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Christmas Gift Guides

Christmas gift guide: Genteel men

For the older man of style and substance

1 Molton Brown Heart of Darkness set, £65 Peppery products to spice up his grooming routine moltonbrown.co.uk

2 Paul Smith flannels twin pack, £21 Less wash rags than stylish sink accessories houseoffraser.co.uk

3 Manolo Blahnik umbrella, £95 An olive-green exterior meets a rosebud print interior liberty.co.uk

4 Carolina Herrera washbag, £110 Give his toiletries some TLC with this designer piece of kit tel: 020 3441 0965

5 Dachshund cufflinks, £105 Spruce up his shirts for a sartorial life, doggy-style hiddenartshop.com

6 Wool felt slippers, £55 A cosy Christmas essential that'll keep his feet warm long after the festive season's over toast.co.uk

7 Borsalino fur felt trilby, £245 For the Mad Man in your life – though keep him away from the drinks if you don't want him to go too Don Draper aspinaloflondon.com

8 Strictly English, £8.39 A wry guide to correct usage and style waterstones.com

9 Sipsmith sloe gin, £20 The newest tipple from London's trendiest boutique distillery majestic.co.uk

10 Charon wax pea coat, £225 Barbour and designer Joe Casely-Hayford offer a hardy take on the nautical classic johnlewis.com