Father’s Day 2015 Gifting Guide
Every dad deserves the best, and gifting him with the perfect Father’s Day present is more than words. From grooming to jewelry to music, check out our top picks to keep the special man in your life so fresh and so clean!
The Wrist Manager: Mateo New York
Accessories Designer Mateo Bijoux has successfully managed to introduce the traditional male to non-traditional, one-of-a kind pieces that are relatable and speaks to the heart and soul of the “everyday” gentleman. One of Mateo’s signature pieces, the Anchor Braided Leather Bracelet, is a best-seller that is bold, refined and masculine for any man to pull off.
The Groomster: Smooth Skin Company
Created by Stanford Smith, who possesses more than 20 years of experience in the skincare industry, The Smooth Skin Company is an intelligent grooming regime armed with vitamins, nutrients, and superlative moisturizing agents in order to “Re-pair, Restore, and Re-energize” the skin. So buy today and your skin will THANK YOU later.
$30.00 for a starter kit, www.thesmoothcompany.com
The Sarotialist: Bevin Elias
With a resoluteness to outfit every gentleman, Bevin Elias’ signature lapel pins have been seen on some of of fashion’s most elite tastemakers and now you can own one of the artisanal pieces as well. This season, the Antique Rose Gold has become one of the best-sellers so pin your favorite guy today!
The Art Aficinado: Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic
Missed the recent Kehinde Wiley: A New Republic exhibit? No worries! Gift the art lover in your life with this gorgeously illustrated catalogue that features sixty reproductions of Wiley’s groundbreaking paintings and sculptures depicting contemporary African American men and women in traditional European portraiture. Plus it makes every coffee table look fabulous!
The Traveller: Mbarqgo Grooming Tote
Orderly is the new black and the The Tonsorial Tote from accessories house MBARQGO & Barber x Gornik & Drucker is great for the man always on the go. Perfect for storing all of your grooming products, this rich two-tone calfskin bag can house all of your essentials and other travel sized items without compromising the look and feel of this handsome number.
The Cavalier: MRMICHAELTHOMAS
With a mission to offer “Essential necessities for the gentleman amongst men,” MICHAEL THOMAS has been crafting handmade accessories since 2014 and has no intention of slowing down the pace. From bowties to pocket squares to scarves and even ties, these bespoke pieces are sure to upgrade your next outfit from basic to debonair.
Prices start at $27, www.mrmichaelthomas.com
The Metrosexual: Solo Noir for Men
A sophisicated blend of organic and all-natural ingredients that addresses ingrown hair, blemishes and other skin issues, Solo Noir represents the very best in what a grooming system should be. Their 2-in-1 facial and shaving products are guaranteed to help any man regain his skin swagger!
Complete grooming kits start at $62, www.solonoirformen.com
The Music Lover: Cecil Thornton & Transparent
Since Father’s Day falls on a Sunday what better way to spend it than listening to the sounds of singer Cecil Thornton & Transparent’s long-awaited new EP “VARIATION.” This gospel project is a fusion of neo-soul and jazz, with classic R&B styings, that delivers a modern message that speaks to our heart, minds and souls. Our favorite track: “No Ordinary Love.”