Father's Day Gift Guide


While I’m certain we can all go to the shops and find a million and one things we’d like to buy for ourselves, men can be a little trickier.

Here at swiish, we like to make your life a little easier. Last week I hit up the the MLC Centre for my top picks for Father's Day presents (you'll find my essential list here). For non Sydney-siders we’ve found some great online present ideas and put them in this gift guide, just for you!

THE GADGET GEEK (OR THE MASTER OF TECH?)

Nespresso Machine - $249.00

This sleek, modern coffee machine is a great gift for the dad who likes to have the best of everything. Put him a good mood every morning with this nifty little machine that whips up cafe quality coffee with the press of a button! 
Wireless Headphones - $199.00

An awesome gift for the dad that loves his to blast his own music on a Sunday morning, now he can do it without waking the whole house!
Smart Phone Power Bank - $27.95

Now he won’t be able to use the ‘my phone ran out of battery’ excuse, with this smart phone power bank. Charge it up the night before and he can use it anytime, anywhere!

WELL-GROOMED GENTLEMAN

Giorgio Armani Code Ice Cologne - $85.50

A spicy and invigorating scent, this cologne from Armani is the perfect gift to give your well-groomed gentleman.
Kiehl’s Men Travel Set - $130.00

For the jetsetting dad who wants to look his best at all times, this travel set from Kiehl’s is the ultimate gift. With seven different products in a handy little travel bag, it has everything he needs! 
Electric Shaver - $229.95

Personally I don't know much about shaving your face but Marcus swears by this shaver so I'm guessing it's a good one! 

SIR STYLISH

Bassike Knit - $260.00

A casual knit jumper for his weekend-wear wardrobe - now he can ditch that decades-old, torn jumper. 
Ksubi Sunglasses - $189.00

Keep Dad cool with these Ksubi sunnies - a modern day James Dean - or something like that. 
Calvin Klein Watch – $295.00

Every man needs a classic watch to add to his wardrobe and this one is the perfect choice. 
Happy Feet - $100.00

Make sure his feet are as styled up as the rest of his wardrobe with this gorgeous Happy Feet hamper from The Special Delivery Company. Finally, you can throw out those old hole-y socks!!

THE BOOKWORM

‘The Voice’ - $29.95

If your dad is a footy fan or loves an Aussie hero story then this one is for him. The legendary sports commentator Ray Warren shares his story and how he came to be known as the voice of rugby league. 
‘Breath’ - $19.95

Winner of the 2009 Miles Franklin Literary Award, Tim Winton confirms himself as one of the world’s finest storytellers with his novel ‘Breath’. A story about the wildness of youth, a great read for your bookworm.
‘Ben’s BBQ Bible’ - $31.95

For the man who loves his Sunday BBQ’s, this book will give him some exciting new recipes to try! Celebrity chef Ben O’Donoghue has created the ultimate BBQ Bible. 

THE SPORTS BUFF

Fitness Tracker - $79.98

Help him monitor his fitness goals with this nifty little fitness tracker! 
Nike Zoom Sneakers - $179.99

Keep him stylish on his morning run with these super lightweight and super stylish Nike sneakers. These are a great gift for the fitness fanatic. 
Alter Ego Compression Tee - $69.99

Let your Dad know he's a hero with these t-shirts - my pick? The Superman, for my super-dad! 

AND FOR THE MAN WHO HAS IT ALL…OR YOU HAVE NO IDEA WHAT TO GET HIM

Legend Mug - $14.95

A cute present from a young family member…you can’t go wrong with a coffee mug! Fill it with his favourite chocolates for extra thought.
Jason James Photography - from $60.00

A print by Jason James will give any home a sense of artistic flair. Featuring beach scenes from the local Sydney landscape, this gift is perfect for surfer dads or simply lovers of art.
IKEA Arm Chair - $399 

Every dad needs a nice chair to sit back, drink coffee, read the newspaper and escape the family chaos in. These sleek and affordable designs from Ikea are my pick! 
Worth Your Weight In Gold - $60.00

I think it’s safe to say that he won’t be returning this gift. This delicious hamper from The Special Delivery Company will be enjoyed by Dad (and everyone else!!). The perfect gift for the man who has everything.
Cufflinks - $59.95

Help your Dad bring back classic style with a pair of timeless cufflinks. I love the simple, sleek design of these. Perfect for any occasion. 
Chic Storage Box - Kmart, $12.00

‘Help Dad keep all his bits and pieces instead of strewn around the house in this super affordable, stylish storage box’


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