Argh! These pictures of Ravello are making me insane with jealousy! Does anyone know of anywhere selling ravello shell boots? I guess shoes would be okay, too, but boots would be preferable. These look great, by the way!
If he's like me and buys what he wants himself, try giving him something that takes time, but not money. Does he have things he's planned to do but hasn't had time? Do them for him. Make him dinner. etc.