Father’s Day: 21 Gift Suggestions

Mull these over between now and Sunday 21st June.

Fourteen-inch Attache Case, £1,165, by Globe-Trotter & Paul Smith
Two British luxury giants have joined forces to produce this, the perfect briefcase for business meetings and daily commutes.

Father & Son Shorts, £210/£105, from Vilebrequin
Cross-generational summer swimwear staple, this time depicting scenes all parents will recognise as classic bonding moments.

‘Wild Cat’ Pocket Square, £80,  by Turnbull & Asser & Daniel Perkin
Wildlife campaigner, artist and mental health activist Daniel Perkin is the hand behind the illustrations of Britain’s most endangered species featured on these pocket squares.

Watch roll (£550), by Bennett Winch
Installed with a Kevlar core for stability and shock absorption, and made from fine Italian leather, this perfect gift for the horophile who has (almost) everything is secured by three brass poppers, welded in London. Available in brown or black. See also main shot.

‘Dinghy’ low top whole-cut  loafers, £255, by CQP
The reversed suede upper makes for slipper-like comfort and suppleness in these Sweden-designed, Portugal-made trainers-for-grown-ups.


Printed Father & Son Shorts (£120/£60), by Love Brand & Co
Another cross-generational summer staple, made from plastic taken from the oceans, from a brand which donates one per cent of its revenue to wildlife charities.

Hip Flask, £195, by Huntsman Savile Row
Made from sterling silver and finished in two styles of iconic Huntsman cloth, these hip flasks caps come in the shape of a tailor’s needle.

Clay Shooting (course of three lessons, £350), the West London Shooting School
Just 12 miles from Marble Arch, West London Shooting School has twice been voted ‘Best shooting ground in the country’, and counts Guy Ritchie and  Madonna amongst its alumni.

Premium Añejo tequila, (£64.95 at The Whisky Exchange), by Casamigos
Aged for 14 months in American oak barrels, Casamigos añejo – which is made slowly, with the agave fermented for twice the average and roasted for 10 times as long – is a premium offering from the spirit brand founded by George Clooney and his friend, bar and restaurant mogul Rande Gerber.


Dialog 1 Ballpoint Pen, £139.50, by Lamy
Straight from the drawing board of eminent designer Richard Sapper, this ballpoint pen’striangular body is a tactile treat as well as being visually stunning.

The Trunk, (£22), from Hamilton & Hare
Made from silky soft, lightweight and breathable bamboo fabric with no seams or labels, this is underwear with the ultimate smooth touch.

‘Como’ Cap, £150, from Lock & Co.
Peaky Blinders-chic, courtesy of the world’s oldest hat shop, the world’s 34th oldest family-owned business and a Royal warrant holder.

Cotton Chinos, £175, from New & Lingwood
Made in Italy from soft cotton, these summer staples feature gently tapering legs for a flattering silhouette, and are perfect trousers for when the mercury heads north.

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‘Cheers Dad’ beer canister, £10, from Beer Hawk
A trio of stunning beers, ready wrapped. Consider adding a pen and pad to the package – these brews are worthy of tasting notes.

Kaweco Sport Fountain Pen, £73, from Trunk Clothiers
Weighted so that you don’t have to press down on the paper, this pen is designed to restore pleasure to the art of the written – literally ‘written’ – word.

Butterfly Cufflinks, £245, by Alice Made This
Available in copper, gold, silver, rose gold, brass, steel and rhodium, Alice Made This’s minimalist cufflinks are made in the UK by engineering experts and skilled artisans.

Backless slipper, £145, by Mulo
Any truly stylish gent wants to still want to look their best during downtime – and with an emphasis on comfort still rocketing its way up sophisticated gents’ priority list, this kind of footwear is as much a wardrobe staple as plain white shirts were in decades past.

Arancia di Capri candle, (£132, exclusively from Harrods), by Acqua di Parma
Tones of caramel and musk characterise the scent of a product that will call to mind the lush landscapes of the Mediterranean.

Photographer: Alessandro Sambini

Spirit of Speyside Distillery Edition 2020, by Glenfiddich
The 450 bottles of this 13-year-old, 65.7% ABV spirit will be auctioned between June 17th and June 22nd on the Whisky Auctioneer platform.


Beoplay E8 Motions wireless earbuds, £350, by Bang & Olufsen & 1017 ALYX.
The collaboration fuses the fashion brand’s focus on concepts of modern craftsmanship and innovation with Bang & Olufsen’s high-end audio technology. Both brands’ monogram logos are printed on the earbuds, embossed on the leather charging case and engraved on the aluminium inside.

Frame and Clip-on Sets, £150, by Cubitts
An ideal gift for anyone who appreciates hand crafted design – especially between Spring and Summer, in one of the most fickle weather systems in the world…