“It’s so difficult shopping for men.” How often have you heard those words leave your mouth? Afterall, a nice bottle of bubble bath or a new sunhat will surely not go down too well as it would with women. So, what should you get your partner, father, brother-in-law or son this festive season? It’s simple! We’ve listed some of our favourite Woodlands finds for you right here!
Speaking from experience, we can confirm that men are notoriously quiet about what they want and with the festive season right around the corner the challenge is on to find something that they really want. So, if you’re tired of giving the same old necktie or box of chocolates you do every year, we’ve got some great alternatives lined up!
Does his watch look a little worse for wear? Seiko and Bella Luna offer a wide range of quality watches at reasonable prices. Make a list of the features and qualities he needs in a watch and go shopping! Does he simply need an elegant piece, or should it be more durable to withstand his active lifestyle? Determine the needs and prioritise them (along with your budget) before you reach for your wallet.
He will have no choice but to think about you every time he uses his device. What a win-win situation! We suggest looking into Incredible Connection’s extensive range of computer accessories such as this laptop sleeve and carrier bag. Both available in-store .
Oh yes, they would love to take these on their next hunting/fishing trip, who wouldn’t? The Zartek Com8 Superpack from Outdoor Warehouse is of exceptional quality, and proof of Zartek’s advances in engineering over the years. It packs a punch in features, range, clarity and new technology. We’re also a big fan of the action cameras on offer such as the Volkano X Adrenalin Camera. Get both of these from Outdoor Warehouse Woodlands.
A practical multitool will always come in handy! Due South has a wide range of affordable multitools that he can easily slide into his wallet or back pocket for easy access. Our top picks: True Utility Fixr, flat, light, strong, and infinitely useful. It comes with driver bits, nail cleaner, extra sockets, razor sharp cutter and wire stripper. Another great option is the Kikkerland Crab Multitool which comes with mini scissor, bottle opener, 3/16 flat head screwdriver, can opener, mini knife, and rope saw.
Fill up his bar with a set of pub glasses from Mr Price Home (now open at Woodlands). 6-pack Sylvana Whiskey Glasses and Hi Ball Glasses. These glasses are contemporary styled by its detailed crystal-look base and are the perfect everyday-use, dishwasher safe glasses for his bar.
The perfect addition to any man’s braai. These N-rit BBQ Gloves help protect his hands from getting charred while he’s busy perfecting his braai skills. These thick, heat-resistant gloves make sure he has enough finger movement while still protecting his hands from being burnt. Available at Cape Union Mart.
Buzz about the newly released Red Dead Redemption 2 has spread far and wide. Give him the chance to experience the Wild West like never before! Available at various stores including BT Games, Incredible Connection, Game and CNA.
Outing to Woodlands.
What on Earth could you possibly do at Woodlands to show your appreciation for the men in your life? A nice sit-down dinner at any of our restaurants is sure to leave a full feeling in his tummy and his heart. Frozen delights from Cups and Cones is also a winner, or a delicious piece of Salted Caramel Cheese Cake from Woolworths Café. Don’t forget to check out what’s on the movie circuit too! Your time is as thoughtful a gift as any material object.