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Holiday Gift Guide for Him

Daisy McClellanComment

Freaking out because you just realized it’s December and you haven’t crossed any names off your shopping list? No worries! Our annual holiday gift guide for him is here!

What do you get for that special someone in your family who is sooo hard to shop for? Yep, we're talking about Dad. Sometimes you don’t need to get super fancy and realize that Dad just wants a cold beer. But make sure he enjoys his refreshment in style with this 16oz etched pint glass by the uncommon green. Each glass is etched with the streets, neighborhoods, and coordinates of the San Francisco Bay Area. This design is also available as an 11oz rocks glass and pairs well with the California State Slate. Perfect for displaying cheeses and charcuterie while hosting guests. 

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Don't forget about your brother (or your brother from another mother!) We love our wooden California shaped bottle opener from Newton Booth Build. Each piece is hand cut from either cherry or walnut wood and sticks sturdily to any magnetic surface. 

Isn’t it funny how when we’re kids, we thought getting socks from grandpa and grandma was a form of punishment? Where’s the good stuff? As we grow older, we realize that socks ARE the good stuff! Return the favor by treating them to luxury socks by Little River Sock Mill. Made in Fort Payne, AL, these socks are made with organic cotton and are available in a variety of colors and patterns in both mens and womens sizes. Makes for a great stocking stuffer for the rest of the family, too!

Is it hard to plan things with your husband on Sunday because there is a game on? If you can’t beat them, join them! Show him you have team spirit, too, by giving him this Golden State Tee by Culk. Graphic has a vintage feel and is printed on a super soft cotton/poly/rayon blend tee. Top off this spirited gift with a handmade pennant by Erin of Feed the Fish, Co. Pennants are available in a variety of colors and sayings.

Are you waiting for your boyfriend to make the big move?...to get rid of his old wallet? Ya, I thought so. Surprise him with a new wallet by Tram-Anh Designs. Made in San Jose, Tram-Anh makes their products with recycled bicycle tubes, vinyl banners, and other found materials. Styles range from a more traditional bi-fold to variety of card sleeve options for a sleeker look. So not only are you getting him to use a new wallet, but you are helping him reduce his carbon footprint!

What about your employees or co-workers? Thank them for being awesome this year with our bartender gift box? Who wouldn't want a kit filled with goodies from our makers all about making your own cocktails?

Need more ideas? Stop by the shop anytime from 11-7 thru the holidays and we can help! And stay tuned for our gift guide for her.

By Sharon Leung

Gift Guide for Him

Melody WangComment

As promised, we're back this week to help you shop for gifts for all the marvelous men in your life! Whether he is looking for new items for the closet, for daily grooming, or to add to the home, we've collected a few of our favorites to assist your various needs:

For your boyfriend/husband:

How about a warm piece of outerwear with a clean look for your main squeeze? This army green puff jacket by San Francisco-based company Alamere is made with Primaloft insulation with a quilted soft interior, providing warmth and performance without the usual puffiness. Available in the displayed army green as well as black in-store and online for $179. 

Could your guy use a t-shirt upgrade? Your can't go wrong with one of our many in the shop. Our current fav is from new vendor Honour Brand who pays recognition to the national treasures and landmarks that helped shape the world as we know it.  Available in store and our online shop for $30. 

 

A staff favorite, this deodorant cream by Fat and the Moon is guaranteed to please the guy who is conscious about his grooming products. All natural and aluminum FREE, it uses coconut oil and baking soda as the bacteria checking dynamic duo. Mixed with moisture absorbing properties of arrowroot and antimicrobial properties of essentials oils, you and your pits will never be happier! And the best part? It doesn't stain, even the black shirts! The absolute perfect stocking stuffer! Available in-store and our online shop for $14.

For your brother:

For the hard core San Franciscan fan, we suggest this black and orange beanie by San Franpsycho. This will surely be pulled out frequently during those oh-so frequent windy days or better yet, chilly ball games at AT&T Park. Available in displayed black and orange as well as grey and orange in-store and on our online shop for $20.

For Dad:

For the fashionable mustache man, we suggest this wood-scented Mustache Wax made by Oakland based company Fable Soap Co. Made from natural oils and locally sourced beeswax, this wax is designed to be sticky and soft for controlling and styling your 'stache to his liking this holiday season!

For your best buddy:

Snag your bud one of our flasks and he'll be sure to give you a high five! Available in store and online for $28

Or give him one of our bottle openers from Fluffy Co. Choose from the four designs above now available in the shop for $34 each.

For Grandpa:

Help gpa define his unique style with these funky Roma Scarf from Preloved! Each piece is made up of a combination of upcycled sweaters, stylishly paired by the Preloved Team, and one of a kind. Come to the store to see the full selection of patterns and colors ($48/ea). 

For your Co-Worker:

Your co-workers could always use a new mug for their morning caffeine fix. We love this one from San Franpsyco for only $15. Makes the perfect secret santa gift!

Don't forget to check out our Gift Guide for Her!