Father’s Day: Your Ultimate Gift Guide for 2017

Father’s Day

Every year dads across the country brace themselves for Father’s Day when they receive the same old presents and have to practise their happy reaction. If you want to spare your dad the embarrassment of feigning delight at yet another pair of socks, have a look at our recommendations below.

Whether your dad is a gadget nerd, a music or film buff, loves sports or dresses to impress, we have picked the best presents in a range of prices so that you can thoroughly spoil your dad on Father’s Day this June 18th.

NEW DADS

Selfish Mother Dadding It Sweatshirt – £50.00

Father’s Day

How better to celebrate becoming a new dad by having it emblazoned on your chest for the whole world to see. This sweatshirt is made from soft jersey style cotton blend that is organic and features a traditional round neck with V-stitching, and ribbed trims for a snug fit. £10 from every sale goes to Prostate Cancer Research.

From: johnlewis.com

MUSIC BUFF

Audio-Technica ATH-AR3BT – £99

Father’s Day

These headphones have just been released and go to show that there is no need to pay over the odds for a decent pair of headphones. Connection via Bluetooth but there’s also cable for wired listening for when the battery has died. Great crisp treble and booming deep bass and easy-to-handle controls on the ears. Very good value for money.

From: audiotechnicashop.com

FILM BUFF

Cult Movie Playing Cards – £20

Father’s Day

Impress your dad with this brilliant pack of cards on Father’s Day that feature iconic move characters on each one. There are fifty two cards and each card features a stylish take on a classic movie character. This takes card games to another level as you can guess the character alongside any traditional card game.

From: cultmoviecards.com

GADGET DAD

RED5 Vizor Pro Virtual Reality Headset – £15.00

Father’s Day

Let your dad immerse himself into virtual reality and experience the thrill and rush of riding on a rollercoaster, shoot-em ups in space or travelling around the world. Great value for money and customers say it is very easy to use.

From: johnlewis.com

SPORTING DAD

The Bottom Corner: A Season with the Dreamers of Non-League Football – £9.58

Father’s Day

Everyone loves an underdog, and this book showcases the true fans of football, as Nige Tassell wanders amongst the characters who inhabit the football world. This includes the top league stars still playing Sunday mornings, the person who discovered a football star, the woman who wants her ashes scattered in the centre-circle and many more. A fine insight into non-league football.

From: wordery.com

STYLISH DAD

Larsson & Jennings CM Black PVD-plated Watch – £225.00

Father’s Day

Made in Switzerland by famed designers Larsson & Jennings, this watch is designed to be worn with any style, thanks to the minimalist construct. The watch includes a PVD-plated case and bezel, polished gunmetal-toned and a black brass dial. The grey chain strap perfectly finishes off this classic design.

From: Selfridges.com

FOODIE DAD

Terrine of Wild Boar – £6.95

Father’s Day

I don’t know about you but when was the last time your dad sampled a terrine of wild boar? If he loves game and strong flavours he is guaranteed to love this chunky version of a pate. Made with wild boar, truffles and red wine.

From: fortnumandmason.com

GARDENING DAD

Burgon & Ball Kneelo Pads – £14.95

Father’s Day

For dads that are getting on a bit and have trouble getting up from weeding a border, these knee pads will come as a welcome surprise. Available in moss colour (shown) or a teal colour called eucalyptus, these knee pads contain memory foam with a waterproof exterior.

From: johnlewis.com

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