This past weekend I took a stroll uptown to take in the holiday lights, the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree, and the unbelievably crowded yet mesmerizing window displays. We put up our Christmas tree, decked out the mantle, and caught people on the street taking photos of our twinkle lights through the window. It officially got me in the holiday spirit.
I always feel confident picking out gifts for my sister and my mom. Maybe it’s a girl thing, but I always know when I’ve nabbed the perfect accessory, dress, or kitchen accoutrement. For the boys in my life it’s a whole different story. They are incredibly picky about clothes, secretive about what they really want, and scattered in their hobbies and interests of the moment. This year I’ve put together my biggest Guy’s Gift Guide ever, and I think I covered the gamut from the bartender, to the sports fan, to the homebody, to the chef, to the secret luxury bath lover…
For the true football fantatic, the NFL sells NFL team hats in the style of either the players or coaches.
For your bartender, or wannabe, one of the most famous cocktail bars in NYC has released a new book including top recipes and tips. Or this classic is a must for any well stocked bar.
Plus all of his recipes will be top of mind with this cheat sheet of a shaker.
Indulge him with some fuzzy, yet very manly, footwear.
The men in my life all seem to be incredibly picky about clothes, in particular the fit, especially when it comes to shirts. This new collection has a slim, modern fit; just drop some hints to see if you’re on the right track.
This funky watch will let your sporty guy carry a medical I.D and money on his ride, run, or raft, without carrying a wallet.
For vino afficionados, Zagat offers a great wine club with low commitment (check delivery options for your state.)
A luxurious treat for your dad, or 20 something brother.
And for the creative chef, the only corndog maker I have ever seen.