88 Thoughtful Father’s Day Gifts for Your Husband That He’ll Love Almost as Much as You
He's not only the world's best dad—he's also the world's best husband. These meaningful Father's Day gift ideas from a wife will show him just how much you love him.
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The best gift for your best guy
Every year for Father’s Day, you help the kids pick out personalized Father’s Day gifts, create cute Father’s Day crafts, and plan fun Father’s Day activities. But Father’s Day gift ideas from a wife or partner are a very different thing. You want your gift to really represent your love and appreciation for him and show that you understand him as a person.
Of course, that’s sometimes easier said than done, especially when you’ve used up all your best gift ideas on birthdays, anniversaries, and other holidays. That’s why we’ve put together this list of unique gifts that he’ll love, whether he’s an outdoorsman, a golfer, a cook, a puzzler, or just your favorite person in the world. There are gifts for men in every price range, and if you need more suggestions, or you’re still shopping for the other dads in your life, browse through our comprehensive Father’s Day gift guide, which even includes last-minute Father’s Day gifts.
How can I make my husband’s Father’s Day special?
Father’s Day is a special occasion that deserves a special gift. Go beyond the traditional necktie with a personalized gift he’ll treasure—think photo books or framed photos of him with the little ones who gave him his title. Or maybe you want to give him something to remind him he’s still the same person he was before he became a dad. You can even give him one of these books about dads to remind him he’s part of a pretty cool club. And if your husband is a first-time father, make this Father’s Day extra special by getting him one of these first Father’s Day gifts in addition to these Father’s Day gift ideas from a wife to a husband.
For showing him how much you love him
Sunday Citizen XO Pillow Set
These X and O pillows go together like, well, you and your hubby. Super soft and cozy, they’re filled with memory foam to adapt to your individual shapes, so they’re always a welcoming place to rest your head. Whether you’re watching TV in bed or cuddling on the couch with scented candles lit for atmosphere, this romantic set turns any space into a love nest.
For the vinyl collector
Yamaha MusicCast Vinyl 500 Wi-Fi Turntable
If he’s into vinyl records, his favorite tech gift of the year will be a MusicCast Vinyl 500 Wi-Fi Turntable, which gives this old-school medium a modern spin. This Yamaha turntable can stream his records and music services—via Wi-Fi Bluetooth, AirPlay 2, or Spotify Connect—with no wires attached and no receiver required. It even has voice control as well as an app, so he can geek out on today’s technology even as he streams sounds from 30 years ago.
For the pickleball player
Rally Flare Graphite Two-Paddle Bundle
Get him into the fastest-growing sport in the country: pickleball! This beginner set from Rally Flare comes with two high-quality paddles with covers, plus four pickleballs, so you can play together. Pickleball is easy to learn and so much fun, and it’s a great activity to do as a couple, making this a surprisingly romantic gift. If you have another gift in mind for your hubby, consider this as a present from the kids—add a father-daughter or father-son quote to the card to express just how much they love spending time with the old man.
For the whisky connoisseur
Nikka Days Blended Whisky
Anyone can appreciate funny drinking quotes, but it takes a refined palate to fully savor the delicate blend of mellow grains and slightly peated malts in this silky, fruity, artisanal whisky from the father of Japanese whisky, Masataka Taketsuru. Whether he drinks it neat, on the rocks, in a simple highball, or in a refreshing cocktail, he’s sure to enjoy every sip.
For the home chef
Instant Vortex Plus 6-Quart Stainless Steel Air Fryer
How does an air fryer work, exactly? Does it even matter, when it crisps potatoes to perfection, sizzles coconut shrimp, and melts grilled cheese into ooey-gooey goodness? The Instant Vortex Plus 6-Quart Stainless Steel Air Fryer is a six-in-one kitchen gadget that air-fries, roasts, broils, bakes, reheats, and dehydrates. It has a ClearCook window that lets him check his food without opening the basket, and OdorErase air filters remove odors, so he can eat his fish sticks without smelling them for a week.
For the ice cream lover
McConnell’s Fine Ice Creams Dads and Grads Bundle
Here’s the scoop: If he loves nothing more than parking himself in front of the TV with a pint of ice cream and a spoon, the gift of his dreams will be the Dads and Grads bundle from McConnell’s. It includes five pints of fan favorites: Salted Caramel Chip, Chocolate Chocolate Chocolate, Sea Salt Cream and Cookies, Coffee, and Toasted Coconut Chip. Or you can put together your own bundle with flavors like Peppermint Stick and Eureka Lemon and Marionberries. Add a pint for yourself, because there are no guarantees he’ll share. Don’t forget to add a heartfelt Father’s Day message in the card!
For the traveling techie
Bellroy Tech Kit
If his cords are always getting tangled and he can’t find his chargers or earbuds, this great-looking tech kit will be a lifesaver. Optimized for larger accessories and extra bits, it offers lots of dedicated pockets and spaces to hold everything in place and keep it all organized. It even zips out flat for easy access. Available in five colors, it’s made from recycled woven fabric, so it’s also good for the planet. When you wrap it up nicely with a bow and a card, be sure to include one of these loving Father’s Day quotes for husbands.
For the homebody
Ugg Ascot Slippers
Boasting all the cushy comfort you’d expect from Ugg, these best-selling men’s slippers will immediately become his favorites. The Ascot Slippers come in five go-with-anything neutrals and have a loafer-like design that’ll make him want to wear them outdoors as well. Luckily, thanks to the rubber sole, he can.
For the softie
Cozy Earth Ultra-Soft Bamboo Jogger Pant
Can’t stand those ancient sweatpants of his? Instead of bugging him, simply present him with Cozy Earth’s Ultra-Soft Bamboo Joggers and watch how quickly he ditches the old ones. Nobody does comfort like Cozy Earth, and these joggers will become his everyday wear. Made of super-soft, bamboo-based fabric, they are so comfortable, they could just as easily be called loungers. For total style, add the coordinating pullover crew. He’ll want them both in all five colors. If you want something equally cozy, check out these loungewear sets. (Hey, you deserve a little something for finding one of the most perfect Father’s Day gift ideas from a wife!)
For the indoor gardener
Rise Gardens Personal Garden
He doesn’t need a lot of space or even a green thumb to grow his own food with this indoor hydroponic garden. He can grow up to eight plants at once, from leafy salad greens to fragrant herbs. It comes with eight seed pods, but you can add extras, choosing from more than 60 seeds. The mobile app will teach him how to plant and harvest his pesticide-free garden. Get ready to eat so much healthier, then check out other container garden ideas that’ll keep his green thumb busy.
For the luxury lover
State Cashmere Mock-Neck Quarter Button Polo Sweater
You know that old sweatshirt of his you’ve been trying to convince him to get rid of? Here’s the replacement he’s been waiting for. Made of 100 percent Inner Mongolian Cashmere, this mock-neck, quarter-button sweater is softer and comfier than his old favorite and comes in seven colors. With a pop of color in the form of elbow patches, it oozes style. Another thing to love: The company focuses on environmental sustainability, the ethical treatment of animals, and paying its shepherds fair wages. Have a dad who could use one too? Add a second to your cart, as this also makes a great Father’s Day gift from daughters and sons.
For the man who wants to hold on to his money
Parker Clay Meskel Square Zip Wallet
Instead of stuffing his cash and credit cards in his pockets, he’ll be relieved to get everything organized in Parker Clay’s beautiful Meskel square wallet, which even zips around to keep his valuables safe. Crafted from premium vegetable-tanned, full-grain Ethiopian leather, each wallet provides four hours of employment to at-risk women in Ethiopia, making this a gift that truly gives back.
Best for the picnicker
Nipomo Marea Blanket
He’ll want to keep this beauty in his car for impromptu picnics, even if he’s just grabbing fast food to go and eating it in a park. The oversized blanket can fit two to four people and is handmade by skilled artisans in Mexico using traditional Mexican weaving methods. It comes with a handmade leather strap, so it can be rolled up and easily toted to his favorite outdoor—or indoor—spot.
For the business traveler
Rollink Flex Vega Cabin Suitcase
If he refuses to check a bag and is determined to travel as lightly as possible, Rollink’s Flex Vega Cabin Suitcase is the luggage for him. It weighs in at five pounds and holds three to four days’ worth of clothes. Best of all, it collapses to about two inches thick, so it can be stored pretty much anywhere. The suitcase features a durable polycarbonate hard shell and smooth, gliding wheels, and it’s scratch, water, and impact resistant. For the business traveler, it’s kind of a miracle. Looking for more goods for on the go? Check out our list of the best gifts for travelers.
For casual style
Mizzen and Main Leeward No Tuck Dress Shirt
He’s made it clear that he doesn’t like getting dressed up, but sometimes he just needs to take off the tee. Although the Leeward No Tuck Dress Shirt is appropriate for any gussied-up occasion, it doesn’t feel like a dress shirt. It’s so much more comfortable, and it looks elegant even untucked. Made of performance fabric that’s wrinkle resistant and quick drying, it can go anywhere with him.
For the guy who could use a hug
Bearaby Hugget Knot Pillow
Substitute that knot in his neck and shoulders for this tension-relieving knot pillow from Bearaby, the maker of some of the best weighted blankets. Hand-knotted from plant-based natural rubber foam and encased in 100 percent organic cotton, it’s gently weighted to deliver therapeutic sensory and stress relief. It’s available in five soothing colors and three sizes. He’ll want one in every room.
For the dapper guy
Robert Barakett Georgia Crew
Crisp look, buttery feel, instant favorite—that sums up the signature Georgia Crew from Robert Barakett. Made from 100 percent USA-grown Pima cotton, it’s perfect as a dressy T-shirt or paired with weekend joggers. It comes in black, white, and blue night, and sizes S to XXXL.
For the home cook
Our Place Always Pan
A pan might not rank among the sexiest Fathers Day gift ideas from a wife, but the Always Pan isn’t just a pan. It’s actually designed to replace eight different pieces of cookware, and it’s a huge sensation. It constantly sells out, is an Oprah favorite, and is a must-have for anyone who likes to cook. It comes in 11 hot hues to brighten any kitchen and may inspire him to make dinner for you on a regular basis.
For the golfer
Ghost Golf Magnetic Golf Towel
Golfers love this best-selling Pro Tour–size magnetic microfiber towel because it makes cleaning so easy and convenient. It features a waffle weave pattern that cleans golf clubs and balls quickly and effectively, leaving no residue. And the absorbent fabric will retain moisture for an entire round of golf. The only problem: He’ll no longer be able to use dirty equipment as an excuse for missed shots. (Psst! This also makes a wonderful Father’s Day gift for stepdads.)
For the enlightened man
Whether he likes to go camping or just needs light to read by in bed, he’ll appreciate this beautifully designed LED lantern, which features different colors and tones for different settings. It’s lightweight and water resistant, and he can choose from fluctuating candlelight, a natural amber glow, or warm white illumination. It’s also perfect for a romantic dinner outdoors—and he’s likely to light up when he sees it.
For staying in his comfort zone
Travis Mathew Cloud Quarter Zip 2.0
This oh-so-cozy fleece quarter-zip shirt is the perfect layering piece, and he can wear it by itself or over a T-shirt for extra warmth. It has a flattering form-fitting silhouette but enough stretch to let him move around—though he’ll feel so at ease that he may just want to lounge. And while he might object to twinning with his dad, it should be noted that this pullover is a pretty great gift for fathers-in-law too.
For the New Yorker
New York Puzzle Co. The New Yorker Lobsterman’s Special 1,000-Piece Puzzle
If he has stacks of The New Yorker piling up, he will really enjoy putting together the pieces of the August 4, 1997, magazine cover by artist Bruce McCall. The illustration on the 1,000-piece puzzle features lobsters sitting in a restaurant with a tank of live humans in the background. Talk about food for thought!
For the desk worker
If your guy spends 90 percent of his time hunched over a computer, he’ll appreciate a machine that can loosen those tight muscles. The Theragun Mini is the portable, ergonomic answer to his neck, back, and shoulder pain—any muscle pain, really. With three speeds and 150 minutes of battery life in his hands, he’s just a self-massage away from a deep, relaxed aah. For more presents that do a body good, browse these self-care gifts.
For the snacker
Eastern Standard Provisions “All You Knead Is Love” Box
There’s nothing like a warm, salty, soft pretzel to put a smile on his face—especially when it’s from the artisanal makers at Eastern Standard Provisions. Handcrafted from all-natural, non-GMO ingredients, these yummy pretzels are vegan, kosher, and likely to become his new obsession. The “All You Knead Is Love” gift set includes four of the brand’s signature Wheelhouse soft pretzels, six Turnbuckle soft pretzel sticks, two FourSeam soft pretzel buns, and one bag of One-Timer soft pretzel bites—plus five different gourmet salt packs. Named to pay tribute to the Beatles, this gift is sure to be a hit.
For the swimmer
Kenny Flowers Bossitano Swim Trunks
This cheery lemon print turns a day at the beach into a vacation in Positano, Italy. It’s got such a carefree, confident attitude that it’s no wonder Mr. Margaritaville himself, Jimmy Buffett, is a fan. Triple-stitched for durability and strength, these swim trunks have an elastic waistband with a drawstring closure, a stretch mesh lining, and four handy pockets. There are even women’s swimsuits to match, which just may be enough reason to book those flights to the Amalfi coast. (And yeah, this is a list of Father’s Day gift ideas from a wife, but that doesn’t mean you can’t treat yourself too.)
For the adventurer
Gregory Juxt 28 Backpack
Electronics and adventure are a challenging mix. But by incorporating the high-performance carrying comfort for which it’s celebrated, Gregory created a backpack that makes the two easy to combine. The Juxt 28 pack is designed for all-day comfort, wherever his day takes him, and it comes with a removable, padded electronics caddy to hold his laptop, tablet, and accessories. The pack protects his gear with a weather-resistant padded front panel, and it’s definitely the best way to mix business and pleasure.
For the music lover
Lexon Mino Plus Bluetooth Speaker
This may be the sleekest, most beautiful speaker you’ve ever seen—it even won the prestigious Red Dot Product Design Award—and it’s super affordable, ringing in at just $30. So go ahead and buy a few for him. The Lexon Mino Plus speaker comes in five gorgeous colors, and he can keep them in different rooms or pair them up for double the sound performance. This little beauty doesn’t just rely on its looks, though. Its sound quality is impressive, especially for such a compact speaker, and it provides three hours of play anywhere or continuous play when placed on a wireless charging station. Here are more cool tech gifts he’ll love—and you’ll love to borrow.
For the backyard man
SpaceMaker Steel Deck Box
If your guy likes to spend time in the yard, a deck box is essential. Made of galvanized steel to resist corrosion and rust, this outdoor storage bench from ShelterLogic safely and securely houses garden supplies and cushions, outdoor gear, tools, and accessories for the pool and patio. Many fans use it as a safe keeper for birdseed—pesky squirrels and raccoons have zero chance of breaking in. The basket-weave pattern mimics rattan and comes in sleek espresso or anthracite to match almost any outdoor decor.
For Netflix and chilling
Dash SmartStore Stirring Popcorn Maker
Movie buffs who like their cinema with snacks will be all over this adorable popcorn maker, which pops up to 24 cups of movie theater–style popcorn in minutes. It works with any size kernels, has a built-in measuring cup, and features a vented cover that doubles as a butter-melting tray. Storage is a breeze too: The lid and base stack together, saving you cabinet space. He may never want to go out to a movie theater again! Put it to immediate good use by snuggling up and watching one of these great Father’s Day movies.
For the well-dressed man
Leovici Dress Shirt
When your sharp dresser is ready to ditch the quarantine duds, he’ll clean up real nice in a five-star-rated Leovici dress shirt. This classic button-down has all the styling details of top brands—including slim-fit tailoring and a refined, soft weave—but it’s made from polyester and spandex, so it’s comfortably stretchy, moisture wicking, and even machine washable. One fan raves, “Be careful buying this because it’ll make you throw out all of your old dress shirts.”
For the guy with a sense of humor
Brass Monkey “It’s What’s Inside That Counts” Pocket Flask
He’ll get a good laugh (and a few good swigs) out of this sleek black flask, a gag gift he’ll actually use. Small enough to fit into a pocket, it holds six ounces of his beverage of choice and is a great conversation piece. Brass Monkey is a fun new company that makes well-designed products with a wink. He may want to avoid scrolling through their wares while enjoying his new flask or risk spitting his drink out of his nose while LOL-ing.
For the man who hates shopping
Revtown Men’s Crate
So, about those dad jeans… The Men’s Crate from the jean-iuses at Revtown is the fastest—and most comfortable—way to a wardrobe makeover. It comes with two pairs of jeans, two shirts, and a T-shirt, all in his favorite styles and colors. Revtown is known for its Italian performance denim, which offers the fashion sense of designer jeans with enough stretch to feel like sweatpants or pajamas. Plus, the site’s “digital tailor” ensures a perfect fit.
For the cuddler
Pendleton National Park Blanket
Pendleton blankets tend to become family heirlooms, and it’s easy to see why. Like all the brand’s blankets, this one is woven in an American mill from pure virgin wool. The deep blue shade is a hat tip to the waters of Crater Lake—a woven Crater Lake National Park label features an image of the landmark—and the colorful stripes are cheerfully classic. The (optional) monogram turns this into the perfect personalized Father’s Day gift, and best of all, a portion of all national park blanket sales goes to the National Parks Foundation.
For the household handyman
Frontgate Ultralight Slimline 2 Step Stool
For as often as he uses a step stool, you should really get him the best—and that’s the Ultralight Slimline from Frontgate. It’s lightweight and easy to store, and it’s super sturdy, with a nonslip platform for extra stability. It comes in a variety of sizes, and just look at the color choices! They’re so beautiful, you might want to keep it on display, not hide it in a closet.
For the breakfast-obsessed
Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker
He’ll happily skip the fast-food drive-through once he’s tried this incredible little machine, which makes his favorite breakfast sandwiches in about five minutes. He can fill the various layers with the fresh ingredients of his choice to craft morning masterpieces like a traditional English muffin with egg, cheese, and ham, or a croissant with cheddar, apple, bacon, and egg—two of 25 recipes featured on the Hamilton Beach website. Once he has this kitchen gadget, just watch how quickly he gets out of bed in the morning!
For the serious chef
Built Ultimate Grip Oven Mitt
Serious cooks need serious tools, so gift your home chef this Ultimate Grip Oven Mitt, which fits like a glove but protects like a shield. The silicone exterior is textured for extra gripping power, and the insulated neoprene lining keeps hands and fingertips safe and secure from temperatures up to 500 degrees. Made by Built, creator of the iconic neoprene two-bottle wine tote, this best seller comes in charcoal or red.
For the host with the most
Backyard Discovery 100-Quart Outdoor Cooler
It’s like the man cave grew up and moved outside. That’s how he’ll feel when he lays eyes on Backyard Discovery’s handsome outdoor cooler in stained Indonesian acacia wood. The spacious compartment keeps beverages chilled for eight hours, and the statement piece features a sturdy block surface for prepping and serving, mounted towel racks, a built-in bottle opener, a lower rack for storage, wheels with locking casters, and a removable liner for easy cleaning. Summer barbecues are definitely in your future!
For the guy who stays the course
True All Day Knit II Golf Shoes
It’s hard to believe these are golf shoes because they’re so cool. True has changed the look of the game, and the All Day Knit II is the brand’s most popular style because of its sock-fit feel and all-day comfort. The shoes are lightweight and breathable, with increased flexibility, durability, and a new super foam midsole. Available in nine colors, they ensure that no one will make fun of your man’s golf apparel ever again. While you’re shopping, be sure to grab a sweet card—or save cash by selecting one of these free printable Father’s Day cards.
For the man who’s a little salty
Chef’n SaltBall Grinder
Why settle for ordinary table salt from a shaker when you can kick the flavor up a notch with freshly ground sea salt? Just fill the Chef’n SaltBall Grinder with the artisanal salt of your choice, then gently squeeze the levers—only one hand needed!—to release those flakes of deliciousness onto your food. Mealtimes will never be the same.
For the guy who needs to stay connected
WeBoost Drive Reach
There’s nothing more frustrating than being on the road and not being able to get a cell signal, but with this car gadget, you can help him stay connected wherever he goes. The handy WeBoost Drive Reach takes existing cell signals and amplifies them to replace dropped calls and slow data speeds with a strong, consistent signal. This can be lifesaving in an emergency, but it also makes everyday life easier, especially since the device boosts the cell signal for multiple users, making it great for keeping the kids occupied in the back seat on road trips. WeBoost also offers Drive Reach RV for mobile RVs.
For the heart-smart man
AliveCor KardiaMobile Six-Lead Personal EKG
The world’s only FDA-cleared, six-lead personal EKG, the KardiaMobile offers six times the heart data to help Dad and his doctor better care for his ticker. It can take a medical-grade EKG anytime, anywhere, and gives results in just 30 seconds. Compatible with most Android and iOS smartphones and tablets, it’s super easy to use: He just has to place his fingers on the top two electrodes and touch the bottom electrode to his left ankle or leg. Results can be saved on his phone or sent to his doctor, and they can be used to track his heart activity over time. This is a simple way for the man who has your heart to care for his own.
For the hungry puzzler
Galison Noodles for Lunch 500-Piece Jigsaw Puzzle
Featuring 35 Instagram-worthy images of some of Southeast Asia’s most scrumptious noodle dishes, this 500-piece puzzle will whet his appetite—for more jigsaw puzzles! Photographed by designer and world traveler Troy Litten, these noodle-laden bowls will motivate Dad to keep going until he’s put together every last piece, at which point you might want to reward him with some real-life noodles.
For the do-it-yourselfer
Worx Worxsaw Compact Circular Saw
Make it easy for him to accomplish that honey-do list with the compact Worxsaw from Worx. It lets him cut two-by-fours in a single pass and is also great for metal, tile, and plastic. Lightweight and easily maneuverable, it makes chores fun and fast, and it’s the perfect gift for DIYers.
For the man who lives in tees
Boody Crew Neck T-Shirt
He may own lots of T-shirts, but once he tries on this one, he’s likely to replace them all. Boody’s Crew Neck is made of sustainable bamboo viscose, which means it’s ultra cooling and feels luxuriously soft. It has a flattering, slim fit and works just as well at the gym or as an undershirt as it does solo with jeans or chinos. It’s a real upgrade from a basic tee. When gift-giving time is over, regale him with these hilarious dad jokes.
For the runner
Allbirds Tree Dasher 2
With the comfort, style, and sustainability of his everyday Allbirds, the Tree Dasher 2—tested by athletes over a yearlong period—was born to run. They’re lightweight, breathable, supportive, cushiony, and machine washable, and like all Allbirds, they minimize odors. These shoes (made from trees!) are so comfortable, he’ll be racking up the miles in no time.
For the home barista
Zulay Kitchen Milk Boss Original Milk Frother
A must-have gift for coffee lovers, this brilliant little milk frother adds a professional touch to his favorite drink. Its ability to make rich, creamy froth in seconds has led to more than 23,000 rave reviews on Amazon, putting it among our list of the best gifts on Amazon. It works on all types of milk, is easy to clean and store, and is beautifully designed in more than two dozen eye-popping colors. The Milk Boss will easily become his new favorite toy, and every drink he makes for you will now be topped with foamy goodness.
For the guy with the weight of the world on his shoulders
Ostrichpillow Heated Neck Wrap
These are stressful times, and he could use a little something to loosen the tight muscles in his neck and shoulders. Ostrichpillow is all about self-care, and the company’s soft, soothing neck wrap provides gentle pressure and calming warmth to relieve tension instantly. He can heat it in the microwave or cool it in the freezer for a post-workout chill. With its light pressure-point stimulation, it acts as weighted therapy while he’s sitting at his desk or watching TV.
For the dreamer
Nest Bedding Organic Cotton Luxury Bed Sets
For the man who deserves a good night’s sleep, what could be better than bedding from Nest? The name itself calls up images of comfort and coziness—images these organic cotton sheets definitely live up to. The eco-friendly gift set comes with a flat sheet, a fitted sheet, and two pillowcases, and you can add extra pillowcases as well as a duvet cover and shams. He’ll want it all because the 300-thread-count cotton just gets softer with each washing. The only thing he won’t want is to get out of bed.
For the pizza connoisseur
Lou Malnati’s Deep-Dish Pizzas
Lou Malnati’s is synonymous with Chicago-style deep-dish pizza and pretty much defines the category. Even if you live far from the Windy City, you can get these legendary Lou Malnati pies delivered right to your door to surprise your pizza-loving husband. Goldbelly’s package includes four handmade pizzas of his choice, made from scratch with mozzarella cheese, vine-ripened plum tomatoes, and fresh toppings layered upon a flaky, buttery crust. Each nine-inch pizza serves two adults. In theory.
For the practical guy
Staheekum Waterproof Ankle Boot
What’s a little rain when he’s got these 100 percent waterproof boots to keep his feet dry? Made for comfort, these stylish Staheekum ankle boots will keep the water out and keep him from slipping. They’re made for umbrella weather, but they’ll also look great on a sunny day.
For the guy who likes to mix it up
Chefman Electric Food Chopper
This new, state-of-the-art machine is small but mighty and lets him chop, blend, puree, dice, and mince with consistent and even results. Intuitive and versatile, the all-in-one electric food chopper will turn him into the chef he’s always wanted to be, whether he’s making guacamole for the big game or just crushing ice for his favorite cocktail.
For the wannabe golfer
Selfie Golf Record Golf Swing
Help him analyze his swing with Selfie Golf’s Record Golf Swing training aid, which was named a “best product” by the PGA. The clip system is easy to set up, fits with standard alignment rods and golf clubs, and works with all golf stand bags and tour bags. It adapts to all cell phone sizes to give him the best views so he can finally see what he’s doing wrong. Best of all, you’ll no longer have to be the one taking video for him—and being blamed for his bad shot—which is a gift for both of you. At under $35, it’s one of the best Father’s Day deals around.
For the man who needs to get organized
Iron and Grain Leather Co. Personalized Leather Valet Tray
Amazon Handmade is a unique place to shop for the special people in your life who deserve a one-of-a-kind gift, and it keeps things easy for you, since it’s sold on Amazon. Everything here is created by an indie maker whose passion and talent are evident in each handcrafted piece. This leather valet tray, which comes in half a dozen rich colors, is the epitome of form and function. It will hold his keys, his phone, his watch—all the things he tends to lose—in one lovely place. What really sets it apart and makes it one of a kind, though, is that you can personalize it. Iron and Grain will engrave a name, an important date, a quote, or any other meaningful words that will make this something he’ll treasure forever.
For the outdoorsman
Outdoor Research MicroGravity AscentShell Jacket
Weather should never keep him from enjoying his favorite outdoor activities. Outdoor Research’s AscentShell technology makes this good-looking rain jacket 100 percent waterproof and windproof, and an internal “stormflap” keeps out rain and snow. The MicroGravity AscentShell Jacket also boasts advanced breathability for temperature regulation, offers unrestricted movement, and is packed with features like a helmet-compatible hood, carabiner loop, key clip, and so much more.
For the grill master
Cuisinart Full-Coverage Heat-Resistant Grill Gloves
Because the grill is one place he doesn’t want to feel the burn, Cuisinart’s flame-resistant gloves will protect his hands and arms from heat up to 572 degrees. They work for both righties and lefties and feature a silicone overlay to provide a strong, nonslip grip when grabbing pans and hot handles. They’ll become one of the grill accessories he reaches for again and again—and you may want to borrow them to use in the kitchen as well.
For the homebody
MagicLinen Waffle Blanket
The grown-up version of a security blanket, this handcrafted linen-cotton waffle blanket from MagicLinen is simply irresistible. It’s the perfect weight for summer nights but may not stay on the bed for long—he’ll constantly use it while chilling on the couch or watching TV in his chair. It’s stonewashed for maximum softness, and the waffle-weave fabric makes it extra cozy. It’s a hug in blanket form.
For the podcast listener
JLab JBuds Air Icon True Wireless Signature Bluetooth Earbuds and Charging Case
There is so much to love about the JBuds Air Icon earbuds, from the sound quality and the fact that they automatically charge when they’re placed in their case (which is included) to their shockingly affordable price. With more than 8,300 five-star reviews on Amazon, these may be the best budget earbuds out there. Plus, they’re sweat- and water-resistant and have a Bluetooth playtime of more than 24 hours. You may actually want to buy a pair for every member of the family.
For the cook
Ninja Foodi Smart Indoor Grill with Air Fryer
No need for him to miss half a year of grilling because of weather conditions. He can do it all on this amazing Ninja Foodi Smart indoor countertop grill. It sears, sizzles, and crisps, uses technology to achieve perfect doneness with the touch of a button, and even comes with its own air fryer. The extra-large grill grate fits up to six steaks, up to 24 hot dogs, and main dishes and sides, so it’s great for family meals or entertaining, and it even provides char marks and flavors. The device handles six different cooking functions—it grills, air crisps, bakes, roasts, broils, and dehydrates—making it a highly coveted item for the home cook.
For the man who sees life through rose-colored glasses
Christopher Cloos Paloma Sunglasses
When the future’s so bright that he has to wear shades, choose this classic style, which is a best seller for so many reasons. Paying tribute to the French Riviera’s Paloma Beach, a favorite vacation destination of Pablo Picasso, the vintage frames have a timeless quality and endless style. It’s appropriate that they come in this understated champagne color because he’ll feel like toasting you for getting him such a cool gift. If you’re also in the market for a new pair, browse our roundup of the best sunglasses with UV protection.
For the timekeeper
Personalization Mall Timeless Message Leather Watch Box
This beautiful vegan leather box will keep his watches safe and organized, so he’ll always know where they are. Individual felt-lined compartments hold up to five watches, which are easily visible through the glass top. To make it even more special, that glass top comes personalized with your choice of four timely quotes, his name, and a closing sentiment.
For the aspiring chef
Made In Eight-Inch Chef Knife
The right knives make the chef, and this one is so versatile, it can expertly slice, dice, chop, mince, debone, and even score dough. Like all Made In knives, the eight-inch chef knife is full tang and fully forged, which means it’s made from one solid piece of stainless steel, from the tip to the hilt, for superior cutting. Serve these up with some totally relatable Father’s Day memes.
For the chocoholic
Vosges Haut-Chocolat Dalmore Scotch-Infused Chocolate Collection
If he’s into booze and chocolate pairings, this gift will be like a dream come true. Vosges Haut-Chocolat has combined the two, infusing the brand’s beloved chocolate with the Dalmore, a one-of-a-kind single-malt Scotch whisky, for a rich, layered treat. The dark chocolate ganache with a white chocolate shell and edible 23-karat gold leaf is made even more decadent by the soft vanilla and honey notes of the luxurious 18-year-old malt. The dark chocolate, candied orange, and raw wildflower honey truffle and the dark chocolate and spiced ginger crumb truffle are equally as tempting. This special Dalmore Scotch-Infused Chocolate Collection celebrates a marriage almost as special as yours.
For the guy who’s da bomb
Levenger Bomber Jacket Leather Vertical Bi-Fold Wallet
Made of luxurious pebbled leather, the slim Bomber Jacket Bi-Fold Wallet is a nod to his favorite bomber jacket and is as tough and reliable as the World War II fighter pilots who made it an icon. It features four credit card slots, room for cash, and additional pockets for receipts and other cards. All that, and it manages to easily slip into a pocket. Available in black or mocha, it gets better with age—just like him. If your hubby’s more concerned with security than style, opt for one of these RFID-blocking wallets instead.
For the fire-starter
Cutting Edge Firewood Hickory Firewood Box
Come on, baby, light his fire with everything he needs to create a cozy, romantic fireside experience. This unique company provides the best firewood available—it’s kiln-dried at 12 times the USDA standard, so it lights easily and burns brighter and longer, with less smoke. Hickory, the company’s best seller, features a nostalgic aroma and a crackle that invokes a sense of comfort, and this gift box comes with fire starters, kindling, matches, and firewood. Bring on the chilly nights!
For the casual dresser
Tomorrows Laundry Luxury Subscription Box
With this subscription box, he’ll always have fresh new basics of the highest quality and style. Just fill in his size, color, and fit preferences, and every month he’ll receive a Tomorrows Laundry box filled with two tees or one hoodie—a minimum $120 value for only $75 per month. All items come in preshrunk, machine-washable 100 percent cotton in a variety of sophisticated neutrals. They look stylish and are super comfy, and you can bet he’ll be excited for his new shipment each month.
For the frequent flier
Away Compression Socks
Compression socks are a must for flying, which is why travel company Away just introduced this pair as part of its new Travel Accessories collection. Away Compression Socks improve blood flow, crucial if he’s sitting for hours in the air. These are especially comfortable, dry quickly, and feature anti-odor technology, so he can slip off his shoes with no complaints from anyone.
For the guy on the cutting edge
Misen Steak Knives
Misen is all about providing well-priced, high-performance kitchen gear—like these sleek steak knives. Sharp and capable of smoothly cutting into even the most well-done steaks, they’re comfortable to hold and add a striking touch to any table. Available in sets of four and eight, they also come in half a dozen colors. He will be thrilled to finally have knives that live up to his grilling masterpieces. Still shopping for the other men in your life? Check out these Father’s Day gifts for Grandpa.
For the sun worshipper
Ibkül Sun-Protective Cooling T-Shirt
If he’s spending a lot of time in the sun after being cooped up all year, switch out his old tees for this crew neck T-shirt with superior UPF 50+ sun protection. It’s made with fabric that converts sweat into cooling energy, keeping him five degrees cooler on hot, humid days. The stretchy, flat-weave fabric is ready for any activity, from tennis to golf to hiking, and it’s soft, fast drying, and moisture wicking, so he can comfortably stay outside for as long as he likes.
For the man with sole
Oofos OOmg Low Shoe
For anyone with any kind of foot pain, the OOmg Low Shoe is a game changer. In fact, this pair of walking shoes will actually let him get back in the game. Using proprietary technology, Oofos makes recovery footwear that absorbs 37 percent more impact than traditional foam materials and reduces energy exertion in the ankles by 47 percent when compared with competitors. Put simply, his feet won’t hurt, and he’ll feel like a new man.
For the guy who’s all about comfort
Duer No Sweat Pant Relaxed Fit
Because, sadly for him, he can’t always go out in his sweatpants, Duer came up with these No Sweat Pants, which amp up the style but keep the same comfort level. They have a polished look but feature stretch, so he can bike to work in them and stay in them all day. Lightweight and breathable, the innovative fabric combines the natural touch of cotton, the flexibility of spandex, and the moisture-wicking and antibacterial properties of eucalyptus-derived Tencel. They’re so comfortable, he’ll even wear them around the house.
For the beachcomber
Reef Cushion Phantom LE Sandal
He won’t need any encouragement to take a walk along the shore once he’s tried these cushy leather flip-flops. Reef is all about beach vibes, but it has designed every piece of its relaxed footwear with anatomical arch support, heel cupping, and a spongy rubber outsole to support him wherever he goes. Because there’s no break-in period, Cushion Phantom LE Sandals are ready for his next adventure as soon as he takes them out of the box.
For the guy who goes to the game just for the hot dogs
Feltman’s of Coney Island Original Hot Dog Bundle
If he’s a true hot dog aficionado, he’s already a fan of Feltman’s of Coney Island, the inventors of the original hot dog. Using Charles Feltman’s original spice blend recipe from 1867, the 100 percent natural, all-beef hot dogs are smoked in a tasty lamb casing and contain no nitrates or artificial ingredients. The Original Bundle comes with three six-packs of the iconic hot dogs and two bottles of Feltman’s zingy mustard. If the world is going to the dogs, these are the dogs to go to.
For the gardener
Fiskars Harvesting Basket
This innovative harvesting basket makes it easy for him to collect, transport, and clean the produce he’s grown and cart around the gardening tools he needs. One side is enclosed, and the other acts as a colander, so he can separate food from tools and washed food from unwashed food. Like all Fiskars products, the basket—part of the brand’s new Food Gardening collection—is designed to make life easier and more beautiful.
For the guy who can recite every word of The Office
Igloo Playmate Pal Dunder Mifflin Portable Cooler
Let him channel his inner Michael Scott with this iconic Igloo cooler emblazoned with the office he wishes he worked in. Its tent-top design holds nine cans, it will bring a smile to the face of fellow fans, and it just may warrant a road trip to Scranton, Pennsylvania.
For the man who needs a staycation
Allswell Spa Bundle
Make him feel like he’s staying at a five-star hotel with this luxurious bathrobe and slipper set from Allswell. The extra-absorbent waffle-weave bathrobe is stonewashed, so it’s extra soft, and the cushy slippers may become his footwear of choice. Because top hotels would always offer robes and slippers to both of you, you may want to treat yourself as well. If only you could order room service.
For the guy with the sweet tooth
Baked by Melissa Latest and Greatest Cupcakes
He may find it impossible to resist dessert, but he doesn’t have to feel guilty—these cult-favorite cupcakes are bite-size. In fact, five of them are considered one serving. This mouthwatering pack contains 25 cupcakes in a dozen classic Baked by Melissa flavors. There’s Chocolate Chip Pancake, Cookie Dough, Cookies and Cream, Mint Cookie, Peanut Butter and Jelly, Red Velvet, Triple Chocolate Fudge, and Tie-Dye, plus three seasonal flavors (Chocolate Electric Tie-Dye, Deconstructed Cookie Dough, and S’moreo) and the Mini of the Month, Rainbow Cookie. If you’re already drooling, you may want to opt for the pack of 50.
For the guy who likes to entertain in style
Mark and Graham Patterned Lucite Serving Tray
Up his service game with this personalized serving tray that lets him carry his barbecue creations to his guests in style. Handcrafted from durable Lucite, the clear tray features a patterned paper insert designed by local artists. Choose from more than a dozen designs, then add a complimentary monogram for a truly personal touch. Turn this into a homemade Father’s Day gift basket by adding some goodies—fancy nuts, a few of his favorite snacks, a bottle of booze—and wrapping it in cellophane.
For the man who could use another hand
Kitchen Mama Battery-Powered Can Opener
This clever kitchen gadget is literally cutting edge. He’ll never have to worry about slicing his hand on raggedy metal again because all he has to do is place the automatic Kitchen Mama can opener on top of the can, tap the button to turn it on, then step back and let it take a 360-degree turn around the lid before tapping the button again to turn it off. It has more than 19,000 rave reviews from users with arthritis, injuries, and a lack of patience for traditional can openers.
For the sensitive man
TruSens Air Purifier
Clear the air with the small but mighty TruSens Air Purifier, which captures dust, mold, ash, pollen, and particles as small as 0.3 microns, thanks to its HEPA filter. The ultraviolet sterilization system then destroys them on the spot, and the device pushes filtered air in two directions for full-room coverage. He will literally breathe easier. For other options, check out our list of the best air purifiers on the market.
For the guy whose nose knows
Vitruvi Stone Essential Oil Diffuser
Available in nine colors, the porcelain Vitruvi Essential Oil Diffuser will not only look beautiful by his bedside or on his desk, but it’ll also smell heavenly. All he has to do is fill the water reservoir, add 20 to 25 drops of Vitruvi’s 100 percent pure essential oils, and set the timer for four hours of continual scent or eight hours of intermittent scent. There are so many scent-sational oils to choose from, but you may want to start him with the Sleep Blend, inspired by the comfort of a warm cashmere blanket, to get him through the night, and the Retreat Blend, a combination of grapefruit, palmarosa, and eucalyptus, to turn his office into a tropical paradise.
For the guy who knows it’s 5 o’clock somewhere
Man Crates Personalized Shower Beer Crate
He’ll immediately know there’s something special waiting for him inside this wooden Man Crate. First, though, he has to pry it apart with the enclosed tool—a fun and challenging experience in itself. When he sees what’s inside, he’ll run to the shower to try out the Bluetooth shower speaker and IPA-scented soap while drinking his favorite beverage from his own personalized plastic beer cup, which he can rest in a suction-cupped holder. Talk about happy hour! Keep impressing him by including some funny Father’s Day quotes in your card.
For the bearded man
Every Man Jack Beard Kit
For your own sake, help him keep his beard under control with this essentials kit from the grooming gurus at Every Man Jack. It comes with deep cleansing beard and face wash, moisturizing beard oil, and styling beard balm, all refreshingly scented with sandalwood. It even comes with a bonus beard comb. There are no harsh chemicals, parabens, phthalates, or dyes, just great products that smell so good and work so effectively that he’ll actually use them.
For the lit lover
Literary Insults Chart
“You have delighted us long enough,” writes the queen of quips, Jane Austen, in Pride and Prejudice, a book filled with the most glorious of put-downs. The line appears on what will be your book lover’s new favorite piece of decor: Tim and Aurelia Sanders’ Literary Insults Chart. This isn’t just a funny Father’s Day gift. It’s a Father’s Day gift that will give him reason to reread the classics and provide him with plenty of insults should you get cheeky with him.
For the oenophile
Cork Pops Original Wine Bottle Opener
If he’s ever ended up with pieces of cork in his wine, he will really appreciate the Original Wine Bottle Opener from Cork Pops. A best seller for 30 years, it’s the easiest—and most fun—way to open a wine bottle. Here’s how it works: Remove the foil from the bottle and the protective cap over the needle on the Cork Pop, then insert the needle straight down through the center of the cork. Hold the bottle with one hand, press the top of the cartridge, and lift as you feel the cork begin to come out. There’s no twisting or pulling or broken corks. The Cork Pop comes in a variety of colors, and everyone will want a turn using it.
For the gamesman
B3 Sport Games Bean Bag Bucketz
Because he’s just a kid at heart, he’ll love playing this fun game, a combination of cornhole, washer toss, and disc golf. Bean Bag Bucketz can be played indoors or out and is easy to set up, take down, store, and tote. It’s not, however, easy to win. This beanbag-toss game can be played in lots of variations, and it’s a great backyard game for the whole family. Don’t let him know you see him practicing on the side!
For the guy who’s not going commando
Underwear Expert Subscription Box
It may be a basic necessity, but let’s face it: Underwear has never been the most exciting gift—until now, that is. Underwear Expert offers a curated subscription service, so your husband can customize his selections and receive two or three new pairs in the mail monthly for up to a year. Whether he prefers boxers, briefs, trunks, or even thongs, he can discreetly make his choices and get rid of his dowdy old undies. He’ll feel good about replacing his tighty-whities—and honestly, so will you.
For the multitasker
Yummly Smart Meat Thermometer
Instead of taking him away from his guests, let the Yummly Smart Meat Thermometer monitor the grill for him. Completely wireless, it will do the job from up to 150 feet away, keeping an eye on the food and sending alerts when it’s time to turn it over, adjust the heat, and take it off the grill. Everything happens through the free Yummly app, which he can download on his phone, then step away from the flames. For more holiday fun, check out these Father’s Day quotes that’ll bring a smile to his face.
For the guy who needs a little quiet time
Ten Thousand Villages Peace and Quiet Hammock
Just looking at the picture of this aspirationally named hammock is likely to lower his blood pressure and conjure welcome visions of lazy afternoons. Handmade by artisans in Nicaragua, the navy-and-white-striped cotton is woven on a simple loom and tied by hand. The Peace and Quiet Hammock holds up to 250 pounds and is probably where you’ll find him most weekends. Pair it with one of these well-reviewed new fiction books for the perfect escape.
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