THE FATHERS DAY GUIDE – STREET SMARTS

 

Toady I continue with my Fathers Day Look Book series, my humble attempt to inspire and guide dads back to a sense of style. And, at the same time, offer a few gifting ideas for the much-loved dads for Fathers Day coming up this weekend.

 

If you are not sure what I am going on about, check out my first post in the series here

 

Today’s dad has an appreciation for Street Style. He is the dad who cannot wait for the weekend, who eagerly casts aside his workwear on a Saturday morning, only to slip into his favourite joggers-and-sneakers combination. A relaxed fit and comfort drive his style decisions, which must facilitate his busy lifestyle, as he goes about the Saturday morning brunch circuit. 

 

Street Smarts Fathers Day Look Book

 

Comfort does not mean this dad sacrifices elements of his style. He keeps his look on-trend by incorporating key statement pieces, such as this yellow knit paired with dark olive green joggers. The pop of colour ensures he stands out in a crowd, for all the right reasons.

 

Elements of Street Style Fathers Day Look Book

 

His use of statement pieces continues in his selection of accessories, as is evidenced in his selection of this Via Veneta Provoque Untamed iPad Satchel from Via La Moda. Our Street Smart dad is a true African at heart and he confidently expresses this.

 

Trident Watch Aberdeen Fathers Day Look Book

 

In keeping with his sense of Street Style, our dad selects for himself a watch that reflects this ethos. The Aberdeen watch from Trident Timepieces hits the mark. Trident offer high quality, well designed watches at a price that allows any dad to own multiple pieces, to reflect his ever-changing style.

 

Finally our Street Smart dad rounds off his look by carefully selecting his footwear. His desire is to maintain the street theme while at the same time ensure his interpretation sets him apart from pretenders. These navy Storm Trooper embossed leather Chukka Boots from Dune London up his street style cred while giving the overall look a great sporty finish.

 

Dune London Storm Troopers Street Smart Look Book

 

Time To Win!

To help you celebrate Fathers Day this coming Sunday, I am giving away a R1 500 Dune London voucher and a Trident Watch to one lucky reader. Fancy winning this for your dad for Fathers Day? Be sure to check out my other two posts in this series, with further options for Fathers Day inspiration. Here’s what you need to do:

  • Select which look and pair of Dune London shoes you like best and in the comments section of that post, tell me why.
  • Then watch my Twitter account, and retweet the post that you like best for a second chance to enter the giveaway. To be eligible for the Twitter entry, be sure to check out Trident Watches on Twitter and give them a follow!

The nitty gritty

Please note that the giveaway is only open to South African readers living anywhere in South Africa. The giveaway closes on Friday 17 June 2016 at 16h00. The winner will be announced on Saturday 18 June 2016 here on the blog.

And the Winner is…

The winner of the Dune London voucher and a watch from Trident Timepieces is Njabulo Lesego (@bulo_bae on Twitter), who entered via Twitter. Well done Njabulo!

Photography by Lebz Skywalker, on the web and Instagram.

 

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1 Comment

  1. After reading all your posts ,My dad is definitely the Street Smarts guy , he loves looking Smart but casual which suits his down to earth , loving, caring and sharing personality while my hubby is the Happy traveler guy ,he loves to look professional, smart and sleek 🙂 following on twitter @denise_tf , RT and liked

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