Fatherly Fashion

Father’s Day, June 19, is approaching and you’ll need more than just the average necktie. These picks from local retailers are sure to get Dad’s attention. 

By Amy Gordy/Photography by Brian Chilson


1. Help Dad get nautical with this Southern Tide 100 percent silk pre- tied bow tie. The aqua color pops with a funky pelican and seagull print. Adjustable sizing. Available at Mr. Wicks, Little Rock. 2. It’s easy to jot down notes in style with this Retro 1951 Popper “Surfin” twist top rollerball pen. It has an acrylic body and antiqued silver finishes for the smoothest writing. Available at Vanness, Little Rock. 3. This biography of one of the greatest rock legends of all time is sure to be a page-turner for Dad. “Paul McCartney The Life” by Philip Norman is more than 800 pages of McCartney’s life story complete with color pictures. Available at WordsWorth Books & Co.


4. Even if he has to wear a suit on the job, he can still let his personality shine with a pair of Stance socks. This pair from the Anthem line is made of colorful combed cotton to put a little pep in his step. Available at Rock City Kicks. 5. No need for a shoeshine when you have this Jason Markk Premium Shoe Cleaner. Kit comes with a 4-ounce bottle of cleaning solution and brush to clean any shoe surface including leather, suede, cotton, canvas and more. Available at Rock City Kicks. 6. This versatile sneaker can easily go casual or dressed up. The Nike SB Zoom Stefan Janoski canvas skate shoe is low profile and perfect for a trendy dad. Available at Rock City Kicks, Little Rock.