It’s always a challenge finding unique gifts for a man that has everything. This holiday, we scoured every corner of Hong Kong to find you some extraordinary gifts, care package ideas, and experiences for him to enjoy throughout the year.
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This is a watch for anyone who loves running - beginners and marathon finishers alike! This new high spec Polar unit is full of hardware and software capabilities to give the wearer the most accurate readings of their performance, from heart rate to other metrics. This is great for dads who want to meet their fitness and running goals.
Escapade Sports, https://escapade.com.hk/collections/polar
For the budding mixologist or cocktail maker, these beautifully-crafted Clinq shot glass set is the perfect gift. These four stunning hand-blown glasses are made from lead-free glass and feature copper detail on the ball base.
Gift Something, https://giftsomething.com/hk-en/clinq-shot-glass-set
Renowned for its minimalistic street-style aesthetic, Common Projects makes these Achilles sneakers perfect for everyday use, or even styled for a night out with a classic shirt and jeans. They are super comfortable (reportedly!) and come in a variety of colours, but we especially love these easy to wear white ones. Available online and at Lane Crawford.
Common Projects Original Achilles' Leather Low-Top Sneakers, https://www.lanecrawford.com.hk/common-projects/original-achilles-leather-low-top-sneakers
The Meta Quest VR 2 (formerly Oculus) is THE VR headset for the teach-savvy Dad. Using revolutionary technology, access the world of virtual reality from the comfort of your own home. There are hundreds of fun and educational apps and games as well as immersive experiences to choose from.
Meta Quest VR 2, available online
In terms of wearable technology, the Oura ring does it all and is the most accurate smart ring on the market right now. Keep track of your sleep, activity and recovery thanks to its stylish ring that comes in two different styles and a variety of colours. For our uber cool Dads, we especially love the Heritage ring in stealth black. If you're unsure of the ring size, you can order a free sizing kit before you commit.
Designed and created for the busy (read tired) Dads in mind, the Facial Fuel skincare range from Kiehl's is perfect for those who need a little bit of TLC. The Facial Fuel itself is a vitamin-enriched and energizing non-oily facial moisturizer, and they also sell a face wash as well. The eye fuel is an energizing eye treatment that combats puffiness and dark circles, perfect for those Dads who spend long days and/or nights behind a screen.
Kiehl's Facial Fuel Skincare range, online and in-store at various stores across Hong Kong.
Gift dad with a hamper loaded with pampering and wellness fun (he deserves it!). Gift Hampers Hong Kong has lots of amazing hamper options for men.
Gift Hampers Hong Kong, https://giftsomething.com/hk-en/gifts-for-whom/gifts/gifts-for-him
The Coffee Academics hosts extraordinary workshops for budding baristas. Espresso and Milk, Sensory and Cupping, and Brewing courses are run regularly each month and teach individuals how to appreciate the artful skills of a barista. Pull shots and steam milk to make silky smooth lattes, explore the delicate nuances of coffee, open up your senses to new tastes, or learn how to perfect filter brews. Book online for courses.
Barista Training With The Coffee Academics, 35-45 Johnston Road, Wan Chai, Hong Kong, +852 5508 8735, firstname.lastname@example.org, https://www.the-coffeeacademics.com/pages/workshop
The Nomad grill is lightweight and boasts generous cooking space. Magnetic air vents and directional heat maintain a consistent temperature, and convective airflow provides accurate cooking. The cast aluminium structure and anodised finish ensure a long-lasting adventure companion. The integrated bimetal thermometer gives uncompromized accuracy. The giant grill can easily handle 15 burgers on each side on almost 425 square inches of cooking space. The NOMAD exudes innovation and is ideal for back garden grilling, and the ideal 'boys' tool for camping, beach-going and outdoor adventures. HK$4,700 plus shipping with FedEx. Two-day delivery.
Nomad Grill, https://nomadgrills.com/products/nomad-grill-smoker
The ultimate breakfast tool. The Balmuda toaster uses steam technology to toast your bread – crispy on the outside and soft on the inside. Because water evaporates so quickly, it preserves the delicious flavors and captures moisture inside the toasty outside. Make delicious toasted sandwiches, muffins, artisan bread, pizza, and bagels. The Japanese design has a cult following. You can use the oven setting to bake cookies or reheat food.
Balmuda The Toaster, https://www.fortress.com.hk/en/product/the-toaster-k05e-2021-version-/p/BP_12332571
The Marshall speakers are somewhat legendary. They’ve been on stage with endless performers and are famed for their crystal clear treble and booming bass notes. Since entering the consumer market, Marshall has produced some of the most sought after retro-styled speakers that look great in anyone’s home and impressive headphones for just about anywhere. The top of the range Major IV headphones give over 80 hours of wireless playtime and are comfortable with the improved ergonomic design. The custom dynamic drivers deliver roaring bass, smooth mids and luminous treble for unrivalled sound. From HK$1,299...
Marshall Headphones, https://www.fortress.com.hk/en/product/major-iv-headphone/p/BP_12103285
Marcello Pignatelli is known for his dapper bespoke suits, shirts and ties. He lives and breathes fine tailoring and brings the Italian experience to Hong Kong. Dal Duca, the by-appointment store, has beautiful collections of the finest fabrics. Each suit is impeccably made from kitten-soft Italian fabrics and handmade in Naples before being sent back for fittings. It's a relatively lengthy process, but if you want authentic Italian style, it's worth the wait. By appointment only.
Marcello Pignatelli, +852 5502 8290, email@example.com, https://www.dalduca.com/
A morning or afternoon of man-style pampering. Fox and The Barber Cave is considered one of the best barbershops in Hong Kong. Not only does the team provide a traditional fresh cut and shave, but also offers unique London-style surroundings as well as an ice-cold beer while you wait.
Fox & The Barber, 41-43 Graham Street, Central Hong Kong, +852 2405 6880, http://foxandthebarber.com/
DJI is the leader in civilian drones, aerial imaging, and creative camera technology. The Mavic Air 2 offers advanced features in a compact, lightweight body and puts aerial photography and video masterpieces within your reach. Safe, smart flight remote controls allow you to control your drone with ease. The improved battery life gives you up to 46 minutes of flight time. Please follow local drone laws when using the DJI Mavic 3. From HK$11,699...
DJI Mavic Air 3 Classic Drone, https://www.fortress.com.hk/en/product/mavic-3-classic-drone
Founded in 2011 by two French designers, AUTEUR showcases a collection of exquisite timepieces inspired by contemporary architecture. Timepieces will always be an intrinsic part of a man’s wardrobe; these Hong Kong-based designers offer innovatively timeless watches that are meaningful and minimal. Their less is more philosophy and beautifully manufactured watches are handcrafted with high-quality materials for everyday use. The design-forward timepieces have earned them a coveted spot at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. From In the range of HK$1,200...
AUTEUR Watches, https://auteur-watches.com/collections/all
Dry, sweet, or spicy – no, we’re not talking about Dad but rather his favorite Gins – the Ginsanity Gin Club will have him covered whichever way he likes his favorite drink. Home to all things Gin and Tonic, this gin club has scoured the globe so that you don’t have to. Dad will love tasting artisanal gins and tonics from their collection of more than 250 variations. Conveniently subscribe for a single month, multiple months, or a whole year with an option to pause or cancel the membership at any time.
Ginsanity Gin Club, www.ginclub.ginsanity.hk
Active dads will love hitting the waves over the holiday with their tribe in tow. Whether he’s a beginner or a skilled boarder, Wakeboard Hong Kong’s qualified instructors will ensure he experiences the perfect surf while ensuring progression and fun! Packages are available for the whole family – with up to 5 persons on board to try surfing, boarding, and/or tubing – so that you can enjoy this exciting outdoor adventure together.
Wakeboard Hong Kong, 101 Tai Tam Tuk Village, Tai Tam Tuk, Hong Kong, +825 9638 2069, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.wakeboard.com.hk
Pamper playful dads without the hefty price tag often attached to the spa with a Theragun. Dads who are always lifting the kids to mimic Superman, playing sports with your little Ronaldos, and running after little ones will appreciate this celebrated tool which promises to relax and rejuvenate tired muscles from the day’s play. Just a few minutes with the massage gun can release knots, promote a range of motion, and decrease soreness – great for gym-buff dads, too! Available at Fortress and Amazon, choose from a variety of models to relax your lively dads.
Theragun At Fortress, www.fortress.com.hk
Theragun At Amazon, www.amazon.com
Who said that just because you’re a grown-up, you need to grow up? For dads who still have the child within, get them a toy they will appreciate – a scooter with a little bit of speed. Electric scooters are a perfect way for dad to join in on the outdoor fun with the kids. Globber’s 2-wheel foldable electric scooter, the One K E-Motion, can be stored away comfortably in Hong Kong apartments, has two-speed modes, as well as a handbrake and high-reflective printing and rubber wheels for safety and comfort. Zoom on, Super dads!
Mamma mia – Let dad show off those cooking skills with his very own pizza oven – the Ooni Koda Outdoor Pizza Oven is designed for outdoor cooking. Chef dads will love how easy it is to make the perfect pizza for their family with this pizza cooker. Conveniently designed, dad can fire up and cook a 13” pizza with a simple turn of a dial. The oven can be used to roast meat, fish, and vegetables, too, perfect for afternoon barbecue celebrations with your favorite papa!
Ooni Koda Outdoor Pizza Oven, Available on Amazon
Book your chilled dad for a chilled afternoon of beer tasting at Moonzen’s Brewery. Available every Friday evening, this is the perfect way to let your dad unwind from the week. The tour includes tastings from 8 Taps from their core range as well as some seasonal beers. What makes this family-run brewery even better is that all the beers are unpasteurized and unfiltered, giving your dad only the best ingredients in his favorite beverage. At the tour, he will also learn about Moonzen’s story and the general brewing process.
Moonzen Brewery, 2A New East Sun Building, 18 Shing Yip Street, Kwun Tong, Hong Kong, +852 3709 2829, email@example.com, www.moonzenbrewery.com/pages/brewery-tour
Dads who want to up their game and record their progress will love owning one of Garmin’s smartwatches – whose technology caters to every type of activity and sport. For those who want to tee with confidence, try the Approach S42 – a GPS golf smartwatch – that’s designed to lower dad’s score on the course and up his style off the course. If dad prefers extreme endurance tests, then check out the Enduro smartwatch packed with top performance features. Other models cater to diving, swimming, and health monitoring – no matter your dad’s needs, Garmin has a watch to match their style and hobbies.
A Lamb Butchery Masterclass with the premium Butcher, Feather & Bone, is a perfectly filling way to honor and celebrate our dads. Amaze dad with this exceptionally unique gift, where he can participate in a masterful takedown of a whole lamb while enjoying free-flowing wine and beer, then enjoy the scrumptious lamb with the whole fam. Classes are available at their Mid-Levels and Sai Kung locations.
Feather & Bone Mid-Levels Butchery, Shop 1, G/F, 38 Shelley Street, Soho, Hong Kong, +852 2179 6211, firstname.lastname@example.org
Feather & Bone Sai Kung, G/F, 11 Wan King Path, G/f, 11 Wan King Path, Sai Kung, www.featherandbone.com.hk
Tune in to Dad’s secret wish for a luxurious sound experience and make them come true with KEF Sound Systems. The LSX leaves a clean space with its wireless and minimalistic design with superior sound quality, while the MUO portable speaker, which comes in 6 different colors, ensures the best possible level of sound reproduction – leaving dad to enjoy his playlist and have family dance parties without a wired mess!
KEF Music Gallery, Available at Various Stores in HK, www.hk.kef.com
Adventurous, exploring-type dads will love the scratch map from Hong Kong Trail Maps, easily available at Bookazine or directly from their website. With all the hikes, peaks, and long trails of Hong Kong mapped out, and athletic dads will enjoy scratching them off as they complete them one by one, perhaps with the family in tow this holiday season! You could even get their handcrafted frame which allows dad to scratch off achievements while on display. Celebrate dad and all his achievements!
Hong Kong Trail Map, email@example.com, www.hktrailmap.com
The dads who savor every second with the family give him the gift of capturing all those special moments with a Leica camera. Leica Camera offers different models to suit every type of photographer dad. Compact cameras such as the D-Lux 7 are perfect for beginners, while thrill-seeker, exploring-type fathers will get better use from the V-Lux 5 model.
Leica Store Causeway Bay, G/F, 12 Pak Sha Road, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, +852 2385 0118, firstname.lastname@example.org, Open Mon-Sun 11am-8pm
Leica Store IFC, Store 2026, Podium Level 2, IFC Mall, 1 Harbour View Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2873, 3230, email@example.com, Open Mon-Sun 11am-8pm
If dad is an avid coffee drinker, has a coffee-including ritual, or simply needs the magic liquid to be able to function like the dad, he is, freshly roasted beans of premium coffee regularly delivered to your doorstep is the most fragrant, tasty, intoxicating gift you can get him for this festive season. BeanCurious' beans are sourced from all around the globe and roasted in Hong Kong, low in acidity and bold in taste, be it fruity, chocolatey, caramelly, smoky, or flowery!
Yeti specializes in adventure equipment and if dad is an adventure lover, they definitely have something for him. Mugs, jugs, bottles, buckets, backpack coolers, cushion seat coolers and regular coolers, holders for this and that, bags of various kinds, hats, sun shirts and other adventure essentials and innovations. These are sturdy, durable, trustworthy, (multi-)practical, and made to be outside—just like your adventure dad.
This is a unique experience for all dads alike. A great opportunity to enjoy wine and get insights on how best to drink it the way it is supposed to be enjoyed. Pair it with an evening out so that you don't have to scurry back. Also, Riedel offers a wide range of glass collections to choose from, so indulge him in a nice set of wine glasses or pick from their holiday selection.
Riedel, Various locations across Hong Kong, www.townhouse.com.hk/riedel
Whether dad grooms himself as part of his daily routine or only when it's absolutely necessary, the legendary Mandarin Barber experience will bliss him out! The space invokes a private gentleman's club atmosphere with the Art Deco chic of 1930s Shangai. The team is magical and performs traditional shaving and hair services and restorative grooming treatments. New dads can come with their baby boys for their very first haircut to nurture the gentleman in them from the start and have the ultimate experience!
Mandarin Hotel Hong Kong, www.mandarinoriental.com/
WANT MORE GIFT IDEAS FOR FATHERS DAY IN HONG KONG?
For the Adventurous Guy - Snaptain Drone
For the Well-Groomed Dad - Super Daddy Gift Hamper
For the Problem-Solver - 1000 Piece Hong Kong Puzzle
For the Outdoorsy Dad - Folding Camping Chair
For the Whiskey Sommelier - Whisky Time Gift Set
For the Chef - Square Skillet and Brush
For the Interior Designer Dad - Homeware collection
For the Sweet Tooth Dad - Paul Lafayet
For the Classy Dad - Shanghai Tang
For the Fun Dad - Gift Something
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