Men usually don’t like shopping, so it’s always very difficult to find a gift idea that he will like. A survey of 2,000 British people conducted in 2013 found that men become bored after only 26 minutes of shopping, while it took women a full two hours. Bad tongues say that men don’t have taste or aesthetic sense that tells them what looks good and what not. It needs therefore a lot of courage to gift him something else apart from the typical bottle of wine.
But don’t worry, we are here help you. We have created a list of top 10 gift ideas for men below sFr. 100.- that will hopefully inspire you find something he will like.
Gift card for electronic Gadgets
Most men love electronic gadgets. If you want to impress a friend or a family member the best way to do it is with a gift card from a nice electronics shop. With a gift card you can select the amount you want to gift. We have selected the best electronics shops for you:
Mediamarkt: Media Markt is a German multinational chain of stores selling consumer electronics with over 1,000 stores in 14 European countries. Mediamarkt is Europe’s largest retailer for consumer electronics.
Digitec Galaxus is the biggest online retailer in Switzerland. It operates the Digitec and Galaxus online shops as well as ten stores in the German- and French-speaking parts of Switzerland. Digitec Galaxus AG showcases more than a million products in its range (in January 2018). While the Galaxus online warehouse stocks the full Digitec Galaxus AG range, digitec specialises in consumer electronics.
All men wear at least once a year a suit for a special occasion. It could be for a wedding, a baptism or even for work. Cufflinks are a very special and personal gift for an elegant man. We have selected for you the best jewelry shops that offer cufflinks for a price below sFr. 100:
Stainless steel, carbon cufflinks: These cufflinks are particularly easy to care for and skin-friendly. You can buy them at schmuck.ch, an online shop of Rhomberg which is a jewelry shop that was founded in 1984 and has 27 branches in Switzerland. They are online since the year 2000 and have a long tradition of sending jewelry within Switzerland. You can add a gift wrap and a greeting card and delivery is for free. Price is sFr. 69.
If you don’t know exactly what the other person likes or you don’t want to gift anything too personal, the best is to go for a wine. A red wine is usually best suitable for a man. If you choose a well-known region like France, Italy or Spain you should be always fine. If you want to dare a something more exotic, you could try an Argentinean or Chilenean wine as well. Here is a selection of some wines you might like:
Loco: Very dark ruby red, open on the nose with notes of cassis, plum, toast and cedarwood, juicy and soft on the palate with dense, fully ripe fruit and fine-meshed tannins, a fruity, juicy wine with a long finish. This is a Red wine, blend Malbec, 2018 from Mendoza, Argentina, Selection Dieter Meier. You can find this wine at Coop. A great feature about this shop is that you can set a delivery day and time (very uncommon in Swiss online shops), which is ideal send a gift for a special occasion such as a brithday. Price sFr. 14.95
Casillero del Diablo: The sunny and enchanting landscapes of the Valle Central give us these grapes, from which the winemaker from the Chilean winery Concha y Toro conjures up this red wine with finesse and sensitivity. This dominant red wine 2017 – Casillero del Diablo Cabernet Sauvignon crowns every festive meal with elegance and finesse. Culinary tip from the bottler: This Cabernet Sauvignon can be served with a Gruyère burger or ribeye steak. This is a Red wine, Cabernet Sauvignon, Reserva Privada 2017, Concha y Toro from Valle Central, Chile. You can buy this wine at flaschenpost.ch. The shop offers gift wrapping, you can add a greeting card for free and free delivery for orders above sFr. 100. Price sFr. 12.90
Masi, Amarone Costasera: Ruby red in the glass. Intense notes of plums, fruit compote and warm spices on the nose. On the palate, the wine is juicy and complex. Aromas of rum pot accompanied by harmoniously integrated tannins with an elegant acid structure. The finish is long and aromatic. This is a red wine from Valpolicella, 2015. This wine is sold by casadelvino.ch. The shop offers a free greeting card as well or click-and-collect service. Price: sFr. 41.90.
A giftbasket is a typical gift in the corporate world. There are some baskets however that you can gift to friends and family members. We have chosen two that we regard as appropriate for both corporate and private gifts.
Giftbasket “Apero”: This delicious basket contains a Prosecco Faveri 37.5 cl, bruschetta, olive groups, pate peperoncini, nuts helped including gift basket and mesh. At Vicolo.ch you can add a greeting card for sFr. 8. Price sFr 78.
Giftbasket “Moët & Chandon N.I.R Dry with LED incl. two set glasses”: The golden real glass glasses delight with their dazzling gloss optics and are wonderful for celebrating with the built-in LED lights! The rosé champagne relationship approach, which deals with the seductive taste and the background contact of a sweet aftertaste. A real gift for special occasions. At geschenkidee.ch you can order from abroad, customize gifts, add a gift wrap and a greeting card. Price: sFr. 99.90
If your friend is a Cigar aficionado your best choice is to gift a nice box of cigars. If you don’t know which cigar brand he likes, you can choose among well known brands. We have selected for you two ideas:
Davidoff Robusto Selection: The Davidoff Robusto Selection offers an exciting journey through the five most popular Davidoff cigars in Robusto format. The Davidoff Robusto Selection comes in a beautiful wooden box. Zigarrenversand.ch offers free delivery for orders above sFr. 150 and payment with invoice. This shop has a “gift ideas” segment with more ideas that you can check. Price: sFr. 102.
El Septimo Discovery Collection Gold: Available for the 2020 Holiday Season only, the Gold Edition makes the perfect stocking stuffer and comes in the limited edition Gold Edition packaging. Consisting of four cigars, the Gold Edition offers the perfect El Septimo sampling experience for beginner smokers looking to jump in and explore the large range of blends that El Septimo offers. These cigars are from Costa Rica. You can buy them at premium-cigars.ch. This shop offers the possibility to order from outside of Switzerland and free delivery for orders above sFr. 100. Price: sFr. 90.
House and Hobby
Most man like to have a nice-looking place and if they have a garden, they are the ones responsible for it most of the times. Therefore, a gift idea for the garden or for home can be an alternative.
Star Shower Slide Show: 12 colourful motif foils create moving or fixed LED light effects at the push of a button. 6 Christmas, 4 holiday and 2 Halloween motif foils. No conductors, no assembly, no tangled cables and no broken lamps. For indoors and outdoors. Perfect for Christmas and parties, specially when COVID is over and everybody will want to make a party and invite friends. You can buy this at hobby-online.ch. This shop offers money back guarantee and payment with invoice. Price sFr. 69.90.
Indoor bonsai Ficus ‘Ginseng’ is a real hit and becomes an eye-catcher in the room or in the office! What is immediately noticeable is the thick and branched aerial root, which differs in every plant. Each plant therefore looks unique. The roots are grown in China and Malaysia. They are imported by Dutch growers and grown as bonsai in the greenhouse. So you can keep the indoor bonsai Ficus Ginseng like an ordinary houseplant in your office or at home. The indoor bonsai Ficus Ginseng can be placed in a light as well as in a slightly shady location. In summer you can also put the miniature tree outdoors, preferably in the shade. You can buy this bonsai at baldur-garten.ch. This shop offers money back guarantee and payment with invoice. Price sFr. 78.70.
With COVID-19 and home office being mandatory in a lot of countries and jobs, people are making exercises and traning at home. A nice drinking bottle can be of motivation to train at home and stay fluid.
Equa Smart-Bottle with App: This bottle is very special because it lights up as soon as you should have a drink during the day. However, everyone is different and doesn’t need a lot of water. With a tap on the bottle, you can see how well you are currently with your daily water intake. A slow glow shows that you are on the right track. A fast one that you still have to catch up. Snow white, 680ml. Geschenkidee.ch offers gift wrapping, greeting cards and money back guarantee. Price sFr. 89.-.
When we think about shoes it’s hard to believe that you could choose a brand that everybody likes. On, however, is the hottest new shoe brand in Switzerland for this year. The brand is so trendy because a) it’s Swiss made and b) Federer is a shareholder of the company. On offer very low-profile designs. Swiss love them. You can also buy hiking boots. If you happen to know the shoe size of your friend/beloved one, you can be sure that you will make him real happy. On shoes are however not cheap. But there are one or two models that cost around sFr. 100. We have chosen the Cloudflow model. You can buy it at ochsnersport.ch. The shop offers gift cards and you get free delivery and money back guarantee. Price: sFr. 105 (discounted).
With chocolates you will always make a good impression, no matter for which celebration. We have chosen following ideas from some nice chocolate shops:
Praliné Präsent Birthday: Silver box filled with 48 pieces of delicious homemade pralines and truffles including photo printing. You can print an individualized picture on your gift. Wrapped in cellophane with a mesh. The product can be picked up in 4 days or delivered in 6 days. You can buy this product at confiserie.ch, order from abroad and add a greeting card. Price is sFr. 84.
Ballotin de chocolat: – This gourmet assortment will be the ideal addition to your holiday meals. Box of 630gr. You can buy this at durhonechocolatier.ch. The shop offers gift wraps, greeting cards and accepts orders from abroad. There is free delivery for orders above sFr. 40. The shop offers international delivery as well. Price: 99.90 sFr.
Which man doesn’t like to grill? Even if sommer is still a few months ahead, we have selected two ideas that could make your friend a happy grill-master:
BerHOFF Besteck-Set mit Schürze: Grill cutlery set made of stainless steel with black apron. You can buy this item at brack.ch. The shop offers gift wrapping, payment with invoice and by installments and free delivery. Price: sFr. 68.
TecTake Grillbesteck: ectake stainless steel grill cutlery are the ideal bbq tools when grilling. The handy and elegant aluminium case with black velvet inner lining is the perfect storage unit for your high-quality grilling tools and is always right at hand at home or when travelling. The bbq cutlery is made extra long, so that you can tend to the grill at any time while keeping enough distance from the embers. The case contains all important bbq accessories that you may need for a barbecue. You can buy this gift at galaxus.ch. The shop offers free delivery and accepts orders from abroad. Price: sFr. 88.99.