Christmas gift ideas 2014: 12 gifts for the guys
Christmas is just around the corner, which means it's time to worry about what gifts to get for those closest to you.
If you have a sporty and stylish brother, uncle, dad, guy friend, boyfriend, or husband you need to shop for, here are some useful and cost-friendly items you can purchase.
A self-proclaimed gamer can't be called as such unless he always keeps up with the latest Call of Duty video games. Rated 9.1/10 by ign.com, the new COD game brings a new and improved campaign mode and even better multiplayer action.
Available at: Data Blitz branches.
Price: 2,495 (For PS4 console)
You can now give someone the gift of feeling like a part of the Philippines men's national basketball that participated in the 2014 FIBA World Cup team thanks to Titan, which can print customized Gilas-Pilipinas jerseys with any number and name.
Available at: Titan branches
3. Molten basketball (GG7)
There's no sport more beloved by Filipinos more than basketball. Nearly every guy in the country plays the game, and Molten's GG7 ball is the best one to play with. Not only is the quality great – it's used in professional leagues – but it's also very durable and can be used either in outdoor or indoor courts.
Available at: Toby's Sports branches
Giving this biography book as a gift is a win-win situation. For some, it's an opportunity to relive the glory days of Michael Jordan and learn more about his past. For others, it's an opportunity to know why Jordan is considered the greatest basketball player of all time. It's the type of gift that can be passed on to future generations as well.
Available at: National Bookstore and Fully Booked branches
Price: P1, 265 at National Bookstore and 1,199 at Fully Booked
The new iPhone is out! That means it's time to purchase cases that will ensure your iPhone 6 won't suffer any unfortunate bumps or bruises. OtterBox offers that with its different levels of protection, and makes sure that your gadget remains stylish with its different colors and themes.
Get this: Visit www.otterbox.asia
Price: P2,150 for the Commuter Series and P2, 850 for the Symmetry Series
Take a look at the latest designs splashed on the comfy tees of Team Manila this holiday season.
Available at: Team Manila stores
Price: P350 onwards
7. Uniqlo I Am Other hoodie
Icy cool and slick, with a great message on simple, classic Uniqlo design – this is the I am Other hoodie from Pharrell’s collaboration with Uniqlo.
Available at: Uniqlo branches
8. Muji Press Out 3D Puzzle
Why not go old school by giving your guy friend a puzzle he could solve and then keep as a stand on his desk? Muji provides tons of nice-looking puzzles, though this one gives a guy a chance to build his own ship, which is pretty cool.
Available at: Muji branches
9. Leather and stainless steel flask
Something nice to carry around (maybe for a random nightcap?) – and maybe recreate a scene or two from any one of the iconic TV shows and movies that have somehow featured this ubiquitous object one time or another (off the top of our heads – Jay and Phil’s moment on Modern Family, Sutter and Amy’s prom moment in The Spectacular Now).
Available at: createandbarrel.com
10. Uniqlo multistriped socks
Socks are not the sexiest of gifts, but variety, great fit, and functionality make them a great option for the holidays.
Available at: Uniqlo branches
Price: Starts at around P148 onwards, but watch for the packs where you can get more than one pair at a time.
11. H&M leather belt
H&M’s arrival in the Philippines isn’t only good news for the ladies – the options are great for men as well, from jackets and sweaters to the smaller items, like this basic brown belt.
Available at: H&M branches
12. Brand new tools
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