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Announcing... The Design Files Father's Day Favourites!

Father's Day Favourites

You’d be forgiven for forgetting that it’s Father’s Day in exactly one month. We get it, there’s a lot going on right now. But also, you’re welcome for the public service announcement!

But gift-buying is a *little* tricky right now. So, to make things just a tad easier, today we launch our first ever properly SHOPPABLE gift guide!  TDF Father’s Day Favourites brings together our top picks of gift ideas, (plus discounts and special offers!) from four of our favourite local brands and retailers – Cult, July, Country Road and Thames & Hudson Australia.

It’s the ULTIMATE gift guide for the design-savvy Dad!

10th August, 2020

From left: Textured reversible belt from Country Road ($69.95). Leather shoe horn from Country Road ($39.95). Orbitkey from July. Cult Tower by Nau from Cult ($150). HAY PC portable light from Cult ($180). Sferico 6 glass from Cult ($75). Sferico 4 glass from Cult ($75). Bits and Bobs medium green container from Cult ($35). Books from Thames & Hudson Australia (from top): Sean Godsell: Houses by Sean Godsell ($100), Rone by Rone ($59.99), A Painted Landscape by Amber Creswell Bell ($59.99), Concrete Houses by Joe Rollo ($75). Art Direction – Annie Portelli. Styling – Lucy Feagins. Photo – Eve Wilson for The Design Files.

Cult Tower

CULT / $150

Concrete Houses

Thames & Hudson Australia / $75

Textured Reversible Belt

Country Road / $69.95

Cult Tower

CULT / $150

Concrete Houses

Thames & Hudson Australia / $75

Textured Reversible Belt

Country Road / $69.95

From left: Marble Light Table Lamp SV6 by &Tradition from Cult ($470). Orbitkey from July. Leather zip wash bag from Country Road ($99.95). HAY perforated large tray in soft grey from Cult ($110). Carry On luggage in navy by July ($295). Art Direction – Annie Portelli. Styling – Lucy Feagins. Photo – Eve Wilson for The Design Files.

Leather Zip Wash Bag

Country Road / $99.95

You can never have enough books! These are our top picks of Thames & Hudson Australia titles, with Sean Godsell: Houses at the top ($100) and a glimpse of Rone ($59.99)! Art Direction – Annie Portelli. Styling – Lucy Feagins. Photo – Eve Wilson for The Design Files.

Rone

Thames & Hudson Australia / $59.99

Rone

Thames & Hudson Australia / $59.99

From left: Two tone rib scarf from Country Road ($79.95). Type 75 desk lamp by Anglepoise from Cult ($400). Spotted socks from Country Road ($12.95). Carry All backpack in forest green from July ($225). Casual knit beanie in burnt orange from Country Road ($49.95). Carry On luggage in navy from July ($295). Steel shower wiper by Vipp from Cult ($210). Piece dyed heritage sweat in washed red and navy from Country Road ($99.95). Checked luggage in charcoal from July ($345). Salt + pepper shakers by Vipp from Cult ($470). Art Direction – Annie Portelli. Styling – Lucy Feagins. Photo – Eve Wilson for The Design Files.

From left: Cult Tower by Nau from Cult ($150). Sferico 4 glass by Karakter from Cult ($75). Sferico 6 glass from Cult ($75). Art Direction – Annie Portelli. Styling – Lucy Feagins. Photo – Eve Wilson for The Design Files.

From top: Piece dyed heritage sweat in washed red from Country Road ($99.95). Cable half zip knit in grey marle from Country Road ($129). Long sleeve Pima henley in navy from Country Road ($69.95). Long sleeve Pima henley in cinnamon from Country Road ($69.95). Cable half zip knit in navy from Country Road ($129). Art Direction – Annie Portelli. Styling – Lucy Feagins. Photo – Eve Wilson for The Design Files.

Leather Shoe Horn

Country Road / $39.95
Lucy Feagins
Monday 10th August 2020

I don’t know about anyone else, but Father’s Day feels like one of the HARDEST occasions to shop for. Dads seemingly have everything or nothing, and are totally happy either way. Which makes them strangely difficult to buy for.

Fear not, we’ve taken out the legwork for you. Our Father’s Day Favourites gift guide is shoppable right now over here… and each afternoon this week we’ll be taking a closer look at our favourite products from each of the four different Dad-worthy brands! From luxe luggage to glossy coffee table books and slick homewares, there’s something in there to suit every kind of Dad. And to make the deal even sweeter, there’s a special offer from each brand available to TDF readers!

Read on to find out which excellent brands are participating, and what deals they have in store!

Thames & Hudson Australia

Thames & Hudson Australia is a renowned publisher of high quality, unique coffee table books. Their titles span architecture, food, design, art and even history! 

The offer:
TDF readers take 25% off all titles and products site-wide (!) using the discount code DESIGN25 at checkout. Offer starts now and ends August 30th.

Shop Thames & Hudson Australia now!

Cult

Beloved design retailer Cult has been bringing us the best of local and international furniture and homewares for the last 20 years.

From European icons Vipp, to fan favourite HAY, Cult’s boutique selection of exclusive international brands are coveted all around the globe. So take those home accessories up a notch.

The offer:
10% off any purchase from the Father’s Day gift guide using discount code TDFCULT at checkout. Offer starts now, and ends August 30th.

Shop Cult now!

July

Melbourne based July are new kids on the block when it comes to luxury luggage, but they are sure making waves! Their sophisticated, elegant range of suitcases, weekenders and carry-alls come in up to nine different colours, and with brilliant innovation (like suitcases with built-in USB charging ports!) making them the ultimate travel companion. Forget Father’s Day, we have these on our own wishlists!

The offer:
Free personalisation, free shipping and a free Orbitkey keyring with any purchase from the Father’s Day Favourites gift guide (offer automatically applied at checkout). This package is worth a whopping $140! Offer starts now and ends August 30th.

Shop July now!

Country Road

Never underestimate socks and jocks…  especially when they’re from Country Road! The heritage Australian brand is our go-to for sophisticated basics and quality accessories, ideal for both the understated Dad or the perfectly groomed Papa.

The offer:
$20 off a purchase over $100 by using the discount code TDF20 or presenting this article in-store! Offer starts now and ends August 30th.

Shop Country Road now!

 

 

All deals start today, and end August 30th. So get your skates on, you’ve got just three weeks to make the most of them! 

Shop the full Father’s Day Favourites lineup here!

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