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What to Buy for The Dad Who Has Everything

What to Buy for The Dad Who Has Everything

We all love our Dads, they’re funny, cool and they made us what we are today (whether we admit it or not). But there is one thing that we all find a little bit difficult – finding Dad the perfect gift, and with Father’s Day fast approaching we could all do with a helping hand. So if you’re looking to find something extra special to say thank you for all the hard work he does, then look no further as we’ve compiled some of our favourite gift ideas to suit every Dad [...]

Wet Head – The Must Have Summer Water Roulette Game

Wet Head – The Must Have Summer Water Roulette Game

If you’re looking for a tonne of summer time fun that the whole family can enjoy, we have the perfect game to get silly, have a bucket load of laughs and potentially get a little bit soggy too!

The Wet Head Water Roulette Game challenges you to see who will become the next Wet Head or if you can be the one left dry! There are two games to play too, with Spinner Mode or the Trivia Challenge.

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Rain, Rain, go away

Rain, Rain, go away

Just when we thought it was time to chuck our winter clothes to the back of the wardrobe and get ready for some gorgeous summer weather, we’re forced to crank the thermostat back up and snuggle up with a hot chocolate and wait for the rain to stop! Thankfully, here at Menkind we’re prepared to see out a rather frosty, wet Spring with a few key accessories that make staying in the new going out.

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Christmas Competition 2015 - Win Over £200 Worth of Prizes

Christmas Competition 2015 - Win Over £200 Worth of Prizes

Competition Closed

With the run-up to Christmas getting even more hectic and the days counting down, most people will desperately be trying to find the perfect gifts for their friends and loved one. This year the Menkind Santa wants to know the worst gift you ever received and why it was so terrible!.

We are a kind bunch here at Menkind so the person who we deemed received the worst gift will win a bundle of prize [...]

Santa's Drones Are Coming To Town

Santa's Drones Are Coming To Town

Santa's new sleigh sees reindeer out of work


Smoking, lethargy and nights spent on the sauce – just three nasty habits that are making it harder for poor old Santa to decipher who's been naughty and who's been nice.

Luckily, this year good old Saint Nick has finally found help with his annual trip [...]

Cyber Monday - 10% Off Orders Over £20

Cyber Monday - 10% Off Orders Over £20

If you fancy grabbing yourself some fantastic products for less then check out the Menkind site this Cyber Monday for mega savings!

Any basket totalling £20 or over can recieve a 10% discount off the entire order. The more you buy, the more you save, so this is a perfect opporunity to grab those last minute Christmas presents you've forgotten to grab. Why not treat yourself as well and get yourself something special?

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Fresher's Survival Guide

Fresher's Survival Guide

It’s that time of year again when university hopefuls fly the nest and begin their journey on the path to adulthood. All of these young adults will be nurturing the hopes to become some of the brightest young minds the country has to offer, and as soon as they are dropped off on their new campus they’ll be scouting out the library and hunting for the best studying spots.

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Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens - New Products For Episode 7 Of The Epic Saga

Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens - New Products For Episode 7 Of The Epic Saga

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Top 10 Famous Beards

Top 10 Famous Beards

Back in the days of yesteryear the beard was a sign of distinction and shoed off your wealth and/or status. Then times changed and men began to favour becoming clean shaven, without even a wisp of moustache hair to call their own. Thankfully the beard has returned with a vengeance and is now frighteningly popular again. For those that can’t grow a beard this may seem a bit annoying but for those of us that can this is something to be celebrated. No longer will we have to suffer razor burn and [...]

Festival Survival Guide

Festival Survival Guide

The summer is fully underway and the festival season is in full swing so now you need to ask yourself ‘what do I need to get the most out of this?’ Now we all know the festival essentials include clothes you probably won’t wear again and a sturdy pair of wellies, but to really make your festival season an experience you’re gonna need to step up your game. After all, it’s go hard or go home! So we at Menkind decided to put together a list of our 10 best festival pieces that will be certain to [...]

Watch Buying Guide

Watch Buying Guide

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Top 10 BBQ Gifts and Gadgets

Top 10 BBQ Gifts and Gadgets

The rare English summer has finally decided to arrive and for the minute at least we have a brief reprieve from the rain. Now we Brits are a hardy folk and have been known to do crazy things from time to time, such as BBQ-ing in the rain. Thankfully BBQ season looks truly underway this year and we have compiled a list of great BBQ gifts that would be perfect to buy for your own summer get-together, or for a friend that is lacking in the BBQ tools department.

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Dad's Fashion Fails: Our Favourite Entries From this Year's Father's Day Competition

Dad's Fashion Fails: Our Favourite Entries From this Year's Father's Day Competition

We asked you to send through photos of your Dad’s fashion fails in time for Father’s Day 2015 and boy did you deliver! From dodgy wigs to questionable jackets and trousers, it seems that you Menkind-ers really have had to put up with some dodgy dealings when it comes to your Dad’s wardrobe choices. So we put our judge hats on and picked our winner to receive all our goodies, but there were so many fantastic photos sent in that we decided they needed to be shared with the world.

So have a loo [...]

Drone Buying Guide: Our Guide to The Best Drones For You

Drone Buying Guide: Our Guide to The Best Drones For You

So you’ve heard about the hype surrounding drones and you’ve decided that you want one for yourself. Or perhaps you’re an experienced drone user but are unsure which model to buy next. Well don’t worry as we have compiled a fantastic guide to choosing and buying your new drone. So whether or not you’re in the market to purchase one of these fantastic quadcopters, be sure to have a read to ensure you know all there is to know about these amazing aircraft. [...]

Dad's Fashion Fails Competition

Dad's Fashion Fails Competition

ENDED: 18th June 2015. WINNER: Steven Montgomery.

Is your Dad the master of the fashion faux pas? Does he have more dodgy threads then Del Boy? Well if so then why not enter our Dad's Fashion Fails competition where we are giving away a whole host of prizes to spruce up your Dad's wardrobe in time for Father's Day and are worth over £300!

What can I win?

Best Father’s Day Gifts Under £20

Best Father’s Day Gifts Under £20

So Father’s Day is looming on the horizon and whilst you want to get your Dad something really special, you’ve looked at your funds and realised that buying him a custom made DeLorean might not be possible this year. Well worry not for we have compiled a list of fun gifts that you can buy for your father dearest that are not only cool but won’t break the bank either. With all these gifts coming in at under £20 you are sure to find something your Dad will love!

In no particular order we prese [...]

Father's Day Gift Ideas

Father's Day Gift Ideas

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When Is Father's Day?

When Is Father's Day?

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Top 5 Remote Control Helicopters

Top 5 Remote Control Helicopters

Now that the weather is turning nicer it is time for the RC flying enthusiasts to brush the dust off of their favourite RC helicopters and take to the skies once again! In recent years the popularity of remote control toys has sky rocketed and more people than ever are trying to learn how to control their very own RC copter as it takes to the skies.

In honour of the sunny weather and this fun toy trend we have compiled a list of the top 5 RC helicopters that we offer. Each copter has its own [...]

How To Style Your Beard - Tips, Tricks & Just Damn Good Advice

How To Style Your Beard - Tips, Tricks & Just Damn Good Advice

If you've ever wondered which beard style is right for you or how to style it properly then look no further than our guide on How To Style Your Beard!

 

 

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Kitchen Time Savers - Gadgets To Speed Up Your Cooking

Kitchen Time Savers - Gadgets To Speed Up Your Cooking

Ah the kitchen. Many a long hour can be spent sweating over the pots and pans, and blood may be spilled during the war between man and potato peeler. However there is no need to fret with Menkind’s kitchen time savers! Whether or not you love cooking it is always nice to have a gadget on hand that just speeds things along and these 7 pieces of kit are sure to make cooking (and eating) just that bit quicker so you can retreat back to your Man Cave in as little time [...]

Top 10 Best Travel Gadgets – Travel Gadgets That Are Sure To Make Your Journey Easier

Top 10 Best Travel Gadgets – Travel Gadgets That Are Sure To Make Your Journey Easier


Now that the winter is slowly fading away and spring is upon us… well in theory at least, lots of us are planning this year’s holidays and are already beginning to get excited about feeling the warmth of the sun on our backs and sand between our toes. However the sad but true fact of holidays is that no matter how great they are the travelling between home and holiday destination is never really a joy. Whether you take trains, planes [...]

X-Voice: The Quadcopter You Control With Your Voice

X-Voice: The Quadcopter You Control With Your Voice

The world of RC toys changed forever when the first drone was introduced and they have been the subject of much excitement and press fodder since. Despite all the rules and regulations being put out there to ensure safe drone flying, it is still completely possible to have a great time flying your drone! We all know however that when something becomes popular there will always be advancements to improve not only the product but also the user experience, and this drone does exactly that.

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Bark Activated Selfie Stick Coming Soon

Bark Activated Selfie Stick Coming Soon

We all know that Menkind is known for combining fantastic gadgetry with a dash of humour and this new product we are showcasing here pretty much sums it up in one.

With this in mind we are pleased to announce a new and exclusive product that is coming to Menkind only…

 

The Bark Activated Selfie Stick!


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#menkindselfie Competition Has Ended

#menkindselfie Competition Has Ended

It’s been a week since we opened our #menkindselfie competition and the photos came in thick and fast. Thank you to everyone who participated, and whilst we’d like to reward you all there can only ever be one winner.

So without further ado we are pleased to announce the winner who will receive a gift experience worth £50! But before we reveal our big winner let’s have a look at some of our favourite entries.



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Get Your Selfie On: Great New Range of Selfie Products

Get Your Selfie On: Great New Range of Selfie Products

Ah the selfie.

Long has this concept reigned in our fair lands amongst teenage girls who decide the world needs to see every step of their getting ready process before going out partying. Selfies really have been around since the days of disposable cameras but it is only in recent years that they really began to flourish. In the past year especially the selfie has evolved from the realms of young [...]

Selfie Competition

Selfie Competition

We all saw that infamous Oscar selfie of 2014 (well everyone but Liza Minneli), and after that the idea of the selfie literally exploded. Now people are taking selfies on famous landmarks, in front of wild bears in America, with the President - literally anywhere and everywhere. 

Here at Menkind we believe this year will be the year of the selfie so we thought it only right that we should give all the lovely people who visit one of our stores across the UK to [...]

Worst Valentine's Stories Ever

Worst Valentine's Stories Ever



The following stories are not suitable for those with nervous temperaments or those that have achieved ultimate Valentine’s Failure as it may bring up bad memories.

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Risqué Gifts: Alternative Valentine’s Day Gift Guide

Risqué Gifts: Alternative Valentine’s Day Gift Guide



Please be aware that this blog post contains sexual content and products. Those under the age of 18 or those easily offended should not read.

 

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Cooking Gadgets: Impress Your Mates This January

Cooking Gadgets: Impress Your Mates This January

So you’ve got your New Year’s resolutions firmly underway (or not as the case may be), and we often find that a lot of people either decide to undertake more social activities or learn how to make fancy dinners to impress friends, family or perhaps even prospective partners. Learning to cook is generally a messy and painful experience. Seriously, don’t take it too lightly because it is tough stuff. Have you ever tried to open an oyster without the specific tools? O [...]

Gadgets To Keep Warm This January

Gadgets To Keep Warm This January

Christmas is over and the New Year has been successfully celebrated but the cold rainy weather is still hanging around, and the problem is we don’t have anything to look forward to that makes it bearable. January always seems to be a month that drags along filled with Christmas debt, decorations that seem to hang around, and nasty salads eaten only to counteract the holiday flab. This is precisely why we all need a little cheering up this month, something to make t [...]

Keep Your Body In Shape: Best Fitness Gadgets

Keep Your Body In Shape: Best Fitness Gadgets

Right folks, you’ve eaten all your mince pies and gotten merry around the fireplace as you ushered in 2015. Now all the merriment is over you may have noticed that the TV adverts followed a certain pattern. Up till the 25th December we had toy adverts and gift bundle adverts and adverts that to be frank were just shamefully shoving festive tinsel wishes down our throats. Now jump to the interim between Christmas and New Y [...]

New Year's Eve Party Essentials

New Year's Eve Party Essentials

We all know that the biggest party of the year always falls on New Year’s Eve. This is a fact and cannot be disputed. Well, that’s our opinion anyway so perhaps it’s not so fool proof. Regardless, you’ve managed to survive the office Christmas party and have probably consumed over 7000 calories a day in booze and food. So before you decide to go on a health kick for your New Year’s Resolution, you may as well have one final knees up to send out the year in [...]

Scariest Santas Of All Time

Scariest Santas Of All Time

Jingle bells, jingle bells, jingle all the way,

Oh what fun it is to ride in a one horse open sleigh,

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Come Dine With Me: Gifts And Gadgets For The Avid Cook

Come Dine With Me: Gifts And Gadgets For The Avid Cook

Remember when cooking shows tended to be just that little bit dull? When they were either aimed at complete novices or Michelin star wannabes? We do. All that changed when Come Dine with Me burst onto the scene and made us re-evaluate cooking shows forever. This hilarious show blends cooking with a reality TV style and is sure to not only have us laughing our socks off, but also sneakily taking notes on the recipes.

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Secret Santa | Gifts To Help You During Your 9 - 5

Secret Santa | Gifts To Help You During Your 9 - 5

It’s almost that time of year again, the one dreaded by employees everywhere from young to old. The Secret Santa names have been picked out of a hat, the money limit has been set and once again you have no idea what to get that guy in accounting that you never speak to. The minefield that is the office Secret Santa is well known to be a stressful time for everyone involved.

If all that wasn’t [...]

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