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It’s tough to choose a gift for your dad, especially because he’s the one who has always got you perfect presents. Add to it the pressure of last-minute Father’s Day shopping and you’re sure to pick some legendary worst father’s day gifts ever. This year make sure to wisen up!
From algebra to DIY projects to your first bike – your dad has done it all for you. It’s little wonder that you wan’t to show how much you love him, as perfectly as possible. But what if it’s Father’s Day soon and you’re scrambling for a gift with little time in hand? So you don’t end up making shopping bloopers, find here a list of the worst Father’s Day gifts you don’t want your name on!
The Father’s Day Gift Your Dad will Hate in Secret
1. Gifting Coupons
Life was so much simpler when you could quickly jot down some of the chores you were willing to do around the house and gift it as a coupon. Now that you’re all grown up, not only do these “gifts of labour” not strike the right chord, they’re also something that you’re expected to do anyway! Gift him a barbeque tray instead and say hello to a happy dad playing Mr.Chef, grilling and serving tasty chicken and paneer tikkas!
2. Bathroom Humour
There are some things that are best kept “under covers.” Your dad might love making you go red with embarrassment with his bathroom jokes, but buying him dispensable underpants is definitely one of those gifts to avoid for Father’s Day! A beer can opener that doubles up as a key-chain would definitely give you more time to chill together and crack jokes too.
3. The “Man Bag”
Okay, so in your head you think how it’s great for your dad to have a man purse he can store a sea of important things in, right? WRONG! We’re not too sure that he’ll warm up to a “purse” or actually get around to slinging it across his shoulders. Now, a smart laptop bag to replace his worn out one would hit the right notes.
4. Tie-ing The Knot
You just spotted this bright orange tie with golf balls all over it and thought – “Oh, this is exactly what my golf-junkie dad would love!” Sorry, but knowing how sober his closet looks, this loud tie will quickly turn into one of the worst father’s day gifts ever! Don’t worry! Bring him something jazzy yet sober. How about a cool belt or cufflinks to bring colour to his wardrobe?
5. “World’s Best Dad” Memorabilia
Planning on buying him a mug that proclaims to the world that he’s the best dad! Once a rage, this is now definitely on the list of bad father’s day gifts! He’ll definitely accept it with a smile but then add it to the huge collection of “I love my dad” paraphernalia that you’ve been giving him over the years. Consider buying him that fishing gear he’s been eyeing instead and you can enjoy a fishing expedition on your next vacation together!
We hope this list of worst gifts for dad will help you pick the perfect Father’s Day gift for your old man. We’re sure your papa will appreciate the effort and actually put his gifts to use as well.