It’s possible you know at least one adventurer, traveller, or thrill seeker. The man (or woman) who will say “yes” to trekking up a mountain, or running a marathon; the man who spends more time flying than on the ground. Luckily, these people are generally easy to buy for. After all, it is likely they’d say yes, so invest in something that will last through airport security and at altitude. And if your significant other needs inspiration for the next trip, we have that too.
It’s a mere three weeks before December 25, so we suggest getting in quick.
Do you know a person who fancies heading up the slopes and shredding the gnar? It is hard to go past Moncler for luxury adventure-wear and if you have the cash to splash, why not go all out.
Moncler Logo Patch Padded Jacket / $2,175 AUD SHOP NOW
UP AND AWAY…
As a fellow savvy traveller, I understand the importance of good luggage. So, when Away Travel launched earlier this year, its innovative take on classic suitcases – and now, accompanying accessories – it understandably took off. Allowing travel to be less stressful, more convenient and stylish, selected luggage includes battery packs, considered compartments and easy add-ons. And with a selection of colours and styles to choose from, its unlikely you’ll ever lose luggage again.
Away The Bigger Carry-On in ‘Mirror’ / $575 AUD SHOP NOW
SCHOOL IS IN SESSION
For the sartorial enthusiast looking for the next travel destination or the homemaker looking to expand the coffee table repertoire , The Sartorial Travel Guide is the essential guide from Simon Crompton. Drawing from a decade of travel to meet and advise finest menswear producers and artisans, the expert provides everything the modern man needs to know to travel in style, explaining what to buy and where to buy it.
The Sartorial Travel Guide by Simon Crompton / $30 AUD SHOP NOW
JUST DO IT
For the savvy runner, sneaker head, thrill seeker or practical traveller. When it comes to gifting a pair of sneakers this season, how about opting for some ground breaking technology. Off the back of the original Nike Joy Ride – the sole is filled with TPE beads for ultimate impact absorption – comes the Dual Run silhouettes and features a full-length Joyride midsole for a more traditional running shoe feel.
Nike Joyride Dual Run Sneakers / $190 AUD SHOP NOW
throw some shade
When it comes to taking the adventure outside, investing in your sight (and health) is worth the price. So opt for the best of both worlds with polarised lenses and trending frames from Maui Jim. Offering the highest available light reduction for the richest colours and sharpest contrast, you’ll find yourself squinting far less and with a little of care, they will last the distant.
Maui Jim Sunny Days Polarised Fashion Sunglasses / $449 AUD SHOP NOW
THE BEST THINGS COME IN A SMALL PACKAGES
It is true what they say, sometimes, the best things do come in small packages and for the frequent flyer and trend setter alike, convenience has arrived thanks to July. Known for its luggage, the brand has downsized – so to speak – for the right size to carry all the essentials protected in the signature shell.
July Carry Me Cross Body Travel Bag / $65 AUD SHOP NOW
As a huge fan of Tokyo, I can attest to the fact that any foodie will adore the Japanese city. So what happens when you place intrepid chefs Michael Ryan and Luke Burgess in the city of Tokyo for a culinary adventure in just 24 hours? This will inspire anyone to travel north.
Only In Tokyo: Two chefs, 24 hours, the ultimate food city by Michael Ryan / $31 AUD SHOP NOW
STOMP THE YARD
Whether it be bounding down the streets of any given global city or trudging through the rainforest, Timberland has you covered for the lot – and they’re utterly stylish too. Dependent on how the recipient intends to wear the brand, there are plenty of offerings from lifestyle styles to hardwearing hiking shoes.
Timberland Boots / $300 AUD SHOP NOW
One for the tech head and music fanatics on-the-go, make your commute comfortable whether it be on the train or on a long haul fight. The latest from JBL, the Live 650BTNC combines wireless over-ear noise-cancelling headphones with hands-free calls, multi-point connections and 30 hours of battery life. That will get you from Australia to London, easy.
JBL LIVE 650BTNC Headphones / $250 AUD SHOP NOW
While this is the apt surprise for the man who likes to escape for a weekend, it could also be the saving grace for the stress-head in you life – we all know one. Launching in 2017, Unyoked has grown to 12 cabins off Sydney and Melbourne with further expansion to hit 2020. All locations have been carefully selected, with a set criteria. Each property must be secluded, away from the sight or sound of any human-made elements and have wildfire. You can purchase a gift card so the recipient can book at a later date.
Unyoked Gift Cards / 1 night from $233 AUD SHOP NOW