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Just For Dad: A Father’s Day Gift Guide

Picks he’ll actually use


With Father’s Day coming in a few weeks, it’s time to seriously crunch down on the perfect gift. Is your dad into gadgets? Does your hubby need a new upgrade in his wardrobe? It might be hard to find the right present. But if you’re up to the challenge, just like we are, we’ve curated a list of gift ideas according to his personal interests and taste to give you a headstart.


The fuss-free fellow

A product photo of the  FOREO Issa 2 Toothbrush

FOREO Issa 2 Toothbrush, SGD244/~USD172.58


Us ladies might be prone to longer prep time, but some guys prefer getting ready in the shortest time possible. If your dad or husband fits this description, then the FOREO Issa 2 Toothbrush will make a good gift. The sleek, waterproof design also features an improved sonic pulse technology, a combination brush head and a new 365-day charge for the ultimate oral care tool. He’ll have those pearly whites gleaming in no time at all.

The busy man


A product photo of the Tommy Hilfiger Dress Watch With Leather Strap

Tommy Hilfiger Dress Watch With Leather Strap, USD145 (Photo from: tommy.com)


Speaking of time, is your dad always time-conscious? Get him a stylish timepiece that will elevate his look instantly. The Tommy Hilfiger Dress Watch With Leather Strap has a 44mm gold-plated case and croc-embossed black leather strap, with three-hand movement. It’s a classic choice for a dapper gent.


The refined gent


A mockup of the Dior Sauvage Parfum

Dior Sauvage Parfum, price unavailable (Photo from: dior.com)


For the man with exquisite tastes, a cologne that reflects his penchant for luxury will always be a hit. The Dior Sauvage Parfum’s woodsy tones and citrus notes offer a complex aroma that leaves an impression on the senses. Balancing juicy freshness and rich earthy nuances, this is a scent that embodies only the best of Dior’s fragrances.

The style icon

A product photo of the Carrera 221/S sunglasses

Carrera 221/S Sunglasses, price unavailable


If your hubby is as style-forward as you are, these Carrera 221/S Sunglasses will complete his look. The full-frame navigator frames are a timeless design. It’s given a modern twist with the metal double bridge and the texturised metal spoilers inspired by the racing cars of Carrera’s past. The trademark Tank hinges also provide comfortable wear. You can also choose from several coloured UV-protective lenses that match his preferences.


The casual dresser


A photo of the Massimo Dutti Limited Edition Regular Fit Double Pocket Linen Shirt when worn

Massimo Dutti Limited Edition Regular Fit Double Pocket Linen Shirt, PHP3990/~USD78.86 (Photo from: massimodutti.com)


For guys who prefer a more low-key look, this Massimo Dutti Limited Edition Regular Fit Double Pocket Linen Shirt has a fashionable cut that’s easy to wear. The pure linen fabric is lightweight, breathable, and perfect for our warm climate. Its earthy colour also makes it pairable with almost everything he has in his closet.

The tech-obsessed

A product photo of the JBL Quantum DUO gaming speakers

JBL Quantum DUO Gaming Speakers, SGD269/~USD190.26


Make his gaming nights more fun with the crisp sound from the JBL Quantum DUO Gaming Speakers. The JBL QuantumSOUND Signature (JBL’s surround sound system with Dolby Digital) delivers every bit of audio, no matter how soft or loud they are. This creates the most realistic soundstage any gamer can appreciate. The speakers can be connected via Bluetooth as well.


The travel buddy


A product photo of the RIMOWA Original Trunk Plus in Marine

RIMOWA Original Trunk Plus in Marine, SGD2530/~USD1789.47


If he’s quite a jet setter, then some sturdy luggage will come in handy when travelling goes back to normal. The eye-catching hue of the RIMOWA Original Trunk Plus in Marine stands out while delivering function and reliability. Made from high-end anodized aluminium and designed with a distinctive shape inspired by the brand’s original trunks, the spacious hard shell suitcase can comfortably fit up to two weeks worth of luggage. It also features TSA-approved locks for added security while in transit.

The fitness buff


A product photo of the 3M FUTURO™ Comfort Knee Support

3M FUTURO™ Comfort Knee Support, price unavailable


Now if dad takes health and fitness seriously, he’ll appreciate a little support during his workouts. The 3M FUTURO™ Comfort Knee Support will help prevent exercise-related injuries and pain. The compression from the comfortable and cool material allows him to move about freely with as minimal risk as possible. Trust us, he and his knees will thank you for it.


The early riser

A product photo of the The Body Shop Guarana & Coffee Energising Cleanser

The Body Shop Guarana & Coffee Energising Cleanser, SGD20/~USD14.22


Is your dad one of those fabled morning people? Help him start his day right with the Guarana & Coffee Energising Cleanser from The Body Shop. The invigorating formula is composed of antioxidising Brazilian guarana seeds, caffeine-rich Ethiopian green coffee beans, and organic Mexican Community Trade aloe vera — creating a sense-awakening product reminiscent of a good cup o’ joe. It’s the added energy boost he needs before a day at work.

The sneakerhead

A product photo of the Skechers Mark Nason X Skechers Shogun – Bandon

Skechers Mark Nason X Skechers Shogun – Bandon, SGD98/~USD70.17


Does your hubby have a thing for sleek kicks? Then the Mark Nason X Skechers Shogun – Bandon style might just be for him. The design just embodies style, versatility, and comfort. Plus, the shiny leather material makes it different from other sneakers he may already have. He can dress it up with a nice pair of chinos or keep it casual with his go-to jeans. Either way, this may just turn out to be his new top pick.


The generous giver


A product photo of the ECCO Sune Flap Wallet

ECCO Sune Flap Wallet, SGD159.90/~USD114.40


Dads are generous with their love and support, so much so that they probably forget to treat themselves too! Perhaps it’s time to give him a little upgrade with the ECCO Sune Flap Wallet. Though misleadingly unassuming, the sleek, matte-finish leather is a simple luxury you can add to his everyday life. The spacious design features two bill compartments (for all the cash), an ID window (for easy access), eight card slots, four slip pockets, and a snap-close coin compartment.



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