If you’re looking for a gift for a man of luxury and refinement this autumn, there are only certain brands that would fit the bill in our opinion here at The Coolector and iconic, London based brand Smythson are chief amongst them. For accessories and EDC essentials, Smythson really are a cut above the competition and whether it’s a high-end wallet or versatile weekender bag that fits the bill, they seldom come much better than the wares from Smythson.
Check out our pick of 6 of the best men’s gifts from Smythson below:
Ludlow Large Briefcase with Zip Front – £1395
The epitome of elegance and sophistication, the Ludlow Large Briefcase with Zip Front (£1395) is the ideal gift for any high flying businessman after the ultimate in day to day carries. With compartments that are abundantly spacious, striking leather accents and an effortlessly cool silhouette, this classic front zip briefcase will always stand the test of time. Carry by your side or wear over your shoulder for full comfort on-the-go – the choice is yours. With space enough for your laptop, organiser and documents in one of it’s two zip sections, it’s bound to tick all of the right boxes. (£1395)
Grosvenor Triple Game Box – £2095
A ridiculously luxurious addition to the home – this Smythson’s Triple Game Box (£2095) is for chess, checkers and dominoes aficionados. Each one is handcrafted from premium calf leather and boasts a navy and Nile Blue game surface. All game pieces are kept safe in separate compartments and nubuck pouches. Made in Italy to exacting standards, this set comes with four nubuck pouches which contain dominoes, checkers and chess pieces. (£2095)
Panama Crossbody Travel Wallet – £495
Know a man with a love of travel, this fantastic looking Panama Crossbody Travel Wallet from Smythson (£495) is going to make a wonderful gift. The brand’s Panama leather collection has become a Smythson icon, and borrows its telltale crossgrain texture from their famous Panama diary, which was designed by Frank Smythson over a century ago in 1908. This great travel accessory is lightweight, flexible and robust as they come, just like its namesake, this calf leather effortlessly combines form and function. (£495)
Panama Lockable Watch Box – £895
We love watches here at Coolector HQ and if you know a man with a similar mindset, this fantastically dapper Panama Lockable Watch Box from Smythson (£895) will make an extraordinary gift. Whether travelling for business or pleasure, it’s always a good idea to pack more than one timepiece option. The durable and lockable Panama crossgrain leather watch box has space for up to six timepieces and each one is lined with nubuck, and is compact enough to tuck into your carry-on luggage. (£895)
Ludlow Card Holder – £135
This new take on Smythson’s iconic Burlington leather, their large grain calf leather has an exaggerated crossgrain texture that lends an sophisticated, yet hard-wearing performance. Seen across a selection of pieces, from briefcases and shoulder bags to passport covers and wallets, each piece will withstand the test of time while remaining soft and supple. For those days you want to travel light.
This wonderfully stylish classic flat card and note holder (£135) will slip into your pocket or bag without needing a second thought. Crafted in a tactile large grain leather, its five card pockets will hold your essential cards securely and stylishly. (£135)
Champion Soho Notebook – £155
Made in England, the Champion Soho Notebook (£155) is the ideal addition to any man’s EDC line up and will make a great gift for the luxury inclined. The Soho notebook is crafted from the finest leather and contains 192 leaves of Smythson’s signature gilt-edged, pale blue featherweight paper. Versatile, functional and luxurious, this mid-size notebook transitions effortlessly from your desk to your bag and will be the first thing you reach for on a regular basis. (£155)