Getting your dad the perfect Father’s Day gift is a tough job. Sure, the easy way out is to go to the mall and grab him a tie or a pair of undies, maybe a mug that says “World’s Best Day” – because I’m pretty sure we’ve all done that at one point in life. Dads being dads, they will still love and cherish your gift anyways and wouldn’t make a huge fuss. But maybe put in a little effort this year to get him something cool or unique…after all, he taught you how to drive, ride your bike, play catch, build your first treehouse or a thing or two about being the best version of yourself.
To help you find an amazing gift for your dad, we’ve put together a list of suggestions that we think will help turn his Father’s Day into a special one. We took into consideration the liquor aficionado, the traveller, the gym buff, the tech-savvy dad or the stylish gentleman. For once, you won’t be forced to go halfsies with your brother or sister on a pack of socks because you couldn’t find a better gift.
Your dad is probably starting to worry about keeping fit and staying in shape, or if he isn’t, it’s always good to motivate him to work out more. Here is a neat little trick, get him a Fitbit so he will have to use it to track everyday health and fitness, empowering him to lead a healthier and more active lifestyle. There are online graphs, charts and badges to track his progress, gain insight into his fitness trends and he can also challenge family or friends in the process too.
Juicer (Philips Avance HR1875/21)
The juicer will also boost healthy living as it produces smooth, tasty juice quickly and very quietly from vegetables or fruit. The pre-clean button is handy when switching foods and if your dad is too lazy and can’t be bothered, this is perfect. Keep up his new year’s resolution health kick with some delicious vitamin-packed concoctions.
Coffee Maker (Keurig K55 Coffee Maker in Black)
If you dad loves iced coffee, this is the gadget for him. Start his day with a quick iced coffee as a morning ritual. You can choose the exact size coffee you would desire from 6 to 10 ounces via the one-touch button controls on the machine. The removable drip tray comes in handy when you want to place a larger glass filled with ice underneath the drip spout.
Leather Bag (L.L Bean Signature Zipper Duffle)
L.L Bean have gone all old school with this weekender leather bag, sifting through their back catalogue they’ve pulled off a modern take on an original 1934 design which your father will sure appreciate. Restyled with glossy oiled cowhide skin, this sophisticated duffel bag retains its timeless stylish look.
The Cook's Illustrated Meat Cookbook
Your dad probably loves his meat, from burgers, steak, ribs or even roast chicken – this book is the perfect companion to his cooking ventures. This book begins with a 27 page master class in meat cookery covering shopping, storing, and even seasoning the meat. Your dad will love these bulletproof and thoroughly tested recipes for beef, pork, lamb, veal and poultry which will offer plenty of options for everyday meals and special occasion dinners.
Hibiki 17, Japanese Blended Whisky
Japanese fine whiskies is certainly the next big thing and they have become increasingly available and increasingly desirable as they keep racking up global awards in competition which includes world’s best whisky. The Hibiki line is actually blended whisky, not pure malt and you do not taste any of the typical “graininess” or rounding-off flavour of common traditional Scottish blends. Your dad will be astounded by your ability to pick out this Suntory Whisky.
Speakers (ELAC Debut B6)
The ELAC Debut B6 bookshelf speakers look sharp, and boast excellent sound at a bargain deal. This speaker is the best-in-class sound quality at this reasonable a price. The speakers would be a good option for your dad when he wants to watch his movies on DVD or listen to some music at home. Audiophiles don’t need deep pockets now with this unit.
For the dapper man who loves timepieces that are classic and timeless. MVMT singlehandedly revolutionized the watch movement, with their belief that style shouldn’t break bank. They changed the way people thin k about fashion by offering high-quality minimalist products at revolutionary prices. They would look great on your dad’s arm!
by: Adeline Tan