15 Can’t-Miss Gifts For Dads

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When you’re looking for a gift for dear old Dad, he might not be so forthcoming with information. Heck, he might not even really be thinking about what he wants, what with how much he thinks about his family first. So we’ve put together a list of over a dozen can’t-miss gifts for dads, to make it easy for you to find the perfect way to spoil your pops.

Flint and Tinder Flannel-lined Waxed Trucker Jacket

Flint and Tinder Flannel-lined Waxed Trucker Jacket

Huckberry’s perennial bestseller, the Flint and Tinder Flannel-Lined Waxed Canvas Trucker Jacket, is a piece of clothing that’s as classic and classy as your dad. Made with a heavy cotton canvas exterior that’s available in eight handsome colors, it’s the perfect wear-anywhere jacket that will break in and patina gorgeously the more your dad wears it.

The James Brand Barnes Knife

The James Brand Barnes Knife

We’ve yet to meet a dad who doesn’t love a good pocket knife—and The James Brand’s Barnes Knife is far beyond just good. Incredibly pared down with a lightweight titanium construction, the Barnes Knife is an exercise in simplicity and a heritage quality tool that can be passed down through the family for generations.

BioLite FirePit+

BioLite FirePit+

What’s better than sitting around an open fire with your family on a chilly evening? Doing that without smoke constantly shifting and blowing into your eyes. BioLite’s FirePit+ makes that more possible than ever before, with a “smokeless” design that’s perfect for making s’mores over.

Tag Heuer Aquaracer Professional 300

Tag Heuer Aquaracer Professional 300

Any Tag Heuer watch is going to be an impressive gift to give—but the Aquaracer Professional 300 orange diver watch is a real stunner. Inspired by a historic model from 1979, it’s a high visibility and instantly eye-catching watch that’s tough enough for any adventure, too.

Filson Ballistic Nylon Duffel Backpack Hybrid

Filson Ballistic Nylon Duffel Backpack Hybrid

Do you have a dad that loves the great outdoors? Then get them one of Filson’s Ballistic Nylon Duffel Backpack Hybrids. It’s perhaps the quickest way to get out the door when the weekend comes, and it’s both tough and versatile enough to take anywhere.

Knob Creek 12 Year Old Bourbon Whiskey

Knob Creek 12 Year Old Bourbon Whiskey

As a man gets on in years, his drinking tastes often trend towards less and better. That’s exactly what a fine bottle of spirits like Knob Creek’s 12 Year Old Bourbon Whiskey offers, with a high proof that encourages sipping (not gulping) and a long, subtle, delicious aftertaste that’s perfect for a contemplative night of imbibing.

Yeti Tundra 45 Cooler

Yeti Tundra 45 Cooler

Of course, there’s always going to be a place for packing a dozen brewskis to head out into the woods for a camping trip, too. Yeti’s Tundra 45 Cooler will let your dad pack away way more than that though, with enough space and cooling power to keep a whole weekend’s worth of food and drink chilled and at the ready.

Naglev Combat Waterproof Boots

Naglev Combat Waterproof Boots

A good pair of boots isn’t just an investment in someone’s financial future—it’s also an investment in the comfort and long-term health of their feet, knees, and hips. Naglev’s Combat Waterproof Boots are a beautiful combination of durability and comfort, with a go-anywhere design that’s perfect for active dads.

GoRuck GR1

GoRuck GR1

One backpack to rule them all: That’s our take on GoRuck’s legendary GR1. It’s practically bombproof, comfortable as heck to wear, and literally guaranteed for life. It’ll probably be the last backpack your dad ever needs to own.

Bellroy Tech Kit

Bellroy Tech Kit

Working from home, working from the office, working from a cafe or coworking space—there’s a lot of places that tech-savvy dads end up for their jobs these days. Make travel between these locations easy on them with Bellroy’s Tech Kit, a zip pouch designed specifically for all those little high-tech bits and bobs he’ll lose track of otherwise.

Whiskey Peaks Glasses

Whiskey Peaks Glasses

Whiskey: It’s great. Mountains: They’re amazing too. Drinking your whiskey out of these hand-blown Whiskey Peaks glasses with mountains in them? Obviously even better.

Relwen Combat 2-In-1 Jacket

Relwen Combat 2-In-1 Jacket

Some guys obsess over cars, or hunting, or coding, or movies. The guys at Relwen obsess over heritage-quality clothes that you’ll want to wear forever. And their Combat 2-in-1 Jacket is the pinnacle of their outerwear designs, with a dual-purpose construction that can replace a whole closet full of other coats.

Dango EDC Tray

Dango EDC Tray

For the dad who has everything: Get him a way to organize it all in style. Dango’s EDC Tray will do exactly that, and it will do it in gleaming metal and non-slip style.

Leatherman Free P4 Multi-Tool

Leatherman Free P4 Multi-Tool

A Leatherman multi-tool is practically a rite of passage into dadhood, as it gives him the power to fix every minor repair that surrounds him. The Free P4 is a handsome, lightweight, and compact tool, and you can have it customized with your dad’s name engraved on it, too.

Stanley Classic Legendary Bottle

Stanley Classic Legendary Bottle

Last but not least: A great thermos. Possibly the greatest of all time, actually. Stanley’s Classic Legendary Bottle is the template from which all other thermoses take their cues, and it’s a staple that no dad should be without.

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