Fathers get ever finer
DADS’ tastes have changed and become more expensive since 2002.
The Western Suburbs Weekly’s Father’s Day gift guide published in August 2002 included photo frames, a desk clock, cheese board and wine stoppers.
Today’s gift guide features a Google Home device, coffee machine, flight simulator session and a ceramic barbecue.
The cost of the 2002 items featured range from $10.95 to $149, while the cheapest item on this year’s list is the Father’s Day Fast Food combo from the Cheesecake Shop that comes in at $36.95.
The coffee machine is the most expensive item at $3499.
Dads were taking more interest in home decorations in 2002 while gadgets, food, drinks and experiences were the theme this year.
Readers were directed to David Jones and Face Dances, which recently closed its doors, in 2002.
Bunnings, Ikea and The Good Guys featured this year, with a couple of gift ideas available online.