When it comes to buying gifts for men—fathers, boyfriends, significant others, best friends—it’s easy to gravitate towards their hobbies for a little gift-giving guidance.
For fitness fanatics the latest gym tech is a given. For the handyman in your life a simple trip to Bunnings opens a world of options. But, it’s the dapper dads and luxury-loving lads in our lives that prove the trickiest to buy for.
With a taste for the finer things in life, whether it’s single malt whisky or the must-have sneaker of the moment, the bon vivant or trend-setter in you’re shopping for will be delighted with one of these luxury gift ideas, below.
Best Luxury Gifts For Men In Australia
Tom Ford Full-Grain Leather Holdall, $6,080 at Mr Porter
For the weekend traveller in your orbit, this stylish and durable leather bag comes with a fully lined interior and an optional shoulder strap.
F1 Style Race Car Driving Experience, $439 at RedBalloon
If, like us and everyone else, he’s become an F1 fanatic thanks to Drive To Survive, or perhaps he’s long been a revhead, this day on the track complete with 10 laps in a Formula Ford race car will really get him going.
Whiskey Lovers Wonderland Personalised Alcohol Gift Box, $197 at The Neighbours Cellar
Delight your whisky-loving man with this bespoke set; it includes personalised whisky, a premium glass and classy ice cube, along with delectable dark chocolate pretzels.
Dior Oblique Tie, $370 at Dior
No man ever uttered the words, ‘I own too many ties’. As such this silk slim tie with tonal Dior Oblique jacquard will prove not only a timeless classic but bring that touch of quiet luxury to any look.
Figaro Chain, $448 at Mejuri
Paul Mescal in Normal People, Jacob Elordi in Euphoria, Lucas Bravo in Emily In Paris…Need we further argue the merits of buying your boyfriend/husband/significant other a neck chain? We think not.
Wear We Met Men’s Architect Zephyr Personalised Watch, $179 at Hardtofind
If he has a penchant for timepieces, this customisable watch with a walnut strap is handcrafted in London for a sophisticated taste.
Echo Pop Smart Speaker, $29 (usually $79) at Amazon
This compact smart speaker, fit with Alexa, features voice-control and full, crisp sound, perfect for the tech-loving muso or podcast fan in your life.
Despite its casual façade, the denim jacket is a sartorial staple of any man’s wardrobe. We adore the turn-up cuffs and leather piping on this number.
R.M.Williams Comfort Craftsman Boots, $649 at The Iconic
Owning a pair of R.M.Williams is a right of passage. Whether they’re yet to splurge on their first or they’ve worn through their tenth pair, these never fail to delight.
Acqua Di Gio Profondo Eau De Parfum, from $115 (40ml) at Armani Beauty
With notes of bergamot, green mandarin, aromatic essences and amber accord, this cologne is a captivating addition to his collection.
Samsonite Lite-Box ALU 76cm Spinner Suitcase, $1,599 at The Iconic
Samsonite have quite the reputation in the luggage space and for good reason. Crafted with a sleek, black, anodised aluminium shell with reinforced corners this suitcases delivers on style and performance.
Gucci Sunglasses, $700 at Eyewear Index
The square shape of these aviators bring an edgy update to the classic aviator—a shape which suits all faces, so there will be no complaints come gifting time.
What Do You Get A Guy With Expensive Taste?
Shopping for a guy with expensive taste is no easy feat, but there are a few factors to consider when picking a gift.
If you’re looking for clothes and accessories consider their personal style and the brands that suit them as well as looking out for the latest must-have buy of the moment. You could also consider their hobbies and interest to guide your purchase—are they into tech and gaming, fashion or music, sports or design?
What Luxury Items Do Men Buy?
If you’re looking for a luxe gift for the man in your life, you may want to consider one of the below.
- Watches or jewellery.
- New tech such as headphones, smart watches or gaming devices.
- Accessories such as wallets, belts, hats or scarves.
- A new jacket.
- A new cologne.
- Luxe luggage, bags or briefcases.