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Announcing... The Design Files Father's Day Favourites 2021!

Father's Day Favourites

The concept of time is slightly challenging to grasp at the moment… and somehow, Father’s Day is just around the corner. How did that happen?!

It’s a bit hard to get out there and go shopping in Melbourne and Sydney right now, so we’re bringing the shopping to you with our SHOPPABLE Dad’s Day 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 – Country Road, Designstuff, Hardie Grant Publishing and David Jones.

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

16th August, 2021

Ferm Living Grib Toolbox Organiser ($139) from Designstuff. Book from Hardie Grant Publishing. Philips S7783/50 Series 7000 Skin IQ Shaver ($299) from David Jones. Prada Lunda Rossa Carbon Eau De Toilette ($142) from David Jones. Demm Mug ($14.95) from Country Road. Tooletries The Face Scrubber ($20) from Designstuff. Alessi Plisse Electric Water Kettle ($249) from Designstuff. Zone Denmark Rocks Ice Bucket w/ Tongs ($129) from Designstuff. Zone Denmark Singles Tray ($49) from Designstuff.  Photography – Eve Wilson for The Design Files. Art Direction – Annie Portelli. Styling – Lucy Feagins. Checkered plinths by P0ly Designs.

Braun MGK5060 All-In-One Trimmer, 8-in-1 Styling Kit ($99) from David Jones. Zone Denmark Shower Wiper Squeegee ($79) from Designstuff. Prada Lunda Rossa Carbon Eau De Toilette ($142) from David Jones. Onsen Soap Holder ($29.95) from Country Road. Zone Denmark Illuminated Standing Mirror ($229) from Designstuff. Photography – Eve Wilson for The Design Files. Art Direction – Annie Portelli. Styling – Lucy Feagins. Checkered plinths by P0ly Designs.

Selection of books from Hardie Grant Publishing. Zone Denmark Singles Tray ($49) from Designstuff. Oddthing Wavy Baby Card Stand ($69) from Designstuff. Photography – Eve Wilson for The Design Files. Art Direction – Annie Portelli. Styling – Lucy Feagins. Checkered plinths by P0ly Designs.

How Wild Things Are

Hardie Grant / $45

Selection of books from Hardie Grant Publishing. Blaze Blaze Curl Candle ($55) from Designstuff. Oddthing Wavy Baby Card Stand ($69) from Designstuff. Zone Denmark Illuminated Standing Mirror ($229) from Designstuff. Ultra Facial Cream ($88) from David Jones. Facial Fuel Moisture Treatment  ($38) from David Jones. Ultra Facial Oil-Free Cleanser ($34) from David Jones. Heritage Cap ($39.95) from Country Road. Ferm Living Meridian Table Lamp ($329) from Designstuff. Photography – Eve Wilson for The Design Files. Art Direction – Annie Portelli. Styling – Lucy Feagins. Checkered plinths by P0ly Designs.

Ferm Living Ripple Carafe Set ($79) from Designstuff. Normann Copenhagen Cognac Glasses, Set of 2 ($79) from Designstuff. Zone Denmark Rocks Jigger/Spirit Measure ($35) from Designstuff. Zone Denmark Rocks Cocktail Shaker ($84) from Designstuff. Zone Denmark Rocks Ice Bucket w/ Tongs ($129) from Designstuff.  Photography – Eve Wilson for The Design Files. Art Direction – Annie Portelli. Styling – Lucy Feagins. Checkered plinths by P0ly Designs.

Classic Panama ($69.95). Organically Grown Cotton Sneaker ($99.95). Beau Small Beach Towel ($49.95). Photography – Eve Wilson for The Design Files. Art Direction – Annie Portelli. Styling – Lucy Feagins. Checkered plinths by P0ly Designs.

Classic Panama

Country Road / $69.95

Classic Panama

Country Road / $69.95
Lucy Feagins
Monday 16th August 2021

It’s that time of year again… what the hell are you gonna get your Dad for Father’s Day?!

Don’t worry – we’ve done the hard yards to take the stress out of it with our annual Father’s Day Favourites gift guide – shoppable right now over here! Each afternoon this week we’ll be taking a closer look at a few of our favourite things from each of the four different Dad-worthy brands – Country Road, Designstuff, Hardie Grant Publishing and David Jones! 

Read on to find out the excellent brands involved, and what deals they have in store!

Country Road

We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again – it’s just not a special gift-giving occasion unless there’s a little Country Road in the mix! You can always count on the classics from this iconic Australian brand – and they’re offering 10% off full-priced items to sweeten the deal.

You can’t go wrong with the annual wardrobe staple update – deck out your Dad in a heritage navy cap and socks, or jazz it up a little with this sleek waffle jumper and leather sneakers combo.

The offer:

10% off full-priced items online using the code TDF10 at the checkout.

Shop Country Road now!

Designstuff

No one loves everyday home things more than a Dad – and no one does the every day home things better than Designstuff!

The design-savvy Dad will love the Alessi Plisse Electric Water KettleZone Denmark Shower Wiper Squeegee or the Ferm Living Meridian Table Lamp, while those settling into the reality of lockdown life might want a home-bar upgrade with MENU Umanoff Wine Rack or a set of Normann Copenhagen Cognac or Dessert Glasses.

The offer:

15% off storewide when you enter code TDF15 at the Designstuff online store checkout. Offer ends August 30, 2021.

(Offer excludes: AYTM, Banwood, Ben-Tovim, By Lassen, Hay, Jupiduu, Kin Design, Lillagunga, Molly Barker, Muuto, Oliver Furniture, Leander, Behr & Co, Belle And Co Living, Charlie Crane, Donna Delaney, karst, Kristina Dam, Leander, Lillagunga, Lumil, Marset, Barnaby Lane, and gift cards.)

Shop Designstuff now!

Hardie Grant Publishing

Independent, Australian-owned publisher Hardie Grant Publishing have an excellent range of books on offer, across almost every subject. The only issue is trying to narrow down your choices! We’ve put together an edit of all our favourite Dad-worthy titles (more on this later in the week), which Hardie Grant Publishing are generously discounting by 20% exclusively for TDF readers!

Although we might not be able to do a whole lot of travel right now, you can still feed Dad’s wanderlust with books like  Explore Australia 2022, ie the ultimate guide book covering 700 regional towns across the country, or Bruce Pascoe and Vicky Shukuroglou’s Loving Country.  Foodie fathers might enjoy titles like master fishmonger Josh Niland’s thoughtful and inspiring Take One Fish or some good old fashioned pasta recipes from The Pasta Man!

The offer:

From Monday 16 – Sunday 29 August 2021, use the code TDF20 at Readings online checkout to receive 20% off the TDF Father’s Day Favourites edit.

Shop Hardie Grant Publishing titles now!

David Jones

These days Dads are pretty savvy with self care, and David Jones has got everything you need to help show them a little love. They’ve got some great Kiehl’s deals going for Father’s Day (the Facial Fuel Energising Moisture Treatment specifically formulated for men’s skin is a good place to start!). A little luxury goes a long way with the purchase of Prada’s brand new fragrance, Luna Rossa Ocean Carbon EDT – both the 50ml and 100ml come with a complimentary gift!

The offer:

Kiehl’s: Spend $75 or more on full-priced Kiehl’s and receive a complimentary 4-piece Father’s Day gift including Facial Fuel Moisturiser 15ml, Facial Fuel Cleanser 30ml, Body Fuel Wash 30ml, and Kiehl’s pouch. Available online + in-store. Offer ends September 4, 2021.

Prada: Receive a complimentary Prada Luggage Tag with the purchase of a 50ml Luna Rossa Ocean EDT, OR, receive a complimentary Prada Travel Pouch with the purchase of 100ml Luna Rossa Ocean EDT. Available online + in-store. Offer ends September 5, 2021.

Braun + Philips: Take up to 45% off the RRP off men’s grooming products from Braun and Philips. Available online only. Offer ends September 5, 2021.

Shop David Jones now!

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