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At last, foolproof gift wrap — for men

ManWrap takes the hassle out of wrapping a present.

By Joy Jernigan - MSN Living Editor Jun 18, 2013 6:04PM

Man Wrap -- wrapping paper for men.Let’s say you actually remembered to buy a gift.

You still have to wrap it.

Martin Grix, director of the London-based company The Monster Factory, knows that’s not a strong point for most guys, so he invented ManWrap — no scissors or tape required. Just roll it out, place the gift in the middle, tear off a section and twist.

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“Generally, there have always been men moaning about wrapping up presents and women who are more particular about it,” Grix told MailOnline. “My brother actually wrapped my stuff up one year in (trash) bin bags and I have heard of other men using kitchen tin foil.”

So Grix came up with ManWrap to make gift-wrapping quicker and easier — and still look presentable. A 16-foot roll of the blue-and-silver paper sells for 4.99 pounds ($7.81).

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“ManWrap is the easy to use quality foil wrapping paper designed to make lives simpler, especially for the men in our lives who would no doubt rather be in the pub than wrapping gifts!” the company’s website says.

Remember, guys, it’s the thought that counts. But it doesn’t hurt if the gift also looks nice.

Do you hate to wrap presents? Tell us in the comments section below.

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Photo: Courtesy of The Monster Factory

Jun 25, 2013 3:06PM
They have not seen my girl friend wrap! And I really don't think this thing would help anyone wrap a better package.
Jun 24, 2013 7:13PM

I don't like paying  a lot  to get my brakes done. my adult  nephew  doesn't  like  wrapping  christmas or birthday presents .  so we exchange  jobs, he does the brakes and I wrap presents.  compassion and understanding.  A-team,  I love it when a plan comes together.  make a plan!!!!!!!!


Jun 22, 2013 3:57PM
Welcome to Lazy R Us, home of the self-spinning spaghetti fork and the automatic foot scrubber!  How can we make you lazier today?
Jun 18, 2013 11:22PM
All this b of a women named Joy Jernigan writes about is putting guys down. I think she is a lesbian and probably an ugly one at that. She is probably the butch in the relationship that's why she thinks she knows more then men. Well sorry to break it to you, you don't sorry. Stop putting guys down all the time. You self loathing piece of human excrement who calls her self a women but bashes on guys cause she can't get any self respecting guy to like her. But go and put women down and she will be the first one to make a fuss wanting to scream foul and wanting to sue.

Jun 18, 2013 11:11PM
Very sexist article.
But yet you women come crying to us men, cause you got a flat tire or you don't know how to hook up your pc or use it for that fact. You come running to us crying that you don't know how to use that new 800 dollar imaxi pad you just bought or the sink is leaking. So don't you dare say we don't know how to do nothing cause with out us guys you would not have no cars no cell phones no tv no stereos no computers no nothing in electronics. If you all did have that stuff you would burn it up or out trying to hook it up.

Jun 18, 2013 11:00PM

Men are idiots and have to be given special tools that help them overcome their shortfalls. Tee-hee!  How funny!


Replace "men" with African Americans, women, the disabled, or one of any other targeted audience and see the hellish fallout.  If you are going to enforce an Orwellian nanny state, the rules apply to all groups, not just the trendy ones.

Jun 18, 2013 10:56PM
PUCK YOU! I am a guy and wrap prettty darn good!
Jun 18, 2013 10:35PM
If this was an article about women, the website would be on fire.  Someone needs to start an anti-male-defamation league.  Seriously, we need to stop being sexist against both genders. How about some equality.
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