Any dad would be lucky to receive this super-cool bike that can be customised for comfort.
Classic bike with leather saddle, from $624,
“There’s a joke in my family about my Dad and his beloved porch. I think he could do with a new chair out there. This one’s in a range of great colours.”
Claire Bradley, editor: Alessi ‘Piana’ chair by David Chipperfield, $285, .
A set of essential tools for the modern dad. These tools are as beautiful as they are useful and are sure to get any dad excited about fixing and building!
Areaware sustainably harvested wooden tool set by Jonas Damon, $175 for four pieces,
Give your dad a taste of Sardinia on Father's Day with this cookbook filled with delicious recipes by Giovanni Pilu and Roberta Mui.
A Sardinian Cookbook, $49.95, .
"Look, you just can't have a Father's Day without socks. My partner is fastidious about his socks, so every year I try to buy him a fancy new pair to rock out in with our daughter Edie. It also goes a little way to make up for all the hundreds I've stolen over the years.This year it's a pair of these Happy Socks! Great patterns, cute colours and a Swedish pedigree that any sock-aphile will be impressed by,"
Clare Patience, Inside Out associate editor: Socks, from $19.95 each,
"'My father is very difficult to buy for so I generally go for things that are small and useful that he can have somewhere in his office (where he spends most of his time!). I love the simplicity of this concrete and brass paperweight from Studio Kyss and I think he will too."
Joseph Gardner, Inside Out market editor, House paperweight (Brass/Copper), $100.00,
"My dad is a pilot so this laptop bag is not only perfect for his laptop but will also carry his flying books, bits and bobs."
Kate Holcombe, Inside Out editorial coordinator, Wool Blend laptop bag, $79.95,
"I definitely get my hoarding streak from my dad; so for Father's Day, I think he'd enjoy a smart organiser to keep all his collected bits and pieces from running loose. This oak tray from Present & Correct would do the trick nicely."
Lee Tran Lam, Inside Out managing editor, Oak Archive Tray, £95,
"My dad has just retired and has started to show an interest in finer red wines. A decanter will help him enjoy them as they greatly enhance the flavours. I like the simple design of this red wine decanter, it's a classic none fussy style, perfect for dad."
Rachel Pink, senior designer, iittala decanter 190cl, $125.00,
"Brighten up Dad's work week with these stylish and colourful shoelaces. Featuring the Iceman (white), George (racing green), Jordan (caramel), Max (green) and Leroy (grey) this 5-pack is a bargain at $35."
Sophie Taylor, Inside Out designer, 5-pack of shoe laces, $35,
"My dad doesn't like a huge fuss on Father's Day, so I usually opt for something he wouldn't think to get himself. This year, an everyday luxury, like this woody-scented after-shave balm from Crabtree & Evelyn, is perfect."
Virginia Jen, chief sub editor, Sandalwood aromatic after-shave balm, $40,
"For the dad who has everything…except a pocket square"
Aleksandra Beare, creative director, bandana pocket square, $39.95,
A professional quality, stainless steel corkscrew combines a screw, serrated foilcutter and bottle opener. The exclusive two–step design makes pulling corks easier than ever. Happy Father's Day!
WT110 Waiter’s Friend in Wood $50.00,
Thanks to the especially hard bristles, dirt is particularly easy to remove from your garden tools. The long handle protects you against injuries on sharp edges or, for example, lawnmower blades.
Redecker Garden Brush with Scraper, $19.95,
Does your dad have stars in his eyes? Give him this Skywatcher Telescope so he can see Saturn, Jupiter and even some deep space objects! It also comes with a handy collapsible frame.
Australian Geographic Skywatcher 130 Dobsonian Telescope, $269.95,
Why use plastic cups when you can use these? Made of stainless steel these pint cups are durable, versatile, reusable, and dishwasher safe. Throw a stack in your picnic basket or clip one on your backpack; the durabilty means they are ideal for outdoor activities like camping, boating or hiking. Plus, you'll know you are doing your bit for the environment.
Pint Cups, Silicone rings sold separately, $39.95 for 4,
The Impossible Instant Lab will transform any photo on your Apple device into an instant photo in the style of old Polaroid cameras! The lab easily collapses down to make it simple and portable, say cheese!
The Impossible Instant Lab, US$189,
From the diffusion range by Bang and Olufsen comes this portable music system that plays music wirelessly from your iPod, iPhone, iPad or Mac and can be wired from any other smartphone or PC. Simply wait for a song to finish, choose the Beolit 12 speaker from any iPhone and control the next song; this is serious sound quality in a super stylish package.
Beolit 12 portable music system, $990,
Apart from being the world’s smallest, lightest interchangeable lens camera, this offering from Pentax has the added bonus of coming in 100 colour combinations so dad can customise to his heart's content! Key features include a 12.4 megapixel back-illuminated CMOS sensor and Full HD video recording.
Pentax Q-10 interchangeable lens camera, $499, Pentax
Apart from the backyard, patio or poolside this barbeque is perfect for compact living spaces including apartment balconies.Two independently operated stainless steel burners provide cooking flexibility and control. The high dome cast aluminium roasting hood has the capacity for cooking roasts including chicken or a standing rib roast - it will even roast a whole turkey!
Twin Grill Natural Gas Model in Gunmetal Grey and Chilli Red by Ziegler & Brown, $459,
Encased in a luxurious gold coloured glass vessel this candle has fragrance notes of smoky bergamot, African violet, leather and spices. Made from a premium soy wax blend, three lead free wicks and with approximately 100 hours of burn time.
St Germain Triple Wick Candle by Ralph Lauren Home, $150,
Good morning! This espresso machine features a steady low pressure pre-infusion to gently expand the grinds then steps up to high pressure for an even extraction. Perfecto!
Breville Infuser espresso machine in black sesame, $549.95,
Is this the ultimate travel wallet? Made from buffalo leather, it's super soft and will help keep dad super organised.
Hanover travel wallet, $125.00,
Fully adjustable with a padded head band for great comfort these earmuffs provide protection from lawn mowers, chain saws and most power tools to keep dad's ears safe.
STIHL ComfortMAX homeowner earmuffs, $35,
Head outdoors with dad for some stylish entertaining with this 3-in-1 cooler, cocktail table and coffee table!
Big W Keter Cool Bar, $68,
Keep mosquitos at bay with these wristbands that offer natural protection 24 hours a day for 30 days. Each band and clip comes with two pellets and are available in a wide range of colours.
Give dad a trip down memory lane (but keep him up to date) with this modern redesign of a 1958 traditional high-end radio which features Digital Radio and Bluetooth.
Heritage Bluetooth Digital Radio, $249,
Your dad will feel like he's in the film or on the field with this amazing TV featuring outstanding picture quality plus rich content from the 2013 Smart TV range including the latest in sport, movies and TV shows, Foxtel and Quickflix.
Samsung 55 inch F8000, $4,199,