Father’s Day 2018! Let’s talk about History & Gift Ideas

This Sunday, June 17th is the day to celebrate Dad!

Before giving some last-minute gift ideas, let’s go back to the origin of Father’s Day.

It appears that in Europe, fathers have been celebrated since the Middle Ages. It was said that it is customary to pamper our fathers on June 19, the… Saint Joseph’s day! Yes, the patron saint!

Closer to home, however, Father’s Day has its origins in a 1910’s initiative of the American Sonora Smart Dodd who, on June 19th, in Spokane, Washington, paid tribute to William Jackson Smart, his widowed father.

Now that the historical background has been well defined… onto the festivities!

You still haven’t found the perfect gift for dad? Don’t worry, our team at Doucet Latendresse have selection of best picks for Father’s Day

Here are some suggestions (click on the image to view item on our website).

We will always recommend the most “timeless” gift for Father’s Day: The Watch.

Is your dad picky? Does he have a particular style? We are quite certain that you will find the watch of his dreams with more than 200 styles to choose from.

Sunday is coming quickly! Place your order today on online store in order to ensure delivery on time or visit a Doucet Latendresse store nearest you! (To find one, please refer to  our “Store Locator” online). Happy Shopping and of course…

Happy Father’s Day!

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