December is here!!! You know what that means?

Christmas is just around the corner!

I love Christmas. I get to spend time with my family and friends. BUT what really thrills me is the shopping spree. One of my personal challenges is finding good buys for guys. Can you girls relate? Most of the time they are happy with unwashed for days pair of jeans, the same old bag, an overused watch and dirty shoes for months. Gift choices can be limited and, at times, frustrating.

Let me help you out.

Here are a few for him gift ideas:

032 kantarines shirt zerothreetwo

COMFY SHIRT – This tops my list because you can never go wrong with a shirt.   Since it’s a safe choice, try to make it a little more special by choosing shirts with unique designs that would fit his personality. Of course, he should also look cool. Here are a few suggestions.

Philips 8290 shaver unboxing

ELECTRIC SHAVER – It’s not something most guys think of, but if you hate that thing sticking out of his chin, this is a good hint. Getting him an electric shaver will make his regimen easier and better.

Komono watch

GOOD LOOKING WATCH –   Every guy needs a good looking watch. Since they don’t really wear earrings or any other accessories, it’s important to invest on a good watch. You can check out a few good time pieces here or here.


SLEEK MULTI- TOOL – Guys want to look masculine. Whether they admit it or not, they want to look and feel like a modern knight in shining armor. Yes, it’s kinda cheesy! They can’t have a big shiny sword (Where would they put it?). Having a multi-tool is like having a bunch of little swords for different uses. You can check out HAHN (SM City Cebu) and Tactical Asia (Capitol Area) for great multi-tool options.


SEXY TIE – Even if your guy doesn’t use a tie every day, a sexy tie is something that he should have. Sexy ties can vary from silk, plain or print. At least these won’t cost you an arm and a leg. If he doesn’t have a suit to go with it, then that should be your next purchase. You might want to save for that suit. Check out the department stores in the malls for various choices. Or try something new and visit Anthill for a necktie with native fabrics.

aframe optics

NICE EYEWEAR – We’re in the Philippines. It’s always a good idea to have nice eyewear. This is one of the few accessories guys really use so you better get him something nice. I suggest these bamboo framed Aframe Optics.

Union Station Perfume Display

SIGNATURE COLOGNE – Most guys I know don’t usually use cologne. Uhm… they should. Ask any girl. Take looks out of the picture, what do they look for in a guy? I would be willing to bet that smells good would be one of the answers. You could get Issey Miyake or D&G, but what I would recommend the most is Michael Jordan’s perfume. Plus points if your guy is a basketball fan. For perfumes, Rustans and Duty Free are the top places to go to.

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