Father's Day gift guide: 11 fab presents that are not socks (he's got enough now)
June 17th and Father's Day is only around the corner now, guys.
And if you want to make sure any dads and granddads and father figues in your life know just how much you appreciate them, well, we have rounded up the 11 perfect pressies to do just that:
1. Alien Man Mugler
Perfect for the stylish, modern dad, the new Alien Man Eau de Toilette is powerful, bold, masculine and elegant.
€62, The Perfume Shop
2. Tudor Black Bay Swiss dive watch
The most exquisite gift he'll treasure forever.
€3,550, Weir & Sons
3. 'King Of' Personalised Mens Apron
The perfect gift for the masterchef in the house! Add your own special saying to let the recipient know how much you love their cooking skills.
Completely personalise with their name and what they are King of.
4. Sonos Play 1
Don't be fooled by the Sonos Play 1 - it may look small and insignificant, but this compact wireless speaker is surprisingly powerful. Play your entire music library, stream tracks from online music services like Spotify, Deezer or TuneIn, or just browse through the 10,000 pre-loaded radio stations - all without the need of a computer.
€169, Harvey Norman
5. One4all specially designed Father’s Day Gift Card
Just in time for the big day, One4all has released a specially designed Father’s Day Gift Card. You also have the option to give your gift an extra thoughtful touch with One4all’s Personalise My Card service, by adding a photograph of a memorable moment or sharing a meaningful message on a bespoke Father’s Day Gift Card and matching greeting card.
6. Dr. Hauschka's Clarifying Toner
Because dads deserve a bit of pampering too.
Specially formulated with extracts of Anthyllis, nasturtium and calendula blossoms to balance excessive oiliness, soothe redness and irritation and minimise the appearance of enlarged pores and blemishes, Dr. Hauschka's Clarifying Toner is a great go-to product for men as they have thicker, oilier skin on average than women. Bonus? The toner can also be used after shaving to soothe and tone the skin.
€28.95, Avoca, The Health Store and selected chemist and stockists nationwide
7. Navy tonal stripe crew neck jumper
Because ever man needs the perfect crew neck jumper in his wardrobe.
8. Lenovo Mirage AR Headset and Star Wars: Jedi Challenges
If the dad in your life is a budding Jedi and counting down the days until the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi, all his Christmases have come at once with this one.
Lenovo and Disney have teamed up to create Star Wars: Jedi Challenges, a new augmented reality product that allows fans to experience Star Wars in ways never before possible, giving you the opportunity to battle Kylo Ren and Darth Vader. Featuring a smartphone-powered Lenovo Mirage AR headset, Tracking Beacon, Lightsaber controller, and hours of Star Wars gameplay, Jedi Challenges allows users to train and perfect their lightsaber skills, command armies in a Tower Defense game, and outwit their opponents in Holochess, all in augmented reality.
9. Lily O'Brien The Exquisite Edition
For the foodie fanatic dads who love flavour and travel, The 30-piece Exquisite Edition is a luxury collection of decadent milk, dark and white chocolates, combined with exotic ingredients from across the globe.
€17.95, Lily O'Brien
10. Reasons I Love Dad Children's Book
The perfect gift from younger kids to their beloved daddy.
Celebrate the reasons you love Daddy with this gorgeous story book for children - perfect for Fathers Day.
Select how many children the book is from - if more than one child, all text will be changed to "We love" etc (although the pictures show singular woodland animals).
Select the person who the book is about - choose from Dad, Daddy, Papa, Step Dad, Grandad, Grandpa, or Uncle.
Printed with the child's name as the author and illustrated with gorgeous illustrations of woodland creatures - the book covers 10 reasons why you are loved.
11. Azzaro Wanted By Night
Calling all cool dads! This woody, citrus and spicy new scent from Azzaro is fresh, sensual and utterly masculine.