We all know a thing or two about dad. He might occasionally let some awkward dad jokes slip out, wear the occasional cringe-inducing T-shirt, or waste time muttering aloud to himself about the state of the world while scrolling through Apple News. But deep down, you know he’s a cool dad with great taste who's probably ushered you into a life of drinking nice whiskey, handling nifty gadgets, or stocking up on luxury accessories. Hence, every year, you always come up short in unique Father’s Day gift ideas to get dad's approving nod. But we have the tools right here to help you finally switch things up this Father's Day.
The trick is to get him a gift that's equally as cool as it is thoughtful,—i.e., an equally nice whiskey, an equally nifty gadget, or an equally luxury accessory that he’s schooled you in the art of. Here, we’ve rounded up the 60 best Father’s Day gifts for every kind of dad so you can get that smile from him this time around. You deserve it.
Holy Grail features a range of unsettling good hunks of Wagyu steak. So, yes, we feel confident your dad will really like a filet mignon, a ribcap, or whatever other cut you choose for him.
New luxury timepieces delivered to him every month or season will make a dapper dad dapper-er. Each one will be a surprise, and one might just be a Rolex or TAG Heuer, courtesy of Watch Gang.
Because his nighttime shouldn't involve waking up sweaty and grumpy at 3 a.m., and because a weighted blanket that cools and mitigates stress will do better than pricey melatonin gummies.
This is a double whammy of a techie gift: It wirelessly charges smart phones, just as it cleans the invisible germs off of them with a UV light.
When your dad's the type to always have a favorite beer of the week—and likely in a style you've never heard of—then a monthly club like this is tailor-made for his beer fridge.
His schedule for the next several month: July—learn scientific thinking from Neil deGrasse Tyson; August—learn tennis from Serena Williams; September—learn scoring from Stephen Curry; October—learn winning from Lewis Hamilton.
It's as close to "climbing the Himalayas then taking a sip from a beaten flask at the peak" as it'll ever get for dad. (Most likely.)
A dad who packs his lunch is a dad who's healthy and fiscally responsible. That's cool. Carhartt makes gear that looks great while still being durable, and this lunchbox is no exception.
They're worthy of a dad who's always been pretty chill about THC, and doesn't mind discovering the morphine-like magic of CBD first hand.
Save him at least 10 minutes of digging through his mound of tools in the garage, swearing up a storm as he tries to unroot the exact right socket wrench, with this neat invention.
With a soft waffle weave texture that'll soak up water like sponge, dad won't even bother to wipe himself off after stepping out the shower.
Really, after all the tickets he's bought and beers he's drunk in the bleachers, they should just name the damn ballpark after him. But a framed blueprint of his favorite team's field is almost as good.
Dad doesn't like all those gushy and sentimental gestures, unless they come from you.
You know what dad's missing? Something high-tech and wellness-oriented. Something that'll really loosen him up while all he has to do is sit back and enjoy. And something that's a godsend to his tired feet.
There's regular grilling, and then there's smart grilling. Get this gadget for the dad who wields his barbecue tools with confidence.
A rugged denim staple for him. He can dress it up for a night out or dress it down for a laid-back kind of Sunday. But the best part is, it'll get better with age—just like dad.
For dads who like to savor a cold pour until the last drop, these freezable glassware will keep their whiskey or cocktail or even beer chilled until the end. Just like god intended them to be drunk.
If there's one thing dad doesn't realize he needs in his backyard, it's this outdoor pizza oven. Not only is it surprisingly mobile—dad can move it indoors to cook pizzas by his bed if that's his jam, even—it'll cook them in just one minute.
This isn't just any old pillow. It's a pillow that's built to perfectly suit dad's sleeping preferences, from height to length to cushioning. Get him set up for many nights of restful sleep to come.
Dad will do anything to up his game on the course, including taking a few swings at home or in the office. And this putting green's automatic ball return seals the deal.
For the techy dad, this drone from Holy Stone has an altitude-hold function for stable hovers, 3D flips and rolls, and a 1080p camera. Even if you didn’t understand most of that, dad will appreciate it.
Counter dad's cool with a quarterly delivery of beef jerky to keep his taste buds aflame.
For the dads who spend as much time driving as on their phone, something that'll automatically grip their device and wirelessly charge it makes for a seamless ride.
What can we say? We've had the coolest style advice accompanied by history-making storytelling on tap for decades, and this box of men's accessories, curated with our friends at Bespoke Post, is one Father's Day gift we shamelessly self-promote.
Not only can dad ditch his overstuffed wallet, he can ditch the wallet completely. This aluminum card carrier holds up to 12 cards and plenty of cash, though you'd hardly be able to tell. It's minimal and dead useful, just like he appreciates.
If he has a cool ride—or even just a ride that only he thinks is cool—a dash cam will help it stay that way by always keeping an eye out and automatically recording any incidents.
Because dad's got secrets too. And should he needs to hide away some cash, pills, or a vintage Rolex from prying hands, Trova's biometric safe with an unassuming look will do better than a bodyguard.
Get dad the latest razor tech: Gillette's self-heating razor, which mimics the experience of a nice hot towel shave. It'll go great with a can of soothing shaving cream.
If he's already got latest Apple Watch, consider setting him up with a band that wears better at events and nights out than the sportier silicone option.
Seersucker cotton can lend an instant turnaround to his "tacky dad" status. Coupled that with Line of Trade's tailored cut, he's got a new summer staple.
Dad might roll his eyes all the way to the back of his skull when you hand him this collection of soap and wash. Let him. Then gently remind him that the contents of this kit will make him look a little less tired and feel a little more youthful.
Some of the greatest American icons for some of the greatest dads of all time to show off in his home office. And there's no way Muhammad Ali, Frank Sinatra, or Johnny Cash is not a dad icon.
He's dreamed of making the perfect egg for his breakfast bagel sandwich without making a mess every morning. Little does he know, all he needs is this microwavable ceramic dish.
For the dad who needs a camp chair, a beach chair, a patio chair, a parking chair—any chair—really, Wren's compact, comfy-to-sit-in chair can do it all for him.
For a dad who loves a good grown-ass backpack—and who might need some extra encouragement to ditch the raggedy, uncool JanSport—Tumi's sleek Alpha Brief backpack is one he can rock on the go, to the office or the wild, courtesy of the many pockets and a waterproof build.
This here is what you'd call the ultimate dad polo: Timeless like him, effortlessly laid-back, dapper enough for the green course or the office, and very Tom Ripley to boot.
He'll grip, and twist, then watch the suds hiss out of his canned beverage. And his lips will be safe from cuts—the opener also crimps the edge.
From the very first sip, dad will be overcome with epiphany—that Clase Azul Reposado is probably the tastiest and smoothest tequila he's ever had. He'll only want to drink it straight to relish the unique subtle sweetness, or on the rocks for a sipping time like never before.
Dad did in fact invent—then herald in—the ugly sneakers trend. You have him to thank for the chunky cleat you're wearing right now. Hence, to give back, Dolce & Gabbana's Airmaster Low-Top is the ultimate luxury upgrade to his '90s New Balance—just look at them.
Dad's probably feeling in a rut after working from home for a few years now. This subscription box of office essentials and career tools might help change things up.
There isn't a dad alive who wouldn't appreciate a TAG Heuer on Father's Day—or any day, especially one that comes in a Swiss mechanical build with a smartwatch brain to keep him on track with fitness goals.
Spicing up his cup of joe might sound wild, but we promise, it's just a little kick of cinnamon or ginger. Won't do no harm.
It's the most ingenious way of making breakfast—waffles stuffed with bacon and eggs, or cheese and tomato, or jam and berries, or marshmallows and crackers... Dad'll really explore.
An exceptional pair of casual-but-not-overly-athletic shorts is the bedrock of every cool guy summer wardrobe. Russell Wilson's Good Man Brand has an unbeatable option that'll give last him season after season.
Theragun's new, compact-sized device will help dad recover from soreness and injury. It's like a deep tissue massage he won't have to wait or pay for.
Induction cooking? That's modern. Cast iron? That's old-school. Putting them together? That's efficiency—of precise heating and temp control—and versatility. Dad won't wait to use it as a roaster, cooker, or sous vide.
Heed these words: he can't attend any formal black-tie event without a pair of special cufflinks.
Bald dads deserve some love in the department of grooming too. MANTL—a brand specifically for bald men—has a set of SPF, blotting papers, and anti-aging moisturizer will help him bald graciously.
These will change the music- and podcast-listening game at the gym. But Dad will wear these wireless headphones everywhere, all the time, long after the workout is done.
This here is a cool guy scent for cool guy dads who are in the know about such things. It's woody and clean—something he'll appreciate this summer.
His weekend Moscow mule, old-fashioned, or Manhattan can be made easier. Just drop one of these sugars into his choice of booze and serve.
He'll want speakers that sound exceptional and look gorgeous to boot. These, from the Marley family, fit that description to a T. And they're made sustainably.
After having a stripped-down home office for months-on-end, dad's probably ready to add some decorative green here and there. And The Sill offers pet-friendly plants as well for any dad who also has a furry friend.
If he cares about the contents of his wine fridge and what he’s putting into his body, Dry Farm Wines offers the largest selection of natural wines from small farms around the world. Ship him a box of hand-picked selects or set up a recurring subscription.