Perfect pieces for the man who tells you he wants ‘nothing’

When my mother asked me what I wanted for Christmas this year, I told her the same thing I tell her every year.


The truth is it is incredibly difficult to shop for me. I have fastidious taste and want for nothing, which in my book, is not a problem at all. In fact, I think it’s actually an excellent situation for one to have considering how many people actually need things to survive. But I digress.

I sympathize with my mother. I know it’s frustrating that gift giving and nice gestures have become laborious tasks for her, and that certainly isn’t my intention.

So for that reason, I made my very own, curated Christmas list… of sorts.

This is a list of last-minute items that make great gifts for many different types of men. Items that are distinctly masculine, minimalistic and modern, perfect for the man who doesn’t know what he wants but certainly knows good taste.

Consider this list stamped with the Nicholas Trobiano Seal of Approval. (Note to self, buy an official seal for Christmas. It sounds dope.)

1. Diptyque Colored Feu de Bois Candle
2. Jordan Carlyle Spot On iPhone 6 Case
3. The Pineapple Co. Pineapple Tumbler
4. Tom Dixon Ink Sketch Book
5. Crate & Barrel Set of 2 Whiskey Rocks
6. Casio Classic Digital Watch
7. Tom Ford Hardcover Book
8. The Carry on Cocktail Kit Gin & Tonic
9. Tom Ford Noir Extreme
10. Tom Dixon ‘Earth’ Charcoal Stick Diffuser*

*This product is slightly over $100, but it is too cool not to mention.


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