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Our Ultimate Father’s Day Gift Guide

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It’s Father’s Day, but that doesn’t have to mean the usual parade of gift-giving suspects—socks, ties, and BBQ tools. Amp up your offerings this weekend with pieces that allow Dad to break out of his chains—and chinos.

Paul & Shark Knitted Polo Shirt

Paul & Shark—named after a rare sail used in old square rigger ships—can trace its roots from a 1921-era woolen mill outside Milan to its modern day nautical-inspired Italian-made line-up that goes from office to yacht in one easy organic-cotton-knitted polo shirt. Harryrosen.com

Spa by JW Marriott Parq Vancouver

Unwind from a hard day’s work with a men’s facial at the Spa by JW. Harnessing the power of essential oils, this facial targets issues specific to men such as ingrown hairs and larger pores. Spa by JW

Tom Ford Leather T Buckle Belt

When he needs to tighten his belt, but loosen his purse strings, there’s the Tom Ford Leather T Buckle Belt, which balances equal parts utilitarian purpose and elegant cool. Holtrenfrew.com

The Sommelier

When you simply can’t wait an hour to decant your favourite Brunello, plug in The Sommelier by Breville. In just one minute, the appliance infuses 90 per cent pure oxygen into its glass decanter for perfect imbibing; a guided app offers precise decanting time based on the wine’s country, region, grape varietal, and vintage. Breville.ca

Porsche Office Chair

If you can’t get Dad a Porsche 911, bring the Porsche to him with the Masterpieces Collection Office Chair. Made from an original 911 sports seat, the chair is available in six types of leather and 15 colours of thread, all customized to his specs. Porscheaccessories.ca

Hermès Pocket Square

Prized silk from Hermès isn’t always the domain of the missus as this Tete-a-Tete Equestre pocket square by Ann-Margot Ramstein proves. Hermes.com

Catch & Cook Package

The Ultimate Feast & Fish adventure takes Dad from Tofino’s coastal waters with Tonquin Fishing Charters to the award-winning Wolf In The Fog restaurant, where Chef Nick Nutting will cook up your father’s catch. From the calm coves of Clayoquot Sound to an exclusive multi-course, family-style dinner on terra firma, it’s the perfect experience for the aspirational seaman. Wolfinthefog.com

ASICS x Reigning Champ Kyoto Edition Birch Jacket

The sleek minimalism of boxing/fashion brand Reigning Champ joins forces with the old-school nerd-cool Asics to produce a jacket built for performance—even if it’s performing winter BBQ duties. Portable and light without being flimsy, the Asics Kyoto Edition light jacket’s grey-white colour evokes a moody Pacific Northwest scene—and drops for sale June 15. Reigningchamp.com

Paco Rabanne

Paco Rabanne, the enfant terrible of the 1960s French fashion world, may have retired in 1999, but house designer since 2013, Julien Dossena (a disciple of Nicolas Ghesquiere from Louis Vuitton and Balenciaga) has been bringing some of Rabane’s most exciting work to the fore. This month, the famed fragrance house launches the Paco Rabanne One Million X Pac Man Collectors Edition featuring top notes of grapefruit and mint, with base notes of spicy leather and amber. Sephora.ca

MCM Vintage Visetos Canvas Golf Bag

Give the golfing fanatic in your life timeless luxury on the links with the MCM vintage Cognac Visetos canvas golf bag. No green jacket required. Nordstrom.com


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June 14, 2019