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8 Practical Gifts to Give Your Dad This Father’s Day

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This Father’s Day, you might be feeling a little stumped when it comes to gift ideas for your dad. After all, what does your dad want? And what do you want him to know about you and your life? Fortunately, we’ve got you covered.

Whether he’s a sports fanatic, an avid reader, or enjoys spending time with his family and friends, we’re sure there’s at least one thing on this list that pertains to him. Here are eight practical gifts for your dad this Father’s Day.

  1. A Classic Watch

Does your dad love to keep up with time stylishly? He’ll love to wear a classic leather watch that he can dependably track time. If he loves bright colors, you can get one with a white dial face, sturdy leather straps and a stainless-steel case and band.

If you are unaware of his favorite colors or accents, you can never go wrong with grey and white colors. It is among the Father’s Day gifts that will last a lifetime.

  1. A Pocket Journal

Is your father fond of recording each day’s activities? Does he like to write down his thoughts? Does he have good handwriting? Then a pocket journal can be a great present for him. He will be able to take it everywhere with him, just in case he needs to jot down those thoughts and ideas.

A pocket journal can be either a card or an A5 size that fits comfortably in his hand, wallet or briefcase. And all he has to do is write in diary format naturally. His entries will help him remember the past years and reflect on the future.

  1. His Favorite Bottle of Wine

What wine best represents your father? Or, more accurately, what wine would be the most special to him? You don’t have to know it. All you need to do is find the bottle that has been for the longest time his favorite. Maybe there’s a bottle he has never opened or one he saved from going bad, only to drink from now and then. That would make a perfect gift of a lifetime.

  1. A New Phone

Your father never did upgrade his old phone, and he hardly uses it now. So, you could buy him a new one. He may not use it, but the novelty of having a new smartphone will make this the most useful gift for him.

The convenience of having a smartphone is great, especially if your father can access online services such as messaging, social media or games.

  1. A Stainless-Steel Razor

Does your father love shape his beard? For him, a stainless-steel razor is perfect. He will never have to replace it again! Give him a shaver that he can use daily and will last a lifetime. Some men feel comfortable only with one blade; others like changing blades during their shave daily. This shaver can be either electric or manual, as per his choice.

If he’s into grooming and enjoys maintaining his facial hair with precision, the Book of Barbering: Your Guide to Perfect Haircuts & Beards would be an excellent addition to his toolkit.

  1. A Travel Mug Engraved with a Special Message

Is your father a manly soul with a sense of adventure and travel? A travel mug is ideal for those who love to take their morning or afternoon beverages while in transit. It can be personalized and engraved with your father’s name for an added touch to make it even more special. It would make his calling card when he meets another traveler, and the cup can become a conversation starter.

  1. A Personalized Leather Wallet

For his manly personality and love of setting off on adventures, a leather wallet made with his name is the ideal present. It will serve as a souvenir of your father’s journey and how he has experienced life.

Personalized wallets are also comfortable to carry and suitable for more formal attire. Even better, they can be made in any color, so you can surprise him with a customized wallet in any color you want.

  1. A Personalized Photo Frame

Show him how much you care with a personalized photo frame. With various sizes available and a choice of wood, matte or gloss finish, having your photos inside the frame will show him how much you love him. What’s more? This gift requires no special knowledge. You only have to pick the photos you want to be framed and visit your framing shop.

With the advent of the internet, you don’t have to leave home. You can simply send them to your preferred online photo frame specialist and let them handle the rest. To avoid last-minute disappointments, ensure that you do this in good time.


Father’s Day is a special day associated with fathers. While most people appreciate their fathers daily, this day is a perfect time to show them how much you care and love them. Many people do so by gifting them special items.


We hope the above list has helped you know what to get your father. Let him feel the love.


Jeff Campbell