Unusual Father’s Day Gifts

With Father’s Day fast approaching, many of you may be searching for a gift that is a little bit different from the usual to show your dad your love and appreciation.

A great choice of unusual Father’s Day gift ideas is available by a number of leading and emerging homeware and gift brands, from stylish home accessories to designer lifestyle accessories, including many new designs for 2018.

The most original Father’s Day gifts have qualities which make them particularly memorable and unusual gifts for men, while they often also boast distinctive designs or innovative functions. From eye-catching home decor to useful items for the home, office and out and about, we hope you’ll discover an unusual Father’s Day gift for your dad that is an ideal fit for his individual interests and style.

Father’s Day Gift Ideas

Decorative home accessories make fantastic Father’s Day gifts and can be a celebration of your dad’s unique personality, when selected specially to suit his home decor preferences and hobbies.

A light up globe lamp or decorative desk globe featuring a world map would be a great present if your dad is a fan of travelling; the Wild and Wolf Wild Wood collection offers some striking globe designs in sophisticated colourways which will complement many rooms and offices. If he is a keen stargazer or astronomy enthusiast, this Constellation Night Sky Globe on gold swivel stand would be a wonderful and unusual Father’s Day gift idea:

Constallation Night Sky Decorative Globe

For fathers who are collectors of historical memorabilia or aviation fans, one of Authentic Modelsrealistic replica ornaments of Spitfire, Concorde or Tornado Jet Fighter planes will make an extra special Father’s Day gift which will be cherished for years to come and have pride of place on your dad’s desk. If your dad would prefer a bigger statement piece he can hang on the wall, Authentic Models also has a range of handmade solid pine wood replica plane propellers, such as this one based on propellers seen in the 1920s on classic planes used by stunt pilots for Barnstorming or ‘Flying Circus’ entertainment:

Wooden Propeller Decorative Replica

Vases and plant pots will bring perfect decorative finishing touches to any man’s abode, making them great Father’s Day gift ideas (even more so if you add one of your dad’s favourite plants first). A vase could equally be gifted as a standalone decor item just as it is, for example this stunning handmade glass Oceanus Egg Vase in Sapphire blue by Voyage Elemental, a dynamic design inspired by deep stormy oceans:


Blue Vase

Candles make ideal gifts for almost any occasion and Father’s Day is no exception, especially if you select a scent and candle holder design your dad would love. Paddywax offer a delightful choice of candles which would make excellent Father’s Day gifts, with one of the highlights being this Smoked Wood & Amber Jar Candle from the Paddywax Relish range, which is inspired by vintage glass jars used for storing chutney, relish or jam:


Paddywax Candle


Office accessories are thoughtful gifts which can enhance your dad’s work space both aesthetically and practically. If he is a fan of geometric designs, this Black Linea Panther Memo Rack will be an unusual Father’s Day gift which will bring both a contemporary edge and a helpful organisational solution to his office; it’s a perfect way to keep his to do lists and memos to hand while ensuring they don’t clutter up his desk at the same time:

Panther Memo Rack


Kitchen accessories and gadgets are sure to be appreciated by fathers who are cooking or baking enthusiasts, while tableware, serveware and glassware will help dads to entertain guests in style or enjoy their favourite drinks. If your dad likes hosting dinner parties with friends and family, this Eva Solo 1 Litre Vacuum Globe Jug will enable him to serve hot or cold drinks in style. An innovative Danish design in sophisticated Nordic Grey, the globe shaped jug features a large mouth, making it convenient for refilling again and again:

Grey Vacuum Jug

If your dad likes the great outdoors, there are many unusual Father’s Day gifts which would be perfect for outdoor use, including gadgets and accessories he can use every day, on camping trips or on other adventures. If he loves a barbecue, this stylish Wild & Wolf Gentlemen’s Hardware Large Portable Barbecue means he can be prepared to start one wherever he goes. The lightweight, stainless steel suitcase style barbecue has a smart navy blue powder coated finish, includes a grill and coal tray and shuts with a clasp. It features the Gentlemen’s Hardware logo and the motto ‘The Adventure Begins’, and is presented in a gift box:

Portable Barbecue

Last but not least, Father’s Day may be an ideal time to treat your dad to a designer wall clock or alarm clock by Karlsson or Newgate Clocks.  If his decor style is understated and contemporary, this Karlsson Innate Warm Grey Alarm Clock with wooden case, grey face and black hands would be a lovely addition to his office desk or bedside table:

Karlsson Alarm Clock

We hope this feature has provided inspiration and highlighted some of the more unusual Father’s Day gifts that are available, including a diverse range at Hurn and Hurn.

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