You know the year is really flying by when the Father's Day reminder pops up in the calendar again!

For some dads this will be their very first (no doubt sleep-deprived but rewarding) Father's Day, while other dads may still be (no doubt tiresomely but proudly) making their way through a life-time collection of socks and jocks.

No matter how many times you have said 'Happy Father's Day' over the years, why not surprise dad by adding one of these fun and unique gifts or experiences to really make his day next Sunday 4 September.

A New Dish On The Menu At Neil Perry's Eleven Bridge / Run To Paradise Shorts From Joe Bananas / Tom Dixon Cube Pen / Wanderers Travel Co Leather Toiletries Bag / Maelstron 9 Glicee Digital Print On Fine Art Paper By Luke Shadbolt From Michael Reid Sydney / Domino Set - Mahogany Brass Plating Over Wood With Brass Inlay From Becker Minty / Bemboka Reversible Cotton Blanket / Eames Classic Lounge & Ottoman in Walnut & Black Vicenza Leather From Living Edge / Ultimate Ears Wireless Speakers


On the first day of Christmas my true love sent to me . . . 

The 'Surprise Light' evokes memories of childhood parties and Christmas all year round via Lightly

For the spontaneous Summer weekends away, how could you go past a leather weekender by Eddie Harrop

Distinctive, individually handmade (and of course copper!) garden tools designed specifically to connect hand and earth for the considered gardener via Grafa

Whether you're spending New Years curled up by the beach or by a fireplace somewhere exotic, a pair of Olivia Von Halle silk pyjamas is a must-have for all seasons.


A dramatic and architectural take on Kelly Wearstler’s signature use of mixed metals and geometric forms, this floor lamp will light up your home this Christmas and beyond via Becker Minty

There is something so romantic and beautiful about an old fashioned polaroid, via Hunting For George

A new pair of swimmers from the Zimmermann Summer collection are beautiful enough to wear from the beach to the bar! Via Zimmermann 

Hermès have teamed with Apple to release the ultimate modern accessory this Christmas via Apple

This Kitchenaid was made for us! The iconic mixer has been released in three shades of metallic this season via Williams Sonoma

Carved from solid alder wood with a hand-gilded gold finish, the 'Limited Edtiion Gold Eames House Bird' has been crafted after an artefact of America folk art treasured by Charles and Ray Eames via Living Edge

Heading to cooler climates for the holidays, take these adorable furry mittens on your travels! Via  Glamour Pussy NYC

Heading to cooler climates for the holidays, take these adorable furry mittens on your travels! Via Glamour Pussy NYC

Of course we have to include something from the Tom Dixon range! The ingenious spherical spice grinder via Macleay on Manning

OK, so I don't think the lyrics went quite like that, but what would I do with a partridge in a pear tree anyway?!

We hope you find some of your designer dreams under the tree this Christmas. You have been nice haven't you . . .