June 17 is coming up fast, and while you could fall back on a trusty box of golf balls or try to figure out which version of the latest gadget to get, why not channel your discerning eye this Father’s Day into giving his everyday style a tasteful boost? Whether he needs some help discovering the finer things in life or is already on fashion’s cutting edge, here are eight great gifts guaranteed to raise dad’s style game.
Slip-on driving shoes were made for going from weekend brunch to a casual wedding with ease — and in smooth suede, the sock-free style looks particularly smart.
Bally Pearce suede driver, available at Jean-Paul Fortin.
Brimming with cedar-, sandal- and smoky Guaiac woods, and balanced with notes of vetiver, pepper, bergamot and nutmeg, this forest-inspired fragrance is like a luxury camping trip distilled into a highly wearable mist.
Comme des Garçons Wonderwood eau de parfum, available at TNT Man.
“Dad mode” means being prepared at all times. This refined-meets-rugged designer pack is big enough to double as a weekend tote or stylish diaper bag.
Backpack, available at Belstaff.
If buying him a Benz isn’t in the cards, consider this bike the next best thing. With a sleek white finish, ergonomic handlebar grips and seat and a lightweight, high-performance frame, it’s by far the finest way to ride on two wheels.
Mercedes-Benz fitness bike, available at Teatro Verde.
Layrite’s lightweight shaping cream will help him strike that perfect balance between leaving his hair bare and looking overly coiffed. With a water base, kaolin clay and naturally derived wax, it provides a textured yet flexible hold that lasts all day while leaving a soft vanilla scent in its wake.
Layrite Natural Matte Cream, available at Radford.
For the host with the most — or really any man who wants to impress his family and friends — this modern marble tray with contrasting leather handles is a great-looking excuse to entertain.
Marble tray with leather handles, available at Bois & Cuir.
Searching for a subtle solution to brighten hi s look? A pair of elegant, colourful cufflinks is an easy way to help him step outside his all-neutral comfort zone.
Paul Smith Koi Carp cufflinks, available at Philip.
To the Brim
Crafted from lightweight, season-appropriate linen, this baseball cap offers a more elegant way to top off his casual looks.
Baseball cap, available at Eleventy.