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How to Choose the Perfect Father’s Day Gift for Dad

by Dani Howell May 31, 2019
ReadHow to Choose the Perfect Father’s Day Gift for Dad Photo by Kelly Sikkema

When choosing a Father’s Day gift for your dad, it’s important to take the time to pick a meaningful present that reflects his interests or, better yet, your relationship together. Whether you spent your childhood going out on camping adventures or cooking inventive dishes with him in the kitchen, you can find a well-made and well-thought gift to convey what he means to you. He’s taught you a lot over the years—now you can show him thoughtful gift giving is one of those things. When picking your gift, think about the backstory you can tell him when he opens it; that way he knows it’s more than just a present—it’s a continuation of some of your favorite memories.

Maxx & Unicorn Co.’s Crossover Cuff

Did you pick up some classic style tips from dad that you’ll always remember? Consider showing your gratitude with a low-key yet stylish solid brass cuff, returning the favor. Maxx & Unicorn Co.’s Crossover Cuff is cast tumbled and finished by hand right in Brooklyn, so you can count on its high quality to hold up over time.

VSSL’s Camp Supplies

If you want to show your dad you remember all the good times the two of you had together camping, consider giving him VSSL’s Camp Supplies. This outdoor kit makes it easy to keep everything he’ll need for his next adventure on hand. Think compass, fishing gear, trail marking tape, a candle, a water-resistant flashlight, and that’s honestly just the start. TIME Magazine even called it “must-have camping gear for your summer adventure.” Now, he’ll always be prepared.

MATCH Pewter’s Italian Pewter Cocktail Shaker

For the father who showed you how to mix the perfect cocktail, this pewter cocktail shaker is just the thing. It’s heritage quality. It’s handmade. And, it lets you mix a delicious drink. Did we mention it’s also crafted by artisans in northern Italy?

ILA’s Spice Collection

Do you remember countless fun-filled nights spent cooking with your dad? Show him how much you loved those times with a new spice collection he can experiment with. This set has high-quality spices that will add bold new flavors to his meals, with options including turmeric, black sesame, and sumac.

Bradford Watch Co.’s Claypool Stainless Steel Watch

Give your dad a gift he can use every day. This timeless timepiece is encased in durable, brushed stainless steel giving it a classic look that never goes out of style. It’s a solid, well-made addition to any wardrobe.

VANOOK’s Large Leather Bi-Fold Wallet

Is your dad one of those guys who pays attention to the fine details and loves good design? VANOOK’s thoughtfully crafted bi-fold is a sleek, handcrafted wallet he’ll appreciate. It’s made in VANOOK’s Munich, Germany, studio from genuine leather using an origami folding technique. They’ve focused on making every little detail count.

Choose the perfect gift for dad with our Father’s Day Gift Guide!

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