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19 Good Father of the Groom Gifts

The father of the groom can get a raw deal when it comes to gifts as most of the attention centers around the bride and her parents. Redress that balance by choosing one of these oh-so-good father of the groom gifts that range from sentimental (like personalized cufflinks) to downright silly (think sushi socks). Whatever his personality type, you’ll find the perfect gift here, even when you really haven’t a clue what to buy him.

Woodcut Memory Game

Woodcut Memory Game

Mix memory with an appreciation for nature with the Woodcut Memory Game. Complete with 26 pairs of intricate wood designs on high quality cards, this matching game is suitable for all the family, and will provide some much-needed quiet-time after the wedding celebrations (or even during them).

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Authentic MLB Stadium Seat Relic Watch

Authentic MLB Stadium Seat Relic Watch

This watch is made using the wooden seats from MLB stadiums, offering Dad a chance to own an authentic piece of sporting history. Choose from The Yankees, Red Sox, or the Cubs for this time piece, which also features an eco-leather strap, and stadium details engraved on the back.

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100 Hikes of a Lifetime Book

100 Hikes of a Lifetime Book

If you’re the last one to get married, this book will give Dad something to do to ward off Empty Nest Syndrome. Packed with details, photography, and tips from 100 of the world’s most spectacular hiking trails, it might tempt him to add a few destinations to his travel bucket list.

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Father of the Groom Cufflinks

Father of the Groom Cufflinks

Give Dad a lasting wedding gift with a pair of cufflinks that he can wear on the day or any time after that. Rhodium plated and engraved with the wedding date, one says ‘Father of the Groom’ while the other features a heartfelt thankyou from a son to his dad.

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Custom Message Shortbread Cookies

Custom Message Shortbread Cookies

Make your father in law eat his words, or rather yours, with this set of 24 personalized cookies. Sweet, sentimental, or funny, you can have your message stamped onto these melt-in-the-mouth shortbreads for a gift he’ll enjoy for days or weeks to come (depending on how sweet his tooth is!)

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Minimalist Aluminum Fibre Slim Wallet

Minimalist Aluminum Fibre Slim Wallet

Keeping a thick wallet in a back pocket can cause horrendous back pain as it affects posture, so it pays to find a slimmer alternative. This RFID blocking aluminum fiber wallet can hold up to 12 cards and features an external money clip to keep folded notes in place.

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YETI Roadie Cooler

YETI Roadie Cooler

Small enough to fit behind the driver’s seat, but tall enough to house several bottles of wine, the YETI Roadie 24 Hard Cooler is the perfect cooler to take on road trips or fishing expeditions. With one-handed opening and a comfy carrying strap, it’s the only cooler he’ll ever need.

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The Man Can

The Man Can

He’ll think you’re asking him to help paint the new marital home when he first sees this Man Can! Inside, however, he’ll find all-natural soap, shave gel, bay rum oil and hand butter, along with a hand mitt, which all comes with a beautifully fresh, manly scent.

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Coravin Wine Preservation System

Coravin Wine Preservation System

Sometimes an occasion calls for a whole bottle of wine, while others are a one-glass affair. Help him keep his vino safe with Coravin, the ingenious system that allows wine to be poured before resealing the cork, meaning the rest of the bottle stays fresh for months or even years.

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Flaviar Whiskey Subscription Box

Flaviar Whiskey Subscription Box

If he’s a spirits man, treat him to a quarterly delivery from Flaviar, the subscription service that sources unique spirits and brings them to their customers’ doors. With three hard-to-find whiskey samplers, a collectible concrete coaster, and tasting notes in each box, it’s a gift that keeps on giving.

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Bottle Breacher Personalized Bottle Openers

Bottle Breacher Personalized Bottle Openers

Once the champagne has been consumed and the tie has come off, the father of the groom might want to kick back and open a cold beer. Make every bottle count with a personalized Bottle Breacher, which has been made by vets and is available in a huge array of designs.

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Wine Barrel Watch

Wine Barrel Watch

He’ll know exactly when it’s wine o’clock when he has this unusual watch on his wrist. Made from retired French and Austrian oak wine barrels, this handsome timepiece also uses stainless steel to add a contemporary feel to the warmth and richness of the beautiful wood.

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I Hooked the Best Father In-law Fishing Lure

I Hooked the Best Father In-law Fishing Lure

Father of the groom gifts require a little out-of-the-box thinking, especially if you want to keep him on side! If he’s into his fishing, this lure will make him smile every time he uses it as it tells him he’s the best father-in-law ever. It’s available as a keychain, too.

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Luke Skywalker Watch

Luke Skywalker Watch

The stitching in this handsome leather watch strap represents Luke Skywalker’s light saber, making it a perfect gift for Star Wars fans everywhere, while the sub-dial features the symbol of the Rebel Alliance symbol. Full of subtle Star Wars touches, it’s the grown-up watch for the boy at heart.

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Father of the Groom Tie Clip

Father of the Groom Tie Clip

It’s not just the bride who can wear ‘something new’, as this handsome but subtle tie clip so ably demonstrates. Made from aluminum with a modern brushed finish, the clip is hand stamped with his title and will add a classy touch to his wedding suit and any formal attire.

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Father of the Groom Engraved Knife

Father of the Groom Engraved Knife

This knife can be used or kept as a keepsake, but either way it will make a stunning gift. The wooden handle can be engraved with the text of your choice – up to a maximum of 84 characters – while the blade comes in either stainless steel or black.

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BUBBA Multi-Flex Knife Set

BUBBA Multi-Flex Knife Set

Save him the hassle of taking an entire set of knives on his next fishing trip with the Multi-flex Interchangeable Set from Bubba. Employing a simple squeeze and slide mechanism, the non-slip grip can house any one of the 4 blades included to make filleting so much quicker and easier.

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Cold Beer Coats

Cold Beer Coats

He can keep cans cool and hands warm with these adorably cute Cold Beer Coats. Made to look like tiny puffer jackets, these little garments fit snugly around a standard can and fasten with a contrasting zip, while the ‘sleeves’ make convenient handles for hands to hold.

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MasterClass Subscription

MasterClass Subscription

Give him something else to think about with a Masterclass in just about anything that piques his interest. These fantastic online classes come in subjects as diverse as cooking, science, and music, and are taught by the very best teachers in their field (think the legendary Carlos Santana on guitar).

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