Father’s Day is fast approaching and although shopping this year looks a bit different, there are countless unique gift guides online!
Don’t get stuck in the trap of another tie or pack of socks, we want you to think outside the box! We’ve rounded up a Unique Gift Guide for Men and are providing you with some amazing gift ideas that are guaranteed to make him smile. Show how much you appreciate that special guy in your life with any of these trendy gift ideas.
SHOP THIS UNIQUE GIFT GUIDE FOR THAT SPECIAL MAN IN YOUR LIFE (AND SUPPORT LOCAL, CANADIAN BRANDS WHILE YOU’RE AT IT)
For the Guy Who Loves to Cook
Take your grilling game to the next level with this nonstick burger press! Get fresh, perfect patties every single time. Just imagine how excited he will be when he learns he can stuff pulled pork INTO a burger and level up his cooking. It’s a unique gift for the guy who has everything, loves a delicious burger, and bonus, it has great reviews.
Or, if that guy in your life loves to do his cooking on the grill, he’s going to love this Non-Stick Mesh Roasting Pan. This versatile roasting pan allows you to cook the entire meal on the barbecue, including sides, and it even adds a smoky infusion to your food. Win Father’s Day with this gift, especially since you will be enjoying the final result too!
Burger Press, $37.99
Roasting Pan, $25.99
When was the last time you met a guy who didn’t appreciate locally-sourced Canadian maple syrup? Wabanaki is 100% Indigenous female-owned and located on Neqotkuk (Tobique First Nation) and made with harvested, boiled, and refined syrup using “techniques dating back generations, our barrel-aged maple syrup is a taste of our land's cultural fabric.”
Choose from Traditional to Barrel Aged Bourbon Maple Syrup, Barrel Aged Whiskey Maple Syrup, Barrel Aged Toasted Oak Maple Syrup and Mini Packs. Prices range from $13.50 - $40.
For the Guy Who Wants to Stay Fresh
Canadian Company Frontier Man Beard and Co has everything the grooming man will need to keep up their beard looking, smelling and feeling super fresh. Made with natural, botanical-based ingredients, this is one thing we wanted to add to our unique gift guide for HIM (and you) so that he can feel and look amazing. Trust us, a little pampering is good for everyone!
And for the guy who loves to smell great, but is also conscious about keeping it botanical-based and chemical-free, this vegan, all-natural, non-toxic essential oil roll on from Come Clean is perfect for the woodsy/earthy guy in your life! This non-headache inducing scent perfume alternative will step up his body scent game and bring the outdoors inside.
Beard Wash, $12
Come Clean Woodsy Roll-On, $17
For the Guy Who Has Style
Does the guy you know live in Ontario? You can help him represent his local love with this grey “Blue Water Bridge” crewneck or a Wild Card Imperial Duds t-shirt. Grab these items for the father figure in your life so he can wear them proudly. Gifting clothing never goes out of style.
You also can’t go wrong with a good set of sweats! We find that a unique gift for the guy who has everything can still involve things they already have. Sweatpants being one of those things because guys always need a fresh pair of sweats!
Check out these comfy sweatpants from 519 Clothing in London, Ontario. Bonus, 10% of our proceeds are donated in support of youth mental health initiatives in London.
And last, but not least, in our unique gift guide for men (though we said to stay away from the traditional tie and sock gift ideas) we have to represent Sock Box where you can get him a funky sock subscription box and have him receive a special treat in the mail that contains a pack of beautiful, soft, bright and colourful socks every month!
Sarnia Co-ordinates Apparel, $44
SockBox Subscription, $39.00 - $480.00
For the Guy Who Loves to Stay Active
If the guy in your life loves both staying active AND staying fashionable AND keeping it sustainable, he is going to love Allbirds Canada. Allbirds shoes, socks and laces are made from recycled materials and with Merino wool from companies that have animal well-being in mind.
Check out these Dashers, $175
Other Unique Gift Guide Ideas for the Guy Who Literally Has Everything
Hands up who has the best f*cking dad! Add a pop of colour to your fun-loving dad’s morning coffee and make sure he never forgets it. This rustic camping-look ceramic mug from Lace & Twig is 100% dad approved.
Father’s Day Mugs, $26
Your dad is the best f*cking ever and he deserves this amazing gift! Let your dad know just how great he is with this funny hand-stamped brass or copper keychain from Ace & Ferguson.
Stamped Keychain, $14
With many amazing Canadian brands to choose from, you can’t go wrong buying for your guy this year with this unique gift guide! Make sure you shop local Canada and support some of these amazing companies.
And if you are looking for other ways to support local, check out these 10 Easy Ways to Support Local Without Breaking the Bank!