Father’s Day is just around the corner.
On that sunny Sunday in June, we think the man in your life deserves to feel appreciated. While you could resort to a tie, or beer, there are a lot of more interesting things you could get for him. Yes, it’s time to trade in those cufflinks for something more inspiring. If your dad has not expressed any interest in anything other than football scores over the past few months, this may make thinking of gift ideas a struggle.
Don’t think he would appreciate a post it filled with cleaning tips? From gadgets to grooming supplies, we compiled a list of thoughtful presents that fit every budget that even the most difficult-to-shop-for dads will want something from.
If gift-giving were a competition, you’d win this Father’s Day.
Remember that showing appreciation doesn’t have to break the bank. It really is the thought that counts. Be realistic and stay within budget, especially if you find yourself celebrating several exceptional men on this special day.
What does dad love? This is the kind of question you need to be asking.
Whatever it is, make sure you take his character into account when shopping for the perfect gift. Where you can give it, time is definitely the greatest gift of all. Ask him if he wants to go fishing, play a sport game like basketball, or even go swimming. Memories! There can’t be anything more perfect than these.
Try to find a photo of your entire family together and put it into a nice frame–it can even be one that you decorated or made yourself. Something handmade will be the perfect partner to a store-bought gift.
So, what will we be buying for him?
#For the father that loves a drink, grab a bottle of Zymurgorium Gin.
Perfect for gin lovers who love a big punch of citrusy flavour! Paddington Bear would definitely want a glass of this Sweet Marmalade Liqueur. Selling for £29.99 from Prezzybox, step away from craft beer and treat his taste buds to a change. Produced by Manchester’s first artisan Gin distillery, this tipple’s ingredients include Seville Blood Orange, Lime, Bergamot and Tangerine. Its basically one of your five a day.
#For the father that needs a lesson in skincare, choose SuperFacialist.
Tailor made for men the award winning British-born high street brand offers reasonably priced products whatever his age or skin condition. Most Dads want their skin care routine to be quick yet effective, so products that do more than one job make great gifts for Father’s Day. Lightweight, oil free offering added protection against sun damage the man in your life will have healthier looking skin in no time. Take a peek at their website and maybe find a little something for you too!
#For the father who may be thinning on top, get a helping hand from Phillip Kingsley.
If your dad is anything like my partner his shampoo of choice is whatever is on offer in Tesco. Practical gifts are often the best, so why not grab a bottle of volumizing shampoo for thicker, fuller hair, because body building is not just for the gym! Try a bottle for £9.50 and see fine hair become manageable and easy to style after one wash. Our favourite is the Phillip Kingsley multi-award-winning cleansing & clarifying anti-dandruff shampoo. The apple fragrance is not over sweet, and the gentle formula is mild enough for daily use.
#For the father that does need another pair of socks, discover Critically Endangered Socks.
Give back to the planet with this thoughtful gift. Critically Endangered Socks’ mission is to support five animals on the brink of survival by selling beautifully crafted, ethical products. The species saving socks are made from a beautifully soft and sustainable blend of bamboo and cotton. They come in five designs and two sizes. The colours used represent the endangered animal, paired with a small embroidered silhouette which is a lovely touch. Retailing for £12 fall in love with the limited-edition Hawksbill Turtle sock made in partnership with X Oceanic Society. Arriving through the letter box in a recyclable box, with an animal fact sheet it’s a perfect present.
#For the father that loves his Xbox, buy a GioTeck TX-40 Gaming headset.
Overwhelmed with gift ideas? Perfect for the Xbox One, PS4, PC and more this super comfortable headset retails for £34.99 from Argos. Offering a robust build quality, the design encompasses real steel, copper plated extenders with a light, flexible headband. Although these are overhead, they’re not hugely bulky making them easily stored. The discreet inline mic is paired with clear sound.
#For the father that is always late, invest in a memorable time with a personalised watch.
The most common accessory you will see on a man is his watch. They are practical, stylish gifts made in a wide range of designs to suit the wearer. Gifts Online 4 U’s personalised watches come with free engraving and free UK delivery (so it is NOT more expensive to shop online!) This unique product as it is a perfect combination piece, smart enough for work with its black leather strap and its modern face with raised glass. There are different engraved designs to choose for the No.1 Dad such as a trophy design and a superhero dad design too, with ample room for including your own message. Arriving in a presentation box, this is a handsome gift.
Let him know.
Does your dad-to-be like to golf or have some other sport or hobby he enjoys? Well why not get him tickets to a game you know he’d enjoy? Consider magazine or periodical subscription. This can be really useful, so that he doesn’t miss an issue of his favourite reading material.
Above all, just be sure to let dad know how much you appreciate them. A heartfelt card, or a favourite meal are great ways to do that and are the best gift ideas.