Platform’s Gift Guide for Him


With Christmas fast approaching, here at platform we’ve put together a selection of gift guides which we  hope will give you some fab ideas that will make your present shopping that little bit easier! Our first guide is For Him, which includes gifts for every man in your life, no matter how difficult they are…

1. For the Jet Setter
These retro style shades are nice enough to make anyone want to book a holiday. Originally known for being worn by legendary musicians, these glasses are a staple piece for any man looking to soak up some sun and look good whilst doing it. Ray-Ban Round Metal Gold Sunglasses, £125

2. For the Professional
 Every working man needs a black tie, and this woven design just shakes things up a little. This tie is perfect for the fashion conscious working man yet can be easily dressed down – it goes with everything! Black Knitted Silk Tie ,£19.50 TM Lewin

3. For the thrill seeker
Get his pulse racing with an experience day such as this driving experience from Virgin Experience. One of the more expensive items on my list, but one he will definitely remember. ‘Supercar Blast’ Driving Experience, Virgin Experience Days £49

4. For the Fitness Enthusiast
Every man needs that little push to do some exercise after Chrsitmas, and this Under Armour top provides just that. Not only does the 4-way stretch fabrication allow for greater mobility but the top also has ‘anti odour technology’, so he wont be too smelly when he gets home either! Under Armour HeatGear Long Sleeve Compression Top, John Lewis £30

5. For Every Man on Your List
Described by as the ‘long time uniform of the naked man’ . The soft, breathable cotton-stretch jersey makes these boxers not only comfortable but also sexy and well fitting. Calvin Klein Men’s Three Pack Trunks, House of Fraser £36

6. For the Music Lover
A great gift for a music loving man that wont break your bank account. They’re simply to set up , easy to use plus they feature 5 watts of power, allowing a rich stereo sound for his favourite tunes. Logitech Z130 Speakers, John Lewis £19.99

7. For the guy with a beard
These luxurious daily shave essentials are the ultimate pairing, and will give him the perfect shaving experience. Dee Deeply moisturising and nourishing, this shave cream and soothing balm will leave the skin super smooth and free of irritation. Gentleman’s Tonic Shaving Duo, Man Kind £36

8. For the tech junky 
If he loves a gadget and hates low battery, this is the gift for him. Available in matte black or white this case will not only protect your phone but will stop you having to face that dreaded ‘low battery’ warning we all hate so much. Charging phone case, Anker £34.99

9. For the trainer lover
Vans have done it again with these high top classics . Inspired by the classic ‘Old School’ these light weight trainers are stylish and comfortable whilst also being great value for money. Vans Sk8-Hi Suede Trainers, Vans Official £55

10. For the man with expensive taste
Does he love a label? My final gift is perfect if you’re feeling particularly generous this Christmas. This semi fitted Kenzo jumper is perfect for a man whose fashion conscious or a label lover (plus you’ll probably be in his good books until Christmas 2018!). Kenzo Black appliquéd sweatshirt, Harvey Nichols £160

By Bex Whitley 

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