Father’s Day Gift Guide

Published on 28 August 2018 by Castle Towers

Dads are notoriously difficult to shop for, but that doesn’t mean you have to buy him the same boring old socks year after year. Think about the kind of dad he really is and design your gift giving around it. Not sure where to start? Relax, we’ve done the groundwork for you.

Fashion forward 

Since we’re about to say a happy goodbye to winter, fashion conscious dads will be considering warm weather wardrobe options. Help him update his closet with some versatile options like this rugby jersey throwback from Rodd and Gunn which can be worn layered or on its own. Khaki slim fit chinos from MJ Bale go with just about everything and have a bit of added stretch for comfort, while a fresh white Irish linen shirt from Country Road will prove invaluable in the summer months. 

Fashion Forward


If he’s the kind of guy that loves nothing more than lounging around at home in his trackies then get him out of his daggy dad duds and into some proper lounge wear. For head to toe lounging swag head to the king of PJs, Peter Alexander. Wake him up with a quality brew from his very own Nespresso espresso maker and set the soundtrack with a Bose SoundLink Mini Bluetooth Speaker II, available at Myer.

Sporting legends

Whether he spends weekends running marathons or mornings breaking PBs on the bench press, make sure he has the latest gear so he looks legit. Jogging dads will love these Epic React Flyknits from Nike, while gym junkie dads will appreciate a Herschel Duffle from David Jones to stow their workout gear. For the serious sportsman, a Garmin Forerunner Multisport heart rate monitor (available at Rebel monitors essential health and training data to track performance and health stats

The unwind 

For dads who enjoy the finer thin

gs in life, a pamper session right here at Castle Towers will surely win his heart. Plan a couple of hours of indulging and finish it off with a relaxed bite to eat at our new Piazza dining precinct. After a cut-throat shave and fresh haircut at Allan’s Men’s Hairdressing, followed by a relaxing massage at Body Haven Massage, he’ll feel like a new man. Not quite his style? Upgrade his next shave with a Braun electric shaver from Shaver Shop and treat him to an at-home foot massage with a scented massage oil from The Body Shop.

Still stuck on socks and underwear? Make it easy and let dad decide for himself. Make a family day of it at Castle Towers – head out for lunch and a movie, then hit his favourite shops for a gift you know he really wants.