Attention: Father's Day is now officially less than a week away! If you're like us and perhaps put off your dad shopping until the last minute, you're in luck! We've got 35 amazing gifts that are perfect for every kind of dad, from the sports-obsessed to the ultimate cool guy. What's better: we've taken inspiration from the seven celebrity dads who best embody those qualities.
For the dad that loves a pick-up game of soccer as much as fine leather jacket, these finds are sure to show just how much you get his sleek-meets-sporty soul.
Ben Minkoff Oversized Weekender ($450)
This oversized bag will work just as well at the gym as it does for a weekend away.
Buckler’s Chapped Skin Remedy ($19)
For skin that’s often exposed to the elements, Buckler’s remedy cream is a godsend.
Common Projects Midnight Navy Leather Original Achilles Sneakers ($294)
These sneakers have style in spades.
Surface To Air Marled Grey Axel Shorts ($170)
As comfortable as they are cool, these shorts are sure to become a wardrobe staple.
Olive & Elle Shoe Brush ($28)
Just because the sporty dad in your life is often wearing sneakers, doesn’t mean he wouldn’t love a brush to keep his wingtips looking smart.
This gadget-loving dad is keen on all things function and convenience. He doesn’t shy away from the latest gizmos on the market, and is thrilled to receive a new set of speakers over the latest pair of kicks. He may not be Brad Pitt, but he sure can pull off his look and lifestyle, thanks to these five gifts.
Beats By Dre Studio Headphones ($300)
You’ve probably heard of Beats By Dre by now (Apple recently bought the brand for $3 billion), which is why your gadget-loving dad would be thrilled to have these in-the-know headphones.
Krewe LGD Split Tone Sunglasses in Olive Camo ($165)
A solid, go-to pair of sunglasses are a multi-tasking dad’s best friend. After all, one must look stylish and protect their eyes from the sun whilst exploring the latest gadgets, right?
Leatherman Multipurpose Tool & Coyote Brown Sheath ($141)
Cap crimpers, field blades, fuse wires, and more—this tool has it all (and then some).
Mulberry Travel Adaptor ($210)
This sleek travel adaptor is stylishly concealed in a leather pouch, and is compatible with plug sockets in the UK, US, Australia, China, and Europe. Bonus: there’s also a USB connection for charging your phone.
B&O Play Beolit 12 Airplay Wireless Speaker ($800)
You’ll have to go in on this one with your siblings, but seriously, how cool would your dad feel if he had this Danish-designed minimalist speaker in his office?
Is the dad in your life the boy-next-door type? You know, a real guy’s guy, but also super family-oriented now that he’s settled down into fatherhood? Sounds like Channing Tatum! This type of dad probably likes to keep it simple. Don’t get him anything flashy, but instead go for the best versions of his favourite essentials. Keep reading to see what we’ve picked for him.
Marshall Stanmore Speakers ($400) in Black
Paramount to this dad’s man-cave (besides a giant television) is awesome speakers in order to relax after a long day.
Flight 001 Guy Stuff Pouch ($18) in Grey
This simple pouch will be the perfect travel accessory, because cool dude dads have stuff too!
Lotuff Leather Bifold Wallet ($195) in Tan
A classic leather wallet is to men what black pumps are to women: necessary.
Collective Men’s Slit Pocket Crew ($128) in Breton Stripe
The cool dad’s effortless style is epitomized with a timeless striped long sleeve t-shirt.
A.P.C. New Standard Regular-Fit Dry Selvedge Denim Jeans ($185)
We bet your dad lives in jeans, and no one makes them better than A.P.C—trust.
Sure, it’s hard to look at anything other than Affleck’s perfectly structured (and sometime scruffy) face but today, we are focusing on this celebrity dad’s stellar style. If your padre is anything like Affleck, he probably loves the following: a great pair of shades, polished sneakers, and everything manly. Scroll through to shop for your put-together and active dad. #NoDisrespectToBenAffleck
A.P.C. Nylon Duffel ($154) in Military Khaki
Perfect for the gym or travel—there's no doubt your dad will appreciate this convenient duffel bag.
AMI Leather And Suede Sneakers ($305)
A dad on the go could always use a new pair of sleek sneakers.
Jed & Marne Lime Pond Shorts ($88)
Add these stylish shorts to dad's weekend wardrobe.
Baxter of California Shave 1.2.3 Kit ($72)
Keep your dad looking fresh and clean with a nice shaving kit—your mum will appreciate this too!
Oliver Peoples Eyewear Benedict Polarised Sunglasses ($450)
Gift your pops with an updated pair of aviators and he'll be the trendiest guy around.
There’s no denying that Jay Z might just be the hippest dad of all time. From his omnipresent skinny jeans to his perfectly tailored button-downs, the rapper (and dad to Blue Ivy, of course) regularly knocks it out of the proverbial park with his cool-and-collected style.
Ray-Ban Black Leather Wayfarers ($240)
This marks the first time Ray-Ban has ever produced sunglasses in a daring material like leather. And they're super badass.
Alexander McQueen Woven Scarf ($134)
This scarf is impossibly stylish while remaining appropriately hip.
This watch strikes the rare balance between incredibly luxurious and understated, at a price point that's at least a bit accessible.
ASOS Cheap Monday Skinny Jeans ($67)
Nothing says "I'm super hip" like a solid pair of black skinny jeans.
Tom Ford Russel Leather High Tops ($990)
Because every stylish man needs a really great pair of leather sneakers.
?For the most part, dads are Spartan visions of utility and austerity—but every now and then you come across a dad who, for lack of a better word, goes “ham” when it comes to his personal style. He spares no change, and price tags are no obstacle to achieving the look he wants. Here’s hoping, though, that this kind of dad is a bit more choosy with his language than Kanye West.
Maison Martin Margiela Slim Black Leather Trousers ($1,596)
These leather leggings feel as good as they look.
Givenchy Tyson Whipstitch High Top ($735)
The matte finish of these leather sneakers makes them extra-special.
Gucci G Motif Enamel Cufflinks ($380)
These cool accessories add a flash of statement without being over-the-top.
Patek Philippe Grand Complications Watch ($675,000)
It might technically be complicated, but it's also really, really pretty.
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If the dad in question is the class clown of life, these whimsical gift ideas are for you. Easygoing dads like Jimmy Fallon would be perfectly happy to receive a cool new pair of socks, buy they’re really hoping for something that will live up to their fun-loving expectations. Intimidated? Don’t be. Pre-approved humorous gift glory awaits you.
12 Months 2015 Bubble Calendar ($28)
While waiting six months to starting popping this bubble wrap calendar might be agony for your dad, January 1st will be oh so rewarding.
Izola Best Intentions 5 oz. Flask ($27)
Being a dad can be stressful. This cheeky flask will come in handy.
Zingerman’s Bacon All Year Club ($400)
Three words: Bacon Every Month. Dad will experience joy month after month when a box full of gourmet bacon arrives on his doorstep.
Shout! Factory Steve Martin: The Television Stuff ($21)
You’d be hard-pressed to find a funny gentleman that isn’t a fan of the genius that is Steve Martin. Cue this box set.
Reed Wilson Design East/West/North/Gulf Coaster Coasters ($32)
These clever, pun-intended coasters are sure to please any witty dad. Choose your dad’s corresponding coast for a gift that’s sure to be a conversation-starter.
What are you getting your dad for Father's Day this year? Let us know in the comments!