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Friday, June 14, 2013

Fathers can be a little hard to shop for. But, if you’re planning on getting your dad another tie this year, we beg you to stop! Instead, take a look at some of the fun and thoughtful presents Rhea Dhanbhoora & Priyanka Singh have lined up for you

Help Him Suit Up
We love the Father’s Day collection from Blackberry’s. Pick up this formal and trendy jacket from their range.
Price Rs 1,395 to Rs 21,995

Groom Your Dad
A grooming kit is often a luxury buy, so what better occasion than Father’s Day to get your dad a great one. This Remington Grooming Kit is available at a great price from www.snapdeal.com.
Price Rs 4,399

Personalised Lighters
A personalised lighter from Zippo is a great Father’s Day gift.
Price Rs 1,355 onwards
Where Authorised Zippo dealers or www.zippo.com

Crisp & Fruity
This crisp Riesling from Aspri’s Black Tower collection of German wine has ripe fruit flavours that we’re sure dad will love.
Price Rs 1,295
Where Major retail outlets across the city

For Cricket Buff Dads
Is your dad a big cricket buff? If so, he’ll be happy to get FigurActive’s new cricket figurines. They are available at all major shops around the city.
Price Rs 169

Watch Out
Watches are always a great gift. Pick up this two-tone one from Marc Ecko.
Price Rs 9,450

Stylish Wallets
We love Da Milano’s wallets and we’re sure your dad will too!
Price Rs 1,999

Just For Men
With a 20% discount on the men’s range, The Body Shop is offering a great range of gift boxes that are perfect for dad.
Price Rs 4,885

Manly Beauty Regimes
Nivea has a great men’s range that makes a great gift option. Pick a few of their products to make your own goodie basket for your father.
Price Rs 95 to Rs 249

Luxury Style
If your stylish dad loves brands, he’ll appreciate this Alexander McQueen hat from www.kitsch.in.
Price On request

Stylish Rainwear
Want dad to step out in style this monsoon? Pick up these stylish rain shoes from Crocs’ new collection.
Price Rs 4,995

Affordable scent
If your dad’s a big kid at heart, he’ll love this Lego inspired mug from www.whysoserious.com will be right up his alley.
Price Rs 1,599

Write Right
The Crystalline USB Pen,doubles as a pen and a 4GB USB. The body is filled with 200 shimmering night crystals and we think it’s the perfect gift.
Price Rs 4,750

Time to Splurge
If you think you can afford it, nothing beats this gorgeous Mont Blanc watch from their Father’s Day collection.
Price On request

Smooth Shaves
Shaving gels might seem boring, but your father will love this luxurious and protective one from Thalgo
Price Rs 1,220

Affordable scents
Ralph Lauren’s Big Pony men’s collection has a great range of scents. Instead of trying to pick one, get your dad this great pack of all four.
Price Rs 3,000

Quirky Ties
We know we said no ties, but this isn’t an ordinary tie. The tanjore instrument printed tie from www.crafstvilla.com is a great gift for quirky dads.
Price Rs 900

With stand up comedy by Daniel Fernandes, Vipul Goyal and Neeta Palta, the Canvas Laughter Factory show promises to be a hoot.
When June 16, 8.30pm
Where Palladium, Lower Parel
Contact www.bookmyshow.in Tickets Rs 600

PAINTBALL WITH YOUR FATHER: High Street Phoenix is organising a Paintball event with actor Chetan Hansraj’s adventure company, Action Paintball. It’s a great bonding activity for you and dad.
Where High Street Phoenix, Lower Parel
Contact www.actionpaintball.in

Style his Dessert
Piccoli Tortini is giving you the chance to turn into dessert stylists with the help of Priya Laxman, with a special 30% discount included.
When June 16, 12am to 10pm
Where Hill Road, Bandra (W)
Contact 69996065

FOOD WISE Does dad love to eat? Then we suggest taking him for some of these special Father’s Day treats.

LPQ’s special brunch
Treat your father to a special brunch in his honour this weekend. Le Pain Quotidien is hosting a special Father’s Day Brunch, with unlimited food and drink from a brand new menu. Priced at `1,450 (alcohol). `1,250 (without alcohol) and `900 (for children below the age of 12), the brunch also includes a 20% discount voucher to use on subsequent visits and a 25% Barista discount for children who accompany their dads for the brunch.
When June 16
Where LPQ outlets across the city

Treat Your Dad to Special Pizza
Celebrate your special day with dad at Pizza Metro Pizza, where they’ve introduced a Super Daddy Pizza. Your dad can choose from a range of toppings such as black olives, mushrooms, sausages, meatballs, sweet peppers, salami and more. You can add up to five toppings per pizza! The pizza costs just `595.
When June 16
Where Jharna Apartments, Dr B R Ambedkar Road, Bandra (W)
Contact 65993333/ 65993334


From spa deals to fitness offers, adventure experiences and shopping deals, here are a few ideas to help make father feel special.

Armani Jeans
If you’re planning on splurging, what better place to shop than Armani Jeans? Shop at the store and get two movie tickets on every purchase. So your dad gets a gift and time to spend with you.
Where Infiniti Mall, Link Road, Malad (W)

My Gym
Does your father complain about how troublesome it is to stay fit? My Gym is offering a free trial class at the gym with games, tumbling and other physical activities for dads who attend with their children. Add some snacks to the mix and it’s a win-win situation!
When June 16, from 12pm to 1.30pm
Where The Silver Pearl, 402 4th Floor, Waterfield Road, Bandra (W)
Contact 9619969496

There’s nothing better than an experimental gift for dad this Father’s Day. From para-motoring to golf coaching, wine tasting and bungee jumping, there’s a lot of reasons to log on and tailor make a memorable experience for your dad. They send the gift in a luxury box, with your personal message. And don’t worry, the vouchers are all valid for 12 months and you can exchange them for other experiences too.
Where www.delightgifts.in

Richfeel Spa
Make your dad feel special with some specially designed therapy from Richfeel. The spa has designed unique sports therapies to help men stay stress free and ease muscular stiffness. Head over with dad to help him relax and rejuvenate. Prices of the therapy differs so contact them for more details.
When Ongoing
Where Sagar Mansion, 40 Bhulabhai Desai Road
Contact [email protected]

Iosis Spa
Iosis has designed special therapies for men to help them relax. There are traditional Thai massages and Deep tissue massages available. Contact them for pricing and other details.
Where Outlets at Khar, Andheri and Ghatkopar
Contact www.iosiswellness.com

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