With the year having flown by due to the blurred days of home quarantine, one can be forgiven for overlooking to check the calendar. The third Sunday of June is rapidly approaching, which for most people means another mad scramble to demonstrate their material appreciation for the father figures in their lives.
There is no excuse to settle for the standard dinner treat with our compilation of the best gifts for the occasion. From the tech-obsessed to the DIY man about the house and all in between, there is something special for every kind of dad. As an added bonus, each product featured comes from a Malaysian business, so you can give a boost to the economy in these trying times by buying and supporting local businesses.
Bean Shipper coffee subscription (Starts from RM50)
Help your household caffeine lover channel his inner barista and brew his own cup of joe with beans delivered as often as he’d like. The java is sourced worldwide courtesy of the kitchens of known names in the Malaysian artisanal roasting scene the likes of Brew & Bread, Cloud Catcher, and Seraph Awaken. Opt for a personalized subscription tailored to his tastes or a package dedicated exclusively to single origin coffees.
NAVEEN oil and shine control (RM159)
Power up your dad’s grooming routine with this moisturiser specially formulated for the male face. Made from all natural ingredients, the gel keeps oily sheen and pores at bay, resulting in the skin feeling soft and hydrated.
Rainmaker backpack (Starts from RM650)
The busy dad on the go needs a bag made to last his hectic lifestyle, and Greenroom136’s flagship product is the perfect one for the job. Beyond the surface of its simple aesthetics lies gear that is ready to perform. Sewn by hand and in small batches, it promises extreme durability, clever organisation, and all-day comfort.
Craft beer starter pack (RM190)
For the man who loves cracking open a cold one after a long day, expand his drinking repertoire and board him upon the craft beer revolution that has taken the world by storm. With a selection of six different amber liquids on hand, he will get acquainted in no time. One of the first online craft beer stores in Peninsular Malaysia, Farmer’s Bar also offers same-day delivery in the Klang Valley for orders before 7 p.m.
Kaweco Classic Sport fountain pen (RM105)
When it comes to putting pen on paper, your dad deserves the best. Unchanged from its original design in 1935, one of Germany’s finest writing instruments will ensure he signs off his John Hancock in style.
1950s Shanghai Diamond classic table clock (RM219)
Bring your old man on a trip down memory lane with this relic from the good old days when P. Ramlee ruled the airwaves. Lovingly restored to perfect working condition, the clock will be a welcome addition to any bedside table.
The Gentleman’s Bar necktie (RM189)
Take your dad’s sartorial game to the next level with these refreshing takes on the tired tie. Boasting prints ranging from the minimalist to the quirky, no two article of clothing is the same owing to their hand-stitching process. The same design sensibilities extend to the label’s other accessories, including bow ties and pocket squares.
Alwis & Xavier cologne (RM58)
Give pops the gift of fragrance with these portable colognes, leaving him smelling great wherever he goes. Each bottle is handcrafted, combining scents with natural ingredients that also moisturise the skin.
What will you be getting for your daddy dearest this Father’s Day? This roundup of gift ideas include suggestions for fathers who are caffeine addict, fashionistas and vintage stationery lovers . Fathers deserve the best and these are just some of many ways to shower them with love and gratitude.