Christmas Gift Guide 2020: The best presents for the dads in your life
Whether you're buying for your own father, or for someone who is like a dad to you - choosing a present for dads at Christmas time can be stressful.
It can be tough to figure out how to spoil the men in your life, so to take the struggle out for you, we've collated a selection of stylish, practical, cool presents for the dads in your life.
Firebox Smartphone Projector: £19.99
Is your dad a Bond fan, a horror aficionado, or addicted to Line of Duty?
Regardless of his televisual preference, a smartphone projector will transform his viewing experience. The ingenious smartphone projector is under £20. It'll turn a living room into a cinema by projecting videos from your phone onto a wall. It’s light and portable so you can bring it around the house with you wherever you go, and it looks cool with its retro projector style, too.
Buy now, £19.99, Firebox
Away The Carry-On : £415
For a dad who loves to travel, there can be few greater gifts than the eternally cool Away suitcase. A perennially stylish presence on social media, the Away suitcase doesn’t just look hip, but is hardwearing, reliable and even charges your device on the go.
The Carry-On in achingly trendy Aluminium will fit in aeroplane overhead lockers and is also perfect for a weekend away with the family.
Buy now, £415, Away
The White Company Men’s Suede Moccasin Slippers: £59
Is there any better feeling than coming home after a long day, kicking your shoes off and sinking your feet into a glorious pair of slippers?
This winter, spoil your favourite dad’s tootsies with a pair of these heavenly suede moccasin slippers from the White Company. Cosy enough with its soft faux fur lining to wear all day at home while running around after the kids, while stylish enough to make a trip to the shops without anyone spotting that they’re slippers, this smart navy pair ticks all the boxes.
Buy now, £59, The White Company
Audio Pro Addon T3+: £180
Playing music from your phone just isn’t enough for a true music fan. Instead, gift a dad this swanky Audio Pro T3+, which doesn’t just look great thanks to its swish leather handle and aluminium detailing, but sounds brilliant too.
It can handle deep bass and acoustic pressure, has an impressive 30-hour battery life and works with Bluetooth to play music from any of your devices. Carry it around the house with you and you’ll never be parted from hearing your favourite artists in superior sound.
Buy now, £180, Electric Shop
Chase Potato Vodka, £33.99
Winner of the 'best vodka in the world' at the San Francisco World Spirit championship 2010, Chase Potato Vodka is so creamy the recipient won't be able to go back to any other brand again. Created in England, the potato fermentation lends this vodka a natural hint of sweetness - it makes for an exceptionally smooth martini. If your dad likes their drinks a little longer, it's also ideal for Moscow Mules.
Buy now, £33.99
Remington Crafter Beard Kit: £49.99
2020 wasn’t just about fighting a global pandemic, working from home and baking banana bread: it was also the year men across the world finally ditched the razors and let their beards grow out to their full, Dumbledore-style potential.
As a natural swing back, 2021 is going to be a year men rediscover grooming. We recommend the Crafter Beard Kit from Remington. The useful set includes adjustable combs for achieving different beard lengths, a styler to create a defined finish, and a beard towel and bib to avoid the dreaded beard-in-sink mess. There’s also a set of scissors, a nylon bristle beard brush and a travel pouch too.
Buy now, £49.99, Argos
Charbonnel et Walker Pistachio Truffles, £14.99
If the dad in your life has an insatiable sweet tooth, spoil them with a box of impossibly luxurious chocolates from elegant British chocolatier Charbonnel Et Walker. The sleek box is sure to delight, while the taste - delightfully pistachio in flavour - is melt-in-the-mouth delicious.
Plus, considering these are made by one of the few chocolatiers to The Queen, you know your recipient will be in safe hands.
Buy now, £14.99, Lakeland.
Savile Row Company Navy Red Check Fleece Dressing Gown: £35
If your work from home wardrobe now consists of a collection of pyjamas thanks to the pandemic, you’ll need to add to that now the temperatures are getting chillier.
A cosy dressing gown is the perfect gift under the Christmas tree: it’s pretty much guaranteed that the dad in your life will never take it off. This affordable, cosy and stylish gown from British brand The Savile Row Company is a great option: made of snuggly fleece, it’s warm while still being lightweight, and has two handy pockets and a fun check design too.
Buy now, £35, Saville Row
Cyberjammies Father and Son Matching Pyjamas, from £10
For a father and son duo who are joined at the hip, you can get no better present than a pair of matching pyjamas for them to wear together at home from PJ experts Cyberjammies.
There are loads of styles to choose from for all father and son tastes, from traditional brushed flannel check to eye-catching electric guitar prints, and they’re all super cosy. It’s a thoughtful gift that’s sure to delight both father and son, and make bedtimes a lot more stylish for both generations.
Buy now, £10, Cyberjammies