For summer/work from home/lockdown leisure style we have selected stylish, comfortable and seriously spoilie Father’s Day gifts for all budgets.
WORK FROM HOME…LOCKDOWN STYLE
For home comfort that still looks smart, these classic jeans are a versatile wardrobe staple. Made in England from 100% cotton with a luxury soft finish, they are available in regular (32″) and long (34″), and in Stone, Olive and Espresso colourways.
You can’t take your old man to the tropics this summer, but you can bring a bit of Barbados to him. Handmade in Britain from natural bamboo by Savile Row tailor Alexandra Wood, this luxury leisure shirt delivers Alexandra Wood’s goal to make dads as “dishy as Rishi [Sunak]” this Father’s Day!
Alexandra Wood has landed Chuka Umunna twice on GQ’s best dressed list and has tailored some of Britain’s most successful men. Why not add your dad to her list of style icons?!
For superb comfort (eating) during difficult times, The Narford is a stylish, hard-wearing braided belt, featuring elasticated cotton, plus high grain leather tips and keeper. The solid English brass buckle and pin can be fastened anywhere in the braid: one size fits all. Available in Navy Blue, Burgundy, Sky Blue, Military Green & Black
FAIRFAX & FAVOR OFFER:
From 22nd–25th May (bank holiday weekend) customers will receive a free care product of their choice with all orders over £100. The protective spray is great at stopping water splashes and marks sinking into leather, nubuck and suede. The leather cream is perfect for the Explorer and Regina Boots along with leather handbags including the new Leather Windsor.
For one step smarter than slippers, this easy shoe has a navy knit mesh upper offering breathable comfort in the summer months. A contrast vulcanised white sole completes an easy to wear look offering everyday comfort and durability.
For those who have lost track of time during lockdown, GUESS men’s watch with a polished gold tone case, features a sunray black chrono look dial and a polished gold tone bracelet.
OUT OF OFFICE HOURS…SUMMER IN THE HOME AND GARDEN
If your dad is King of the coals this summer, this personalised apron in black or green reads ‘BBQ King’ and can be embroidered with a name or message in white stitching to appear above. Made from a soft, thick and durable cotton fabric, the apron has two handy pockets at the front to store those BBQ essentials.
Let him soak up some rays in style during the sunny weather, with these heritage inspired D-shape Biarritz Sunglasses. They are hand-crafted with meticulous attention to detail from cognac-toned Italian acetate in a vintage semi-transparent brown, complemented by green-grey solid lenses and gold-tone hardware. Available in Cognac or Obsidian.
For use indoors and outdoors, this comfy giant beanbag provides the perfect excuse for a screen break. The beads mould to his shape giving all round postural support that will keep him comfy for hours.
Featuring water resistant fabric that is wipe clean and machine washable, it’s available in a choice of 11 colours.
For fathers who deserve a little luxury, this 100% Twill Silk dressing gown is smart enough to be worn over a shirt and tie at home during the day, as well as atop PJs for downtime. Patterned in golden mandalas the Sunburst gown is unlined and lightweight with a traditional shawl collar and a breast pocket plus hip pockets on either side. Rifle cuffs and a sash belt in plain silk complete the look.
Swap work shoes for some home comfort. These sheepskin mules slip on and off with ease, and are set on a durable outsole that can be worn outside as well as in.
Available in a range of colours and sizes, each pair is designed with contrast sheepskin at the sole and a fluffy cuff that can be worn up or turned down.
How about a great racing read for time off screen? In the summer of 1975 Barney Curley, a fearless and renowned gambler, masterminded one of the most spectacular gambles of all time with a racehorse called Yellow Sam. It cost the bookmakers millions of pounds.
They said that it could never happen again. But in May 2010, thirty-five years after his first coup, Curley staged the ultimate multimillion pound-winning sequel.
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Karen can usually be found glued to her computer or at the stables. Having edited several national magazines she co-founded Eclipse Magazine in 2008 after realising that many of her friends were nervous about going racing due to lack of information – what to wear, how to bet etc.
She absolutely loves her job (how many people can say that?!) and is truly grateful to all supporters of and contributors to Eclipse Magazine.
If you are reading this she would like to say THANK YOU! (And please spread the word about Eclipse…!!)