Need some inspiration? Read Fort Kinnaird’s gift guide
It’s Father’s Day on Sunday 19th June. To mark the day, we’ve put together some of the most inspired ideas for gifts, food, drink and experiences at Fort Kinnaird.
From the best independent places for lunch and brunch via tech gifts, men’s grooming, spring/summer 2022 fashion trends and original ideas for presents, here’s your go-to guide to making this Father’s Day one to remember.
Father’s Day fashion buys
Some of the biggest trends in menswear for summer 2022 are classic pieces (cardigan, tapered trousers) mixed in with bright blast of tropical colours, long shorts for summer and loafers alongside pristine old-school sneakers. With the wedding calendar back in full swing this year, he might also be in need of a new suit (textures and tonal shades are leading the way this season).
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For sharp tailoring, Next and Marks & Spencer are all you need for suits, ties and shirts and wardrobe essentials such as neat polo shirts, lightweight summer trousers and sliders. Find this season’s breakout pieces such as neon T-shirts and colour blocked hoodies at River Island, Primark, H&M and New Look.
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H Samuel has beautiful watches for every style while Mountain Warehouse is exceptional for hikers and walkers. If you’re looking for sneakers, Schuh, Office and JD Sports feature adidas, Nike and more while Clarks remains a go-to for enduring smart boots, shoes and sandals for men.
Tech gifts for him
Back in April, Apple announced the updated iPhone SE, Mac Studio, Mac Studio Display and an upgraded iPad Air while the new Beats Fit Pro are ideal for runners. Samsung has also recently launched the Galaxy S22 and S22+ that feature dynamic cameras with advanced intelligent image processing and the first-ever 4nm processor on a Galaxy smartphone. Argos, Currys, EE&BT, O2 and Three all offer incredible deals.
Lunch, brunch and dinner ideas
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Fancy a day out? Or a night off? Whether you’re making it a family occasion or are parents escaping for the day, Fort Kinnaird has a huge array of cafes, fast food and restaurants for every occasion.
For a laidback lunch, Five Guys, wagamama and Nando’s never fail to hit the spot for family days out while Pizza Express, Fridays for steaks and cocktails and Frankie & Benny’s BBQ are the best places for dinner after dark.
Original gifts for Father’s Day
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For coffee machines, Amazon Echos or Bluetooth stereos, Argos has a huge range of gift ideas for Father’s Day 2022. Be inspired by this year’s must-read books at Waterstones, find gaming delights at Game or Hotel Chocolat is the perfect place for kids to go shopping themselves and find chocolate slabs and sharing boxes featuring Fudge Sundaes, Chocolate Orange Pots and White Macarons for dad. If you’re looking for your partner, there is drinking chocolate, coffee pairings and unexpected salted caramel vodka and Chateau Chocolat red wine.
Grooming gifts for Father’s Day
If he wants to reboot his skincare regime, Boots and Superdrug are always great stores for shaving kits, body washes and Father’s Day special offers while TK Maxx’s cosmetics and men’s grooming department always have brilliant finds for clipper sets and washbags. Guy & Beard is the new independent barbers on site and offers everything from a hot towel shave to eyebrow threading.
Memberships and more
Want to get him something a bit different? Memberships are literally the gifts that keep giving: PureGym is open 24 hours a day with personal trainers, classes and high-spec equipment – with all memberships here. Meanwhile, head to the Odeon for vouchers (give the gift of downtime in front of the big screen) or enjoy a night out together with a meal and a movie. Genius.