Father's Day Gifts

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 10 June, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 10 June, 2012, 12:00am


Rock around the dock

Shiny, sleek and tech-savvy, the Curve BT iDock by Native Union is a smart option for gadget junkies. The handset and base set is an iPhone dock and charger that also syncs with iTunes, as well as a handset device (thanks to a Bluetooth connection) that operates all functions simultaneously. Plus, there's an audio line to plug into speakers. HK$1,000 at Lane Crawford, 3 Canton Road, Tsim Sha Tsui, tel: 2118 3428 and all other locations

For your sole comfort

For the golf fanatic, Bally is offering something a little bit special. It has added a new service to its Scribe collection of bespoke footwear for men, with made-to-order golf shoes now available. Design options include a sole with spike holes or a full-rubber sole and two-tone colours featuring white with red, brown or blue. An order takes about eight weeks to complete. HK$15,990 at Bally, shop 2089B, Podium Level Two, IFC mall Central, tel: 3586 2899; or Elements, shop 1040, 1 Austin Road, Kowloon, tel: 2834 8872

Cultural links

Patinova, a local jewellery brand headed by designer Ben Huang, creates cufflinks with a sense of Hong Kong's history, making them an ideal gift for the dad who likes to show off his affection for the city. As well as old favourites depicting Chinese virtues and the dragon zodiac sign, new additions include a 10 cent coin featuring a Chinese junk with the bauhinia flower on the flip side, and a 20 cent coin depicting a pair of kites with interlocking tails. HK$680 and HK$720 respectively at patinova.com

Soften him up

Gentle on the skin but with butch-sounding names, the products in Kiehl's Ultimate Man Specials Toiletries Kit may just persuade the reluctant dad to indulge in a bit of facial DIY. Containing a face wash, moisturiser and eye cream, the kit has everything he needs to freshen up his skin. HK$585 at Kiehl's, shop UG-36, Festival Walk, Kowloon Tong, tel: 2319 2018