Looking for inspiration when it comes to present ideas? We all know that stressful feeling when it comes to buying birthday gifts; trying to figure out what they already have and what sort of present to get. So, when it comes to picking out the perfect birthday present for Him here are some fantastic options. All of them are from exciting UK brands that are making delightful, innovative products.

paulin watch birthday gift

Paulin Watches

Paulin Watches is an independent, family-run brand making stylish watches. Based in Glasgow’s popular West-End, Paulin has developed several fashionable watches and clocks. The watches are made from the highest quality components, sourced from within the UK where possible, and are built to last.

Their Commuter watch is a best-seller and is a perfect birthday gift option. A watch is a timeless present and Paulin’s ones are sure to never go out of fashion.

Pictured: Commuter Numerical, £180


Gandys is a stylish, ethical brand that focus on leaving a positive social and environmental impact. Their range of wardrobe essentials are on-trend, ethically made and inspired by the outdoors.

The Tropical T-Shirt design is a fun, bright and comfy top which makes it an ideal gift.

Pictured: Mustard Tropical Print Cotton T-Shirt, £22.99 £14.99

íon Distillery

In recent years UK Rum has been a silent success story. It is set to be the new on-trend spirit and distilleries are ready to get creative and make their own.

íon Distillery is one such distillery. Their Original Irish Rum is crafted using traditional Caribbean techniques before it is finish in aged Oak Whiskey Casks. A bottle of their Spiced Rum is a fantastic birthday present for anyone who likes trying new and exciting spirits.

Pictured: Íon Whiskey Cask Spiced Rum, £32.29

both barrels rucksack present

Both Barrels

Both Barrels have designed a range of long-lasting, functional and stylish luggage. More and more of us are living fast-paced lives, moving from work to leisure and travel seamlessly. As a result, we need luggage that can keep up with us.

Both Barrels’ Twelve Backpack is the perfect birthday gift for someone who is always on the go. Whether they use it for travel, work or leisure they will look stylish doing it.

Pictured: Twelve Backpack – Forage (Sunset Orange) £149

denby pottery, cast iron cooking pan, birthday gift

Denby Pottery

Buying cheap, throw-away birthday gifts is no longer the fashion. So why not buy something that will last a lifetime?

Denby Pottery craft a range of cook-wear, crockery and table-wear that is built to last. Their timeless and elegant designs will fit any kitchen. We have picked out their Halo Casserole Dish as an ideal birthday present; perfect for anyone whole loves to cook and entertain!

Pictured: Halo Casserole Dish, £100

angle & curve headphones birthday gift

Angle & Curve

Angle & Curve are an English audio brand that have designed and developed great sounding headphones. They engineer and hand-build them in England, allowing them to constantly improve the headphones. Their Carboncans are stylish and understated while providing the highest quality sound.

A pair of their Carbon Black & Gold headphones is the perfect birthday present for someone who can’t get enough of listening to music or podcasts.

Pictured: Carboncans, Black & Bullion Gold, £119 £79.98

bow die, dancys london

Dancys London

Dancys London is a men’s lifestyle brand specialising in men’s accessories with bold prints and quality design.

You are sure to find a stylish birthday present within Dancys’ range and with 100% recyclable packaging what is not to love? We’ve picked out their exciting, fun and sophisticated range of bow ties and think it is the perfect birthday gift.

Pictured: Burgundy Wine Velvet Bow Tie, £35

Butler & Hill

A personalised birthday present is always special. Butler & Hill offer just that, a range of personalised birthday gifts. They hand-make each of their personalise items at their workshop in Devon, taking great care and attention to create a perfect gift.

We have picked out their Personalised Map Circle as a beautiful gift option. Choose meaningful locations and have them framed in a beautiful print.

Pictured: Personalised Map Circle, £49.99

ocelot chocolate birthday gift


No set of present ideas is complete without including some chocolate. Ocelot was started in 2013 by an Edinburgh based couple who are passionate about all things chocolate. Their various flavours are exciting and innovative, Violet Milk, Buckwheat and Black Cherry to name a few.

It is not just their flavours either, they design their own fun and bright packaging, all of which is recyclable or compostable. Head to their website to buy their delicious chocolate, it makes for the perfect birthday gift.

Pictured: Ocelot Blood Orange, £5

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