If you have a dad or ‘father figure’ who loves to explore the world and has a penchant for urban aesthetics, why not treat him to something special this Father’s Day month? These travel gift ideas will make his next trip a little more stylish.
Briggs & Riley Baseline Essential Carry-On Spinner
Known for practical yet timeless luggage, the British brand Briggs & Riley has launched the new Baseline collection, which is ideal for city breaks. The Carry-On Spinner is suitable for those who want to travel light and still have enough wardrobe to cover all events. The compact style fits into overhead bins, so there’s no waiting on the carousel when you land, while allowing 30% more to be packed into the case, thanks to CX™ compression-expansion technology. The carry-on will also appeal to those who love cutting-edge engineering as it boasts shock-absorbing wheels for 360° maneuverability and smooth, quiet gliding, and features a patented Outsider® handle that ensures a flat packing surface to minimize wrinkles. You can also have a case monogrammed with dad’s initials for an extra special touch. What’s more, the case is guaranteed for life – making it a planet-friendly gift.
Smythson Watch Roll in Navy Panama
Classic Watch Roll, British brand Smythson – a company that dates back to 1887 – is the ideal gift for a watch and travel connoisseurs. Crafted from chunky calf leather, it features contrasting suede and a removable padded roll and is designed to keep a variety of watches safe during travel. This can also be personalized with gold embossed initials for a grand look, making it a travel essential.
Aspiga men’s cotton shirt with print
A basic addition to every traveler’s wardrobe is a classic light shirt and Aspi‘s cotton version is just the thing to keep cool in hot climates. Also available in plain colors, this batik print has special summer vibes. Made from organic cotton, it’s slim fit, longer in length and has a soft collar – ideal for taking from the beach to the bar.
Assouline Travel From Home Tulum Candle
Known for his lavish travel books, Assouline has also captured the spirit of wanderlust in a new candle collection. The scented candles are housed in ceramic pots and are sure to remind any travel-loving dad of some of his best trips. Different distant destinations are the starting point for different fragrances – from Tulum to Mykonos; Ibiza to Marrakech. Inspired by Assouline’s bestseller Travel Series title, the candles were created by the famous perfumer Jérôme Epinette. The Tulum Gypset candle, for example, aims to capture the mystical ambiance of Mexico’s favorite boho destination. Earthy aromas of eucalyptus, clary sage and black pepper are blended with clary sage, black amber and spicy cardamom to transport it to an idyllic Caribbean coast.
This practical gift is ideal for the wanderer heading for the sun. Made by a South African artisan brand MungoThe beach towel is made of 100% organic cotton and is woven on looms in Mungo Mill in Plettenberg Bay. Folly is named after the quaint town of Folly Beach, South Carolina, south of Charleston, where Mungo founded his American Internet network. shop. The brand also contributes 1% of its annual turnover to our Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative, MOVEwhich seeks to protect the environment and empower the people of the Plettenberg Bay community.
Audio-Technica wireless headphones
Ideal for listening to music, podcasts or audiobooks while on the go, these lightweight headphones offer advanced sound quality based on Audio-Technicadecades of sound knowledge. The ATH-SQ1TW features a splash-proof design and clear, powerful sound. They come with low latency mode to ensure minimal lag and perfect sync, whether dad is enjoying music, games or videos.
Bang & Olufsen Beosound Explore
Designed for outdoor living, Bang & OlufsenBeosound Explore is the perfect gift for any remote adventurer. The speaker combines a robust exterior with the brand’s distinctive Scandinavian design. It offers up to 27 hours of play time so it can be used all day without needing a power supply.
Briggs & Riley Expandable Essentials Kit
This very stylish toiletry bag Briggs & Riley it’s roomy enough for all of dad’s essentials the next time he’s roaming the planet. An expandable compartment gives an extra 1.5 inches of depth to fit everything he needs, while the PVC-lined main compartment is easy to keep clean. It can also be personalized with initials, making it a gift that keeps on giving.
Smythson Weekender Bag in Taupe Panama
Ideal for a weekend vacation or a business trip is this ‘investment’ bag from Smythson. Guaranteed to be the ultimate travel companion, it’s big enough to fit everything he needs for a few days. It has handy compartments for a laptop and passport inside, and also comes with a luggage tag and a removable shoulder strap. It’s made from Smythson’s signature grosgrain leather and is sure to get better with age – just like dad.
Eberjey Henry Tencel Modal Short PJ Set
These smart PJs from the luxury brand Eberjey they look so good that they can be worn in transit on long flights or, equally, for relaxing when you arrive at your destination. Made from soft and sustainable Tencel Modal fabric, they are designed to be durable and breathable, keeping you cool in hot climates or warm nights. They offer the perfect comforting loungewear when you’re away from home.
BlooBloom The Maestro Sunglasses in Havana
BloobloomMaestro sunglasses in a sculptural style are the ultimate travel accessory for explorers. The frame is traditionally handcrafted from Italian acetate, through 50 stages of production, and has an artisan appeal. This is a great gift for someone with a social conscience, as Bloobloom gives away a pair of glasses to someone in need for every pair purchased. That means he can watch and feel good.
From £95, bloobloom.com
Evening set of fine fragrances Aman
Suitable for those discerning travelers who are fans of the ‘high life’, The man Evening Set is an opulent duo of unisex fragrances from luxury hotel brand Aman, known for its curated collection of resorts and hotels located in some of the world’s most iconic locations. Alta, inspired by Aman New York, has a woody base with accents of patchouli, geranium and saffron. Umbr, meanwhile, is a nod to Aman Venice, with a heart of orange blossom and rose with black pepper and leather accents. Just one spritz will transport him to blissful places, even when he’s not ‘on the road’.
New modern skin care line, Soho Skin, is the latest launch from the innovative Soho House group, created to meet the skincare needs of its members’ busy lifestyles. The collection of genderless essentials includes a night cream, which is ideal for use on long trips. It is formulated with anti-inflammatory oat oil to improve elasticity, as well as hyaluronic acid to hydrate and tighten the skin. Biocompatible ingredients help the skin’s renewal and recovery processes, so that – no matter how long you’ve traveled – you’ll wake up healthy and awake.
100 dollars, sohoskin.com
Ikks Sweatshirt with embroidered chest
Keep him comfortable on a long flight with this urban-style sweatshirt from the French brand Ikks. This timeless yet elegant piece will fit perfectly into anyone’s everyday wardrobe and is the perfect travel item to keep you warm on the go. It has an embroidered inscription on the front, with the slogan ‘slow happiness’ – perfect for today’s savvy traveller.
Inspired by the apothecaries of the past, based in London an anatomistThe travel set has four unisex skin products that are small in size to use when you’re away. The shower gel, shampoo, conditioner and body moisturizer are made with essential oils to help you relax at the end of a busy day or energize you in the morning. Essential oils and natural ingredients are also specially selected to nourish and restore skin and hair.
Nice notebook Lochby, a brand whose founder has experience in the US military, can be used as a planner, diary and sketchbook and is just the thing for those men who want to ‘record’ their next adventure. The refillable case features a Dot Gridd Refill pad made from quality Tomoe River paper and is a thoughtful gift for any hardy explorer.
Forbes – Lifestyle