From watches to whisky, here’s a selection of practical gift ideas for the man who already seems to have everything.
He’s always dreamed of owning a classic car, but has baulked at the cost, or the hours he’ll have to spend under the bonnet.
Live the dream without the harsh reality by hiring a classic motor from Great Escape Cars for an unforgettable weekend in the country.
Cars available range from a Jaguar E-Type (pictured above) to a Jensen Interceptor. The guide price for a day in a Jaguar E-Type is £399.
• See GreatEscapeCars.co.uk.
If you want to mark the date this year, consider this stylish timepiece from Italian luxury fashion house Salvatore Ferragamo. The Ferragamo Time watch is made from stainless steel with gold plating and has a silver double-layer guilloché dial.
• Priced at £1,390, from Ferragamo.com.
Loro Piana’s summer shoes are a perennially comfy slipper, and will be as welcome in the office with a suit as with more casual wear, says Jeffrey Podolsky in Barron’s. Pictured are the classic blue shoes in water-repellent suede (£505).
• See LoroPiana.com.
If your dad’s a whisky lover, you might struggle to impress the man who has already sampled every malt on the market. So why not let him try his hand at making his own tipple? The Master of Malt Home Blending Kit contains everything he’ll need to perfect his own blend.
• The kit costs £69.95 from MasterOfMalt.com.
A simple-looking but elegant Crystal Braid decanter with tumblers from Nambé. Made from full-lead crystal.
• The decanter costs £155 and a set of two tumblers is £67, from NambeInternational.com.