Seven of the Best Christmas Gifts for Fathers
Bring it on home to Papa this Christmas, with these stylish gift suggestions for men
We’ve heard it all before. Most fathers decry gift-giving as a waste of time and money but don’t take them at their word. Having something special for your Dad on Christmas Day goes a long way.
Below are some thoughtful gift suggestions, from board games and bikes to backpacks and classic car events, that will make the big guy’s day.
Whether you’re shopping for a pioneering outdoorsman or petrolhead or looking to please an amateur gambler or committed collector, these luxurious gifts cover all bases.
Update Dad’s wrist with something classic and understated that still feels of the moment. The Panerai Luminor 8 Days, in 44mm stainless steel and leather, is a clear-faced friend for even the pickiest head of the family. $11,348; mrporter.com
Pick up a three-day VIP ticket for Dad to attend the ultimate car event being held March 1-3 on Cockatoo Island, Sydney Harbour. The weekend will feature never-before-seen car models and electric vehicles, as well as on-island hospitality and gala dinner events for serious rubbernecking. From $400; sydneyharbourconcours.com.au
Create memories (and healthy rivalries) with a fun, portable gift. Give the Old Man a graphic backgammon set, neatly housed in a case made with Bottega Veneta’s signature Intrecciato leather. $9,170; bottegaveneta.com
Surprise Dad with a state-of-the-art road bike that he will thank you for in the years to come. Strictly made-to-order, the bike is created in partnership with Aston Martin and the innovative titanium bicycle leader J.Laverack; price on request; astonmartin.jlaverack.co.uk
A practical Tod’s backpack in luxe suede is every traveller’s dream. With its handle strap and adjustable shoulder straps, the design arrives with practical flap pockets, and a strong, interior drawstring for pulling it all together on holidays; $4,590; tods.com
Loafers are keepers in Dad’s world. This holiday season, give him the most iconic of the lot—designed with an elegant elongated toe and finished with the house’s signature horse-bit detail. No man has ever complained about receiving these classic shoes. $1,330; gucci.com
Give the horological fanatic in your life a trusty watch-winder. Finished in soft, mark-resistant leather, the Rotor 1 winder is a valuable addition to any prized watch collection. $880; jfarrenprice.com.au
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