Hoxton’s Festive Gift Guide For 2019By Rachel Tooley | December 17, 2019
Christmas shopping can be one of the most daunting tasks of the whole year. What do you buy someone who seems to have everything? This Christmas, here at The Hoxton Trend we’ve got you covered. It’s time to wave goodbye to those cheesy Christmas jumpers and novelty socks that have a very questionable place under the Christmas tree. It’s time to become everyone’s favourite family member, with our top five gifting picks for this festive season. Our guide is perfect for shoppers of all budgets, with a variety of products from value, premium and luxury menswear retailers that you can trust.
First up is the Prada Men’s Bag in Military Green, a luxury gift that will compliment any winter fit this season. The bag is a small pouch style, with one large front pocket and two at the back. Zip fastenings secure each pocket and the mid-compartment, and a small handle sits at the side of the bag to carry, finished off with a rubberized square Prada badge on the front face. Retailing at £709.32 from Giglio, this bag is a sophisticated option from a brand which is loved by all.
One of our premium picks is the New Balance 1530 ‘Made In England’ trainers in a grey/khaki/navy colourway. With a suede and mesh upper, this pair of sneakers has a versatile style making it a great gifting choice. Featuring cushioned lining and a REVlite midsole, this shoe really has it all, prioritising both style and comfort to create the perfect addition to anyone’s trainer collection. The shoe also features a six eyelet lace up system and tonal flat laces for a contemporary edge. Currently, this pair are reduced from £150 to just £79.99 at Brown Bag Clothing.
Puffer jackets are a staple, on trend piece for the current season. This CP Company DD Shell Mixed Panel Puffer Jacket in ‘Dusty Olive’ is the perfect gift for anyone wanting to update their winter wardrobe. Featuring DD shell fabrication and a down filled, ripstop outer layer and water-resistant material, it’s guaranteed to keep you dry and cosy this winter. Contrasting panels sit on the pockets, shoulders and around the hood giving a unique take on the classic silhouette, with a front zip fastening and press studs for extra security. The jacket comes in at £675, available at Diffusion Clothing now.
Standout Clothing also have some great gifting options for this festive season, especially for those on more of a budget, including the Berghaus Syker Fleece in Oatmeal/Dusk. This piece is currently reduced from £99.95 to just £79.95. The Sherpa fleece features a mesh lining for extra warmth and durability. Perfect for everyday wear, the high neck silhouette is complimented with an elastic cuff/hem, which also features zip pockets and fastenings.
Our final gifting favourite comes from The Idle Man Clothing. The Carhartt WIP Michigan Coat in Corduroy Black is a stand-out piece that will be a top contender under your tree this year. A nylon quilted lining sits underneath the cotton ‘Coventry’ corduroy outer layer, triple stitched with a twill collar. The adjustable cuffs allow extra movement and comfort, with three open pockets and one with a popper fastening. Authentic Carhartt WIP branding sits on the chest with the classic square label, and branded buttons for an intricate touch. This jacket is a steal, retailing at £164, it’s an investment in quality that will last a lifetime.