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Presents for Well-known Fathers | AD

Father’s Day is simply across the nook (Sunday June 18th, to save lots of you having to Google!) and this yr Boots are celebrating all of the several types of dads and father figures with their Love for All Dads marketing campaign.

They’ve an enormous choice of Father’s Day Presents out there on-line at boots.com and to indicate you a number of the big selection (and offer you a little bit of gifting inspo) I believed that I’d select presents for a number of the most well-known fathers the world has ever recognized:

Father Time, The Godfather and… Father Christmas.

Don’t say I by no means provide you with something. Right here goes.

Father Time

I’ll admit I knew little or no about Father Time; I needed to do some in-depth analysis on him earlier than deciding on an applicable present. I learn that he was typically depicted as an aged bearded man and in order that did throw up a little bit of a quandary: who would recognize a beard-trimmer extra? Christmas or Time? Then I discovered that Father Time generally had wings and I believed that maybe one thing to clean his feathers could be a great shout; he additionally carries a scythe – bit delinquent – and so I questioned whether or not a little bit of vibrant hair dye, possibly pink, may make him look much less menacing and a bit extra approachable.

However no. I didn’t need to get too carried away along with his Father’s Day current and select one thing he’d then need to return. Even when he does have all the time on the planet, he doesn’t need to waste it traipsing forwards and backwards to the put up workplace with all the undesirable issues I’ve gifted him. The packets of pink hair dye or – and this was my different thought – the cross-body bag during which to securely carry the hourglass and clock he has to cart about with him – must be relegated to the rejects pile.

Ultimately I picked out one thing I knew he’d recognize – anybody who’s been alive for greater than twenty years would welcome this onto their lavatory shelf and he’s been alive for, effectively, ceaselessly. It’s No7 Males Defend and Excellent Superior Serum, designed to focus on deep traces and wrinkles. No7 serums are famend for delivering anti-ageing outcomes and this one is not any totally different. Slides on rapidly and simply beneath any moisturiser or sunscreen, it’s the last word no-fuss big-results addition to any skincare routine. When you can persuade him to have one… it’s £24.95 at Boots.

The Godfather

Do you know that Boots have a complete choice of actions and experiences to purchase as items? The whole lot from supercar driving to aeroplane classes, helicopter rides to clay pigeon capturing. No one of their proper thoughts would belief Don Corleone with an precise gun, so Clay Pigeon capturing was out, however I believed that maybe Paintballing could be an appropriate (and protected) different. The Godfather and three of his associates can select a handy paintballing location after which hearth at one another to their hearts’ content material, figuring out that they’re not going to start out a New York mob warfare.

I believe that there’s an expertise present for nearly each sort of father, on the Boots web site. It’s an absolute superstore of actions. So you could possibly be good, and get one thing that the recipient will really like (a soothing afternoon tea, maybe, if that’s their jam), or you could possibly actually sew them up and purchase them an expertise match for less than probably the most excessive adrenaline junkie. The selection is yours.

Paintballing for 4 is £20 at Boots.com

Father Christmas

I don’t suppose anybody would have purchased Father Christmas a beard trimmer earlier than. It’s a bit presumptuous, isn’t it? Everyone knows he likes to maintain it lengthy and fluffy over the vacation interval. However – aha! What concerning the instances in-between? Do you actually suppose he desires to cart round that monstrosity one year a yr?

Step ahead the Philips Collection 9000 Status Beard Trimmer with Metal Precision Expertise and BeardAdapt Sensor. Now look: that is no peculiar beard trimmer. It’s just like the Rolls Royce of beard trimmers. Glossy, steel-bodied, expensively weighty within the hand. Simply sliding it from its carry case is a sensorial expertise, actually pleasing, even for me and I don’t have a beard. A lot.

That is what Santa wants from December twenty sixth till the Autumn. To trim all of it off. He’ll discover that his beard, come the next Christmas, will probably be much more shapely and fluffy due to his annual shearing.

However this isn’t a trimmer reserved solely for Father Christmas: mere mortals may witness the fashionable prowess of the 9000 Status. It’s £109.99 at Boots – one for all the boys who’ve been very, superb.

(And if you happen to’re on the lookout for one thing apart from a shaver, this Presents for Him web page has all of the choices in a single place, from skincare to aftershaves and extra.)

In order that’s the three most well-known fathers catered for. However what about all the different dads? The place to start out?

Properly actually, I’ve exhausted myself with all of this considering however I’ll provide you with a bonus advice for all the trendy fathers on the market: Gucci Responsible Pour Homme. Particularly the Eau de Parfum.

The Parfum is so modern and horny. The bottle is a little bit of a showstopper – it has a particular “if Batman wore scent” vibe – and the perfume itself is heat, woody and manageably unique. It’s a crowd-pleaser however in a massively subtle manner – and who doesn’t need one thing a bit luxurious and classy from the Home of Gucci? Daddy, Daddy Cool.

Gucci Responsible Pour Homme Parfum is £83.30 at Boots.

And if you happen to’re nonetheless caught for concepts then take a look at this Presents for Dad information for extra inspiration.

Costs are right at time of writing and whereas shares final.

Proper, I’m going to cease there. There’s an actual threat that a few of my present concepts may backfire on me. I need to state this proper now: I can’t be held completely accountable if Santa turns up clean-shaven for Christmas 2023…

Picture credit Boots and Unsplash



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