‘Tis the season once again. With all the parties and get-togethers planned for this time of the year, the last thing you need is the stress and hustle that comes with gift shopping. Here’s a guide to help you narrow in on a gift for him! This week, we focus on local brands we love!
We absolutely adore the genius that is Zeddie Lukoye, the designer behind the company Narok NYC. This company is rapidly taking over the fashion industry. His distinctive designs make for an amazing gift. This is the perfect way to spice up his closet this festive season. Pick one among the numerous Narok NYC designs. It’s ideal for the chilly December nights, it’s trendy and available in many colors - it blends right into his closet.

Check out more of the collections on:
This is a Kenyan company that specializes in producing and distributing hand stitched goods made from real leather. When you hear real leather, you probably think that the prices will be ridiculously high. Guess again! These products are extremely affordable so you get a great quality gift at a pocket friendly price. The selection is wide, ranging from wallets to journals to backpacks. They can customize these products so that he can have his initials on them. You could get a customized journal for as little as Kshs 2,500.

Get more details by following Marooke on Instagram and Facebook: @marooke.leather
As the name suggests, this store has clothing, socks, accessories, shoes among other products for the dapper man. Have him looking elegant and well dressed this holiday. The products are affordable and of very high quality.

These colourful socks are perfect for Christmas and they only cost Kshs 500. Find a range of different designs among many other products on
Create a tee is a company that has made it possible for people to print out their designs on a piece of clothing. It started out with just t-shirts but has now expanded into jackets, hoodies, rugby shirts, bags, towels and much more. What better gift is there than one that is personalized? This can be a double gift because they can print these products for women and children as well. If there was ever a time for family matching outfits, it would be Christmas!

Pick out your design on:
We have a habit of ‘forgetting’ to eat right and stay fit during the holiday season. Who can blame us with all the meat roasting and beer flowing? However, this holiday, you could get him a workout plan. This will help him stay in shape during the festivities and it will also give him a leg up in January as everyone else is struggling to get back into their fitness routine meanwhile, he’s been at it all December. Shiv and Frankie, the founders of Just Gym It, have numerous offers for this season.

Find out more on their social media pages: @justgymit
We all have people who are extremely difficult to buy for. They may be too picky or they may always say that there is nothing they need when you ask them what you should get them. Well, if he falls under these categories, then Sure Gifts got you! This is a company that has collaborated with multiple stores and offers gift cards for some of the best stores in Kenya. There are gift cards for as little as Kshs. 300, that can get him something he would like.

Find out more about what type of gift cards you can get him at:


Here at Mandevu, we look out for our men. Log on next week to see what perfect gifts you can get specifically for the bearded man!


Words: Ciku Kimani
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