CHRISTMAS GIFT IDEAS FOR THE GEEK WHO'S CHIC

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Stormtroopers Christmas With Christmas only around the corner, it's that time of year again where we all rush out and buy stuff for our nearest and dearest. For uncle whats-his-face, you can always pick up a thingy from that shop he normally goes to! Whereas for auntie whats-her-breath, you can treat her to a nice big jar of those smelly things that may or may not be edible. Better yet, why not treat them both to one of the following items now on sale!!!





Police Men's Justice League Limited Edition Watch
Police Men's Justice League Limited Edition Watch

How much is it: £245
Who should you buy it for: People who can tell the time and have at least one wrist. 
When is it available: The 17th of November, 2017.
Who is it by: Made by Police and released exclusively through www.watchshop.com.

Tell me more: Do you know who manufactured this watch? It was the Police! No. Not your local constabulary, silly, as I'm sure they have other matters to contend with, like stopping bank robbers and dubious vagabonds. But rather its the other Police, namely their watch making counterparts.

They've designed this watch in order to celebrate the much anticipated Justice League movie, and it's limited to 8888 pieces worldwide. The timepiece itself comes in an antique stainless steel casing with a smoke-grey mineral glass cover, and that's complemented by black and gunmetal accents (which set off the dial), the official Justice League logo and shield placed at 3 o’clock and 9 o’clock respectively, as well as a sub dial etched inside the watch crown. It also has a black silicone strap inset with antique stainless steel elements, and each one comes housed in a gift box containing the official film artwork and its own individually numbered metal certificate, echoing the watches individual number inscribed on the case back.




Star Wars Stormtroopers Beyond the Armor
Star Wars Stormtroopers Beyond the Armor

How much is it: £30.00
Who should you buy it for: Ideally for someone who likes Star Wars and can read. 
When is it available: The 2nd of November, 2017.
Who is it by: Published by Harper Collins and written by Ryder Windham and Adam Bray.

Tell me more: Published to coincide with the release of 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi', 'Star Wars: Stormtroopers' explores the evolution of these striking soldiers, starting from when they first become subhuman fighters, all the way up to being central characters who've featured in movies, cartoons, comics, novels, and even merchandising. You can also discover how they were designed and to what extent the world became fascinated with these elite warriors from a galaxy far, far away.

The 176 page hardback book is beautifully packaged and includes removable features such as posters, stickers, and replica memorabilia, and it comes with a foreword written by the one and only, John Boyega.


The Apartment Limited Edition Blu-ray
The Apartment Limited Edition Blu-ray

How much is it: £29.99
Who should you buy it for: Me, and if not me, then someone who's classy like me. 
When is it available: The 11th of December, 2017.
Who is it by: Released through Arrow Academy.

Tell me more: Written and directed by Billy Wilder (Some Like It Hot), and starring such Hollywood legends as Jack Lemmon (The Odd Couple),  Shirley MacLaine (Terms of Endearment), and Fred MacMurray (Double Indemnity), 'The Apartment' tells the tale of a lowly Manhattan office drone who falls in love with the girl of his dreams. But the problem is, the girl is having an affair with his boss, which causes him to choose between his career or his darling sweetheart.

Winner of five Academy Awards®, including Best Picture, Best Director, and Best Screenplay,  this film has been beautifully restored and includes a “making-of” featurette, profiles of Lemmon and Wilder, trailers, interviews, directors commentaries, and comes with a 150-page hardcover book featuring new writing on this celebrated movie.




Star Trek Book of Lists
Star Trek Book of Lists

How much is it: £30
Who should you buy it for: Fred.
When is it available: The 2nd of November, 2017.
Who is it by: Published by Harper Collins and written by Chip Carter.

Tell me more: This 224 page book takes a fascinating look at the epic Star Trek franchise by cataloguing it's trivia within 100 lists. More than a simple account that highlights selected episodes and films, 'Star Trek: Book of Lists' is a compendium of the most compelling facts and trivia about the television series and movies, detailing every part of the Star Trek universe, both on-screen and behind-the-scenes.

Covering more than 70,000 light-years and three centuries of stories, 'Star Trek: Book of Lists' contains more data than the Federation central library.


Charitable Bookings App
Charitable Bookings App

How much is it: Free
Who should you buy it for: Nice people who are generous and hungry. 
When is it available: Now.
Who is it by: Free Holdings.

Tell me more: This downloadable app allows the user to give to charity while making a booking at a hotel or a restaurant. Customers can choose one charitable cause from a list of over 7,500 UK registered charities, ranging from local projects, global endeavors, plus education, the elderly, health, wildlife, and the environment. Then once they've done that, afterwards they can also book a restaurant or a hotel, either directly via the phone or on the app itself, while having the ability to see the details of what you're booking. This includes a description of the place in question, accompanied by its credentials, its guide price, as well as ratings, photographs, awards, and the address where its physically located (with map).

Whether it's for business or for pleasure, Charitable Bookings is THE philanthropic bookings platform that gives back to those most in need. Plus, as a special bonus, once you've downloaded it, you'll receive 100 best loved UK chef’s Signature Dish recipes for free. See, this really is the app that gives back!




Wonder Woman: Ambassador of Truth
Wonder Woman: Ambassador of Truth

How much is it: £30.00
Who should you buy it for: Girls, women, or ladies, or people who like girls, women or ladies.
When is it available: The 2nd of November, 2017.
Who is it by: Published by Harper Collins and written by Signe Bergstrom.

Tell me more: This gorgeous 172 page book, chronicles the life and times of Wonder Woman, a pop-culture phenomenon who's image of women’s strength and power celebrates the not so fairer sex. It starts from her origins as a founding member of the Justice League, and then goes on to see how she has evolved and developed over the years, both on television and film.

Fully authorized by Warner Bros., in conjunction with DC Comics, this lush full-color compendium features inserts, exclusive interactives, and illuminating interviews and anecdotes from key artists, writers, and personalities involved in bringing Wonder Woman to life across the years. Other inserts include a perforated Wonder Woman paper doll, temporary tattoos, a vintage Wonder Woman Valentine’s Day card, an original publicity photo of Lynda Carter, plus a Wonder Woman trading card sheet and a tiara!

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