Your Father’s Day gift, sorted
Alert, alert, alert: it’s Father’s Day on Sunday 17 June. If buying him a pint won’t quite cut it then you need the Muddy guide to the coolest presents around for daddy dearest.
How cool is this? It’s called the Pizza Box - ideal for summer BBQs and all dads who like to man the flames. Unlike most unwieldy outdoor ovens, this sleek box pops straight onto the grill and heats up in minutes, and we think it’s great value too.
For high-brow dads, these hilarious socks feature the faces of historic figures from Frida Callus and Sole-Adore Dali, to Prof Brian Sox and Stephen Toeking. Quick! Buy in bulk before the genius designer gets snapped up by GUCCI.
HIS & HIS
Like father, like son will never be truer when they're in these matching swim shorts from Robert & Son. The classic cut comes in a range of patterns including palm trees, octopuses, feathers, seahorses and more. Sweeeeet!
£30 - £60
One for thrill seekers. Buy him this gift card for Xscape in Milton Keynes for his perfect day out while you leg it to the shops. It's valid for the immersive video gaming experience Rush VR, indoor skydiving at i-Fly (which is amazzzzzing btw) and food and drink options including Cocina and Wagamama.
£5 - £500
HIT THE DECKS
Vinyl is making a comeback, so let dad dust off his favourite albums *hides Status Quo* and listen to the unrivalled sound of this vintage briefcase record player. Added bonus: it's one piece of technology he can actually work himself without asking for help from the kids.
Long gone are the days where a man's beauty regime consisted of slapping on a bit of Old Spice. Now there are more products and processes than you can shake a, ahem, walking stick at. Ease dad in gently with this limited edition post-shave mist from super-cool brand Harry's.
FIX UP, LOOK SHARP
Every dad has rocked a denim shirt at some point in his life - but ditch all thoughts of oversized Canadian suits, this cool button down from TWC will drag him straight into the twenty-first century (whilst the 'aged wash' will make him feel like it's still 1990).
A STERLING JOB
You can't go wrong with timeless pair of silver cufflinks. Pick up this Fred Bennett pair from Muddy fave Biagio and engrave them with your children's initials - it will bring a tear to the eye of even the sternest of fathers.
A fave amongst celebrities, Moscot has teamed up with END to bring us these exclusive 'geek chic' sunnies of the season. Buy them for your partner, from the kids and he'll look like Johnny Depp in no time - well we can hope, can't we?
STYLE & SUBSTANCE
This sleek khaki backpack from Oxford Westgate's Burrows & Hare ticks all the relevant boxes - a comfortable padded back, with plenty of room for 'man stuff' and made from Cordura certified fabric to withstand wear and tear.
Desmond & Dempsey is the hottest pyjama label around and it's not hard to see why. Made from lightweight premium cotton and inspired by Moroccan landscapes, this Atlas print shirt with matching bottoms screams luxury. You can even personalise your D&D's with bespoke monogramming!
HOP TO IT
Me man! Make beer! This home-brewing kit comes with all the ingredients and equipment you need to make ale, IPA or stout - just add three hours of spare time. Well, they do say good things come to those who wait.
NO STRINGS ATTACHED
A dad is like a kid in a candy store when it comes to gadgets - and here's one he won't have yet! These new wireless Bose earphones are water-resistant, have five hours of battery life and engineered to stay in place. In other words: hours of fun.
Words: Sophie Hadjikyriacos