Most Father’s Day gift guides suck. This one doesn’t.
Our editorial experts have rounded up the least awful things to give your dad for Father’s Day 2019, from baller monthly subscriptions to special products that’ll make you his favorite son.
Shaker & Spoon is a monthly cocktail subscription box that delivers the craft cocktail experience to your dad’s home with curated recipes and techniques for mixing the perfect drink every time. Think Blue Apron for cocktails.
Material is a direct-to-consumer kitchenware brand whose products seamlessly blend functionality and design and are the perfect gift for any dad with a passion for cooking and entertaining. They are high quality at an affordable price.
These loafers feel like they’re legit cobbled on the streets of Milan. They’re supple and sock-like in their premium fit. M. Gemi is a direct-to-consumer brand you need to know, and so does your dad.
Up dad’s shaving ritual with this elevated kit from Artis Brush and The Art of Shaving. The set comes with The Art of Shaving’s Bourbon Pre-Shave Oil to promote razor glide, a weight-balanced Chrome Collection 5-Blade Manual Razor and Bourbon After-Shave Balm to replenish dad’s skin post-shave. Artis Brush’s Digit Skincare Oval 8 Brush is next-level awesome.
Based in Detroit, Floyd Home is an accessible but high-design furniture company that creates minimal home decor that lasts a lifetime. Launched in 2014 on a Kickstarter that garnered $256,273 from 1,395 backers, the company makes pieces that prize function and utility with a design-heavy, urban aesthetic. The brand recently launched a coffee table that is straight-up dope.
The iconic silhouette of this Herschel bag comes at such a reasonable price. Though not as tricked-out as some other options, this is a reliable and stylish backpack. It will never go out of style.
Bang & Olufsen delivers on two things: sound quality and minimal style. In unique colors—like gray with gold and steel blue with silver—these stand out from the crowd. This Beoplay H4 model is Bang & Olufsen’s answer to an accessible price point. Wireless and Bluetooth-enabled, they’re crafted with leather, aluminum and steel. I’m currently wearing these suckers, and they’re amazing.
Founded in 2014, Greats has successfully raised more than $15 million in funding in the past three years alone, with nothing more than a brick-and-mortar store in New York’s Soho neighborhood. The unisex sneakers are offered in a single minimal silhouette—the Royale—in a selection of core colors and rotating seasonal hues. They retail for $119 or $179, for the knit or leather version, respectively.
Naadam specializes in luxury cashmere fashion at accessible prices, with men’s and women’s styles, accessories, robes, socks and more. Your dad will call you every time he puts on his new $75 cashmere sweater, and the low cost won’t hurt your wallet.
This cheeky guide is an aid for readers to identify themselves (if they happen to be a dad), their dads (if they happen to have a dad), dads on television (often a stand-in when an actual dad isn’t around) and dads in the wild. Which dad is your dad? Get this for him and find out.
Sorry, Apple. This Microsoft Surface laptop might beat all MacBooks. I mean, it comes with a pen. You can touch the screen. It has its own kickstand and folds into a tablet. We’re sold.
Recess is a consumer wellness company creating CBD-infused functional beverages and nutraceutical products to help people feel balanced in an increasingly stressful world. They make a line of flavored sparkling water infused with hemp extract (CBD) and balanced with adaptogens ginseng, Schisandra and L-theanine. Get the blackberry chai one. Dad will love it.