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Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Gifts for the Fantastic Man (Starting at $12)

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Holiday Gift Guide: 10 Gifts for the Fantastic Man (Starting at $12)

December 15, 2017

For the people on your list who pay attention to details and like a bit of derring do—who doesn’t?— here are 11 present ideas.

 if you&#8\2\17;ve seen our new book, remodelista: the organized home, 9
Above: If you’ve seen our new book, Remodelista: The Organized Home, you know that we swear by trays for easy order. This stylish Swedish trio of Skultuna’s Karui Brass Trays are inset with leather; $110 to $268 each from TRNK.
a year ago, at an opening at meg cohen&#8\2\17;s thompson street boutique i 10
Above: A year ago, at an opening at Meg Cohen’s Thompson Street boutique in NYC, I watched a friend splurge on two  of her featherweight cashmere scarves in hard-to-find unisex designs. He’s been wearing them ever since. This Black and White New York Scarf is one of Meg’s eight light-as-a-feather patterns; $325 from Meg Cohen Design.
the drinks by the dram bathtub gin tasting set is \$\2\2.\13 from masters of ma 11
Above: The Drinks by the Dram Bathtub Gin Tasting Set is $22.13 from Masters of Malt. The 12 Scotch Whiskies of Christmas and other Drinks by the Dram Tasting Sets are also available.
from badger&#8\2\17;s velvet, designer writer ros badger&#8\2\17;s line 12
Above: From Badger’s Velvet, designer-writer Ros Badger’s line of subtly subversive housewares, Filth Soap comes in three scents: rose, lavender, and citrus woods. They’re made by a Lancashire, England, company that’s been producing soap since the mid 19th century; £9 ($12.07). Read about Badger’s Velvet (formerly known as Beggar’s Velvet) in Household Objects for the Literati.
learn the &#8\2\20;building blocks of an effective insult&#8\2\2\1; and 13
Above: Learn the “building blocks of an effective insult” and much more in How to Swear, $14.13, a new international edition of the UK guide, designed and written by the aptly named Stephen Wildish.
&#8\2\20;a revolt against modern deck formats with only black suits in 14
Above: “A revolt against modern deck formats with only black suits in the entire pack,” David Shrigley Playing Cards, $13.02, are a collaboration between the Glasgow-based artist and Third Drawer Down Studio of Melbourne.
we like the way urbanears compact, cloth covered stammen speakers fit unob 15
Above: We like the way Urbanears compact, cloth-covered Stammen speakers fit unobtrusively on shelves. Concrete gray and other colors are currently on sale for $249, marked down from $349.
buly \1803, the french revival apothecary line, is all about exquisite packagin 16
Above: Buly 1803, the French revival apothecary line, is all about exquisite packaging. Made with shea butter, beeswax, sesame oil, and chamomile, its Pommade Concrète moisturizes hands and feet, and tames hair; $46 from Bergdorf Goodman.
outdoor company poler&#8\2\17;s nine by nine inch square cast iron skillet, 17
Above: Outdoor company Poler’s nine-by-nine-inch square cast-iron skillet, the Squillet is currently on sale for $39.96, marked down from $49.95. When flipped it becomes a griddle and the mountain peak design transfers onto pancakes. See more of the line in Object of Desire.
from london&#8\2\17;s school of life, the \15 minute timer is &#8\2\20; 18
Above: From London’s School of Life, the 15-Minute Timer is “a visual reminder to take a break during the day and carve out 15 minutes for what truly counts”; $38 from Ode to Things.

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