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Great Gift Ideas: K Street Powerbroker

Don’t know what to get your boss, your best friend, or your boyfriend this holiday season? Here are 57 great gift ideas.

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His day starts early with a breakfast meeting at the Four Seasons, but his Thomas Pink shirt looks crisp all day. He’s not all work—he plays just as hard, whether golfing at Congressional Country Club or hosting clients in his box at the Kennedy Center.

TaylorMade’s R9 driver adjusts to correct for a slice or hook. That’s what we call power. It’s $400 at Golfdom (8203 Watson St., McLean; 703-790-8844; golfdomgolf.com).

A Loro Piana cashmere scarf will appeal to his soft side. It’s $575 at Neiman Marcus.

Button-down? Please. For his wrists, Frank Gehry fish cuff links come in sterling silver ($375) or 18-karat gold ($925) at Tiffany & Co.

So many cigars, so few ashtrays when you need one. Hermès makes elegant porcelain designs, $445 at Hermès stores or usa.hermes.com.

He’ll never miss a call with the Powermat, a portable, foldable device capable of charging several gadgets at a time. It’s $99 at powermat.com.

For the Scotch aficionado, the Glenlivet has released its first single-varietal, Nàdurra Triumph 1991; it’s $85 at ABC Liquor (1001 N. Filmore St., Arlington; 703-875-0135) or shoppersvineyard.com. Pricey—but oh, so worth it. To drink it, we suggest these Cognac glasses, $60 for two at Tabletop; tabletopdc.com.

The 4 Elements of a Perfect Shave kit may make him an even smoother operator. In scented or unscented, a full-size kit is $100, a starter kit $25, at Art of Shaving stores or theartofshaving.com.

The Misono UX 10½-inch chef’s knife, a favorite of local chefs, is a cut above. It’s $249.95 at chefknivestogo.com.

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