With Father’s Day just around the corner, it’s time to celebrate dad for the great man that he is by showing him how much you really care with perfectly-picked gifts that range from fashionable and pampering to fabulously practical.
So this Father’s Day forget the traditional tie, boring box of chocolates, and common coffee mug, and go big with a great gift that will show dad how dear he is to you. After all, Father’s Day comes but once a year but the fond memories the big guy has shared with you last a lifetime. Which is why it’s time to pull out all the stops for dear old dad, your hubby-turned-daddy, your beloved brother, or that father figure in your life by expressing exactly how much you adore and appreciate him with the “perfect” gift.
From the sensible to the sensational, scroll down below and check out these great gifts for every type of dad that he’ll surely appreciate this Father’s Day.
The sporty-tech surprise
Casio G-Shock Master of G GG1000-1A3 ($320) – give your tech-fanatic Father, military dad, sporty guy, or adventure-loving dad this fashionable and tough-wearing timepiece that will have him grinning with glee this Father’s Day. The G-Shock GG1000-1A3 is a stylishly stunning analog-digital watch with a heavy-duty design that makes a timeless treat that dad will surely appreciate and wear for years to come — and it’s the newest addition to the MASTER OF G MUDMASTER Series, making it an all-new and ultramodern surprise that will make your Father’s heart skip a beat.
Casio’s G-Shock Master of G GG1000-1A3 has a handsome color block design with military-inspired styling featuring a big and bold 3D black face that’s paired with a bright display, sturdy stainless steel buttons, and a textured army green band that’s durable and cool-looking. Its display is clean and very easy-to-read thanks to its neo-brite luminous hands and markers paired with contrasting white numbering and goldish accents, two LCD displays, and metallic bezel, all shielded by mineral glass. Plus, the Master of G GG1000-1A3 has been built-to-last thanks to its shock-, mud-, and water-resistant structure (up to 200M) so dad can play hard and get dirty without worry of damaging it. And it’s been further fortified with cylinder-type guard structures around the buttons with gaskets for shafts that not only make it very easy to operate, but help keep dirt, mud, and sludge from entering the watch so it can withstand the mucky elements and impacts like a true master! Plus, the GG1000-1A3 is packed with Twin Sensor technology featuring a built-in digital compass and thermometer, LED backlight with afterglow, World Time for 38 cities, 4 Daily Alarms and 1 Snooze alarm, a 1/100 Second Stopwatch, a Countdown Timer, and a convenient Low Battery Alert.
Overall, Casio’s G-Shock Master of G GG1000-1A3 is a super-cool and long-lasting timepiece that your dad will enjoy because of it easy-to-navigate features and specialized structure that’s built to withstand dad’s every day wear as well as his outdoor feats so nothing gets in the way of his adventure-packed lifestyle.
Casio G-Shock Master of G GG1000-1A3 retails for $320, and comes in Green (model reviewed and pictured), Sand Beige (GG-1000-1A5), and Black (GG-1000-1A), available at shopcasio.com.
The fashion-forward and functional treat
UGG Men’s Hepner Woven ($140)- treat your dapper dad, fashion-forward father, and the modern man in your life to these dreamy, designer oxfords that perfectly blend sophisticated style with incredible comfort for the ultimate in fashionable-yet-functional footwear. UGG’s Hepner Woven shoes are a sleek and modern interpretation of the classic oxford, delivering a mixed media design that features woven textile combined with soft suede for a fresh yet refined look. The Hepner Woven shoes feature a graphite grey woven textile at the forefront and tongue region that’s handsomely complemented by a lighter grey suede around the upper eyelet area and a chocolate leather wrapping at the heel, all which give it a fine and modern detailing that’s distinguished. The Hepner Woven is further finished with bold and boat-friendly white soles and a Treadlite by UGG™ non-slip outsole which together provide great grip on both wet and dry surfaces. And this awesome oxford comes with two interchangeable shoelaces in a coordinating grey and natural hue that lets dad swap laces to match his mood and style.
UGG’s Hepner Woven is not only fashion-forward but it’s also foot-friendly thanks to its ENERG Comfort System insole which delivers built-in arch support so dad can enjoy all-day comfort. Plus, it’s equipped with enhanced Twinsole technology — a dual insole component that offers two ways to wear the shoe using interchangeable inserts for the ultimate in versatility. The Hepner Woven comes with a premium leather insert that feels light and luxurious so your father can enjoy these slip-ons during spring-to-summer strolls, and a plush UGGpure insert made from premium UGGshearling so dad can enjoy a warm and comfy feel for when the colder weather sets in. Overall, the Men’s Hepner Woven oxfords are a sure-fire way to spoil dad with style and luxury this Father’s Day because they’re modern yet refined shoes that are easily versatile and ultra-comfortable!
UGG Men’s Hepner Woven retails for $140, and is available in Metal (a gorgeous gray combination), and a goes-with-everything Black color. Available at ugg.com.
The grand grooming gift
The Art of Shaving The 4 Elements of the Perfect Shave Full Size Kit ($120) – treat the dapper dad in your life to this all-inclusive shaving set that will bring luxury, style and ease to his grooming routine. The Art of Shaving’s The 4 Elements of the Perfect Shave Full Size Kit is a fabulous Father’s Day gift and the ultimate grooming gift that has everything needed to pamper and polish dad for pre- to post-shaving perfection. What’s more, the 4 Elements of the Perfect Shave Full Size Kit contains four exceptional essentials that follow The Art of Shaving’s perfect shaving principles: Prepare, Lather Up!, Shave, and Moisturize, making it a comprehensive set that will help dad achieve a clean, close shave free from irritations, nicks, cuts, razor bumps and ingrown hairs.
The 4 Elements of the Perfect Shave Full Size Kit contains:
Unscented Pre-Shave Oil (2 oz.)- this soothing emulsion is made from a botanical blend of 100-percent pure essential oils to prepare the skin and soften dad’s beard for a smooth and comfy shave
Unscented Shaving Cream (5 oz.)- this nourishing cream works wonders to soften dad’s beard and hydrate his skin to allow a clean, close shave
Black Pure Badger Shaving Brush- this luxurious and soft shaving brush paired with The Art of Shaving’s Shaving Cream helps to work up a rich, warm lather that penetrates skin for a smooth and professional-quality shaving experience
Unscented After-Shave Balm (3.3 oz.)– this light and comforting treatment soothes dad’s skin and reduces irritation for a pleasurable, pain-free and pampering finishing touch to his shaving ritual
The Art of Shaving’s The 4 Elements of the Perfect Shave Full Size Kit retails for $120, and is available in Unscented, Sandalwood, Ocean Kelp, and Lavender. Available at The Art of Shaving boutiques and theartofshaving.com.
The stylish and super-sporty surprise
Swrve Slim Fit CORDURA Jean ($100)- surprise your modern man, athletic-loving dad, adventurer, cycling, or out-door-loving father with these oh-so-stylish and super-sporty jeans that will give him an ultra-flattering and lean fit that’s highly comfy and moveable along with a well-crafted and durable denim design that’s long-lasting. Swrve’s Slim Fit CORDURA Jeans are sleek, fashionable, and highly-functional — and guaranteed to become your father’s go-to jeans and your man’s must-have pants of the season (and beyond) that are the perfect mix of effortless comfort, polished sophistication, and forward-thinking function. Swrve’s Slim Fit CORDURA Jeans are made from hard-wearing CORDURA® denim that feels like cozy cotton but will withstand all of your dad’s feats and be his partner to ride or play with perfection, always delivering a crazy comfortable fit that’s stretchy, chafe-free, and moveable yet incredibly durable. Swrve’s Slim Fit CORDURA Jeans are built-to-last but have fashion and function in mind, so your dad looks and feels good every step of the way thanks to a low-waist that’s designed to prevent his belt from “digging in”, a higher waist at the backside for extra modesty coverage, and a seamless diamond gusset for the ultimate in comfort. Swrve’s Slim Fit CORDURA Jeans can handle your dad’s busy and sporty lifestyle thanks to its moveable slim-fit styling that’s great for everyday wear, a smooth flat front paired with a logo button and easy-zip YKK metal zipper, two handy front pockets and three back pockets to store small essentials and keep dad hands free — and it’s even equipped with a reflective strip on both inside legs that can be exposed when dad rolls up the cuffs which is cleverly convenient for night-time wear to keep your dad highly visible and safe. Overall, Swrve’s Slim Fit CORDURA Jean is the perfect combination of sporty style and sophistication along with crave-able comfort, stretchy move-ability, and luxurious performance, resulting in the ultimate jean that’s looks and feels good!
Swrve’s Slim Fit CORDURA Jean retails for $100, and is available in Indigo in a variety of sizes and lengths at swrve.us.
The fine fragrance set
Kenneth Cole Mankind Hero Father’s Day Kit ($80, a $105 value)- gift the outdoor-loving dad, the fashionable-yet-fearless father, or the military man in your life this new, oriental fragrance that embodies the essence of the ultimate man and celebrates the bravery behind him. Kenneth Cole Mankind Hero Father’s Day Kit is an extraordinary set that charmingly expresses how much your father means to you — and surrounds his senses with a breath of fresh air that’s luxurious and warm. The Kenneth Cole Mankind Hero Father’s Day Kit contains a 100ml Kenneth Cole Mankind Hero Eau de Toilette Spray, a 100ml after-shave balm, and a 100ml Hair and Body Wash to perfectly pamper dad from head to toe. The Kenneth Cole Mankind Hero fragrance opens with refreshing and zesty notes of Fresh Mountain Air Accord, Italian Lemon, Coriander Seeds, while mid-notes of Plum Wood, Lavender, Clary Sage, and Vanilla Infusion give it a cozy and sensual feel. It is finished with Coumarin, Amber Woods, White Moss, and Musks which balance it out with a warm and woodsy touch. Kenneth Cole Mankind Hero Father’s Day Kit comes gift-ready in a beautiful box that’s black with silver accents — and the inside lid even has a customizable note saying, “Dear…You are a hero because,” so you can personalize a message to the special man and dear dad in your life!
Kenneth Cole Mankind Hero Father’s Day Kit retails for $80, and is available at Macy’s and Macys.com.