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Gentologie Gift Guide: Over 50 gift ideas for gentlemen


The 2023 Gentologie Gift Guide is now online! This is just the first one in 2023. In the next few days, we’ll be adding suggestions for spirits and gift ideas for stocking stuffers! Happy reading!

Discover over 50 gift ideas in the Gentologie Gift Guide

1. Gentologie magazine Issue 12

The cover of Gentologie Magazine Issue 12 by the illustrator Mr. Dominique Trudeau

The cover of Gentologie Magazine Issue 12 by the illustrator Mr. Dominique Trudeau

We start this list with our brand new magazine. We think it has some amazing ideas for the gentleman in your life. Whether it’s Scotchs, wine, travel, style, men’s grooming, cars and more, he’ll find it all! Order now for delivery before Christmas.

Order here

2. A great accessory from the Rimowa collection


Distinct Cabin in black leather

This German luggage brand is a classic. Whether in aluminum, polycarbonate or its new leather iteration, their suitcases will follow you around the world! Comfort, style and durability are all on the menu.

Visit RIMOWA website

3. A complete range of grooming products


Photo: Clarins

We were lucky enough to test the various Clarins and Groom products and both are simply incredible, with different scents and textures that will delight the gentlemen in your life on a daily basis.

Discover the ClarinsMen Collection

Take a look at the different products from Groom

4. The Coravin system, an essential for the fine-wine lover


Photo: Coravin

We’ve often talked about Coravin, the ideal tool for your great vintages. Whether it’s for an intimate supper or a large gathering, Coravin’s advanced system is there for you. Available online and in specialist shops.

Available on the following websites:  Coravin, Amazon, Vinum, Vin et Passion and in several specialized shops

5. Watches that will remain classics


Seamaster Diver 300M 007 Edition
Photo : OMEGA

Whether it’s James Bond’s, Vortic’s or Ryan Gosling’s, there’s a huge choice of high-performance products to choose from. We advise you to go shopping with your favourite gentleman, that way you won’t be disappointed! Visit our watches section for some of the choices. We have even more in the latest magazine.

On the OMEGA, TAG Heuer and Vortic websites.

6. Le Germain Hotels sheet and towel set from Simons

Collection-Hôtels-Germain-chez-Simons - Guide cadeaux Gentologie

Photo : Simons

Would you like to support a Canadian retailer and hotel chain while having the comfort of a cozy getaway every time you get up or get out of the shower? Simons’ Le Germain Hotels sheet, duvet and towel sets are perfect. Comfort worthy of their perfect rooms. Perfect for resting over the holidays and feeling at home every day.

Discover the Le Germain Hotels x Simons collection here

7. AirTag and Keyring so you never lose anything again!


Photo: Amazon

If you’re the kind of person who misplaces things all over the place, Apple’s little capsules are ideal for finding them and keeping track of them when you’re on the move.

On Amazon, Apple, Best Buy and many other retailers.

8. A superb Sunspel sweatshirt


A sweatshirt from the Sea Island collection
Photo : Sea Island

Looking for a sweatshirt for more relaxed occasions? Sunspel’s cotton fleece jumper is simply perfect. Made in Spain, it’s soft, comfortable, won’t shrink and won’t change colour.

Available at Clusier and on Sunspel website.

9. A Japanese kitchen knife, for the gentleman who loves to cook


Photo: Stay Sharp website

Trancher de bonnes pièces de viande et des poissons est chose courante à la maison ? Le chef apprenti a besoin d’un excellent couteau et bien aiguisé, car le plus dangereux dans une cuisine est un couteau mal aiguisé.

Available at L’Émouleur or Stay Sharp

10. Wine and cocktails glasses for a great soirée


Photo: Normand Boulanger | Gentologie

Magnificent glasses from the Riedel, Lehmann or Zalto collections will take your liquid delights to cloud nine. Even more so if they come in a pair, the gentleman may invite you to share his precious vintages or great spirits.

At Alambika, Vinum, Vin et Passion, La Baie and many other retailers.

11. A Montblanc pen for the big contracts


Photo: Montblanc

What could be better than taking a break from the computer and writing? Whether it’s holiday greetings, a personal diary, thoughts or brainstorming, a style like Montblanc will always be there for you.

Visit Montblanc website

12. Bar accessories for the festive soirées

Tales Of The Cocktails - Salle de Dégustation - Cocktail

Photo: Fairmont

Whether it’s a mixing glass (not to be confused with a cocktail glass), a measuring jug, a bar trolley, an shaker to make a James Bond-style Vodka Martini or even decorations to finish off the various cocktails, a gentleman will be delighted.

At Maison Lipari, Cristofle, Alambika, Vinum, Kitchen Art, Tiffany & Co. and many others.

13. The Meater cooking thermometer to always have the perfect meat



You’re not a chef, but you want to cook your meat to perfection at every meal? Meater will change your life, it’s truly incredible technology and it works with pork, beef and chicken, whether on the BBQ or in the oven. You can’t afford to miss out on this incredible tool!

On their website, Amazon and specialized butcher’s shop.

14. Braun Series 9 Pro+ Razor for the closest shave


Photo: Braun website

Our editor in chief is currently testing this razor and his first impressions are that it’s certainly one of the best he’s used! It’s smooth and comfortable with every stroke and hugs the curves of the face perfectly, for ultimate closeness and skin comfort. It’s certainly ideal for those who have a strong beard or who let it grow for up to 7 days.

On Amazon and many specialized stores

15. Dyson Supersonic Hairdryer


Photo: Dyson

The quintessential hair dryer. There’s nothing more to say, we’re still testing it, but so far it’s the best of its kind. Adjustable temperature and speed, simple cleaning, in short, you’ll have an easy time with this one.

On dyson website

16. James Bond Destinations by Assouline


Photo: 007.com

Fancy following James Bond on his escapades around the globe? This book is just what you need for your next trip.

On 007.com and on Amazon

17. MCU: The Rise of Marvel Studios


Photo: Amazon

Marvel Entertainment was a moribund toymaker not even twenty years ago. Today, Marvel Studios is the dominant player both in Hollywood and in global pop culture. How did an upstart studio conquer the world? In MCU, beloved culture writers Joanna Robinson, Dave Gonzales, and Gavin Edwards draw on more than a hundred interviews with actors, producers, directors, and writers to present the definitive chronicle of Marvel Studios and its sole, ongoing production, the Marvel Cinematic Universe. 

On Amazon and other bookstores

18. High end shoes


James Bond is wearing the Highbury by Crockett & Jones
Photo : © 2021 DANJAQ, LLC et MGM. All right reserved.

This is the end for the shoes in “leatherette”. A good pair of leather shoes designed by major manufacturers who don’t skimp on quality, such as Berluti, Carmina (at Clusier), John Lobb (At Harry Rosen) or Crockett & Jones (Few models at GS Douville). These last will certainly more expensive to purchase, but will last a lifetime.

19. Pizza ovens for outside…and inside


Photo: Gozney website

Got a gentleman pizza chef at home? Here’s a Gentologie Gift Guide essential: ovens from Gozney and Ooni that are perfect for making your pizza outdoors, or for some models, indoors. These models heat up to over 900℉, and the pizza is ready in under 2 minutes! Enough for pizza parties every weekend!

The Roccbox by Gozney are available on their website, Amazon, La Pizza Shop (for the dome above) and many other retailers.

The Ooni oven are also available on their website, Amazon, La Pizza Shop and many other retailers.

20. Ewool clothing and accessories to keep you warm


Photo: ewool Instagram account

What would the Gentologie gift guide be without clothing and accessories to cope with the cold without its inconveniences, Ewool products are just what you need! Whether gloves, jackets or anything else, they’ll keep you warm thanks to their innovative technology. A gift that’s sure to be shared if the person you’re giving it to is a real gentleman 😉

Discover ewool product range

21. Tickets for Formula 1


Monaco Grand Prix
Photo : Adobe Stock

Whether it’s in Montréal, Las Vegas or Monaco, attending a Formula 1 race in a “Prestige” location is always an incredible experience. Don’t forget to book at the best restaurants and hotels in the vicinity of the race for a complete trip!

Reserve on Formula 1 website

22. A travel with Jean-Michel Dufaux


Jean Michel Dufaux

Our occasional contributor and keen traveller, who has written about Switzerland, offers escapes to Asia. If you’d like to discover faraway lands, follow the guide! What better way to get away from it all than with this Gentologie Gift Guide. The travel is made for French-speaking people, but it’s a great way to learn!

Leave for the Vietnam!!

23. Paddle board, Ulysse & Nardin watch and clothing collection, all by Beau Lake


Photo: Beau Lake

You’re already thinking about summer, and the magnificent paddleboards from Canadian company Beau Lake, which we told you about a while back, are simply magnificent, real works of art. Inflatable or fixed models. They also have a watch in collaboration with Ulysse & Nardin and a collection with Vilebrequin, so why not give the whole set away!

The paddle board by Beau Lake

The Beau Lake watches by Ulysse & Nardin

The Beau Lake clothing collection by Vilebrequin (coming soon)

24. A bespoke suit to look stylish for years to come


James Bond in its “Prince of Wales” suit by Tom Ford

At a time when people are increasingly present in the office, a new suit can undoubtedly make people happy. And if it’s made to measure, it will fit well and highlight the right places. Clusier, Holt Renfrew Ogilvy, Sartorialto and Harry Rosen are all excellent at this. Don’t forget to stock up on shirts, ties, underwear and stockings too!

25. The iPhone 15 Pro Max, perfect for the photographers


Photo : Apple

This phone changes the game. I’m not the one saying it, but several great photographers like Canadian Peter McKinnon. The level of adjustment and personalization on this new device is so impressive that Apple even filmed its most recent presentation with this phone . . . and several accessories. On sale at Apple and many other retailers.

Visit Apple website

26. The perfect Kettle for hot drinks


Photo : SMEG Instagram account

Tea or coffee bean lovers will certainly want the perfect temperature for their favourite liquid. There are many choices, including the magnificent SMEG, Breville, Bonavita or Fellow. Add a selection of teas from Camélia Sinensis or Fortnum & Mason (available at Holt Renfrew/Holt Renfrew Ogilvy during the festive season and on Amazon) and all you’ll need are scones.

SMEG kettles are available at The Bay, Amazon, Canadian Tire, Maison Lipari and many other retailers.

Fellow kettles are available at  Amazon, SSense and in several independent coffee shops.

Breville kettles are available on their website, Amazon and many other retailers.

Bonavita kettlesare available at sur leur site and in several independent coffee shops.

27. A gift card for the golf enthusiast


Photo: Fairmont

Whether it’s shoes, poles, bags or accessories, the amateur or professional will always want to improve.

The PGA Superstor is an excellent resource for all things golf! And what’s more, they’ve recently started delivering to Canada! Golftown is also easily accessible for most people who want to get around. Golf Avenue is a great option for a gift for beginners or those who want to exchange their equipment.

28. A luxury travel bag for short journeys


Photo : Berluti

For weekend getaways, some people prefer a bag to a suitcase, so here are three in this Gentologie Gift Guide. Whether it’s this Boston tote from Burberry, the one with the new Marboeuf canvas from Berluti (an iteration of the Louis Vuitton canvas, it’s not leather, but a hyper-resistant fabric) or the Weekender Country bag in calf leather from Brunello Cucinelli, you’ll be well served. Always check the quality of materials before you buy

The Boston holdall at Burberry

The Bagage Toile Marbeuf Travel Bag at Berluti

The Calfskin weekender bag by Brunello Cucinelli

29.A wine bottle cooler that goes everywhere with you


Photo: YETI website

There’s something for everyone, but here’s an interesting model for those who like to explore, from YETI. It’s tough enough to take wine lovers wherever they go!

Sur le site de Yeti

30. Bang & Olufsen Beosound Balance speakers


Photo : Bang & Olufsen website

This magnificent, aesthetically pleasing speaker catches the eye and the ear at the same time, whatever the angle. Experience music like never before with this (or these) speaker(s) from the Danish brand. Compatible with a multitude of systems.

Beosound Balance speakers at Bang & Olufsen and on Amazon

31. Seafood Simple: A Cookbook by Eric Ripert


Photo: Amazon

The definitive seafood guide from the three-Michelin-starred chef of Le Bernardin, featuring gorgeous photography and step-by-step techniques alongside 85 accessible recipes for preparing incredible fish at home.

On Amazon and many bookstores

32. A high-end camera


Canon R6
Photo : Canon USA Instagram account

For the photography fanatic who wants to leave his phone behind, there are several options. Whether it’s Canon, Nikon or Leica, you’ll find some real gems. It’s always best to visit a shop, unless you know that you can exchange them online.

33. LEGO for grown-ups


Ferrari 488 GTE “AF Corse #51”
Photo: LEGO

As we prefer to relax off-screen, what could be better than building a huge LEGO project? Whether it’s the Colosseum in Rome, the Titanic, a Ferrari, the Star Wars universe or the Concorde, there’s no shortage of options!

Discover LEGO for the 18+

34. High-end Nespresso machines


Nespresso Creatista Plus for Original
Photo: Breville

The Swiss company recently unveiled a new machine for the Creatista range, with a Vertuo earlier this autumn (two other models already exist for the original range). Made from aluminum and other materials, it’s sure to add a touch of luxury to the counters of Nespresso coffee lovers. Discover the Nespresso holiday collection here.

Buy your machine here

35. Jewellery that lasts a lifetime


Photo: Tiffany & Co.

Tiffany & Co. and David Yurman offer incredible jewellery for men. Handcrafted rings, bracelets and more will be just the thing for the gentleman in your life.

Discover the men’s collection at Tiffany & Co. 

Take a look at David Yurman men’s collection

36. An incredible driving experience


Porsche Ice Experience
Photo: Arctic Media

If you’re like us and always want to improve your driving skills, the Gentologie Gift Guide suggests the ICAR circuit (article to come) and Porsche Experience, which we’ve tested. These offer totally different but equally interesting experiences for those who want to improve their skills behind the wheel by driving some incredible cars.

Visit CompIexe ICAR website

Visit Porsche Experience website

>37. Wooden kitchen accessories


Photo: Simons

An artisanal cutting board like the ones by Arbol or John Boos (they’ve been around since 1847!) will be right at home in any kitchen.

Discover the products of Arbol and many other craftsmen at Simons 1840

Find John Boos products at The Bay and Crate & Barrel and Crate & Barrel

38. Candles to warm up the atmosphere


Photo: Soja & Co. Instagram account

Whether it’s Tom Ford, Diptyque, Le Labo, Malin & Goetz or Soja & Co., their various fragrances will brighten up your home and provide an incredible scent for the winter months. So here’s a suggestion for relaxation in the Gentologie Gift Guide.

Soja & Co. Gift set

Discover a variety of candles at Holt Renfrew

39. A briefcase to bring class to the office


Photo : Want Les Essentiels

A magnificent briefcase is much nicer than a backpack, and takes up much less space in public transport. A gentleman can carry all his essentials in it.

A superb model Want Les Essentiels

40. For sports enthusiasts, the Theragun


Photo : Theragun website

Rest after training is often more important than the training itself. Theragun’s products are just what you need to restore your strength.

On Therabody website , Amazon and many sports retailers.

41. For the home cinema enthusiast, a large-screen TV


Photo: Samsung

Films are always better when seen on the big screen, and the experts at Best Buy, Fillion and Kébecson will no doubt be able to help you make the right choice. Why not add a high-fidelity Blu-Ray player to complete the gift?

On Amazon, Best Buy, Fillion Électronique and Kébecson.

42. Large or small wine cellar for collectors or beginners


The Restaurant H3 cellar
Photo: Matt Ayotte

A wine cellar doesn’t have to be in a basement. It can be in a kitchen or living room, especially since some people live in condos where space is more limited.

Eurocel, Vin et Passion and Vinum offer a range of solutions for your space.

43. Tickets for shows to keep you entertained


Photo: Sugar Sammy Instagram

Several shows featuring musicians like Jean-Michel Blais or standup comic like Sugar Sammy are highly entertaining. How about Cirque du Soleil’s Kurios this summer at the Old Port and Krystal at the Bell Centre in December? This is just a small sample of the different choices.

44. A stand mixer for the gentleman who loves to cook


Photo: Kitchen Aid

Make your favourite gentleman want to get his hands dirty (it really is perfect for making pizza and bread in a minute). Kitchen Aid’s range is simply incredible and fits perfectly into any kitchen with its extensive colour range. Opt for a lift-up bowl for a more stable mixer.

Avalaible at Kitchen Aid, Canadian Tire, Amazon and many others.

45. A museum membership to support culture


Photo: Marc Cramer

The Montréal Museum of Fine Arts, the MAC, the AGO, the Musée national des beaux-arts du Québec, the National Gallery of Canada and many others are extraordinary gateways to culture and a great way to learn about all spheres of society. Give the gift of a subscription.

46. Subscription to a news site to support the news media


Photo: Adobe Stock

Whether it’s National Post, the Globe and Mail, Le Monde (in english yes) or the New York Times, a gentleman needs to keep abreast of the news from a variety of sources. Subscribing or making a donation in your name is an excellent way to support the various news media. A must for the Gentologie Gift Guide.

47. George Nelson desk clock 1947/1953


Photo: Simons website

This magnificent clock you will keep hourly without notifications attached to a screen. And we love the mid-century style that goes with it.

Chez Simons 1840

48. The Creative Act : A Way of being by Rick Rubin


Photo : Penguin Random House

The legendary music producer, a master in the art of helping people to connect with the wellsprings of their creativity, has produced a beautifully crafted book, the fruit of many years’ work, which offers this same profound wisdom to each and every one of us.

On Amazon and in several bookstores

49. Café Leather Driving Gloves


Café Leather website

Direct from Spain, these superb gloves are among the most sought-after automotive accessories on the planet. They may not be insulated for winter, but for the rest of the time, you’ll be comfortable behind the wheel.

Order here

50. Luxury swim shorts

Orlebar Brown - Bulldog X Swim

Le Modèle Bulldog X Swim de Orlebar Brown
Photo: Orlebar Brown

No more ugly swim shorts for your next trip. Here are two companies that make beautiful, time-resistant shorts.

At Orlebar Brown

At Vilebrequin

51. Le Club by Gentologie subscription


Did you like this Gentologie Gift Guide? Take out or give as a gift a subscription to Gentologie for 1 year or 3 years to help us in our mission to make gentlemen of all men. Plus, you’ll get our magazines for the duration of your subscription.

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The prelude to the festive season has just begun with this Gentologie Gift Guide, so look out for our next lists.

– Gifts for a gentleman’s stocking
– Spirits to give as gifts
– Restaurants to celebrate the festive season

Happy gifting to all!

Founder & Editor In Chief of Gentologie

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