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Functional Gifts That Will Impress Your Old Man This Father’s Day

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Father’s Day is round the corner and should you still be scrambling trying to find the perfect gift for your super-dad, we’ve got your back. As it is, men are already so hard to shop for, so what more for a special occasion such as this? Perhaps you may just find some practical gift ideas here that would win daddy’s heart this coming Father’s Day!

The Stylish Fashionista

Fred Perry Country Shirts

If your dad loves looking good and is a football enthusiast, you’re in luck with Fred Perry’s new Country Shirts for the upcoming FIFA World Cup season. The collared shirts have the names of various national teams embroidered below the laurel wreaths and each one boasts colours representative of the respective teams. Get yours at the Fred Perry Authentic Store in Pavilion KL, Suria KLCC or 1 Utama Shopping Centre from 18 June 2018 onwards.

Royal Selangor Shaver & Brush Stand

Nothing screams old school gentleman more than this stylish Shaver & Brush Stand that’s going to look bomb on your dad’s vanity. The brush is made of genuine badger bristles accompanied by a pewter razor in sculpted oak and elm leaves. You can get your hands on this at any Royal Selangor retail store, authorised dealers and online at royalselangor.com.

HUGO BOSS Bottled eau de toilette

The BOSS man is timeless, masculine, driven and ambitious, and these qualities are encapsulated in a bottle. It features a fresh and fruity top note, balanced out with a spicy-floral heart with geraniums and clove before ending with a macho base note of sandalwood, cedar and vetiver.

The Adventure Junkie

Under Armour RailFit

The best gift you can extend to your outdoor-loving dad is a solid pair of shoes and Under Armour’s RailFit will be as functional as it is convenient for your old man as the adaptable laces make for a custom fit. These slip-ons also have optimal cushioning, great responsiveness and an unbeatable energy return for the ultimate adventure. Priced at RM459, cop a pair at all JD Sports stores, selected Under Armour brand houses and the Under Armour online store.

Karrimor Panther 65 Backpack

Great for hiking, camping and everything else in between, your dad will surely appreciate this Karrimor backpack that comes equipped with a plethora of useful features such as the size adjustable back system, a ton of compartments for organisation, compression straps, a built-in rain cover and more. You can find this backpack at any Sports Direct outlet or online.

Oakley Flight Jacket

If he’s passionate about cycling, nothing will impress him more than this pair of Oakley Flight Jacket sports performance sunglasses. On top of protecting the eyes from harmful UV rays, this pair is enhanced with aerodynamic engineering and the world’s first airflow innovation that avoids fog and overheating with its Oakley Advancer™ technology. Available at Oakley.com, Oakley stores and selected premium retailers.

The Serious Businessman

Cerruti Oddisea Master Watch

What’s a better gift than the gift of time? Better yet, the Cerruti Oddisea Master Watch measures time in style with its square case, three-dimensional infinity box effect and matte black rubber strap. This sleek beauty with intricately crafted details are bound to turn any business day into an extraordinary one.

Tumi Breast Pocket Wallet

While minimal, the pop of citron on the ultra sleek wallet makes a bold statement. Don’t be fooled by its exterior as this bad boy features 14 card slots, two open compartments and additional pockets so your pappy can have everything, including his notes, business cards, access cards and membership cards, all at easy access. Purchase it for RM570 via tumi.my.

The Culinary Amateur

Philips Avance Collection Airfryer

The airfryer is one of those things you’ll always be skeptical about.. until you try it for yourself. If your household is lacking one, score it as a gift for your chef dad! Philips’s Airfryer’s unique TurboStar technology allows for all types of cooking like frying (duh), baking, roasting and grilling with less fat and little to no additional oil. That way, he can stay healthy without sacrificing his favourite foods. It retails for RM1,414 via philips.com.my.

Samsung Convection Microwave Oven with HotBlast™

This nifty state-of-the-art gadget is bound to lessen cooking time by leaps and bounds with the HotBlast™ technology that releases powerful hot air through multiple air-holes directly onto food. It also boasts other features for various types of food comprising defrosting, grilling and fermenting functions. Bring it home from RM1,131 via samsung.com.my.

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