Chill out gift guide for dad

Chill out guides of Dad

Before you sit down, panic and start searching the stores for a great gift for Father’s Day 2015. Maybe it’s time to take a lesson from dad and chillax.

Spending quality time with that important father figure in your life, you’ve got to make sure that you find an amazing gift. Your dad, like mine, works hard to ensure we (kids) are getting this best in life and sometimes they overwork themselves and just just need a break.

So check out these great chillax gift ideas for dad.

Parrot Flower Power

Dad a keen gardener, why not give him the gift of a long lasting and healthier plant. It’s is the first smart wireless sensor designed to help dad take care of his plants that provides advise to keep them flourishing. Using Bluetooth Smart technology, connects to your smartphone or tablet through a dedicated app which provides helpful notifications and predictions on what your plant needs to grow healthy.
RRP: $79.99
Stockist
: www.store-parrot.com.au/flower-power | Apple stores, specialist gardening stores & leading department stores

Parrot ZIK 2.0 Headphones

Uncompromised audio quality with Parrot ZIK 2.0 wireless headphones. The perfect mix of harmony tuned that Dad can enjoy without disturbing the rest of the family! He can listen for up to 18 hours at a time and the app features a smart audio tuning function to adapt the noise cancelling technology. What a great idea when on public transport. Combined with touch controls, motion detection and hands free capabilities. I think you might get a pair yourself for music on-the-go.
RRP: $499.94
Stockist: www.store-parrot.com.au/wireless-music/zik-2-0 | Apple, Myer, Tech2Go and leading audio stores

Maui Jim – Waterman
Is Dad one of those men who lives an adventurous life and likes to be outdoors, then the Waterman offers unrivalled clarity and functionality in the sunglasses range. Vents to maximise air circulation and allow for fog-free vision. Lightweight and durable nylon frame with a soft rubber inlay that completely cups the eyes in aerodynamic, ind-breaking lens protection. The Waterman’s PolarisedPlus2 lenses have the latest in lens protection technology including waterproof and oleophobic coatings to shed water and repel smudges, as well as proprietary CLEARSHELL® scratch-resistant coating to reduce scratches.
RRP: $297
Stockist: au.mauijim.com/en/shop/men/wrap/waterman

Clearly.com.au
Most screens and fluorescent lights emit high energy blue light that can cause eye damage and strain. That’s why after prolong use of our smartphones, tablets and computers, we can have dry eyes, blurred vision and eye strain. BlueReflect lenses offer a protective shield that reduces glare and blue light from digital screens and artificial lights. So if Dad is like us and we use our digital devices constantly, give Dad the protection he needs and the vision he wants. Your can order your BlueReflect lenses with any pair of specs with or without a prescription. Here are my choices for sunglasses and specs to choose from.

RRP $109: Derek Cardigan Sun 7028 (Sunglasses), comes in Wood or Black
RRP $219: Ray-Ban RB152 5195 Tortoise (Specs)
Stockist: www.clearly.com.au

Lululemon – Men
Sometimes, I wonder if Dad still needs convincing that yoga is not just for women, or that running in lucky ripped shorts and his favourite t-shirt (ancient) is cool. What he needs is some gear (cause Men don’t like shopping!), Lululemon Athletica is not only a yoga-inspired apparel company, it caters for any type of man who’s looking can sweating out at the gym, running, or hitting the mats. Check out these great ideas for Dad so that he doesn’t embarrases you or his neighbours in the studio.

RRP $65: In Motion Tank
RRP $69:
Surge Short 7″
RRP $89: The Reversible Big Mat
Stockist: www.lululemon.com.au

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