March 25, 2013
Picking a gift out for your girlfriend can be a difficult thing. As a general rule of thumb, you avoid buying clothes unless you’re a keen fashionista yourself and you have a pretty good idea about what she likes (and what size she wears).
You should firstly think about what your girlfriend’s tastes and interests are as a starting point. If you’re still having trouble after you’ve considered what she’s into, you might want to read on for some more ideas.
A pair of shoes
This might seem like an easy thing to say, but a pair of shoes always goes a long way with a girlfriend. Keep an ear out in the run up to her birthday (or Christmas or Valentine’s Day) and see if there’s a particular pair of shoes that she’s been pining for.
If she hasn’t dropped any clues at all, have a look through some of her magazines when she’s not around to get a good idea of what kind of shoes she likes. Kurt Geiger shoes are always a great bet for fashionable footwear – ask some of her friends what kind of shoes they think she’s into, too.
A homemade present
Something you’ve crafted with your own hands will definitely tug at her heartstrings. It doesn’t even matter what it is – it’s the effort you put in that ultimately counts. It’s a very personal gift that will mean the world to her because of the effort you have put in.
The options for this are endless. You could craft her a necklace of some kind, or a beautiful trinket or bracelet.
Buy her an experience
Of course, you don’t need to get her an object. An experience will definitely last longer in her mind, and it’ll be a great memory to look back on fondly. This could be anything from tickets to see her favourite band, or even tickets to somewhere exciting for the weekend.
Again, you don’t have to spend too much money doing this. If you’re concerned about overstretching financially, a visit to Paris doesn’t have to be in order. You could always invite your girlfriend to your hometown to give her a little tour of where you’re from.
However, if your hometown’s actually drab and there’s nothing going on there, do something ‘crazy’ and take her to a carnival for a day of mayhem. She won’t forget it in a hurry!
Buy her favourite tipple
If all else fails, you could always get her a fancy bottle of something you can both enjoy. What’s her favourite spirit, or is there a particular wine she can’t get enough of. You could always go a little bit further and research some cocktails, and surprise her with a delicious treat one evening. Throw the cocktail gear in as part of the treat!
March 12, 2012
Light and refreshing, with subtle yet spicy ginger notes, feisty Ginger Joe offers a thirst-quenching, tantalising new taste. The alcoholic ginger beer electrifies and tingles the taste-buds; providing the perfect tipple as summer slips away and autumn approaches on the ginger-tinged horizon.
Send taste-buds into a tizzy with tache-twisting tastings tips to excite the senses. Add some zest with a squeeze of lemon or lime; enjoy with a sneaky splash and a dash of spirit; or sweeten the dullest of days by stirring in strawberries and studding with mint.
Savour the tasty ting and tangy flavour of Ginger Joe with a hearty pub lunch, complement to a fiery curry, or simply serve straight-up over mountains of ice – sip or swallow, whichever takes your fancy, but always enjoy with imagination.
Celebrate over 270 years since moustachioed London greengrocer and founder of the house of Stone, ‘Ginger’ Joseph Stone, took his first ‘dip in the ginge,’ and raise the ‘tache to a truly tasty gingerable brew.
Ginger Joe is available at Tesco stores nationwide:
· 330ml Bottle – £1.59 RRP
· Four-Pack (4 x 330ml bottles) – £5.99 RRP
Other stockists include Ocado, Nisa-Today’s, Drinksdirect.com, Spar and independent retailers and public houses
August 19, 2011
Annie Haak don’t just make the cutest women’s jewellery pieces, they also make some of THE hottest men’s jewellery designs on the fashion scene right now! With celebrity fans such as Ed Sheran, Maverick Sabre and Huey from Fun Loving Criminals your man will be in great company!
Check out our top tips for accessorising with these fab products! See the full range here http://www.anniehaakdesigns.co.uk/
April 29, 2011
Red Bull Flugtag is coming back to the UK this year, Red Bull Flugtag challenges the brave and brainy to design, build and pilot home-made flying machines off a 30-foot high flight deck in hopes of soaring into the wild blue yonder Read more
January 30, 2011
We simply love Valentine’s Day, so we thought we would share the love and create a range of valentine’s gifts for men. Read more
June 15, 2010
Picking the perfect card is one job you can’t ask Dad for help with - so let Moonpig give you a hand this Father’s Day. Whether he likes sports, laughs, DIY or cars you’ll find a card on Moonpig that’s sure to make his day.
With over 7 million cards sent in the UK each Father’s Day, why not show your Dad how much you appreciate him with a personalised Father’s Day card.
There’s a Father’s Day card to suit every Dad and you can now choose from a range of personalised mugs and t-shirts to be sent with your card. A card from Moonpig is a present he’ll keep forever with the personalised captions, your own photos as images and a tailored message.
To choose a card, visit www.moonpig.com. To make sure your card arrives in time, order by 2pm on Wednesday 16th June to send by first class post. You can still send your card or gift by first class on 17th and 18th June but would recommend allowing 3 days for delivery or to guarantee it arrives in time select Special Delivery.
June 15, 2010
Bring your Dad into the 21st Century and update his style with a little help from the Moose.
Treat your dad to a grooming treat and show him how much you care this Father’s Day (20th June), with ‘feel good – look good’ products from those quirky arbiters of grooming cool – Moosehead..
Look Buff Face Scrub: packed with moisturising ingredients and exfoliating beads to give dad’s skin a deep cleanse, Look Buff helps prevent ingrown hairs and congested pores, whilst improving the skin’s elasticity. Used twice a week, this gentle scrub contains Shea Butter to calm and heal dry and itchy skin leaving it feeling smooth and nourished. Making him feel buff and look less rough.
Dirty Boy Hair & Body Wash actively dissolves dirt and excess oils, whilst maintaining natural moisture essential for healthy skin and hair. Enriched with moisturising and soothing ingredients and the invigorating scent of tea tree and menthol, this will leave dad feeling fresh and revitalised. Ready to face whatever you or the day throws at him.
If you think dad could do with a subtle style makeover, let him loose on Moosehead Shaping Dough, the ultimate styling product for hair control, so he can shape, scrunch or lift his hair. It can be applied to damp or dry hair for a matt fi nish with super hold and lasting style. This is the perfect product to upgrade dad’s cool-factor.
With products designed to cater for every man’s head-to-toe grooming needs including deodorants, moisturisers, body washes and a mud mask, so good, people will almost mistake him for your brother.
March 14, 2010
Bulldog, the UK’s largest natural skincare brand for men, is now the first male grooming company to launch a range of Fairtrade products. The new products include amazing natural Fairtrade ingredients from across the globe. The range contains green tea from Sri Lanka, organic shea butter from Ghana, organic sugar from Paraguay, sesame seed oil from Nicaragua, and Brazil nut oil from Peru.
Bulldog Eco-System Shave Gel - (175ml, RRP £3.69) – Containing Fairtrade Green Tea from Sri Lanka, Organic Sugar from Paraguay and a unique blend of eight essential oils to soothe the skin following the rigors of shaving.
Bulldog Eco-System Moisturiser - (100ml, RRP £6.49) – Containing Fairtrade organic shea butter from Ghana, Fairtrade sesame seed oil from Nicaragua and Fairtrade Brazil nut oil from Peru and a unique blend of eight essential oils to hydrate the skin.
Girlie Gossip love Bulldog grooming products, we’ve been fans since they first launch and think they’re the ideal product for your man! Tells us your thoughts by leaving a comment below!