He retired at 55. Bored, he took up squash. The exchange of Christmas gifts makes him tense. Though he hires a personal shopper for his gift list, he never receives anything he really likes. It’s the same every year. You dread his tight expression when he opens your gift.
Everyone knows a man who loves the finer things, but what on earth can you get him this year? Here are some great ideas for luxury gifts for men for Christmas.
A convenient site for something new and different is amazingclubs.com. It contains 30 types of clubs – everything from a wine to a dog treat club. Check out these two:
Lobster of the Month Club. Your hard-to-please guy will receive four world-class lobster tails each month, plus a lobster lover’s newsletter. Choose a 3-month club for $284.85 total, 6-month gift for $563.70 or 12-month enrollment for $379.80). The quarterly Lobster of the Season Club is $379.80 total.
Microbrew of the Month Club. Does he savor new brews? He’ll receive 12 bottles of premium microbrews each month from award-winning breweries. Membership costs $383.40. You can also purchase 3- and 6- month memberships or enroll him in the Beer-of-the-Season Club.
For more unusual goodies, browse the pages of mens-gifts.com. Here just a few:
Ultrasonic Eyeglasses Cleaner. It will clean his glasses using ultrasonic waves – no hard chemicals or manual scrubbing required. Just fill the stainless steel tank with tap water and clean up to two pairs of glasses. It also works on precious metals and gems, dentures and CDs. Buy it for $74.50.
Belle Epoque Elektra Espresso Machine. If fine coffee is his passion and your checkbook permits, this espresso machine is the ultimate gift. Made in Italy, it can brew up to 60 holiday espressos. The heated shelf holds up to three cappuccino and five espresso cups, so coffee can always be served in a warm cup. Its price tag is $6,716.50.
Solar Powered Golf Cart. He’ll be thrilled to be the first of his friends to have one. This solar powered golf cart runs off an array of 72 photovoltaic cells in its roof. Its range is around 49 miles, and he’ll be able to recharge it overnight with its 6′ AC adapter or in 15 hours using the solar array. It even has headlights, turn signals, brake lights and a horn. This Christmas gift is priced at $11,492.50.
Pocket-sized Germ Eliminating Light. This unique gift sells for $72.95. It will fit in his palm. It uses UV-C light – the same used to sterilize hospital instruments – to kill 99.9 percent of bacteria, viruses and mold within 20 seconds. Its rechargeable battery lasts four hours after a two-hour charge, and an AC adapter is included.
If the gentleman in question loves anything Burberry, he’ll adore their Italian Perforated Leather Sunglasses. These metal mask sunglasses feature a genuine perforated leather design on the temples and are crafted with flexible nose pads. Their tag reads $265.00. They’re even gold.