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Gifts for Him

We asked four of our favourite local online stores what they recommend for loved ones this Christmas. This week Utique.co.za shares five products from their online store for the man in your life. 'Barber Shop' leather toiletry case Price: R790 The Barber Shop by Wolf & Maiden Creative Studio is both sturdy and stylish, perfect for bagging all his lotions and potions. This genuine leather men’s toiletry case is available in black, brown or tan. Order by 17 December to receive it in time for Christmas. Cheers Coasters Price: R120 It is the festive season, and chances are, more than a couple of toasts will be raised before it’s over. These rustic solid wood coasters are sure to come in handy at any get-together, and, at only R120, are the perfect secret Santa gift for that difficult-to-shop-for male colleague! Order by 11 December to receive it in time for Christmas. ‘One For All’ wallet: Price: R300 A classic Christmas gift: the men’s wallet. This 100% genuine leather wallet by Urban Africa makes for a stylish, and practical gift this festive season. It’s available in seven shades and features card and note compartments, as well as a leather band to secure. Order by 3 December to receive it in time for Christmas. ‘Little Guy’ leather messenger bag: Price: R700  This super cool men’s messenger bag is available in seven shades and made with 100% genuine leather.  It features two compartments, perfect for iPads, diaries, A4 documents and more. Designed and manufactured in Cape Town. Order by 3 December to receive it in time for Christmas. Zanzan Bowtie: Price: R100  Celebrate your man’s individual style with this handmade Zanzan Bow Tie by Babatunde. Wax printed in blue, brown and black on poly-cotton, the print represents the uniqueness of each human being, the colours embody the future, and the shapes express the vision and structure of success and prosperity through Africa. Also, it just looks so hot right now. The adjustable bow tie measures 7 x 14cm and is handmade in Johannesburg. Order by 3 December to receive it in time for Christmas. All products are available from Utique.co.za. You can also browse for gifts for friends or other family members below:

Find more gift ideas from page 49 in the December issue of House and Leisure, on sale 19 November, 2012.