He loves tech & toys
What guy doesn’t want the latest new big screen? LG’s C2 OLED series has been refined for even better image quality. It’s one of the first televisions in the industry to support Dolby Vision Gaming 4K at 120Hz for more fluid and realistic gaming. Prices start at $1,849.99 for the 42-inch model. More sizes, specs and retailers here: LG C2 42” 4K OLED evo TV with ThinQ AI.
These might be the most advanced wireless headphones yet. Engineered for premium sound with a long-lasting battery, waterproof and lightweight, these feature an open-ear design powered by bone conduction technology allowing for bud-free, comfortable listening. Aftershokz Aeropex Open-Ear Endurance Headphones, available at Altitude Sports.
He loves style
This Heritage Classic timepiece from Longines combines the original aesthetics of the brand’s most remarkable historic models with the most modern watchmaking techniques. The Longines Legend Diver Watch Automatic 42 MM Stainless Steel, $2,900; available at select Maison Birks boutiques and maisonbirks.com
For a gift that he will appreciate now and for seasons to come, this piece from Canadian luxury outerwear brand Moose Knuckles offers style and substance. Optimized for transitional weather and created with high-quality craftsmanship and sleek design. Daytona Bomber, $490; available from Moose Knuckles, mooseknucklescanada.com
A classic and sophisticated men’s basic, these silver rectangular cufflinks have a polished finish. Rectangular Polished Cufflinks by Maison Birks, $260; available at select Maison Birks boutiques and maisonbirks.com
For a great vintage timepiece pick, the Omega Speedmaster ’57 is a 40.5 mm Master Chronometer watch inspired by the original Speedmaster model from 1957, a model designed especially for motor-racing drivers. The latest design is new this year, with a slimmer look and a clever “sandwich” dial, which accentuates the vintage Super-LumiNova beneath the recessed hour markers. $10,900; available at European Jewellers; european.ca
He loves outdoor adventures
For those that love to run and then some, the Cloud X shoe will take you anywhere you want to go. Featuring “zero-gravity” foam to make the shoe incredibly lightweight, a “CloudTec” sole for explosive movement in all directions and a light and breathable upper. Cloud X Running Men’s Shoes by ON, $170; available at Altitude Sports.
The must have food storage for your outdoor adventures, the Yeti Tundra 105 is designed with more height and a smaller footprint, so it takes up less space on your travels. This body shape means greater capacity and longer ice retention than standard coolers. The Tundra 105 is dry ice–compatible, so you can keep everything cooler for even longer than with standard ice and with less weight. Yeti Tundra 105 Cooler, $650; available at Altitude Sports.
He loves his self-care routine
From the iconic Diptyque, this beautifully presented set of fragrance and hand cream makes a perfect gift. The limited edition pair includes Do Son Eau De Toilette and Do Son Hand Cream Set. $162, available at Holt Renfrew.
From Korea’s number one selling beauty brand, this clay mask is sure to be a welcome addition to weekend self-care routines. This global best-seller helps minimize the look of pores, absorbs oil, gently exfoliates, deeply cleanses and evens skin tone Pore Clearing Clay Mask 2X with Super Volcanic Clusters by Innisfree, $19; available at innisfree.com
He loves to cook
This elegant and compact little device is the OFYR Tabl’O, and it’s the latest in tabletop grilling. Constructed of black-coated steel, it rests on a heat resistant board and is large enough to grill meals for two to six people. MSRP $670, here for retailers.
- For any guy who loves to cook, you can’t go wrong with a new cookbook. This just released and highly-anticipated book by the founders of Walter Craft Caesar was inspired by their travels across Canada, the people they met, places seen and drinks enjoyed. Caesar Country is a love letter to Canada by way of that Canadian original–the Caesar. This collection of cocktail and food recipes features contributions from some of Canada’s top bartenders, chefs and icons including: The Crescent Caesar by Ryan Reynolds, co-owner of Aviation American Gin and The Garde Manger, by Chuck Hughes, Canadian chef, television personality and restaurateur. Caesar Country by Aaraon Harowitz and Zack Silverman.
Discover the power of an open flame with Green Fire: Extraordinary Ways to Grill Fruits and Vegetables, from the Master of Live-Fire Cooking, a stunning new cookbook by renowned South American chef, food television star and restaurateur Francis Mallman. Green Fire includes recipes for more than 80 vegetarian dishes and artfully crafted cocktails, including: Crispy Potato Stripsand Parsley Salad with Garlic Cream, Tomato Confit with Pepato Cheese Filling and Roasted Strawberries with Ricotta and Mint. Green Fire by Francis Mallman.
He loves dining & entertainment
If your favourite father figure loves nothing more than getting out, you can’t go wrong with spending quality time together over a meal at the Four Seasons Toronto. This Father’s Day, Cafe Boulud and d|bar have created delicious offerings to celebrate those who take on the role of Dad in our lives. Café Boulud guests can opt for a special two- or three-course brunch menu, highlights include Braised Short Rib Benedict, Prime Striploin and Côte de Boeuf. Reserve here. Downstairs at d|bar, on Sunday, June 19 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., guests can enjoy new menu items fit for the occasion. Reservations can be secured via OpenTable here.
Get out of town to celebrate all the special Dads in your life at Friday Harbour. The destination is hosting a weekend of fun on the stunning shores of Lake Simcoe featuring a display of luxury cars, live music, a signature menu, and lots of family-friendly activities all weekend. A collection of luxury cars will be on display in the Piazza, live music will be performed at the pier all weekend, a beer garden and speciality cocktail, delicious food options and more. Friday Harbour is located at 3999 Friday Drive, Innisfil, Ontario. For full details: fridayharbour.com/events
He loves beautiful things
For serving tasty apps or just as a gorgeous object in the kitchen, this striking black charcuterie board would be appreciated by any design lover. Handmade in Canada. Obakki Industrial Black Charcuterie Serving Board, $315; available at obakki.com
- This car diffuser brings your favourite Diptyque home fragrance to your mode of transportation. The diffuser attaches to your car’s ventilation grill introducing emblematic scent of 34 Boulevard Saint-Germain: moss, blackcurrant leaves, and sun-dried fig leaves. Each insert lasts for up to three months after opening. $149, available at Holt Renfrew.