Modern heritage British made Christmas gifts for him
Life's too short give ugly, badly made products that won't last Christmas let alone a lifetime. That is why we have specially curated a selection of British made Christmas gifts for him that not only look good but are made better and last longer. Products that actually enhance life not frustrate it. Products that have stories behind them from smaller, lesser known but, infinitely better brands.
CORGI - LIGHTWEIGHT WOOL SOCKS COLLECTION
Corgi Hosiery have been making socks in Wales since 1892 and have a Royal Warrant from HRH Prince of Wales. Their lightweight woollen socks are sumptious to wear, offering real comfort yet letting feet breathe. And with a pair of socks for everyday of the week don't you think his sock draw could do with a pep up this Chrsitmas?
A gift for the gentleman who likes to look after his appearance. There are probably no finer brushes made in the world than those made at the Kent Brushes workshop in Hertfordshire. The ebony club hair brush is created from a single block of ebony by master craftsmen using traditional techniques, with each bristle woven in individually to create a coiffuring masterpiece.
Banton Frame Works are dedicated to making the finest of sunglasses. Made from some of the best Italian acetate and handcrafted on the shore of Loch Banton just outside of Glasgow, they are on a mission to revive the spectacle industry in Britain. Timeless in style yet with modern flair, the Profile range show how boring RayBans are. He'll be thankful of this thoughtful gift when the sun starts to shine in spring.
Perfectly weighted and a true delight to use, AJOTO create modern writing instruments that are both modern in design but hark back to the days of true craftsmanship. Each pen is made from a single piece of medical grade steel, then finished by hand. They are uncoated so they patina over time to become truly his pen of distinction.
Handcrafted in Shropshire by a Carla Risdon and her two sons. Risdon&Risdon aprons have adorned such luminaries as Jamie Oliver and the Masterchef finalists. They are made from some of the world's most sustainable cotton and are splendid Christmas gift for cooks, gardeners, artists and craftsmen alike. Hardwearing and stylish with a lifetime guarantee.
Whether you are a bit of a history buff or a sportsman these fully working silver cufflinks take make a unique and wonderful gift. They are exact, fully working miniature replicas of the fateful Titanic First Mate's Whistle and also the whistle that was used in the 1966 World Cup Final. Made in Birmingham by ACME and stamped at the assay office.
Handcrafted by master leather workers in Cambridgeshire. These unique British Racing Green 12.5" and 14" satchels don't leave the Original Satchel Store workshop until they are absolutely perfect. Over time the beautiful leather will soften to create a timeless satchel that will last you a lifetime. A gift that keeps on giving.
Handcrafted in Wiltshire Dents have been making some of the world's finest gloves since 1777 and Muncaster are no exception, made from the finest hand-cut Hairskin leather and backed with the famous Abraham Moon Yorkshire Tweed. The lining that adds warmth and comfort is made of the finest 3 ply Scottish cashmere. They are as dashing as they are practical and he'll be overjoyed on that Christmas day walk.
WENTWORTH - PEWTER AND LEATHER 6oz HIP FLASK
Probably the world's most famous pewter manufacturer. Wentworth Pewter hip flasks are Christmas gift for any gentleman worth his salt. Perfect for a day at the races, a ambling ramble or fly fishing in the lakes. Hand finished in Sheffield with a Hereford leather wrap to add a touch of class. Buy a bottle of his favourite tipple and it makes a wonderful Christmas gift.
The British weather is a temperamental mistress, that is probably why the British make the world's finest umbrellas and nothing says a 'man of class' than a Stout Malacca umbrella. Made by Fox Umbrellas (who are known as the Rolls-Royce of umbrellas) the GS6 is the real deal. Made on a wooden shaft and on a 25" Fox frame and treated well should last longer that a lifetime. It comes in a large Toblerone shaped box, he'll never guess what is inside once wrapped..