Struggling for some gift ideas? Consider some of this gear from some of our favourite brands to give on Father’s Day.
NATIVE UNION JUMP CABLE + PORTABLE CHARGER
For fathers constantly on the go, consider the Jump Cable from Native Union. The Native Union Jump cable is a 2-in-1 charging cable and portable charger, so you can re-stock battery whilst you are on the move or simply use it daily. The portable charger boosts your iPhone with up to 3 hours additional talk time or Internet use. When used with your iPhone, the portable battery will charge simultaneously. The device is lightweight and small enough to fit in your coin pocket.
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MIZU V8 HOT/COLD DRINK BOTTLE
Does your dad need to keep liquids hot for 12 or cold for 18 hours? The Mizu V8 is a BPA free bottle and made from food grade stainless steel. The 800mL size is a perfect desk or work site accompaniment that can be used to pour a few cups of coffee or use to stay hydrated. The V8 is also backed by a lifetime warranty.
SANDQVIST KIM GROUND 13″ LAPTOP BACKPACK
Take a look at this Laptop backpack from Sandqvist. The Kim Ground Laptop Backpack is made from polyester and cotton canvas, making it protective yet lightweight with a minimal aesthetic and premium leather detailing. This bag is very versatile. The main compartment features a padded sleeve that accommodates for up to a 13″ laptop with an additional padded tablet sleeve. An external front pocket allows for stashing smaller items for quick access and it is completely lined with soft grey cotton.
LAMY AL-STAR MEDIUM FOUNTAIN PEN
For the fathers that harken back to the days before computers, Lamy and their fountain pens will always make a good present. The Lamy Al-Star Fountain Pen is made of aluminium and has a black medium steel nib. Featuring a distinctive ergonomic plastic grip, the pen also comes with a LAMY T 10 Blue ink cartridge to get you started. The grip is also transparent, offering a sneak peek into the mechanical interior.
The Orbikey is a handy carry option that transforms your messy bundle of keys into a silent, neat stack. It has a tightly woven water-resistant canvas with leather reinforcement and can hold between 2-7 standard keys or tools. Orbitkey is fully customisable and can also hold accessories such as the Orbitkey 2.0 Bottle Opener, Orbitkey 2.0 Multi Tool and Orbitkey 2.0 USB keys.
Vinta is a new brand that promises to produce authentic camera bags and travel gear made for the modern traveller and photographer. The Vinta S Series is a travel and camera bag designed to be different. Originally launched on Kickstarter, the S Series raised over $78,000 and is now in major production. Not just a backpack, the S Series is equipped for everyday adventures.
orbit key finder
The ORBIT Key Finder is the newest tracking device to enter the market. Crafted from anodised aluminium, the ORBIT features a replaceable battery, battery life indicator and a selfie remote. If you are out of range from your ORBIT, the last seen location will be shown on the map through the ORBIT app. You can also make your phone ring using ORBIT to locate it if you are in range.
Klean Kanteen Vacuum Insulated 473ml Tumbler Coffee Cup
The Insulated Klean Kanteen Tumbler is the perfect choice for the father that frequently takes coffee (or beer) on the go. Made from durable 18/8 food grade stainless steel, the 16oz (473ml) Insulated Tumbler is designed to last and travel safely where glass can’t go. The tumbler has double-wall vacuum insulation and also features electropolished stainless steel that doesn’t impart or retain flavours.
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Simple Watch co
Simple Watch Co. watches are clean, minimalist timepieces that will never go out of style. The focus on quality is evident in its features; the weight of the bezel, the premium feel of the vegetable tanned leather band and the strength of the scratch resistant sapphire glass. The Kent has a 42mm case, minimal flat dial and is also water resistant.
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The Bellroy Hide & Seek Wallet is one of the brand’s most popular and longest running styles. The RFID version of the Hide & Seek has been specifically designed to keep your personal and financial details secure. Like Bellroy’s original Hide & Seek Wallet, the RFID version comes equipped with four quick access card slots, a hidden coin compartment and a premium-vegetable tanned leather finish.
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