If you’re planning on hunting down something a little less run-of-the-mill for Dad this Father’s Day, then we have one word for you – Etsy. And because it’s just the kind of people we are, we’ve done all the hard work to find the coolest, most original things for the special menfolk in your kids’ lives.
We loved the Car Play Mat t-shirt (priced US$22) from Etsy seller BKY Kids - the coolest way for dad to be horizontal on the couch all he likes while still entertaining the children!
If dad is a bit of a hipster character and a fan of quirky accessories why not this beaut bow tie? Traditionally reserved for black tie events, I love the charming appeal of the striped Zebrawood and Mahogany Bow Tie (pictured above) from Bug Accessories as an unexpected everyday fashion accessory. Priced at US$53 from Bug Accessories.
Dads who love their gadgetry will surely want to protect it with something a little stylish? The Byrd and Belle range of wool felt protective covers for phones and tablets is ever so handsome and a refreshing change when compared to what’s more readily available off the shelf in various stores.
Are beards making a comeback? I see more and more men donning the ultimate facial hair look so with that in mind, we turn to facial hair care products (who knew?). The sublime Henri and Claude Beard Gift Set includes organic beard soap and oil packed beautifully in a gift box. Priced US$22 from French Girls Organics.
For dads that prefer the clean shave, here’s a handy gift set – a fresh herb and mint scented shaving soap, traditional shaving brush and metal shaving bowl, priced US$24 from Bambu Earth.
There will be no mistaking dad’s phone for another with the Best Dad wood print phone cover! Crafic have so many cool phone cover options to suit all dads – even old Gameboy look phone covers, priced US$19.99.
Keepsake jewellery isn’t just for the ladies – how about an extra special personalised key chain (priced US$27) from Gunmetal Gems or a cute tag style necklace for Dad, priced US$149.25 from Metal Pressions.
Whatever the gift you choose, we wish all the Babyology dads a very happy Father’s Day!