Notoriously hard to buy for, we normally put shopping for dad off until the very last minute. However, this year is different.
Determined to find a gift (or two) for dad that’s an upgrade from his usual socks and beer, we’ve racked our brains, scoured the web, and pulled together a list of cool and clever gifts we’re certain many different dads (and budgets) will love—even the impossible to shop for kind.
From whiskey stones and reading material to workout upgrading headphones and linen shirts, keep scrolling for the gifts sure to bring a smile to your dad's face this festive season.
The Ethical Omnivore
Got a dad on a health mission? This book provides a practical guide and endless recipes for ethical meat-eating. Shop here.
Thumbs Up Boomers Vs Zoomers
Get the whole family involved in the battle to see who the better generation is in this Boomers vs Zoomers Quiz Game. Shop here.
Bose Sport Earbuds
The perfect accessory for active dads, these sleek and cleverly designed earbuds will upgrade every workout. Shop here.
R.M Williams Leather Conditioner
Containing a mixture of natural Australian ingredients, including beeswax and lanolin this leather conditioner will care for dad's favourite pieces. Shop here.
New Balance 327 Sneakers
Inspired by 70s heritage design, these lightweight, retro-styled sneakers are guaranteed to be worn on repeat. Shop here.
Tissot Chrono XL NBA Special Edition
Crafted with a basketball-inspired, genuine leather strap, Tissot's NBA Special Edition timepiece is a must-have. Shop here.
Country Road Branded Cap
Perfect for keeping the summer sun at bay, this Country Road classic is a must-have for every dad. Shop here.
Barney Cools Amphibious Shorts
The perfect off-duty essential, these printed boardshorts by Barney Cool’s are sure to be loved by dad. Shop here.
Birkenstock Arizona Regular
Made for the beach and beyond, these comfortable and hard-wearing sandals are sure to become Dad's favourite. Shop here.
Refinery Whiskey Stones
These whiskey stones will keep your dad's drink chill without diluting (or watering down) any of his favourite drinks. Shop here.
Van Heusen Party Shirt
Add to dad's summer BBQ wardrobe with this popping party shirt. Shop here.
Erstwilder X PEANUTS Badges
For any dad who's a fan of PEANUTS, we reckon they'll love these collectible brooches from Melbourne-based label Erstwilder. Shop here.
For more epic gift ideas, check out our Christmas gift guides here.
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