Top 10 Christmas Gifts for Dads

Top 10 Christmas Gifts for Dad

With Christmas being just around the corner, we are all starting to think about what to buy for our nearest and dearest. Dads play a big part in all our lives and do so much for us that they definitely deserve something special at Christmas time. The only problem being, as I’m sure you all know, is that Dads are notoriously difficult to buy for. The main issue is that men seem to already have everything or can’t decide what they want! Here at Farrar and Tanner we have curated some of our most popular products, that we think would make a wonderful gift for the gentlemen in your life. With a selection of personalised and practical gifts that are the height of sophistication, you are sure to find something perfect for your dad this Christmas.

For the Classic Dad

This stunning skeleton face pocket watch from Mount Royal is the perfect accessory for the more traditional man in your life. The intricate skeleton face is encased within a white, Roman numbered dial, making it easy to see all the ornate detail within the watch. This pocket watch is a fantastic gift for any budding horologists in your life, or just a man in need of a beautiful timepiece. With the choice to add an engraving to the watch, this gift is sure to get a great reaction out of any dad this Christmas.


For the Difficult Dad

Barbour’s Elvington wallet is a classic billfold wallet with a coin pocket feature. Although buying a wallet can be seen as an easier option, you honestly can’t go wrong with this classic heritage wallet. Any man is usually in need of a new wallet come Christmas time, meaning you know he will actually get some use out of your gift. Here at Farrar & Tanner we can emboss your dad’s name or initials on the wallet to make it a more personal and sentimental gift. This finishing touch turns a more traditional choice of gift, into the most memorable present.


For the Professional Dad

This stunning pair of modern cufflinks, delicately crafted by Jean Pierre of Switzerland would make the perfect gift for the dad who takes pride in his appearance. These tourbillon style cufflinks featuring a moving flywheel and delicate skeletal detail, would add a touch of sophistication to any outfit. Cufflinks make a great present for all dad’s as they are something that everyone needs, but never seems to buy for themselves. These cufflinks would make a great set along with the Mount Royal pocket watch of a similar style that made our number one spot on our dad gift guide. A true luxury item, these Jean Pierre cufflinks are sure to be a great surprise.


For the Dad Who Has Everything

This Barbour Pheasant Sock Gift Box Set would make the ideal gift for the man who really has everything. One of the reasons buying Christmas gifts for our dad’s is so hard is because they just buy everything that they want. Socks are a classic gift, and you really can’t go wrong with this cotton rich set of Barbour socks. The Barbour tin makes this set an ideal stocking filler as it can be easily wrapped, ready for Christmas morning. With an eye-catching pheasant motif, these would be perfect for a more flamboyant father or a true countryman.

For the Dapper Dad

This Barbour Boot Care Kit Gift Tin is a great way to add to a gentleman’s shoe care kit. This set includes a variety of brushes, a shoe horn and a natural polish and cloth. Keeping your shoes looking clean and suave has never been easier than with this handy kit. This gift is sure to be a hit with any dad as it makes shoe care even easier. Stored in a classic Barbour tin, this gift would look great under the Christmas tree. The perfect gift for any dad that prides themselves in their appearance.


For the Chill Dad

This glass beer tankard from LSA International would be a great present for the more relaxed man in your life. This classic glass tankard will complement any style of kitchenware and would be the perfect way for your dad to relax after a long day. Paired with a bottle of his favourite beer, this tankard would make a fantastic gift. This glass can also be engraved with a name or special message to make your gift that sentimental touch.


For the Foodie Dad

A great gift idea for Dads this Christmas is to satisfy his stomach with this delicious vintage port and cheese hamper from Taylor’s. This hamper features a Taylor’s Late Bottled Vintage Port paired with Black Bomber creamy cheddar and Popti Cornish Bakery thins. You really can’t go wrong with this hamper as it can be made into a more personal gift with engraving being available to add to the lid. This hamper would make a great gift alongside the LSA International Glass Beer Tankard featured earlier on the list. As this gift is already cased in an engraved wooden gift box, this hamper would make the perfect, ready to go, gift.

For the Sophisticated Dad

This beautiful L’Atelier du Vin Oeno collection is the perfect gift for any wine aficionado. This unique set would make a great present as it features all the best items from L’Atelier du Vin’s collection. This makes it a great introduction to beginners or a way to add to your dad’s current collection. The bottle opener set would make for a more distinctive gift for your dad this Christmas as it is something many people wouldn’t think of.


For the DIY Dad

Another great gift idea for the more hands-on Dad’s is the Leatherman Wave+ Multi Tool gift box. This fantastic set from the classic brand Leatherman features their most popular multi tool, a matching sheath and Farrar & Tanner multi tool oil. This comprehensive set would make a wonderful gift as it contains all of the essentials needed to get started straight away. This gift would also be a great way to keep Dad occupied on Christmas morning. The Leatherman tin and multitool can be engraved with a personal message or initials for that more sentimental touch this Christmas.


For the Dad On-the-Go

This classic hipflask with brown leather sleeve from heritage brand Barbour would make a fantastic gift for the dad on-the-go. This robust embossed flask is stored in a 100% leather sleeve for an aesthetically pleasing take on the traditional hipflask. The Barbour hipflask would make an ideal present for the dad who loves to be out and about in the great outdoors, as it’s portable size and shape make it easy to take along with you. The flask comes in a stylish Barbour gift box and has the option to be engraved with a personal message on the leather sleeve or flask itself.