Father's Day gift ideas for the chef, the chic, the techie and more

Stumped? Our ultimate gift guide is comes to your rescue!

Stumped? Our ultimate gift guide is comes to your rescue!

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There's no need to freak out when thinking of what to get the dad in your life a prezzie this Father's Day. If you're stumped, you could simply be overwhelmed! Think first about the guy himself:  does he loves to grill in the summer or is he a hand-on cook every night? Does he like to  keep up appearances or is he that person who is happiest exploring the latest in tech? Start there, then hit up this guide below, with ideas for just your kinda guy.

The groomer

Naturally fragranced, and paraben and silicone free, this softly scented soap is made with poppy seeds to exfoliate while he lathers up. Soft skin awaits!

Captain Fawcett's The Gentleman's Soap, $30, mensessentials.ca

Nourishing and delicate on skin, Groom's all-natural shaving cream is so good that my husband is in love. And I am ok with it! I have used it a few times to get a really close shave on my legs. Just don't tell him.

Groom Shaving Cream, $24, lesindustriesgroom.com

Made with essential oils eucalyptus and clove, this complexion refresher is perfect pre-shave or when he feels like he needs a good cleanse.

Decléor Clean Skin Scrub, $44, Hudson's Bay and select professional Spas such as their flagship Hammam Spa at King and Portland

For the man who isn't afraid to admit that he wants to look a bit fresher, slip this eye serum into his bathroom drawer, and he'll thank you. Available in Canada at new men's online retailer, Zuse, it is packed with antioxidants for major hydration and to help minimize the appearance of crow's feet.

Men's Botanics Ultra Lifting Eye Serum, $46, shopzuse.com

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Men tend to have coarser or thicker hair, so lend him a hand by stocking your shower with a moisture enriched shampoo and conditioner that not only smells delicious, but will help tame any frizz. You'll want to use as well, trust.

Maui Moisture Nourish & Moisture + Coconut Milk, $10.99, are available in major drugstores across Canada including Walmart, Shoppers Drug Mart, Rexall, Jean Coutu, and London Drugs

The "chef"

Now he can wear his love for his favourite ingredients on his sleeve. Or at least his favourite denim jacket. Bay-con!

Pins Bacon Pin, $13, Jalapeno Pin, $13, both thebay.com

If he loves sleek design as much as he loves to experiment in the kitchen, this chic folding trivet will ensure added time spent making you a delicious dinner.

Ommo Folding Trivit, $32, drakegeneralstore.ca

If you know he loves to grill, especially anything meat-related, gift him with the BBQ bible already! This tome has basic barbeque pointers alongside insider tips to different grilling styles, as well as recipes for delicious side dishes. Win-win, indeed.

Pitmaster: Recipes, Techniques and Barbeque Wisdom, $32.99, chapters.indigo.ca

The chic chap

Not only is this faux leather backpack super stylin' but it's perfect for first time dads who are now carting around their littles. It includes a luxury, padded changing mat, a removable wet clutch (perfect for wet diapers or swim wear), an insulated water or baby bottle holder and a laptop compartment.

Tiba + Marl Elwood Backpack, $249.99, PoppysCollection.com

Every guy has his favourite tee. Help him up his style ante with this anything-but-plain cotton jersey top.

COS Cotton jersey top with fold detail in slate blue, $89, available at COS

A quintessential Father's Day gift with very good reason, because most men love a good timepiece! This sleek black leather watch, with it's classic face and stainless steel detailing, will add a modern sophistication to his look.

Links of London Driver Large Black Watch, $635, linksoflondon.com

Water resistant, this 100 percent polyester jacket is at once functional and fashionable. This bomber, in a dark khaki, has shades of a sophisticated Top Gun look. Just add aviators.

Parajumpers Brigadiare jacket, $535, Nordstrom

Canadian accessories designer Caroline Neron, who is based out of Quebec, designed these acetate frames with flecks of blue in the tortoiseshell, creating an updated pair  of sunnies that he'll loving putting on. Bonus: You can add a prescription to the lenses if need be.

Caroline Neron Sunglasses Adam, $150, carolineneron.com

The techie

One five-minute charge gives you up to three hours of playback on these award-winning wireless, Bluetooth compatible Beats by Dre headphones.

Beats Solo 3 Wireless earphones, $329.95, chapters.indigo.ca

Party on the go! Dad can take his favourite tunes wherever he roams, with up to two hours of play time, this little speaker will perk up his bike rides and more.

Kikkerland Loop Wireless Speaker, $23.99, thebay.com

If he loves his coffee, he'll love this little gadget. Perfect for camping, picnicking  or anywhere he needs a coffee to-go, the Handpresso makes a shot of espresso in mere minutes. Have java, will travel!

Handpresso Pump, $129, mec.ca

He can now go completely paperless when he travels, thanks to Rimowa's electronic tag luggage. Dad can simply download the app and send his classic multi-wheel suitcase his luggage barcode, no printing required. While they are still in the testing phase, the German brand is adding new airline partners all the time, so he'll really feel ahead of the tech curve on this one.

Rimowa Topas Stealth E-Tag Multiwheel $1,880, rimowa.com