It isn’t a birthday, but it should be.
What to buy a dad who has everything? What to buy a dad who doesn’t like gifts? What to purchase the man who funded your failed startups, bought your first bike, and is your only salvation at purchasing a home in 2022 and beyond? We have the answers, and before you complain about price, think about the money you’ll never pay your father back. What gift to buy your father will depend on the type of father he is…may seem straight forward, but some men struggle to purchase gifts because they haven’t understood the personality, or type of person they are buying for. What are their hobbies? What do they love to do in their spare time? You aren’t about to purchase a surfboard if dad has a fear of the ocean, or simply enjoys a glass of red and staying indoors.
Understand dad, you should know what he likes. Be bold with your gifting this father’s day, here’s how we can help.
2021 Penfolds St. Henri Shiraz
St Henri is loved by generations of wine collectors, it’s the perfect gift for dad — this wine is rich and plush when young, gaining soft—mocha-like characters as it ages. If you’re looking for a gift based on what dad might not have, this is the one and even if he does, harbour one of these beauties, another St Henri Shiraz is always welcome.
Dior: Sauvage Elixir
As far as Dior is concerned, there’s no wrong choice here. Dior’s latest fragrance coming from the already existing ‘Sauvage’ line emits a delectable new addition in the Sauvage Elixir. This men’s fragrance amplifies the essence of Sauvage by balancing the perfume’s iconic freshness with an unexpected and surprising trail that vibrates with notes of grapefruit, organic lavender, spices, and sweet, rich woods.
Price: $220 from Myer
Glen Moray Speyside Single Malt Scotch Whiskey
If dad enjoys a cigar with whisky, Glen Moray is the way to his heart this year. The Glen Moray single malt scotch whisky offers dad a different barrel to those he may be custom to. This 18-year-old whisky is crafted in Scotland and aged in America, a combination creating flavours of vanilla, oak and toffee. It’s an intense flavouring made perfect by its ageing process in America and initial structure. Warm his heart for the rest of winter. You can’t go wrong with our favourite scotch whiskey.
Where to buy: Dan Murphy’s
Mon Verre Personalised Glassware
Mon Verre provides personalised crystal glassware and does so by hand. Craftsmanship and attention to detail make for a gift both memorable and luxe. For the men, nothing is more baller than a crystal whiskey glass with your name on it, well, your dad’s initials. If you’re eyeballing the other gifts, this is what should follow. Their personalised Munich beer glasses are a fantastic choice, while their Montanna whiskey tumbler set will also make for an amazing gift. If dad is a wine drinker, the above will suit just fine.
Where to buy: Mon Verre
R.M. Williams Craftsman Boot
There’s little to ponder when it comes to Australia’s favourite boots or even Australia’s favourite gift. You’ll have to look far and wide to find a gift that will beat a pair of R.M. Williams boots. They are made for walking. However, your dad will wear them everywhere he goes…literally everywhere. The Craftsman Boot is a great entry boot for dad, and the black and brown colourways are a fantastic buy. The last piece to our buying puzzle, you cannot go wrong with a Craftsman Boot.
Where to buy: R.M. Williams