Cool gift ideas for your dad this Father's Day

Here are the best gift ideas for your old man to show how much you appreciate him
Keepers Tresse wallet
By Michelle Ng |

Listen, we get it. It's impossible to buy gifts for dads, but we try. From practical home gadgets to stylish accessories to up his style game, here are the best gifts for all the cool dads around.

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Light Blue Italian Zest Pour Homme

Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue Italian Zest Pour Homme

For the chill-in-the-sun dad

If jetting dad off to a tropical holiday is out of the question, here's a substitute. Whisk dad away to a joyfulness of a sunny Summer day in Capri with Dolce & Gabbana's Light Blue Italian Zest Pour Homme ($119-$165). Top notes of grapefruit, mandarin, pepper and juniper that shifts to rosemary and rosewood and lingers with incense and musks.

Buy at all major department stores.

Google Home Mini

Google Home Mini

For the techie dad

Google Home Mini ($56.90) is proof that good things come in small packages too. This small and mighty smart speaker with built-in Google Assistant function allows dad (or anyone else in the house, for that matter) control various settings in your smart home. Turn down the lights? Play music? Easy peasy – without even moving from the couch. 

Buy from Shopee. Those new to Shopee, use get an additional $7 off your first purchase (minimum spend $15) with the promo code FATHERSDAY7.

BKR water bottle jet

Bkr glass water bottle

For the health-conscious dad

Remind dad to drink more water (or any other liquids of his choice, we don't judge) with this stylish glass water bottle ($42) from Bkr. Its spiked sleeve is extra cool – though there are non-spiked ones if practicality is of concern – and comes in a number of colours including jet black, navy blue, grey and white.

Buy from escentials

Tresse wallet

Tresse leather wallet

For the stylish dad

Upgrade dad's wallet to the Tranca bi-fold wallet by Tresse – it's a classic leather wallet style but with extra flair. Its unique weave detail gives depth to this slim wallet and instantly adds the cool points.

Buy at Keepers or at the retail store in National Design Centre

Bering watch

Bering automatic watch

For the punctual dad

Keep time with dad – gift him the Bering automatic 43mm watch. Available in blue and black dials, along with black or silver mesh strap, this timepiece is easy to pair with both casual and semi-formal wear.

Available at Bering.

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