Not sure what to buy for the men on your list? They’ll love these ideas, which include some Chicago-made products and classes with their favorite celebrities.
Chicago Athletic Association Sweatshirt, The People’s Garment Co., $40
This super-soft sweatshirt is designed and made in Chicago, and you can shop The People’s Garment Co. products at Chicago shops like Andersonville Galleria and Local Goods.
Limited Edition Casual Leather Belt With Chicago Flag Emboss, Damen + Hastings, $85
Show off your local pride with this belt from Damen + Hastings, a recent addition to the Chicagoland shopping scene that is a must-visit for all the guys on your list this holiday season.
Alpha Bravo London Roll Top Backpack, Tumi, $450
Engineered from post-consumer recycled bottles and post-industrial recycled nylon, this backpack really has it all. It holds your laptop, tablet, and phone, with enough room for gym clothes, too.
I.N.O.X. Professional Diver, Victorinox Swiss Army, $595
Your guy will love this watch, “the only Swiss watch certified to withstand 130 extreme endurance homologation tests.”
MasterClass, Prices Vary
MasterClass offers online classes with some of the world’s best instructors. You can learn more about everything from business strategy and cooking to poker and Texas-style BBQ from instructors like Samuel L. Jackson, Steve Martin, Margaret Atwood, Gordon Ramsay, Stephen Curry, and Simone Biles.
The ReNew Fleece Sweatshirt, Everlane, $60
This cozy sweatshirt will keep him warm all winter long, and you can feel good knowing that it’s made from 100 percent recycled polyester.
The Quill Wooden Rollerball Pen, Pad & Quill, $149.95
These pens are made from reclaimed hardwoods (two choices: Reclaimed Walnut Barnwood and Rescued Wild Black Cherry) and come with a full-grain leather carrying case.