The holidays, from Thanksgiving to New Years, holidays at the end of the year really are something else. I don’t mean the coming together of loved ones, creating cherished moments that we’ll carry with us years from now. No, I mean the rush of finding gifts, the panic, the chaos of end of the year sales at every shopping mall as the festive dates draw closer. Fret not, as of this moment we will be posting our Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide every week so you can skip the hassle and focus on the right gift for your loved ones. So, stay tuned for this limited series, as for now, here are our picks for your rock, your anchor, your place of comfort – that special man in your life.
Original Cabin Aurora Borealis
RIMOWA unveils its latest collection for this holiday season, looking to the stars, the aurora of norther lights. We welcome the special-edition Original Cabin Aurora Borealis, a limited edition that is reimagined, drawing inspiration from the captivating Aurora Borealis phenomenon. A continuation of their celestial collections, this suitcase features vibrant green and violet colours on the backdrop of black aluminium. In a design that pays close attention to detail, the suitcase features astral designs to resemble the stars in our galaxy.
The Original Cabin Aurora Borealis is made in Cologne, Germany, a workmanship that utilises techniques that have been honed for more than a century. Only a thousand numbered pieces are made for this exemplary suitcase. It is an ideal gift for the frequent traveller with an eye for the captivating wonders this world has to offer. RIMOWA.
Dior Backgammon collection
Christian Dior a brand, an influence, a household name in the fashion scene for generations. Inspiring revolutionary looks that transitions one era to the next. The Maison will be releasing their latest backgammon collection. This limited collection includes two dark blue sets stylised in their own unique pattern. The sets also feature an embroidered covered with patterns made in France. The set seen here on our list features a Toile de Jouy pattern, an ideal gift for those who appreciate the intricacy of this design style and of course, enjoys a good game of backgammon. The first wave of the collection is slated for release on 15th November. Other sets in this collection include a powder pink set that comes in a smaller size as well as another dark blue set both designed in the Dior Oblique pattern. Christian Dior.
Leather Bomber Jacket
Loro Piana creates meticulously crafted pieces aspiring from time honoured traditions and innovation. This exquisite ‘Patton’ bomber jacket is a fine creation made from supple brown leather with comfortable ribbed hem finishes. Made from Italy, this bomber jacket features snap and zip fastening and is a non-stretchy leather. This jacket comes in a regular fitting and is a handsome gift to give your man that rugged swaggering look. Mr Porter.
Patek Philippe’s 5373P Grand Complications
Patek Philippe unveils its first left-hander chronograph in recent history, reference 5373P-001, this timepiece stands out with the unusual arrangement of the pushers and displays. Running on the CHR-27-525 PS Q calibre, this timepiece has the thinnest split-seconds chronograph movement with perpetual calendar ever built. In a platinum case, this timepiece features a charcoal-coloured dial with black gradation and red varnishes on its chronograph hands – resonating a sporty and contemporary style that echoes onto its strap. An exclusive timepiece, this watch is a gift that is both timeless and exquisite. Patek Philippe.
Shadow Leather-Trimmed Mesh Sneakers
Nodding to its legacy in leatherwork, we welcome Berluti’s Shadow Leather-Trimmed Mesh Sneakers. A fine craftsmanship outside of its usual dress shoes collection, Berluti has created a shadow pair that’s sleek and aspires adventure. These sneakers are made from soft and breathable mesh with lightweight rubber soles. Featuring a navy and black mesh as well as brown leather, these lace-up sneakers come with a dust bag. Mr Porter.
Slim-Fit Shearling Jacket
TOM FORD’s Slim-Fit Shearling Jacket is a classic aesthetic reinterpreted in a stylish manner. Warm, well-made, this cut slim jacket features four practical pockets as well as articulated sleeves to create a more natural fit. This jacket comes in brown shearling and includes a two-way zip fastening. Made in Italy, this jacket is designed for a slim fit cutting and has a thick non-stretchy shearling. A gift that goes with the holiday season. Mr Porter.
Meisterstück Croc-Effect Leather Duffle Bag
Montblanc’s practical duffle bag is an investment. For those overnights and weekend trips, this is a practical choice for those with a busy schedule. Made exquisitely in Italy from croc-effect leather, this duffle bag includes a spacious interior with many pockets to organise their belongings. In addition, it features a lock and key to keep the most precious items safe and secured. A chic gift to go with that debonair appeal. Mr Porter.