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Father’s Day 2016 Gift Guide: Nail It With One Of These Stylish Presents

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1 of 10|#1 Father's Day Stubbies & Trunks Sleepover|The Blackman
2 of 10|#2 Lululemon Gear
3 of 10|#3 Father's Day High Tea|The Radisson Sydney
4 of 10|#4 Samsung Gear VR Headset
5 of 10|#5 Kit & Ace Gear
6 of 10|#6 Spring Reading
7 of 10|#7 Father's Day Marketplace|The Old Clare
8 of 10|#9 Calvin Klein Underwear
9 of 10|#10 Carpe Koko Chocolates
10 of 10|#11 David Beckham Beyond Forever

Alright magnificent bastards, you have just over a week to pull your sh*t together and find a half decent gift for your dad. Yes, that’s right, Father’s Day is just around the corner – Sunday 4th of September to be exact – which means it’s time to reclaim your ‘favourite child’ status for another year in a row.

How? We’ve narrowed down our favourite gift picks for your father, whether he loves wining, dining and the finer things in life, needs a helping hand with his dodgy underwear collection or wants to start taking his health and fitness seriously. Read on and become the perfect son stat.

#1 Father’s Day Stubbies & Trunks Sleepover At The Blackman

Gift your old man the ultimate Father’s Day experience at Melbourne hotel The Blackman. Part of the stylish Art Series Hotel Group, this Father’s Day The Blackman is offering a Stubbies & Trunks voucher which includes an overnight stay at The Blackman with a late check-out of 12pm, a bucket of Boags beers and a gift-wrapped pair of Skwosh swim trunks waiting for dad in his room upon arrival. Too easy. BUY

#2 Lululemon Activewear

If you’re dad is a bit of a gym junkie, why not sort him out with some fresh activewear? Lululemon’s latest range of men’s product is perfect for dads who want to sweat in style. Whether you’re going for a sweat-wicking tee, stylish city sweat jogger or an all day duffel for easy work-to-gym transitions, Lululemon is perfect for getting your old man to ditch those daggy gym shorts. BUY

#3 Father’s Day High Tea At The Radisson

Get a little bit fancy with your dad this Father’s Day at Radisson Sydney’s ‘shaken not stirred’ Distillers High Tea. In partnership with Archie Rose Distilling Co, the Distillers High Tea ($69) will be running at The Radisson between 1:30pm and 4pm and includes tasting sessions of Archie Rose Original Vodka, Signature Dry Gin and White Rye with ambassador Lachie Beange accompanied by mouth-watering delicacies including smoked salmon, slow-cooked veal and chocolate slice. BUY

#4 Samsung Gear VR Headset

Every dad is a kid at heart, and everyone wants to escape reality once in a while, that’s why a Samsung Gear VR Headset is the perfect Father’s Day gift. Your dad can travel across the galaxy, build expansive cities and battle unbelievable monsters with the Samsung Gear VR Headset, the perfect distraction from the 9-5 slog. BUY

#5 Kit & Ace Gear

Even softies deserve to look sharp. Technical apparel company Kit & Ace has your dad covered from head-to-toe with a brand new range of all-day technical essentials in easy-care fabrics like comfy commuter joggers, raglan tees, shorts and a nifty blazer bomber for easy transeasonal dressing. BUY

#6 Spring Reading

Set your old man up with some sweet Spring reading with some new releases a older classics. Might we recommend ‘Sick In The Head’ by Judd Apatow, a book of the comedy writer’s most memorable and revealing conversations with the biggest names in comedy, ‘Shoe Dog’ a memoir by Nike creator Phil Knight, or ‘The Thing About Life Is That One Day You’ll Be Dead’ by David Shields an entertaining memoir of sex, family, sports, evolutionary biology, psychology and philosophy about the setbacks of midlife. BUY

#7 Father’s Day Marketplace At The Old Clare

Chippendale’s revamped hipster hotspot The Old Clare Hotel is celebrating dads this Sunday with a Father’s Day themed marketplace. You could treat your dad to a barber cut, hot towel shave and facial at The Linkway, BTW wine tasting and complimentary coaster sketch art at The Clare Bar and dinner at Kensington St Social – the perfect way to end a day of stylish father-son bonding. BUY

#8 Calvin Klein Underwear

Stop pops from buying his daks from Coles every again with some slick Calvin Klein underwear and loungewear. Stretchy iron strength cotton or low-rise briefs will keep your dad comfy below the belt and when it comes to reading the Sunday paper, nothing beats the CK French Terry Pant for ultimate laze-factor. BUY

#9 Carpe Koko Chocolates

Pander to your dad’s sweet tooth with a luxury chocolate delivery from Carpe Koko. Carpe Koko’s signature binder is almost worthy of your old man’s mantlepiece but it’s whats inside that really counts. The Ambrosia mix features textures, tastes and feelings you’ve never experienced before: Maldon Gold, Saffron Sting, Lemon Zing, Blood Orange Spice, Mary Framboise and Mandarin Confit will have any father’s tongue wagging. BUY

#10 David Beckham Beyond Forever

Have your dad smell like success with David Beckham’s latest fragrance, Beyond Forever. Encapsulating the former football player’s drive and passion, David Beckham Beyond Forever features spicy top notes of vibrant nutmeg, fresh hints of elemi and bergamot, a charismatic and masculine heart of violet balanced by fresh fougere chords followed by a combination of intense patchouli, leathery accord and vetyver. If it’s good enough for Beckham, we reckon it’s good enough for your dad. BUY

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