Now that Thanksgiving is over, it is now time to think of gifts to get your family this Christmas. Here are a few ideas to help you get started!
Christmas shopping is a hassle. You want to get your family members something they like, but you also want to be practical about your gift. One gift that never stops giving is a good ol' watch. It may seem like an obvious gift, but one can never have too many watches. It is a necessity in everyone's wardrobe, especially among men. Nothing makes a suit look more dashing than a stylish watch to go with it. A fashionable watch can fetch a hefty price in today's jewelry stores, so if you're looking for something beautiful yet easy on the bank account, shopping vintage might be just what you need. This watch, sold by Clue Authentic Brand, sports a sleek minimalist design that will never go out of style. Because it is entirely black, it goes with nearly anything and would look amazing worn either casually or formally. It is made of genuine black leather and stainless steel, so you have a watch that will last you years. It is mechanical, so there is no need to worry about batteries. The minimalist design is absolutely timeless. You would never be able to tell it came from the 1970's. It comes from the brand Poljot. According to the shop, "Poljot founded in 1953, is a watch brand produced by the Minsk Watch Plant in Minsk, Belarus. In 2010, Swiss watchmaker Franck Muller International BV purchased 80% of the Minsk Watch Plant and plans to launch a new line of watches based on Swiss-designed movements." This watch would look phenomenal adorning anyone's wrist.
Another fashion item that every man of all ages needs is a necktie. Think about it. A tie is needed at formal functions, school ceremonies, proms, fancy schmancy dinner parties, weddings, job interviews, funerals, work, and the list goes on and on. A tie may seem like an underwhelming gift, which in many cases, it is. Not in this case, though. This is an authentic vintage Gianni Versace necktie. Gianni Versace SpA was founded in Milan, Italy in 1978 and have been a powerhouse in the fashion world ever since. Everyone, even those who do not dabble in haute couture, has heard of Versace. They are the pinnacle of Italian luxury. Their most iconic and recognizable design is their famous Medusa head. This 100% silk necktie features subtle black stripes, polka dots, and jade green Medusa heads. With high fashion becoming more and more important amongst the youth, stunting luxury brands to your followers on social media is a must. It is not uncommon to see teenagers with Gucci and Chanel. This design is sleek and elegant without being gaudy. You get the luxury item without the luxury price, which makes this a perfect gift. Sold by Dhuha596
It is known by almost everyone that record players have made a bit of a comeback, and with Sony announcing that they will start producing vinyl records again after a 28 year hiatus, it seems like this trend is here too stay for a while. Modern artists, such as Post Malone, Ed Sheeran, and Taylor Swift, have released their albums on vinyl. There's something about the warmth of the tone and the graininess that is irresistible to music lovers. Vinyl record have been around for over six decades, so there is also nostalgia that is attached. Everyone wants to own some records, but what good are the records without the record players? If you're looking into one of these machines for an enthusiast and not for the hype, your best bet is to skip the cheap record players on Amazon and go for the vintage ones that produce a richer sound. The VINTAGE Shop BG on Etsy offers an awesome vintage vinyl record player. It is from the 1960's and is still in great working order. It runs at 33, 45, and 78 revolutions per minute and the gramophone works with 127 and 220 volts. Its design is vintage and beautiful. The portability of it is also a convenient feature to have. This gift would be perfect for loved ones of all ages, from your elderly grandfather or your young niece.
Rugs have adorned houses for centuries, and age old techniques are still being used today by rug makers around the world. These exquisite ornamental pieces are made in such high quality that they often last decades, even centuries, given that they are cared for enough. The people of Turkey have mastered the art of rug making like no other. Their exquisite rugs are extremely popular and have been for a long time. This 100% sheep wool Turkish rug is around 65 years old. It was woven by skilled craftswomen from Niğde in Anatolia. Natural and vegetable dyes were used to color the yarn that was then hand spun. The result is a vibrant and elegant rug that keeps its color for years. It is 240 x 120 cm, so it would look great in an entryway or in your living room. When you gift someone something this old and valuable, you're gifting them something that will be in their family for generations. Sold by Cappadocia Vintage Rug
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