Watch Out! 7 Stunning Watches For Father’s Day!

Marie-Antoinette Issa

Aug 22, 2021

Sure, aftershave is great, but this year we recommend going beyond basics when looking for a Father’s Day gift. In honour of the king of dad jokes, it’s “time” to take your pick from our Father’s Day gift guide. Featuring seven unique watch styles, we will help you find the perfect (sock-free!) present for any dad. be quick – the clock is ticking fast towards Father’s Day! 

The Sporty Dad 

Dads who like adventure and all things athletic will love the new Seiko Prospex watch range. Designed for thrill-seekers and outdoor enthusiasts, these wrist pieces are mechanically designed with superb specifications perfect for people always on the move. Our personal pick is the Save The Ocean Special Edition Diver’s “Antarctica” Monster watch. Inspired by the glaciers of Antarctica and created to raise awareness of marine conservation, this timepiece has a 200m diver’s water resistance rating and features a screw-lock crown, automatic movement, rotating bezel and a special edition case back. 


watches for father's dayThe Cool Dad 

The TAG Heuer Formula 1 x Senna is perfect for the kind of dad who makes you a healthy dinner then secretly slips you a chocolate bar for dessert! Featuring a sunray-brushed anthracite dial that offers full chronograph functions on luminous black counters at 3,6 and 9 o’clock, with bold yellow accents, this TAG timepiece is an ode to all the dads who like their Father’s Day gifts with a side of fun. Tag Haeur

The Classic Dad 

A dad who wears his shirts white, his suits black, and his accessories minimal needs a memorable timepiece to match. Enter Cartier’s Ballon Bleu de Cartier Automatic 40mm Stainless Steel Watch. Featuring a silvered flinqué and lacquered sunray-effect dial and Cartier’s signature timeless elegance, it proves that sleek and chic never goes out of style 

watches for father's day

The Corporate Dad 

Dad may have swapped boardrooms for WFH kitchen bench tops for the better part of the year, but he definitely doesn’t need to compromise on elegant office attire. This gold-tone stainless steel watch by Michael Hill is designed for the professional gentleman and features a functional black dial complete with a small second indicator, to make your dad feel like a total boss – whether he’s Zooming in suits or settling in with something a little more comfortable. 

watches for fathers day

The Hipster Dad

If your dad digs craft beer and takes his style cues from David Beckham, he’ll definitely appreciate a father’s day gift that’s a little bit unique. This vintage-inspired option by Casio features an old-school electro-luminescent backlight, 1/100-second stopwatch and retro12:24 hour format – and certainly ticks all the quirky dad boxes.


watches for father's day

The Healthy Dad 

Tech and wellness combine in Samsung’s latest wearable, the Galaxy Watch4 Classic. In a product first, the watch gives wearers access to blood pressure tracking and TGA-approved electrocardiogram (ECG) monitoring readings via the new Samsung Health Monitor app. However, the slick ticker also offers a host of other health monitors and trackers – including bioimpedance analysis (body composition), sleep tracker, snore detector, heart rate monitor and fall detector, empowering dad to take greater control of his health needs. 


The Luxe-Loving Dad 

While you could never pay back the man who has given you everything, a top-tier timepiece – a Montblanc watch such as this Heritage Pythagore Limited Edition Piece – will definitely let him know how priceless he is! With only 148 pieces created globally, and exclusively available through Montblanc’s Concierge service, this watch is the perfect gift to give the father who really does have everything!



By Marie-Antoinette Issa

Marie-Antoinette Issa is a contributor for The Carousel and has worked across news and women's lifestyle magazines and websites including Cosmopolitan, Cleo, Madison, The Urban List and Daily Mail, I Quit Sugar and Huffington Post.


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