Christmas gifts for the stylish gentleman

At a loss for what to buy the sartorially discerning man in your life? These classically cool accessories are sure-fire wardrobe winners


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Turnbull & Asser pocket square

Part of the Jermyn Street outfitter's The Artist and The Architect collection exploring where creative flair and structural design meet, this abstract floral pocket square is sure to make a statement. Made from fine silk, it's hand-printed in Cheshire using an age-old process that uses water from the factory's own reservoir.

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Turnbull & Asser abstract floral silk pocket square, £70;

Connolly gloves

In the 20th century, the leather-goods specialist was renowned for supplying high-quality hides to the motor industry and this connection continues to inspire its collections since its relaunch this year. These chic and quirky driving gloves recall the very best of classic automotive style.

Connolly Road Rage gloves, £300;

Paul Smith sock gift box

Socks may be a festive gifting cliche, but recipients of this set won't be disappointed. It features 12 of Paul Smith's soft cotton socks, kitted out in a plethora of eccentric styles in the brand's signature bright and bold colour schemes.

Paul Smith men's socks gift box, £160;

Hardy Amies scarf

At this time of year, a scarf is always warmly welcomed. This geometrically patterned number from Hardy Amies is made from soft, brushed herringbone, perfect for wrapping up against the elements as we head further into winter.

Hardy Amies herringbone scarf, £120;

Ludwig Reiter backpack

Viennese brand Ludwig Reiter dates back to 1885 and still uses many traditional techniques to handcraft its leather goods. Designs such as this sleek all-black backpack, however, prove the company's aesthetic outlook is resolutely modern, finished with stylish touches such as a chrome-plated roll buckle and seamlessly integrated side pockets.

Ludwig Reiter backpack in golfgrain leather, £729;

Dunhill leather envelope

This distinguished case, designed to fit a laptop, is made from fine, grained leather with each item handmade in the company's workshop in Walthamstow by an individual craftsperson. Inspired by archive envelopes, embossed on the front is the address of Dunhill's London home, Bourdon House.

Dunhill Boston small envelope, £375;

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