FATHER'S DAY 2017 - GIFT GUIDE

Father’s Day is upon us, Sunday 18th June to be precise, so I’ve put together a gift guide that will hopefully ensure novelty socks don't find their way into your underwear drawer this year. Have a read of what the kids (but in reality mum) could get you this Father’s Day.

Say Nice Things Cadence Notebook – Available in a range of subtle designs with unassuming quality, they're ideal for helping us busy dads stay organised or be creative. This particular bike design would be perfect for the Bradley Wiggins (or Boris Johnson) in your life.
Buy here £7.99
@sntstationery

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Dummy by Matt Coyne – I’ve heard a lot of good things about this book. Matt is behind the Man vs Baby blog and is now getting the success his comedic writing deserves... not at all jealous (I am!)
Buy here £8.99
@manversusbaby

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Let My People Go Surfing - Inspirational read from Yvon Chouinard about climate change and running a business with the right values.
Buy here £14.88
@patagonia

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Another_Space – Yoga, HIIT and cycling sessions in one of the coolest spots in London. No need for membership, just buy some credit and away you go. Don't forget your Lycra. 
Buy here £20 (one credit)
@another_spacelondon

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Black & Beech RAD DAD – with sweaters, baseball tops, t-shirts, totes and grab bags to chose from, there's no reason why you shouldn't be celebrating your rad dad skills this Father's Day with this collaboration between Black & Beech and @pmillustration.
Buy here £24.95
@blackandbeech

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Jo Malone London Exfoliating Shower Gel – A luxurious and very new (out 1st June) shower gel from Jo Malone. Only problem is, you’ll have to keep it locked away in a bank vault for fear of your wife using it all.
Buy here £30 (from 1st June)
@jomalonelondon

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My 1st Years Hero/Sidekick set – Batman and Robin? Han Solo and Chewbacca? Del Boy and Rodney? Nope, the ultimate hero and sidekick has to be father and child. 
Buy here £30
@my1styears

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Haeckels Sailors Beard Oil – Tame that wild face carpet with this splendid oil made in Margate. Full of natural seaside goodness.
Buy here £34
@madeofmargate

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PAPA Sweater – Complete your dad look and be part of the Father Inc/Selfish Mother gang with one of these cosy and versatile sweaters (I want the new navy blue one). Proceeds from sales also go to charity - hashtag winning.
Buy here £50
@thefmlystore @fatherinc @selfishmother

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Opumo - always late to the party, I've only just discovered Opumo. A site that offers some of the world's most contemporary lifestyle and fashions brands.  No one wants gift vouchers, but in this case, as there's so much to chose from, perhaps it's a good option.
Buy here £50-£500
@opumo

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Form & Thread – One of my favourite brands, offering simple and subtle designs whilst not overlooking quality. The sweatshirts are insanely good.
Buy here £59
@formandthread

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Mahabis – Ok, ok, I bang on about Mahabis all the time, but you know, I basically love them (not an ad!). The detachable sole allows you to wear these stylish slippers inside and out; perfect when you need to go to the garage to hide from the kids, sorry I mean, err, fetch that screwdriver.
Buy here £79
@mahabis

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Manifesto – When it’s time to admit those DIY haircuts whilst leaning over the bath don’t cut the mustard, head to Manifesto. Be treated to ‘The Dandy’ where you can relax and enjoy a traditional wet shave (or beard trim), haircut, treatment, head massage and a glass of whisky.
Buy here £80
@manifesto_ldn

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ED-OP Coach Jacket - Has a jacket ever looked more summery? Perfect for those long, balmy evenings in a beer garden, or let's face it, because you're a dad now, your garden.
Buy here £120
@edwineurope @oipolloi_of_cottonopolis

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Adidas Ultra Boost - Delivering comfort and fashion; essential for the modern-day dad.
Buy here £129.95
@adidasuk

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Pacapod Gladstone – When out and about with the kids, us dads are often left with a flowery and confusing holdall of nappies, biscuit crumbs, rotten apples, 6-months-old copies of Vogue and an array of lipstick. Luckily, Pacapod have developed changing bags with clever detachable pods to store everything neatly, thus thankfully avoiding the usual labyrinth of messy mayhem. 
Buy here £150
@pacapod

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FRAME L'Homme Jacket - ok, admittedly this is pretty pricey, so you might need all the kids, the neighbours' kids, mum, nieces, nephews and the dog to chip in, but it's nice isn't it? FRAME are the denim choice of many a star right now, including Daniel Craig (who's basically the world's coolest secret agent) so it must be good right?
Buy here £348
@frame

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