11 great Christmas present ideas for him

Boyfriend, husband, brother, son? Don’t worry we've got you covered


'Tis the season to be jolly, so why not make the men in your life extra happy with these awesome gifts.

Natooke. From 2,800RMB
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Ride through the streets of Beijing in style by Boxing Day with a snazzy Natooke bicycle. These bikes are quintessentially Beijing and put all second-hand bikes (though we love those too) to shame.

Natooke 19-1 Wudaoying Hutong, Dongcheng district. See full venue details.


Sanlipop. From 1,690RMB

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Apparently, Christmas is the only time of year it is acceptable to give away a cosy Christmas jumper. These Jamieson sweaters are 100 percent wool and will keep the men in your life toasty in the Beijing winter Chill.

Sanlipop Building 1-103, 29 Sanlitun Bei Lu, Chaoyang district. See full venue details.


Kodo. 1,700RMB

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The Instax Mini 90 by Fujifilm comes with many of the advanced features of a digital camera, but gives instant gratification by printing photos immediately. Its classic look and feel is reminiscent of a more hands-on age, before digital photography (just don’t call it a Polaroid!).

KODO (可多) 31 Nanluoguxiang, Dongcheng district. See full venue details.

Not feeling the ostrich? It’s okay, Saint Noir has a whole zoo of T-shirts with different animal prints, from pandas to reindeer.

Sanlipop Building 1-103, 29 Sanlitun Bei Lu, Chaoyang district. See full venue details.


NLGX Design Store. 380RMB

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The recycled newspaper designer briefcases from NGLX Design are sleek, practical and eco-friendly (it never hurts to be a bit green).

NLGX Design Store 33 Nanluoguxiang, Off Gulou Dong Dajie, Dongcheng district. See venue details.


Muji. 178RMB

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A fitting innovation for the smartphone age, these knitted gloves are specially designed to work with touchscreens, so you can update your WeChat moments without your hands getting cold. A very practical gift.

Muji Third Floor, Joy City Mall, 131 Xidandajie, Xicheng district. See full venue details.


+86 Design Store. 917RMB

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New year, new sound. A pair of Marshall Headphones will guarantee just that. The latest model promises better sound with deeper bass and low distortion.

+86 Design Store 4 Jiuxianqiao Lu 798 district. See full venue details.


Muji. 300RMB

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You can sit on them, lie on them and in a heated argument you can even throw them at people. This bean bag would make a cosy addition to any bedroom and a good place to chill.

Muji Third Floor, Joy City Mall, 131 Xidandajie, Xicheng district. See full venue details.


Arteum. 175RMB

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If the guy in question is a bit of an artsy type, why not go for this mug that depicts 'Son of Man' by Belgian surrealist painter René Magritte. When you turn the mug around you can even see the back of the man's head. It's the little things that make life worth living after all.

Sanlipop Building 1-103, 29 Sanlitun Bei Lu, Chaoyang district. See full venue details.


Fruityshop. From 40RMB

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Like any secondhand record store, Fruityshop contains a mix of classics, gems and dross, all priced accordingly from around 40RMB to more than 200RMB

Fruityshop 17 Dongsi Toutiao Hutong, Dongcheng district. See full venue details.


11. Cufflink box
Brand New China (BNC). 95RMB


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House your bling with these kitsch ceramic cufflink boxes, handmade and hand-painted in Jingdezhen.

Brand New China (BNC) NLG-09a, B1 Taikoo Li North, 11 Sanlitun Lu, Chaoyang district. See full venue details.


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