Not sure what to get for dad this Father’s Day (June 18)? Sometimes, all it takes is spending time with him, whether it’s going out for a nice family meal, taking him to a movie or relaxing at home together. But if you’re looking to get him something as token of thanks, put a smile on his face with our curated list of practical, stylish gifts to suit his personality and needs:
1. An automatic wine opener
For the dad who appreciates a good bottle of wine, this nifty battery-operated tool from Valore will help him open wine bottles effortlessly. No more tugging at stubborn corkscrews! At $49.90.
2. A robot vacuum cleaner
For the ultra busy dad, get him a robot helper to clean his floors! The slim Philips SmartPro Compact Robot Vacuum Cleaner, $699, reaches under low furniture and has a smart detection system to help it reach difficult nooks and crannies.
3. A sleek pair of barbecue tongs
For the dad who loves to cook, a pair of high-quality stainless steel barbecue tongs from WMF is a handy cooking tool that offers a strong grip and easy one-handed locking. At $59.90.
4. A lamp that doubles as a wireless charger
Perfect for both his office and study room, the RIGGAD LED work lamp, $99, from IKEA helps illuminate his desk as he works and reads. The best part? He can charge his smartphone (with wireless charging enabled) on it too!
5. A personalised luggage tag
For the jet-setting dad, a personalised luggage tag from Gifts Less Ordinary, $62.72, is both practical and endearing. Put his initials on the front and a message that reminds him of how much he means to you on the back. Aww, much?
6. An anti-hair loss starter kit
If he’s experiencing hair loss like 63 per cent of men in Singapore, get him started on the path to regaining his crowning glory with the BioRoyale starter kit, $49.99, which contains a shampoo, conditioner, serum and overnight treatment.
7. A portable speaker
Perfect for the music loving dad, the wireless Soundlink Mini Bluetooth Speaker II, $329, delivers full, natural sound and is a choice accessory to have in his room.
8. A fitness-tracking smartwatch
For the active dad, the stylish Fitbit Blaze, $318, tracks dad’s heart rate, cardio fitness level and even sleep quality, while keeping him updated with smartphone notifications. It also gives him a personalised fitness score and ways to keep his health in check.
9. A coffee beans subscription plan
This one’s for the dad who can’t survive without a hot cup of joe every morning (and another one at tea time). Surprise him with fresh coffee beans with a monthly subscription plan from Joe Curious, from $90, which will be delivered straight to him with a customised gift tag.
10. Fancy grooming essentials
Containing a moisturising shaving cream that’s rich in minerals and a post-shave cooling lotion, the American Crew Package Shave Duo, $60, is the ultimate grooming kit to pamper his face. Available at Sephora.