1. Wallet, $160, from Rabeanco
New wallet, new wealth! Okay, maybe we can’t promise a windfall, but think of how happy your dad will be to finally get a wallet that can replace his old wallet.
2. Oud Wood EDP (50 ml), $259, from Tom Ford Fragrances
Every man needs an evening fragrance, and it should be something a little more special, and that’s why we recommend giving him this EDP from Tom Ford. With warm, woody oud and rosewood notes that open up to spicy top notes of szechuan pepper and sandalwood, a little spritz of this is all he needs to feel like James Bond after dark.
3. Bag, $13.90, from Zalora
A stylish work bag need not cost a bomb, and this minimalist messenger bag does the trick nicely.
4. Sunglasses, $138, from Zoff
Your dashing dad deserves a pair of sunglasses that are equally suave, which is why these aviator shades will make the perfect gift for him.
5. Shirt, $510, from 45R
He probably has enough white shirts to last a lifetime, so instead of another work shirt, consider a safari shirt instead. It’s casual without looking sloppy, and can be worn for smart casual events as well.
6. Primeknit t-shirt, $90, from Adidas
The worst thing a man could have when he’s exercising is a t-shirt that does zilch to help improve his workout, so relieve dad of his baggy, non-absorbent tees with this running tee that promises to keep him well-ventilated and sweat-free.
7. Blue Energy Essence In Lotion (125ml), $45, from Laneige Homme
Formulated to care for male skin hollistically, this lotion alleviates tired looking skin, revitalize his complexion and reduce the appearance of fine lines. All in all, don’t be surprised if dad looks years younger after using this.
8. Watch, $269, from Fossil
A wristwatch is an essential for every man, but instead of getting him another dull black watch, try navy instead. It’s got the same versatility, but the rich deep blue will still look timeless without feeling repetitive.
9. Polo tee, $148, from Maison Kitsune at kapok Singapore
Never underestimate the potential of a good polo tee. Not only does it look smarter than a plain t-shirt, he can also wear it to work with a pair of well-tailored trousers and a smart jacket.
10. Shoes, $120, from Nike
Say no to dad shoes, and say yes to more stylish sneakers that are discreet enough that he won’t draw attention to himself, but cool enough to be worn with his weekend jeans.