Holiday Gift Guide For the Guys

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I got all of my inspiration for this Guy’s Gift Guide from my favorite guy. Grant is an active, handsome, humorous, and GQ-esque man, who loves beer, bourbon, and rugged style. And don’t forget to check out my other gift guides as well- Holiday Gift Guide for Wine Lovers Holiday Gift Guide for Wine Loving Women!

Tegra-Lite® Max Carry-On 4 Wheeled Briefcase in Sunrise – $730

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Sexy, durable, rugged, and accessible, this Carry-On made by Tumi offers everything a busy traveling man needs. Tumi is known for durability, style, strength, and functionality, and this hard side wheeled briefcase takes it up a notch. Tegra-Lite® is constructed from Tegris®, which is a material created for use in lifesaving armor, Nascar race cars and protective gear for NFL players. So you know this is going to be awesome and lasting! As you can see from the slideshow, it goes far beyond style and durability. This bag has everything, including a removable laptop pocket (15″) and file divider plus an accessory pouch. There are additional pockets for phone, tablet and more. Find it and all the color options, monogramming, and so on here – Tumi.

Stringbean Coffee 3 Month Gift – $119.95

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This local St. Louis roaster has the coolest vibes and the best tasting coffee in the country! After the first bag we tried we have been hooked. Smooth, rich, vibrant, and freshly roasted in small batches, this coffee is rainforest alliance certified and fair trade certified.  Their decaffeinated coffee uses a chemical-free Swiss Water process that maintains the flavor characteristics of the beans. This coffee comes with a great cause as well, donating to the Café Femenino Foundation, which improves the lives of Peruvian women working in coffee production. Stringbean Coffee offers several different blends and subscription options. The 3 month gift includes 8 bags of freshly roasted coffee every 3 weeks! Find out more and purchase your coffee here – Stringbean Coffee Company.

Bodum 8 Cup Press with Pavina Thermal Glasses – $59.95 

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There is nothing like a cup of coffee fresh from a French Press. I have always favored Bodum presses for their stylish appeal and perfect brewing. This set comes with an 8 cup Chambord French Press and a couple of 12 oz. Pavina cups. The Pavina cups are double walled, keeping your drinks hot without being hot to the touch. When using for cold drinks they will not develop any condensation. Bring on those holiday iced coffees! These mouth blown glasses are microwave, oven, and dishwasher safe. Find this awesome set here – Bodum Chambord 8-Cup Press with Bonus Pavina Thermal Glasses. Want tips on how to brew the perfect cup of coffee? Check out – Brewing the Perfect Cup of Coffee.

Caymus Wine Crate Pet Feeder by Alpine Wine Design – $100-150

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The other main man in my life happens to be our dog, Lukas. Lukas and all of your four-legged friends deserve their own ritzy pick this year. A wine obsessed Mom, I was so excited when one of my friends told me about Alpine Wine Design. This Colorado based company has the finest selection of hand crafted wine barrel home decor and furniture. Any wine lover will go crazy for all of the premium designs found here – Alpine Wine Design.

Scotch & Stout Truffles – $46

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Scotch and Stout truffles… let that sink in for a second. These truffles are shells of milk and bittersweet chocolate, creamy chocolate ganache flavored with either 10-year-old Macallan Scotch or Rogue Chocolate Stout from Portland Oregon. Did you get all that? Good! Now go get these immediately! Valerie Confections was unanimously awarded Best Chocolatier by Los Angeles Magazine, and one bite of these truffles will have anyone wholeheartedly agreeing.

Jefferson’s Pritchard Hill Cabernet Cask Finished – $75

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The holidays bring so much joy, wine, and spirits, it was only fitting that a Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey aged in Cabernet barrels would make this list! With notes of dark berry, espresso, and chocolate, Jefferson’s Reserve Pritchard Hill Cabernet Cask Finished smooth bourbon has just the smallest kick of sweetness to it. This is the bourbon I use for baking, gifting, and relaxing with by the fireplace on a cold winter’s night. It is divine and you can find it here – Reserve Bar.

Neiman Marcus Dog Days 7-Pack of Sock – $95

Men love socks! These are perfect those sock loving guys who also love dogs, humor, fashion, and comfort. 7 cozy pairs sport different dog designs for each day of the week. These are all rolled up in a great gift box and exclusively at Neiman Marcus.

Woolrich – Plum Run Waterproof Jacket – $395

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This is the ideal jacket for any guy with an active lifestyle. The jacket features long] wool sleeves have Milano stitching, several pockets, a coating of DWR (Durable Water Repellent), along with Thermadore Ecodown Insulation. The fill is made out of recycled PET bottles. All of that, and it looks great too! Find out more and purchase at – Saks Fifth Avenue.Saks Fifth Avenue.

Kiehl’s Men’s Starter Kit – $43

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Starter kits are the best way to try products for the right length of time before knowing if it’s the right one. This is set is excellent for anyone who travels or likes to keep an extra set of products in their office, gym bag, etc. This set is made by Kiehl’s and includes some of their best classics: body scrub soap, facial moisturizer & cleanser, hand salve and shave cream. Find it here – Kiehl’s.

Beer Can Chicken Crate – $74.99

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For those guys who love to grill, Man Crates made a Beer Can Chicken Crate! This sealed wooden crate contains : Beer Can Roaster, Ancho Chicken Rub, Any Day Chicken Rub, Poultry Shears, & a Poultry Thermometer. What a fun box to have under the tree! Find it here – Man Crates.

Bobby Flay Fit : 200 Recipes For a Healthy Lifestyle – $23.57

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Bobby Flay is a master chef, the ultimate grill master, and all around guy’s guy! This cookbook is here for the holidays and includes recipes for rubs, relishes, marinades to create flavorful and healthier, lower calorie meals. This book includes recipes for smoothies, snacks to fuel workouts, breakfast bowls, soups, and more! Find it here – Bobby Flay Fit: 200 Recipes for a Healthy Lifestyle.

Apple Airpods – $159

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For those Apple devotees, these are what he wants and needs this year! These wireless AirPods automatically connect to your Iphone, Apple Watch, Mac, or Ipad. These AirPods give 5 hours of listening time on one full charge and once your battery does get low, it only takes 15 minutes to get 3 hours more. With their optical sensors that tells the pods they are in your ears and so much tech overload going on, this is just plain music to our ears!

Happy Holidays from Ritzy Mom!

 

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