Gifts Fathers Really Want This Father’s Day

Vespa Elettrica Scooter

What father wouldn’t love an all-electric scooter for zipping around town on? The Vespa Elettrica comes as a result of Piaggio’s aims to respond to growing environmental concerns, providing technological solutions for an increasingly sustainable and liveable urban habitat. The Vespa Elettrica offers an easy, natural ride created for urban use and perfect for the everyday commuter and this is topped off by the fact you won’t have to pay any congestion charge. The Elettrica can be purchased in both 45 km/h and 70 km/h versions. £6,300, Available Vespa.com

Breitling  Navitimer Cosmonaute Limited Edition

Ok, so perhaps our suggestions so far for fathers day are a little on the pricey side, but dads are special. Remember this is the man who raised you and taught you how to be the man you are today. He worked in both his personal and career life, so they deserve it. This particular gift is for extra hard-working fathers as Breitling unveils the new Navitimer Cosmonaute.  This new model has all the hallmarks of Breitling’s aviation icon, whilst being full of subtle updates and new features; a smart platinum bezel and an open sapphire crystal case back, engraved with the date of Carpenter’s mission “ONE OF 362” and providing a window on the B02 movement. The new Navitimer Cosmonaute is Limited to 362 pieces that recognise the spacecraft’s circumnavigations of the Earth and the year the mission made history and is available on either a black alligator leather strap or a seven-row stainless-steel bracelet. £8,400 on black alligator strap, Available Breitling.com

Barbour Nimbus Short Wellies And Waxed Sport Cap

Any man worth his salt loves Barbour and these accessories are perfect essentials for any father who enjoys the outdoors. Whether it be walking the dog, escaping the madness of the family with a podcast or simply going for a summer stroll, the combination of the Barbour Nimbus Short Wellies and Waxed Sports Cap will make sure both their head and their feet are protected. Nimbus Boots, £59.95, Waxed Sport Cap, £27.95, Available Barbour.com

Acqua di Parma Colonia C.L.U.B. Eau de Cologne

Every father should have a unique odour, this lighthearted, contemporary, and radiant Colonia C.L.U.B. from Acqua Di Parma is a new and invigorating fragrance that personifies the vibrant sensations of the moments and memories. An all-embracing vibrant Eau de Cologne, Colonia C.L.U.B. is a collaboration of Bergamot and lemon that brings a sparkling opening to the cologne, while pink and black pepper notes invigorate the bright bond between aromatic shiso and rosemary in the heart of the fragrance. A comforting base of cedarwood and musk will evoke memories for many years of your father and this cologne. £84.00, Available Johnlewis.com

Pro-Ject Automat A1 Vinyl Player

For aspiring vinyl junkies, Pro-Ject’s E1 Turntable is a great place to start. The entry-level turntable delivers a quality sound experience that keeps your eats and wallet happy. It includes the brand’s signature Plug & Play design, meaning its setting are already pre-adjusted by technicians to ensure you get the best listening experience right out of the box. Handmade in Europe, the sleek, minimalist piece features a CNC-machined composite fibre plinth with a low friction aluminium tonearm and Ortofon OM5e cartridge, while an acrylic dust cover offers protection when not in use. The E1 is available in three attractive finishes and a trio of models, all with a 33/45 RPM electronic speed switch. £369.99, Available Selfridges.com

Charles Thyrwitt Pyjama Set

A decent pyjama set can last a man a lifetime. Someone said that, but we’re not sure who. Regardless of whoever they were they couldn’t have been more right. In this day and age where modern men need the grounding of a good, comfortable PJ setup and this set by Charles Thyrwhitt brings the brands world renown modern tailoring to the bedroom, and a traditional feel with its blue-and-white stripes and button-up top with neat piped detailing. These are a perfect gift for any father who prides himself on his tailoring but perhaps lets it slip in the shuttered silence of his own home. £79.95, Available Charlestyrwhitt.com

Under Armour FLOW Velociti Wind 2

For a father thats a bit more active the Under Armour FLOW Velociti 2 is the ultimate running shoe. Tested by UA’s pro run team, Dark Sky Distance, the light, grippy speed of UA Flow helps runners round corners, take on hills, and go for miles—without ever dropping the pace.  The Warp upper optimizes containment with lightweight lockdown & allows maximum breathability and security all at the same time, as well as that the FLOW technology eliminates the rubber outsole, creating a more lightweight & seamless ride on any surface for dad and his miles whether they be 2 or 30. £140.00, Available Underarmour.co.uk

CXP CORE Underwear

Technical sports underwear brand CXP could be a gamechanger when it comes to comfy undies. They feature CXP’s first-of-its-kind, multi-panel C-Cut™ performance waistband, which has been developed with the backing of leading independent research alongside consultation from former heavyweight world champion Deontay Wilder and Olympic 100m silver medallist Fred Kerley. Surely these are a bit different to giving dad a packet on CK’s? £30.00, Cxpofficial.com

Crockett & Jones Cornell Shoe

Its time to elevate dads shoe collection and the only way to do it is with the Cornell, by Premier shoe maker Crockett & Jones. This five-eyelet derby shoe also known as a plain front blucher is made from the finest ocean suede. Featuring a contrasting red rubber unit sole, and notched storm welt this stand-alone ‘Ivy League’ style adds some American inspiration to dads wardrobe this Spring / Summer. This colourway of repello suede is tanned to be water repellent as well as fully treated with ‘Scotch guard’ during the tanning process, the material achieves an exceptionally high level of water resistance to water and oil based substances. So go on, he’ll be forever grateful. £450.00, Available Crockettandjones.com

The Penguin Book Of Modern Speeches By Brian Macarthur

The moment your father began speaking solely in iconic quotes began with this Father’s Day gift. From Martin Luther King Jr’s dream to Winston Churchill’s call to arms, The Penguin Book Of Modern Speeches is pure catnip for dads who pride themselves on their pub quiz knowledge. Prepare for his dinner party toasts to get a whole lot more dramatic. £11.74, Available Amazon.co.uk

YETI Roadie 24 Coolbox

Outdoorsy dads will be well acquainted with Yeti and its line of superior outdoor products. Specialising in essentials for camping trips, its hero of the hour product is and probably always will be its cool boxes, of which the Roadie 24 is an all-time best-seller. This lightweight and thermally adept storage vessel is available in no fewer than seven colourways, tall enough to stow wine bottles upright and slim enough to slide onto the passenger’s seat. Did somebody say road trip? £200.00, Available Yeti.com

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