Great! We are definitely spoilt for choice.
The only question is – how will you personalise it?
In the artisan world it is very easy to personalise your gifts. Every piece they make is nurtured proudly and they love doing personalisations. Use this to your advantage – think about how to truly personalise it.
The easiest and most often available option is to engrave, embroider or emboss the name. But you can also use his favourite phrase, or give genius advice like "enjoy life". Could there be something else?
Here are few ideas I have seen in my time: just a date of an important event, expression of love in Italian or French and playful abbreviations he would have to guess – like "YBTM" (you belong to me).
Contemporary website and Italian craftsmanship at its best. Formal and casual shoes – customise colours and engrave. Ships out in just 10 days.
$300 – $625
Based in a shoe capital of Portugal – São João da Madeira they tap into three generation shoe makers. Casual and formal, at unbelievable price.
Founded in 1866 in Maljorca this company carries a lot of experience. Loads of styles and great customisation options on the website.
$550 – $650
Rocking in Paris since 1930 and wow you can get a unique look if you want. Choose leather and paper. Each made by hand. Vegan friendly and unique.
$120 – $160
Personalise this note book with a text on the cover, colour, type of paper and you can even add a longer text on the second page. Rustic and cute.
Solid and luxury notebook made from leather tanned by oak cork. Of course hand sawn and you can add your text. The best English leather maker.
Made from 1925, it is a quiet classic. German engineering quality, unique look and engraving that looks like part of the watch, not on top of it.
Unique personalisation on guild chapter ring – inside the watch, behind the glass. Handmade watches with rich history and distinctive look.
Coming from a young brand that wants you to create your own watch, part by part. Easy-to-use online part picker to create it. Great price too.
Quality leather bag of this size usually costs much more. Nice touch is ability to engrave a short message. A gift that comes with 5 year guarantee.
Made in Barcelona by a young company that is focusing on durable bags that can be afforded without a big budget. I just love the colour too.
Made to endure since 1955. Supplier to the military due to its high quality and specialised performance design. Finland is living and breathing outdoors.
Vegetarians can also be excited about knives! Celebrate the highest quality metal from legendary Solingen. This is a vegetable knife. To be engraved.
Hand made and personalised small knife with deep Scottish traditions. It is called 'Sgian Dubh' and its made by a modern Scottish blacksmith Matt.
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