18 Unique Gift Ideas For Men

There were so many ideas that we had, so decided to streamline it to six categories: unique watches, knives, razors, headphones, artisan wallets and pens.

It is important to remember that gifts are rarely about the price.

So how to choose a present for your man? There is no golden way to do it. But being a bunch of guys we know that these are ideas that will get many men excited. It depends on what they like, of course, but I trust it will give you some good ideas.

You can also go for the country. If your man is from a European country – something from his homeland will be appreciated automatically. Very often we don’t know many of the artisans from our countries. But indeed it is a lovely touch even for everyday items.

UNIQUE WATCHES

MADE IN GERMANY

Botta Uno

Inventor of one hand watch that created an icon recognizable by any watch enthusiast. Different and unique concept of tracking time.

MADE IN SWITZERLAND

Frédérique Constant – Smart Watch

A completely unique smartwatch. An analogue watch that tracks movements but yet does not need to be charged for two years.

MADE IN FRANCE

Withings Move

Seamless smartwatch that does not come with a huge price tag. Intuitive tracking, sleek design and colourful straps. A less formal choice.

KNIVES

MADE IN SWEDEN

Kareusando

Bear Grills fan would love to own a traditional knife made by native people in Kareusando village located 250 miles within Arctic Circle.

MADE IN ITALY

With over 50 years experience and Italian flair, these knives are not aimed to be scary. Exceptional quality and impressive design.

MADE IN FRANCE

One of the French classics recognised around the world. Same design since 1890 and still rocking pocket knife fans and casual users.

RAZORS

MADE IN BRITAIN

Bolin Webb

These stylish razors painted using the same paint and colours used by the sports car manufacturers. Young and innovative brand from Birmingham.

MADE IN GERMANY

Böker Shaving Set

A big maker of blade related products from Solingen area – a place famous for its high quality blades for over eight centuries already.

MADE IN FRANCE

Thiers Issard Unique Razor

A company making “straight blades” since 1884. And yes they are still popular and even becoming trendy among hipsters these days.

EUROPEAN HEADPHONES

MADE IN GERMANY

Ultrasone Luxury Headphones

A team that have been making headphones for over 25 years in the same factory in Bavaria. Unique technology and sound.

MADE IN AUSTRIA

Austrian Audio Hi-X50 / Hi-X55

Compony born after closure of the iconic IKG. The engineers created their own company and now make these really impressive headphones.

MADE IN FRANCE

Focal Elegia

Focal is another luxury music equipment maker, but these specific headphones are much cheaper and still provide an outstanding sound.

ARTISAN WALLETS

MADE IN ITALY

Il Bussetto – Slim Card Holder

A very compact contemporary wallet that is colourful and practical. The best I ever owned, my personal favourite. Really skillful artisanship.

MADE IN LITHUANIA

Toks Visoks – Sunday Wallet

Real contemporary artisan who designs and makes slim feminine wallets. Here is a chance to get something unique at a bargain price. So cute too.

MADE IN DENMARK

Sejr Copenhagen – GORM Wallet

Crafted by a Danish couple who are focused on sustainability and design that is influenced by nature. Unique design with a great story.

UNIQUE PENS

MADE IN ITALY

Parafernalia Revolution

Designed in 1978 to celebrate Beaubourg in Paris. Handmade ball pen with striking design that is instantly recognised by all pen fans.

MADE IN SPAIN

Inoxchrom Touch Arcade

Vintage arcade themed pens that can also come with a matching mechanical pencil. Quality at unbelievable price. Nice box for gifting too.

MADE IN GERMANY

Böker K.I.D. Defence Pen

Deja-vu from “Bourne Ultimatum”. Pen that is designed to be as a defence weapon. Made in an area famous for the exceptional quality steel.

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Italy also makes a number of interesting things, waiting to be discovered and enjoyed.

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Wine openers can be unique and exciting. Discover new ways to open your next bottle of wine.

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It is not just about the German innovation or engineering, but measuring time in a different way.

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We spent years searching the web, artisan shops and visiting variety of makers in Europe. You welcome.

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