Last-minute father's Day Gift Ideas |

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The second Sunday of June is just around the corner and if you haven’t scored your dad a gift to truly knock those socks you got him last year off his feet, we’re here to help. From the material to the experiential, and the affordable to astronomical, we have you covered with the most stylish offerings currently available, so your dear old dad will be filled with love and affection.

Byredo Gypsy Water: 

Some men might not be into cologne but no fella can resist a delicious-smelling body wash (female editors in this office often recount stories of boyfriends stealing their – very expensive – perfumed shower goodies). So do your parents a favour and give dad one of Byredo’s best sellers, so he can wind down luxuriously after a long day at work

Shanghai Tang Retro Chinese Round Sunglasses: 

Trust Shanghai Tang to throwback to the 1960s with such savoir faire. These second-generation Retro Chinese Round Sunglasses (as they’re officially known) have funky lenses and come with frames in either tortoiseshell or black. Dads can comfortably sport the familiar shape, yet – as the glasses feature modern touches like a metal brow bar on top of a hand-polished small coin signature – also be bang on trend wherever they go.

Giorgio Armani Leather Backpack:  

Continuing down this practical path, Giorgio Armani’s Leather Backpack is a sleek interpretation of a classic. Rendered in a compact shape with ample room for laptop and a jumper or two, it’s the perfect item for trendy fathers to wear to work or to the airport, while carrying everything in one very chic package.

Tumi 19 Degree Aluminium Short Trip Packing Case: 

Tumi is well known for its extremely durable carry-ons crafted out of superior aluminum. Wieldable and light, this super-cool example will make your old man’s life easier whenever he’s travelling on business – and you can also use it as a convenient excuse to suggest a family holiday far from home.

Bang & Olufsen Beoplay M5 Wireless Speaker at

This grey aluminium and wool speaker should put a smile on the face of every tech-savvy or musically inclined dad. A top-of-the-line piece of kit, it features Bang & Olufsen’s signature smooth linear design and offers unparalleled sound. Bond with him in the evenings by enjoying music together – and if you ask him nicely, he might even allow you to air your latest playlist!

Gaucho all-you-can-eat-and-drink Veuve Clicquot Brunch (family pays, but it’s free for dad!):

If your father is less of a materialist and more of a gourmand, Gaucho’s all-you-can-eat-and-drink package is where it’s at. Between 11am and 4pm this Sunday, spend quality time together over an unlimited selection of delights from Argentina, such as mini empanadas, slow-braised back ribs, myriad ceviches and, of course, any number of different prime cuts of grass-fed steak that would excite every beef lover. Not into red meat? No problem. There’s salt-baked chicken with grilled lemon or lighter seabream risotto. Afterwards, a brief burst of exercise will bring you to the self-service dessert bar, where banana and coconut mess, chocolate brownies and Gaucho’s signature dulce de leche cheesecake await.

The Mandarin Barber father-and-son Haircut:

 If you’re a guy, grab your dad and accompany him to the famed Mandarin Barber at the Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong, there to get your barnets refreshed. A good way to spend some quality time, the offer is available on June 15-20. If there’s time left over, treat yourselves to their equally excellent shave.

(Published: 14 June 2017)