's packed with an arsenal of essentials from face cream, body wash and cleansers in a nifty overnight bag.

If you are sick of him nabbing your Pro-Collagen Marine Cream, buy him this super smart essentials kit from Elemis.


Who wouldn't be thrilled with a Prada coat come Christmas morn?! This coat is neutral enough for work and play, with the added flair of the prince of wales check.


For the techie in your life, these Bose wireless headphones will be sure to impress. With Bluetooth connectivity they are as handy for taking calls, as listening to a carefully curated Spotify playlist, or drifting off to a podcast.


For cognac connoisseurs there's only really one gift- Hennessy XO. The distinguished cognac dates back to 1870 (with such a long history, you know it will be good!) with warming notes of oak, candied fruits and spice. Good for sucking up to the father-in-law.

For cognac connoisseurs there’s only really one gift- Hennessy XO.


The best cufflinks punctuate a classic shirt, catching the eye, without being too garrish. These prussian blue pair from rising jeweller, Alice Made This, add a pop of colour without being too 'look at me!'.


There's simply no excuse for unkempt stubble thanks to Acqua di Parma, who has put the indulgence back into shaving with it's Barbiere range. This smart travel bag in the brand's iconic sunny yellow contains a shaving cream, after shave emulsion and 20ml bottle of their woody, citrusy Colonia cologne.


For the gift with a conscience, opt for LOVE BRAND & Co- the sustainable mens' swimwear brand committed to elephant conservation. With this chic duo, there will be no need for last minute scrambling at the airport for holiday swim trunks.

Pair with LOVE BRAND & Co Linen Shirt 

For the gift with a conscience, opt for Love Brand & Co- the sustainable mens’ swimwear brand committed to elephant conservation.


Evening shoes need not be dull- especially when they are rendered in Bordeaux velvet and adorned with tassels. For more flamboyant types, these loafers are perfect for dinner parties and black-tie events.


Taylor Morris London specialisea in classic sunglasses, so timeless you can wear again and again for years to come. The Aldridge frame is inspired by 60s style icons (we're thinking JFK to The Beatles) and comes in a variety of lens and frame colours depending on your personal style.


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