Father’s Day is here again already, and it seems to us that every year it gets harder and harder to find the perfect gift. This is made particularly difficult by the fact that most dads don’t actually want anything for father’s day, so useful suggestions from them are few and far between. The best way to have a good chance of scoring a happy & thankful dad this father’s day is by defining what type of dad yours is, or rather what type of personality he has. From there you can narrow down a few different styles of gifts that should bring a smile to your dad’s face come father’s day. The vast majority will fall into the below categories, read on to find out what dad you have and what gifts ideas are best suited to him…
Wine & Foodies
They like a good bottle of red and never go for anything from the dessert menu apart from the cheese board. Might be a novice chef, or may like to be more of critic, but either way this type of dad knows his gourmet dishes and great wines. Treat him to some superior wine accessories, a great glass from Riedel or a luxury corkscrew from L’Atelier du Vin are sure to impress him. For the eager chef look at the vast range of designer cookware from Alessi where you are bound to discover something suitable, or peruse the professional quality knives from Wusthof.
Does he spend a long time getting ready for an evening out? Does he know the difference between a cleanser and an after shave balm? If yes then he definitely falls into this category and even if he doesn’t know the difference perhaps it is about time to teach him. Male grooming products have come a long way in recent times and now there is a wide range of luxury products tailored for every gentlemen’s needs.
Golf, cycling, football, ballroom dancing, whatever it is if your dad has an active hobby we can place him in the sporting section. Even if he doesn’t actually partake in any active hobbies but likes to watch them he can still be classified here. Anything from a quirky bicycle printed cushion to a practical sports towel, you can find many gifts that are related to sports and the dads who enjoy them.
Camping and rambling are what your dad loves to get up to in his spare time. Country pursuits in general are his bag so look at finding him a practical yet fun gift that he can use and enjoy. But remember he is bound to have a lot of what you may think to buy him so look for unusual but practical gifts, like the Fatboy portable lamp ideal for camping trips.
Most dads of a certain age will have a certain affinity with their garden. On a Sunday they can be found pottering around their outdoor space doing everything and nothing at the same time, and they love it when you tell them how nice the garden is looking. Get this type of dad something to make his garden even better, look at Green & Blue’s unique Birdball bird feeders for something different.
If your dad loves the seaside, walks on the beach, or even surfs then he definitely falls into this category. The beach look is perennially in vogue so there is always something for the home or garden that you can find to make your dad smile. Luxury towels are a failsafe idea, or any decorative accessory that fits the theme is sure to please this beach loving dad
Does your Dad work non-stop? Is his office his haven? Then the best gift for him is a luxury desk accessory. It can be useful or purely decorative, just ensure it will complement his desk and office surroundings. Luxury brands David Linley and Ralph Lauren Home are the go to names for such a defined present.
If you still aren’t sure what type of Dad yours is, perhaps he is none of the above, or you are just stuck at what you can possibly get him the he can be placed in the classic dad category. We guarantee a smile on any dad’s face with a top of the range radio. The latest technology is sure to impress him, whether he is a tech know it all or completely hopeless with modern technology. Look at models by Ruark Audio and Tivoli Audio for a show stopping present your dad will treasure for years to come.
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