Have you finished your holiday shopping yet? I bet you haven’t and I bet you have a super-stylish guy friend, or boyfriend, or son that you’re stumped on what to get for the holidays.
That’s why I’m here. Think of me as StyleCaster’s StyleMaster, or ManCaster, or… nevermind, just think of me as Drew Tillman, a humble ambassador of style and gifting.
Here are 11 last-minute gifts you can still get, or use as inspiration. From bespoke subscriptions to dapper boots to sleek bags, here are your holiday (and 2015) must-haves.
A classic ruckstack should be a staple in any guy's closet. They're super functional and if well-designed, can be used in both recreational and professional settings. Sword & Plough not only makes extremely handsome bags, but they've got a great cause. Using recycled military materials, they help employ veterans to produce the bags and donate a portion of the proceeds to the Wounded Warriors Project.
Sword & Plough Signature Ruck in Coast Guard Blue; $289 at swordandplough.com
Winter is here, and that means boot season. Opt for a more polished style so you can dress them up for work or dress them down for the weekend. Thursday Boot Co. is makes durable and sophisticated boots using quality materials at an amazing price point.
Thursday Boot Co. President Boot in Brown; $199 at thursdayboots.com
Bespoke Post boxes are like mini boutiques or specialty stores. Each box has a specific theme and is packed with well-curated, beautiful products. Boxes can contain anything from mixology essentials to a shaving kit; one box even included a hatchet with oil to keep your tool in tip-top shape. And if you don’t like the upcoming box, you can opt to skip it.
Bespoke Post Subscription; $45/Box at bespokepost.com
Do you sing in the shower? We know you do. Why not enhance your performance with water-resistant speaker from Nude Audio? These bluetooth speakers boast minimal design and serious sound.
Water Resistant Bluetooth Speaker; $69 at nudeaudio.com
Tack on some serious style points with this leather/wool combo peacoat from All Saints. It's the standard peacoat with a twist. Bonus points, the collar is detacheable.
All Saints Vettel Leather Peacoat; $995 at allsaints.com
The days of bulky messenger bags are over. Now men have access to sleeker, more minimalist designs and this Ben Minkoff folio is perfect. Detailed in a snake skin leather pattern, the bag comes with a handle to make it easier to carry and add some flair.
Ben Minkoff Warren Pouch; $175 at rebeccaminkoff.com
On it's own, this jacket is a bold and awesome look. But if you're feeling hesistant, think about layers. Wear this under a wool peacoat and you've got a hint of silver brightening up your look. Easy right?
Zara Shiney Grey Jacket; $119 at zara.com
With sneakers still solidly on trend, an all-black New Balance is a no-brainer. Dress it up with a suit or dress it down with a white tshirt and jeans.
New Balance Sneakers; $123 at asos.com
Get some cheeky art to add some pizazz to your apartment decor. These cross-stitched quotes look harmless but pack some serious sass.
Cross Stitch on Etsy; $25 at etsy.com
Up your shaving game with high-quality blades and products from Harry's. Harry's is a subscription based product offering a range of shaving sets at great price points. We recommend The Winston in silver. Plus, you can get the handle engraved for just $15 to add that special touch.
The Winston Set; $25 at harrys.com