What to Get Your Boyfriend’s Dad for Father’s Day
6 minutes read
As Father’s Day 2023 approaches, many of us will be thinking about purchasing gifts for the father figure in our lives, but what about our boyfriend’s dad? It’s often a special relationship, and a gift on Father’s Day is a lovely way to show how much your other half’s family means to you.
But, with the shopping scene awash with dull socks and cheap mugs, you’re not alone if you find yourself caught in a conundrum when it comes to present purchasing. So here are our favourite unique and thoughtful gift ideas for your boyfriend’s dad this Father’s Day. So, whether that’s a grooming or self-care experience or gift, it’s time to cement your place in the family album.
Personal touch | Aspinal, Billfold Coin Wallet
Is there a man, classic or modern in style, that doesn’t appreciate a quality leather accessory? This handcrafted wallet is alim in design yet roomy enough for cash, coins, and cards. Add his initials for a perfectly personal Father’s Day gift.
Meat feast | Fortnum & Mason, The Butcher’s Breakfast Box
If he’s not on delicious bacon sandwich for breakfast, especially on a special occasion. This bumper box also includes eggs, sausages, sourdough bread, and a selection of sauces. He might even be tempted to share…If he’s vegan – then this lovely Vegan Food Hamper from London bakery Cutter & Squidge might do the trick.
Close shave | Mühle, Rytmo Steamed Ash 4-Piece Razor Set
For a seriously smooth shave, this classic and conical design will look fantastic perched on a bathroom shelf and eschews the need for single-use plastic razors—a win for the environment too.
Read next: The Stylish Men’s Grooming Guide
Skin deep | ClarinsMen, Super Moisture Lotion SPF20
This lightweight yet creamy formula floods dry complexions with intense hydration, delivering a burst of intense moisture. The perfect gift for an outdoorsy dad, who may have been slacking in the SPF department and showing the effects of the elements. More Grooming Tips here.
ClarinsMen Cleansing Kit, £25, is perfect for any no-frills man that wants an introduction to skincare. Containing a ClarinsMen Active Face Wash, Shampoo & Shower and Super Moisture Balm, it’s full of the only go-to basics he’ll need when it comes to caring for his skin.
ClarinsMen Bodycare Kit, £25, is brimming with the everyday essentials he’ll use again and again – with a full-size ClarinsMen Shampoo & Shower, along with a mini Active Face Wash and Super Moisture Balm.
For the skincare lover, try the Hydra-Essentiel [HA2] Day Cream Collection, £39, which contains a trio of super moisturising and plumping products.
Special offer: Spend £70 at Clarins between 3rd and 18th June and receive a FREE men’s toiletry zip bag containing seven mini grooming products (and for good measure – an additional three mini products for you!). Simply use the code ‘CLARINSMEN’ to claim your free gift.
Read next: If you’re looking for eye care to match? Check out How To Help Him Banish Eye Bags.
Heaven scent | Celine, Black Tie Eau de Parfum
Even dads deserve a signature scent and Celine’s Black Tie is oozing with vanilla, cedar, tree moss and musk. Crafted like a fine dinner jacket, this fragrance is as tailored as black-tie finery and, like its counterpart, will never go out of style.
Read next: The Best Self Care Packages Ideas
Coffee break | Bodum, Bistro Electric Coffee Grinder
Does anything bring more joy to a coffee connoisseur than the smell of freshly ground beans? Bring the feeling to your father-in-law’s door with this neat and sleek grinder. A robust and flavorful cup of joe has never been so easy.
Puzzle out | Slowdown Studio, Adobe Poolside Puzzle
Making a firm argument that jigsaw puzzles can be cool, this collaboration between designer Charlotte Taylor and 3D artist Victor Roussel is inspired by the Argentinean town of Purmamarca. Soft and soothing in design and colour, it’ll frustrate and relax in equal measure.
A sophisticated gift that shows your boyfriend’s dad that you care about history, but preferably when discussed over a little tipple. With twenty types to try, taste the effects that peat and casks have had on the modern whisky world.
Sleep tight | Desmond & Dempsey, Pyjama Set in Byron Tropical Print
Why should great style be compromised just because bedtime is approaching? This set is breathable and comfortable in premium organic cotton, but more importantly, it’s exceptionally stylish. So dads won’t need to resist the temptation to nip to the shops in it.
Soft touch | Everlane, the Cashmere V-Neck
You’d be hard pushed to find someone who wasn’t overjoyed to unwrap a present and discover something cashmere beneath the paper. This velvety smooth V-neck will delight even the fussiest of fathers-in-law. Plus, with each wear, it gets softer still.
Picture this | Papier, Caption Print Framed Photo
Evoke warm memories with a framed print and add a short message to make it extra personal. Perhaps a holiday you embarked on with your boyfriend’s family or a sweet reminder of your beau as a baby.
Please wine lovers and amateur sommeliers with this comprehensive and exquisite tool collection, containing everything you need to open and reseal your wines and champagnes. Add an engraved message to the Chic Monsieur corkscrew for extra brownie points.
Hot tea | Ember Mug² Smart Mug
Gift the invention your boyfriend’s dad never knew he needed but soon won’t be able to live without. The world’s first temperature-controlled mug ensures your hot beverages are delicious from first to the last sip—an absolute essential for fathers who work from home.
The chicest set of bike tools we ever did see. Technology by Silca, sleek design by Sir Paul Smith. This complete set of precision S2 steel hex wrenches and bit drivers is housed in an inscribed beechwood case. A proper thing of beauty, perfect for a tour-de-bike lover.
Rub shoulders | Clarins, Back, Neck & Scalp Massage
Banish knots and cast away tension with a back, neck and scalp massage that gets straight to the root of any stiffness or soreness. If your boyfriend’s father is a keen gardener, pro golfer, or even prolific TV watcher, this gift is guaranteed to get you in the good books.
Mellow yellow | Pantone, Official Hip Flask Yellow 012
A hip flask for dads with an artistic streak. Opt for sunshine yellow for an instant mood boost and be sure to pack on family walks for sips of something warming, be it tea or tequila.
Card trick | Hermes, Les 4 Mondes Bridge Playing Cards
Bolster bridge games with this pair of silver-edged playing cards, as beautifully designed as you’d expect from powerhouse Hermes. Or bring a bit of French finery to Sunday afternoon snap tournaments.
Read next: The Father’s Day Gift Guide, 2023