Father’s Day gift guide



Elysium Magazine knows one of the most important days in year is the celebration of the ultimate discerning gent – dad. So what do you get the man who has it all? Provide a few ideas to ensure you get it spot on this year.



The Thinker



Sometimes it is the simple things that get the most appreciation. Stationary is always high up on the list of essentials for the dad. Edited.co.uk take this seriously and the Big Thinker’s notebook is perfect to capture those ideas as they come to mind.


Big Thinkers – Darwin/ Woolfe – £15



The Creative



The discerning gent should always have a luxury pen with him at all times – but in the current workplace, does anyone need a pen? The move to tablets has taken off and the man of the house needs to be at the forefront, hail the range from Wacom.


Wacom Bamboo Stylus Fineline is a smart stylus with new ‘thin tip’ technology that makes navigating, writing, sketching and sharing on an iPad feel effortless. Its features also include pressure sensitivity and palm rejection for increased precision and a more fluid action. The luxury Fineline is £49.99 and available from Wacom.com.



How about if you like things free and easy? Remain true to your style and simplify your mobile life with the smoothest pen-like experience on touch screen whether you navigate, write or doodle. The Bamboo Stylus solo is available from Wacom.com at £16.99.



The Thrill Seeker



Ultimate Driving at Goodwood is an exhilarating experience with serious motorcars for serious fun with thrill factor guaranteed. Buy an experience for your Dad… or drop some serious hints to your family about your own Ultimate Dad credentials.


Ultimate Driving at Goodwood powered by BMW is a luxury opportunity to experience the best in world-class performance cars – both BMW and MINI – and is tailored to combine the very best elements of Performance, Off Road and Academy to create one exhilarating driving experience.


Experiences are from £69 per person, e-mail circuit@goodwood.com for further information and bookings.



The Drinker



The Glenlivet Master Distiller, Alan Winchester, proudly presents the Masters Distiller’s Reserve range, a signature collection of three exceptional triple-cask matured single malt whiskies. Available exclusively to international travellers from 1st July 2015, the collection elegantly showcases the unrivalled quality and character that has become part of the signature of The Glenlivet’s classic style – ‘the single malt that started it all’.


Master Distiller’s Reserve – Traditional oak casks deliver the classic style of The Glenlivet of ripe fruit pear and gentle summer floral notes. Available from $52.


New Master Distiller’s Reserve Solera Vatted – To craft this exceptional liquid, the casks – Ex-Sherry, American Oak and Traditional Oak – are brought together in a Solera Vat. Available from $75.


New Master Distiller’s Reserve Small Batch – Each unique batch of this exclusive expression, is created with individually selected casks, chosen from the collection of whiskies maturing in The Glenlivet warehouses. Available from $150.


For further information visit www.theglenlivet.com.



The Music Lover



This Fathers Day, the flagship model of Pioneer’s new Superior Club Sound headphones are the perfect gift. Quipped with two newly designed, high performance 50 mm drivers based on those of the legendary HDJ-2000 high-end headphones, this product offers supreme sound quality that is intensively used by famous DJs all over the world.



And we know your dads are gadget mad, so there’s also an integrated microphone and remote control, with a 1.2 m tangle-free, detachable D-shaped cord.


Pioneer SE-MX9 Headphones – £249.99 from www.pioneer.co.uk



The Foodie



For Dads with big appetites, Gaucho Restaurants will be serving their sizeable Sunday Lunch this Father’s Day.


Treat Dad to a Gaucho board loaded with whole roasted Chimichurri-infused chicken or grass-fed Argentinian roast beef and Yorkshire puddings cooked in beef dripping – served with roast potatoes, roast parsnips, Vichy carrots, sautéed French beans, butter roasted cauliflower, and gravy.


Available as a standalone board, or as part of Gaucho’s set lunch menu starting at £23, Gaucho’s outstanding Sunday roast with an Argentine twist is the perfect way to satisfy a manly appetite and celebrate Father’s Day with the whole family.



Also as part of its Father’s Day offering, Gaucho will be providing recipe cards for cooking the perfect steak and making the best gin & tonic, as well as a pot of Gaucho’s homemade chimichurri sauce, to all Dads dining on June 21st.


For more information visit www.gauchorestaurants.co.uk

Sam U.

Sam U.

Sam loves all things style and grooming. He’s passionate about showcasing new technology, helping to tell the story of new businesses and entertainment for the discerning gent.