Staff picks: 15 gifts that will make you the family favourite

Staff picks: 15 gifts that will make you the family favourite

December 10th, 2019

The days before Christmas are quickly dwindling, which means if you haven’t chosen a show-stopping gift or two, you’re running out of time to think about it.

Not to worry. Our team has chosen a few items that are sure to steal the show and make you the family favourite. 


This Valstar suede bomber simply makes every casual outfit look cool. It’s a great colour finished with a shearling collar and impeccable styling. I am obsessed with this coat! 

I also love all things soft, so this hooded cashmere Ralph Lauren cable knit sweater and these Hestra gloves both made it to the top of my favourite gift item list! The gloves are made from supple peccary leather and are lined with cashmere. How can you go wrong? 

Slate Suede Shearling BomberOat Cashmere Hooded Sweater | Cork Peccary Gloves 


I chose a few gifts I’d love to receive this season. I am on my feet all day long, so cashmere socks keep them happy. I especially like the thick ones for boots. Perfect for early morning winter dog walks! 

The cashmere cable knit sweater is perfect to wear when giving Christmas hugs. Extra cozy! The pants have a pleat yet remain slim--a fresh silhouette with a nod towards future shapes. They’re flattering and an easy way to help a guy find his style. 

Brown Cashmere Roll Neck Sweater | Navy Cotton Trousers


Having things with a pop of colour for the holiday season is great. Guys often steer clear of colour, but when gifted with it they tend to experiment a bit more.

When it comes to the Polo Bear sweater, it’s an iconic yet festive item which looks great paired under winter coats and bombers. 

For the man who desires authenticity, Private White’s Prince of Wales check jacket is one of my top picks. It’s produced in the last remaining outerwear factory in Manchester.

Teal and Orange Check ScarfGrey Prince of Wales Bomber | Red Polo Bear Sweater


Woolrich literally invented buffalo plaid in the 1850s, so this hunting jacket is my top pick for anyone who values the authentic rugged look. It's also constructed to last a lifetime, so it's great for the outdoorsy guys.

Howlin's cream cable knit sweater is a universally classic look, perfect for family get togethers. 

Sunglasses get overlooked in the winter, but they're still a necessity! The Aurnaud glasses from Tom Ford look great on just about any face shape. 

Red Buffalo Check Hunting Jacket | Cream Super Cult Cable Knit | Arnaud Sunglasses


Ralph Lauren Polo’s handmade cowboy sweater is super special and has strong RRL vibes. It's great for the "hard to shop for guy" who appreciates unique pieces like this. 

Private White’s UK-made bomber jacket is exclusive to The Helm, so it’s another really special piece. It has a super soft cashmere blend exterior with gunmetal hardware. Literally any guy can rock it. It's a great gift for the guy that you think has everything. 

Everyone needs a great pair of gloves, and you will have no trouble choosing a Hestra glove for the guy in your life. We have a great selection of colours, hides, and sizes.

Cowboy Hand-Knit Sweater | Nordegg Flight Bomber | Black Edward Gloves


Looking for more? Shop our full collection of great holiday gifts. 

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