Show appreciation for dad with our Father's Day gift guide
Show the special men in your life some love with these cool items
Dads do not receive as much attention as mums, but it is never too late to show appreciation for the most important men in your life this Father's Day, which falls on June 21, with goodies that can be delivered right to their doorstep.
Whether it is for your husband who is celebrating being a father, your father-in-law or any father figure, there is something for every unsung hero in this gift guide.
Local skincare brand mySkinbar (www.myskinbar.com) has the perfect shaving set for dad, which consists of its versatile, nature-based cleansers that double as an aftershave and shaving gel.
Packed with vitamin E and a refreshing cucumber scent, the Inception Sling ($39) is a moisturising foam gel-cum-shaving cream with anti-ageing and hydrating elements that also gently remove excess facial oil.
Meanwhile, Beyond Control ($39) is a hydrating toner packed with probiotics to keep the skin's immunity strong. Pat on or spray it like a mist to stay fresh and moisturised. This formulation is perfect for oily or combination skin as it regulates excess sebum production.
Then there is Swedish skin-tech brand Foreo's slick range of beauty tech devices.
Up your gifting game this year by choosing its Luna 2 for Men ($259) or Luna go for Men ($159) facial-cleansing brushes that deliver a full skincare routine plus the smoothest shave, or the uber-cool, state-of-the-art Issa 2 toothbrush ($244) that features improved sonic-pulse technology.
Boasting full-coloured topographic maps for outdoor activities, the Fenix 6 series ($929 to $1,799) is the perfect multi-sport GPS watch for fathers who love adventure.
The Power Manager feature allows users to adjust among various battery saving modes and extend battery life on the go.
If he is an avid golfer, surprise him with Garmin's latest Approach S62 ($749), a sleek GPS golf watch that will fine-tune his game when the golf courses reopen.
It integrates critical course information with full-colour mapping and includes features such as PlaysLike Distance and Hazard View to provide insights on the green, as well as as the wrist-based heart rate and Pulse Ox monitoring.
Lastly, Garmin's rugged Instinct ($449 to $499) is perfect for hands-on tough dads. Built to meet military standards for thermal, shock and water resistance, the strengthened and scratch-resistant display is easy to read, even in direct sunlight.
Or take this chance to save on Fitbit, which is having a Father's Day promotion from now till June 21.
Select from a wide array of sleek and fashionable devices on sale, such as the Ionic, Versa 2, Versa Lite, Charge 3, Inspire series trackers and Aria 2 ($98 to $388).
They are now available at major retailers such as Gain City, Harvey Norman, Courts, Best Denki, Challenger and Lazada.
Just like how a child likes to follow in his father's footsteps, pick a perfect companion to accompany dad every step of the way and be a reminder of your love and care for him every day.
This month, Skechers launches Father's Day promotions on Lazada with free shipping.
Select from staple sandals to stylish kicks, modern designs and classic colours, including the Gowalk 5 - Downdraft ($120), Mark Nason X Skechers Ottomatic - G&T ($120), Mark Nason X Skechers Light Lugg - Huxley ($120), Gorun Pulse - Specter ($120) and Mark Nason X Skechers Shogun - Bandon ($98).
Until tomorrow, get 5 per cent off with no minimum spend, or 10 per cent off with minimum spend of $65. Get an additional 10 per cent off with purchase of two pairs.
And from June 18 to 25, get 5 per cent off with no minimum spend, or 10 per cent off with minimum spend of $75. Get an additional 10 per cent off with minimum spend of $200, and selected items at special discounted prices.
Ecco has also unveiled its curated Father's Day gift guide, with highlights being the Collin 2.0 ($249.90), Soft 7 Runner M ($269.90) and Omni-Vent M ($359.90), as well as a selection of crossbody bags, folios, wallets and belts ($139.90 to $459.90).
The Danish shoe brand is also having its mid-season sale on sg.ecco.com. From now till June 14, enjoy up to 40 per cent off selected items and an additional 10 per cent off site-wide plus free delivery.
If dad's gaming set-up is looking a little old-school, get him an upgrade in the form of the JBL Quantum One ($369) and JBL Quantum Duo ($269).
The hero models from the brand's first range of gaming headsets and PC speakers designed exclusively for gamers - the JBL Quantum series - will be the perfect boost for the MVP of the household.
What's more, the JBL Quantum One gaming headset is equipped with the exclusive JBL QuantumSphere 360 sound technology and noise-cancelling features, which only means dad will be fully immersed in his virtual reality.
The range is now available at JBL's official store on Lazada and Shopee.
If work-from-home sound quality is of utmost importance to dad, check out the award-winning 1More True Wireless ANC In-Ear Headphones ($329), of which Mandopop superstar Jay Chou is an ambassador.
It has two levels of hybrid active noise cancellation with three-way ANC/ENC microphones. The combination of one dynamic driver and 1More's patented balanced armature results in sound quality that is not sacrificed even with ANC (active noise cancellation) turned on. The built-in ENC (environmental noise cancelling) microphone effectively suppresses ambient noise, allowing for crystal-clear phone calls as if you were talking face to face.
It is now available at authorised retailers online such as Lazada, AV One, E1 Personal Audio, Hachi.tech, Headphones.sg, Shopbotic, Stereo Electronics and Treoo.com.
AND IF YOU ARE FEELING 'EXTRA'...
Swarovski has just the thing for die-hard Star Wars fanboys.
Its crystal figurine collectibles of Darth Vader ($649) and a Stormtrooper ($449) are sure to bring a sparkle not just on June 21 - the former may even have dad spouting the iconic line "I am your father" for months to come.
Fashion jewellery - including on-trend stackable bracelets, contemporary and masculine pendants, and sophisticated cufflinks - is also available on swarovski.com.