A bloke like you deserves better than socks and hankies. So we’ve pulled together your ultimate Xmas gifts for men to make your less “meh” and more merry this season.cool

Mophie Charge Stream Pad Mini

You have the Power

So you’re in the middle of a Tinder chat with a total hottie… and your phone battery dies. That’ll never happen again if you have this gadget – simply plug it in and place your Qi-enabled smartphone on the miniature pad. Up to 5W of charging power will start to transfer on contact.Simply clever.$39.95


Fire Away

Feeling a bit sore after a year of hard yakka? The TheraGun is a professional-grade percussion therapy device that provides a deep percussive massage to reduce muscle and joint pain, improve mobility and enhance performance. Who doesn’t need one of these under the tree? $849


Surf’s Up

Dude! If you’re a board rider, you need this. An evolution in surf watch technology, it can track every tide, swell, wind and wave, which means you can spend more time in the water without worrying about the conditions. The Search GPS 2 is 25 percent smaller than the original.

Bose QuietComfort 35 wireless headphones II

Move to the Groove

Drown out the god-awful gym music with a pair of these stylish bad boys. Engineered with world-class noise cancellation and direct access to Amazon Alexa and the Google Assistant for simple voice control on the go, they’re well worth the investment. $499.95


Eating smart just got easier with the tech-packed Balance and its built-in Smart Nutrition Sensor that connects to an app via Bluetooth through any smart device (Android or iOS) to count calories, protein, carbohydrates, fat and sugar intake based on the chosen ingredients. Super smoothie, anyone? $279.99;

LoveHoney Advent Calendar

Love games

According to a recent Lovehoney study, more than 50% of couples have sex during the festive period, more than any other time of year; and now the world’s sexiest Advent Calendar is here to spice things up further for just $160
The most popular days for sex during the festive period are Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, with a third of couples getting it on. Lovehoney product director Bonny Hall said: “Our research shows that Christmas is the friskiest time of the year for couples. “We have carefully picked the very best products available from Lovehoney for people to enjoy in the build up to the big day”. Packaged with $450 worth of erotic gifts, couples can build up the daily excitement levels, making way for a mind-blowing finale on Christmas Day. The unique Advent Calendar has been created especially with couples in mind and includes erotic and playful gifts such as nipple tassels and vibrators.. $160

Globe “loner” Big Blazer Cruiserboard

Skate or Die

Globe has teamed up with renowned Byron Bay-based artist, surfer and skater Paul McNeil to release a series of skateboards showcasing his signature aesthetic. Our favourite part of this “Loner” cruiserboard? The built-in bottle opener.


A cut above

Every bloke should have a chainsaw, and you can’t go past this battery-powered beauty. It’s lightweight, easy to use and comes with STIHL safety features, such as the Swiss-made chain. You can cut up to 100 logs on a single charge… if you want to. $339

PRORASO vintage gift box

True Style

Proper grooming never goes out of fashion, as evidenced by this classic shaving gift box. Featuring vintage Italian packaging, it comes loaded with Proraso’s top three bestsellers: pre-shave cream (100ml), shaving cream (150ml) and after shave balm (100ml). Prepare for ultimate smoothness.$49.95

Lululemon On The Fly Baseball Cap

Hat Trick

Sometimes you don’t want your failing sports team’s logo emblazoned on the front of your head – and that’s where this minimalist cap comes in. Whether navigating LAX or chilling in Ko Samui, it’ll keep your head in the game and the sun out of your eyes. $39