Father’s Day (06/10/19)

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Pamper Dad at The Pen

FOR this upcoming Father’s Day on Sunday, June 16, The Peninsula Manila thinks that it’s only fitting to spoil the man by celebrating the 100th birthday of the Negroni at The Bar, and make him feel extra special at the Pen Ultimate Father’s Day Dream Lounge in Salon de Ning. All dads will be invited to Salon de Ning’s Pen Ultimate Father’s Day Dream Lounge for an afternoon of pampering from 1–6 p.m. Styled to capture the sophisticated feel of a private gentleman’s club, the five-hours-only, pop-up Pen Ultimate Father’s Day Dream Lounge will have male grooming services from Back Alley Barbershop; soft serve ice cream to go and artisanal chocolates from Auro Chocolate; neck-and-shoulder rubs courtesy of The Peninsula Fitness Center & Spa; a display of motorcycles from Harley-Davidson; For Him skincare and complimentary hand treatments from VMV Hypoallergenics; the coolest aquascaped aquariums from ADA (Aqua Design Amano), Tokyo Bikes from Waido, audio doodads from Focal; bespoke shirts and suits by Fort & Tailler; rare timepieces from Vintage Grail, collectible vinyls and DJ music from Boogie; and all the Draft Estrella Galicia beer, wines from Wine Depot, and innovative craft gin cocktails by Apotheke you can possibly want. Meanwhile, over at The Bar, toast Father with a Negroni from 9 a.m. to 3 a.m. Join The Peninsula Manila Beverage Manager Rico Deang and try his unique take on this classic cocktail, which features gin, sweet vermouth, campari, and a twist of orange. It’s also the Negroni’s 100th birthday this year. Guests of The Bar are welcome to cross over to Salon de Ning and enjoy the perks on offer at the Pen Ultimate Father’s Day Dream Lounge. Meanwhile, the Fitness Center & Spa has special spa packages for Father’s Day Weekend. The Father Figure Package gets him one hour of personal training, followed by an hour-long Deep Tissue Massage, before finishing off with a protein shake (P4,490). Dapper dads can opt for the Man About Town Package that comes with a one hour Hilot Massage, an invigorating Red Rice Body Scrub, a facial, a foot spa, and a choice between a manicure or a pedicure at Le Macquillage Salon (P6,990). Thereis also the Mirror Package with its one hour Anti-aging Facial, a foot reflexology session, and a haircut plus scalp treatment at Le Macquillage Salon. These Father’s Day specials of The Peninsula Fitness Center & Spa are on offer until June 24. For inquiries or reservations, call 887-2888.

TechnoMarine Father’s Day promotion

TECHNOMARINE presents for Father’s Day a special promotion on men’s watches which is ongoing until June 16. A discount of up to 30% is offered on iconic collections with face size of 42mm to 50mm — all stylish, durable, water resistant, and of exceptional accuracy. Designed by innovative watch enthusiasts, the watch brand combines bold aesthetics and premium components for urban souls with an active and dynamic lifestyle. There are TechnoMarine stores at Robinsons Galleria, Robinsons Magnolia, Shangri-La Plaza, SM City Cebu, SM Lanang Premier Davao, SM Mall of Asia, SM Megamall, SM North Edsa, TriNoma, and Uptown Mall, BGC.

The Little Prince for Father

WHILE the first edition introduced in 2018 drew inspiration from the character of the fox who instructs the little prince on the importance of human bonds and friendship, the latest Montblanc Meisterstück Le Petit Prince Special Edition takes inspiration from another character, The Aviator. The book’s narrator, he symbolizes the value of mentorship and learning about life through shared exploration. The cap and barrel of the Meisterstück Le Petit Prince Precious Resin Le Grand and Meisterstück Le Petit Prince Precious Resin Classique are made from brown precious resin enhanced with platinum-coated fittings. A symbolic figure from the story, the sheep that the little prince asks the aviator to draw for him is immortalized on the handcrafted 14K gold nib of the writing instrument. Contrasting with the precious brown resin barrel, the platinum coated cap of the Meisterstück Le Petit Prince Doué Classique is etched with a design of desert dunes and the aviator’s airplane. The 18K champagne gold nib is decorated with a delicate drawing of the sheep. Evoking the aviator’s leather helmet, the Meisterstück Le Petit Prince Solitaire Doué Le Grand Edition, on the other hand, pairs a brown premium leather cap embossed with the desert and aviator design with a platinum-coated barrel. The dunes and the little prince have been etched into the precious metal. The clip of every edition is adorned with a lacquered golden star: a reference to the Little Prince’s invitation to the pilot to remember his laugh by simply looking at the stars above. Etched on each beautiful piece are the words: “Toutes les grandes personnes ont d’abord été des enfants. Mais peu d’entre elles s’en souviennent (All grown-ups were once children — although few of them remember it).” Helping etch ideas from head to paper, Montblanc introduces a fine stationery notebook in brown leather with gold embossed drawings from the book, a new brown ink inspired by the leather color of the pilot’s cap, as well as ballpoint and rollerball refills in illustrated boxes. The Meisterstück Petit Prince Coffret LE943 includes a full platinum-coated etched Meisterstück Le Petit Prince Solitaire and a full brown embossed leather Meisterstück Le Petit Prince Solitaire, as well as a Petit Prince book co-edited with Gallimard in four languages bound with special leather cover.