When it comes to Father’s Day, it’s time to go beyond just the new set of tools or a coffee giftcard. While these are great items, and well, who are we kidding, we probably gave our own desi dads these gifts growing up, but, our kids and us masalamommas, really do know our partners better than that. So why not tailor a gift just this one day in the year?
Did you know?
According to a new Sears Canada Survey more than one third of Canadian dads (36 per cent) agreed the number one gift they would most like to receive for Father’s Day is fashion-related, whether it’s a hot new suit, a crisp shirt and tie or trendy boat shoes — a true sign that gifting dad with a new tie or statement socks is far from passé, and that fashion dad is here to stay!
We want to celebrate all the roles dads play in our families and the fact that dads are much more hands-on and involved in parenting these days. Whether he’s a gadget guy or the golf enthusiast, the Stardust (geez, did we just write that?!) cover model or an outdoorsy cottage-going nature hiker, there’s a gift for every dad persona.
Check out this helpful guide on getting the right gift for the dad you in your life!
(all of these items can be bought in-store or online at Sears.ca/LoveYourDad)
For the Dad Bod
Champion Men’s ‘Power Train’ T-Shirt $25.00
Help dad train in style with this Champion Power Train T-Shirt that keeps him cool during those hard workouts. Its performance-driven fabric includes moisture-wicking for quick-dry comfort making it perfect for the fitness junkie dad.
Saucony® Men’s ‘Prestige 3’ Running Shoe $49.99
The true MVP to any good run is a great pair of comfortable lightweight running shoes. The Saucony Runner is the perfect choice for the “Dad Bod” who is looking to take his training to the next level, with a minimalist design and shock-resistant insole complete with moisture-wicking.
No.99 Wayne Gretzky Men’s Body Mapping Performance Golf Shirt $29.99
This No.99 Wayne Gretzky Polo is designed with style in mind and pairs easily with chinos, dress pants or jeans. Help dad look fashion forward as he hits the course this season with a classic shirt that will become a timeless wardrobe staple.
*Dockers Swim (33-1279Y) $29.99
Dad has been working hard all winter long and is now ready to show off his body. Help him dive into summer with the perfect swim shorts. The Dockers Swim Shorts fit just above the knee and have an easy back elastic waist and non-slip grip draw cord helping dad feel comfortable yet stylish at the beach this season.
NordicTrack® ‘C 600’ 2.6-CHP Treadmill $699.99
Upgrade dad’s home gym with the ultimate quality treadmill from Sears Canada. The NordicTrack® treadmill has 20 pre-set programs that are perfect for customizing any workout to fit dad’s needs. Whether dad is a seasoned athlete or just getting his feet wet, this machine is the ultimate addition to his at home workout regime.
Juice Bullet $79.97
Healthy Living starts from the inside. This Father’s Day, give dad the gift of wellness with the Juice Bullet. This juicer has a 600 watt motor and all-new extractor blade that has the capability to bust open seeds, crack through stems, shred tough skins and access the hidden nutrition.
For the Foodie Dad
Hamilton Beach® Dual Zone 3-In-1 Griddle $71.99
Your “Foodie Dad” will love the Hamilton Beach Dual Zone 3-in-1 Griddle. With a dual-zone design, Dad can griddle fajitas on one side while he grills a mouthwatering steak on the other. This Father’s Day, help him show off his culinary skills and prepare his next delicious meal.
KitchenAid® Stainless Steel 10-Piece Cookware Set , Red $479.99
Let dad channel his inner Gordon Ramsay with the Stainless Steel 10-Piece Cookware Set from KitchenAid®. This set includes an 8” Skillet, 10″ Skillet, 1.5-Quart Saucepan with Lid, 3.0-Quart Saucepan with Lid, 3.5-Quart Sauté with Lid and an 8.0-Quart Stockpot with Lid. The ultimate gift for the food obsessed dad that will keep the whole family’s tummies happy.
T-Fal® 2PK Pizza Pan $13.99
Upgrade dad’s cooking tools with T-fal’s AirBake non-stick pizza pans. Its micro-dome technology decreases bake times by up to 15 per cent and its air insulation feature prevents overheating and burning.
Henckels® H.I. Classic 6-Piece Steak Knife Set $48.99
On the top of every home cook’s wish list is a really good knife. Make Foodie Dad’s kitchen dreams come true with the Henckels 6-Piece Steak Knife Set. A good knife can make all the difference, elevating dinner prep from a chore to the perfect kitchen activity.
*Spiegelau Beer glasses (11-10482) $29.99
Upgrade dad’s bar with the Spiegelau Beer Glasses set. Expertly crafted in Germany to accentuate the flavours, this is the perfect gift for any beer aficionado.
For the Backyard Dad
Earthwise™ 20″ 3-in-1 Corded Electric Mower $299.99
For the dad that loves to spend time in his outdoor oasis, give him the gift that will keep his backyard clean and pristine. This Earthwise™ 20″ 3-in-1 Corded Electric Mower is quiet and easy-to-start and has features designed to mulch, bag and discharge.
Earthwise™ 1500 PSI Electric Pressure Washer $119.99
For the do-it-yourself cleaning enthusiast, the Earthwise™ 1500 PSI Electric Pressure Washer is dad’s greatest ally. It features a 10-amp motor which puts out 1.3 gallons of water per minute. Your Backyard Dad will have the best tool to keep his outdoor oasis spotless.
Vivere® Combo – Double Denim Hammock with Stand $142.49
Give dad the best R&R experience in his own backyard with the Vivere Double Hammock. The hammock stand is constructed of heavy duty steel and assembles in minutes without any tools. The stand also allows dad the freedom to set up the hammock in the most convenient location, no longer relying on those two perfect trees.
Napoleon® Travel Q Portable Propane Grill $219.99
With the Napoleon® Travel Q Portable Propane Grill, dad can now take the party anywhere he goes. Whether it is a tailgate party or the next family cook-off at the park, help dad be the Master of the Grill no matter where the festivities take him.
Broil King® Premium Rib Rack And Roast Support $47.97
Make dad the most popular guy at his next BBQ with the Broil King Premium Rib Rack. This item accommodates five racks of ribs within an ultra durable high grade stainless steel wire frame, allowing double the number of ribs he can cook in a limited grill space.
CRAFTSMAN®/MD C3 19.2Volt Lithium-ion 1/2-in. Brushless Drill Driver $149.99 Add to dad’s toolbox with the CRAFTSMAN® Brushless Drill Driver. Its C3 brushless motor delivers more battery power to the tool because no power is lost due to the friction of brushes.
For the Modern Dad:
Point Zero® Men’s Cotton-Linen Short-Sleeve Shirt $29.99
Whether your Modern Dad is grilling with friends or soaking up some sun with the family, this laid-back cotton-linen blend shirt was made for every summer occasion.
KGB® 20″ Duffle $24.99
Perfect for the trendy Modern Dad, this bag has plenty of room for accessories and other personal belongings. Whether he is off to the gym or a daytrip with the family, it’s a must-add to dad’s growing bag collection.
Clarks® Men’s ‘Fallston Style’ Lace-Up Leather Shoe $59.99
Nothing completes an outfit more than a great pair of shoes. The Clarks® Men’s ‘Fallston Style’ Lace-Up Leather Shoe delivers timeless nautical flair in a relaxed, contemporary look and is the perfect choice for casual, warm-weather wear.
Point Zero® Men’s Cotton-Linen Cargo Shorts $29.99
The Modern Dad loves comfort but he also loves style. The Point Zero Shorts are the perfect solution to simple and comfortable yet stylish. Pair with a loose tee and sneakers and dad is ready for any activity under the sun.
Wayne Gretzky Cotton Check Shirt $24.99
Add everyday versatility to the Modern Dad’s closet with this stylish and trendy shirt. This cool cotton short-sleeved shirt pairs well with jeans or dress pants, perfect for work or weekend activities.
No.99 Wayne Gretzky Dobby Stripe Pants $29.99
The Modern Dad will be a style leader in these Wayne Gretzky Cotton Dobby Stripe Pants, an essential for those hot summer days. Its woven fabric and 100 per cent cotton material will keep dad cool, comfortable and fashionable this season.
For the Dad with the Man Cave:
Coca-Cola® Retro 18L Vending Machine Style Fridge $149.99
Help dad bring fun and functionality with the Coca-Cola® Retro Vending Fridge. A must-have for collectors or anyone looking for a conversation starter!
Mr. Beer® Craft Brews Collection Complete Brewing System Beer Kit $59.99
The ultimate gift for your dad’s Man Cave – the Mr. Beer® Complete Brewing Kit will satisfy his thirst for craft beer. Before you know it Dad will be a Brew-Master and making beers like the pros.
El Ran® Rowan 11 Swivel Glider Recliner $599.99
Help dad sit back and relax in this stylish recliner in his Man Cave. With the El Ran® Rowan 11 Swivel Glider, Dad will always have the best seat in the house!
SUNBEAM® Theatre-Style Popcorn Maker $119.99
Dad will never have to share his beloved popcorn again with his own SUNBEAM® Theatre-Style Popcorn Maker. Dad can hide in his man cave, watch all the sports and eat all the popcorn he desires.
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Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Sears Canada.
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