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Father’s Day Blog

June 2022

Father’s Day Blog


Fact 1. Raising children is the one of the only jobs where you can work up to 24 hours a day and it actually costs you money! Fact 2. Father’s day shopping can be notoriously tricky. Luckily, our Forge retailers’ range of gifts has got you covered this year! From tailored jackets, and great reads, to beguiling aftershaves and of course, novelty socks, we’ve got the perfect present for every dad/man in your life! Father’s Day is swiftly approaching (ahem, June 19th!), so we’d highly recommend getting your gift shopping started by having a look at this Forge #fathersday edit from @josiesmithmedia If you aren’t sure where to start, don’t you worry – be inspired by our blog!


THE WORKS STORES And Away… by Bob Mortimer @ £10.00 (RRP £20.00)

Bob Mortimer’s life was trundling along happily until suddenly in 2015 he was diagnosed with a heart condition that required immediate surgery and forced him to cancel an upcoming tour. The episode unnerved him but forced him to reflect on his life so far. This is the framework for his hilarious and moving memoir, And Away… Warm, profound, and irrepressibly funny, And Away… is Bob’s full life story (with a few lies thrown in for good measure.)

GEORGE @ ASDA Star Wars Darth Vader Dad Grey Printed Men’s T-Shirt @ £16.00

Perfect for any Star Wars fan, this crew neck, short sleeve, jersey fabric tee comes in a regular fit and is machine washable. (Fabric composition: 90% Cotton 10% Polyester.)

ROB THE JEWELLER White Gold Oysterflex Watches @ POA

Both models currently in stock. Rolex watches are crafted from the finest raw materials and assembled with scrupulous attention to detail. Certified precision. Unparalleled prestige. Timeless style. Explore the Rolex® collection @ Rob The Jewellers and find the watch that was made for you.


THE FRAGRANCE SHOP Tom Ford Ombre Leather Eau De Parfum 100ml Spray @ £130.00

Vast, untethered and driven, Tom Ford’s Ombré Leather evokes the vast landscape of the desert heart of the west. The fragrance reveals itself like a landscape in layers, where stretches of rock transform into sunrise blonde low on the horizon. Black leather is accompanied by spicy and floral notes of cardamom, jasmine sambac, patchouli, white moss and amber.

PEACOCKS Men’s Navy Ripstop Waterproof Jacket WAS £30.00 NOW £24.00

Protect dad from those unexpected showers whatever the season with this men’s raincoat. This lightweight waterproof coat in navy and blue features a zip-up front, with drawstring hood and handy zipped front pockets.

SUPERDRUG L’Oreal Men Expert Gentleman Duo Gift Set @ £12.00

Discover the Vita Lift range from L’Oreal Paris Men Expert. Vita Lift 5 Anti-Ageing & Firming Moisturiser is enriched with French Vine extract with antioxidant properties, and peppermint to defend against daily aggressions. Featuring Pro-retinol, known for its anti-ageing properties. Step 1: Fight the 5 signs of ageing and moisturise your skin with Men Expert Vita Lift 5 Anti-Ageing Moisturiser 50ml. Step 2: Shake roll-on deodorant before use; apply on underarms for up to 48H protection. Product code: 809760

SPECSAVERS Quiksilver Sunglasses @ £129.00

For an effortlessly cool summer style, go for these clear sunglasses from Quiksilver. In a Wayfarer-style square shape, the front has a smoky-grey tint to contrast the black sides. Finished with silver logo detail on the temples. (Product code:32263466)

RIVER ISLAND Multipack of 5 Black Socks @ £12.00

Each pair of these everyday socks feature an embroidered RI branded design. (Fabric & care 78% Cotton, 2% Elastane, 5% Nylon (polyamide), 15% Polyester. Do not iron. Machine wash at max 40°C very gentle. Do not bleach. Do not tumble dry. Product no: 387621)

RIVER ISLAND Red Super Skinny Fit Suit Jacket @ £90.00

Add a touch of rock and roll to your smart wardrobe with this super skinny fit suit. Crafted in high-stretch fabric to ensure the wearer can show off their best moves all night long. (RI model wears a UK 40 regular and is 186.5cm/6’1.5” tall. Product no: 387917.) Also available are matching skinny fit suit trousers, and black snaffle detail leather loafers.

PRIMARK Hard Shell Ribbed Suitcase @ £25.00

Help any man in your life travel in style with this sleek looking silver, hard shell suitcase. (Ref# 999110679702)

PRIMARK Printed Patterned Swim Shorts @ £5.00

Don’t let dad look washed out on the beach! These fun, black, swim shorts with pockets will bring some style to the seashore! (Ref# 991024578804)