Let’s face it, dads can be difficult to shop for. “I have everything I need” might just be their favorite phrase. To help guide you on your shopping travails this Father’s Day, we’ve compiled a selection of 30 of the best gifts out there this year. From clothing to gear to audio equipment to literature, this list should cover all the bases of what dad wants and what he doesn’t even know he wants. And if you’re a father yourself, feel free to surreptitiously send this list to those who are trying to find a gift for you.
Harman Kardon FLY ANC Headphones
Get dad a pair of premium headphones this year without breaking the bank. Harman Kardon’s FLY ANC is an over-ear wireless set that’s great for travel, with noise-cancellation and unbelievable comfort for long-term enjoyment. Regularly priced at $250, they’re on sale for just $99.99 through Father’s Day.
The Franklin Barbecue Collection
Franklin Barbecue is one of the best pits in the country, let alone Texas, and this compendium, which collects two famed titles in one, written by Aaron Franklin himself, instructs you on how to use the grill master’s methods at home.
Whiskey Peaks Highball Glass Set
Inspired by some of the most beautiful mountains in the world, Whiskey Peaks’ highball glasses each feature a different peak at the base.
Toyo Camber Top Tool Box
Toyo’s Tool Box is a tinkerer’s dream, sporting a minimalist design and just enough size to store all of dad’s favorite tools.
Mash&Grape Mashbox Subscription
Perfect for trying new labels, Mash&Grape’s monthly subscription box is great no matter what kind of liquor your dad is into, from bourbon to Scotch to tequila to gin to rum.
Taschen Rock Covers
Be it Elvis or Hendrix, this beautiful coffee table book from Taschen features 750 different album covers to make dad feel nostalgic for the good ol’ days.
Logitech Lift Vertical Ergonomic Mouse
Logitech’s Lift Vertical Mouse is built for comfort and support when sitting at the computer for long hours, helping aid and prevent wrist and thumb conditions such as carpal tunnel.
The James Brand x Vinyl Me, Please The Abbey
Chances are, we got our taste in music from dad. This new blade from The James Brand and Vinyl Me, Please is made from recycled records and is perfect for opening up the shrinkwrap on your new gatefolds.
Leatherman Raptor Response
Featuring 420HC stainless steel folding shears, a ring cutter, a 5cm ruler, and an oxygen tank wrench, Leatherman’s Raptor Response multitool is an update of its past model with a slimmer handle.
The Crafty Cocktail Smoke Stack Gift Kit
With smoked whiskey surging in popularity right now, the Smoke Stack Gift Kit lets dad smoke his own old fashioned from his home bar with hickory, barrel-aged, and cherry smoking powders.
BYREDO Woods Candle
The Woods candle from BYREDO is one of the manliest scents out there. With notes of cedar and jasmine, this candle is reminiscent of summertime adventures through the backwoods.
Nikka Whisky From the Barrel
Japanese whisky is no longer the spirit-lover’s best-kept secret. If you wanna get dad on board, Nikka’s From the Barrel is an excellent top-shelf choice from the Land of the Rising Sun.
FLIKR Fire Personal Concrete Fireplace
We’re never too old for s’mores. Your father will love FLIKR Fire’s Personal Concrete Fireplace, even if he just wants to warm up a bit or set the mood at his desk.
dribbleup Smart Basketball
Help dad hone his skills with dribbleup’s Smart Basketball, which unlocks virtual training sessions on his smartphone, which are updated daily.
Grovemade x Blackwing Pencil Kit
Elevate your father’s desk with this bespoke pencil kit from Grovemade and prolific pencil company Blackwing. The set comes with 12 pencils and a stand made from walnut with a built-in sharpener.
Fenix PD40R V2.0 Flashlight
This powerful and compact flashlight from Fenix throws 3,000 lumens upwards of 1,300ft and can be charged via USB cable.
Council Velvicut Hudson Bay Hatchet
This 19-inch ax is a great companion for those fathers who like to rough it outdoors, weighing just 2lb with a head forged from 5160-grade alloy steel.
Panasonic Beard Trimmer
You can never go wrong with a quality razor and this Beard Trimmer from Panasonic is as good of a home kit as you can get. The wireless cutter is washable, comes with a comb, and has 19 different settings.
Benchmade’s Griptilian folding drop-point blade was designed to be a utilitarian everyknife, be it for outdoor excursions, tactical situations, or just everyday use.
FINEX Cast Iron Skillet
Grab one (or four) of these versatile cast iron skillets from FINEX so dad can make everything from cornbread to omelets to steak.
Snow Peak Round Titanium Flask
This new flask from Snow Peak is made from super-light titanium that preserves the taste of your liquor and holds up to 150mL.
Todd Snyder Linen Delave Point Collar Long-Sleeve Shirt
Dad’s going to love this long-sleeve shirt from Todd Snyder, made from premium linen and lightweight enough to keep him cool throughout the summer.
Herschel x Sperry Authentic Original Lug Chukka
This new chukka boot from Sperry and Herschel possesses the latter’s signature design details to go along with the former’s water-readiness. The silhouette of these shoes is truly timeless, just like dad.
Vortex Diamondback HD Roof Prism Binoculars
These HD binoculars from Vortex perform at at least twice what their price tag would suggest. Scratch-resistant and lightweight, these ‘nocs are great for birdwatching or star-gazing.
Snake River Farms Summer Grilling Package
Satisfy the grill-master, or soon-to-be-grill-master, in your life with this premium meat selection from Snake River Farms, which includes wagyu and kurobuta varieties.
YETI Tundra 45 Cooler
YETI knows what they’re doing when it comes to beverage storage containers. The rugged Tundra 45 is the brand’s flagship cooler, holding nearly 33L of storage.
There may be no one cooler than Steve McQueen. But show the hero in your life that he’s right up there for you with these Persol sunglasses that were favored by the King of Cool himself.
Solo Pi Pizza Oven
Solo’s new outdoor Pi Pizza Oven is perfect for both beginners and experts, with versatility that allows you to cook with either gas or wood.
Taylor Stitch The Hangar Jacket
Dads keep jackets forever. Gift your father his new favorite coat that’s made to last a lifetime with The Hanger from Taylor Stitch, built from 3oz cowhide and lined with cotton twill.
Globe-Trotter Centenary 3-Slot Watch Case
It’s hard to pick just one watch to travel with. That’s why Globe-Trotter’s Centenary watch case is perfect for those who love options.
Bell & Ross BR 03-92 MA-1
Bell & Ross is a watchmaker that knows how to combine tactical aesthetics with rugged functionality. This statement-making pilot’s watch is a nod to the US Air Force’s legendary MA-1 bomber jacket from the ‘50s.
The 10 Best Adventure Gifts for Father’s Day
Still on the hunt for that perfect gift for dad? Then have a look at this handpicked selection of 10 great adventure-ready gifts for your old man.
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