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Gifts for the Holidays

A selection of smart, fun presents sure to bring smiles to everyone on your list.
(For product photos, click on the IN Magazine icon for the November 2015 issue and see page 14.)

AIR WORTHY The lively and fun patterns by this small shirt maker are sure to be conversation starters on the party circuit. Stretch cotton, machine-washable; long sleeves, $69; short sleeves, $59 (www.seaplaneshirts.com)

ABOUT TIME Hip is the operative word with this cool addition to the Projects Watches collection. The stainless-steel case is complemented by a one-piece leather band and buckle. $100 (www.projectswatches.com)

HAND IN GLOVE You’ll be glad it’s winter (or at least not as sorry) when you can wear gloves like this chic pair from the Holt Renfrew Collection. $150 (Holt Renfrew stores across Canada)

READY TO RUN The goal of Nike’s Therma-Sphere Max jackets is to help athletes focus on their performance, not the weather. They’ll send you off in comfort and style. $220 (www.nike.com)

COLOUR ME HAPPY Try something fresh but familiar for the youngsters in your life. FCTRY’s Gnome Crayons are sure to add some fun to that next colouring session. The Bavarian gnome crayons come in a set of six. $15.95 (gift shop of the Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas St. W., Toronto, or www.ago.net/shop)

GET CRACKING You’ll crack nuts and start a conversation with the Nutwork Nutcracker from Monkey Business. Designed by Yaacov Kaufman, the smart device takes its whimsical cue from the tool box. $27 (gift shop of the Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas St. W., Toronto, or www.ago.net/shop)

HOLDING ALL THE CARDS The House of Prada isn’t about to let you down, especially in selecting a holiday gift for the discerning gentleman in your life. The Saffiano leather wallet includes six slots for cards and a secure money clip. $415 (Harry Rosen and www.harryrosen.com)

GET THE BOOT Who says you can’t look stylish in even the most nasty weather? Not the makers of these To Boot New York numbers. Look smart and stay comfortable—and let the snow and sleet fly. $535 (Holt Renfrew stores across Canada)

SHADY AND CHIC Hide behind these shades by Oliver Peoples, and make a statement about your classic yet modern sensibility. $440 (Holt Renfrew stores across Canada)

TIME FOR TOM Tom Ford’s eau de parfum combines amber-drenched woody notes with sweet vanilla, creating a scent that a certain someone won’t easily forget—starting with the distinctive black-and-gold packaging. $115 (Harry Rosen and www.harryrosen.com)

RANCH DRESSING You can butch it up all winter in this comfortable Men’s Buffalo Plaid Sweater by J.Crew. $143 (www.jcrew.com)

WRAPPED IN WARMTH Keep warm with the help of fashion-forward Joe Fresh in this burgundy acrylic knit scarf for men. $19 (Joe Fresh dealers and www.joefresh.com)

LINKED TO LUXURY Add a touch of whimsy to your formal dressing this holiday season. These Loding Two-toned Knot cufflinks will get you noticed for all the right reasons. $50 (Loding dealers and www.loding.ca)

DOG DAYS You value your identity, so why shouldn’t Fido? Say how much you care this holiday season with a Personalized Dog Bone from L.L. Bean. $12.99 to $14.99 (L.L. Bean dealers and www.llbean.com)

NOTE: Prices may vary.