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Burberry Sunnies. Especially good when you and or your dad like going on roadtrips during weekends. These have ultra light frames with thin metal temples and bridge. It has felxible tips for maximum comfort.
Folding specs. Get this for the young and hip dad. Still got its iconic looks but has been constructed into a compact folding style. Practical and portable indeed. Ray-Ban Folding Wayfarer, about P15,000, at leading optical shops
Hark back to his good ol' days! Make him feel his most handsome self. The retro-design specs features slim metal frames, polarised lenses with full UV protection, slim arms, and tortoiseshell effect ear rests. Carrera Panamerika Aviator Sunglasses, about P8,000, leading optical shops
Who doesn't appreciate a nice collared shirt? Get him a collared shirt, why don't you? It's smart, practical, comfortable, and classic. Make it revelant, too, with this Special Edition Flag shirt from Lacoste. This one, with the Great Britian flag, is very timely: didn't the Queen just celebrated her jubilee? And also, Olympics, yo!
A nice pair of boat shoes! The groovy daddy that he is, a pair of boat shoes or top-siders is all that he needs. Always a staple when you say comfort and enduring style. Sperry Boat Shoe, P4,295, Complex Eastwood
Or a pair of extra comfortable shoes for his commute! For the office guy who never had a cool pair of sneakers. Its canvas upper, slip-on style makes the transition from office to weekend, ultra easy. It’s also washable! Keds Champion, P2,495, Shoe Salon
Or wth, a driving shoes, for that matter. Of course it doesn't have to exclusively be for driving. Get him one that is versatile for maximum happiness. Check out this pair from Kenneth Cole. The deep blue spells sophistication, the brown adds the steady casual vibe. P3,950.
Wallets, anyone? It's hard to go wrong with a leather wallet. This Kenneth Cole money clip and wallet are made with Columbian leather, available in black and brown. P1950
Watch. You can never go wrong with a big-faced leather-and-metal watch. It features a 100 meter stainless steel case with hardened mineral crystal, date magnifier and oversize triple gasket crown. The imported lambskin leather adds sophistication. Nixon The Chronicle, P17,000, at Watch Republic
If he's the metal-kind of guy. For the man who’s got a classic sense of style. See the time in up to 2 time zones which means you'll never have to guess the time difference between your location and home. Also features a thermometer and dual stopwatches. Casio, about P4,000, department stores
Because it can get noisy at home. Get him a stylish one, too. This one is designed with non-stop listening in mind. And no matter how heavy the music, the super soft cushions will rest lightly on his ears. Marshall Major Pitch Black, about P6,000, The A Shop
Because he likes to part of that precious household noise! Let Pops enjoy a clear stereo sound from the combination of two mid range drivers and a sub-woofer. This Logic3 i-Station26 has a sleep setting option, which can also be set to his desired duration. Alarm can also be set to FM Radio, Buzzer or music from your docked iPhone/iPod.
A functional doodad for the techie-tatay! This wireless charger has a charging current of 2.1A, able to fully and effectively accommodate the power requirement of the Apple iPad and still works with other devices! Comes with the standard 4 worldwide AC wall adapters and a car adapter, for convenient flexible travel use. Mili Universal Charger, about P2,000, leading gadget stores
For the dad who rides tough. Give your dad’s iPhone heavy-duty protection. This Otter Box Defender has triple-layer, high-impact polycarbonate shell, durable silicone and a built-in screen protector.
A functional gift trumps a hanky! Even if it's as random as a weighing scale. This Travelon weighing scale is a very helpful gift, especially when 1) dad is a frequent traveller. 2. the family is a frequent flyer. 3. Dad does the packing for the frequent flyer family. It is the smallest and most lightweight luggage scale this side of town. It signals when weight is locked in position, and is only P1,990.