Father’s Day is right around the corner and if there’s on thing we know for sure, it’s this: Your dad doesn’t want another neck tie. That’s where Sherpapa Supply Co. comes in. The new line of gear and accessories designed for the modern dad drops today on Gilt, and it may be just the solution you need to get out of your Father’s Day gifting rut.
Co-founded by Matthew Morrison, the actor who most notably appeared on the smash hit TV show Glee, and Zach McDuffie, a photographer, entrepreneur and father to one adorable two-year-old, Sherpapa Supply Co. makes quality products for the modern family man. We caught up with the pair yesterday at Los Angeles hotspot Catch LA, where they hosted an evening of cocktails and an exclusive first look at the collection, in conjunction with Gilt, for friends like Chace Crawford and Nate Berkus. “It’s about more than just selling gear at the end of the day for us,” Morrison told InStyle. “It’s about inspiring present and proactive fathers”.
The line, which features accessories, clothing and tons of gear for modern dads ranging in price from $24 to $260, was truly born out of necessity. “I’m about to be a father for the first time and I’m so excited. I feel like it’s going to be the biggest adventure of my life, but I don’t want to wear a diaper bag with a big pink elephant on it,” Morrison quipped. “Our line reflects that classic style of the people we love like Steve McQueen and Paul Newman.”
Morrison and his wife Renee announced last month that they’re expecting their first child together, but the actor told InStyle that his Sherpapa journey began even before he knew he was going to be a dad. “With pregnancy you never know what’s going to happen, but we knew in our minds the timeline we wanted to do,” he explained, “But the bags definitely came first, with the idea of our little one in mind.” And while he’s keeping mum on the gender of baby-to-be (trust us, we asked!), Morrison he did share an adorable nickname he and his wife are already using for their future little one: “Little Mo”. Too cute!
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Get Father's Day ready and check out all the chic offerings from Sherpapa Supply Co., available now on Gilt!