Father’s Day Gift Guide 2021
Father’s Day feels more exciting this year as families can gather together again. To make sure you don’t arrive empty handed, I’ve put together over 40 presents perfect for dads of all ages including my friend Howie Guja above who was recently featured on Ralph Lauren.
Does the dad in your life love films and classic style, order a copy of Mike Nichols: A Life for him and include one of the following gifts.
Gift dad a cool retro Crosley Voyager Turntable and include some records from when he was in his 20s.
If the father in your life could use a sneaker upgrade, these classic Stan Smith Sneakers.
The dad who still reads magazines and newspapers would appreciate this Leather and Burnished Brass Magazine Rack.
Has dad gone back to the office and needs to caffeinate in the morning? This KBG Coffee Brewer produces the best pot of home-brewed coffee to get him going.
Want to keep the quality family time going now that everything has reopened? Gift dad a new blue Leather Backgammon Set game night and rainy days.
Is the dad in your life chomping at the bit to travel again? Give him a copy of World Travel: An Irreverent Guide from Anthony Bourdain and these chic travel related gifts.
Order dad a monogrammed Vegan Leather Passport Cover and slip an itinerary inside for a much needed vacation.
If there is one thing you buy dad this Father’s Day, make it these Persol Steve McQueen Limited Edition Polarized Sunglasses. The favorite sunglasses of Steve McQueen fold down into a chic case and will be admired by those in the know wherever he goes. They are currently 30% off with the code FRIEND too.
Since dad is probably the one paying for the family trip, he deserves to travel in style with this FPM Milano Globe Suitcase. The Paraval Carbon-Neutral Luggage Set in safar green is also a great gift option.
Another gift idea is the get dad a monogrammed Leather Dopp Kit and fill it with products and a plane ticket.
This limited edition Dior Sauvage Eau de Toilette Set smells great and is currently 15% off.
If you can’t get to Italy quite yet, get dad a pair of these Mulo Suede Espadrilles to make him feel like he’s living La Dolce Vita. There are many other colors and styles of Mulo shoes some of which are on sale too.
If everyone keeps stealing dad’s chargers, he deserves this Home User Bundle that is stylish and practical.
Make dad your Instagram photographer by gifting him this super chic Leica TL2 Bundle with Vario-Elmar-TL Lens.
Could the King of the Grill use a few more tips and recipes? Get him Rodney Scott’s World of BBQ: Every Day Is a Good Day: A Cookbook that was just released in March 2021.
Make sure he doesn’t ruin his clothes with this BBQ Apron.
If his BBQ equipment could use an upgrade, I guarantee he will love this Wood-Handled 9-Piece Barbecue Tool Set.
A gift of this Top-Rated BBQ Sauce Set is really a gift for him and you.
This BBQ Carving Board is handcrafted in Vermont from sustainably grown and harvested maple wood. Add a fun nickname or his initials for a finishing touch.
The Story of The Masters: Drama, joy and heartbreak at golf’s most iconic tournament will make him feel like he’s on the sidelines in Augusta. Add Best Seat in the House: 18 Golden Lessons from a Father to His Son if he’s a true Masters fan. Both were just released this year so chances are he doesn’t have them yet.
A Personalized Golf Ball Set will make him feel special on Father’s Day. You can find more golf gifts here.
Add this Stripe DryTec Polo so he looks good on the links. You can find more golf fashion and accessories here.
Upgrade his “short game” with these khaki Flat Front Chambray Shorts.
This On The Links Needlepoint Belt will hold up his pants in the chicest way.
Are you tired of his ugly golf shoes? These GrandPro AM Waterproof Golf Sneakers go from the course to the clubhouse with ease and also come in white.
Add these Novelty Golf Socks to any of the other gifts for a fun touch.
Does your tennis playing dad want to know what it is it like to play at Wimbledon? Or on center court at the US Open, the French Open, and the Australian Open? Or against Rod Laver and Bjorn Borg, two of the greatest to ever play the game? Roy Barth knows. The book, Point of Impact, which was published in October 2020 gets great reviews for the life lessons that can also be learned by tennis.
Does your dad play tennis or just want to look like he does? This Supima Cotton Tennis Sweater is the perfect gift and it’s on sale right now.
My friend Eleanor raves about the brand Babolat if dad is in need of some new gear like this Babolat Pure Drive 2021 Tennis Racquet and Tennis Racket Cover Bag.
I asked my friend Eleanor Banco Lasko who’s an avid tennis player for a few other tennis suggestions. She said she prefers these Wilson US Open Tennis Balls.
The Brooks Brothers x Fila Collection will make dad feel retro but if he’s not that fashion forward, just buy him the Wristbands. The best part is that it’s all on sale.
Does the dad in your life prefer the high seas to the links and courts? Sailing the Seas: A Voyager’s Guide to Oceanic Getaways that was just published in August 2020 is the perfect gift.
FIll this Waterproof Roll Top Backpack with his favorite beverage and send him to the boat for the day.
Sailboat Swim Trunks are perfect for the sailor dad or one who wishes he was.
Chanel Bleu de Chanel is a provocative blend of citrus and woods that’s perfect for land or sea.
Are calmer waters where your dad prefers to spend his time? Then he might enjoy Dumb Luck and the Kindness of Strangers (John Gierach’s Fly-fishing Library) that was over 300 five-star reviews.
He can let everyone know his passion with this Fishing Flies Needlepoint Belt.
This Tartan Hip Flask will keep him warm as he’s wading through cold water for the catch of the day.
Another fun add on gift are these Novelty Fishing Lure Socks.
It’s hard to find skiing related products in the summer but if your dad prefers the slopes, he will enjoy The Ultimate Ski Book: Legends, Resorts, Lifestyle & More that was published in October 2020.
This Ski Signs Needlepoint Belt will get his excited to barrel down the black diamond runs next winter.
There are many different needlepoint belt options and other needlepoint accessories to choose from if I didn’t post what your dad enjoys or need other options.
Happy almost Father’s Day!