It’s time to show some serious gratitude to your father with our list of goodies.
He’s been there for you through your ups and downs. He’s worked hard to make sure you get the very best. There’s a reason why dads are our favourite parent (shhh don’t tell mom) and it’s time you let them know it. Here’s our checklist of gifts that will make your daddy proudest.
LET’S DO LUNCH
Treat your family to a decadent Chandon brunch at any of these venues, and the first two flutes are free. The Taj Land’s End Hotel, Bandra; The Table, Colaba; Olive Bar & Kitchen, Bandra; Indigo, Colaba; Café Zoe, Lower Parel.
We are mildly obsessed with how The L’Occitane Verdon Range smells. A combination of organic plant extracts of sea-buckthorn, genepi and mint with invigorating spring water from Provence, make it ideal for Perfect for all kinds of climes and skin types.
L’occitane Gift Set is priced at INR 7,175 and includes a Shaving Gel, Soap, Shower Gel and Eau De Toilette.
State of the art technology and expert finishing makes Le Creuset a must-have brand in every kitchen. Inspired by nearly a century of culinary craftsmanship, Le Creuset’s Signature collection is modern, ergonomically and functionally innovative. Just the thing your dad needs for his special Sunday barbeque. Le Creuset Cooler sleeve, INR 1,370 and Rectangular grill, INR 8,050.
GAME, SET, MATCH
This Andijan Poker Box revives the traditional technique of decoupage which is the art of decorating with paper and lacquer. With its evocative imagery this box is a great desk accessory even when not in use. INR 14,500 @ Good Earth.
Once a cult classic, this scent has been reinvented with modern accents and sophisticated undertones. Acqua Di Giò Profumo Homme highlights the fusion of sea and rock to give us a mineral freshness that is just the thing for a man about town. INR 6,400/ 75ml
ALL DRESSED UP
Nothing spells sophistication like attention to detail. These beautifully crafted Swarovski cufflinks add a touch of style as well as precise finishing to not only a three-piece suit but also an every work shirt. Cross Signature Cuff Links, INR 6,490
Whether you look at it as an investment, heirloom or as a thanks-for-paying-my-credit-card-bill-again, this TAG Heuer CARRERA – Calibre Heuer 01 is a testament of contemporary design in watch making. Its sleek details and avant garde shape makes it a great gift for any age.
SIGNED, SEALED, DELIVERED
Bored of the same pattern and similar shade of shirt that your dad insists on wearing every single day? Don’t worry. We have just the solution for you. Bombay Shirt Company lets you design your own shirt online, down to the most detailed specification and custom tailors them for you. Order online on www.bombayshirts.com, or call +91 88796 21003 for a complimentary home visit from their travelling stylist. Prices start INR 1,940 onwards.
It’s really stressful being a father but someone’s gotta do it. But the best part is that with this one-on-one offer, you can treat yourself to a spa day at a Taj Salon on June 21st and get the same treatment for your dad absolutely free!
Available at The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai; Taj Lands End, Mumbai; Vivanta by Taj, Mumbai; Vivanta by Taj Blue Diamond, Pune; Salon at the Gateway Hotel, Nashik; Rambagh Palace, Jaipur; Taj Palace Hotel, New Delhi; Vivanta by Taj Gomti Nagar, Lucknow; Taj Bengal, Kolkata.
Skincare and setting a daily routine was never easier than with Kiehl’s Facial Fuel and Oil Eliminator series.Facial Fuel Heavy Lifting Firming, Lifting, Anti-Wrinkle Moisturizer, INR 2,450/50ml; Oil Eliminator Deep Cleansing Exfoliating Face Wash, INR 2,100/200ml
WRITING ON THE WALL
Sometimes all you need is a fun and quirky wall decoration to liven your private space.
Earth Red Wood Dads Bar Mural, INR 1,236 @ www.pepperfry.com
About Steve McCurry Untold: The Stories Behind the Photographs features McCurry’s breath-taking and evocative photos, notes and stories on his travels in India, Tibet and the aftermath of September 11. INR 3,795 @ www.exclusively.com
GROOMING DONE WELL
The recently launched Philips Bodygrooming range helps get rid of unwanted body hair is a great addition to any toiletries kit. The Bodygroom series 1000 is available in 3 variants and is priced at INR 1,295 to INR 1,495.
DRESSED FOR THE OCCASION