Gift Guide: Father’s Day

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June sure is a fun month around here! Not only is the arrival of summertime in two short weeks, but we get to celebrate all of the special dads in our lives just one weekend prior. Talk about the ultimate summer kickoff! In previous years we’ve shown dad just how much we love him by creating a build your own Bloody Mary bar in the backyard, treating him to a fancy dinner complete with Father’s Day dress shirt folded napkins, and just spending good old quality time together. Nothing beats a sunny day celebrating someone you love.

Since we all know that dads (and men in general) can be tricky to shop for, we created a gift guide that covers everything from the sporty dad to the dad that spends his weekends perfecting his grilling techniques. If you’re still in the market for the perfect Father’s Day gift, keep scrolling to see if our gift guide has something that will pique your dad’s interest…

1. Uncommon Goods Himalayan Salt BBQ Plank, $30
Whether your dad has an eye for entertaining or simply enjoys cooking with new flavors, this Himalayan salt BBQ plank will spice up his culinary game.

2. The Little Market I Heart Dad Gift Box, $66
Having trouble curating your own gift? Let The Little Market do it for you! This gift box includes a hand-poured candle by female refugees in the United States, dark chocolate made by farmworkers in Madagascar, and a handmade leather key fob handmade by artisans in Haiti. Why not give back while you give your dad the best gift?

3. Fossil Hang Loose Coin Bank, $48
Spare change seems to make its home in every crack and crevice. Lucky for your dad, he can keep his change together in style with this leather hang loose coin bank.

4. Owen & Fred for J.Crew Collar Stays, $29
For the dad with dapper style, these J.Crew collar stays will do just that.

5. Bose SoundSport Wireless Headphones, $150
Does your dad hit the gym on the regular or spend a lot of time in the outdoors? These wireless headphones make a great gift for the dad on the go.

6. The Little Market Adventure Messenger Bag, $160
This messenger bag from The Little Market can safely hold all of dad’s gadgets from laptops to camera gear. Plus, each bag empowers artisans in Kenya.

7. Cathy’s Concepts Monogram 5-in-1 Grill Tool, $62
Speaking of dads that love to BBQ, this 5-in-1 grill tool is the only gadget your dad will need to cook a mean steak. This tool includes a basting brush, spatula, grill fork, corkscrew, and bottle opener. To polish it off, opt to have your dad’s monogram on the side and create the perfect personalized gift.

8. Herschel Supply Co. Highland 22-inch Wheeled Carry-On, $97
This one goes out to all of the travelers. Don’t let the dad in your life board his next flight without a chic and sturdy carry-on like this one from Herschel Supply Co.

9. Sperry ‘Authentic Original’ Boat Shoe, $95
Every dad needs a classic pair of Sperry’s in his closet. These shoes are perfect for dressing up or down and will be a staple in his wardrobe for years to come.

10. J.Crew Eyeglass Case in Italian Leather, $50
Never let your favorite dad scratch or damage his favorite glasses or sunnies ever again with this sleek eyeglass case from J.Crew.

11. Your Baby’s First Word Will Be DADA by Jimmy Fallon, $8
This one is for all of the new dads out there! This hilarious baby book written by Jimmy Fallon encourages your baby’s first word to be dada…sneaky!

We hope you find this gift guide useful! If you’re looking for more ways to celebrate Father’s Day this year, here are some delicious meal ideas to cook up while you spend quality time…

Recipe Box: 50/50 Burgers with Whiskey Onions and Blue Cheese
Recipe Box: Father’s Day French Fries
Recipe Box: Homemade New York Style Pretzels and Dipping Sauces
Party Planning: Throwing A Build-Your-Own Pizza Party
Recipe Box: Cubed Melon and Prosciutto Salad

What are you planning to get the dad in your life for Father’s Day?

Let us know your gift ideas in the comments!

XO Team LC

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