Best Gifts for Dad
Father’s Day is June 20 and our selection of gifts is sure to convey your appreciation for everything he has done.
Whether he golfs, loves to go boating or is passionate about running, your on-the-move dad will appreciate gifts tailored to his active lifestyle:
Crafted in natural, vegetable-tanned calfskin, Allen Edmonds’ Force 10 Boat Shoe is designed with three layers of comfort technology and is designed for both water resistance and easy walking.
Moncler’s Lissex high-top sneakers feature a sturdy, breathable cotton upper with logo trim, which blends seamlessly with the molded rubber outsole that reinforces the toe and sides.
Breathable and lightweight, UNTUCKit’s new No Sweat Pique Polo wicks away moisture to keep the wearer cool during a day on the links.
Limited to 888 pieces, the Carl F. Bucherer Heritage Bicompax Annual is ideal for every activity, from its tachymeter scale to its chronograph function, annual calendar and big date window at 12 o’clock, all on a black dial in a 41mm stainless-steel case; at Tourneau.
He loves to travel and appreciates gifts suited to his wanderlust—these pieces add style and practicality to his next adventure:
In a bold red, Porsche Design’s 4W Roadster Hardcase Trolley is inspired by the colors of the Porsche 911; the cabin-sized four-wheel trolley weighs just 6.6 lbs. and features ergonomic handles and a divided interior.
The L.U.C Time Traveler One, designed for travelers who need to remain in touch with several time zones, meets the high standards of the L.U.C collection by Chopard: excellence in terms of their mechanism and finishing, along with a refined aura intended for men of good taste in general.
Crafted in blue recycled nylon, Balenciaga’s Oversized XXL Backpack features adjustable nylon shoulder straps, inner and outer zipped pockets and an inner computer pocket.
Emporio Armani’s Travel Essentials capsule collection includes this nylon weekender bag, made of durable high-tech fabric with cowhide inserts and includes a removable shoulder strap.
Features on the Gen 5E Smartwatch by Fossil include a microphone, speaker, heart-rate sensor, all in a 44mm steel case on a black silicone strap.
From the Joe’s Jeans Earth Conscious collection, this Linen Military Jacket in dusty olive features handy flap pockets and is lightweight and breathable in a travel-friendly fabric that looks great slightly rumpled.
For the dad who loves to travel in sleek style, Loewe’s Military Backpack in soft grained calfskin offers a large interior pocket that accommodates a laptop and can be carried as a backpack, on the shoulder or via a top handle.
Whether he’s a fan of swimming in the Malibu surf or just loves to kick back and watch the sunset, these gifts are perfect for the dad who loves the sand under his feet:
The quick-dry polyester taffeta used to create these swim shorts is actually a recycled fabric developed by Lacoste—details include a mesh lining, an elasticized waistband with contrast drawstring, and two side pockets.
Part of the hot trend in men’s slide sandals, these Giorgio Armani Logo sliders are crafted in soft rubber and are embossed with the GA logo on the band.
For decades, Panerai has equipped the commandos of the Italian Navy; the latest creations are professional underwater watches of remarkable technical performance with a solid Carbotech™ case.
The latest Clifton sunglasses by Oliver Peoples are crafted in a square shape that feels both timeless and on-trend, with polarized amber lenses in silver metal frames.
For a day on the water, Dad will love the convenience of Thom Browne’s Off White Large Shopper Tote, crafted in durable double-face cotton canvas, with four exterior pockets and an interior zip pocket.
From Burberry’s Spring/Summer 2021 “Ode to the Sea” collection, this Ripple Print Packaway Lightweight Hooded Jacket can be folded away into a zip pocket and carried as a crossbody.
Prada’s iconic triangle logo adorns the brand’s Macro Re-Nylon and brushed leather sneakers—the lightweight sole is paired with the Italian label’s use of Re-Nylon, a proprietary recycled material made from plastics collected from the ocean, as well as fishing nets and textile waste fibers, resulting in a sneaker that’s not only stylish, but also one Dad will feel great about wearing.
He loves Sinatra, single-malt whiskey and a good steak: These gifts are sure to appeal to your dad’s ultra-classic sensibilities:
Crafted in lightweight, fine-textured cotton, this Structured Cotton Zip Polo Shirt in sage by Canali is an easy, must-have piece that exudes casual elegance.
Salvatore Ferragamo’s Gancini Belt is made of calf leather with a natural grain, complemented by the Gancini tonal buckle for an ultra-modern appeal, and the adjustable length ensures the perfect custom fit.
Equally perfect with suits or a pair of jeans, these Washington Grand Laser Wingtip Oxfords by Cole Haan are inspired by running shoes in their structure for inner comfort, while the perforated leather creates a look that’s both wearable and breathable.
The aviator styling on these Classic sunglasses by John Varvatos is enhanced with a modern triple bridge, while the frames are crafted of ultra-lightweight Japanese titanium, and the lenses include an AR anti-glare coating.
Introduced in 1975, the iconic Le Foulonné collection by Longchamp continues to be an idea bag for daily use; for documents, a laptop or tablet, this briefcase is crafted in a supple calfskin that gains a beautiful patina with use.
Help Dad keep his iPad safe in a leather case that’s equal parts practical and fashionable: Coach’s Tablet Sleeve in Signature Leather is crafted in an easy-to-use envelope style that’s embossed with the brand’s ultra-classic signature pattern on polished pebble leather.
Convenient and stylish, the B-Chain Belt by Bally is reversible in embossed leather, with a shiny logo buckle in palladium.
Vacheron-Constantin’s latest Traditionnelle is an exceptional Tourbillon Chronograph featuring a tourbillon inspired by the Maltese cross at the 12 o’clock position, while a 45-minute counter is positioned at 3 o’clock, and the power-reserve indicator is placed at 6 o’clock, all in a 42.5mm case of 18-karat pink gold.
Originally created in Paris by Albert Fouquet, the scent that ultimately became Eight & Bob Original eau de parfum has been a favorite of everyone from John F. Kennedy to Cary Grant and James Stewart, with notes that include violet leaves, sandalwood, amber, lemon and cardamom; at Please Do Not Enter.
He reads GQ and Esquire, and you’ve found yourself wanting to borrow his latest jacket. These gifts are ideal for the dad who excels at style:
The Milo Leather Biker Jacket by AllSaints is made of soft lamb leather and features an asymmetrical zip front, two lower zip pockets and a ticket pocket.
Dior collaborated with artist Kenny Scharf to create the latest version of the house’s wildly popular B27 sneakers, which combine the house’s iconic logo with a multicolored Dior and Kenny Scharf motif.
Miami meets Sicily in the colorful capsule collection created by Dolce&Gabbana and DJ Khaled—this Technical Fabric Jacket in a jungle-mix print features a front zipper and welt pockets.
Fendi’s Peekaboo ISeeU Medium bag is a braided, leather-free piece featuring a logo-print interior and removable interior zip pocket.
A modern twist has been added to one of Gucci’s most iconic motifs with this green and blue treatment of its GG canvas, trimmed in blue leather, on a wallet with eight card slots and two bill compartments.
Dad can customize his Dream Maker Collection Francy Penstar sneakers by Golden Goose: The oversized polka-dot design on these basketball-inspired kicks reveals patches underneath, which can be revealed as the wearer chooses to create a one-of-a-kind look.
Psycho Bunny, the New York-based men’s apparel line known for its boldly toned casual and golf attire, has released its latest collab with hip-hop performer and actor tWitch—dubbed #DadMoves, the limited-edition capsule collection features essentials like colorful polos and graphic T-shirts for dads and kids alike, with a portion of each sale donated to Versa-Style, a Los Angeles non-profit organization that empowers at-risk youth through dance and other forms of self-expression; at Psycho Bunny.
He owns the best barbecue in the neighborhood and was an early adopter of at-home craft ice for his Negroni. These gifts are ideal for the dad who believes making cocktails or cooking dinner can be an event.
Authentic stone-baked pizza can be ready in just 60 seconds with the Ooni Frya Pizza Oven from Williams Sonoma. This lightweight outdoor oven is easy to transport and runs on energy-efficient, sustainably sourced wood pellets, cooking not only pizza to perfection, but meat, poultry, fish, bread and desserts as well.
Barista-quality coffee drinks are easy with the Espressione Concierge Automatic Bean to Cup Espresso Machine at Sur La Table: An intuitive LED panel includes one-touch keys for effortless brewing of Dad’s favorite hot beverage, while the sleek, stainless-steel design fits nicely in kitchens and offices alike. This all-in-one machine also allows beans to stay fresh before they’re moved into the quiet grinder, which offers five fineness settings, to create a true bean-to-cup experience.
Luxe crystal tumblers enhance the experience of enjoying your favorite spirit, among the reasons Baccarat is integral to any well-stocked bar. The legendary crystal brand’s Harmonie collection, with pieces that include clear-crystal tumblers and a matching decanter, is crafted in an elegant linear silhouette that’s sure to elevate every cocktail hour.
Crafted in stainless steel and woods that are carved and finished beautifully, New York-based Schmidt Brothers are beloved for kitchen and grilling tools that are as beautiful as they are useful. Their latest collaboration with West Elm is the Bonded Ash 4-Piece Grill Set, a stunning blend of stainless and pakka wood in an ash-hued finish. The set of four is comprised of a spatula, fork, tongs and basting brush (the head of the latter can be removed for easy cleaning) and is completed with a convenient storage box.