CWE Holiday Gift Guide: Gifts For Him

Finding the right gift for any man in your life is always a little bit tricky, whether it’s your dad, brother, husband, or boyfriend. Thankfully, the Central West End can be a one-stop-shop for every guy on your list!

Here are our top picks for men this holiday season.

The Candle Fusion Studio

Bacon Candle- $18

Your favorite guy will love this true-to-scent, hand-poured 8 oz candle. It’s the perfect smokey and meaty fragrance that he loves. Natural soy wax, 60 hour burn time.


Alessi SPLÜGEN Bottle Opener: $55

Treat him to an attractive and functional bottle opener for special occasions or for every day! This Alessi SPLÜGEN bottle opener was designed in 1960 by Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni for the Splügen Bräu Bar in Milan, Italy. This little tool is 6 inches long and easy to spot in any drawer!

Gamlin Restaurant Group

Gamlin Restaurant Group Gift Card

Give the gift of great food and drink! Purchase a $100 gift card to any Gamlin Restaurant Group establishment (1764 Public HouseGamlin Whiskey House, and Sub Zero Vodka Bar), and you’ll receive a FREE $20 gift card as their way of saying thanks this holiday season! (Gift cards can be purchased in store or online. Offer available Nov. 29-Dec. 30, 2019. Some restrictions apply.)

Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams

Does your guy have an insatiable sweet tooth? If so, he’ll LOVE these treats from Jeni’s Splendid Ice Creams! Jeni Britton Bauer’s award-winning, revolutionary ice cream recipes are now available in a pocket-size book. This book includes Jeni’s favorite, easy-to-execute recipes for ice cream, sorbet, yogurts, sundaes, and sauces. This is the only ice cream cookbook he will ever need. Once he’s concocted his favorite flavor, he can top it off with Jeni’s Salted Caramel Sauce. Made in small batches by their friends at Coop’s Microcreamery.

Left Bank Books

Dewey Decimal Literary Linen Pashmina Scarf: $44
The Body: $30
Nickel Boys: $24.95
The Man They Wanted Me to Be: $26
The Witches are Coming: $27

Keep him reading all winter long. Surprise your favorite bookworm with some new novels from Left Bank Books. From “The Body” to “The Man They Wanted Me To Be” — he’ll have a hard time putting these novels down! You can also keep him cozy (and entertained) with the Dewey Decimal Literary Linen Pashmina Scarf.


Navigation Down Vest: $168
Metal Vent Long Sleeve: $88
ABC Jogger: $128

For fashion and comfort, lululemon’s got you covered! On the go or at the gym, these ABC Joggers are perfect for the man on the move. Pair them with the Metal Vent Long Sleeve Tee and the Navigation Down Vest, and he’ll be ready to tackle the day in style.

Mission Taco Joint

Mission Taco Joint Holiday Gift Baskets: $50-$100

Treat your favorite foodie to a special gift basket from Mission Taco Joint. They’re offering three pre-packaged options to make gift giving easy! The Tequila Package ($65) includes one bottle of Mission Taco Joint’s top shelf house tequila, Maestro Dobel, two Mission Taco Joint pint glasses, and one bottle of housemade hot sauce. Or pick up the Holiday Gift Basket ($50) with two Mission Taco Joint pint glasses, one T-shirt, one beanie or hat, and one bottle of hot sauce (or opt for the large basket ($100) with two Mission Taco Joint pint glasses, two T-shirts, two hats, and two bottles of hot sauce). And of course, you can add a gift card to any order!

Orangetheory Fitness

The holidays are filled with parties, tempting treats, shopping, and other excuses to put your fitness goals on hold. Keep him on track this holiday season with this special deal from Orangetheory Fitness. Purchase 4 sessions and an OTbeat Core Heart Rate Monitor for $133. (Restrictions: Only valid for non-members. Offer only valid through December 31, 2019. Cannot be combined with any other offers or discounts. Offer only valid at Central West End studio. Max value of $133. Other exclusions may apply, see studio for details.)

Provisions St. Louis

These stylish pieces from Baekgaard USA feature classic and contemporary designs for businessmen and students alike.

If he’s a beer connoisseur, treat him to a copy of BARLEY & HOPS. The book includes portraits of those who are united in their passion for craft beer, the brewing process, and creating something unique. Here, they share their personal stories of how they came to brew beer and, in the process, give insight into how beer is advancing our drinking culture today.

Q Boutique

Sextant: $199

A great gift for the historian collector of curiosities, this antique reproduction is handmade and perfect for a gentleman’s study.

The Silver Lady

Stainless Steel & Leather Bracelet: $128

Give your guy the timeless gift of a brushed stainless steel/leather bracelet. This bracelet features a magnetic clasp and can be adjusted to 8 or 9 inches.


Straub’s Steak Box: $149.95-$599.95

If your man loves a great steak, it doesn’t get any better than this! Straub’s renowned meat department carries only the very best, tender, succulent PRIME certified steaks. They are from corn-fed cattle, raised right here in the Midwest. Their steaks are aged a minimum of 21 days to achieve that rich, buttery taste and mouthwatering tenderness. Give the gift of good eating this holiday season!


Help him carry his essentials in style with this compact wash bag from Suitsupply. Made from vegetable-tanned Italian calf leather in a full grain finish, it features a fully lined interior, double wraparound zipper, and enough room for the must-haves.

Dress up his wardrobe with this brown suede belt, featuring adjustable screws and a nubuck backside.

Warby Parker

Holiday Percey Frames: Starting at $145

Upgrade his specs this holiday season! Warby Parker is bringing back the favorite Holiday Percey frame in three new limited-edition colorways —only this time, with a unique concentric construction. The collection features an intricate yet bold tortoiseshell acetate with contrasting ring colors around each lens, including pink, white, and blue, in both optical and sun (starting at $145). As always, for every pair purchased, a pair is distributed to someone in need.

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