Christmas Gifts For Your Dad That Are Definitely Not Socks

Christmas Gifts For Your Dad That Are Definitely Not Socks

    By Phoebe Parke Posted on 5 Dec 2016

    Dads are tricky to buy for when it comes to Christmas, and many are set to spend this festive season as the victim of yet another cufflink gifting. Spare a thought then for father dearest this year and give him something he actually wants.

    Here’s Grazia’s definitive guide to what to buy dad this Christmas - from books to booze and everything in between.


    John Lewis & Partners Leather Laptop Case

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    John Lewis & Partners Leather Laptop Case

    Don’t let him go into work with that battered old rucksack any more, he deserves a ‘new year, new look’ moment as much as you do

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    Credit: Paul Smith

    'Zebra' Print Bone China Mug

    And here’s a little something to remind him of you at work, or just brighten up his desk

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    Credit: Futbol Prints

    Real Madrid v Barcelona Print

    If he’s a football man, Futbol Prints have created a series inspired by classic matches through the years

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    Credit: John Lewis & Partners

    ROBERTS Revival iStream 3 DAB+/FM Internet Smart Radio

    Classic design meets modern functionality in this DAB radio with Bluetooth

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    Gucci Ace Embroidered Trainers

    If your father is a little more fashion forward, swap out his leather brogues for these Gucci trainers, and take his outfit into the 21st century

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    Aesop Geranium Leaf Duet Body Cleanser And Balm

    For the dad who likes to smell good at all times, this cleanser and balm set is the perfect gift

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    Gordon Ramsay's Ultimate Home Cooking

    The best way to drop a subtle hint that your dad needs a little more practice in the kitchen? A cookbook by his favourite chef

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    Personalised 'Book Of Memories' For Dad

    If he’s not on Instagram chances are he can’t scroll through old pictures as easily as you. Solve that conundrum with having him stalk you on Instagram stories with his memory book

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    Liberty London Sloe Gin

    If you’re going to buy your dad a bottle of booze it might as well be a festive one, this sloe gin layers up rich, sweet berry flavours into an aromatic finish

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    Burberry Diamond Quilted Thermoregulated Harrington Jacket

    This Burberry jacket will keep dad warm on those long post-lunch walks

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    Make Your Own Chorizo Sausage Kit

    Want something no one else has got him? This is your answer

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    Jo Malone Black Cedarwood & Juniper Cologne

    Because that cologne you bought him in 2016 must be finished by now, right?!

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    Vitae London Gold x Brown Kleinskool Watch

    If your dad’s timepiece has seen better days, buy him an upgrade from this London-based brand whose profits go towards supporting school children in South Africa

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    Credit: John Lewis & Partners

    KeepCup Cork Brew Reusable 8oz Glass Coffee Cup / Travel Mug

    Eco-warrior dad will thank you for this practical gift which could even save him a couple of pennies off his flat white at the coffee shop

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    Grow It Cacti Kit

    Something to spruce up the window sill, and a project to keep him busy

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    Brief Answers To The Big Questions: The Final Book From Stephen Hawking

    A gift for the dad who likes to spend hours thinking deeply about the universe, and beyond

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