Father’s Day can either be the easiest or the hardest day to shop for. Either you know exactly what the guy in your life needs… or they have it all and you are absolutely stumped on what to get. That’s where we come in. The Richard Magazine team has rounded up gift ideas for that are way beyond your average necktie or pair of socks. Your dad most likely won’t have any of these items, yet we imagine he would still appreciate their creativity. Shop the coolest and most unique gifts this Father’s Day to go above and beyond – just like your dad does for you.
Ultimate Dad Box
Ultimate Dad Box, $345 at Makers + Goods
Why give your dad one gift when you can give him an entire box filled with goodies. Give your dad the ultimate treat this year with this large gift box, filled with an organic cotton robe, Ethiopian coffee, beer soaps, playing cards, leather card wallet, vintage bottle opener with leather tassels, and many more. Each of these items are as unique as your dad but what’s great about this option is that these gifts are also impactful to society. The purchase of these boxes help employ women of human trafficking, employment of artisans in impoverished parts of the world, supporting small businesses, supporting animal rescue missions, and more. You will not only make your dad happy, but someone else in the world too!
Sunski Recycled Plastic Sunglasses
Sunski Polarized Sunglasses in Chalet Grey Sky, $68 at Sunski
You may have the coolest dad in the world. But every cool dad needs a pair of sunglasses to match his personality. You could never go wrong with a pair of sunglasses because it may not be something he needs until the moment he realizes he needs it. Especially with summer right around the corner keep your dad shield with super cool sunnies by Sunski. Not only are these sunglasses super trendy but great for the environment. They are made from scrapped plastic which reduces the amount of waste we have in landfills. Unlike most sunglasses these are warrantied for lifetime and if anything were to happen they will fix them or replace it with a new pair.
Bio Dot, $40 by Energydots
Is dad more addicted to his phone than he’d like to admit? We’re all guilty, but this device is aimed at making our tech experiences less draining. The dot is programmed with powerful resonant Phi Technology. The natural, coherent frequencies used in this are harmonizing and retuning your energy field. It’s like recharging your battery, restoring, and rebalancing your energy. Your dad can attach it to his favorite watch or wallet and have the boost he didn’t know he needed.
Customized Parker Thatch Duffel
Surfer Stripe French Blue, White and Navy Duffel Bag, $188 at Parker Thatch
Everyone can use a great carry-all bag, whether it’s for travel, for the gym, or any other adventures you dream up. But these Parker Thatch duffels are customizable with your dad’s initials, making it truly special. After all, who can resist a luxury monogram?
If your dad loves fishing or heading out on the water, you have likely spent the past zillion Father’s Day holidays finding him fish-themed accessories to add to his tackle box. But this year, how about surprising him with a clever CreekKooler, a floating cooler that lets you tote your lunch or beverages behind your boat, jetski or kayak?
Interstellar Athleisure Sunglasses
Interstellar Athleisure Collection, $500 at ic! berlin
Worn by celebrities such as Brad Pitt, Mathew McConaughey, and Chris Rock, your dad needs a pair of luxury sunglasses in his life. Dads deserve durable, functional, and stylish frames they can wear to any outing. These sunnies were tested by Astronauts in Martian-like conditions. These frames prove to withstand all harsh weather conditions, talk about indestructible sunglasses. Dad no longer has to worry about any accidental damages to these babies.
Cube Tracker Pro, $24.95 at CubeTracker.com
Is your dad always forgetting where he left his keys? With the help of the Cube Tracker keychain device and its corresponding smart phone app, you can track down your set of keys if they’re nearby. If you lose a cube (or the object it’s attached to), you can also mark it lost or learn its last location.
Fire Department Coffee
Original Fire Dept. Coffee, $11.99 per pound on FireDeptCoffee.com
Coffee lovers are always on the hunt for an exciting new blend to test out. So if your dad is obsessed with finding that perfect cup of Joe, treat him to a bag or two of Fire Dept. Coffee. Not only is each batch freshly roasted to order, but the company was founded by real-life firefighters and former military members who also use sales to support charities that give back to more of our nation’s heroes. If coffee isn’t the only drink dad loves, know that these roasts come in bourbon, rum, and tequila-infused flavors too!
Zentangle Dog Tag Necklace
“Centered” hand drawn by Zen Joanie Zentangle Necklace, $39.97 at ZenJoanie
Who wouldn’t want to keep their family close to their heart on a stylish dog tag style necklace? You can engrave these with a special message to your dad, his kids’ names and initials, or any other touching tribute that you like this Father’s Day.
Rollors Outdoor Lawn Game
Rollors, $49.95 at Rollors.com
Spend some time outdoors with your dad this summer, and treat him to a game that he’s definitely never played before! Rollors is a new lawn game that combines outdoor favorites like bocce ball, bowling, and horseshoes. You play with durable wooden pieces and roll the disks at set positions to score big.
Hex Grid Sneaker Duffel
Hex Grid Sneaker Duffel, $159.95 at Hex Brand
Stylish dads who are always on the go will love HEX’s new Grid Bag collection: especially this military-inspired duffel with special side pockets for carrying shoes. After all, a separate sneaker compartment means your clothing won’t get dirty when being mixed in with your footwear, but it will also keep your crisp kicks from getting crushed in your luggage.
Tenth Street Hats
Men’s White “Napa” Fedora, $120 at Tenth Street Hats
Help your father build the perfect summer wardrobe with this vintage like fedora. From beach parties, BBQs, and summer vacations, make this one Father’s Day to remember all while helping dad look extra stylish.
— Richard Editorial Staff