With Father’s Day falling on 17 June, it’s good timing for a male-focused blog post. Men are paying more attention to their hair and fashion than ever before – there’s even a Men’s Fashion Week now which takes place between 8 – 11 June .And it’s important for women because when you look your best you want your partner to make an effort too!
So let’s take a minute to celebrate the high-profile dads that set style inspirations at the same time as setting a good example to their children. There’s nothing more attractive than a good dad, except perhaps a good dad with exemplary style. Our top 5 dads of the moment are:
He’s got 5 children but still maintains a youthful air. What we like about Jamie is that he keeps things simple. His food is all about letting high quality raw ingredients shine through and he keeps his hair long to flaunt that its in excellent condition. We do wonder if her borrows his wife Jools’ shampoo! Jamie has admitted on Instagram that he takes an interest in hair and does braids for his three daughters.
Fashion-wise it’s all about dark washed jeans, shirts and converse – again keeping things simple. When you’ve got five children to run around after it’s almost essential to wear a hard-wearing fabric like denim.
Father Of Daughters
Perhaps the funniest father on Instagram, Simon has four daughters (including twins) and is happily married to midwife Clemmie. The grey hair may be showing in his beard but we like that – it shows that he’s lived a little. We like how his hair is long on top and short at the sides as this style is making a real comeback. You can show that you have hair but its easy to manage than long all over, which means valuable time saved in the mornings.
Style-wise we’re too busy laughing at his Insta stories to pay that much attention to what he’s wearing but he’s amassed 853k Instagram followers so he must be doing something right.
Dads can have tattoos too! Liam Payne might be a dad to one year old Bear with the gorgeous Cheryl Tweedy but he’s lost none of his swagger. His hair is short and easy to maintain – it looks like he spends more time grooming the facial hair than he does the hair on his head.
We like the contrast of wearing preppy clothes with tattoos – it makes everyone look twice.
The Oscar winning actor became a father of two this year and it’s made him look more mature, in a good way. He may have some laughter lines but he’s had fun making memories. There’s lots of texture running through his hair, which helps hair that is naturally fine look more voluminous.
Style wise, we rarely see Eddie out of a suit. Even when he’s dressed casually he looks smart. He has a look and he’s sticking to it and we admire that. It would feel un-natural to see Eddie in jeans and a scruffy shirt.
You can’t have an inspiring dad list and not include father of 4 Beckham. He’s had a lot of questionable hair cuts over the years but the grade 1 at the sides and long on top suits him. Using wax and spray to tease his hair upwards to create volume, Beckham oozes attitude. If you want other dads to look in the playground and think ‘he looks interesting’ then this is a style to choose but it’s not for anyone shy.
Fashion-wise, we see Beckham in the front rows of men’s fashion week. He really cares about looking good and has a wardobe from Dior Homme and YSL to prove it. After having to wear a football kit to work for years, he likes to experiment. We think he looks best in something simple like a black t-shirt and jeans but then there’s no denying that he looked divine in a morning suit at the royal wedding. When you’re as fit as David is, all clothes look good.
Which famous dad do you most admire? Have a lovely day celebrating the amazing men in your life and if you want to treat him to something special then book him in for a style consultation at the salon. He can even have a skype or email consultation with Sinéad herself and benefit from her 20 years of experience in the hair industry – just ask about it when you call to book and we’ll sort it out.