It’s one of the most beloved dates in the year and a celebration of something beautiful. However, the mere mention of it raises the same dreaded question – what to buy for Father’s Day? No matter how paradoxical it sounds, it’s way easier to purchase a gift for Mother’s Day because fathers can be so indecisive when it comes to their wishes and preferences. In order to help you with this dilemma, we share with you some Father’s Day gift ideas for everyone’s pocket.
In 2017, Father’s Day comes at the second half of the summer. This means your father will be exposed to a lot of heat and UV radiation from the sunrays. If you want to be practical, you can buy a small package of a moisturiser and a sun-protection cream based on almond oil and which will be handy during the summer. It’s a safe-bet gift. You can’t make a mistake with this one because your father will surely find use for it over the summer.
We live in the time when taking care of your well-being has become an integral part of lifestyle and civility. Men are mostly known for not eating enough fruits and vegetables, so you can encourage your father to take better care of himself by purchasing vitamin supplements for him as a Father’s Day gift. Just make sure they don’t have extra iron and minerals – taking too much of these can lead to heart problems.
Testosterone booster pills are probably the best choice; if your father is a gym-regular, you can even throw a jar of high-quality protein powder and creatine in the mix.
The timing of this year’s Father’s Day can be a perfect opportunity to buy a light pair of summer shoes for your father. These are often very affordable because they are made to last over the season, and they are usually made of linen, which can look downright classy in spite of the price tag.
What’s most appealing about this gift is its utility – your father will definitely need something along the line of footwear in the summer, and he’ll be able to show his appreciation easily – by wearing the pair on every possible occasion (which he probably will).
A shirt with the print of his favorite band
Here’s another gift that is very useful and which you are guaranteed to see on your father’s back for a long time (maybe even years). Ask your mom or one of your father’s friends what is his favorite band. Finding the correct answer can be harder than you think – different people might give you different answers, but you’ll eventually reach the right conclusion.
You can find the logo of his favorite band online and print it out on a t-shirt. You can always go with your regular black and white combo, or dare to mix and match various colors.
A book for the lazy afternoon
This topic can fill out an entire article by itself, but now that we are on the topic of favorite bands, who can resist a juicy biography of a rock star? Be it fiction or nonfiction, your father will be prepped to enjoy laid-back summer holiday with a book under his armpit and cold beverage in his hand. This one also calls for some research and taking in friends and family for “questioning”, but the result will be a gift to remember.
Buy him a getaway at the spa
If you’ve got some money saved up for this occasion, or if your mother wants to “help you out” and leave organization to you, your father will be endlessly grateful should you decide to set him up on a date with aromatic salts and the massage table. Our parents work hard every day to give us security that we need, so a moment of respite can be the best possible gift. Likewise, this can be a beautiful gift for Mother’s Day, or you can go as far and organize a day at the spa for both of your parents, on both occasions.
Buy him a delicious dinner
You’ll find a lot of useful advice on what kind of specific gifts might thrill your father. While these are legitimate pursuits that can sometimes range from costly to outlandish, maybe another item is not what your father needs.
Sometimes, your father just wants to enjoy a slow, delicious meal. Some of the best private chefs in London will be ready to grant you this request on this day, since Father’s Day has a long tradition in our society. These sorts of occasions can turn into a warm memory which the entire family will remember for years to come.
You’ll hear a lot about reassertion of family values in relation to these family-exclusive dates. However, in the end, the most important aspect of Father’s Day is bonding. It’s one of many ways to truly get to know your father and create a strong friendship with him. It will truly give you a glimpse of a person behind the title.