Most dads are corporate types in one way or another and if yours is no exception, here’s a Father’s Day Gift Guide just for you (and him, by extension). A quick reminder: Father’s Day arrives on the 1st Sunday of September here in Australia, which means you still have plenty of time to get him something special. Perhaps a bottle of Peaty Ardbeg Scotch? A slim leather wallet? Stylish apparel? New headphones? Premium travel gear? You have your options, to say the least.
The best part is that you don’t have to scour the Internet to find the perfect gift, as we’ve put a slew of choice products at your proverbial fingertips. Each item on the list is guaranteed to please all the corporate types out there. Use it this upcoming Father’s Day and then use it again when you yourself are out in the corporate world, where gift-giving remains essential to fostering relationships and closing deals. Look at you, all grown up!
Note: Father’s Day in Australia is on the 1st Sunday of September which is a different day to the USA and UK which is on the 3rd Sunday of June, but it doesn’t mean you can’t still shop the gift ideas listed below!
Ardbeg Bone Father’s Day Delivery Experience
In Partnership with Ardbeg.
If your dad fancies himself a smoky dram at the end of the day and happens to love dogs, then we have a terrific gift just for him. Dubbed the Ardbeg Bone Father’s Day Delivery Experience, it puts a 700ml bottle of Ardbeg Ten inside a limited edition bone-shaped tin. Also included is a special message delivered by the brand’s own mascot, a Jack Russell by the name of Shortie. – $99.00
Pacifico Optical Yacht Master – Leopard with Polarised Blue Lens
How does a corporate hustler like your father keep his cool in the high stakes business world? By rocking a pair of quality shades, naturally. Bondi Beach’s own Pacifico Optical is definitely up to the task. On this pair of classic Yacht Master sunglasses, polarised blue lenses and a killer Leopard pattern deliver effortless coolness. – $195.00
Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700
Streamlined design meets unfettered functionality on the Bose Noise Cancelling Headphones 700. Keep a smartphone in your pocket and you can use the headphones to take calls, communicate with Alexa or Google Assistant, or blast music. An adaptive four-microphone system isolates your voice while 11 levels of noise cancellation control the ambient sounds around you. Throw in a 20 hour battery life and these wireless bad boys leave nothing to be desired.
Away Carry-On Luggage
Business and travel go hand in hand and so there’s a good chance your dad already owns some luggage. However, that doesn’t mean it’s not time for an upgrade. Enter the Away Carry-On, which will have him roaming with efficiency and style. It includes an ejectable phone-charging battery, 360-degree spinner wheels, a firm polycarbonate shell, a hidden laundry bag, an interior compression system, and more.
Huskee Keep Cup
A reusable coffee cup that flaunts a modern design and keeps your java piping hot? Yes, please. Made of repurposed coffee husk, this dishwasher safe cup is sleek and sustainable in equal measure. Get one for Dad and one for yourself while you’re at it. You’ll be glad you did.
Oliver Cabell Low 1 White
As you may (or may not) be aware, today’s corporate world isn’t nearly as rigid as yesterday’s. What was once all suits and ties is now far more open to personal expression and distinctive style. Where are we going with this, you might ask? To the Low 1 kicks from Oliver Cabell, of course. Hand-stitched and lasted in Spain, each pair is a masterpiece of quality material and minimalist design. Dad will be looking all kinds of fresh.
Levis Crewneck Sweatshirt
One look at this crewneck sweatshirt from Levis and you’re already feeling more comfortable. Made from plush knit fabric with a peached finish, the apparel delivers velvet-like texture and a soft interior. Classic is the operative word here and this shirt duly abides, making it ideal for pretty much any environment.
Bellroy Note Sleeve Wallet
Bellroy makes some of the best accessories in the world and this top-grain leather wallet is no exception. Touting a slim and elegant design, it hosts three quick-access card slots and an additional pull-tab section. It can hold both your cash and up to 11 cards, and if you need more room than that, you’re rolling with too many cards. RFID-protection versions are available.
All-New Kindle Oasis
If Dad is an avid reader or audiobook listener then the all-new Kindle Oasis is right up his alley. Features include a 300 ppi flush-front Paperwhite display, adjustable warm light, page turn buttons, and a lightweight ergonomic design. The waterproof device is also compatible with Amazon’s audiobook service Audible, enabling all the more choice.
Epicka Universal Travel Adapter
Safe, smart, and versatile, the Epicka Universal Travel Adapter works in over 150 countries. It comes equipped with four USB ports, one USB Type-C port, and one AC socket, allowing you to charge six devices simultaneously. Don’t let Dad travel abroad without one.
Baratza Encore Conical Burr Coffee Grinder
For the daily grind before his daily grind, consider the Baratza Encore Conical Burr Coffee Grinder. Compact and user-friendly by design, the award-winning product delivers seamless control and 40 grind settings. We’re perking up just thinking about it! –
Oliver Peoples Oliver Sun Sunglasses
Bursting with quality, the Oliver Sun Sunglasses wrap square-shaped black acetate frames around green polarised lenses. Each pair is handmade in Italy and good for both 100% UVA and UVB protection. Thanks to functional pins at the hinges, these sunnies aren’t just sleek, but also quite strong.
MEATER+ Smart Meat Thermometer
Does your dad get busy on the barbecue or cook a mean roast? If so, he’ll absolutely adore this smart meat thermometer from Meater. Bolstered by dual sensors and a Bluetooth 4.0 wireless connection, the rechargeable gadget syncs with an app and tells you the exact temperature of the meat as it’s cooking. To make a great thing even greater, it comes in a handsome wooden holder. –
Anova Culinary Sous Vide Nano
The Anova Culinary Sous Vide Nano is a nano-cooker ripped straight out of the pages of a futuristic catalog. Pick one up for Dad and he’ll be cooking restaurant quality meals on the homefront in no time. Compact in size but limitless in potential, the gadget leaves virtually nothing to chance. Sync it with the adjoining app and take unprecedented control over home-cooked meals.
Whisky Loot Gift Packs
The name pretty much says it all: Whisky Loot Gift Packs. Included in each pack are three 60ML samples of choice whisky, along with expert tasting notes and a whisky tasting journal. Is your dad partial to Japanese single malts? Or maybe he’s more of a bourbon fellow. Or does he like to explore different styles? No matter what he prefers, you’ll find a loot pack just for him.
R.M. Williams Comfort Craftsman Boot
Handcrafted from a single piece of leather by Australia’s own R.M. Williams, the Comfort Craftsmen Boot adapts to a full swath of situations. True to its name, this footwear delivers maximum comfort by way of Yearling leather construction, padded heel lining, a chisel square toe, and a plush insole. Get a pair for Dad and watch as he rocks them on every possible occasion. – $595.00