If there’s one thing we can agree on at this time of year, it’s how difficult it is to shop for dads. “I don’t need anything,” they say. “Don’t worry about me.” So this Father’s Day, we’ve rounded up 25 finds that capitalize on different lifestyles and interests — sure to please even the mellowest recipient. Because whether it’s for your own father, a longtime in-law or your own partner on behalf of your kids, a personal touch goes a long way when celebrating someone you can always count on.
Handmade in Tofino, British Columbia, this handsome leather camera strap will keep precious equipment secure on the trail. Plus, it’s adjustable and has a shoulder pad for maximum comfort.
Leather Camera Strap, $50,
This retro-style and eco-friendly t-shirt not only looks and feels good, but it also benefits the environment, too. Each piece uses no toxic pesticides and saves 27 gallons of water compared to the average cotton tee.
Men's Boardie Badge Organic Cotton T-Shirt, $45,
Camping enthusiasts, rejoice! This multi-purpose pocket knife — with its gorgeous wooden handle — is an essential for nature lovers, ideal for food prep, whittling and other outdoor activities.
Source: Mountain Equipment Co-op
Opinel Traditional #8 Stainless Steel Knife , $21,
For a quick refresh while camping, these detoxifying shampoo and conditioner bars will do the trick. Just apply the product directly to wet hair for easy use. This cute set comes in a tin, and would be perfect for a gym bag, but the refills are package-less.
Source: Unwrapped Life
The Detoxifier Travel Set (With Tins), $40,
If the man in your life has ever dreamed of making an epic climb, this book is for him. Over 368 pages, this how-to tome is filled training tips, personal experience and scientific data from three of the world’s top uphill athletes.
Training For The Uphill Athlete: A Manual For Mountain Runners And Ski Mountaineers By Kilian Jornet, Steve House And Scott Johnston (Paperback Book Published By Patagonia), $47,
Who says men can’t have a beauty regimen? This refreshing daily face wash is made specifically for men, gently exfoliating the skin, even under scruff or facial hair. Bonus, it’s crafted in Canada!
Vitamin C Facial Wash, $25,
For a little flare to the 9-5 suit, this navy blue floral tie is equal parts polished and playful.
Wide Floral Jacquard Tie, $40,
This classic cologne now comes in deodorant form, exuding the same intoxicating woodsy scent but for a fraction of the price.
Source: Giorgio Armani
Acqua Di Gio Deodorant Stick, $39,
Every nice pair of loafers and leather boots needs a shoe tree to help keep its shape. The sturdy wooden insert and flexible coil string make it adjustable for a range of shoe sizes.
Source: Zara Home
Men's Shoe Tree, $11,
This all-natural cedarwood beard oil is made of eight types of essential oils for optimal hydration, keeping itchiness and dryness at bay.
Source: Rocky Mountain Barber Company
Cedarwood Beard Oil, $20,
Adorned in a hip teakwood exterior, this reusable water bottle keeps beverages cold for up to 24 hours and hot for up to 12 hours.
Teakwood Traveller, $45,
Buzzy luggage brand Away — known for creating stylish and durable pieces for modern travel — has added a sleek leather luggage tag to their roster. Inside each tag is a tracker, so luggage will never get lost.
Tile Luggage Tag, $45,
These plush Venetian slippers — with a warm fleece lining and tan sued exterior — are a travel necessity.
Source: Eddie Bauer
Venetian Slipper, $40,
Fend off airplane jitters 30,000 feet in the sky with this on-the-go Moscow Mule cocktail kit. It contains ginger syrup, a recipe card, jigger, bar spoon and linen coaster — vodka is the only missing ingredient.
Source: Mason Shaker
Carry On Cocktail Kit: The Moscow Mule, $18,
This water-resistant toiletry bag keeps all of his travel essentials stylishly organized. The durable canvas exterior in a dark charcoal hue means accidental spillage is a non-issue.
Source: Herschel Supply Co.
Chapter Carry-On Dopp Kit, $35,
This rich tonic is made in small batches by Southern family-run business
Jack Rudy Cocktail Co. The mix of botanicals and slight bitter taste will make an at-home Gin & Tonic taste restaurant-worthy.
Source: Old Faithful Shop
Jack Rudy Cocktail Co. Tonic, $35,
terrazzo trend is still going strong, and these geometric coasters are no exception. The speckled surface adds visual interest to any coffee table, especially with a ice-cold martini sitting on top.
Anouk Grey Terrazzo Coasters (Set Of 4), $7,
From the Trois-Rivières region of Quebec, these ancient stones will keep his whisky cold without altering the taste.
Whisky Stones (Set Of 6), $50,
No cocktail station is complete without an ice bucket. This stainless steel holder looks modern and elegant beside his other bar accessories.
Source: Shop House & Home
Silver Ice Bucket, $50,
This gilded wine bottle opener boasts a double-hinged arm, five-turn worm and foil cutter, making breaking open a bottle of Pinot a breeze.
Source: Cocktail Emporium
24K Gold Plated Corkscrew, $24,
Barbecue season is upon us, so the special men in your life need the proper attire to fire up the grill at an affordable price. This set of oven mitts, apron and potholder looks extra stylish in a ivory and grey stripe.
Source: Maison Simons
Masculine Stripe Accessories, from $5 to $14,
Whether he is serving an assortment of artisanal cheeses or simply creating a vignette on his kitchen counter, this wooden cutting board is a staple. The leather handle and string adds a masculine touch.
Wooden Cutting Board, $40,
This ultra-cool cookbook is a modern classic, filled with 125 recipes from hip L.A. restaurant
Gjelina. Plus, it’s shot by H&H photographer Michael Graydon and stylist Nik0le Herriott, so we’re a little biased.
Source: Herriott Grace
Gjelina Cookbook, $47,
Finding the balance between quality and durability, this grill tool set has all of the basics he will need for a BBQ feast: tongs, a spatula, fork, brush and four skewers.
Source: The Home Depot
Nexgrill Grill Tool Set (8-Piece), $15,
A beautiful marble mortar and pestle deserves to be left out on display. If he is a cooking aficionado, he will love grinding his own spices.
Coast Mortar & Pestle, $25,
Author: Victoria Christie