Most dads aren’t going to tell you what they want for Father’s Day, but the best gifts are a combination of useful, personal and most importantly, fun. Give him something that he’ll actually use but also lets him know that you are tuned into his interests. We’ve rounded up the best gifts for dad from a truffle-infused hot sauce that will make his burgers sing, to sunglasses that will give him instant summer style and an ergonomic chair that will make his work from home days a lot better. With the big day just around the corner, finding the perfect gift just got a lot easier. Scroll down for the gifts that will wow dad on his big day.
For the grill master dad
Wildwood Grilling′s paper-thin cedar wraps are ready for barbecuing. Just soak one in water for 10 to 20 minutes, wrap it around salmon, chicken, lobster or veggies, then tie it all off with a bit of twine and set that goodness on the grill for wood-fired flavor. 16 wraps, $22, food52.com
For the dad who loves his car
D.S. & Durga’s Auto Fragrance Set will freshen dad’s car with scents like ’85 Diesel (saffron and leather), Big Sur After Rain (eucalyptus and fog) and Portable Fireplace (smoky woods). The set of six fragrances is $60. mrporter.com
For the dad who wants a better burger
What do you get when you combine the pungent umami of truffles with the heat of red chilies and a vinegar kick? A combo that will transform your barbecue into a culinary event. TRUFF Truffle-Infused Hot Sauce has a traditional red pepper and vinegar base with a subtle, earthy twist. $72, for a sampler set of three, TRUFF.com
For the dad who needs an instant summer style update
On a quest for the perfect T-shirt for dad? The MR P. striped cotton jersey Breton T-shirt will be his summer go-to. $85, mrporter.com
For the dad who takes wine seriously
L’Atelier du Vin has been creating exclusive wine tools since 1926, and their edgy matte black classic wing corkscrew has been a staple of the brand since 1970. $36, mrporter.com
For the dad who needs a home office upgrade
Modway’s EEI-757 Articulate Ergonomic Mesh Office Chair looks great and provides reliable, ergonomic support. The chair has a breathable mesh back and passive lumbar support. It is generously padded and contoured for comfort. $160.50, amazon.com
For the dad who’s a kid at heart
Byredo’s Treehouse candle is infused with woody notes inspired by architect Takashi Kobayashi’s renowned treehouses in Japan. Made with black wax, the candle blends fragrances of cedar, bamboo, sandalwood, guaiac wood and hay. $85, nordstrom.com
For the dad who needs a dose of cool
You can’t go wrong with a hip pair of black sunglasses. Cubitts matte black Herbrand round frames are fitted with dark gray lenses for an extra cool look. $165, mrporter.com
For the dad on the run
ON’s sharp Cloudswift sock-fit running shoe sports a ribbed lacing cage that locks your foot comfortably to the springy foam sole. $149, nordstrom.com
For the dad who wants to shake up the barbecue
Ooni’s Fyra Pizza Oven makes bubbling hot, homemade pizza in 60 seconds flat. Fyra is powered by eco-friendly wood pellets to create the subtle, smoky flavors of a built-in, wood-fired oven. $249, williams-sonoma.com
For the dad who likes a classic with a twist
A summer hat isn’t just about keeping the sun off your face. Paired with a crisp T-shirt and shorts, artist Jonas Claesson’s reversible camping print bucket hat for Gramicci will take dad’s summer style to the next level of cool. $50, nordstrom.com
For the high-tech dad
Freshen up dad’s run with LARQ’s self-cleaning water bottle. The sleek bottles designed with UV-C LED sanitizing lights will keep him hydrated on his outdoor adventures and keep drinks cold for 24 hours or hot for 12 hours while eradicating germs in 60 seconds. $95, livelarq.com
For the dad who longs for a trip to the Amalfi Coast
Iconic Italian brand Acqua di Parma has been producing fragrances and shaving essentials for men since 1916. The Barbiere Essential Shaving Kit includes Soft Shaving Cream, Refreshing After Shave Emulsion, and the brand’s classic Colonia Eau de Cologne, a citrusy fragrance with notes of lemon, sweet orange, Calabrian bergamot and sandalwood, all packaged in a sunny yellow travel bag. $95, nordstrom.com.
For the dad who lives for the weekend
This canvas and leather barbecue apron is treated with a protective wax coating so it’ll age beautifully over time. The apron features an attached bottle opener and two front pockets that are sturdy enough to hold barbecue tools, utensils or even a cold brew. Embroider dad’s name or a fun phrase like “grill master” for a personalized touch. $89, markandgraham.com.
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