As the men’s wear business continues to gain strength, retailers are hoping to maintain the momentum with a return to a more traditional Father’s Day offering. Gift items such as small leather goods, ties and sport coats, together with grooming products and technology-related accessories, are becoming the must-haves for Dad’s special day.
This story first appeared in the May 12, 2011 issue of WWD. Subscribe Today.
Pictured above, from left: Corneliani’s bag, Prada’s nylon swim trunks, Canali’s cashmere, linen and silk blazer, Canali’s pocket square, Jack Spade’s tie, Polo Ralph Lauren’s sunglasses, Jo Malone London’s Sweet Lime & Cedar Cologne, Coach’s iPad case, Breil’s watch, The Art of Shaving’s power brush, Perry Ellis’ hat, Braun’s mobile electric shaver, Halston Man’s Amber Eau de Toilette, Sperry Top-Sider’s shoes, Coach’s belt, Nautica’s belt, Louis Vuitton’s shoes, Miansai’s bracelets, MCM’s wallet, Yves Saint Laurent’s card holder, Gucci’s watch, Polo Ralph Lauren’s cotton shirt, Paul Smith’s sunglasses, Tom Ford’s Neroli Portofino Eau de Parfum, Orlebar Brown’s polyamide swim trunks, Yves Saint Laurent’s wallet, Rag & Bone’s cotton T-shirt, Dockers’ belt.
Market Editor: Luis Campuzano