Stylish Father’s Day gift ideas your dad will actually love
Stuck for Father’s Day gift ideas? Then look no further – Caroline Cooper has the perfect gift idea for the guy that has everything; and there isn’t a pair of Simpson’s socks or novelty mug in sight!
Caracalla Ferrari Inspired Lauda Washbag – £150
If like me your Dad is a Grand Prix buff then he will love this Ferrari inspired Lauda washbag.
Handcrafted from supple leather in Italy, this functional accessory is immaculately stitched, fully lined and finished with silver-toned hardware. Impress your Dad with the backstory of the design that nods to the motoring legend Niki Lauda and the Ferrari 312T he drove in 1975 to victory in Monza, Italy, where he won the F1 Drivers and Constructors world championships.
Although this comes with a disclaimer as you’re setting the standards high with this gift.
Carcalla Cortese 56 Inspired Holdall – £495
The perfect travel companion for a weekend getaway. This functional yet stylish bag is inspired by Franco Cortese, who drove the first race car built by Ferrari in 1947 to four victories. Emblazoned with the original famous number 56, this sophisticated and durable holdall is crafted in Italy from fine leather. This beautiful detailed piece of craftsmanship is lined with biscuit suede. With a separate internal technology compartment this smart bag is the ideal for the discerning Dad.
John Smedley Chaldon Pull Over – £150
Creators of the World’s finest knitwear established in 1784 John Smedley this beautifully crafted extra fine merino wool pullover boasts a modern twist on an otherwise wardrobe classic. Tailored in standard fit, this design will create a neat silhouette and can be worn alone or layered with a smart jacket. If your buying for a 40-year-old or 80-year-old, this is bound to suit, and probably be rolled our every Father’s Day.
Loropiana 70’s Walk Shoes – £600
These blue suede shoes are a contemporary take on classic 1970s tennis shoes. Ideal for the weekend, they are crafted from suede calfskin and treated with a water-repellent, stain-resistant finish. You can even get your loved one’s name on the heel – the perfect little personal touch for Father’s Day. Although, don’t be surprised if you hear the words, ‘uh-uh, honey lay off of them shoes.’
Oris Carl Brashear Chronograph Limited Edition – £3,600
I love a diving watch and this 43mm automatic winding chronograph does not disappoint. With a blue dial and brown leather strap this diver is not only practical but looks sleek on the wrist. Inspired by Carl Brashear, one of the most inspirational figures of the 20th century, defying racial tensions, disability and the weight of history to become the U.S. Navy’s first African American and first amputee Master Diver.
Loro Piana Ivy Bomber Wool Storm System – £1,655
I love a bomber jacket, I think it’s brilliantly versatile from a trip to the pub with jeans and trainers, or teamed with chinos a crips white shirt and boat shoes. This technical wool fabric is treated with Storm System making it waterproof, and wind-resistant. Hip-length with a relaxed cut, a crisp outerwear piece that is perfect for city dressing.
Orlebar Brown – £225
I mean, I don’t think I know a man who wouldn’t love a pair of Orlebar brown swimshorts and these Kautmann Cocktail mid length shorts are where I’m sure most men would like to be on holiday. Plus, if you head to the Royal Exchange to buy these, you also get to peruse around their 30 luxurious retail outlets, and you never know maybe treat yourself too!
The Bluebeards Revenge Sabre Straight Razor – £249.99
Named after a traditional, ninth century cavalry sword, which has been consigned to ceremonial duties since after the First World War, this beautifully crafted cut-throat razor will carve its way through your beard like a regiment of heavy cavalry through a line of light infantry. The Sabre straight razor is a 6/8 inch carbon steel blade fashioned with a French point and a serrated shank.