We know how it’s like. You’ve asked your dad every year how he wants to celebrate Father’s Day and he always tells you that he doesn’t want anything special. But trust us, he will still appreciate a gift that you pick out just for him.
Since he’s not giving you a clue about what he wants, this gift guide curated by AVENUE ONE may give you some inspiration!
Fashionable gifts for dads
Given how sunny Singapore is, everyone should own a great pair of shades to protect their eyes while looking stylish at it.
If you’re looking for a great pair of shades for Dad, consider the unisex and sustainable ones from IZIPIZI’s new Spring 2022 collection.
These are made from 45% bio-sourced castor oil and eco-conscious materials that are sustainably produced, so you know you’re helping to reduce your carbon footprint.
For laidback dads who prefer something that they can take everywhere, go for #N in black, which has sensible angular geometry to give a composed and chic look.
But if your dad loves something more refreshing, consider #N in green, a vibrant shade that will perk up his getup.
#N retails for S$99. IZIPIZI is available in antė stores at Takashimaya, TANGS at Tang Plaza and BHG Singapore, as well as online.
Nothing is more practical than a great bag that allows Dad to keep his necessities close and secure.
Is he the outdoorsy type? The TUMI Tahoe Bozeman Sling (S$590) is a stylish bag that offers maximum utility.
You can also consider the Alpha Bravo Backpack (S$860) that’s great for holding his laptop and other work essentials.
And if he’s planning to travel soon, go for the Harrison Osborn Roll Top Backpack (S$980), which has a host of details, including a useful L-zip under the roll top for easy packing, as well as a zip divider to keep his belongings organised in dedicated compartments.
You’ll also be happy to know that TUMI provides complimentary monogramming service so you can personalise the gift for your dad, to make it extra special.
TUMI products are available at its online store.
Casio G-STEEL Watch
For a practical and stylish gift he can wear everyday, consider the Casio GST-B500 from the G-STEEL series.
This is the lightest model ever launched in the G-STEEL series, but while it’s lightweight, it is still a toughie that has Bluetooth function and solar power charging, and is equipped with the Carbon Core Guard to absorb external shocks.
It’s gorgeous good looks certainly doesn’t hurt too!
Price for Casio GST-B500 starts from S$459 and is available at G-SHOCK stores and website.
Spa & grooming gifts for your dad
Hairstyling session at Haar Attic
Treat him to a new hairstyle done by an experienced stylist.
The session includes a haircut, wash-and-blow, as well as a final styling.
Dad will walk out of the salon looking a million bucks!
Men’s haircut at Haar Attic is available at S$32 (instead of S$48) on Salon Finder.
Onsen pass at Joya Onsen Cafe
Soaking in an onsen is one of the best ways to feel relaxed instantly.
This pass allows Dad to access Joya Onsen Cafe’s public onsen bath with no time limit and also use facilities such as the cold bath and the sauna room.
Book this on Salon Finder to enjoy the exclusive price of S$37.62 (instead of S$41.80). You’ll get a complimentary dessert of your choice too!
Deep Tissue Full-Body Massage at Spacio TCM Wellness
If your dad complains about backache, a deep tissue massage will be helpful for him. This takes away tension, muscle stiffness, while improving blood circulation and metabolism.
Book this on Salon Finder to enjoy a special price of S$40.66 (instead of S$327.42) as well as receive a complimentary 10-minute gua sha.
Boozy gifts for your dad
Thirsty “Cheers Dad” Gift Box
Craft beer lifestyle brand and online beer retailer Thirsty has curated a special box for dads.
The “Cheers Dad” Gift Box has all the stereotypes about dads in one box: beer, fixing things, and dad jokes. Designed like a tool box, this comes with a selection of mixed craft beers (there’s everything from light to bold!), a limited edition beer tasting glass, and joke cards to keep him entertained.
The Thirsty “Cheers Dad” Gift Box is available at S$60 on the Thirsty website. Order before 4pm to receive free same-day delivery.
Bruichladdich Micro Provenance Cask No. 0315
Bruichladdich Progressive Hebridean Distillers has announced the latest Micro Provenance Single Cask release in Singapore.
With limited releases per year, 282 bottles the Micro Provenance Cask No. 0315 (65.2% ABV) is now available exclusively in Singapore, and each will feature an exclusive label artwork of our national symbol – the red Merlion head.
If your dad is a whisky-drinker, this is going to make for a special gift for him this Father’s Day.
The limited Singapore edition of the Micro Provenance Cask 0315 retails at a recommended price of S$268 and is now available at One Cellar, the online exclusive retailer.
Wala Wine Subscription
If dad loves vino, a wine subscription will be totally up his alley.
This flexible wine subscription plan by Wala gives you two different bottles every month, and you pick them from Australia/New Zealand, France, Italy/Spain, and Japanese sake.
Subscribe for 12 months to get a free chiller too!
Discovery packages start from S$88 and Indulgence packages, which feature award-winning premium-grade wines, start from S$158. Find out more here.
Tech gifts for your dad
3-in-1 wireless charging dock
Is Dad’s night stand or study desk always cluttered with his devices? This wireless charging dock can charge three devices – a phone, a watch, and earbuds – at once, making it neater and more convenient.
What’s more, it offers super-fast wireless charging speeds and is compatible with most common devices in the market.
Prices are between S$59.99 and S$89.99, depending on specifications, but the retailer is offering 58% off at the time of writing, so check Shopee for the most updated prices.
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless Bluetooth Headphones with ANC
For the dad who’s an audiophile, a great wireless headphones will make a great gift.
This premium headphone delivers balanced depth and studio-quality audio, complete with a modern design that will look good on him.
If he’s using it for calls too, this headphone features intuitive controls that allow him to switch to different modes seamlessly.
It also has advanced Active Noise Cancellation feature that offers three modes that are tailored to different environments.
Sennheiser Momentum Wireless Bluetooth Headphones with ANC is available in black and white and retails at S$539. Its official store on Shopee is offering 20% off at just S$429.
Amazon Echo Show 8
This is the perfect gift to help upgrade Dad to a smarter lifestyle.
Whether it’s getting Alexa to help him with a video call (which frames him in the centre automatically!), get his schedule organised with calendars and reminders, or managing controls around the house, the Amazon Echo Show does it all.
Besides these, it can also be used as the perfect entertainment tool for streaming movies and TV shows, and turn its home screen into a digital frame when he uses Amazon Photos.
The Amazon Echo Show 2nd Gen retails for S$249.90 but you can find it at just S$219.99 at Shopee.
Gifts for dads who cook
WMF Diadem Pot Set
If Dad cooks, he’ll appreciate pots of different sizes and shapes so he can use the right equipment for the dish he’s working on.
This is a four-piece set that comes with the TransTherm universal base, which transfer heat from the oven quickly and directly into the inside of the pot. Push-in lids are made of heat-resistant glass and its wide pouring rims make spillage less likely.
Marcato AMPIA 150 Pasta Noodle Maker Machine
This can be used to prepare three types of pasta: lasagne, fettucine, and tagliolini.
The sturdy product is high quality and comes with operation instructions as well as a basic dough recipe.
Marcato AMPIA 150 Pasta Noodle Maker Machine retails for S$99 on Shopee.
Severin RG 2370 Smokeless Odourless Indoor and Outdoor Electric Stone Grill
Most of us don’t have the luxury of setting up a grill outdoors, so this is perfect no matter where you may be.
This is great for a party of four and comes with non-stick grooved grill plates so Dad can achieve the perfect grill lines on meats.
It’s compact for space-saving storage and can be cleaned easily. He’ll also love that it doesn’t produce smoke or odour, for a fuss-free grilling experience.
Severin RG 2370 Smokeless Odourless Indoor and Outdoor Electric Stone Grill retails for S$75 but the retailer is offering 35% off at the time of writing. Check its official store on Shopee to score the discount.
Gifts for outdoorsy dads
LARQ Bottle Movement PureVis
This unique lightweight, stainless steel bottle actively self-cleans and purifies water, making it the perfect companion for Dad’s outdoor adventures.
Using UV-C LED light, which can be activated at the touch of a button or automatically every two hours, it is able to eliminate up harmful bacteria such as E.coli and Salmonella from the water and bottle.
On top of this, it also has great insulation to keep water cold for 24 hours or hot for 12 hours.
LARQ Bottle Movement PureVis retails for S$189 and is available at its official store on Shopee.
Mountain Bike Helmet ST 500
For a more comfortable and safer ride for Dad, consider this well-ventilated, adjustable mountain biking helmet.
It comes with a dial that adjusts effortlessly for a more secure hold and has a removable foam on the inside so it’s extra comfortable.
This retails for S$40 at Decathlon.
Designed for either solo or tandem kayaking and is developed to be great in calm waters for two to three hours.
This solid inflatable kayak comes with a high-pressure dropstitch that seats two adults in a raised position so he and his companion can feel comfortable whether they’re paddling or at rest.
It inflates in eight minutes with a dual-action hand pump and dries quickly, thanks to its tarpaulin construction.
This retails for S$665 and is available at Decathlon.
Workshops for dads who love learning
Vocal assessment workshop
Is Dad always belting out in the shower or at a karaoke room?
This 45-minute workshop with a singing coach from will help him be an even better singer. Through the coach’s guidance, his pitch and rhythm, voice control, breathing and support, diction and overall tone will be assessed.
He will also get tips on how to sing his favourite song while finding his signature voice!
This workshop is available at S$80 on Klook.
Wine and Chocolate Pairing and Artisan Chocolate Making Workshop
At this one-hour workshop, participants get to learn about the difference between raw chocolate and commercial chocolate and the kinds of wine that pair best with different types of chocolate.
There will also be a tasting session and the opportunity to make an artisan chocolate bar.
This workshop is available at S$20 (instead of S$24!) on Klook.
Tea appreciation workshop
If Dad loves drinking tea, this workshop will elevate his appreciation for it.
Conducted by Yixing Xuan Teahouse, participants will learn the history and culture of tea, as well as how to brew the perfect tea the traditional way.
Participants will also get try various types of premium tea while indulging in a selection of dim sum.
This workshop is available at S$55 on Klook.