Get Inspired with the Year’s Best Fathers Day Presents
Finding the perfect gift for Dad isn’t always easy, but luckily it doesn’t have to be impossible. Scouring the latest gift ideas from the industry’s best designers and makers, there’s lots of unique Father’s Day Gifts on offer this year. Today we’re taking a closer look at ten of the best Fathers Day presents from what’s available to get you inspired for the 18th of June.
Manners Maketh Man Washbag
Our first pick in today’s best Fathers Day presents is this ‘Manners Maketh Man’ washbag from Chase and Wonder. A perfectly cool way for Dads to keep all their bits and pieces tidy when they travel; ensuring they always look the dapper gent on every occasion. The washbag measures 19cm x 26cm and is made with a quality 10 oz canvas, matched with a navy waterproof lining.
Manners Maketh Man Washbag, £24.00 from Chase and Wonder.
Mr Lister’s Quiz Shootout Game
For Dad’s who like fun & games, our next gift pick is the ideal Father’s Day gift idea. Just like a Wild West shootout but with brains for gun; Mr Lister’s Quiz Shootout Game is for Dads who like quizzes, lists and keeping their little grey cells in tip-top condition.
First, everyone faces a question, such as, ‘What are the ten most popular flavours of Walkers crisps?’ Shout out a correct answer and you’re still alive. Shout out a wrong answer and you’re out until the next card. Hit on a Golden Answer and you go straight through to the Shootout to play the impossible question. The game features 120 question cards, each with an array of different answers for 3 or more quiz-slingers to play.
Mr Lister’s Quiz Shootout Game, £14.99 from Totally Funky.
Brogue Playing Card Set
Continuing the gaming theme in our next ‘best Fathers Day presents’ choice is this impossibly stylish card set from Annabel James. Two sets of professional quality playing cards, presented in a neat zip-round faux leather brogue case. Perfect for keeping Dad and the family entertained on the go; for day trips and holidays your Father will always have a chance to sit back and play some cards.
Brogue Playing Card Set, £39.95 from Annabel James.
Illuminating Globe Light
Striking and unusual, this table top and bedside light from Gentlemen’s Hardware will impress Dad with its quirky and innovative design. This wonderful globe light provides an incredible display of the world’s city night lights, simply plug it in and start exploring. Designed to be noticed and admired, this stylish globe light would be a stunning addition to Dad’s bedroom, study or man-cave.
12inch Illuminating Globe Light in Dark Blue, £89.00 from Black By Design.
Chemist Terrarium Kit
For Dad’s who like to garden, give the gift of his own mini ecosystem with this funky Chemist Terrarium Kit. Designed by innovative gift makers Suck UK, this novelty indoor planter puts its own unique twist on the on-trend terrarium; adapting a classic laboratory flask as a miniature indoor garden. Perfect for anyone who loves plants, this cheerful design instantly adds some fun chemistry to home or office. The kit comes with everything you need to build a fully functioning eco system: pebbles, activated charcoal, coir, and sand. Just add your favourite mini plants (a cactus or two works wonders) and you’re geeky garden is complete.
Chemist Terrarium Kit, £25.00 from Red Candy.
Boring Jumper Biscuits
If your Dad likes to think he’s cool but is a bit too fond of a boring jumper, then this best Fathers Day presents pick is for him. Now Dad can revel in his love of dull knitwear with two delicious jumper themed biscuits; the perfect match to his real life sweaters. Each biscuit is a tasty shortbread treat, which will be divine with Dad’s afternoon cup of tea.
Dad’s Boring Jumper Biscuits Gift for Father’s Day, £12.00 from Nila Holden
Gorilla and Monkey Father and Child T-Shirt Set
The latest addition to Twisted Twee’s growing range of parent and child clothing sets, Dad (& child) will love this Gorilla and Monkey T-Shirt pairing. Featuring matching t-shirts of much-loved animal silhouettes, the designs evoke the emotional connection of dads and their young.
There are four designs available: Monkey, Bear, Rabbit and Dog; ensuring you can pick Dad’s ultimate animal doppelgänger. Printed using textured flock material onto luxury organic cotton t-shirts, the sets range from S – XXL for adults and 0-6m -7-8 yrs for children.
Gorilla and Monkey T-Shirt Set, £32.00 from Babatude Boutique.
Sport Balls Mug
For Dads who love their sports you can’t go wrong with this fun Sports Balls mug from Sophie Allport. Made from the finest bone china, the mug is covered in rugby, football, cricket, tennis and golf balls.
Great for sporty Fathers everywhere, the mug also does some good in the world; for every mug sold designer Sophie Allport will be donating £1 to #teamgeorge. A fund-raising campaign to supporting school boy, George Robinson, who was injured playing rugby on a school tour to South Africa in 2015; currently being rehabilitated in the Princess Royal Spinal Unit in Sheffield.
Fine China Balls Mug, £11.00 from Sophie Allport.
Beard Grooming Kit
This Men’s Society Damn Handsome Beard Grooming Kit has everything Dad needs to keep his beard looking attractive and tidy on the go. Ideal to carry around and perfect for travelling, the pocket sized gold tin contains: a beard grooming guide, beard oil, moustache wax and a moustache comb and scissors. An easy way to ensure those whiskers always look great, whether he keeps it for travelling, or has it on hand in the car, an office drawer or a locker at the gym.
Damn Handsome Beard Grooming Kit, £22.00 from Roman at Home.
Our final pick in this year’s best Fathers day presents is this Globe-themed Whisky Carafe. A chic way to keep Dad’s favourite tipple looking good on any shelf or side table; it even looks amazing empty! The Globus design features a subtle engraving of the globe on the surface and inside a ship, reminiscent of seafaring explorers and adventurers of the past. An elegant addition to the home of any whisky loving Dads.
Whisky Carafe, €59.00 from Gravado.