The Definitive Christmas Gift Shopping Guide

With mid-December quickly approaching, the mammoth task of Christmas shopping is upon us once again. Whether you love or loathe the festive season, it’s time to get your thinking cap on for choosing the perfect gifts.

Whether you have a secret Santa coming up, friends or family presents to choose, it can be a tricky task that requires some seasonal inspiration. Here at MFM we’ve devised a fashion gift guide to give you a helping hand…


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With so many different brands and designers available to buy at this time of year, it can be hard narrowing it all down to that one special item. If you’re shopping on behalf of a friend, family member or other half who has exquisite taste and enjoys luxury pieces; have a look at these ace products.

gsm gloves

With winter wear continuing to be a popular and an accessible choice for Christmas gifts; these Marc Jacobs gloves from Mr Porter are just the ticket. Compromising of high quality material and craftsmanship – any guy with decent taste will appreciate this gift.

black tea cologne

Liberty have so many interesting luxury fragrances, if you’re looking for something unique, this Murdoch Grooming Black Tea Cologne has spicy top notes of clove and nutmeg. Nice and Christmassy, it’s perfect for spritzing after a close shave.

scuff leather slippers

Slippers are always a winner at Christmas, if the person in mind likes to be cosy and loves home comforts; these Ugg slippers are the perfect choice! Sleek, warm and understated, the sheepskin lining is top quality and will match colourful or plain pyjamas.

Need more ideas? Have a look at these gifts…

white wood candlewash casegucci yal watch


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In an ideal world you have an endless amount of cash to spend on presents, but in reality the cost of Christmas can mount up if you don’t watch your spending. It’s actually easy to find good quality and affordable gifts in the shops – with so much choice available it’s good to be prepared and have a plan when you go.

We’ve selected some great winter essentials that may be ideal for that person in mind.

red tartan scarfs

Fun and festive this tartan scarf from Urban Outfitters is a fantastic buy. Long enough to wrap around and a handy size for the wearer to store in their bag whilst out and about. It’s 100% acrylic so it will be insanely warm this Christmas.

key ring gift

Practical and timeless, this Esprit wallet and keyring set from ASOS is a great investment for someone who always has loose change in pockets. Classic black leather, this set looks more expensive than the price and comes in a smart presentation gift box.

strapped aztec watch

An eclectic buy for the guy who is always running late and loves bold prints. This watch from Topman cleverly combines Aztec and vintage retro in an interesting timepiece.

Making a change to the standard analogue watch, this is a unique gift for an excellent price. Here are more gifts on a budget…

pop tartan flasksilicon digital watchtrunck brief pack

Secret Santa

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Shopping by personality at Christmas couldn’t be much easier – inexpensive, fun, festive and quirky there are so many different types of gifts that you can snag as a bargain. The great news is that lots of stores now cater online for Secret Santa gift ideas; here are some pieces that we want to show you…

For The Inner Child

tabletop gamegold smiley pinsfries case

Urban Explorer

block spot ipadlonely planet booksnowman socks

Stocking Fillers

robin egg cupbobble hatswhite dove badge

One Last Note

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We hope you’ve enjoyed our festive guide to shopping! Knowing where to go and writing a list will come in very handy so be prepared for the Christmas rush. Have fun shopping for gifts, if it’s too cold try doing it online. Just don’t forget to check the last minute Christmas delivery times to assure your presents get there on time.