Beloved by members of the Royal Family, English brand Tusting makes cult last-a-lifetime leather goods. Founded in 1875, and still family-owned, its classic Clipper comes in both leather and canvas (from £500) and have padded pockets for laptops, rear slip pockets and two internel pockets The bags can be embossed with a personalized, handwritten message.
Europe’s stealth wealth luggage brand, still handmade in Italy. Its 84 spinner suitcase (£1,475) has a ribbed aluminum shell that is lightweight and still sturdy enough to keep your belongings secure. The wheels – stable, smooth and silent have Japanese engineering to keep them on the road for decades to come, the interior is thoroughly Italian in its design, with dual compartments, flexible straps and a zipped pocket.
Launched in March 2022, this inflatable tent (£825) is a collaboration between cult Icelandic heritage brand 66°North and German camping gear innovator Heimplanet. Originally founded in the early 20th century to provide protective outerwear for fishermen and search and rescue teams in the North Atlantic, 66°North aims to create products that last a lifetime. that are engineered around the outdoors and made to last a lifetime. Taking less than a minute to pitch but with enough space for three persons to sleep, plus baggage, or up to five persons to sit together.
Meridian Audio has worked with LG to create more immersive sound quality to its latest earbuds, the UFP9 (£199.98), alongside active noise cancellation and IPX4 for weather-proofing. While recharging, the UVnano lights in the case nixes 99.9% of bacteria and the earbuds are available in both charcoal and white.
With climates that tend towards extremes, Nordic countries do performance clothes extremely well and are pioneers at incorporating sustainability into the design process. For the cycling father in your life, the new 2-in-1 Modular Ride Infinity Jacket (£450) has been constructed using 50% recycled face content and a PFC-free durable water-repellent treatment. Lightweight (it weighs 650g) and with a removable, reversible vest, there’s also a secured pocket and a reflective collar.
Started in the 1980s, and initially best known for its speakers, Ruark has just as many fans for its R1 Radio ($299). Compact enough for travel, there’s DAB, DAB+ and FM tuning, plus an OLED display screen, Bluetooth connectivity, USB-C charge and playback port, switchable auxiliary input and headphone output. It’s available in Light Cream and Espresso finishes.
These boots (£125) from British outdoors designer Barbour toggle happily between urban streets and light countryside and are light enough for summer trips. With three eyelets and a padded collar, they’re made from leather with a pull at the back.
Solo Stove (£97)
For camping fathers who care for both style and the environment. This portable stainless steel and nichrome wire stove uses sticks, twigs and pine cones, with a ventilation system that draws oxygen through the holes at the bottom and a double wall that creates a secondary combustion that aims to reduce smoke and a faster boil. Weighs just 486g.