Father’s Day Gift Guide 2017

If you’ve yet to get something for the favourite man in your life for Father’s Day, we’re here to help! Here at Mummyfique, we understand that daddies are just as important as mummies, and like mummies, every dad is different. Thus, we’ve put together a list of items that we think your dad (or the father of your children) would enjoy – and there’s something for every dad.

THE DAPPER DAD

Does the man in your life love dressing up even if it’s just a trip down to the neighbourhood mall? Are his style inspirations Don Draper from Mad Men or George Clooney? If so, you have a dapper dad on your hands! We suggest:

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Shoes from Ed Et Al

Credit: Ed Et Al

Local shoemakers Ed Et Al are known for their knack for experimenting with exotic materials and delicate designs, so why not customise a pair of bespoke dress shoes for your man, and support a local artisan at the same time. With over 50 designs to choose from, he’s bound to find one that tickles his fancy.

Price: From S$289++ for the Classic package to S$489++ for the Patina package

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Day to Night Essentials Gift Set from The Little Link

Perfect for the Dad who wants to add a bit of oomph to his appearance  The Little Link’s Day to Night Essentials Gift Set comes with six pairs of versatile cufflinks and a tie clip, and can take Dad from the boardroom to a dinner date. The set even comes nicely packaged in a leather gift box, which will surely give you bonus points in presentation!

Price: S$178 (Mummyfique readers will get a special discount by inserting the code “Mummyfique10” at checkout)

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THE JETSETTER DAD

Is one passport never enough for the man you’re thinking of? Is he always raring to take the family on a plane ride to go on the next adventure or is he always flying around for business? If so, this is what we suggest:

Samsonite Lite-Shock Spinner 55

 

The wanderlust dad who is always travelling needs something durable, and what better than the cabin sized Spinner 55  from Samsonite’s award winning Lite-Shock collection – the brand’s lightest hardside collection to date. Weighing only 1.7kg, the collection was purposefully designed with a “ripple effect” on the shell to help absorb shock, ensuring your valuables remain safe. The case also features integrated ID tags, built-in TSA approved lock and four multi-directional spinner wheels.

Price: S$790

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Bynd Artisan Travel Wallet 

Every well-travelled man should have a travel wallet to keep all your important documents organised. Made of high-quality, Europe-sourced natural grained cow hide leather, the Bynd Artisan’s handcrafted travel wallet comes with a detachable wrist strap, passport and boarding pass slot, pen sleeve, expandable compartment and we’re certain that once he has it, Dad won’t be able to fly without it.

Price: S$250

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THE DAD WHO LOVES TO HELP OUT AT HOME

In today’s world, mums are not the only ones who do the household chores, and we applaud the fathers who chip in to do their part. That said, all men like fancy gadgets that have the latest cutting edge technology, so we recommend investing in these pieces that are just that:

Dyson V8 Fluffy

Weighing just 2.6kg and with a battery life that can last up to 40 minutes, this cord-free vacuum can clean both carpets and hard floors, all while being 50 per cent quieter than past Dyson vacuums. The V8 Fluffy comes with a soft roller cleaner head, crevice tool to help get into the nooks and crannies, mattress tool for mattresses and more, so no matter what the situation, you know that Dad will able to handle it with the Fluffy.

Price: S$999

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Tefal Tweeny 2-in-1

Gone are the days of having to own a separate steamer and iron – Tefal’s Tweeny 2-in-1 provides the functions of both in one compact machine! Specially designed to make everyday life easier, it comes with a larger than normal water tank, no risk of burning on all fabrics, and most importantly, it goes into standby mode when left unattended for eight minutes, which helps prevent energy waste and reduces risk of burning.

Price: S$219

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THE FOODIE DAD

Is food always on his mind? Is he constantly trying out new creations in the kitchen? These additions to his kitchen would definitely blow him away:

SPINN Original Pro

How does having a freshly brewed cuppa without having to deal with coffee filters or pods in the comfort of your own home sound? If Dad’s a coffee lover, get your hands on a Spinn coffee machine. It doesn’t just look sleek, but is technologically advanced too! It even comes with an app so Dad can get his cup of coffee ready even as he’s pulling into the driveway. Sleek, easy and eco-friendly – what more could you ask for? Though the earliest that it will ship out early 2018, we’re sure that Dad will agree that good things are worth waiting for!

Price: US$599

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Sansaire Sous Vide Machine

This sleek little number allows you to control how well you want your protein to be cooked, and Dad will never have to worry that his meat and eggs are not done just the way he likes it. Use it to cook vegetables too – it helps to retain nutrients while requiring less fat without having to sacrifice flavour. And it’s easy to use too, just set the temperature, which is is easily adjusted with a twist of a ring and can be tweaked to within 0.1 of a degree, and inserted it into your pot of water. It also comes with a clamp so you can’t have to worry about it sliding into the pot.

Price: £205.90

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THRILL-SEEKING DAD

If getting adrenaline rushes is your dad’s thing, get his heart racing and blood pumping with these activities:

AJ Hackett Sentosa – Sentosa Bungy Online Auction

Cross bungy jumping off Dad’s bucket list by making a bid for him to be one of the first 1000 customers to take part in AJ Hackett’s Sentosa Bungy. Slated to open in August 2017, the 50m bungy jump is only one of the many activities that would get your heart racing, but it is definitely the wildest. Did we mention that this is the first bungy jump in Singapore? What’re you waiting for!

Price: Bid is currently ongoing and closes on 30 July; minimum bid is S$250

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Ultimate Drive

Credit: Ultimate Drive

Not everyone will have the opportunity to own a supercar in their lifetime, but getting the experience of driving one is definitely a possibility. As long as Dad is older than 20 and has at least two years of driving experience under his belt, make his dream a reality with the Ultimate Experience, where he can race around Singapore’s official F1 circuit in a fast car.

Price: Starting from S$298

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