Gift Guide: A very leather Christmas

Isn’t leather lovely? It’s fair to say that the smell and feel of leather will conjure many amazing memories amongst us all. Our favourite wallet, belt, bag, shoes… the list is endless, and as far as materials go, few are quite as masculine as leather either. Now, combine these elements with quintessential British heritage and what do you get? Tanner & Oak. “Britain is our mission statement” is the first thing you read upon entering their website, and Britain is truly what you get. So, as Christmas approaches, what could be better than purchasing some all-British-made leather products? Very little indeed. So without further ado, here is our Tanner & Oak, leather-special gift guide.

Card Holder

Every gentleman wants a finely crafted leather card holder, and Christmas is the time to purchase one. We love the subtle navy colour of this number.

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Avonstoke Card Holder, £35

Satchel

Nothing says refined masculinity like a satchel, and Tanner & Oak produce one of the nicest we’ve seem. Inspired by vintage satchel style but designed in a distinctly modern way – iPad/tablet pockets, business card holders, and navy trims – this is an essential purchase.

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The Portfield Satchel, £295

Hip Flask

What gentleman wouldn’t want a stunning hip flask to call his own this Christmas? The perfect item to sip on a warming winter tipple, we think this hip flask is so timeless, it’ll be in your family for generations to come.

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Melcome Hip Flask, £70

Passport Holder

Christmas is very much the time for family, and many out there will be heading out of the country come Christmas time, therefore a sophisticated passport holder is a gentlemanly must, and what better than this one.

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Milton Passport Holder, £40

Leighstone Bag

Now, if you’re really looking to treat your better half this year, a handbag is the perfect gift. Guaranteed to tickle the fancy of the woman in your life, the iconic shape and timeless design of this bag make it one of the best out there.

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Leighstone Bag, £359

Notebook Cover

If you’re a true gentleman, you’ll always carry a notebook with you for all your wildest musings. Therefore a fine leather cover is surely a must too? We love this notebook cover and the versatility in it – choose tan for traditional and red for contemporary.

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Devington Notebook Cover, £60

Wallet

If you’re going to carry a wallet, leather is the only material to be used. It’s durable, elegant and will only get more beautiful with age. We’re big fans of this wallet, especially in the navy blue.

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Finchmere Wallet, £70

Folio

Finally, not Christmas leather gift guide would be complete without a folio. A product that’s simply perfect for any and all gentlemen, it makes carrying documents, or even a laptop, an outrageously stylish thing.

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Aspern Folio, £95

This article has been written in collaboration with Tanner & Oak. For more information visit tanner&oak.com

Hugh Francis Anderson

Hugh Francis Anderson

Features Editor. Follow him on Twitter: @hugh_f_anderson

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