Fathers day (16 June, 2013) is a very important day that should be treated with honor. It is a day set apart to acknowledge the figure head,provider and decision maker of the family.
Its been said that most children are endeared to their mothers,but that’s because the fathers brain is sooo busy trying to hit one contract or the other to put food on the table,pay the fees of some really expensive school to give you the best, and gives you the cash to buy those cool designer outfits in vogue ;) ..
He worries when your sick ,even though he doesn’t run around wailing and being apprehensive as the mother would. He foots the bill and worries in his heart, cuz ‘big boys don’t cry’, but trust me,he’s scared to teeth.
We have to take this special time out to appreciate them. We all know getting male gifts at times might be a bit difficult, so i have compiled a gift list, with the help of a few other people on what you can give your daddy that he’s sure to like and appreciate.
1. Wrist Watch
Seiko Men’s Chronograph Watch BUY (₦ 66,995)
Jacques Lemans Men’s 1-1647D Lugano Sport Analog Watch BUY (₦ 28,375)
2. Sheaffer Prelude Mini Glossy White GT Ballpoint Pen 9805
BUY on Jumia ₦8500
3. Ferragamo Belt
This is just a good suggestion. There are a whole lot other belts that are quite affordable, look at stores around your location.
Men LOVE getting massaged! Some like pedicure and manicure too. So you can treat him to that. Here are a few addresses
-Clear essence california spa: No. 13, Alexander Road, Ikoyi
Phone: +234(0)808-586-7565, +234(0)1-463-0713
Email: [email protected]
-B Natural Spa: No. 11 Oduduwa Way, GRA Ikeja
Phone: +234(0)809-802-8772, +234(0)809-803-8772
5. Jean Paul Gaultier Gift set
A friend confirmed that Jean Paul smells really really good. If its not possible to buy online, you can find great ones at perfume stores in Silverbird Victoria Island, The palms Lekki, Ikeja City Mall Alausa or E cetre yaba.
BUY the gift set ($85)
6. Take him on a date
Remember, the point of the day is to show your father how much you love him so, Pick something he likes… eat out, bar, golf, boat cruise and go create special moments!
7. Cuff Links and Tie
Volt “JB7” Cufflinks BUY (₦ 2,000)
Rossini Men’s Tie -WH074 BUY (₦ 2,000)
Side Note: The palms lekki is the ultimate shopping spot, if you have difficulties getting any of the items listed, help yourself by strolling into palms.
8. Painted portrait
Art is always appreciated. You could Get him a painting or portrait of himself , he’s sure to love it. The featured painting of Bez was done by Stacey Okparavero.
Email: [email protected]
10. Mai Atafo 3 piece suit (bespoke)
This is an exclusive ;), it goes for 150k but its definitely worth it!. Mai Atafo is a Nigerian designer who makes wonderful pieces for both male and female. Check his SITE
For orders, Email measurements to [email protected]
PS: You may also invest in personalizing your gifts, consider his hobbies and interests. If he is one who loves football, you can get him a customized jersey of his favorite club. If he has been planning a vacation to a certain place, work on getting him free tickets to that place. It all varies, just be sure to go with what works and suits you.