Look to the olden days with these nostalgic Christmas gift ideas for dad.

Good Old Four in a Row Game

Take the all-time classic Four in a Row game and give it a grown-up upgrade! This sleek wood and aluminium version from Restoration Hardware is super stylish and will inject a little family fun-time into Christmas Day.

Retro Sneakers

Converse Chuck Taylor Allstars in matching pairs for father and son. These all-time classic canvas hi-tops come in a heap of different colours and designs (this Batman collaboration is brilliant!) and make lovely twinning gifts for dad and his mini-me. Converse.com

Pancakes Forever!

Let Dad re-live his childhood weekend brunch dreams with a trip to the diner for a big stack of his favorite pancakes. Check out Hash House A Go Go for gift cards and their pancake menu. 

Back to the Bowling Alley

Friday nights at the bowling alley were part and parcel of his teenage years, so organize a family tournament at your local centre. Gift certificates are available from AMF.com.

Traditional Enamel Mug

Ignite memories of childhood campfires, toasted marshmallows and hot chocolate with a classic enamel mug from enamelco.com. Even better, upload one of the kids’ drawings and give dad an extra-special personalized cup to treasure from Etsy.

Radio Revival

The best-looking radio ever! This Sangean Wooden Cabinet Radio has all the retro style of an old-fashioned wireless but with the latest radio technology built-in. Amazon.com.

Picnics of the Past

Recycle that old and tatty blanket and treat dad to something stylishly traditional to sit on come spring picnic-time. Amara.com

Hooray for Root Beer

Bring the root beer back home with this DIY kit – an essential taste sensation from the good old days! Mr Beer.

Make sure you check out our other gift guides, including our list of Gift Ideas for Frequent Travellers, to inspire them
to book that longed-for trip this Christmas! 


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