Father’s Day Gifts That Are Perfect for Even the Hardest to Shop for Dads

Father’s Day Gifts That Are Perfect for Even the Hardest to Shop for Dads

We’re here to help you pick out the perfect gift for all the father figures in your life for Sunday, June 19.

The traditional Father's Day gifts are, by now, terrifically cliché, as is the general concept that dads as a group are difficult to shop for. Shoehorning fathers into a group that only wants  power tools and grilling accessories, doesn't take into consideration the full breadth of interests that your particular father might have. While (almost) everyone can appreciate the kitsch appeal of a "Kiss the Chef" apron or golf club covers that resemble an Australian shepherd, please know that there are better options that are just as fun. Consider some of these thoughtful and unexpected gifts, meant to please even the most persnickety of papas. 

For the Techie

Courant Catch: 3 Essentials
A stylish new home for your everyday items. The Catch:3 combines our multi-coil, single-device wireless charging technology with a familiar valet silhouette wrapped in designer-quality Belgian Linen and finished with soft-touch ABS for added durability.

For the One Who Could Use Some Replacement Slippers

Greys The Outdoor Slipper Boot
Sliding into a pair of Greys slippers gives you the same satisfying feeling as a nice, steep pour of bourbon after a long day.
Kyrgies Classic Wool House Slippers
For toasty toes. It doesn’t get any cozier than these house shoes. They’re handmade by artisans in Kyrgyzstan using centuries-old techniques. Oh, and wait till you feel ‘em: They’re fashioned with natural felted wool from small family-run farms.
Mohinders Solid City Slipper
City slip-ons handmade in India from all-natural materials. These Mohinders slip-ons are handmade by their partner cooperative in rural India, a standalone nonprofit that comprises 170 families of artisans and craftspeople.

For the One Who Appreciates Japanese Design and the Perfect Slice of Toast

Balmuda Toaster Oven
Toast master. We may call it a toaster oven, but that’s not even the half of it. This go-getter knows how to brown any bread to perfection—and whip up all sorts of other magic, too.

For the Snazzy Snoozer

Richer Poorer Men's Thermal Slub Cotton Long Sleeve Henley
Classic Fit Exceptional durability over traditional cotton Softer hand feel with smoother yarns Vivid colors Resistant to pilling Hypoallergenic and perfect for sensitive skin Workwear style pocket at chest...

For the Dad Looking to Expand His Culinary Skills

The Art of Simple Food: Notes, Lessons, and Recipes From a Delicious Revolution
An indispensable resource for home cooks from the woman who changed the way Americans think about food.
Food52 Five Two Ultimate Carbon Steel Wok
Meet our new flame, the Five Two carbon steel wok. It can take the heat (and any recipe you throw its way). High-temp cooking is its middle name—it’s lighter weight than cast iron and more long-lasting than nonstick, with plenty of perks under its lid.

For the One Who’s Always Losing His Keys

Tile Mate
Mate has a new modern shape and also comes in black, with a bigger range and longer lasting battery. Attach Mate to everyday things like keys and bags, and use our free app to find them.

For the Neatnik

Dyson Cyclone V10 Absolute Vacuum
Drives more dirt from carpets. The Torque drive cleaner head– strong pick up performance across all surfaces. With a DC motor housed within the brush bar, it transfers torque more efficiently, to dig bristles deeper into carpet and dislodge more dirt.

For One Who Loves to Learn

MasterClass Annual Gift Subscription
Inspire the person who inspires you.

For the One With a Not-So-Green Thumb

Bloomscape Tough Stuff Collection
Three easy and adaptable plants, including a Sansevieria, ZZ Plant, and Hoya variety. Whether you’re starting your plant family or adding to it, these hand-selected easy plants are perfect for less-than-ideal conditions.

For the Dad Who Could Desperately Use a Spa Day

Vitruvi Move Diffuser
The cordless Move Diffuser allows you to scent every corner of your home. Put it on the coffee table while you’re reading on the couch; set it on the bathroom counter while you’re taking a bath; place it in the hallway when guests come over. No matter where it sits, the Move Diffuser fits.
Nécessaire The Body Exfoliator
The Body Exfoliator is a weekly multi-exfoliation treatment for the skin. Use 1-2 times a week or as desired. Apply all over body. Massage for foam.
Brooklinen Super-Plush Bath Towels
Our bestselling towel weave, Super-Plush is ridiculously soft and luxurious, perfect for turning your bathroom into your dream spa. These towels have a substantial 820 GSM and durable z-twist construction.
Theragun Elite
A smart, ultra-quiet percussive therapy device that works deep to relieve muscle tension, soreness and pain and speed recovery. Our powerful deep muscle treatment, in an ultra-quiet smart percussive therapy device with advanced sound insulation.
Coyuchi Unisex Organic Waffle Robe
The classic spa robe, reinvented. Made from organic cotton in an airy waffle weave, it’s pre-tumbled to be soft from day one and gets more so with every wash. Unisex styling with a streamlined fit that keeps it comfy and flattering with double belt-loops.

For the Practical Picnicker

Rumpl Puffy Outdoor Blanket
Fluff the magic blanket. If you’re ever looking for this very-clever blanket, just look at the intersection of “duvet” and “sleeping bag.” A happy medium between the two, the original outdoor Puffy is packable, portable, and warm as all get-out.
REI Co-op Cool Haul 24 Soft Cooler
It's easy to keep your whole crew happy and hydrated for a campground weekend or epic roadtrip. Just add 10 lbs.

For the One Who Deserves Something Especially Nice This Year

Aura Carver Luxe Digital Photo Frame
Inspired by modernist architecture, the Carver Luxe digital photo frame is elegantly designed, freestanding and engineered with a weighted base giving you a slim, sophisticated aesthetic that pairs with any home decor.
Iittala Aalto Vase
A classic piece that remains a modern Scandinavian design staple to this day. The Iittala Aalto Vase was originally designed by Alvar Aalto in 1936, immediately revolutionizing the art of glassblowing with its intricate, fluid folds of glass.
Girlfriend Collective Relaxed Fit Micro Fleece Hoodie
A recycled and recyclable micro fleece hoodie destined to be your new favorite layer 365 days a year. ...
Breville The Barista Express
Create a great-tasting espresso in less than a minute.

For the Coffee Aficionado

Jot Ultra Coffee
The purest, most concentrated form of liquid coffee in the world. Ultra Coffee is uncommonly smooth, with unmatched clarity of flavor.
Rösle Frother
Whether you're frothing milk for a cappuccino or whipping up a homemade vinaigrette, this versatile tool gets the job done fast, with great results every time. It's engineered with dual speeds to ensure the perfect consistency every time.
Baratza Encore Burr Coffee Grinder
Recommended by coffee experts as *the* go-to entry level grinder for brewing coffee at home. This tried and true grinder has been on the market since 2012 and is our most widely used grinder.

For the New Parent

Thule Changing Bag
Make diaper changes easier with this bag that carries everything you need, including a changing pad, and attaches to your stroller so it's always ready. ...
Miku Pro Smart Baby Monitor With Wall Mount Kit
See what you love. Love what you see. Gain greater awareness of how your baby is breathing and sleeping. Real-time alerts let you hear, see and know of any changes.
Bearaby Cotton Napper
A cool and cozy, highly breathable knitted weighted blanket made heavy with nothing but layer upon layer of natural, organic cotton.

For the One Who Enjoys a Good Mocktail

Ghia Le Spritz
Just like we’re not asking you to choose between burger and fries, moules and frites, or Sonny and Cher, we don’t think you should choose your favorite Spritz.
All Day Cocktails: Low (And No) Alcohol Magic
Enjoy cocktails at any time of day with this collection of fresh, creative low- and no-alcohol recipes.

For the Indoor Athlete

Hydrow Rower
Try Hydrow and all membership benefits from the comfort of your home with the 30-day risk-free home trial.
Outdoor Voices Gift Card
Finding the right gift can be tough. Give the gift of choice with an OV digital gift card! After checkout, the digital gift card code will be sent via email. This code can be used in-store and online.

For the DIYer

Tools: The Ultimate Guide
A must-have compendium for anyone looking to learn about the fascinating world of over 500 essential tools.
Backdrop Digital Gift Card
Know someone who is moving, ready to change their space, or you just want to offer a subtle hint that maybe their backdrop could use a refresh? This gift card is a perfect way to get them started in the new year. ...

For the One Who Loves Family Game Night

Parks Board Game
Encounter the US National Parks in the award-winning, immersive board game, Parks. Hike along a different trail every season, take in the sights, and experience the beauty of our parks in a new way. Get game night on the calendar, hit the trails, and make lasting memories... Happy...
New York Puzzle Company Mushrooms 100 Piece Puzzle
Portabello, shiitake, crimini or chanterelle.
Punderdome: A Card Game for Pun Lovers
One part game, one part conversation starter, you don't need to be a pun master to master Punderdome: the goal is to make bad jokes and have fun along the way.  A player (the prompter for that round) draws two prompt cards from the deck, and then reads the prompts to the rest of the group, who...

For the One With a Good Sense of Humor (and Love of Cured Meats)

Olympia Provisions Salami Bouquet
Say it with salami. Forget a bouquet of flowers—the way to our hearts (and stomachs) is this “bouquet” of incredibly delicious gourmet salami, delivered straight to a loved one’s door all wrapped up in a festive, ribbon-tied arrangement.

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