OLIVE’S WORLD

OLIVE’S WORLD

THE {FATHERS’ DAY} EDIT

Fathers’ Day, here in Australia, is on Sunday 7 September. Which means you have just over a week to grab your father / father-in-law / step father / father-figure / grandfather a special something. Here are my picks… 

For the traveller // Crumbled City maps makes map reading when travelling super easy // I purchased ours from Koskela however they can also be purchase online at Hard to Find // Approx AU$24 each

For the manscaper // Gentleman’s Brand Co face and body wash not only has my husband’s tick of approval it looks great in the bathroom // Pop into Koskela or shop online at Gentleman’s Brand Co // Approx AU$28 each

For the stylishly hygienic // Bondi Wash Tasmania pepper & lavender bench spray and hand wash – this scent is fresh and masculine // Girl & Graaf is my closest stockist or find your own local stockist here. Otherwise jump onto Bondi Wash’s Big Cartel site to shop online // AU$20 each

For the fashionably forgetful // WORK SHOP by MGDC’s Australian sourced timber key rest is as beautiful as it is useful // If you are in Queensland you can visit their workshop in Newstead or order online. Be quick, these beauties will fly – WORK SHOP by MGDC has recently been shortlisted as Emerging Designer of the Year for the (IDEA) awards // AU$95 {Image supplied by WORK SHOP by MGDC and used with permission}

For the new dad // With the many, many, many story books new dads will be reading their little ones, choose ones that will make dad laugh too! We love the dry humour of Jon Klassen’s THIS IS NOT MY HAT and I WANT MY HAT BACK and Little Miss loves the gorgeous illustrations // Get them from Oscar & Friends booksellers in Double Bay or your local small bookshop // Approx AU$25 each for hardback

For the gardener // Super stylish wooden handled secatuers // From Surry Hills garden go-to mecca, Garden Life // AU$35

For the MAMIL {Middle Aged Man In Lycra} // Rapha City Cycling guides for Europe – for the true Rapha fan you will be excited to know that these guides are Rapha jersey pocket sized // Available at the new, and well worth a visit, Rapha Cycling Club in Surry Hills or purchase online here // $6 each

For the threads aficionado // These Hay hangers and Loop Hall Stand are perfect to hang his pieces while getting reading for a night out // Shop in-store or online at The Minimalist // Loop stand AU$325 / Set of 5 copper hangers AU$22

For the interiors devotee // Concrete print – the perfect layering piece for a relaxed collection of art with a masculine feel // Exclusively available from The Minimalist // From AU$49, available in two sizes, framed or unframed