Father’s Day Gift Guide 2012
AUDEMARS PIGUET LIMITED EDITION
Just 250 discerning individuals will be lucky enough to own the commemorative timepiece offered by Audemars Piguet to introduce its new location in New York City. The self-winding chronograph with date is housed in a stainless steel case engraved with “Royal Oak Offshore – 57th Street – limited edition,” with black rubber bezel, crown and pushpieces. Water resistant to 100 meters, the watch has a black dial and a hand-stitched “hornback” crocodile strap with a stainless steel AP folding clasp. This exclusive timepiece is $26,000.
Audemars Piguet Boutique at Bal Harbour Shops
9700 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour
THE DISCRIMINATING SCOTCH DRINKER
What man wouldn’t cherish three bottles of Dewar’s Reserve Scotch whiskies – a 12 year-old, 18 year-old and the ultra rare Signature – presented in a beautifully stitched leather case. Treat Dad (or yourself) to some of the finest! The 12 year-old is a luxuriously rich, fruity and smooth blend; the 18 year-old is double aged in vintage oak casks, a wonderfully smooth and creamy full-bodied whiskey; and Dewar’s flagship, The Signature, unparalleled elegance and complexity, available in limited quantities in numbered bottles. The set of three 200ml bottles retails for $99.99 but is offered especially for Father’s Day for $49.97, including free shipping when ordered online. This gift and many more are also available at all 30 Crown Wine & Spirits locations.
BLACK TIE JOHNNY WALKER CUPCAKES
Combine scrumptious Ghirardelli Chocolate and Johnny Walker Black Label with Madagascar Vanilla Butter Cream frosting, and you’ll have a sure hit for the guy in your life! A half-dozen Black Tie Johnny Walker Cupcakes are delivered in a special gift box with a Father’s Day card for $20. Or the same package with a flask-sized bottle of Johnny Walker Black Label added is just $35. The cost includes delivery in the Miami area, and Broward deliveries are available for a small fee.
J.CREW SHIRT OF THE MONTH CLUB
Give Dad the gift that keeps giving all through the year. J.Crew’s style expert Jack O’Connor from “Jack Knows Best” will select a shirt every month for Shirt of the Month Club members. $695 gets one shirt delivered from J.Crew’s current collection each month for one year.
FATHER’S DAY CHARITY SHOPPING WEEKEND
Shop the Saks Fifth Avenue Men’s collection for charity at our Bal Harbour location. The charity shopping weekend will kick off the evening of Thursday, June 17 at 6:30 PM with our first ever Father’s Day Honors Celebration. 10% of Saks Fifth Avenue Men’s Collection sales that evening and throughout the weekend will be donated to the Children First Society for UM Pediatrics. CFS is dedicated to raising awareness and supporting the wide array of programs in the Department of Pediatrics. The Saks Fifth Avenue Men’s collection, which is exclusive to Saks, has a comprehensive assortment of high-quality menswear, shoes and accessories so you can simultaneously find dad the perfect gift and raise money for charity.
Saks Fifth Avenue Bal Harbour
9700 Collins Avenue, Bal Harbour
FATHER’S DAY JAZZ BRUNCH AT THE SETAI
Come and relax to the sounds of live jazz while indulging in endless Taittinger, Brut Prestige or signature Russian Standard Bloody Marys at The Restaurant at The Setai. Modern presentations of Asian-inspired favorites include: Authentic Chinese, Thai, and Indian stations, Noodles and Dim Sum to order, Spicy Thai Chicken Wings, Korean Barbecued Back Ribs and Fried Pork Belly, Slow Cooked Singaporean Fried Chicken and Roast Leg of Lamb, Fresh Seafood Bar featuring locally sourced Crab, Oysters, Mussels, Gulf Shrimp and Home-Smoked Salmon. $85 per person, excluding tax and gratuity. Father’s Day diners also have the chance to win: Dinner for Four in The Restaurant with bottle of Taittinger, Brut Prestige; Lunch for Four at The Pool & Beach Bar with bottle of Taittinger, Brut Prestige Rose; Bottle of Taittinger, Brut Prestige and Canapés in the relaxed elegance of The Courtyard. Valet and municipal parking are available. Call or email for reservations or information.
The Restaurant at The Setai
2001 Collins Avenue, Miami Beach
DAD’S NIGHT OUT
Treat Dad to dinner and a movie at Southland Mall. Dine at any of Southland Mall’s fine restaurants, spending $40 or more, and receive two FREE tickets to Regal Cinemas’ 16-plex movie theater. This offer, valid while supplies last, begins at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 20 through closing time. Movie tickets will be presented at the time of dinner purchase.
20505 South Dixie Highway, Cutler Bay
Add a futuristic touch to Dad’s favorite room with this ultra-modern Diamond Plate Foosball Table by On the Edge. The game board features black and silver-finished players, chrome-plated balls and diamond-plated accents that add excitement and style to the classic game.
Diamond Plate Foosball Table, $999.99
DAD’S BREW AND BAR-B-Q
Pinecrest Gardens is firing up the grill for Father’s Day to treat Dad to a delicious summer Bar-B-Q, complete with all the fixings. The whole family will enjoy a casual afternoon at the Garden’s picnic area, or bring blankets and lawn chairs for your own space amid the beautiful tropical surroundings. There will be live music and fun activities for all. Pinecrest Gardens is one of South Florida’s premiere botanical gardens. The cost, which includes beer and soft drinks, is $25 for adults, $10 for kids 5 to 10 years old, and free for those under 5. The Bar-B-Q will be served from 12:30 to 3 p.m. Reservations please, as space is limited.
11000 Red Road, Village of Pinecrest
ABAS LEATHER IPAD CASE
For the technologically savvy Dad who owns an Apple iPad, this goatskin leather case is a durable and stylish choice to protect it from bumps and scratches. A side portfolio pocket keeps papers organized, and snap closures hold the iPad secure for easy handling. Personalization available. For sale exclusively at Neiman Marcus. Priced at $125 and $135 if personalized.
TERRE D’HERMÈS EAU DE TOILETTE
Perfumer Jean Claude Ellena created Terre d’Hermès for the man with his feet firmly on the ground and his head in the clouds. The earthy scent combines vibrant notes of orange and cedar for a journey through the elements for a woody, vegetal and mineral eau de toilette. $105, natural spray, 3.3 fl. Oz.
NUMBER ONE DAD DESERVES THE BEST!
Ranked the number one Champagne in the world in a blind-tasting of over 1,000 brands, Armand de Brignac epitomizes unmatched winemaking expertise and a true passion for the art of Champagne. From the award-winning Champagne Cattier chateau of Chigny-les-Roses, France, the Champagne is produced from grape to glass through traditional hand methods by family patriarch Jean-Jacques Cattier and his son, Alexandre Cattier, along with only eight others. Bearing the recognizable Ace of Spades insignia on its bottle, Armand de Brignac boasts three prestige cuvées – Brut Gold, Rosé and Blanc de Blancs – each reflecting the discerning tastes of those who desire the finer things in life. The metallic bottle, inspired by famed French fashion designer André Courrèges, is crafted entirely by hand, featuring the insignias and hand-applied pewter labels. The bottle is presented in a black wooden case embossed with the Champagne’s royal crest, lined in velvet and fitted with an engraved nameplate. Armand de Brignac is truly an experience of luxury. Available from Crown Wine & Spirits for $299.
BRING OUT THE BAND!
The Whitney Boin “Dash” Band would make any man feel especially loved. Custom made in Platinum or 18 Karat Gold and set with either White or Black Diamonds, its perfect for Father’s Day! Price upon request. Available at Jennifer@jenniferboin.com.
Jennifer Boin Personal Jeweler
The Offices at Merrick Park, Salon #240
4425 Ponce de Leon Boulevard, Coral Gables
PAMPER DAD FOR FATHER’S DAY
Bay Harbor Islands’ trendy new salon, 1160 Hair, has Dad in mind with these treatment packages designed to make him feel very special. The Stud features a haircut, manicure and an oh so relaxing pedicure for $80; or The Gentleman which includes a haircut and men’s facial for $80. But if you really want to get his attention, The King is the thing. A haircut, facial, manicure, and pedicure served with lunch and Champagne for $135. How divine! Book your appointments today.
1160 Kane Concourse, Bay Harbor Islands