Celebrate all the father figures in your life with these useful and memorable gifts
Dads deserve the best—and there’s no better time than Father’s Day to show them some extra love. Wondering what to get them for Sunday, June 16th?
We’ve rounded up of our top picks that’ll definitely score you some extra brownie points this year...
1. My Society Socks Subscription
Get dad a subscription for a good cause. My Society Socks offer high quality socks in bold, trendy prints that will be delivered straight to his doorstep for however long you choose. With every pair sold, another will be donated to charity to help those in need. You can also include a handwritten note with your gift for the first month, which adds a lovely personal touch for Father’s Day.
Various prices and subscription options
2. Philips S6000 Shaver
Here’s a practical item that will be put to great use! Your father will love this redesigned shaver by Philips that reduces skin irritation thanks to its anti-friction coating. This product has five-direction flex heads to provide the cleanest shave possible.
Available at Best Buy, $129
3. Ten-layer Coffee & Chocolate Cake by Thierry
If you’re planning on spoiling a sweet tooth, you might as well do it with some of the best baking in town. This delicious layered sponge cake by Thierry is made of chocolate genoise, chocolate glacage and coffee chocolate mousse. Place your order online or via phone up until June 16th. There are different sizes to choose from, but we highly recommend the large format if you're feeding a bunch of chocoholics.
Various sizes and prices
4. Tiffany & Co. Paloma Picasso Cuff Links
For all the times dad has been there for you, splurge on an extra-special gift this Father’s Day with Paloma Picasso cuff links in sterling silver and carbon fibre. We love the classy, sophisticated design that your dad can wear on all types of occasions—and he’ll always remember you when he does!
Available at Tiffany, $590
5. Extraordinary Man Subscription Box
Recently honoured as the Best Men's Box at the annual Canadian Subscription Box Awards, Extraordinary Man is the leading Canadian men's subscription box service, delivering a curated collection of grooming, fashion and decor items to subscribers across the country each season. Showcasing amazing accessories, personal grooming products and more, it's a great way to amp up any dad's style.
Available online, $74
6. CB2 6-piece Column Stainless Steel Bar Tool Set
If dad loves to entertain, here’s a classic gift that will be put to great use in the house. This sleek bar tool set from CB2 has got all the essentials: a garnish knife, muddler, bottle opener, stirring spoon and strainer. Plus, you can never go wrong with a modern, stainless steel look—always aesthetically pleasing!
Available at CB2, $63.71
7. Vancouver Candle Co. in VĪS (Strength)
We can’t get enough of this rich, yet calming, fragrance infused with myrrh, sandalwood and amber. VĪS is part of Vancouver Candle Co.’s Discovery collection, which pays homage to Ayurveda and aromatherapy. Not only does it smell amazing, but it’s fabulous for when dad is in need of some relaxing downtime.
Available online, $45
8. Gentleman by Givenchy
Just in time for summer, Givenchy’s new cologne is a burst of freshness with key notes of bergamont, carrot and musk. It’s described for the man who’s a free spirit, so if that sound’s like your father, then this one is a winner!
Available at Sephora, $112
9. Bourbon Collection Gift Set by Sugarfina
Here’s something for the man who loves his booze—and his sweets. This swanky box set by Sugarfina is packed with delicious maple bourbon caramels, bourbon bears and a limited edition copper flask. Our mouths are watering already.
Available at Sugarfina, $42
10. Dry Pique Striped Polo by Uniqlo
Practical and trendy, this navy polo shirt is from Uniqlo’s brand new LifeWear collection, a collaboration with American designer Daiki Suzuki’s Engineered Garments. The relaxed fit and quick drying cotton makes this a comfortable wear for dad on a casual day out.
Available at Uniqlo, $39.90
11. Four-piece Barbecue Tool Set by Crate and Barrel
We all know someone who’s serious about his grill. This black case is complete with high quality, stainless steel tools that includes a turner, fork, tongs and a grill brush. This is a functional gift that’s sure to get used for years to come.
Available at Crate and Barrel, $74.95
12. Abingdon Weekender Bag by J.Crew
This is a stellar gift for the man who travels. Whether it’s for quick family getaways or work trips, any dad will love this vintage hunter-inspired bag by J.Crew. Not only is it stylish, but the rugged waxed cotton canvas material is high quality and paired with heavy-duty straps that will carry all his belongings.
Available at J. Crew, $291.50
13. S’Well Teakwood Traveller
A S'Well bottle is the perfect gift for a dad who's always on-the-go. He’ll always remember you when he takes a sip of his favourite drink (hot or cold) in this triple-walled, stainless steel portable vessel that is completely toxin-free. Best of all, the teakwood colour is super unique and masculine.
Available at Indigo, $45
14. Groom Citrus Beard Oil
Canadian brand Groom creates signature formulas with natural and eco-friendly ingredients to give men the best in body care. This new, best-selling product is recommended for all beard types. It provides nourishment and smells of delicious fresh herbs, citrus fruits and a touch of sea breeze.
Available online, $29
15. Personalized Family Canoe Art
A personalized gift from the whole family is forever memorable, and your father is sure to love this charming illustration of the entire gang paddling away. These fun canoe images are created by artist Patricia Carlin. Customize and select all the options to build your characters and she’ll take care of the rest!
Available online, $100.41
16. L’Occitane Almond Collection
Everyone deserves the gift of healthy skin—dads included. L’Occitane's almond collection includes a shower oil, milk concentrate, skin oil, hand cream and soap. What we love the most about almond oil is that it refreshes, softens and moisturizes the body for long-lasting results.
Available at L'Occitane, $121.50
17. AG Hair Peppermint Wash
This versatile shampoo and wash from Vancouver’s AG Hair is the perfect post-workout tool. Thoroughly refreshing, the light peppermint scent cools, as this dual shampoo/shower wash gently cleanses, stimulates the scalp and leaves dad feeling reinvigorated. As a bonus, it’s pH balanced, avoiding the harsh acidic impact of other shower aids.
Available online at AG Hair, $20
18. Temper creations
Chef Steven Hodge is whipping up chocolate confections with a perfect Dad-slant at West Vancouver's Temper Chocolate Pastry. Available now until June 16th, opt for a chocolate cigar crafted with hazelnut cinnamon rice crisps for $5.50 each, whiskey chocolate balls for $2.00 each, or a pre-packed box of six chocolates for $25.
Available at Temper; Various prices