Traditional Father’s Day Gift Ideas For Dad

It's almost Father’s Day – have you found the perfect present? If you’re still on the hunt, check out these Father’s Day gift ideas to spoil your old man on his special day! They're a mix of traditional and modern, so there's bound to be something he'll love.  

fathers day gift ideas ranging from a wallet and belt to a tie and shoes

Gift Idea #1: The Gift Of A New Fragrance

Let’s kick off the Father’s Day gift ideas with a new cologne. Ever get a whiff of something that just reminds you instantly of Dad? It happens to us all the time! It could be anything from peppermint Mentos to the lingering scent of a cherry cigar or his favourite cologne. You can never have too many fragrances, so stock Dad up this Father’s Day with some new scents from Edgars or Foschini.

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Gift Idea #2: The Gift Of A Good Shave

Leave Dad feeling pampered with an amazing shaving kit. Gift him with the smoothest shaving experience this Father’s Day with the Bluebeards Revenge Deluxe Kit from Mantality! This five-piece kit includes a pre-shave oil, luxury shaving cream, post-shave balm, Doubloon bristle shaving brush and silver-technology roll-on anti-perspirant deodorant for R799*.

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Gift Idea #3: The Gift Of A Pamper Session

To help Dad unwind, relax and feel like a “new man“, spoil him with a pamper session at Sorbet Man. Their menu includes a variety of relaxing treatments, including shaves, shampoos, massages, skincare regimens, waxes, manicures, pedicures, highlights, manscaping, threading, tinting, facials and even a ‘Grey Out’. If that seems like too much choice, just opt for a Sorbet Man voucher! Father’s Day gift sorted.

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Gift Idea #4: The Gift Of A Gadget

No matter what type of dad you have, Mantality will have just the toy he wants this Father’s Day! For the outdoors dad, get the True Utility® KeyTool Set or Leatherman SUPERTOOL 300. For the sporty dad, get the Jabra Elite 65t Wireless earbuds so he can listen to his favourite tunes while he goes for his morning/evening jog. And for the geeky dad, why not spoil him with a Plug-N-Play Retro TV Games Arcade Kit with 200 games? Who says Father’s Day gifts are boring?

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Gift Idea #5: The Gift Of Colourful Socks!

Add a splash of colour to Dad’s everyday suit-and-tie combo with a pair of Happy Socks! What we love about Happy Socks is that they’re just that – happy. Bright, colourful and oh-so-comfy, they’re always a welcome gift. We absolutely love the funky look of the multi-coloured Queen six-pack gift box, but there are plenty of designs to choose from on Superbalist.

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Gift Idea #6: The Gift Of New Tools

Does your dad consider himself a bit of a handyman? Does he love being hands-on, building things and making repairs, adjustments and tweaks to appliances around the house? If yes, why not spoil him with something handy from Builders? Surely there’s a piece of equipment or a few tools that he’s been eyeing for some time. If you’re not sure what he needs in his ever-growing collection of spanners, screwdrivers and hammers, then get him a voucher to spend!

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Gift Idea #7: The Gift Of Braai Mastery

If Dad wants to perfect his braaiing skills, then he needs the best braai accessories and tools on the market, and there is no better place to find those than at Yuppiechef. From wood chips and braai utensils to Weber accessories and a PotjieKing cooker, there are plenty of options to choose from. And if he’s a whizz in the kitchen, you’ll find kitchen goodies for Africa!

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Gift Idea #8: The Gift Of A Whisky

Celebrate your fatherly figure the best way you know how, by raising a glass of his favourite tipple this Father’s Day. And if you’d like to add a personalised twist to his favourite brand, visit NetFlorist and take a look at their various customised gift options. When it comes to whisky, you can take your pick from Jack Daniels, Scottish Leader, Johnnie Walker, Talisker, Bells, Jameson, Famous Grouse and many more. Take a look at their selection of fine alcohol gift ideas here.

Gift Idea #9: The Gift Of A Watch

A brand-new watch is the perfect accessory to complete your dad’s stylish look. If you’re looking for great options, visit Bella Luna and take a look at their Father’s Day gift ideas. They’ve got everything from Thomas Sabo and Nomination Italy to Ice-Watch and even gift cards if you’re not too sure what to get him when it comes to wrist timepieces. The gift cards will give him the freedom to choose the perfect watch to suit his style.

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Have any other Father’s Day gift ideas you’d like to share? Tell us in the comments below.