The Honest Father’s Day Gift & Dining Guide

Updated every day till 19 June

Kenzo Pour Homme EDP, $140 for 100ml and $109 for 50ml, by Kenzo.
17 Jun 2016

Kenzo Pour Homme EDP, $140 for 100ml and $109 for 50ml, by Kenzo.

Is your dad a seafarer at heart? He'll love this woody marine fragrance that combines citruses, mint and cardamom. The heart notes include sage and marine accords with some spices, laid on the woody base of vetiver, cedar, sandalwood and vanilla.

CHI leather slide sandal in Timberwolf, $189.90, by FitFlop.
17 Jun 2016

CHI leather slide sandal in Timberwolf, $189.90, by FitFlop.

Handsome, strong, and sturdy... Your dad will be pleased with these FitFlop sandals that share his best qualities.

PowerShot G3 X, $1,199, by Canon.
17 Jun 2016

PowerShot G3 X, $1,199, by Canon.

This power-packed compact camera is the ultimate companion for dads who love to travel. It delivers superior image quality even in low-light conditions and high-speed shooting scenarios, ensuring quality shots at all times!

Sunglasses, $425, by Prada.
17 Jun 2016

Sunglasses, $425, by Prada.

With a strong geometric shape and a bold pop of colour on the bridge, this modern classic is perfect for dads who are always up for an adventure.

Lattissima Touch coffee machine, $468, by Nespresso from Robinsons.
15 Jun 2016

Lattissima Touch coffee machine, $468, by Nespresso from Robinsons.

Your father deserves a quality brew every morning - why not get him this nifty coffee machine from Nespresso that gives you one-touch espresso, coffee and other milk-based beverages?

Chocolate cake with hazelnut praline, $52, from And All Things Delicious.
15 Jun 2016

Chocolate cake with hazelnut praline, $52, from And All Things Delicious.

Everything is better with cake - especially for a Fathers' Day celebration! This super decadent and moist chocolate is covered in luscious dark ganache and topped with hazelnut creme and pralines - order it here.

Mug, $19.90, by kikki.K
15 Jun 2016

Mug, $19.90, by kikki.K

Does your dad have a lot on his mind? Remind him to take things slow with this super cute message mug!

Fathers' Day Set Lunch Promotion, $38++, at OCF Singapore.
08 Jun 2016

Fathers' Day Set Lunch Promotion, $38++, at OCF Singapore.

Enjoy exquisite French cuisine at OCF Singapore, which is housed in the historical Old Parliament House. There's also an option to upgrade the lunch promotion to include free-flow beer and wine - go for it! For more information, call 6333 9312.

Solvil et Titus 06-2807-008, $429, by Solvil et Titus from City Chain.
15 Jun 2016

Solvil et Titus 06-2807-008, $429, by Solvil et Titus from City Chain.

Give your dad a timeless gift with this classic leather strap automatic movement watch with classy rose gold accents.

Sunglasses, $343, by Persol from Robinsons
15 Jun 2016

Sunglasses, $343, by Persol from Robinsons

A classic pair of sunglasses to protect your dad's eyes from the sun - whether he's out fishing, jogging or simply taking a morning walk with the dog.

Aerospring Pro, $880, from Aerospring Gardens.
06 Jun 2016

Aerospring Pro, $880, from Aerospring Gardens.

Surprise your green-fingered dad with this urban aeroponic farming system that can accommodate up to 36 different types of plants and most importantly, has an automated watering system. Get it here.

Limbo Business Multiwheel in Carmona Red, by Rimowa.
06 Jun 2016

Limbo Business Multiwheel in Carmona Red, by Rimowa.

Specially designed for business travellers, this Rimowa luggage includes a built-in notebook bag and cable bag, as well as other clever features such as clearly arranged partitions and compartments to help your jet-setting dad get organised in a jiffy.

Metropolitan Slim Brief in Pebble Leather, $995, by Coach.
08 Jun 2016

Metropolitan Slim Brief in Pebble Leather, $995, by Coach.

Surprise your dad with this super sleek and stylish work bag that is also versatile enough for weekends - complete with a custom monogram of his initials!

Facial Polishing Pair, $92, by Aesop.
06 Jun 2016

Facial Polishing Pair, $92, by Aesop.

Help your dad achieve a glowing complexion with this facial care set from Aesop. The Tea Tree Leaf Facial Exfoliant (which contains ground tea tree leaves) rids skin of dead skin and grime, while the Aesop cleanser of your choice will clean and polish skin to reveal a smoother touch. Get the set here.

Father's Day Set Menu, $118++, at Mitzo Restaurant & Bar.
06 Jun 2016

Father's Day Set Menu, $118++, at Mitzo Restaurant & Bar.

If Dad has a penchant for fusion fare, treat him to the Fathers' Day Set Menu at Mitzo. The restaurant is known for progressive Cantonese cuisine, and its Father's Day menu includes Chilled Poached Foie Gras With Orange Infused Lotus Root and Truffle Abalone Rice. Available from 17 to 19 June and includes free-flow draught beer to make Dad even happier. For more information, visit here.

Forget Me Not cuff links, $208, by Carrie K. from Gallery & Co.
06 Jun 2016

Forget Me Not cuff links, $208, by Carrie K. from Gallery & Co.

Remind your dad of your love for him with this pair of classy cuff links, shaped like knots - a playful pun on forget me knot!

Harrison Emerson Sling, by Tumi
06 Jun 2016

Harrison Emerson Sling, by Tumi

For the stylish adventurer, gift this leather utilitarian sling. The sleek, minimalist style is fuss-free while the pockets help to keep things organised (and deter thieves!).

Mr Burberry cologne, by Burberry.
06 Jun 2016

Mr Burberry cologne, by Burberry.

Nothing says precious like a personalised gift. Burberry is offering a monogramming service on Burberry.com and selected boutiques for you to customise the Mr Burberry bottle with up to three initials, just in time for Fathers' Day!

Multiple Camouflage Bordeaux leather wallet, by Louis Vuitton.
06 Jun 2016

Multiple Camouflage Bordeaux leather wallet, by Louis Vuitton.

Upgrade your dad's worn-out billfold with this beautiful and stylish camo-print leather wallet from Louis Vuitton.

NGS x Marou chocolate bars, $29 for pack of three, from Gallery & Co.
06 Jun 2016

NGS x Marou chocolate bars, $29 for pack of three, from Gallery & Co.

Food is the best gift for the man who has everything, so how about treating him to these beautiful chocolate bars? They're a collaborative effort between Vietnamese artisan chocolatier Marou and National Gallery Singapore (the sleeves are inspired by the gallery's architecture!) - sweet and stylish.

Nickel Shaving Set, $357, by Penhaligon's.
06 Jun 2016

Nickel Shaving Set, $357, by Penhaligon's.

If your dad is the type who appreciates the finer things in life, he'll adore this elegant nickel-plated shaving set from Penhaligon's, which includes a classic shaving brush made from ethically sourced badger hair and a streamlined razor. 

Pilot 54 Chronograph Leather and Nylon Box Set, $439, by Fossil
06 Jun 2016

Pilot 54 Chronograph Leather and Nylon Box Set, $439, by Fossil

If your father is a fan of Top Gun, he's gonna love this silver steel case that's adapted from the instruments in the airplane's cockpit. The set also includes interchangeable leather and nylon straps so he can easily switch up his look.

Father's Day Set Lunch By The Pool, $48++, at Pool Grill Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel.
06 Jun 2016

Father's Day Set Lunch By The Pool, $48++, at Pool Grill Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel.

Treat your dad to an indulgent lunch by the pool at Marriott Hotel. The Pool Grill set lunch includes Western favourites like Beef Carpaccio, Pan-Fried Cod Fish and Gratinated Beef Tenderloin (pictured). Best of all - fathers get a glass of Prosecco on the house! Call 6831-4605 for reservations.

SH8 Sound Bar, $1,099, by LG.
06 Jun 2016

SH8 Sound Bar, $1,099, by LG.

Now your dad can enjoy the concert-quality sound of his favourite Frank Sinatra tracks with this intuitive sound bar, which can detect and change the sound settings to suit various media types.

Soccer Turtle Print shorts, $360 (men's) and $160 (boy's), by Vilebrequin.
06 Jun 2016

Soccer Turtle Print shorts, $360 (men's) and $160 (boy's), by Vilebrequin.

How cute are these matching father-son shorts from Vilebrequin? The limited edition design features turtle-shaped footballs - an adorable reflection of the imagination-filled playtime that kids enjoy with their dearest daddies.

Valliant white gold and diamond ring, by Larry Jewelry.
06 Jun 2016

Valliant white gold and diamond ring, by Larry Jewelry.

This bold geometric ring features diamonds and 18k white gold - perfect for the subtly stylish dad. The versatile design also means he can wear it from the boardroom to the bar.

MDR-100ABN headphones, by SONY
07 Jun 2016

MDR-100ABN headphones, by SONY

Is your dad an avid music lover? Because if so, we’ve got just the gift for him. SONY electronics present their wireless (hence, hassle free) headphones with a digital noise cancelling feature. Now dad can sit back, put his feet up and wander off into blissful delirium.

TomTom Bandit, $599, by TomTom
07 Jun 2016

TomTom Bandit, $599, by TomTom

If your old man is the adventurous sort, look no further. Help him capture his best moments in ultra HD with the TomTom Bandit. The sleek action camera allows dad to capture hours of footage and edit it straight on his mobile phone. And the best part is, it’d only take a couple of minutes! We foresee spending dinner time watching his cycling footage and listening to him go “did you see that?!”

Goals Journal: Minimalist, $44.90, by Kikki.k
07 Jun 2016

Goals Journal: Minimalist, $44.90, by Kikki.k

Help Dad get organised in the office. Filled with inspiring exercises, prompts and planners, this journal is perfect for helping him set goals and take the next step in his life or career.

Invati Men Nourishing Exfoliating Shampoo and Scalp Revitalizer, by Aveda.
08 Jun 2016

Invati Men Nourishing Exfoliating Shampoo and Scalp Revitalizer, by Aveda.

If your dad is suffering from hair loss, help him out with this new 2-step system that is designed to fight hair loss from Aveda.

EH-TW5350 Home Theatre Projector, by Epson.
08 Jun 2016

EH-TW5350 Home Theatre Projector, by Epson.

This is the perfect gift for the soccer fan or movie buff dad! The Epson EH-TW5350 Home Theatre Projector provides an elevated cinematic viewing of his favourite programmes - warning though, he might not want to leave home!

Kugel carafe, by Alfi
08 Jun 2016

Kugel carafe, by Alfi

Such a stylish carafe will be a suitable statement piece for design-savvy fathers to show off in their office. The container can keep icy drinks cold for 24 hours, and hot beverages warm for up to 12 hours.

Metropolitan Retro Pop fountain pen in houndstooth, $30, by Pilot.
13 Jun 2016

Metropolitan Retro Pop fountain pen in houndstooth, $30, by Pilot.

If your dad is a functional guy, get him this practical but stylish fountain pen from Pilot's new Metropolitan Retro Pop collection. This classic combination of metallic gray and the ever-classy houndstooth pattern can never go wrong.

Ralph Lauren Blue EDP, $109 (75ml) and $132 (125ml), by Ralph Lauren
13 Jun 2016

Ralph Lauren Blue EDP, $109 (75ml) and $132 (125ml), by Ralph Lauren

An elegant interpretation of the classic Polo Blue scent, this EDP variant balances the sparkling freshness of bergamot and cardamom with the seductive intensity of vetiver and ambery woods - great for sporty, spontaneous dads.

Time to give the oft-overshadowed parent some extra lurrrve! We’re talking about the hero who probably taught you how to cycle, built your first dollhouse and showed you how to tie your shoelaces – don’t you think the man deserves a unique Fathers’ Day gift this year?

Show him that you care with a really, truly, honestly thoughtful gift (which means no World’s Best Dad mugs or yet another boring tie). To help you out, we’ve rounded up the best gift ideas for you to surprise your dad with on 19 June. There’s something for every kind of dad, from the gardening enthusiast to the tech-savvy, so click through above and start shopping!

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