Father's Day 2017: Ten cool gift ideas to surprise your dad with
Music lover, globe-trotter, rock star, chef extraordinaire… Whatever your dad’s personality, you will be sure to find the perfect present for him in this selection of gift ideas.
1. Daddy cool
Does your dad always have the latest tunes in his playlist on his tablet? Give him an incredible surprise that both of you can share by taking him to one of the biggest rock festivals of the year. He is bound to absolutely love this gift!
Rock en seine, rock concerts galore, day ticket: €49, 3-day ticket: €119. www.rockenseine.com
2. Urban art
To decorate your dad’s loft or awaken his inner artist, why not get him a modern, original piece of artwork that will leave him speechless?
Story Tiles, painting on wood by designer Marga van Oers, available in 3 sizes, €195. www.storytiles.nl
3. Head of the household… Or head chef!
Whether it be sweet or savoury, your dad is always making homemade treats. So, what better way to spoil him this Father’s Day than by getting him all of the equipment he needs to keep making these delicious offerings…
Ambiance & Styles, apron set, beige and black cotton pot holder and oven gloves, €29. www.ambianceetstyles.com
4. Sweet tooth
To delight any dads with a sweet tooth, you cannot beat a fruity sweet treat made just for him. Not only will he feel special, he will be thinking of you as soon as he has breakfast!
Comptoirs Richard, Gourmandise de Papa jam, 330g, €6.30, www.comptoirsrichard.fr
Does your dad spend his life in the office or in his artist’s studio? Here is the ideal gift to give him plenty of lightbulb moments.
My Design, varnished copper and steel table lamp, €388, My Design, 75 Quai de la Gare, 75013 Paris
6. American Dad
When you were little, did your dad run a tight ship at home? Now you can pip him to the post by getting him this ultra-cool army cap. Not only does it look great, this clever accessory will also protect his hair!
Lexington, Houston design, embroidered cotton cap, €39. www.lexingtoncompany.com
7. A letter to Dad…
Whether you choose an initial, a set of letters to write his first name, his mantra or words from the heart, it’s up to you. These decorative LED letters are perfect for brightening up his day.
Créavéa, vintage metal and LED illuminated letters, approx. – 25 x 19 x 4.5cm, €13.95 per letter. www.creavea.com
8. Rock Star
On this special day, your dad is the star! Show him how much he means to you by getting him this soft cushion, personalised with his name, to help him dream of becoming a rock star.
Lilipouce, printed personalisable cotton cushion, 40 x 40 cm, €40. www.lilipouce.com
9. My superhero
He does your DIY jobs and your shopping, catches any spiders in your flat and is always there for you. As he is your real life day-to-day Batman or Superman, get him this lovely bracelet. He sure deserves it!
Murat, bracelet with aged silver plaque on cord, €59. www.murat-paris.com
Is your dad’s thing discovering new horizons? Get him this perfect travelling companion which he can take with him wherever he goes.
Laty World, 48-hour travel bag, leather and canvas, 72 x 30 x 22 cm, €335. www.latyworld.com
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