Need some inspiration? Read Teesside Park gift guide
It’s Father’s Day on Sunday 19th June. To mark the day, we’ve put together some of the most inspired ideas for gifts, food, drink and experiences at Teesside Park – bowling and pizza anyone?
From the best places for lunch and brunch to days out at Showcase cinema via tech gifts, men’s grooming, Hotel Chocolat limited edition releases, spring/summer 2022 fashion trends and original ideas for presents, here’s your go-to guide to making this Father’s Day one to remember.
Father’s Day fashion buys
Some of the biggest trends in menswear for summer 2022 are classic pieces (cardigan, tapered trousers) mixed in with bright blast of tropical colours, long shorts for summer and loafers alongside pristine old-school sneakers. With the wedding calendar back in full swing this year, he might also be in need of a new suit (textures and tonal shades are leading the way this season).
For sharp tailoring, head to Moss Bros, Next and Marks & Spencer – they’ll also be able to do alterations for the perfect fit. For breakout pieces such as neon T-shirts and colour blocked hoodies then H&M and River Island have you covered.
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If you’re looking for sneakers and shoes, Schuh and Footasylum have every brand under the sun including adidas, Vans and Nike while Clarks remains a go-to for enduring smart boots, shoes and sandals for men. Marks & Spencer is also the inspired place to find wardrobe essentials such as neat polo shirts, lightweight summer trousers and sliders.
Tech gifts for him
Back in April, Apple announced the updated iPhone SE, Mac Studio, Mac Studio Display and an upgraded iPad Air while the new Beats Fit Pro are ideal for runners. Samsung has also recently launched the Galaxy S22 and S22+ that feature dynamic cameras with advanced intelligent image processing and the first-ever 4nm processor on a Galaxy smartphone. EE and O2 both offer incredible deals while Currys has the latest Bluetooth speakers and sound bars.
Lunch, brunch and dinner ideas
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Fancy a day out? Or a night off? Whether you’re making it a family occasion or are parents escaping for the day, Teesside Park has a huge array of cafes, fast food and restaurants for every occasion.
Original gifts for Father’s Day
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Hotel Chocolat is the perfect place for kids to go shopping themselves and find chocolate slabs and sharing boxes featuring Fudge Sundaes, Chocolate Orange Pots and White Macarons for dad. If you’re looking for your partner, there is drinking chocolate, coffee pairings and unexpected salted caramel vodka and Chateau Chocolat red wine.
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Menkind has a huge selection of offbeat ideas including gadgets (pie makers, 3D pens, car chargers), Star Wars and Marvel-themed toys (the 3D wallmounted Spider-Man face is one of their top-selling gifts), BrewDog beer-brewing kits, drones and neon signs. Game in SportsDirect also will come up with the goods for those who love their gaming.
Grooming gifts for Father’s Day
Boots and Superdrug are always great stores for shaving kits, body washes and Father’s Day special offers while TK Maxx’s cosmetics and men’s grooming department always have brilliant finds for clipper sets and washbags.
Gift cards and experiences
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Movie and a meal? Or give him Showcase Cinema vouchers so he can disappear to the big screen for some down time or book yourselves a night out. You could also take the night/afternoon off to hit Hollywood Bowl which features 26 lanes, a private VIP area, an American-style diner, a bar and amusements. Book here.