So it’s that time of year again when all the usual suspect magazines “guide” you to buying tie pins, boxed selections of ‘world’ beers, boring old cuff links, bland ties, leather driving gloves, three-pack beige socks and generally the most dull gift ideas you could ever think of for Father’s Day. So for something a bit more interesting, here’s a round up of some quirky options out there…

For the Dad who Thinks He’s Bear Grylls


Wearable sleeping bag, from £87 on Amazon




Cabin Porn, £13.60 on Amazon




One-man tent, £142 on Amazon




For Your Dad, the Budding Writer



Restored vintage typewriters, from £65 from London Typewriters




Snazzy pocket pen, £5 from Herb Lester Associates




Oh Snap Brown Leather Journal, £20 at Urban Outfitters





Stephen King On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft, £7.69 at Amazon




For the Cult Movie Lover


Smokey and the Bandit poster, £30 on Etsy


All the Hitchcock classics: Rear Window, Vertigo, Psycho and The Birds, in a box for £8.99, at Amazon



Set of 8 fictional notepads from hotels in movies, £18 from Herb Lester Associates


Spaghetti Western box set, £15.93 on Amazon





For the Dad who Enjoys a Sneaky Drink



Mini bar hollow book with flask and shot glasses! £68.94, from Book Rooks on Etsy




Experimental Cocktail Club: London, Paris, New York, £16.59 at Amazon



… or the Odd Traditional Pub Crawl 




A London Pub Pub for Every Occasion by Herb Lester, £6.94 on Amazon





For the Vinyl-Loving Hipster Dad 



Crosley Wood Record Player, £165 from Urban Outfitters




Crosley record player stand, £90 from Urban Outfitters



A Selection of Timeless Vinyl, browse here




For the Young-at-Heart Dad


Fruity inflatable beach drink holder, £15 from Urban Outfitters




For the Dad with a Sweet Tooth



Homemade “Healthy” Mini Donuts – recipe here



Sushi-shaped sweets on a tray, £10 from Urban Outfitters




Homemade Whisky, Caramel, Marshmallow and Bacon bark – recipe here





For the Scatty Dad 


Andy Warhol Brillo memoblock, £10.99 from Urban Outfitters


Tin Tin Wall Clock, $30 at Society 6


Letterboards, from $50 at Three Potato Four



For the Globetrotter



Vintage-style globe, £19.99 here




The Everywhere Box from Herb Lester: 42 folder pocket-sized guides to the world’s greatest cities 





Vintage motel explorer key ring, $8, at Three Potato Four

For the Self-Conscious Sporty Dad

2 Comments

Reply To Sheepskins fairylights Cancel Reply

Pin It