This week, we asked you what kind of gift guide you would like to see. Rather than embracing the holiday spirit, you asked for gadgets that you can treat yourself to. Good choice, we say — no-one knows exactly what you want anyway (bah humbug). Without further ado, here is our roundup of self-gifting ideas for the holiday season.
Ladies first, right? This beautiful Quartz timepiece adds real elegance to your everyday style. The unique “hollow” dial comes in two colors, and the case is waterproof to 3 bar. The other nice thing about this watch is the sub-$40 price tag.
Price: $39.40 USD
For guys who take pride in their appearance, the OneBlade is simply awesome. Along with a clean shave setting, this beast has 14 different trimming lengths. As a result, you can get instant five o’clock shadow or cultivate your full beard.
Price: $69.95 USD
We have many coffee connoisseurs at the Gadget Flow. If you are similarly addicted, consider buying yourself this portable coffee machine. The Simpresso can produce delicious fresh coffee in minutes, and it’s small enough to carry around until you need a brew.
Price: $42 USD
Although summer now feels like a distant memory, the sun will return in a few months. These folding sunnies will be perfect for next year, slipping neatly into the smallest pocket. The scratch-resistant lenses can take plenty of punishment, and the glasses unfold with a flick of your wrist. Very cool stuff.
Price: $49 USD
During the holiday season, you might end up adding a few pounds to your otherwise lean physique. The Garmin Vivofit should help you get through the painful post-Christmas workouts. This fitness band acts like a wearable coach, giving you a daily dose of motivation.
Price: $55 USD
If you were lucky enough to get an iPhone X over the holidays, you might want to protect it. Mujjo’s delightful leather case should save your Apple device from everyday wear and tear. It’s available in black, tan and gray styles, and they all look superb.
Price: $44.90 USD
Leaking shave foam or moisturizer can literally ruin your whole suitcase. Thankfully, the Wurkin Stiffs Dopp Bag is made from silicone, so nothing can spill out. It’s also really durable, with plenty of space for your bathroom essentials.
Price: $49.50 USD
Ah, the joy of journaling. These beautiful books from Creative Minds help you record your thoughts and plan your days. With no rules or guidelines, the format allows you to customize your journal for your own goals. Furthermore, you get 120 pages of dotted paper for doodling and random notes.
Price: $39 USD
Brrr, it’s getting cold. While that north wind blows, you might want to snuggle up inside Tuck. This brilliant garment is like a blanket that has been customized for everyday use. You can use the built-in pocket as a hood, or flip Tuck upside down to warm your feet.
Price: $35 USD
What happens when you have too many gadgets to carry all at once? You get this brilliant sweatshirt, that’s what. You can store your phone, your keys, your wallet, your headphones, and many other things inside this warm top. It also has regular exterior pockets for hands and stuff.
Price: $60 USD
Which of these brilliant gadgets do you fancy? Or did your favorite not make the list? Tell us in the comments or on Twitter!