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Friday, April 23, 2021

Father’s Day Gift Guide

Struggling to find a gift for dad ahead of Father’s Day (Sunday 6 September)? Look no further than these local retailers, which boast items he is sure to love.

Lone Clothing Co

Lone Clothing Co is a Newcastle-based Australian Surf brand. The line has a shop in Redhead where they design and print all of the shirts and they have another shop front in Darby Street at Bar Beach.

Lone Clothing Co has two stores full of items your dad is sure to love. Below are two items to give you some inspiration.

The two stores are located at 111 Cowlishaw Street, Redhead, and 2/291 Darby Street, Bar Beach.

Red Flanno (Palm Tree Logo printed on pocket)

  • $90
  • Available instore at Redhead or Bar Beach or online
  • Heavy weight, 235gsm 100% Cotton Flannel

Cotton Kombi T-Shirt

  • $45
  • Available instore at Redhead or Bar Beach or online
  • This tee shirt features a Kombi print on the left front chest and big on the back. This tee is pre shrunk to minimise any shrinkage when washed. The Kombi tee is available in 6 separate colours – Black, White, Sage, Rose, Tan and a Stone Wash Grey). The shirts are hand printed in the Redhead Store.

The Grateful

The Grateful, based in Carrington, is a boutique that pays it forward to share kindness. When you treat yourself to a bouquet of flowers or a purchase from the store, it donates one to the John Hunter Hospital and Ronald McDonald House and delivers it in person at the end of each week.

This year, for Father’s Day, the team has come up with a very special deal that supports several local retailers and Got Your Back Sista in the form of two gift packs.

The shop is located at 122 Young Street, Carrington.

​ Feel Good Men’s Pack 1

  • $69
  • Available instore or online
  • Features: A pair of men’s boxers, for every pair purchased another is paid forward to a child in Africa, an Inspired Traders Black Reusable Coffee Cup, and an inspiring biography feel good Secret Book
  • Plus, for every purchase a donation of $3 will be made on your behalf to Got Your Back Sista

​ Feel Good Men’s Pack 2

  • $115
  • Available instore or online
  • Features: A local surf label Lone Clothing Surf Tee, pair of men’s boxers, for every pair purchased another is paid forward to a child in Africa, an Inspired Traders Black Reusable Coffee Cup, and an inspiring biography feel good Secret Book
  • Plus, for every purchase a donation of $5 will be made on your behalf to Got Your Back Sista

Mummyflow&co

Mummyflow&co make personalised fresh bloom boxes for people across the Hunter. This year, the team has put together a Father’s Day Box featuring items any dad would love.

Fathers Day Gift Boxes

  • $89
  • Message @mummyflowco on Facebook or Instagram to order – full payment or deposit required to secure your box
  • Features: keepsake box, 425ml Crown glass, Custom 510ml beer mug, beer glass, six Ferrero Rocher chocolates, two red roses, two Delightful Cookie Co biscuits, and a mini card

Scrubba Body

Newcastle-based Scrubba Body was founded by partners Josh Lawlor and Jase Moore in 2016 when the pair couldn’t find the right combination of products to meet their needs.

The store features a number of handmade skincare and bath essentials. Below are two highly-recommended products for your dad.

The store is located at Marketown Shopping Centre, 23 Steel Street, Newcastle West.

Original Coffee Scrub

  • $18.50
  • Available instore or online
  • The ingredients in this coffee scrub, such as; ground Arabica coffee, pink Himilayan salt & coconut oil; will not only buff away and exfoliate dead skin but also moisturise to leave your skin feeling smooth and hydrated.

Tobacco & Soy Oak Candle

  • $39.50
  • Available instore or online
  • A masculine blend of fresh fruit notes of red apples, sweetened with honeycrisp meeting a heart of spiced pear and tobacco flower. The base of smoked oak, cedar and sandalwood deliver woody nuances presented in a matte black glass jar with timber lid.

Steel and Anchor

Newcastle West’s Steel and Anchor is a one-stop shop for gifts for your dad. The store offers a hand picked collection of beautifully designed homewares, men’s gifts and accessories.

The store has lots of items your dad is sure to love. Here are three.

The store is located at 76 Darby Street, Cooks Hill.

Doiy Foosball Bottle Opener

Indepal Arno Combination Bag

  • $390
  • Available instore or online
  • It is a combination of a backpack and satchel

Izola BBQ Multi Tool

  • $69.95
  • Available instore or online
  • A spatula, fork, brush, corkscrew and wine opener in one

Hunter Melanoma Foundation

To assist in its quest to defeat melanoma, the Hunter Melanoma Foundation has put together a number of Father’s Day Gift Packs to raise money for its work.

Buy a gift your dad will love while supporting a charity that does so much for the community.

Cap Pack

  • $45
  • Available online
  • Features: a cap, a pen, an umbrella and stubby holder

Merlot Pack

  • $70
  • Available online
  • Features: two Hunter Melanoma Foundation polycarbonate wine glasses, a golf umbrella, and a bottle of 2017 Gemelli Estate Merlot

Rundle Tailoring

Rundle Tailoring has been a staple in the Newcastle community for years – they’ve even used their resources to make face masks during these trying times. The store has so many options that could be perfect for your dad. Below are some of the items they currently have in stock.

The shop is located at 767 Hunter Street, Newcastle West.

Geoffrey Beene Men’s Leather Toiletry Bag

  • $79
  • Available instore

Brooksfield Luxe Slim Fit Check Shirt

  • $99
  • Available instore

Lafitte Fashion Sock

  • $15
  • Available instore

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