Father’s Day gifts for under $50 (that aren’t sh*tty socks)

For the Phil Dunphy in your life.

By Katie Stow

Not to freak your disorganised self out, but Father's Day is right around the corner — Sunday September 2, to be exact. Which means, if you want to hold your ranking as the favourite child for the umpteenth time, you really need to get a wriggle on with finding a present.

Rather than leaving it 'til the last minute and then panic-buying an expensive gift that your dad probably won't even like that much, get in early and drop a casual $50 on something he'll really love.

Here, we've rounded up some of the best budget options, guaranteed to put a smile on your dad's dial this Father's Day.