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2017 Holiday gift guide: gifts for him


Finding the perfect gift for the guy in your life can be challenging, especially if he’s one of those guys who has everything. Whether he is the thrifty type or a guy more prone to excess, the perfect gift is out there. Here are some ideas to get you started:

Gucci Guilty Pour Homme, $93Nordstrom: This sensual fragrance with notes of lavender, orange blossom and more doesn’t conform to the notes of classic male fragrances. It is the perfect scent for the nonconformist guy.

Boulevard Bomber, $198, Bonobos: The slim-fitting bomber jacket has a rib collar, cuff and hem and is great for the casual workday or weekends. Visit the guide shop at the Shops Buckhead Atlanta, 3035 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta, to see the jacket and order it for delivery.

Holeman and Finch Bottle Shop Gift Card, starting at $25, hfbottleshop.com: Give the gift of booze with a gift card from Holeman and Finch Bottle Shop. Get a physical card or a virtual card in denominations from $25-$5,000. Gift cards may be redeemed at Restaurant Eugene, Holeman and Finch Public House, Holeman and Finch Bottle Shop, H&F Burger (Ponce City Market), and Hop’s Chicken, but not at H&F Bread Co. or at H&F Burger at SunTrust Park (home of the Braves). Holeman and Finch Bottle Shop, 2357 Peachtree Road, Atlanta.

Bitter Southerner Wool Baseball Cap, $48bsgeneralstore.com: He can represent the South in style with this made in the USA wool cap in navy with antique white letters.

“The Dude Diet: Clean(ish) Food for People Who Like to Eat Dirty” by Serena Wolf, $27Amazon.com: From the chef and creator of the food blog Domesticate-Me.com come 125 tasty yet healthy recipes for dudes.

Zegna Pelle Tessuta Belt-Driven Turntable, $2,600, Neiman Marcus: For the guy with high-end musical tastes, a turntable designed by Ermenegildo Zegna with woven Napa base and matching headphones fits the bill. The belt-driven record player is a collaboration with Master & Dynamic and is made in the USA.

Bro Basket, price varies depending on selection, Brobasket.com: There’s no guesswork with pre-made gift baskets from Bro Basket that feature a range of snacks paired with alcoholic beverages from whiskey to Bud Light. Prices start around $30 for simple baskets with snacks.

Click Clock Alarm Clock, $40Container Store: Waking up is simple with a battery-operated alarm clock that also helps him get a good night’s sleep. The Click Clock displays the time, date and temperature only when he wants to see it. He can snap his fingers, clap or gently tap the Click Clock to see the time. It automatically turns off after 20 seconds.

Sock Advent Calendar, $475, Neiman Marcus: If your guy likes to keep his sock game sharp, invest in the Sock Advent Calendar by Marcoliani. Each day offers a pair of luxury socks from the finest Italian yarns in different lengths such as ankle socks and no-show socks and motifs such as classic stripes to bicycle intarsia. The calendar includes 24 pairs of socks in materials ranging from wool, cotton, nylon and spandex. All are made in Italy.

Loot Crate, about $10-$50 per month depending on theme, lootcrate.com: Give him a subscription that any pop culture vulture will love. Called a geek subscription box for gamers and nerds, these crates feature exclusive pop culture collectibles, apparel and gear with themes related to gaming, TV and film and more.


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Nedra Rhone has been a features reporter with the AJC for 10 years. She’s written about everything from fashion to food to news.