Each year, grown children rack their brains for ideas of what to get dear old dad on Father's Day. In order to mitigate the stress of what pop could possibly need, we've put together a few of the coolest things on the planet for gifts that would make any man proud.
Want to get dad in a good mood? Then make a gift of his favorite liquor, but kicked up a notch. If dad loves whiskey, then DEWAR'S Signature ($179.99) is perfect. For gin fans, Martin Miller's Gin, the most ultra premium gin in the world is an excellent way to celebrate the day. A good scotch is also a welcome treat for many dads, from The Macallan to Highland Park - the premium gins are sure to be celebrated at any opportunity.
Do it yourself dad's will love the Heineken BeerTender from Krups (starting at $108), a high-end keg from Heineken. It is designed to keep beer bubbly and at the desired temperature of 36?F, 39?F or 42?F. Dad doesn't have to leave the comfort of his home to enjoy a perfect draught beer with his family and friends.
For dads that like to look, and smell, their best, Frederic Malle's four classic men's colognes Bigarade, Vetiver Extraordinaire, Bois d'Orage and Geranium Pour Monsieur are a great gift for him. Each has a unique scent for the one-of-a-kind man in your life. They are available at high-end retailers such as Barneys New York and Bergdorf Goodman (100mL $135-$235).
Links of London has special accessories just right for dads that love hobbies. The Chicane watch (£450) is inspired by the interior of a sports car, and while extremely stylish, still remains a practical piece he can wear every day. There's also plenty of great jewelry, leather bags and wallets, or cufflinks come in designs featuring everything from footballs to yachts; so you are sure to find just the right accessory for the special day.
Archerfish Solo by Cernium ($349.99) is great for gadget fiends. It's an all-in-one video surveillance system that can be programmed to send alerts within seconds of an occurrence to an email account or mobile phone. It provides a live view and constantly records via DVR. The Archerfish Solo will let dad keep an eye on things and easily protect his family and his home.
Men Essentials by DECLEOR (starting at $20 each) will keep dad feeling and looking fresh for years to come. The men's skincare line includes Clean Skin Scrub, Smooth Shave Foam, Eye Contour Energizer, Skin Energizer and Aromessence Triple Action Shave Perfector Serum. No matter how much time passes, dad can continue to look as young as he feels.
Any of these gifts are sure to show dad how much you care - without having to get into the mushy stuff.