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20 Father’s Day Gifts for the Dad Who Loves Fancy Things

Father’s Day is an opportunity to show your dad how much you appreciate him, and everything he does. If your dad is particularly hard to buy for then don’t worry. We’ve put together a list of some of the most extravagant Father’s Day gifts – so that this Father’s Day –your dad will feel like the luckiest father in the world.

The Coffee Lover

Lelit Victoria Espresso Machine

If he takes his morning brew as seriously as we do – then he’s bound to love the ultra-stylish and surprisingly compact Lelit Victoria Espresso Machine. With its powerful technology, smart boiler refill setting and generous boiler capacity, the Lelit Victoria squeezes a whole lot of functionality into a stunningly compact machine.

Image: Lelit Victoria, $1,699.00 | Source: Amazon

Ember Travel Mug

Designed for people who like their coffee hot, the 355ml smart Ember Travel Mug allows you to set your mug’s exact temperature from your smartphone. Lasting for up to three hours, this savvy mug is guaranteed to change the way your dad enjoys his morning brew.

Image: Ember Travel Mug A$300.00 | Source: Ember

Versace Vintage Print Animal Mug

The latest fine porcelain collection from Versace and Rosenthal fuses the iconic Jungle print with animal patterns and Medusa accents. This Versace mug is sure to brighten up any dad’s day and even his office space.

Image: Versace Vintage Print Animal Mug $299.00 | Source: David Jones

The Active Dad

Frey EX Electric Bike

If your dad’s always keeping active then he will love this Frey EX electric bike. Designed for trail riding and mountain climbing, your dad is going to particularly appreciate this bike when he’s riding uphill. With a dual battery and a stable suspension system, the Frey EX electric bike is made for adventures.

Daybreakers Fleece Jacket

This super-lightweight full zip design is a must-have. With great full year versatility, this lightweight brushed fleece top works just as well for both sport and casual – perfect for a morning jog or a day at the golf course.

Image: Halley Hanson fleece jacket $120.00 | Source: Halley Hanson

The Gamer

This Babyfoot canvas foosball table will look impressive in any games room – and is sure to make any dad jump with excitment. The Damier Graphite design incorporates high-shine edges that perfectly highlight the design’s geometric shape. With hand-painted players inspired by Louis Vuitton’s famous 1921 LV groom illustration – this is a unique piece your dad will have forever.

Source: The LV Babyfoot Canva $97,000 | Source: Louis Vuitton

Aerin Chess Set

Beautifully presented in a shagreen box with brass detailing, this luxuriously crafted chess set features streamlined black and gold-plated pieces in this wonderfully contemporary update – if he loves a game of chess, he will love this. Its the perfect gift to spoil your dad.

Image: Aerin Chess Set $7,025.00 | Source: AMARA

The Cook

Norman Copenhagen Salt & Pepper Set

The pair of salt & pepper shakers – which has been nicknamed Gordon & Andreas – stands out as having personality, humour and character. The Friends salt & pepper shakers are fun, friendly and eye-catching interpretations of a well-known everyday object. And one cannot help but smile when the two Friends appear at the table – for any dad who loves the kitch, he will love this.

Image: Norman Copenhagen Salt & Pepper Set $69.95 | Source: David Jones

Yaxell Dragon Series

These Japanese knives are not for the faint-hearted cook. Made in Seki, the Japanese capital for sword-making for over 700 years, the Yaxell Dragon knives are still made with techniques used by traditional Japanese swordsmiths. Featuring a classic hammer finish and 37 layers of forged stainless steel, these knives are going to change the way your dad cooks.

Image: Yaxell Dragon Series $900.00 | Source: Kitchen Warehouse

La Crueset Cast Iron Round Casserole

If he considers himself a Jamie Oliver in the kitchen then he’s going to love this Le Creuset pot. A must-have for every home chef, the French cast iron pot is designed for making stews, roasts, soups, casseroles and anything else that you can throw into the pot. Get him this and you might be going over for dinner more than either of you expected.

Image: La Crueset Cast Iron Round Casserole A$320.00 – A$1,100.00 | Source: David Jones

Polito Giotto Wood Fire Pizza Oven with Benchstand

Politos Giotto is a wood-fired pizza oven like no other. It combines stylish, contemporary design with high-quality, Australian-made durability. The result is a lightweight portable pizza oven that looks great and will last a lifetime. At just 148kg, the Giotto is a mobile pizza oven that’s ideal for indoor and outdoor use. Its completely waterproof and weather-proof compact design makes it perfect for small backyards, indoor spaces or cooking on the go.

Image: Polito Giotto Wood-fire Pizza Oven $3,899.00 | Source: Polito Giotto

The well-scented man

Christian Dior Sauvage EDP

Inspired by raw natural elements and wild spaces, Christian Dior’s Sauvage is a unique masculine scent. Combining notes of spice, citrus and wood, this fragrance will have your dad smelling fresh from morning till night.

Image: Christian Dior Sauvage $125.00 60ml | Source: Sephora

Bleu de Chanel EDP

As an ode to masculinity, this Chanel perfume offers men an intensely aromatic and woody fragrance. Housed in the deep blue coloured bottle, the Bleu de Chanel aims to capture a man’s fulfilment and self-confidence. Opening with powerful freshness, the fragrance lingers with notes of New Caledonian sandalwood in a densely sophisticated trail.

Bleu de Chanel EDP $129.00 50ml | Source: Myer

The traveller

Samsonite Magnum ECO suitcase

As one of Samsonite’s newest luggage creations, the suitcase boasts some innovative features. With a lightweight design and next-level security technology, the Magnum Eco is also made of RECYCLEX™ material that is derived from recycled yoghurt cups and recycled PET bottles. With a hardy shell, this case will ensure that your dad’s possessions are protected from the elements, no matter where he happens to take them.

Image: Samsonite Magnum Eco Spinner 75/28 A$549.00 | Source: Samsonite

Maxwell Scott Travel Wallet

If your dad likes to travel in style then the Maxwell Scott leather travel wallet is the gift for him. Handmade in Italy using luxurious vegetable-tanned Italian leather, the A5 sized travel wallet has been designed to last a lifetime, look smart and only improve with age.

The Torrino Leather Travel Wallet A$195.00

The Whiskey Lover

Glenmorangie Grand Vintage Malt 1996

This Grand Vintage Malt 1996 bottle offers a fresh, perfumed nose, with floral notes, coriander and fruity sweetness. Zesty textures lead to tastes of orange and lemon tempered by vanilla, before ginger, sweet chilli and oak shine through. For the dad who appreciates and enjoys a good-quality whiskey – your dad is bound top love this one.

Image: Glenmorangie 1996 Vintage $1,200.00 | Source: David Jones

Suntory Whiskey Yamazaki 18

Japanese whiskeys are all the rage and if your dad hasn’t tried one yet, it’s time to change that. The Yamazaki 18 is Suntory’s flagship single malt whisky and impressively holds the title of the No.1 single malt whisky in Japan. Aged for 18 years, and enriched with notes of mature autumn fruit and Mizunara oak, your dad will be converted in no time.

The Yamazaaki 18 A$1600 | Source: Dekanti

Tom Dixon Whiskey glasses

If you have the whiskey then why not pair it with a designer set of glasses to drink it from. These Tom Dixon Tank Whiskey glasses are made in Poland from mouth-blown glass. Featuring hand-painted copper and the stylish Tom Dixon logo, the glasses will seamlessly fit into any bar cabinet collection.

Image: Tank Whiskey Glasses Copper X2 $125.00 | Source: AMARA

The Timepiece Collector

Patek Philippe Aquanaut Chronograph

Part of this year’s Patek Phillipe Aquanaut relaunch, the new Aquanaut Chronograph models are something special. Made in traditional maritime and military colours, this sporty watch boasts a flyback chronograph movement with a CH 28-520 C calibre and 60-minute counter.

Cartier Tonneau Watch

If your dad’s style is a little more classic then you can’t go past Cartier’s Tonneau. Since its release in 1906, the Tonneau has been a favourite among men of all ages. Shaped like a parenthesis opening on a curved oblong flinqué dial, the watch’s curved shape adds a distinctive element of depth to an otherwise relatively minimalist watch design.

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