Giving presents is a considered display of affection, and nothing shows appreciation like giving a gift that takes your father’s health into account. Father’s Day is coming up quickly, it is on June 19 and this list is your way to cheat yourself onto his list of favourites, and the upper echelons of his will, while also ensuring his physical and mental longevity.
Clarins, my go-to provider of youth, has an all-in-one gift set with all the essentials for energetic skin. The set contains an Energizing Gel, Shampoo and Shower, Active Face Wash and a complimentary travel pouch.
La Mer The Treatment Lotion 150ml — R2,805
This super-hydrator preps your skin with “liquid energy” to visibly soften, nourish and improve the texture of skin.
Orbitkey Nest — R1,999
This tech organiser is as gorgeous as it is practical. Its hard-shell case offers protection; compartments are customisable, and the lid has an embedded wireless charger. It is available in ash and black.
My Beauty Luv Peptan Premium Hydrolysed Collagen Powder Refill Pack is pure type one bovine collagen peptides. The award-winning local beauty brand uses premium ingredients to create scientifically formulated products. Collagen provides skincare from the inside-out, promoting a wide range of benefits such as anti-ageing, enhanced complexion and radiance.
The Oral-B Genius 10000 Black is the first Oral B intelligent brushing system with the new Gum Guard technology to ensure brushing is just as the dentist recommends. The gift of healthy-gums and a whiter smile is one of the best around.
Tasteful, hi-tech and made responsibly, these ultraboost running shoes are perfect for any training regime. The Ultraboost 21 has a Primeknit upper and responsive Boost in the midsole, providing comfort with style.
Technivorm’s iconic filter coffee machines have been around for more than 50 years and this is their flagship range. Coming in 12 colours, from pink, to red, to black, this simple and consistent machine is an essential for every house or office.
Numerous settings for brewing, a built-in hotplate, 1.25l capacity and its pulse-pouring system makes it a high-quality and versatile machine.
This is the most powerful version of the countertop essential, its compact size and design makes smoothies, juices and protein shakes a breeze. The powerful 900W motor allows the easy break down of tough ingredients, making it an essential for any chef, fitness-aficionado or juicer.
The Oura Smart Ring is a smart wearable in the shape and size of a ring. Sensors read heart rate, temperature and respiratory rate. Oura comes in several colours but the high-end Gucci version is a gorgeous specimen of smart-tech.
Bang & Olufsen have made a name for themselves as the pinnacle of high-end sound. The Beoplay range are comfortable, do-it-all headphones and come in four colours. Allow your dad to listen to high-quality audio rather than blasting low-fidelity WhatsApp videos from the couch.
The Black Hole duffel by Patagonia easily entombs a week’s worth of kit and comes in five colours. The durable bag is made with a strong 100%-recycled polyester fabric, 100%-recycled polyester lining and 100%-recycled nylon webbing, making it perfect for adventures, sleepovers or a day at the range.