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Men's Holiday Gift Guide Vancouver

DECEMBER 9TH, 2010

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, www.boardroomshop.com

 

 

 

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

 

 

 

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, www.hbc.com

 

 

 

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, www.nooddesign.ca

 

 

 

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 http://kriskrug.bigcartel.com

 

 

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, www.vanspecial.com

 

 

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 www.allenbergracingschools.com

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