Product Review: Must Have Holiday Gifts for the Man Cave
It’s said that a man’s home is his castle, which would make his “man cave” his lair where he can enjoy a reprieve from the pressures of daily life, watch sports and other television or movies in peace and generally relax in a space he can call his very own—and decorate accordingly. Man caves also offer an abundance of gifting opportunity, from furnishings, to technology and gadgetry to interior décor, here are a few great gift ideas that can ensure he’s suitably and stylishly sequestered.
Comfort Products’ Relaxzen Massage Recliner (www.Overstock.com) – $245
During the colder months, there’s just nothing like a warm and relaxing massage in the comfort of one’s own home. This is made especially easy with Comfort Products’ Relaxzen Deluxe Padded Microfiber Massage Recliner with matching ottoman. The classic design of this 8-motor reclining massage chair, with its ultra-soft suede upholstery and plush padding, is a nice addition to any study or living area. With nine vibration massage modes, five intensity levels and a heat on or off setting that’s all controlled by an easy-to-use remote, this chair will help anyone relax almost instantly. A home-based massage chair is a great way to de-stress while enjoying a movie or reading a book, or even sleep in it on those especially restless nights. This is a gift that’ll keep on giving.
JBL Everest Elite 700 Wireless Headphones (www.jbl.com) – $299.95
With JBL Pro Audio sound, the Everest ELITE 700 wireless headphone delivers a dynamic acoustic experience. The carefully sculpted ear cushions provide supreme fit around the ears, maximizing comfort throughout the 15 hours of playtime this device delivers. Bluetooth 4.1 enables wireless connectivity while the headphones’ “TruNote” Auto Sound Calibration technology allows you to calibrate sound based on the fit around the ears, delivering sound personalized for each individual. In addition, new NXTGen Active Noise Cancelling Technology combines the immersive experience of noise-cancelling with the ability to control the amount of outside noise to let in, giving you the power to balance awareness of your surroundings with your listening experience. A free, downloadable My JBL Headphones App elevates personalization by allowing users to further customize headphone settings and features. A built-in microphone allows for easy call access. In all, the Everest ELITE 700 wireless headphone delivers comfort, convenience, freedom and personalization with killer sound quality.
3DLightFX 3D Deco Lights (www.3DLightFX.com) – $39.99
A great gift for Star Wars fans of all ages! Just in time for the holidays, 3DLightFX has released a line of Star Wars 3D deco lights featuring character favorites from both the original Star Wars series and Episode 7: The Force Awakens coming out this December–R2-D2 and BB-8. These lights stay cool to the touch, can be placed anywhere in the room and are battery operated, making them ideal for spaces with limited wall outlets. Each light comes complete with a signature crack sticker that makes it look like R2-D2 and BB-8 (or other character offered by the company) have come crashing through your wall. The Star Wars line has 12 light designs, including Darth Vader, Yoda and Kylo Ren. It is an amazing way to add light to any room and are perfect showpieces for a child’s bedroom or even a man cave! It is sure to be a hit with the Star Wars fan in your life.
Picture Your Street Photo Art (www.PictureYourStreet.com) – Starting at $50
Ever drive by a street sign with a name and want to buy it? Well, now you can! Picture Your Street locates, photographs and creates artwork out of authentic U.S. street signs featuring familiar first names. Each work features a photo of an actual street sign, with each image being unique since they’re sourced from all over America. There are more than 1,000 names to pick from, from the common to not-so-common. A handsome addition for any room, the black and white photos are double matted and framed under glass in black wood. You can pick from one photo, a double, triple, quad and quint. Picture Your Street makes a unique and personalized gift not just for the holidays, as it’s also ideal for housewarmings, new baby, weddings, birthdays and other important milestones. Create a collage representing the whole family for your wall, or decorate the man cave.
weBoost Home 4G Signal Booster (www.weBoost.com) – $399.99
Sometimes cell phone reception can be spotty at best, especially in basements, attics, garages, backyard workshops and other such areas of a residence, making weBoost’s Home 4G cell phone signal booster a boon. This gadget ensures cell phones, tablets, laptops and mobile hotspots will have exceptional download speeds and maintain a reliable and agile signal, not matter where they are on the property. One key feature of the Home 4G is that its carrier-agnostic, meaning everyone in the dwelling will experience the boosted signal, regardless of their network. In fact, it’s designed to significantly improve voice reception and 4G LTE for all major U.S. and Canadian cell phone carriers. The weBoost Home 4G kit includes: cell phone signal booster, indoor antenna, outdoor antenna and power and supply cables. Users will experience reliable connectivity almost instantly given the product’s easy set up, thanks to the step-by-step installation guide and access to weBoost’s 24×7 customer support.
Hands High by Jimmy Fallon Sports Team Hoodies (www.handshigh.com) – $69.99
The Hands High cotton based Pullover Hoodies are extremely comfortable and perfect to wear while cheering on your favorite pro sports team. They feature a decidedly unique design: NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL team graphics both at the chest and under the arms so everyone can see who you’re cheering for while your hands are raised up in the air cheering the players on. While t-shirts are also available, the pullover hoodies are perfect for colder game days. Hands High sports apparel is created by Tonight Show host and sports fan, Jimmy Fallon. Realizing that sports fans spend a great deal of their time during games cheering and high-fiving, Jimmy decided to turn his idea into reality. Hands High apparel is designed to provide sports fans with a fun, distinctive and memorable way to show their support for their favorite teams. The company aims to celebrate the great moments in sports while ensuring you look and feel your best.
“The Luxe List” Executive Editor Merilee Kern scours the luxury marketplace for exemplary travel experiences, extraordinary events, and notable products and services. Submissions are accepted at www.TheLuxeList.com. Follow her on Twitter here: www.Twitter.com/LuxeListEditor and Facebook here: www.Facebook.com/TheLuxeList.
***Some or all of the accommodations(s), experience(s), item(s) and/or service(s) detailed above were provided and/or sponsored to accommodate this review, but all opinions expressed are entirely those of Merilee Kern and have not been influenced in any way.***