Christmas just got easier thanks to this great range of Christmas gift ideas for men all available right here in the city centre. Check out our guide to find the perfect Christmas gift for him, so you can be sorted early and enjoy the silly season stress free. 


Long Tote Santa Cruz | $79 | Herschel | Commercial Bay, 7/21 Queen St

Any trip to the beach or park this summer calls for a full bag of summer supplies. Replace his sweaty backpack for this Santa Cruz tote from Herschel in Commercial Bay and make everyone’s life easier. Available in three colours and prints, make sure he’s not only practical, but looks good too.


Arizona oiled leather Birkenstock | $199 | Superette | Commercial Bay, 7/21 Queen St

Birkenstocks are the perfect summer shoe for men. Premium style and quality, with a cork footbed that molds to the shape of your sole to ensure you can go from the beach to the city in comfort. Finished with black oiled leather straps that provide a classic look for any man, he'll thank you for his versatile new kicks.


Adidas Adiprene Tee | $55 | Adidas | Galway St

Summer is here which means so is the party season! This Adidas Adiprene Tee provides the perfect shirt to take him from day to night. This lightweight, white tee is sure to keep him cool, while its retro print provides a colorful nod to past summers.

Unity Books

Factfullness: The ten reasons we’re wrong about the world and why things are better than you think | $28 | Unity Books | 19 High St

Summer is a time for relaxing, but that doesn’t have to mean switching off completely. Help put his mind at ease, but not to sleep, with this captivating and insightful read perfect for taking to the bach or the beach. This book addresses many of the difficulties our world is facing, while not giving up hope. Simultaneously uplifting and insightful!

All Blacks Experience

Personalised All Blacks Jersey | 88 Federal Street

Brand new to the city centre this December is the highly anticipated All Blacks Experience, a 45-minute guided tour taking you through the history, culture and people who have made the All Blacks such an important part of New Zealand's story. A voucher to enjoy this would make a great gift for any sports fan, and there's also a retail store on the same level (open to the public) where you can purchase a personalised All Blacks jersey for him, something he'll wear and treasure for years to come. 


Anti Social Social Club Balcony Bucket Cap | $99 | Prior | 59 High St

Anti Social Social Club burst onto the scene to quickly become a pillar of the streetwear community and this bucket hat is guaranteed to make him not only the coolest person on the street, but the most sunsmart too. Featuring their iconic wavy logo in an all over print - slip, slop, slap and cap (!) in style this summer.

Smith & Caughey's

Classic Swim Short Speedo | Smith and Caughey’s | $40 | 253-261 Queen St

The best part about the holiday period is ditching those long business trousers for a pair of summer shorts. This pair by Speedo from Smith & Caughey's are full of personality and made from a quick-drying material, with an extra roomy back pocket. Help him stand out for all the right reasons with these statement boardies.

CDs and records on display

Music Voucher | Marbecks | 34 Queen St

For a music lover, Marbecks is the ideal gifting destination. If you have a specific record or product in mind, the knowledgeable staff will be able to point you in the correct direction and if you aren’t too sure what his tastes are, then a voucher is always a safe option - and it'll be a fun experience for him getting to visit the store and choose a record for himself. 

Last updated: 25 December 2020