Super gifts for dadBy Pam Pastor, Tatin Yang
Philippine Daily Inquirer
You can’t go wrong with footwear. You can choose work shoes your dad can rock at the office, fancy footwear for dates with mom or a more casual pair for his leisurely weekends with you. Here are some of our favorites from Dr. Martens and TOMS. Your Dad might like them, too. Dr. Martens at Fort Bonifacio Strip. TOMS is available at Rustan’s and Nothing But Water.
Forget Lady Gaga and Coldplay for a second. You may not realize it but your dad helped shape your taste in music. The awesomeness of The Beatles? The soothing voice of Johnny Mathis? The timelessness of Toto? These are things we may never have discovered without our dads. Thank your dad for awakening the music lover in you with these killer headphones from Sennheiser and let your Dad enjoy his music even more. Available at Power Mac Center
Snap-happy dads will enjoy these Clap cameras from Superheadz Japan. They are tiny but powerful. Clap cameras allow your dad to take both still photos and videos. The built-in USB makes transferring photos and charging the cam super easy. And the best part? It doubles as a USB storage device so your dad can keep important files accessible anywhere, any time. Clap cameras, P2,300 each. Available in red, blue, green, pink and yellow. Oh Shoot! Toy Camera Shop, Unit GB, 187 Murphy Center, Bonny Serrano Road, Quezon City; or order through email@example.com.
If your dad is a big fan of superheroes, he might like the new Lego Marvel and DC Superheroes sets. They would look pretty cool on his office desk. Our favorites are the Captain America (at right), Batman and Catwoman (at left), Wolverine and Hulk sets. Available at Build City, Hobbes and Landes and your favorite toy stores
Give your dad the gift of couch potato-dom, thanks to the WD TV Live Hub media center. This all in one hub plays videos, photos, music and Internet video content with ease on any compatible TV. WD TV Live Hub, Beyond the Box
If your dad’s best feature is his (still) full head of hair, this conditioner will make his hair softer and shinier, and the fresh scent is perfect for his post-gym shower. Snoe Hair Heroes, Snoe Beauty
Give your dad youth in a jar with this moisturizing anti-aging cream. Kiehl’s Facial Fuel Anti-Wrinkle Cream
Let your dad (and yourself) enjoy the NBA finals in HD by giving him a subscription to Sky’s NBA Live channel in HD.
Give your photography buff dad a handsome leather camera bag for his gear. Grafea bags, Schu