We hear you: Gift shopping for a guy, your guy, old guy, new guy, any guy, is TOUGH! But, lucky for us we live in the internet age of limitless access to amazing websites– that sometimes even ship to Canada.
Three things to keep in mind when shopping for guys: unique, thoughtful and personal. Notice we didn’t say expensive? Behold, an amazingly iPad-free gift list!
IF – He’s a jock (armchair or otherwise)
Paul Bissonnette’s @BizNasty2point0's loyal Twitter followers love his irreverent take on life in the NHL, and we love the surprisingly stylish T’s and hoodies from his new clothing line.
Available at saucehockey.com, from $27.99.
IF – He needs a style boost but hates trends
RayBan Wayfarer: The shades of choice for cool confident 80’s-era Tom Cruise, Jack Kerouac, Bob Dylan, and the Blues Brothers. End of argument.
Available at sunglasshut.com, from $115.
IF – He’s literate and doesn’t care who knows it
The Walrus: Packed with funny, timely articles about politics and culture, plus great interviews and it comes every month!
A one-year subscription is available at walrusmagazine.com, $29.
IF – He’s a new dad but his sense of humour is still intact
Go the Fuck to Sleep by Adam Mansbach. This book that perfectly describes the frustration that every parent feels coaxing their child(ren) to sleep. Laugh-out-loud, tongue-in-cheek awesomeness.
Available at chapters.indigo.com, from $16.95.
IF – He wishes he worked at Sterling, Cooper, Draper, Pryce
Nothing (besides Betty) makes Don angrier than watery Canadian Club. When frozen, these reusable whiskey stones will keep his drink cool without altering that smooth, smoky flavour.
A set of 9 is available at murrons.com, $24.95.