Father’s Day is just around the corner, and for the folks whose dad already has everything he needs, here are a few suggestions to help you find the perfect gift for daddy. Who knows, you may even be able to find something daddy didn’t even know he wanted! If your dad likes woodworking then get him this benchtop drum sander, it will help him sand faster and more efficiently.
For the dad who’s always buried in work,
how about something for the office?
Craft Design Technology Leather Business Card Case
Gallery & Co. | SGD109
Craft Design Technology of Japan seeks to combine modern design with the Japanese heritage of traditional craft and technological excellence. As such, their Leather Business Card Case is made of high quality genuine leather, with a simple,
compact design perfect for carrying around a small bundle of cards.
Craft Design Technology Stationery Gift Set
Gallery & Co. | SGD49.90
Also from Craft Design Technology, consider the ultimate gift for the stationery obsessed. This set contains a mechanical pencil, lead refill, eraser, plastic fountain
pens in black and red, a glue stick, and adhesive notes.
AREAWARE Stationery Gift Set
Gallery & Co. | SGD78.90
For an alternative choice in stationery, AREAWARE is a Brooklyn, New York based producer of everyday objects that are functional and unusual. Their Stationery Gift Set consists of a concrete stationery set including a tape dispenser, pencil holder and a small tray.
On the other hand, if your dad is always out attending
business meetings or entertainment dinners,
perhaps something small to take along in
his pockets would be a better choice.
AREAWARE Bottle Opener
Gallery & Co. | SGD18.90
Turn a relatively mundane task of opening a bottle cap into a pleasurable aesthetic experience. Made of wood, a bent nail and two magnets, one magnet catches the bottle cap while the other makes it easy to mount on a fridge to keep after use.
Carrie K. Forget Me Knot Cufflinks
Gallery & Co. | SGD208
Carrie K. tells stories through playfully provocative artisan-crafted jewellery. While the yellow gold colour may not suit everyone, it makes for a classy feature to contrast a regular boring white shirt.
Gallery & Co. | SGD45
Neighbourgoods, ampulets’ product label, brought back the Good Sweat Project at the end of Dec 2015. Together with Theseus Chan of WORK, Kenny Leck of Books Actually, Tan Pin pin and Carrie Yeo of The Freshman, the team created 6 handkerchiefs made of 100% baltic linen bearing phrases to inspire, encourage and cheer on.
Timex Limited Edition Three-Piece Collection
Gallery & Co. | from SGD218 to SGD288
Timex traces its origins as far back as 1854; originally founded in Waterbury, Connecticut. Their name has become synonymous with innovation and a timeless,
clean approach to design. Red Wing began life in 1905 in Minnesota, creating sturdy and durable footwear. In 2016, the brands brought their expertise together to form
a limited three-piece collection as shown above.
Alternatively, if your dad is a foodie who loves the great outdoors,
here are a few gifts that may come in handy.
Gallery & Co. | SGD29.90 for a pack of 3
Marou, Vietnam’s first artisan bean to bar chocolate maker, collaborates with National Gallery Singapore to create a series of 3 sleeves, inspired by the gallery’s architecture. While chocolate may seem a mundane gift, note the flavours which may give daddy dearest a kick start away from the dreaded Monday blues!
MENU Hallgeir Chamber Light
Gallery & Co. | SGD169
The elegant Hallgeir chamber light by MENU is a versatile lamp for candles, tealights or aromatic oils. With a handle that makes it easily portable, this lamp serves as a friendly reminder that you can always bring the light wherever you need it. Perfect for a camping trip, or perhaps just a little sit on the grass in your backyard; looks like a wonderful opportunity for a good heart-to-heart with daddy.
Weber Portable Grills
Weber Original Store & Grill Academy
For the dad who loves to cook, Weber offers a full range of portable and world-class quality grills along with accessories for the perfect grilling experience. With their Portable 2-piece Tool Set, Instant Read Thermometer, and a high temperature resistant barbecue mitt, it’s time to fire up the grill for steaks and seafood galore! Furthermore, Weber’s grills feature enameled grilled parts and a porcelain shroud that promises a world-class quality grill that will last a long time.
Weber Original Store & Grill Academy
463 Joo Chiat Road, Singapore 427675
Weber Experience Centre @ BQ Mart (Bukit Timah Outlet)
733 Bukit Timah Road, #02-03 Second Ave Junction, Singapore 269748
Weber Experience Centre @ BQ Mart (Kallang Leisure Park Outlet)
Leisure Park Kallang, 5 Stadium Walk, #02-24/25/26, Singapore 397693
1872 Clipper Tea Co. Collection
1872 Clipper Tea Co.
Apart from the essential staple blends of tea favoured by men such as the Timeless Earl Grey and Classic English Breakfast, why not treat dad to 1872 Clipper Tea’s Signature Destinations range? Featuring the most luxurious teas that are hand-selected across 10 key destinations around the world, this collection of blends include the Yunnan Silver Tips, Milk Oolong, Gyokuro, Finest Darjeeling and Nuwara Eliya.
For a spin on things, treat dad to The 1872 Clipper Tea Co.’s Tea infused cocktail and mocktail mixology workshop! Spend an evening with Dad learning how to create your own tea-infused cocktails and mocktails at the mixology workshop conducted by Bacardi Singapore’s Trade Ambassador, Caryn Cheah, on 17 June. Who says tea can only be consumed hot? For more information, visit the workshop event page.
ION Orchard, B4-07
Raffles City, B1-48
Tangs Orchard, Basement 1
Robinsons The Heeren, Basement 1
Gardens by the Bay gift shops
Singapore Botanic Gardens gift shops
Night Safari Village Craft
With all this and more coming up on Father’s Day weekend, which gift wins your fancy? Tell us here : Nookmag