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Filson is one of the U.S. heritage workwear companies that has spearheaded the renewed interest in American manufacturing. Why? Because the brand produces durable clothing and accessories that are also super functional. For the man in need of new luggage, pick up a timeless duffel bag in rugged twill with bridle leather trim (pictured above, $325). Available at Berkeley Supply, 4309 Tennyson St., 720-445-6818, berkeleysupply.com
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Jefferson Park’s Sully & Co. opened in August stocked with sharply tailored menswear by American heritage brands like Glendon Lambert (ties) and Haspel (blazers). Included in the mix is Faribault Woolen Mill Co., a Minnesota-based manufacturer that has been producing woolens since 1865—starting with blankets made for pioneers heading West. Our current favorite: Faribault’s handsome scarves ($60) in modern plaid or bold stripes. Available at Sully & Co, 2443 Eliot St., 720-398-8064, sullyandco.com
Give a gift while supporting the arts with these cheeky holiday socks from Arthur George by Robert Kardashian ($50). As part of Neiman Marcus’ The Love To Give Collection, the store will donate 10 percent of sales of each set sold to youth arts education across the country; locally, that money will benefit the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. Available at Neiman Marcus, Cherry Creek Shopping Center, 3030 E. 1st Ave., 303-329-2600, neimanmarcus.com
Think it’s time for something a little more sophisticated than your worn-in ski beanie? Try this wool baseball cap by Wigens ($92), which comes in a rich, rustic Harris Tweed herringbone (that’s handwoven tweed made in the Outer Hebrides in Scotland). Available at Ted’s Clothiers, 3476 S. Broadway, Englewood, 303-781-1382, tedsclothiers.com
Skincare sets aren’t just gifts for the ladies anymore. The Jack Black Power Trip travel set ($52) contains everything a man needs to keep his body clean and smooth—from facial cleanser to beard conditioner to body wash—all housed in a handy microfiber dopp kit. Available at Macy’s, Cherry Creek Shopping Center, 15 S. Steele St., 303-390-2200, macys.com
Knitwear is always a welcome gift thanks to the chill that accompanies the holiday season. Instead of a basic button-up cardigan, try something different—like this handknit, wool zip-up sweater by Canadian brand Wings + Horns ($750). The black and natural mélange knit is accented with suede panels at the front. Available at Cedar & Hyde Mercantile, 2015 10th St., Boulder, 720-287-3900, cedarandhyde.com
If a silk printed tie is a bit too old school for your beau, try a hand-loomed Italian wool version by Apolis ($68). Inspired by officers’ ties from World War II, this narrow style (2.5 inches at the widest point) is perfect for a casual, slightly retro look. Available in indigo (pictured), charcoal, and cranberry. Available at Nod & Rose Storehouse, 1220 Spruce St., Boulder, 303-442-2322, nodandrose.com
Chic accessories aren’t limited to what you wear. If you find your other half leaves his keys, mobile phone, random change, and other small items littered around the house, gift him a molded leather tray ($35) by New York accessory designers BillyKirk. Sized just right (4.5-by-7.75-inches), this piece is good looking and practical. Available at Armitage & McMillan, 1550 Platte St., 303-284-6222, armitageandmcmillan.com