Christmas; it’s just around the corner! Sorry, we didn’t mean to startle you – but with our handy stocking stuffer gift guide, you can pick up those few last minute gifts quicker than you can say “Santa”. This time we’re focusing on dads. Check out Part 1 on what to get the kids here. Everything we’ve listed can be sourced in central Beijing and most shops have online stores too.
Support some of Beijing’s home-brewed businesses and buy Dad some merchandise from local breweries. There’s a wide range to choose from – from t-shirts and pint glasses to some of their own craft beers. Our picks are Slow Boat and Jing A, both with shopping available online and in-store.
Price: RMB 35 for a pint glass and RMB 25 for a half-pint at Slow Boat, RMB 100 for a t shirt at Jing A
Bad puns aside, dads value their fingers as much as anyone. We love Zara for their handsome leather options.
Price: RMB 259 at Zara
Perfect for his keeping up with his work schedule, shopping lists, ramblings, etc. You can’t beat Moleskine for their sleek and classic design, and they’re conveniently located right in Sanlitun.
Price: approx RMB 80 – 100 per notebook, 120 for a planner at Moleskine
We guarantee he’ll be the coolest dad on the block with these funky tees! Plastered Beijing’s designs mix traditional Chinese culture with a pop art edge for a truly unique look.
Price: 140 RMB at Plastered
Drop a subtle hint about starting to burn off some of that holiday weight, maybe? Adidas has just the accessories for running right and looking cool while doing it – great for at the gym too for those high AQI days.
Price: RMB 169 for Iphone 6 holder, RMB 500 for the watch at Adidas
Photos: Courtesy of freestockphotos.biz, Slow Boat, Jing A, Zara, Moleskine, Plastered 8, Adidas.