Perfect gifts for Dad

By Ayesha Anjum
Tue, 06, 24

Whether it’s through a heartfelt message, a special celebration, or a thoughtful gift, Father’s Day is all about showing the fathers in our lives just how much they mean to us...

Perfect gifts for Dad


Father’s Day is a time to celebrate and honour the remarkable men who have played an important, paramount role in our lives. From offering wisdom and guidance to providing unwavering support, fathers hold a special place in our hearts. From teaching us how to tie our shoelace to teaching us how to drive, our dads have always been there for us. It’s a day to honour fathers, grandfathers, and father figures, these men have helped shape us into who we are today, and Father’s Day gives us the opportunity to express our gratitude and appreciation for everything they have done. Whether it’s through a heartfelt message, a special celebration, or a thoughtful gift, Father’s Day is all about showing the fathers in our lives just how much they mean to us. Fathers teach us valuable lessons, from practical skills like riding a bike and fixing a leaky faucet to life lessons about integrity, perseverance, and hard work. They are our protectors, our role models, and our biggest cheerleaders. Father’s Day is our chance to give back a fraction of the love and care they have showered upon us.

Personalised Gifts: Personalised gifts show thoughtfulness and effort. Consider items like custom-engraved watches, monogrammed wallets, or a photo album of your favourite moments with your dad. These gifts are not only unique but also serve as lasting reminders of the special bond you share.

Gadgets and Tech Accessories: For the tech-savvy dad, gadgets and tech accessories make excellent gifts. Think about a new tablet, smart home devices like smart speakers or a voice assistant like Alexa or Google Assistant, or high-quality headphones. These gifts cater to their love for technology and enhance their daily lives with convenience, ease and entertainment.

Tools and DIY Kits: Most dads love doing things by themselves, this is where DIY kits and tools become the perfect gifts. Whether it’s a high-quality set of screwdrivers, a versatile power drill, or a complete woodworking kit, these items will delight the handyman in your life and provide him with hours of enjoyment working on projects. DIY kits like casting mould, where you and your dad could create your own model of your hands or a candle making kit and customise the scent according to a specific memory or a unique just for your father.

Perfect gifts for Dad

Sports Equipment and Gear: If your dad is a sports enthusiast, which most Pakistani fathers are; consider gifting them a new equipment or gear related to their favourite sport. A new set of golf clubs, a high-quality tennis racket or badminton kit, or a signed cricket bat. Even a custom jersey of his favourite sports team would be a gift to remember.

Books and Subscriptions: For the dad who loves to read, books or newspapers or magazine subscriptions are wonderful gifts. Choose titles that align with his interests, whether it’s fiction, non-fiction, biographies, or hobbies. Alternatively, a subscription to a service or a favourite magazine can provide ongoing enjoyment. Gifting them a kindle would allow them to have everything at their reach at the touch of their fingers.

Grooming and Self-Care Kits: More often than not, dads usually forget to look after themselves, make your dad look and feel his best with grooming and self-care kits. High-end shaving kits, skincare products, beard oils or luxurious bathrobes can make them feel pampered and appreciated. Alternatively booking a spa day for them, inclusive of a massage, mani-pedi and a haircut would make for an unforgettable gift.

Cooking and BBQ Tools: As most fathers enjoy firing up the grill and burning up the coals, and with Eid-ul-Azha right around the corner, high-quality kitchen gadgets or BBQ tools would be highly enjoyed by the dads. A new set of chef’s knives, a portable grill, or gourmet spice sets can enhance his culinary adventures and make cooking even more enjoyable.

Outdoor and Adventure Gear: For the adventurous dads, outdoor gear can be a perfect gift. From camping equipment, hiking boots, or a durable backpack can fuel their love for the outdoors. Whether they enjoy camping, hiking, or fishing, these gifts will equip them for their next adventure, especially with summer in full swing, this would allow them to plan out their adventure more.

Fitness Equipment: Encourage your dads to stay fit and healthy with fitness equipment. A new set of dumbbells, a yoga mat, or a smartwatch that tracks his fitness progress can motivate him to maintain an active lifestyle. Even a gym membership or sports club membership would not only be enjoyed but also promote them stay active and healthy. These gifts would certainly not only be enjoyable but also be great to help them incorporate a healthy lifestyle.

Something to cherish: Sometimes, the best gifts are experiences rather than physical items. Planning a special day out with your dad, such as a day on a yacht, a day at the golf course, or tickets to a concert or cricket match. A trip to the North of Pakistan with a friend or a stay-cation at a resort. These experiences create ever-lasting memories and strengthen your bond.