Sexy and smooth
Sick of the scruff? Clean up your chap with the Omega Shaving Kit, an Italian-made set that will leave him with a smooth shave and a soft scent. Includes a boar brush, shaving stand and soap. Size is suitable for small spaces. $23.
The Boulevard at South End, 1440 S. Tryon St. 980-219-7526. blvdatsouthend.com
It’s all on the wrist
Say sayonara to the Swatch watches. These trendy timekeepers from Xtreme Stylz are conversation starters. They come in color groupings: red, black or yellow and blue bands, accented with blue, brown and two shades of green. The sizable faces are made of plastic. $25.
Bruce Julian, 8128 Providence Road. 704-364-8686. brucejulian.com
A suitable solution
Knot sure what to get your man? Don’t bow out of the task. (OK, enough with the puns.) Buffalo Jackson’s classic American bowties let him wear his personality. Fly guys will fancy the fishing-themed trout bow ties. Other signature styles include Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address, Reagan’s “Tear Down This Wall” quote and a Lewis and Clark map. $54.95.
Buffalo Jackson Trading Company, 100 W. John St., Matthews. 704-559-9529. buffalojackson.com
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