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Men's Holiday Gift Guide Vancouver


Men's Holiday Gift Guide Vancouver

'Tis the season, now here are gifts for all reasons for those gentlemen you know (from steals to splurges).

Drinking buddy: The Matix Popper wallet has a built-in bottle opener. And since the wallet’s handy too, there’s no excuse for him not to buy the drinks. $30 at The Boardroom,




Mac man: A PKG iPad case made of plaid or checked wool will keep his precious travelling technology warm and cozy. $39.95 at




Peter Pan forever: So Santa’s not real, but Frosty can be brought back to life with a Snowman Kit that includes a carrot, buttons, pipe and classic four-line Hudson’s Bay scarf. $40 at The Bay Downtown Vancouver,




The one who never calls: Give him Nood’s stylish Get Smart phone reminiscent of a 1950s retro ringer and up your chances of him dialing your hotline. $69.95 at Nood,




Hometown homeboy: Immortalize his love of the local scene with an eye-popping print of the entry to East Van or Pacific Central Station shot by Vancouver photographer Kris Krug. Various sizes available, 16x20 $125 unframed, $250 framed at



Audiophile on-the-go: A Vestax Handy Trax USB portable turntable allows your music man to play vinyl anywhere and turn it into MP3s for modern mixtapes with that old-fashioned sound. $299 at Vancouver Special,



Daredevil dad: Ship him off San Francisco and treat him to a one-day Formula driving course at the Allen Berg Racing School. It’s safer than letting him loose on the back roads of Abbotsford. $1,600 at