Special occasions deserve special gifts. Birthdays, Christmas, Valentine’s Day: they all need something meaningful and unique. But knowing the best gifts for men for these occasions can be incredibly challenging. After all, you need something that will be used, something that will last, and something that will be cherished. So, we’ve compiled a list of the best luxury gifts for men for every occasion.
Men’s Gifts On A Budget
We understand that it’s not always possible to spend a fortune on gifts. Therefore, to start things off, here are the best men’s gift options if you’re on a budget.
M’Essentiel London always goes above and beyond to deliver high-quality products sustainably. The M’Essentiel London Card Holder Wallet is no exception. With a sleek, minimalist design, as well as its maximum comfort and toughness, this gift will last a lifetime. Wallets are used all year round, making this cardholder wallet the ideal budget men’s gift for any special occasion.
Described as “slimline and lightweight,” this billfold wallet is a great men’s gift. Aspinal of London is a quality leather products retailer, and this wallet lives up to that. With initial printing options and 8 credit card slots, this billfold wallet is a fantastic men’s gift option.
Made of full-grain Italian leather, M'Essentiel London's traditional billfold wallet is a true masterpiece. It is chunkier than most others on the market at this price range, making it a long-lasting, timeless piece. Its colour and traditional design make it one of the best men's gifts. It is "Made-To-Order" only, therefore, makes a very exclusive special gift that is not mass produced but sustainable and of impeccable quality and craftsmanship.
Perfumes & Colognes
Simply put, patchouli 24 is an incredible fragrance. The unique combination of birch and vanilla brings richness to this scent. A sustainably-produced, warm-scented eau de parfum, patchouli 24 is the ultimate men's fragrance gift.
Gorse Eau De Toilette (100ml) - £80.00
Inspired by a gorse-lined driveway in Provence, this scent captures the essence of summer in the countryside. With invigorating citrus and coconut notes, it transports wearers to sun-kissed heathlands, complemented by a hint of cardamom spice. The fragrance features a heart of jasmine and ylang-ylang, anchored by musk, amber, and milky base notes.
Bleu De Chanel Eau De Parfum (50ml) - £81.00
Chanel is an established name in all things fragrance. Bleu de Chanel is one of their most well-known scents, and at only £81, it truly stands out. With a warm, woody scent, this eau de parfum is a real show-stopper.
Dior Sauvage Elixir (60ml) - £135.00
Sauvage Elixir is a powerful, captivating scent, rich and woody with velvety lavender undertones. Dior has gone above and beyond in producing this exceptional fragrance, and any man would be thrilled to receive it.
M’Essentiel London Minimalist Belt - £90.00
Every man needs a good belt. M'Essentiel London's Minimalist belt is perfect for casual occasions and for any age range. M'Essentiel London has acute attention to detail in all their products, and this is no exception. For only £90, you can't go wrong with this men's gift.
Dents is known for its wide range of high-quality, versatile gloves at good prices. The Dents Three Point Leather Gloves stand true to Dents' reputation. They are a fantastic gift choice for a winter birthday or Christmas. At only £95, the value for money of these classic leather gloves is truly astonishing.
Corgi Patterned Socks - £17.50
Everybody needs a good pair of socks; they should be durable, comfortable, and reliable. Corgi takes things a step further, combining durability and comfort with style and appearance. With many different patterns and colours available, there’s a pair suitable for everyone. This makes Corgi Patterned Socks a solid men’s gift – particularly in the cooler season.
Mid-Range Men’s Gifts
If our budget men’s gift list isn’t quite right for you, and you’d like to spend a bit more on your loved one, here is a list of our mid-range men’s gift suggestions. These gifts are suitable for every special occasion.
M’Essentiel London Linen Shirts - £220.00 - £245.00
M’Essentiel London’s sustainably produced linen shirts cover both formal and casual wear. However, linen is typically associated with a cool, casual style. Crafted with 100% Irish linen, M’Essentiel London’s linen shirts are a fantastic men’s gift for summer months when linen is at its best. On top of this, M’Essentiel London’s colour varieties mean that pairing a linen shirt with its recipient is simple.
Ralph Lauren Slim Fit Pique Polo Shirt - £390.00
Ralph Lauren is an iconic polo shirt brand. And they deliver time and time again. The classic purple label polo shirt design, made with luxury materials, is the ideal mid-range gift for any man.
Crafted with 70% cashmere and 30% silk, Luca Faloni's silk-cashmere crew neck is a gift to be remembered. It's perfect for a smart-casual evening out or a cool autumn day. Its maximum comfort and luxurious feel make it an ideal men's gift for the cooler months.
Hive 010 Brown Leather Boots - €495.00
Hand-crafted in Italy, these Hive brown leather boots are the pinnacle of quality. With an almond-toe side zip and soft leather makeup, they are durable and comfortable. These boots are the perfect autumn men's gift.
Arc 514 Brown Leather Boots - €470.00
The classic Chelsea boot-style design of these dark brown leather boots gives them an understated, versatile look. They are comfortable and hardy and are the ideal gift for a man on any special occasion.
Chronicle 027 Black Leather Ankle Boots - €430.00
These black leather ankle boots are truly unique in style. Borrowing the design of the classic penny loafer, they are the ideal mid-range men's gift. They are hand-crafted from premium leather, giving them maximum durability.
Turnbull & Asser Luxury Silk Tie - Ranges from (£155.00 - £335.00)
Ties are an integral part of a man’s formalwear wardrobe and should always be considered when choosing a formal gift. Turnbull & Asser’s collection of luxury patterned silk ties means that you’ll be able to find the perfect tie for your recipient at any time of the year. The incredibly high quality of these ties means that they will last for years to come.
Suitable for formal wear or casual wear, M'Essentiel London's luxury leather belt goes with any outfit. It's hand-crafted with full-grain Italian leather for maximum comfort and durability. This leather belt is the perfect mid-range men's gift that will last for years.
Moscot Shtarker Sunglasses - £325.00
With their classic, elegant design and different colours, Moscot's aviator-style sunglasses are truly special. Excellent for summer, these are a classy, mid-range accessory gift ideal for any stylish man.
Leather items made using the veg-tanned leather is some of the most sustainable and long lasting gifts that can be given to a loved one. These slim wallets are designed to cut the bulk but still have room for all the essential cards and a functional billfold pocket to carry enough notes. Each wallet is made in our workshop in the UK.
Luxury Gifts For Men
To finish things off, we have compiled a list of the best luxury men's gifts for any occasion. These amazing gifts will show the recipient exactly how much they mean to you and are sure to put a smile on their face.
Perfumes & Colognes
Towards the higher end of the fragrance price range, Green Irish Tweed is a classy fragrance. Inspired by Creed's equestrian tailoring roots, this scent is sophisticated and mature.
Virgin Island Water is another entry from Creed Fragrances. With a fresh, fruity scent, this men's gift option is ideal for a more casual style. Its summery feel makes it perfect during the warmer months.
Parfums de Marly Layton (125ml) - £230.00
Layton is an iconic fragrance with a mainly floral scent, but its woody undertones add further depth to the scent. The perfect debonair's gift, Layton is a quality, high-end eau de parfum.
Bois d'Argent (125ml) - £245.00
This elegant fragrance is part of the La Collection Privée and beautifully composed by the famous perfumer Annick Menardo. It is unisex and is a Woody Chypre fragrance. Top notes are Iris, Cypress and Juniper Berries; middle notes are Myrhh and Patchouli; base notes are Woodsy Notes, Honey, Vanilla, Amber, Resins, Musk and Leather. It is a subtle scent but with good projection and longevity. Being extremely versatile, this fragrance can be easily worn the year around and at any occasion.
Hermes Zipped Double Collar Cashmere Jacket - £1910.00
Hermes' zipped double-collar cashmere jacket is a masterpiece. Made using the finest cashmere and with a contrasting double collar, this jacket is comfortable, warm, and will last for years to come. This is the perfect casual man's gift.
Theory Morvek Zip Leather Jacket - £690.00
The leather jacket is an essential casual piece, and as a men's gift, you can't go wrong with one. Theory's zip leather jacket combines traditional luxury with modern simplicity and looks fantastic.
Once again, M'Essentiel London delivers timeless luxury with the jacket elevato in purple. Crafted using 100% Shetland wool and with a Nehru-inspired smooth collar, the jacket elevato is an absolute classic. Its expert design and purple colouration make it ideal for casual and more formal occasions.
Lux Zikade - Nomos Glashuette - £13,800.00
Possibly, one of the most elegant, sleek and luxury watches available in the market. Each Nomos piece is designed in Berlin and then meticulously made by hand in Glashütte, a small town in Saxony, Germany. Explore the eye-catching collection of Nomos watches where elegant design meets generational craftsmanship.
Blue 100% Pashmina (Cashmere) Scarf - £350.00
Nothing can match the sheer warmth and luxury of a pure handspun, handwoven pashmina cashmere scarf. The wool shed by the Changthangi goats of Ladakh which is a native breed of cashmere goat belonging to the high plateaus of the western Himalayas in northern India is non-itchy and less than 16 microns in diameter. These scarves are made by the local artisans and the entire process is exclusively done by hand that eventually leads to the finest Pashmina known to mankind.
Miansai 2mm Cuban Chain 14K Gold - £690.00
Miansai is a lesser-known brand, but its attitude to quality is nearly unmatched. Their 2mm Cuban chain in 14K gold is no exception to this. For any jewellery-loving man, this is a meaningful, casual gift.
Now that we’ve covered the best gifts for men, you’re all set to show the men in your life how much they mean to you. Remember, some gifts are better in cooler months, while others are more suited to the warmer months. Linen shirts, for example, are fantastic for keeping cool throughout the summer.
M’Essentiel London provides a variety of top-quality men’s apparel and accessories and does so sustainably. So, if you’re looking for the perfect men’s gift for any special occasion, be sure to check out M’Essentiel London’s fantastic store.