Need some inspiration? Read Whiteley’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 Whiteley.
From the best places for lunch and brunch to days out at Cineworld and Rock Up via tech gifts, men’s grooming, spring/summer 2022 fashion trends at Next, H&M, River Island, schuh and Marks & Spencer and original ideas for presents, here’s your go-to guide for Father’s Day.
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, head to Moss Bros and Next – they’ll also be able to do alterations for the perfect fit. Marks & Spencer is also the inspired place to find wardrobe essentials such as neat polo shirts, lightweight summer trousers and sliders while Ernest Jones and Beaverbrooks have beautiful watches for every style.
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For breakout pieces such as neon T-shirts, summer bucket hats and colour blocked hoodies then H&M and River Island have you covered. If you’re looking for sneakers and brogues, Clarks, schuh and JD Sports have every brand under the sun – from adidas to Veja.
Lunch, brunch and dinner ideas
Fancy a day out? Or a night off? Whether you’re making it a family occasion or are parents escaping for the day, Whiteley has a huge selection of bars, fast food and restaurants for every occasion.
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For a laidback lunch, Five Guys and Nando’s never fail to hit the spot. Frankie & Benny’s do burgers, BBQ, wings and pizza or grab noodles and bao buns at wagamama. For an all-day breakfast head to Bar + Block – they also serve up seasonal cocktails, incredible Sunday roasts for Father’s Day afternoon and excellent kids’ menus.
For evening, head to the newly opened Baja Mexicali where they serve up Mexi-Cali: tacos, burritos, quesadillas, asada fries, churros, agua frescas, margaritas and Mexican hot chocolate.
Grooming gifts for Father’s Day
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If he wants to reboot his skincare regime, The Body Shop do vegan-friendly argan soaps, hair styling and Pamper Me Please Face Mask Kits. Boots and Superdrug are always great stores for shaving kits, body washes and Father’s Day special offers while Barbers On The Square cut, style and beard trim with cold beers on the side.
Gift cards and experiences
Movie and a meal? Or give him Cineworld vouchers so he can disappear to the big screen for some down time. Rock Up is a climbing centre for all ages – and the perfect gift for kids who want to make a family day of it – buy vouchers here.