Father’s Day is perhaps the most difficult gifting occasion of the year for most Singaporeans. When asked what gift they would like, I’m sure we’ve all heard the familiar “aiya don’t need one lah” or “anything” responses. With this special day coming up soon on 18 June, the pressure is on to get something good. To all my fellow daughters and sons, I feel you. Finding the perfect gift can indeed be an overwhelming task. If you need some help, perhaps you’ll find it here in our curated 2023 Father’s Day Gift Guide where we’ve found the perfect for every type of dad.

1. For the heat buster: Torras Coolify 2s Neck Air Conditioner 

Torras Coolify 2s in black and white. Photo: Coolify 2s

For dads who can’t stop complaining about the heat, the TORRAS Coolify 2s ($279) will be the best gift for them to stay refreshed and cool. Due to its sleek and lightweight design, the TORRAS Coolify portable air conditioner can be worn comfortably around your dad’s neck for long periods of time.

Equipped with multiple adjustable fan speeds, your dad can customise the airflow to his desired level of cooling – whether he needs a gentle breeze on a warm day or a more powerful airflow during intense activities, he can adjust the settings to suit his preferences. The TORRAS Coolify comes with a fast-charging battery that lasts up to 28 hours, keeping your dad cool and calm all day– a win-win for both of you! You can purchase TORRAS Coolify 2s online on the official TORRAS website.

TORRAS Coolify 2s

2. For the quality time enthusiast: ABC Cooking Studio Class

Takashimaya ABC Cooking Studio. Photo: ABC Cooking Studio

For dads who love family bonding activities, spend an afternoon of quality time together with them at ABC Cooking Studio. With four studios scattered islandwide and two-hour trial lessons priced affordably at just $35/pax, you and your dad can dive into a culinary adventure while making lasting memories together.

From cooking up Japanese hamburg steak to baking mouthwatering desserts, there’s a lesson suited to every taste bud. Guided by experienced instructors, you and your dad will get to learn new recipes and culinary techniques. The best part is that you can take home your creations to share with the rest of the family at the end of the session! You’ll be able to choose from 9 different trial recipes with a wide range of timeslots available, be sure to make a booking on their website early to secure the class you want!

ABC Cooking Studio

Locations: Takashimaya #03-12B, Westgate  #03-01, Funan #02-29, Jewel #03-225 & 226
Opening hours: 10am-10pm

3. For the jetsetter: The Imprint Travel Bundle Set

Personalised Travel Bundle Set. Photo: The Imprint

For the dad who is an avid traveller, a Travel Bundle Set ($52.4) consisting of a personalised passport cover and luggage tag from The Imprint is a thoughtful and practical gift. It adds a personal touch to his travel gear, reminding him that you are always with him, no matter where he may be. 

The set is highly customisable and the passport cover and luggage tag comes in 4 different colours: Black, Burgundy, Navy and Nude. The custom text embossing comes in two fonts, Classic and Minimalist, and three colours, Gold, Silver and Rose Gold.

What sets The Imprint apart is their commitment to quality craftsmanship. Each passport cover is meticulously crafted using premium materials, so your dad’s passport will be well-protected during his travels. This gift combines functionality, style, and sentimental value, making it the perfect gift to celebrate his love for travel and the bond you share. You can purchase the Travel Bundle Set online or go down to their physical store.

The Imprint

Location: 107 North Bridge Rd, Mall, #02-K08 Funan, 179105
Opening hours: 11:30am–8:30pm

4. For the beer enthusiast: iBrew Coopers DIY beer brew kit

iBrew DIY Beer Brew Kit. Photo: iBrew

If your dad loves cracking a cold one, there’s no better way to surprise him than with a DIY Beer Brew Kit from iBrew! Priced at $170, this unique gift will allow him to unleash his creativity and passion for beer right from the comfort of his own home.

This kit provides your dad with all the equipment and ingredients he needs to brew like a professional, empowering him to create 23 litres of exceptional beer in his very own kitchen. Take it as a bonding opportunity and have fun customising the brew according to your dad’s personal taste preferences – whether he prefers a hoppy IPA, a rich stout, or a refreshing wheat beer, the possibilities are endless! Your dad can create beers that reflect his own taste and style, and we are sure it’ll be an unforgettable experience. You can order your DIY Beer Brew Kit online with free delivery, or head down to their physical store to pick it up.

iBrew 

Location: Clementi Ave 2, #01-195 Blk 354, Singapore 120354
Opening hours:
Monday: Closed
Tues-Sat: 10am-6pm
Sunday: 10am-2pm

5. For the fitness enthusiast: SuperV Vformula Mini Whale Ultralight Fascial Massage Gun – FG21

Comparison with a palm. Photo: SuperV

The SuperV Vformula Mini Whale Ultralight Fascial Massage Gun – FG21 ($69.9) is the perfect Father’s Day gift for the fitness-minded dad who constantly puts his body through rigorous workouts and activities. Designed to provide targeted muscle therapy and relaxation, this innovative device offers a professional-grade massage experience that your dad will surely appreciate. 

Equipped with advanced technology that delivers powerful percussive therapy to the muscles, the gun’s high-frequency vibrations penetrate deep into the muscle tissues, helping to relieve muscle soreness, tension, and fatigue that often accompany intense workouts. With four different attachments for each body part, your dad can use this massage gun to target specific muscle groups, release knots, and enhance his overall muscle recovery. It’s light and compact design makes it convenient for him to carry and use wherever he goes, ensuring that it’ll soon be an essential tool in your dad’s recovery routine.

Whether he requires a gentle massage for relaxation or more intense deep tissue therapy, the SuperV Vformula Mini Whale Ultralight Fascial Massage Gun – FG21 offers versatility to accommodate his individual requirements. This gift will surely help your dad stay on top of his fitness game and feel rejuvenated after every workout — his muscles will thank you forever!

SuperV Vformula Mini Whale Ultralight Fascial Massage Gun – FG21

To wrap things up…

This list was clearly non-exhaustive, but I hope it has sparked your imagination and brought you one step closer to finding that perfect Father’s Day gift. A gift is a meaningful gesture to express your love and appreciation for your dad, and I’m certain that no matter what you choose, he will cherish the thought and effort behind it.

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