The MTM Gift Guide 2019

Ladies and gentlemen, the magical Christmas period is soon upon us once again. A time where we can try to forget about all the bull**** that has been thrown at us this year, to enjoy the festivities with friends and family.

But whilst you’re basking in the festive feels, it’s also a good time to start thinking about those friends and family who wait with bated breath for this year’s presents.

At Maketh-the-Man we’ve had a look around for a few items worth sinking your teeth into, to get in the good books of all those that matter.

Something for Him

The men in our lives can be hard to buy for and often neglected when it comes to Christmas gifting (especially our poor dads out there). If you’re like me and invest heavily in the whisky realms year on year, then why not try something different in the grooming realm?

Forget the traditional and time to upgrade him in into more trendier stuff. Harry’s will fit that criteria well. Harry’s have a Winston Gift Set which has all your shaving needs to start you off, all under one box.

For a reasonable £38 Father will be getting the Winston razor, Harrys signature shave cream, shave gel and replacement blades. Not bad for a new close shave experience.

Something for Her

Whether its for your sisters, mother or partner there’s nobody going to be more appreciative of your gifts, than her. So when you’re out there looking around, make sure you’ve done your homework. The world of Christmas advent calendars has been booming for the last 4 years, with no sign of it slowing up. As the years as gone by we’ve seen advent calendars move from being traditional chocolates behind every door, to now bigger more premium gifts to open up each day.

Take the Luxury Beauty Advent Calendar from L’Occitane en Prevence. Behind every door she will have the joy of discovering one of their favourite beauty products from the brand they know and love.

The advent itself has £100 worth of goodies stored inside, but available to purchase form £79. Not a bad gifting idea folks and one to keep you in the good books through the rest of the festive period.

Luxury advent calendar from L’Occitane en Prevence – £79

Something for you

You can’t do all that Christmas gift searching for everyone else and not go treat yourself in the process. Which is why we’ve looked for a couple key items worth the indulgence. Recently the premium fashion brand All Saints have thrown watches into their clothes and accessories portfolio, making it even more of a one stop shop for their loyal following.

Watches are all over the market, with some no even worth the ‘time’ looking at them. All Saints bring you something a little more classier than the rest, whilst keeping it really in tune with its brands look and feel.

All Saints Khaki Stainless Steel Watch – £228

Stocking Fillers

When you’re all done and dusted getting the bigger Christmas gifts, it will no doubt be time to think about your extending friends list and potentially the people at work (if you actually into being close to work colleagues). The quickest most effective way to tick everyone on he list will be through some good old fashioned stocking filler options.

It doesn’t need to be an expensive job to do but, can still mean a great deal to those receiving them. Landing on our recently was a fragrance brand that goes by the name BESPOKE. They have a wide range of parfum, body sprays and more, with prices ranging form £3! With prices as low as that for product that’s really decent for the value, you’ll no doubt be filling your boots to cover everyone on your gift list.

BESPOKE Fragrance Collection (exclusive to Superdrug)

We hope this helps give you some ideas of things get for both your loved ones and yourself while you’re at it.

Merry Christmas and we wish you happy shopping!

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Welcome to Maketh The Man, a lifestyle and travel blog by Callum Watt and Anton Welcome.

Maketh The Man launched in 2010 as a home to showcase male jewellery. From the best chunky necklaces to our favourite signet rings. Whilst the Mark Twain quote does say "Clothes maketh the man", we actually think its the finer details that make an outfit really pop. Hence why we decided to focus our attention on how to accessorize your wardrobe.

We quickly expanded our coverage to include all accessories from the best footwear, to the most stylish bags and pocket squares.

Today Maketh The Man has grown to be one of the UKs top male lifestyle blogs covering a range of different categories. From the greatest holiday destinations to the tastiest cocktail or finest whisky recommendations, with a healthy dose of technology and grooming thrown in.