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    10 African Inspired Gift Ideas for Father's Day

    In most of Africa, just like in the US, Father's Day is celebrated on the third Sunday of June. It's the perfect time to show appreciation to fathers and father figures in our lives.

    Most dads are difficult to shop for. If you have ever asked dad what he wanted for Father’s Day and heard the reply “nothing,” you’re not alone. So, if you are stuck on what to buy your dad this year, here are some African-inspired ideas that you can use to inspire you.

    1. Embroidered Kente Pants Set

    For the dad who loves traditional African fashion, an Embroidered Kente Pants Set would make the perfect Father's Day gift. This set comes with a matching shirt and pants both made of traditional Kente cloth. The fabric is intricately woven with brightly colored designs that make a bold statement.

    2.Kente Printed T-Shirt

    This popular t-shirt is a great way to show your dad some authentic African style this Father's Day. The shirt is made of comfortable cotton and features a vibrant Kente print design.

    3.Ghana Trade Bead Bracelet

    Beads are a symbol of wealth and status in many African cultures. This bracelet is made with authentic Ghanaian glass trade beads in a variety of colors. It's an authentic African bracelet unique piece that your dad will be sure to love.

    4.Kente Print Long Sleeved Dashiki

    Keep dad cool and stylish this year with a Kente print dashiki. This traditional African shirt is made of light and airy fabric, perfect for warm summer days. The Kente shirt takes its design from a traditional embroidery technique, which creates a patchwork, striped and geometric pattern in orange, yellow, blue, green, and black.

    5.Djembe Drums

    Reminiscent of the drums used in traditional African music, Djembes are great for making a joyful noise. They are also said to bring good luck so make an ideal gift. These handcrafted drums are made by artisans in Senegal. They are very difficult to find so would make a great addition to any dad's musical instrument collection.

    6.African Print Traditional Dashiki and Cap

    Another Father's Day gift for dads who loves to dress authentically is an African print traditional dashiki and cap. This set comes with a matching shirt and cap both made of traditional African fabric. The fabric is intricately woven with brightly colored designs that make a bold statement.

    7.African Print Cap

    This traditional print cap is way cooler than the cap he's currently wearing. He'll love the quality, and the unique print is made of lightweight and comfortable fabric, perfect or the summer days ahead. Choose from two different designs; A black-and-white mudcloth; or our popular geometric Ankara pattern (below) with red, yellow, black, and white colors.

    8.Kente Full Sleeve Dress Shirt

    If you're looking for a more formal Father's Day gift, consider gifting a Kente full sleeve dress shirt. This shirt is made of high-quality cotton and features a vibrant Kente print design. It's perfect for dressing up or down and is sure to make dad look great in the process.

    9.Chebe Beard Care Kit

    If your dad likes to keep a well-groomed beard, an Chebe Beard Care Kit would make the perfect Father's Day gift. This kit comes with all the essentials needed to keep dad's beard looking its best. It includes a shampoo, conditioner, oil, and balm, made with all-natural ingredients from Chad in Africa. Chebe has been used by African women for centuries, but this magical powder is also effective at growing beards long and strong too.

    10.Barack Obama Fragrance Oil

    Remember when your dad used to say that he wanted to be president one day? Well, now he can smell like the 44th president of the United States with this Barack Obama fragrance oil. The oil is made with a blend of musk, bergamot, and lemon, for a scent that is truly African-inspired! Available in five popular sizes; 1/3 oz., 1 oz., 4 oz., 8 oz. and 1 Lb.

    Remember To Enjoy Time With Your Dad

    Remember that Father’s Day is not all about the gifts. Whilst it is important to give you father a token of appreciation, it is also important to remember to spend time with your dad are many ways to show your father how much you care, and a gift is just one of them. So, take some time out of your busy schedule to spend with your dad this Father’s Day.

    There are many things that our fathers do for us unconditionally, and Father’s Day is a great time to set some time aside for your dad, get him something nice and spend some quality time doing something your father loves.

    Be a help to others and share your plans to make Father's Day special for your dad in the comments below.

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