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The Ultimate Father’s Day Gift Guide for 2020

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With only the card sorted and the thought of Dad’s terrible jokes on your mind, the one thing we all seem to leave to the very last minute is the perfect gift.

Whether he likes to be pampered, styled or enjoy some of the latest tech gadgets – Dads are special and we thankfully have the perfect gift for every one of them out there.

So, to help you start spoiling dad, here is Hunter and Bligh’s ultimate gift guide to the 10 products you need to treat your dad to this Father’s Day 2020:

<strong>Bulldog Skincare</strong> Original Bamboo Razor
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Bulldog Skincare Original Bamboo Razor

If your main man needs a bit of help when it comes to self-care, let Bulldog Skincare take the stress out of your dad’s day with a sustainable shave. Global experts in men’s skincare, Bulldog Skincare’s Original Bamboo Razor ($18) not only provides the perfect shave with its five tempered steel blades and flexible head, but, thanks to the natural bamboo handle and un-chromed metal components, dad will finally enjoy a great shave that doesn’t cost the world. Plus, Bulldog Skincare also has a range of skincare products including moisturiser, face scrub and beard shampoo.

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<strong>Manrags</strong> The Favourites Gift Box
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Manrags The Favourites Gift Box

Looking for the perfect Father’s Day present this year? Look no further than Manrags – Australia’s very own undergarment subscription box for men. Regardless of what type of dad he is – whether he spends his day in an office or out on site, Manrags’ The Favourite Gift Box ($119) will ensure that it is the perfect gift for every dad out there. Inside of this little box of joy, dad will find five pairs of socks and two pairs of animal print underwear designed using Manrags’ favourite prints from 2019. Better yet, you can get 10% off the code with code HNBFD.

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<strong>Nanoleaf</strong> Canvas Smarter Kit
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Nanoleaf Canvas Smarter Kit

Does dad’s man cave need some brightening up? Nanoleaf’s Canvas Smarter Kit ($349) is this year’s most revolutionary Father’s Day gift for all types of tech-loving dads. Easily described as an easy-to-use advanced smart light, the Nanoleaf Canvas Smarter Kit lets dad do all of the creating to create an immersive installation for the wall, table or even ceiling. With built-in music sync technology, Nanoleaf will allow dad to completely customise his experience by choosing from 16 million colours. That’s right, 16 million!

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<strong>Icebreaker</strong> MerinoLOFT Hyperia Hooded Jacket
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Icebreaker MerinoLOFT Hyperia Hooded Jacket

There’s no denying that every dad deserves a bit of a wardrobe fix when it comes to Father’s Day. And, to help do that, New Zealand’s Icebreaker’s MerinoLOFT Hyperia Hooded Jacket ($449.99) will surely do wonders. If your dad enjoys a bit of adventure in the snow, rain, or simply out and about, the MerinoLOFT Hyperia Hooded Jacket is made with a combination of wool and nylon to keep him warm and comfortable. Lightweight and made for durability, Icebreaker’s jacket is also lined with an innovative insulation to keep him toasty and looking stylish too.

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<strong>Rodd & Gunn</strong> Lamont Wallet
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Rodd & Gunn Lamont Wallet

Long gone are the days when dad used to treat us with some pocket money every now and then. Now, to repay the favour, why not treat dad to a brand new wallet to say thank you? Enter Rodd & Gunn’s Lamont Wallet ($199). Made with buffalo leather and available in six colours from navy to black and even tan, his brand new wallet will have dad feeling like a million dollars with its sleek, compact design. Handmade in New Zealand, this billfold wallet also features six credit card slots for dad to use.

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<strong>Fossil</strong> Grant Chronograph Dark Brown Leather Watch
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Fossil Grant Chronograph Dark Brown Leather Watch

If the greatest gift in life is time, you might as well let dad look stylish whilst he’s keeping it, and Fossil’s Grant Chronograph Brown Leather Watch ($219) will certainly do the job. Available in four colours – white, black, rose gold and all black – the Grant Chronograph Brown Leather Watch has been expertly crafted to ensure that, regardless of how strapped for time dad is, he’ll look fantastic on the go. Using quartz chronograph movement, a genuine leather strap and water resistant features, this watch can also be customised daily with Fossil’s additional leather straps.

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<strong>Monopoly</strong>
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Monopoly

Dad may claim that he’s the king of the castle, but can he officiate himself as the ultimate winner? Put his skills to the test with no other than a classic board game of this fun-fuelled, family-friendly game, Monopoly. With over 92 versions to choose from including Holden HSV, Thunderbirds, AFL, ACDC, The Beatles, Lord of the Rings and even Australian-themed editions (Sydney, Melbourne, Perth, Gold Coast and more), there’s no denying that this Father’s Day, there’ll be laughter, fun and maybe even a few table-throwing occurrences (we’re looking at you poor losers). 

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<strong>Ancestry</strong> DNA Test Kit
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Ancestry DNA Test Kit

We all know that dad loves to share a few good stories from his past, but now let science speak for itself with Ancestry’s DNA Test Kit ($129). An unlikely gift dad will have thought to receive this Father’s Day, we can assure you that this is one present that dad will forever cherish and remember. By completing easy-to-follow instructions and providing a saliva sample, dad will receive a breakdown of his ethnicity and allows him to connect with living relatives from a network of 18 million people worldwide. Is he a descendant from nobility? This is the perfect gift to help your king find out.

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<strong>Bondi Skin Co</strong> Men's Essential Anti-Aging Serum Kit
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Bondi Skin Co Men's Essential Anti-Aging Serum Kit

The ultimate hat trick dad will score this Father’s Day is no other than Bondi Skin Co’s Men’s Essential Anti-Aging Serum Kit ($119.95). Australian made using 100% natural, vegan- and cruelty-free ingredients, this kit provides an effective three-step skincare routine for dad to finally follow. Featuring a Vitamin C Serum, Hyaluronic Acid Serum and Vitamin A (retinoid) Serum, your dad will see an impressive range of changes including the reduction of redness and dark spots, an overall skin hydration and skin cell renewal and collagen production.

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<strong>Echo Show 8</strong>
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Echo Show 8

Help dad stay on top of, well, everything with the Echo Show 8 ($154) – the most productive and smart tablet to hit the shelves yet. Featuring an eight-inch screen that’s available in charcoal black or sandstone white, the Echo Show 8 will allow dad to do everything from watching movies and TV shows or streaming podcasts to connecting with others via video calling or messaging; he can even completely customise his experience by creating morning routines to help him start his day. Plus, the Echo Show 8 features Alexa so dad can use his new device via voice control tools.

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Feature image: Photographed by Svetlana Cherruty. Image via Shutterstock

After more Fathers Day ideas? Why not plan a family afternoon with a good old fashioned board game? Or, if your dad’s a keen beer drinker, check out these new novelty flavours, or consider picking him up a Craft Cartel subscription while you’re spoiling him silly.

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