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Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day Gift Guide

Looking to impress dad with something different this year? Here are some of the best gifts you can pick up this Father’s Day. 

For the artistic dad

Unleash dad’s creative side this Father’s Day with Bostik’s unique craft projects! Bostik is encouraging families to spend quality time together with fun craft activities to make this Father’s Day unforgettable. Create special gifts, cards and art projects with dad thanks to Bostik’s quality range of craft supplies. If you can imagine it, Bostik will help you create it! Bostik supplies – including Glitter Glue ($6), Blu-Tack ($2.50), Blu Stik ($3.50), Glu Stik ($3.50), Clag Gum ($4.50) and Clag Kids PVA ($4.20) – are available from Officeworks and leading retailers. To kickstart your Father’s Day craft project and find ideas that stick, visit https://www.bostik.com/ideasthatstick/

For the audiophile

The MOMENTUM True Wireless are meticulously crafted with every fine listening detail considered. These premium, beautifully designed ear buds offer uncompromised sound performance, state-of-the-art technology and refined design along with the latest Bluetooth 5.0 connectivity. They also include advanced features of voice assistant interaction, transparent hearing and an effortlessly intuitive touch control operation. Find more information at www.sennheiser.com.au

For the style-savvy traveller

American Tourister’s Velton suitcase defines functional innovation. It’s feature packed with an integrated TSA combination lock, super functional interior, scratch resistant shell and expandability to bring all those holiday purchases home with ease. The 55cm spinner also features a built-in USB port that allows users to run cabling to an internal pocket to connect to the buyer’s own power bank – a functional solution for those who are always on the go. American Tourister Velton 55cm (RRP $259.00) and 81cm (RRP: $369.00) are available now.

For dad’s man cave

Dad will love Waverley Mills’ famous Block Recycled Throw with a BernabeiFreeman colour-block twist. Made from a blend of supersoft Tasmanian wool and natural fibres, the natural unused fibre, offcuts and seconds blankets are shredded spun and blended with the softest wool to make this recycled yarn. It is then woven in its natural state and the colour specks are a feature of the recycled materials used. Each batch of spun yarn is a unique result of the offcuts available for recycling. The stunning colour blocks are all in 100% supersoft wool. After the throw is woven, the fibre is brushed to give it an even softer feel next to the skin (RRP $229).

For dad’s grooming needs

Beauté Pacifique’s Masculinity Anti-Age Crème For Men (RRP $88) is a powerful Vitamin A cream that effectively prevents and repairs aging and sun damage. It contains two super effective types of Vitamin A, in a Squalane delivery system that makes the vitamins penetrate so deeply that the skin’s own cells can regenerate the lost collagen/elastin structure in full depth. The Masculinity Purifying Foam Cleanser (RRP $43) is a ‘One Step’ facial cleansing foam, designed for all skin types to provide a fast yet gentle cleansing. Clears clogged pores and leaves a smooth and radiant skin. While the Masculinity Double Action Face Scrub (RRP $49) is an effective exfoliating scrub with cellulose beads to remove dead skin cells, leaving the skin with a youthful glow. And the Masculinity Moisturising Day Crème (RRP $70) is a hydrating moisturiser that quickly absorb leaving the skin soft and supple. Squalane and Hyaluronic Acid maintain a high level of moisture throughout the day, while Niacinamide binds extra moisture to the skin’s surface. More Info

For the practical dad

A gift that dad will use time and time again is the Thermos® Brand Hydration Bottle. Thermos™ vacuum insulation technology maintains maximum cold temperature retention. Featuring a durable stainless steel interior and exterior, hygienic one-handed push button lid with locking latch, flip-up carry loop, sweat-proof design that won’t leave water rings, and keeps contents cold for 20 hours. Stockist: Peters of Kensington (RRP $44.99).

For the writer

Pick the perfect pen for dad this Father’s Day. From classic fountain pens, to modern designs, erasable ink pens and more, Pilot has a pen for every dad. With four ink colours (black, blue, red and green) in a stylish metal and wood barrel, dads will love FriXion 4 Wood. The thermo-sensitive ink is erasable – just use the built-in eraser on the end of the pen and rub away mistakes without a trace! RRP $45.00 – www.pilotpen.com.au

For the granola-loving dad

Treat dad to a café style breakfast, at home. New Zealand born, Hubbards recently launched in Australia and offers a beautifully blended breakfast with the perfect combination of oven-baked crunch and fruit pieces. We’re sure you’ll love the bursting raspberries, tangy cranberries, coconut and currants with toasty grains, crunchy seeds and cashews. More info: http://www.hubbards.co.nz/

For the sparkling water lover

This Father’s Day Sodastream gift pack is the perfect gift to give bubbly fun for the entire family. The gift pack features a Black SodaStream Spirit Sparkling Water Maker giving dad fresh sparkling water at his fingertips. It also comes with a Soda Press Co Organic Ginger Ale Soda Syrup and the exciting new Soda Press Co Organic Kombucha Soda Syrup. Each syrup is developed by a bespoke brewing process, creating a cost effective and convenient drink option! Give dad the gift of bubbles this Father’s Day! RRP: Valued at $135.90.

For the dad with sensitive skin

Stresses on the skin from shaving can cause redness, nicks, cuts, tugging, pulling, ingrown hairs and bumps. To address the cause, Gillette has released its innovative Gillette SkinGuard razor, which uses SkinGuard technology positioned between two optimally spaced blades to gently smooth and flatten the skin away from the razor blades during the shave. This ensures that hairs are trimmed at the surface level, reducing tug and pull, guarding sensitive skin from irritation. Additionally, Gillette has also released PURE by Gillette, which has zero alcohol, dyes, parabens, and sulfates, specially designed to protect against irritation on sensitive skin during the shave. Consumers can purchase the new Gillette SkinGuard and PURE today at all major retailers nationally.

For the sophisticated dad

Poker Face is a new fragrance for men – elegant, sophisticated and smart. Just as a game of poker unfolds, the scent keeps us guessing, intrigued as to how this will go. He’s in charge. In olfactory terms, Poker Face lies within the Woody-Fougere realm. The game opens with a fresh introduction of citrus and mint notes, accented with a hint of natural violet and lavender. As the challenge develops, we are charmed with unbridled masculinity by way of spices such as cardamom and black pepper, giving Poker Face an exciting, risky heart. The final suite wins the hand, by seducing us with patchouli, tonka bean and exotic wafts of cedarwood. Poker Face is for those cool risk takers, probably the most charming man you know. He likes to play the game, he’s smart and he knows how to win. Available now at My Chemist & Chemist Warehouse (RRP $59).

For the active dad

The foundation and anchor of the Under Armour HOVR Run footwear suite, the Under Armour HOVR Infinite is a high-performance running shoe made for the runner’s runner. Starting with the UA HOVR technology, Under Armour created a neutral training shoe that’s perfect for long runs, laying base mileage, and even recovery mileage Obsessing over the details allowed Under Armour to develop an entire system that works like a symphony under your feet. From the fit and feel to the breathability, flexibility, and durability, UA HOVR Infinite delivers a super-smooth ride (RRP $200). Also available is the Under Armour HOVR Apex Training Shoe. This training shoe takes athletes’ favourite HOVR foam technology and creates a versatile performance training version that allows for comfort, stability and flexibility in the gym — whether you’re lifting or running (RRP $190). More Info

For the gamer dad

The new and improved STEALTH XP-Hornet Multiformat Gaming Headset is a robust stereo headset designed to deliver high-quality chat and game sound simultaneously. It takes its name from the F/A-18, an all-weather plane designed as both a fighter and attack aircraft (RRP: $69.99). While the STEALTH XP-Raptor mirrors the capabilities of its namesake, a surveillance jet capable of wreaking havoc in a firefight. A powerful stereo headset that sounds as deadly as it looks, the Raptor allows the gamer to stay aware of their surroundings whilst also providing intense high-quality audio (RRP $89.99). More Info

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