Gifts for him
Last week we shared our favourite Christmas gifts for her so now it’s the turn of the boys! The next film in our ‘Humankind’ campaign, Humankind Vol. 6, continues our exploration into stories of giving and given between best friends, lovers, family, strangers and colleagues, looking specifically at intimate moments shared between men.
Working with Studio Thomson we have created film and stills together with the wonderful Amie Milne, celebrating simple yet meaningful everyday acts of kindness. We often talk about female friendship, emotion and interactions between women, but too often these are overlooked when it comes to men. Christmas is the perfect time to celebrate these moments of softness and the relationships we have with the men in our lives.
Finding the ideal present for him can sometimes be a tricky task, particularly if he’s the guy who has everything. But with our minimalist aesthetic and timeless materials, you’re sure to find something that he not only needs in his wardrobe, but will love.
Browse our full collection of men’s accessories for gifts for your husband or boyfriend, dad or brother, best friend or colleague. No matter his style, choose an accessory to add a refined edge to his 2020 style. Here are some of our favourites from the team in the AMT studio.
Every man needs a good pair of cufflinks (or two). Whether he works in an office or loves dressing up for special occasions (did you say New Year’s Eve?), cufflinks make for a meaningful gift that he will wear for years to come. Go for one of our classic designs like the Alexander copper, Jasper brass, Lapworth brass or Bancroft silver cufflinks and they are sure to never go out of style.
Precision turned in our British factory that specialises in Aerospace parts or hand finished by our Silversmith in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter, these cufflinks are not only pared back and honest, but tell a story. You can even add your own memories and initials to many of our designs thanks to our complimentary in-house engraving service. Just look out for ‘engrave me’ when you are browsing our cufflinks and add an extra special personal touch to your gift.
Men’s bracelets for gifting
Looking for something that he can wear down the pub with friends as much as to a party? Then our men’s bracelets could be the gift you’ve been looking for. Our cuff bracelets are precision turned in our Aerospace factory before being hand formed and finished, whereas our rope bracelets feature bold colours and are made from Dyneema cord, the world’s strongest fibre. We love the Maxwell copper bracelet for its rich and warming copper tones or one of our ID bracelets, like the Charlie or the Bradshaw, with their dedicated space for engraving.
Is there a metal that says Christmas more than gold? It’s bright, it’s sophisticated and it embodies the spirit of celebration. That’s why, due to customer demand and exclusively for Christmas, we’ve made our best-selling Bancroft tie bar and Erno cufflinks in 9ct gold. Treat him to this gold gift set and he’ll be set to take on 2020 with confidence.
Another of our limited-edition Christmas Editions, the Copper Pot, is a beautiful gift for him this Christmas. Expertly made in solid copper, this tactile and honest object is perfect for adorning his desk and for adding a touch of material honesty to the home. He can use it however he wishes, making for a truly versatile and personal gift choice.
Perhaps a necklace is more his vibe? Our Dot silver and silver mottled dog tag necklaces for men feature an oxidised solid silver chain with aerospace grade steel ID dog tags. The ID tags can be engraved and personalised by opting for our complimentary engraving service, making the ideal gift for him.
Machined in our British Aerospace factory before being hand worked in our London studio, they are lapped and sanded or given a mottled hand-sketched finish. The chains are 75cm 925 silver and have 3 size settings to allow him to fit the chain at his preferred hanging length, meaning you don’t have to worry about a thing.
Whether the man if your life is more of a suit wearer or goes for a laid-back style, there’s a lapel pin for the most formal and most casual dressers. They look as great worn on the lapel of a blazer as they do on a denim jacket, making them some of our favourite gifts for this Christmas.
We recommend one of our Dot lapel pins, in brass, steel and mottled designs, so that you can engraved his initials, words or memories to offer a tailored present. They look fantastic worn individually or grouped together to create more of a statement.
If you’re looking for something more colourful, then our collection of Jessica Bird lapel pins is perfect. An artistic collaboration with Scottish artist and illustrator Jessica Rose Bird, each pin design is inspired by British flowers, with Jessica’s beautiful illustrations diamond drag engraved into the patina surface of each piece. We love the yellow Freesia pin pictured here.
Our collection of men’s rings are the perfect gifts for underneath the Christmas tree this year. Simple, minimalist and effortless, there is a band width, finish and metal to suit his style. Plus, if there are any Christmas engagements on the horizon then they may come in handy! Cast in solid silver in Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter by our expert Silversmith, we love our Bancroft silver rings in our signature matte, polished and barrelled finishes.
Need more inspiration? You can browse our full collection of men’s accessories here or follow us on Instagram @alicemadethis to see what we are gifting this festive season.
Film and Photography: Amie Milne. Art Direction: Studio Thomson. Casting & Stylist: Jo Simpson. Hair: Tomoko Fushimi. Makeup: Victoria Martin. Models: Hugh Pelly and Mike Radcliffe.