Christmas Gift Guide: Presents for Him

Classic gifts are far from boring: whether stocking stuffer or seasonal splurge, Lee Holmes has the pick of presents for the gent in your life

“Christmas is all around us,” as Bill Nighy’s aged rocker sardonically informs viewers of Love Actually.

We know money can’t buy love, but surely it can purchase a bit of comfort and joy, not least in the form of super-soft cashmere. You may have forgotten how long and cold the season was last year, but believe me, it’s long and cold. The receiver of your bounty will no doubt be grateful for being able to cuddle up in something cosy.

A gift is something special, to be treasured forever – or if not, it should at least come with a gift receipt.