Your essential gift guide this Father’s Day

Watches, robes, socks and shavers – wherefore art tho perfect gift? Whether he’s a seasoned traveller or just a big kid at heart, we’ve done the hard yards for you and curated your Father’s Day gift guide to surprise and delight the hero in your life (calendar note: mark Sunday 2 September!).
The best part? You can sift our list for the perfect buy and bundle together all in one place here at MLC Centre.
Fashion-forward father

The new Castlereagh Street opening of NINA ARMANDO Men means all-new high-winter and high-summer collections – crafted around the European calendar, of course – are at your fingertips, giving you a host of options to spoil dad on his big day. With warmer months just around the corner, the NINA ARMANDO MEN’s comfy collection is the way to go with easy to wear loathers, boat shoes, or the cream of the crop: stylish structured leather sneakers for a distinguished look no matter the occasion.
Our Insider Tip? For the ultimate splurge, NINA ARMANDO Men’s lux lace-up boots for $249.00 (available in black or tan), are worlds apart with grained leather and white rubber soles. The superbly structured shoe has been designed with elevated levels of comfort to be treasured and adored for years to come. 
Unusual suspects: Blooms for Him

A splash of colour meets pure indulgence with these craft gift packs from Pearsons Florist. Whether he’s a foodie of floral aficionado, the new selection of hampers offers the crème de la crème of sweets and savouries, packaged in gorgeous crates. The ‘Sweet & Savoury!’ gourmet box packs a flavour punch with Maggie Beer sauces, Miguel Maestre treats and sweets, with the option to add Champagne or chocolates for extra delight.
Our Insider Tip? You can’t go past the ‘Beer & Snacks Hamper’ for a brilliant blend of class and blokey-ness! For $110.00 you’ll present a hamper complete with Peroni Beer, Pierre Ponnelle Cote du Rhone and gourmet savouries, delivered in Pearsons’ signature gourmet crate.
All things sugar and spice

From silky layers of mille feulle pastry to butter sponge and fresh fruits, little says ‘I love you’ quite like the celebration of cake. With over a hundred cakes and desserts to choose from, CBD Cakes by Alexander’s Patisserie will set the scene with gourmet treats for intimate gatherings or larger cakes and slabs for up to 24 guests. Sift through the extravagant library online and order early!
Our Insider Tip? Add a touch of personalisation with a customised plaque and message for an additional $3.90.
Visit these stockists at MLC Centre:
NINA ARMANDO Men, Shop 719 Castlereagh St
Pearsons Florist, Level 6
CBD Cakes, Level 6