We’ve whipped up some gifting ideas for your papa. Gifts you’ll be happy to give, and he’ll love to receive…

Light up

Newport Lighting Concepts and Design has a range of trendy desk lamps (the Anglepoise Light by Paul Smith and the Spider Desk Lamp by Oluce) that’s perfect for both home offices and work desks.

Anglepoise Light

Spider Desk Lamp

Sit comfortably

After a long tiresome day there’s nothing like putting your feet up. Your dad will love this Brown Leather Pouffe (with Eight Patch Top) from Weylandts.

Brown Leather Pouffe

Outdoor love

The Aliante Hanging Cocoon in safari brown from Mobelli Furniture + Living is perfect for dad to relax in in the winter sun with his favourite book.

Aliante Hanging Cocoon

Serious sound

Bringing the cinema experience to the comfort of dad’s lounge/TV room, the Polk Signa Solo, the Universal Home Theatre Soundbar from Homemation, features patented SDA digital surround techonology, offering a multidimensional listening experience. Available from select Hifi Corp and Sounds Great stores as well as Tafelberg Furnishers in Cape Town.

Polk Signa Solo

A snug fit

The Emily blanket in navy from Volpes will ensure that Dad is kept warm throughout winter. Its cable knit adds texture, while the soft, thick Sherpa fabric (which resembles sheepskin) on the reverse provides extra warmth for icy nights.

Emily blanket

Sip in style

For the papa who loves his espresso, this gorgeous stoneware tapas espresso mug set from Country Road will get his day off to a good start.

Stoneware tapas espresso mug set

Perfect pair

Masculine in design, this efficient carving knife and fork (set) from Woolworths makes dad’s job of carving the Sunday roast super easy.

Woolworths carving set

Caffeine addict

Keeping your coffee and/or tea capsules all neatly organised, Humble + Mash’s capsule holder from Yuppiechef.com is made from stainless steel, stores 24 pods and even has a central teaspoon or sugar storage facility.

Humble + Mash capsule holder

Wise on whiskey

For the whiskey connoisseur, these Sagaform Whiskey Stones (nine-piece set) from Banks Kitchen Boutique make for the ideal gift. Ensuring that dad’s favourite tipple remains perfectly chilled and completely undiluted, the marble-recycled cubes give new meaning to “on the rocks”.

Sagaform Whiskey Stones

French flair

If your dad can do more than just fry an egg (and even if only that), then you won’t go wrong with one of Le Creuset’s grill and fry pans. Inspire him to take on the challenge and learn to cook just like Jamie!

Le Creuset grill and fry pans

The gin’thusiast

Celebrating Father’s Day in style, The Gin Box’s June offering will no doubt put a smile on dad’s face when he receives this package. Part of a monthly gin subscription, June’s delivery will comprise of N’abbas (rare Kalahari Desert truffles), a bottle of Cruxland gin, two bottles of Little Wolf Cape Tonic, CopperFox G&T and Gracious Bakers’ Beetroot Crackers and Winston & Julia Almond Roca. Don’t hesitate on this one, get subscribing!

The Gin Box