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Father's Day: The ultimate gift guide for every type of dad

By Raychele Mendoza Published Jun 17, 2022 4:19 pm

Fathers have protected and comforted us through our ups and downs. They have been our first heroes in life and we look up to them for as long as we can remember.

Now that Father’s Day is fast approaching, it would be nice to give your dads, stepdads, and father figures thoughtful gifts.

Whether you have a cool fathers who play sports and love to sweat, or a dapper dad who loves to dress up to a tee, he will surely value what you would give them as long as it comes from the heart. If you still can’t decide what to buy, here are some gift ideas for him.

For dads who deserve a beauty rest

Simmons Beautyrest NextGen Pillow is said to contain a winning combination of the comfort and conformability of memory foam. It can be used by dads who came from work after a long day since it relieves pressure points in the muscles. Get this in either soft, medium, or firm for only ₱8,665, ₱10,530, and ₱10,610, respectively.

OGAWA’s Master Drive AI Genuine Leather is also perfect for dads who enjoy relaxing after a hard day at work. This can ease aches and pains with the Automatic Fatigue Detection System powered by precision sensors. Right in time for Father’s Day, OGAWA is offering the Master Drive AI Genuine Leather for P360,000 from P549,000 until June 30.

For dads who are always on their gadgets

Is Dad always on his phone or laptop? Better protect those eyes from UV and blue lights! Check out these Tony Morgan London frames (P2,990) (or some more from Vision Express' Blue Light eyewear lineup. These glasses are described to prevent eye strain, headaches, and disturbed sleep cycles.

Some good news: Vision Express offers Buy One Get One on all designer eyewear all year round so you could choose one for yourself, too!

For the charitable dad

Looking to give back to the community? Uniqlo just launched their Peace For All T-shirt collection which aims to raise funds for organizations that provide humanitarian aid to those affected by poverty, discrimination, violence, conflict and natural disasters, such as UNHCR, Save the Children, and Plan International. Choose among the five designs by past collaborators like Tadao Ando, Kashiwa Sato, Ines del a Fressange, Haruki Murakami, and Shinya Yamanaka for only P790 each. 20% of the sales of each shirt will go to the said organizations.

For dads who like to fix everything

Most of the time we rely on our dads to improve our homes, fortunately, MR.DIY offers various home improvement items for every need. Having a stool toolbox is essential for every home, which is why these Mr. DIY sets are convenient gifts for dads so that they can also provide maintenance to our homes.

For on-the-go dads

With Clarks’ new reworked classics and clean Spring-Summer palettes, dads on-the-go can comfortably go anywhere without worrying about which shoes to wear. If your dad is looking for a pair that he could wear casually or to semi-casual events, the Clarks Nature X pair is for him. It has that sports-casual hybrid has shock-absorbing soles that is made to support the natural foot shape and allow the foot to move freely.

For coffee-loving dads

To spice up your dad’s morning ritual, give him a Nespresso machine! You can get any single machine at 10% off when you purchase at least one Master Origins Papua New Guinea, Master Origins Aged Sumatra, or World Explorations Miami from June 13 to 30, 2022.

For the dapper dads

Any father who appreciates formal wear with a bit of personality will love this silk pocket square from Jim Weaver. Get the So Fetch Pocket Square for only P1,250.

For the neat freak dad

BaByliss Powerlight Hair Clipper (P5,450) is a perfect gift for dads who need to groom their beards, and sometimes even their hair! If he’s planning on doing a DIY haircut, this tool set includes stylish cord/cordless clippers with precision honed stainless steel blades for smooth cutting performance.    

If he wants a fast and easy shave, the VS Sassoon Fresh-Clean Shaver S1 is definitely for him. Get this water-resistant ergonomic shaver for only P3,150.

For dads who appreciate scents

For dads who like light and fresh aromas Giorgio Armani Acqua di Gio (P5,250) is for them. It has a combination of Calabrian Bergamot, Neroli, and Green Tangerine with Rosemary, sweet Persimmon, and warm Indonesian Patchouli scents.

For spontaneous dads

Does your dad like workations? The Samsonite YOUTHY-ICT Laptop Backpack 15.6" is made for dads like him who bring can work anywhere! This bag is designed with a luggage sleeve, padded top carry handle, laptop and tablet compartment, and an organizer panel including pen sleeves, mesh slip pockets, velcro pockets, and file compartment. You can get this carry-on bag for P6,950.

For dads who collect watches

Grand Seiko watches feature many designs fitted for every kind of dad. The SLGA015 (P603,000), in particular, is ideal for recreational divers. It has richly textured, deep black dial surface that took inspiration from the oceans that surround the Japanese archipelago and are crisscrossed by water currents of great power, the Black Stream, or the Kuroshio Current.

For the techie dad

Now is the time to surprise dad with a new phone. If he's very much into photography or just loves to take selfies and document every family event, he'll like the OPPO Reno7 5G series (P26,999).

This phone lets him take pro photos and videos as it boasts a 64MP rear camera, 32MP front camera, 4CM macro camera, ultra-wide angle camera, and innovative AI-powered camera features like AI Highlight Video and Bokeh Flare Portrait.