From the mad to the marvellous, you can have a lot of fun with Father’s Day gifts! Here we present some of our favourites:
Traditionally given as a symbol of good luck, these Lucky Sixpence cufflinks can be engraved on the back to wish your dad well on Father’s Day.
Handcrafted in sterling silver, they are are finished with fixed oval backs. Sixpence size is 19mm.
Price: £125 from Dower & Hall.
Forget scruffy gym shoes – if your dad lives in his trainers then give him a smart pair of Old School Trainers for racedays (he might be old enough to remember them when they were still ‘new school’!).
The new Fresco Trainers collection from Mod Shoes is based on a 1960s design. The sole of the shoe is unfussy with a plain grooved pattern and the leather and suede uppers come in a choice of seven colourways.
Price: £85 from Mod Shoes.
Is your dad a traditional type of guy? Bring him up to date with a good old fashioned fountain pen – in a contemporary colour!
The Manuscript Pen Company is making creatives of all ages fall in love with writing again, thanks to a selection of new products for calligraphy, handlettering and much more.
The award winning ML1856 fountain pen is made from a vibrant Italian resin making every pen unique – it is as eye-catching as it is beautiful, thanks in no part to the highly chromed detailed nib that adorns each pen. Various colourways available.
Is your dad a Superhero? Sounds like he needs a pair of SockShop Superman Cape Socks!
The socks are woven with Superman’s iconic uniform, chest shield and yes, his red cape attached at the calves (how fun is that?!). Cotton rich and soft, in SockShop Superman Cape Socks your dad can be comfortable as well as a hero. Just remind him to wear his pants inside his trousers when he goes out in public.
Cape Socks also come in Batman and Wonder Woman designs, so you can even form your own family Justice League!
Price: £6.99 from SockShop.
Whether your dad has a special watch, an expensive pair of cufflinks or just needs to be a bit more organised, this is the perfect gift for him to house all his ‘treasures’.
This is a quality bridal-jointed box with a hinged lid, made from pine softwood and plywood and beautifully finished. Inset with aluminium strip on the lid, stamped with your personalised message using hand punches. Finished in a protective hard wax – colour and ‘patina’ varies according to the natural differences in the wood itself.
Price: £28.95 by Warners End via Etsy.
Are your dad’s undies a bit embarrassing? Bring him up to date with subscription from Box and Scandal.
There are three different subscriptions to choose from: ‘Around Town’ delivers six pants a year; ‘Weekend Warrior’ 12 pants; and ‘Sportsman’ 18 pants. Delivered in packs of three at a time, they are all black cotton.
Price: from £35 (£17.50 per pack) for ‘Around Town’ or buy a one-off pack of three for £19.50; from Box and Scandal.
Put a smile on your dad’s face with a blast of sunshine yellow from this Belfast Bow Company Linen Bow Tie. The bowtie is pre-tied and fixed to maintain it’s shape. It has an adjustable strap with a hook & eye fastening that will fit almost all neck sizes.
Presented in a beautiful hand finished Kraft gift box, you won’t even have to wrap it up!
Price: £24 from Robinsons Shoes.
Getting Personal offers a huge array of Father’s Day gifts that can be personalised including this Personalised 400ml Bamboo Travel Mug. Double walled with a bamboo finish it can be personalised with a name of your choice.
It’s ideal for keeping hot drinks hot on a journey to the races or at raceday picnics.
Price: £17.99 from Getting Personal.