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Father’s Day Gift Guide to Santana Row 2017

Father’s Day is almost here! This means it is time to find the perfect gift to let Dad know how special he has been your whole life. Thankfully, Santana Row in San Jose has the best selection of gift ideas for Father’s Day, as well as ways to give Dad a special day on the Row.

Before giving your Father his special Dad’s Day gift, why not treat him to brunch or lunch on the Row? LB Steak and Rosie McCann’s offer great menu’s Dad is sure to love. After a fabulous meal, why not treat your Father to a spa treatment at Burke-Wiliams! Yes, men go to the spa too; and they love it!

If he loves dessert, and most Dads do, why not treat him to a yummy sweet treat at Cocola after his spa treatment! Then, it will be the perfect time to present to him that fabulous gift you found at Santana Row! Love it!

Without further adieu, here are a few gift ideas for Father’s Day at Santana Row:

Tommy Bahama, for the Dad with wanderlust

Tommy Bahama is perfect for the Father who really needs a vacation. Why not give Dad this beautiful travel bag filled with an outfit perfect for a relaxing beach getaway, and tickets for flying there!

Be sure to stop by the Tommy Bahama shop on Santana Row for travel related gifts, or fabulous clothing for casual days. Whatever you choose, your Father will love it!

Tesla, for the Dad who feels the need, the need for speed!

Does Dad like fast things? Is he into the latest technological innovations? Why not schedule a test drive for your Father to try out every tech guy’s dream car; the Tesla. This is the ultimate IT car for Silicon Valley, so let Dad take a test drive; or better yet, surprise him with one in his favorite color on Father’s Day! Be sure to stop by the Tesla showroom at Santana Row to learn more; or call Tesla at 408-249-2815

Bonobos for the Father who wants to look good

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Bonobos is shopping in the future. It is a beautiful showroom where you can see the clothing in person, try on a few things, and order them online. The store will place your order for you, and then your new outfit will be delivered to your doorstep. This is so convenient, I mean, who carries shopping bags anymore? I’m waiting for a store like this to open for women! But I digress, this post is about the Dad’s!

You can find fabulous clothing for both the office, and the weekend, at Bonobos. Your Father will love anything you find here! My daughter already picked up a tie for my hubby for Father’s Day. It’s the perfect gift destination! Be sure to stop by the Bonobos shop at Santana Row to learn more about the shopping concept of the future, and of course, to find the perfect gift!

Donald J Pliner, because men love shoes too

from top: loafers / belts / dress shoes / slip-on sneakers / moccasins / belts

Women are not the only people who love shoes, men love them too! Men also need new shoes; constantly! Donald J Pliner has high-quality shoes for men, many of which are on sale right now! You can find casual loafers, office-ready dress loafers, casual and comfortable moccasins, and cutting-edge cool slip-on sneakers. Dad will love whichever pair you choose! Be sure to stop into Donald J Pliner at Santana Row to find the perfect pair of shoes for Dad this Father’s Day!

Still not sure what to get? Why not give Dad a gift card to Santana Row in any denomination. You can purchase one at the concierge at Santana Row or online here. To learn more about Santana Row, please visit

*thank you to Santana Row for sponsoring this post. all thoughts, ideas, and opinions are my own

Fathers Day gift guide to Santana Row

There is less than a month until Father’s Day. This means it is time to think about what to get Dad, now! Thankfully, Santana Row has a large selection of clothing, accessories, sports gear, and more for Dad this Father’s Day. Love that!

Before presenting Dad with his fabulous Father’s Day gift from Santana Row, why not treat him to a little pampering; Dad-style on the Row! You can schedule a test drive appointment at Tesla on Father’s Day so that Dad can check out the new electric SUV! He will love it.

After Dad test drive’s the hot new Tesla SUV, why not treat him to a fabulous meal at The Counter, Rosie McCann’s, Maggiano’s, or LB Steak. If Dad is vegetarian, Veggie Grill is a great place to go!

Now that Dad has driven a fabulous, electric SUV, and he has enjoyed a yummy meal, it is time to present him with his Father’s Day gift. Now what to give him. . . Read on for my Father’s Day gift picks from Santana Row!

Brooks Brothers: for the conservative dresser

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From top: socks, hats / ties / cologne / bow ties

Brooks Brothers is the ultimate go-to destination for the Dad who has traditional, preppy, and/or conservative style. If Dad wears suits to work, why not get him a fabulous tie! If he likes to stay conservative, yet push the style envelope just a bit, why not get him a bow-tie! This early 1900’s men’s style is making a resurgence. He can remain in his suit, yet spice things up with a bow-tie. Love that!

To learn more about Brooks Brothers, please visit their shop on Santana Row, or

 My Brooks Brothers Picks for Father’s Day:

Tommy Bahama: For the Dad with Wanderlust; or who really needs a beach vacation!

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All products pictured are in-store only

Does Dad need a vacation? Why not book a beach getaway for your Dad and present him with the perfect shirt, and hat, to wear on his relaxing getaway! Tommy Bahama has the perfect vacation clothing for Dad. You are sure to find a fabulous Hawaiian shirt, sun hat, and shorts for any beach day, or getaway.

They also have a wide selection of gift items which Dad is sure to love. Does Dad love beer? Maybe he has always dreamed about making his own beer! Why not give him a beer making set! You can also offer to make the beer with him . Sometimes the gift of time is the perfect gift companion.

After you help Dad make his beer, he will need some mugs for that beer. I love the beer mug set pictured above. Dad will love it too!

To learn more about Tommy Bahama, please visit their shop at Santana Row.

Donald J Pliner: For the fabulous and fashionable Dad

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Does your Dad have shoe game? When Mom wears her new high heels, does Dad pull out out his best loafers to compete? Or maybe Dad has really outdated footwear and needs a new pair of shoes to bring him into the 21st century. If yes, then Dad would love a pair of fabulous footwear from Donald J Pliner! With runway flair, in street-ready styles, Donald J Pliner shoes are sure to put a smile on Dad’s face this Father’s Day. They make the perfect gift!

To learn more about Donald J Pliner, please visit his store at Santana Row, or his website at

Gift ideas from Donald J Pliner for Father’s Day:

Scotch & Soda: For the street-style savvy Dad

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Scotch & Soda is the ultimate go-to destination on Santana Row for the style-savvy man. They have the most cutting-edge styles straight from men’s fashion week. If your Dad loves wearing the latest styles, he will be excited when you gift him a fashionable outfit from Scotch & Soda. Their clothing is on-trend, and high quality. Love that!

To learn more about Scotch & Soda, please visit their store on Santana Row, or visit

There you have it! My current favorites for Father;s Day gifts from Santana Row. If you still are not sure what to get for Dad this Father’s Day, why not give him a gift card to Santana Row! You can purchase a gift card, in any amount, at Santana Row’s concierge. He can use the gift card at any retailers, or restaurant on the Row. Fabulous!

Have a great Father’s Day! Happy shopping, and stay fabulous 😉

*Brought to you by Santana Row. All thoughts and opinions are my own.

Valentine’s Day gift guide to Santana Row

Valentine’s Day is almost here! Can you believe how fast the time goes? This means it is time to head over to Santana Row to find that perfect something for that special someone in your life 🙂

I love Santana Row for Valentine’s Day because it is a one-stop-shop for everything Valentine’s Day! In order to create the perfect, romantic evening, you can make reservations at one of Santana Row’s fabulous restaurants for you and your loved one. My favorite Valentine’s day restaurants are LB Steak, Citrus, and Sino.

At dinner, you will want to give the perfect gift to your special loved one; read on for fabulous gift ideas from Santana Row.

To complete the gift, you can also find the perfect Valentine’s Day card at The Paper Source; as well as Valentine’s Day gifts for children. Love that!

Since shopping for Valentine’s Day can sometimes be overwhelming, I have curated my favorite gifts for Valentine’s Day 2016 at Santana Row into this article. Please read on for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift ideas!

Annie Glass: for the decorator

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Annie Glass is one of the newest shops on Santana Row. This fabulous store is filled with handmade, home decor. Why not create the perfect place setting with heart shaped Annie Glass! You can create the perfect table decor for a romantic dinner for two at home. After Valentine’s Day is over, you will be left with beautiful art to display, or use often!

In addition to beautiful artwork, and home decor, Annie Glass carries fashionable jewelry from designers known for their unique style, and enviable pieces. Give her a gift this Valentine’s Day which tells her how special she is with jewelry from Annie Glass! I know I have  my eyes on a few pieces. (ah-hem, is my Husband reading this? Hint hint, nudge nudge)

To learn more about Annie Glass, and to see their fabulous glass art, and jewelry collections, please visit Annie Glass at Santana Row or call at 408.753.9115.

Flying Lizard: for the Fashionista

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Is your Valentine a fashion-forward, trend setter? I thought so 😉 Flying Lizard is the perfect place to hook her up with the most fashionable jewelry of the season. In addition to beautiful statement rings, delicate layering necklaces, and chandelier earrings, Flying Lizard has a fabulous selection of the season’s current IT accessory; the handbag pom pom charm.

For more information about Flying Lizard, and to check out their amazing collection of jewelry and accessories, please visit Flying Lizard at Santana Row or call 408.244.8950

Sugarfina: sweets for your sweetie

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Does your sweetie have a sweet tooth? Of course he or she does! Sugarfina has fabulous candy choices which you can mix and match into a “Bento Box” of sweetness! Yummy!!! They even have a male-themed Bento Box which you can fill with candies the man in your life will love. A Bento Box from Sugarfina is a great stand-alone gift for Valentine’s Day, or a small box can be a fabulous compliment to a bigger gift. Be sure to shop in check out all the flavors!

To learn more about Sugarfina, please stop into their shop on Santana Row or call at 855.784.2734

Tommy Bahama: for men and women with wanderlust

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Tommy Bahama is the perfect place to find a Valentine’s Day gift for him or her. In addition to beautiful watches, jewelry, games, home decor, and sport gear, Tommy Bahama is perfect for the person with wanderlust.

Thinking of giving that special someone a trip for Valentine’s Day? Why not plan a trip somewhere tropical or exotic? In order to surprise him or her with this fabulous romantic getaway, why not fill a beach bag with location appropriate attire from Tommy Bahama! Tucked inside the bag with location appropriate attire, can be the tickets to the exotic location! He or she will be so surprised, and excited about the trip!

Be sure to stop into Tommy Bahama at Santana Row for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for him or her, or to put together the perfect way to surprise your loved one with a romantic getaway! For questions or information, please call Tommy Bahama at 408.984.8688 or stop into their shop at Santana Row.

When you are done shopping at Santana Row, and you have found the perfect gift for your special someone, why not treat yourself to dessert from Cocola! It is my favorite place to indulge after shopping on the Row. I highly recommend the Triple Chocolate Mousse, and the large Macarons!

All these great gift ideas and you still cannot decide? Never fear, the Santana Row gift card is here! Stop into the concierge and you can purchase a gift card for that special someone in any amount. The gift cards can be used at Santana Row retailers, and restaurants! How perfect is that!!!

For more information, please visit Happy shopping, Happy Valentine’s Day, and stay fabulous 😉

*brought to you by Santana Row. All thoughts and opinions are my own.