Last year, we gifted our beloved father a mug reading “World’s Greatest Dad”. Only to be thanked and informed that the mug is sure to be a part of his Father’s Day storage box alongside the certificate, t-shirt, and whiskey glass with a similar sentiment. If your father puts practicality over frivolous presents, it’s time you go through our sensible guide to gifting.
While we would love to pamper him with Around The World tickets or a set of new golf clubs, limited time calls for innovative measures. We are picking gifts that are sure to fit seamlessly into his routine. Whether it’s grooming essentials from L’Occitane, a phone and headphone stand from Mohh or a spectacle case from Da Milano, we know these little gestures are sure to find a place in his daily routine. If your dad loves the great outdoors, we have some functional yet luxurious pieces from Gucci and Dior, alongside some gadgets and accessories that are sure to motivate him to get fitter. Scroll through to find that perfect and practical gift for the man who always gives you his best.
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Best practical gift ideas for this Father’s Day –
If your dad is a history buff, then this vintage-looking watch from Jaipur Watch Company is sure to leave him mesmerised. Designed with a King George VI era One Rupee antique coin, the watch is representative of modern India. A stainless steel watch with a Citizen 1L32 Slim Quartz Movement and a sapphire stone, this is a classic he is sure to pass on.
Price: Rs 23,000
With work from home becoming the norm, your father is sure to require all the tools to organise his home office. This stand from Mohh made with wood, cork, and metal is sure to add convenience to his routine. A multi-functional unit that can hold your phone, essentials and hang your headphones, it’s a great little desk addition.
Price: Rs 1,199
It’s time your dad upgraded his basic shave and clean routine with a little luxe grooming products from Forest Essentials. The Gentleman’s Box is basically a complete kit of grooming essentials with indulgent sandalwood and orange peel ingredients. Containing a shaving cream, facial wash, aftershave balm and a shaving brush. The light scent and lush ingredients are sure to convert him.
Price: Rs 4,075
If your dad’s go-to Sunday outfit is a polo t-shirt, then this sunshine yellow number from Hackett is sure to make him happy. Breathable and in premium garment-dyed jersey, an effect that allows the colour to fade gradually for a worn-in feel, this Hackett polo t-shirt is sure to last him for years to come.
Price: Rs 9,750
A practical and easy to carry pouch that is a testament to the French luxury house’s craftsmanship, Dior’s Vertical Pouch is crafted in jacquard with a beige and black Dior Oblique motif and elevated with a luxurious, smooth black calfskin flap. The practical phone and money pouch can be carried by your dad around his neck, as a crossbody, over the shoulder or by his beloved child.
If your avid golfer father is missing his days at the course, then the Tiger Woods gift set of cufflinks and pocket square from House of Badone is sure to earn his approval. Golf printed pocket square and cufflinks in plated silver and enamel are sure to hit the tee.
Price: Rs 3,800
Dandelion’s pyjamas are a dream to sleep in, and the signature notched collar is sure to please your old man with its sophisticated and relaxed fit. A classic white button-down shirt with lapels, a sky blue coloured cording and playful stitch details on its button placket, each set comes embroidered with a personalised letter.
Price: Rs 4,450
Get your father started on a grooming routine with L’occitane and their special line for men with energising scents like cade and citron. Straight from the heart of Provence, the Cade for Skin kit includes their Purifying Charcoal Mask and the Revitalizing Cream.
Price: Rs 6,100
If your father is looking for an everyday watch, then introduce him to Fossil’s FB-01 Automatic Watch. Blue and grey tones, stainless steel straps and beautiful construction, this gift is sure to get you on the right track with him.
Price: Rs 13,995
This revolutionary pair of sunglasses from sports eyewear brand Oakley is a favourite amongst athletes. So if your father is looking to amp up his fitness game, then buy him a pair of Oakley Kato ones. Designed with Unobtainium nose pads with a no-slip grip, these sunglasses enable a tight custom-like fit.
Price: Rs 14,990
It’s time you add a little something to your dad’s bar instead of taking something away. The Dots & Doodle Bar Manual is a great gift for a father who loves to experiment with cocktails. With a guide to new cocktails and classic ones, this menu can also be personalised with your dad’s name on each page to ensure your official bartender gets his credit.
Price: Rs 999