Christmas gifts for Dads

October 17, 2020 8:20 am


With Christmas nearly upon us, men can be very tricky to buy for. Asking them if they want anything, you will usually be told to save your money, before disappearing back into the shed, man cave, under the bonnet, or back to the footy! As a result, the majority of men’s gifts are a bit last minute and a bit desperate. Here are some ideas for what is acceptable and what you should avoid:

Convince the kids to make something

Whether it’s the small ones doing some abstract art, or older children making handmade cards or any type of creative token of love and affection, dads will be chuffed and proud that they went to such efforts.

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Do not buy socks

Nothing says ‘I do not know what to buy you’ like a pair of new socks. While they may be greeted with joy, they will most likely never see the light of day once assigned to the back of the sock drawer. Instead consider designer Superdry Clothes from a site like

Do not buy an experience

Unless your father has clearly specified exactly the experience they want, avoid choosing something for them. If you do, chances are he will leave it in a drawer somewhere and never do it. Unless he says he wants a helicopter ride, try archery, spend the afternoon golfing or go off-roading, it is better to forget this type of present.

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Do buy quality liquor

Luxury versions of their favourite tipple will be just the thing, whether he likes mini beer kegs, some posh wine or a bottle of expensive whiskey – he will appreciate this gift.