Tuesday, November 25, 2008

Holiday Shopping Guide: Father-in-Law

Recommendations for a Funky Father-in-Law:

Laguiole Corkscrew with Olive Wood Handle: This is the ideal gift for a father-in-law who likes to enjoy a fine wine with dinner. Its sleek French design makes it appropriate for table-side uncorking.

2.) The Jazz Ear: Conversations Over Music by Ben Ratliff: Indulge your father-in-law's love of jazz with this unique compilation of interviews, where legends such as Branford Marsalis deconstruct the tonal nuances in their favorite tunes. Ratliff brings a novel approach to understanding the craft and also a keen and studied ear (he is the jazz critic at the New York Times).

3.) Loro Piana's Piccola Unita Cashmere Scarf in black: Made of the finest cashmere imaginable, this luxury indulgence is sure to please. Because even the manliest father-in-law's get cold in the winter, this scarf will keep him warm and looking dapper when he's out chopping firewood or indulging in similar masculine activities.

4.) Once in a Lifetime: The Extraordinary Story of the New York Cosmos (DVD): If your father-in-law is a soccer fan, then he will definitely enjoy this 70's era documentary chronicling the rise and fall of the New York Cosmos. With interviews and appearances by Beckenbauer, Pele, and Messing, this incredibly watchable film will make him nostalgic for New York in the 70's.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Hi, these are great choices for fathers too...