Guys Need Their Time Too…and It’s This Sunday, June 19th

We gals make so much fuss about all that we do, whether it’s wearing the latest fashion trends, or how to stay slim, healthy, and keep our skin all aglow. There’s also the newest tech stuff, yes, we want it too. We have businesses to run and kids to keep track of and appointments galore!

However, this is one of those weeks, where we need to focus off of our own agendas and on to what the guys in our lives just might want as a trinket, however small or large? This Sunday, June 19th is their day after all!

So, we at The Chic Sheet have combed the web for ideas, either online or in stores, that might be the perfect something for that guy in your life, who unlike you (I know for me I keep a very vocal running gift list!), just won’t tell you what he really wants and if not these specifics, hopefully it will at least make your mind start working and your fingers start clicking to find just the right thing for that special guy in your life, who may also be a DAD!?

Isn’t Everyone a Techie These Days?

Ipad 2

  • Newest version of the hottest item out there
  • thinner… camera!
  • Available in store & online (preferred online)
  • www.apple.com

Ipad Cover

  • Alligator embossed Italian calfskin protective case
  • Flip easel provides angled typing platform
  • Snap-tab closure with woven striped lining
  • www.neimanmarcus.com

Bluetooth wireless keyboard

  • Portfolio case has build in wireless keyboard for typing at laptop speeds
  • Easy access to built-in cameras and ports; built- in stand for great display
  • Fold-up design holds your Ipad tablet at perfect viewing angle
  • Available in stores & online
  • www.brookstone.com
  • Can be cordless with 4 AA batteries or plugged in with included AC adapter

Ipad speakers

  • Perfect for enjoying great sounding music & videos
  • Built in stand allows for vertical or horizontal modes
  • Compact & lightweight enough to take the sound anywhere you want
  • Can be cordless with 4 AA batteries or plugged in with included AC adapter
  • Available in stores & online
  • www.brookstone.com
GRILL-IT, SUCH A GUY THING…AND IT’S HEALTHIER TOO?

Remote meat thermometer

  • One of the hottest BBQ gifts you can give!
  • Have the freedom to entertain guests while the thermometer does the work
  • Takes the guesswork out of grilling
  • Display backlight for nighttime grilling
  • Available in stores and online
  • www.brookstone.com

Meatball grilling basket

  • Spice up BBQ’s with your favorite meatball recipes prepared fresh on the grill
  • Durable stainless-steel basket lets you cook & flip up to 12 at a time
  • Rosewood handle keeps hands at a safe distance from the flame
  • Available in store and online
  • www.surlatable.com

Quesadilla grilling basket

  • Great tool to make sure you don’t lose grilled quesadillas through the grate
  • Lets you flip them with ease
  • Available in store and online
  • www.surlatable.com

Corn grilling cage

  • Grill corn to tender, smoky perfection..! without it falling apart
  • Adjustable stainless-steel cage holds up to 4 ears
  • Easy to turn rosewood handle
  • Available in store and online
  • www.surlatable.com
WINE-MAN

Automatic Wine Opener

  • Simple, one-touch to easily remove wine corks
  • Can open 30 bottles on a single charge
  • No more hard to use manual openers
  • Available in stores and online
  • www.brookstone.com

Wine Cellar

  • Stores up to 12 bottles of wine, touch pad controls with LED display
  • Dual-zone, double-door compartments keeps whites, champagnes and reds chilled at expert-recommended temperatures (2 temperature zones)
  • Dual fan system and soft interior lighting with on/off switch
  • Available online
  • www.saksfifthavenue.com

Wine Chiller

  • Adjustable sleeve goes on picnics and trips across town to keep your chilled bottle of wine cold
  • Chills bottles in 10 minutes; keeps chilled bottles cold for up to 2 hours
  • Place sleeve in freezer for 4 hours before use
  • Stretches to fit bottles up to 2 liter size
  • Formed of 4 sections of neoprene- same insulating material divers’ wet suits are made of!
  • Available at Crate & Barrel, Target, Sur la Table and online
  • www.crateandbarrel.com, www.target.com, www.surlatable.com

Unbreakable Wine Glasses

  • Machine blown in Parma, Italy
  • Exciting fusion of elegance and technology
  • Extremely high level of durability and strength! UNBREAKABLE GLASS!
  • Maintains its clarity after thousands of industrial dish washing cycles
  • Available at Target and Specs, in store and online
FASHIONS FOR MEN

  • Watches, as I have said, a key accessory of the time (no pun here)
  • For the guy, black is usually number 1, either black w/black or mixed w/metal
  • Stainless is another favorite
  • Key vendors at Macy’s include Burberry, Gucci, Armany Exchange, Michael Kors, Kenneth Cole, Movado and many otherAvailable at Macy’s and many fine stores www.macys.com,

  • Vicki Rizzo always brings in her best pickins’ of cuff links for Dad’s Day
  • Featured is a gold Texas Lone Star inside of a silver band
  • Also available are A&M, U. of Texas, Gunshells and other designs that would make a Texas Dad proud
  • For a fun time, stop by MTYCI and pick up a deal or two for yourself at the same time or….
  • Visit new webstore at www.mtyci.com

  • Tom Ford is the new fave in women’s sunglasses and we are the one’s shopping, right…no one looks hotter than Tom Ford in his own glasses, you can do that for your guy!
  • If Tom is not in your price range, there are many others making great looking glasses such as Ray Ban, Guess, Gucci and many more.
  • Aviators or plastics are the way to go for style
  • www.neimanmarcus.com

Business card case

  • can never go wrong with this gift and they do wear out!
  • classic look in black leather and polished stainless-steel
  • keeps business cards together with magnetic closure
  • black velvet inside
  • available in store and online
  • www.saksfifthavenue.com
SPORTS, THE WAY TO A MAN’S HEART!

Golf Green’s Professor

  • Perfect your putt with laser technology
  • Provides instant feedback
  • helps you fine tune your muscle memory, improve putter face alignment and develop a consistent putting stroke
  • Works with any putter
  • Available online
  • www.neimanmarcus.com

Neil Leifer’s Sports Photography Photo Book on Baseball

  • Neil Leifer is probably the most famous sports photographer alive today
  • Has every sport well represented both in photo books and in gallery showings around the country, great gift for the sports enthusiast
  • Claim to fame are his Muhomad Ali knock-out shots, seen around the world!
  • Baseball is the timely one but check them all out on his site.www.neillifer.com
  • Available to puchase at Saks Fifth Avenue, Target and select book stores
  • www.saksfifthavenue.com
KEEP HIM GROOMED

  • Clarisonic Skin Care Brush is my favorite personal purchase of the last year
  • Makes skin cleaner and healthier
  • No longer just for gals, guys are loving it too
  • Available at Neiman-Marcus
  • www.neimanmarcus.com

J. Paul skin care for men

  • J. Paul Men’s Skin Care line founded by two Houston natives that met in Kindergarten
  • Paul Looney and Paul Strong, successful businessmen, developed the line after being on a trip and realizing no shaving cream and had to use a concoction from a mixture of wife’s products….hence, Men’s Skin Care was founded
  • In business in Houston, Phoenix and Chicago since August, 2010
  • Aggie fan or Longhorn fan, you can support this line. One founder from each!
  • Famous for Scrub, Pre-shave cream, Glide Shave Cream for heavy beards, Ice, after shave and Guard, aface and body lotion.
  • In Houston found at Norton Ditto, Festari for Men and Longoria Collection
  • Also available on website, www.jpaulonline.com

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