There’s a reason why dads usually end up with boring socks, dubious ties and a ‘World’s Greatest Dad’ mug on Father’s Day: the Father’s Day aisle in most shops is full of utter crap.
But it doesn’t have to be this way! This year, you can either get your dad yet another pair of novelty cuff links…or one of these gifts.
It’s possibly the manliest kitchen gadget you can get, and Magimix is known for being the best in the market for these gadgets.
Expensive yes, but if you club together with other siblings or your mum, this could be the Father’s Day gift to end all gifts. I don’t really need to tell you why this is cool, do I? Just imagine his face when he unwraps it.
Buy it direct from Apple (where you can take advantage of the engraving option) at prices starting from £399 for a 16GB Wi-Fi version.
This box set of the first four series from the revamped Doctor Who starts in 2005 with the ninth Doctor, Christopher Eccleston, and runs all the way through the three series featuring David Tenant as the tenth Doctor.
Possibly we’re suggesting it because we’d quite like to sit and watch it with him. Who can say?
Sometimes, it’s the gifts your dad would never buy himself that prove to be the most popular.
This Jasper Conran Brown Leather Holdall is ideal for business trips or a weekend away when a scruffy old sports bag just won’t do. The leather is ultra-soft, and the finish is really smooth. I actually got this for my boyfriend earlier in the year, so it’s a fairly good present all round for blokes.
The Eye-Fi is a memory card that allows you to transfer your images wirelessly to your computer/laptop/Facebook/Dropbox account, doing away with fiddly wires and cables. For any photography or video fans, this is a must for saving time. You can also upload to YouTube, Picasa, Flickr and TypePad, so he can upload to his chosen social media or photo sharing site while on the go.