The day when we celebrate our favorite man – Father’s Day – is just around the corner. You have been thinking long and hard what to get your dad on this special day (that does not include a good old pair of socks, a tie, “I love you, dad” mug, or a bottle of his favorite cologne), and you’re probably a bit stumped for ideas. Picking a present for your father can be a tough one. Generally, buying presents for men can sometimes feel like mission impossible because you don’t want the gift to be too generic but rather original, unique and something that will elicit an exciting response. Something that he has never anticipated of receiving…. Fret no more, we are coming to your rescue! As always, we have searched the Internet left and right for that perfect Father’s Day gift, and here is our pick. Hopefully, you and your dad will like it. Happy Father’s Day!

1. Lather Collection of Personal Grooming Products

Lather Collection of Personal Grooming Products

This gift is perfect for all dads who have been stubbornly shunning electric shavers in favor of old school shaving methods

This gift is fantastic for old-fashioned dads. You know the ones that have been stubbornly shunning electric shavers in favor of their trusted shaving brush. This collection from NY Shaving Company comprises of a high quality Pure Badger Shaving Brush with Horn Resin Handle, Chrome Shaving Stand, Pre-Shave Oil to prepare the face for shaving, Shaving Soap, and Shaving Mug. This is a sophisticated, practical and well-made gift deserving of any man. BUY | $55

2. Merkur Heavy Duty Double Edge Razor

Merkur Heavy Duty Double Edge Razor

This steady and reliable razor will provide the cleanest and smoothest of shaves

In keeping up with the same theme, here is another idea for a great gift for old school dads. Merkur Heavy Duty Double Edge Razor provides one of the cleanest and smoothest shaves. These razors are hand-made by the Merkur Company from Solingen, Germany who are the real artisans of personal grooming products for men. These are steady, heavy-duty, reliable razors that sit well in the hand made from high quality chrome plated zinc alloy. Merkur Double Edge Razor is also ideal for sensitive skin because it gives a close shave with no razor burns or bumps. BUY | $37.59

3. The Original Shot Flask

The Original Shot Flask

This flask can hold 8 ounces of alcohol and it has a shot glass ready whenever you want; perfect for dads who like to take an occasional sip

If your dad is one of those men who like to have his drink handy and enjoys an occasional sip, the Original Shot Flask by Stone Cask is the ideal present for him. This is the only flask in the world that comes with a built-in collapsible shot glass. The flask can hold 8 fluid ounces of alcohol (the shot glass can take 2 oz) and is very easy to clean. The Original Short Flask is made from top quality stainless steel and is wrapped in leather. Also, it comes with a one-year-warranty. BUY | $24.99

4. Yukiss Whiskey Chilling Stones

Yukiss Whiskey Chilling Stones

Everybody who likes their drinks cold will appreciate these reusable “ice” cubes, plus they won’t dilute the drink at all

This is a novel gift that any man would appreciate. This set of four chilling stones or reusable ice cubes is a must whatever your drink of choice is – whiskey, wine, beer, juice, soda… The Yukiss Chilling Stones are non-porous and, although they are frozen, they will not melt in your drink like conventional ice cubes and thus dilute the taste. The chilling stones are made from high grade pure stainless steel and are filled with a special crystal that enables cold transfer. They are also larger than other brands on the market, measuring one inch in diameter. BUY | $12.99

5. The Whiskey Wedge

The Whiskey Wedge

Another awesome way for whiskey drinkers to keep their drinks cold without diluting them is the Whiskey Wedge

If your father is a true whiskey connoisseur, then don’t think twice about getting him this cool product. It is called the Whiskey Wedge (from Corkcicle) and it will chill the drink in no time without diluting it. The Whiskey Wedge will help preserve that unique taste and heady note of your dad’s favorite spirit without spoiling the aroma which quickly melted ice cubes can do. All you have to do to get your drink ideally chilled is place the silicone mould over the top of the glass, pour water through the fill hole up to the marked line and leave the kit flat in your freezer for around four hours. As the water freezes, it shapes a unique glacier-esque wedge along the side of the glass, and it’s ready to use as soon as you take out the silicone form. BUY | $19.95

6. Eat Like a Man: The Only Cookbook a Man Will Ever Need

Eat Like a Man: The Only Cookbook a Man Will Ever Need

With 75 definitive and doable recipes, this cookbook is perfect for both cooking novices and seasoned cooks

Men can be extraordinary cooks. This is the fact, not a wish. Most of the greatest chefs in the word are men. There are also men who have been trying to master the art of cookery, but gave up after a while and let their spouses reign in the kitchen. A book written by Ryan D’Agostino and David Granger titled “Eat Like a Man: The Only Cookbook a Man Will Ever Need” is a great gift for both groups of men – cooking novices and seasoned cooks. The book contains 75 recipes that are, according to the authors, “satisfying, sexy, definitive, and doable”. This book is also for men who not only like to cook and eat good food, but also love reading about it. BUY | $20

7. Meat Shredder Claws

Meat Shredder Claws

These heat-resistant and BPA free Meat Shredder Claws are perfect for shredding and pulling all sorts of meat

This is a great gift for barbecue-crazy dads. Meat Shredder Claws by Cave Tool are one of those utensils that are a must have for preparing meat for BBQ. Thanks to its bear-claw- design, this meat shredder allows easy handling, pulling and shredding of all sorts of meat – pork, chicken, beef, turkey, ham, roasts. They are three times faster than the regular barbecue forks and can be also used for cutting watermelon, and mixing salads and veggies. They are heat-resistant, BPA free and dishwasher safe. It’s also worth mentioning that the manufacturer offers a lifetime full money back guarantee. BUY | $12.99

8. Gerber Blade Money Clip

Gerber Blade Money Clip

Along with your money and credit cards this clip can hold a 3.7 inches long blade

You are probably scratching your head in disbelief and wondering how can you pair a knife with a money clip? Easy! This is an excellent gift for outdoorsy dads who are also fans of novel and practical ideas. As the name suggests, the Gerber Blade Money Clip product is a combination of a compact lightweight money clip (3.7 inches long, weighing 2.9 ounces), made from titanium nitride coated steel and a small, nimble and incredibly sharp knife for urgent use. Apart from money, the clip can also hold up to five credit cards. BUY | $19.95

9. CRKT Tool


If your dad is a handyman, then a compact multi-tool like the CRKT Tool would be a great addition to the rest of his tools

Here is another great gift suggestion for dads who are crazy about tools and have been avid tool collectors for the most part of their adult life. Versatility, ruggedness, practicality and high quality are the operative words when it comes to CRKT Tool. This is the ultimate multi-tool that consists of a sharp utility knife with a 2.25-inch smooth 5CR15MoV blade, 2.5-inch saw-tooth blade, wire stripper, bottle opener, multi-fit box wrench, as well as spring-loaded Phillips screwdriver and slotted flat head screwdriver that you can open in a T-configuration, all topped by a handy bit kit with nine interchangeable driver bits attached to a magnetic holder. And all of that fits in your back pocket! BUY | $26.50

10. Monteverde Multi-Tool Stylus Pen

Monteverde Multi-Tool Stylus Pen

A pen which can be used on both paper and touchscreens, and has a flathead and Philips screwdriver is perfect for all multitasking dads

If your father is one of those man who has decided to catch up to the 21st century and is crazy about technology, this might  be the thing for him. Monteverde Multi-Tool Stylus Pen can be used on all touchscreen devices (iPhones and iPads), as well as writing on paper because it’s also a classic soft-roll ballpoint pen. This is the ideal gift for multi-taskers and fans of unusual geeky products. Measuring 5.9 x 0.8 x 0.8 inches, Monteverde Multi-Tool Stylus Pen also includes a four-inch ruler built into its side, a level, a flathead and Philips screwdriver, as well as three different scales (metric 1:100, 1:200, 1:300). BUY | $21

11. Eagles Nest Outfitters DoubleNest Hammock

Eagles Nest Outfitters DoubleNest Hammock

Every outdoorsy dad should have a hammock and especially one which can be packed down to the size of a grapefruit and carried on every trip

Any respectable outdoor lover should own at least one high quality hammock. Our choice for a Father’s Day gift is Eagles Nest Outfitters DoubleNest Hammock. We chose this hammock for several reasons – it’s incredibly sturdy and strong because its capacity is 400 pounds, it packs very light (thanks to the compression stuff sack, the hammock packs down to size of a grapefruit), it has nautical grade line with stainless-steel snap so you can attach it to virtually anything (trees, boat masts and even walls) and it’s suitable for just about any outdoor activity (boating, hiking, camping or lazying in the back yard). Eagles Nest Outfitters DoubleNest Hammock is approximately 6’2″ in width and weighs in at 20oz. BUY | $69.95

12. Cedar Shoe Tree

Cedar Shoe Tree

A shoe tree can be a useful gift as it can extend the life of a shoe by maintaining its profile and keep nasty odors away from the insoles

If you or your dad are not using shoe trees, you should start doing that immediately. Why? This almost forgotten but incredibly useful product is one of the best things you can use to extend the life of your expensive leather shoe. Shoe trees maintain the shoe’s profile and freshen up the insoles by absorbing odor. The shoe tree that we are suggesting today is made by Woodlore from meticulously selected, kiln-dried cedar perfect for protecting your footwear. It comes in three sizes – S (7 – 8.5), M (9-10), L (10.5 – 11.5) and XL (12-14). BUY | $25

13. The Simple Fly Fishing Kit

The Simple Fly Fishing Kit

This Fly Fishing Kit is perfect for fishing enthusiasts but it can be very useful to beginners as it contains a comprehensive guide

Don’t worry, we haven’t forgotten fathers that are avid fishermen. The Simple Fly Fishing Kit from Patagonia contains everything that fly fishermen might need, including a book that is a comprehensive guide to fly fishing and specifically to the so-called Tenkara technique written by Yvon Chouinard, Craig Mathews and Mauro Mazzo. This kit is perfect for fishing with nymphs, soft hackles, streamers and big dry flies like hoppers. It comprises of a 10’ 6” tenkara rod, line keeper on butt section for easy streamside setup; includes spare tip and second section; rod sock has built-in line holder to organize line when not in use, level-floating .027” tenkara line, pre-looped 7.5’ 3x tapered leader, a box of one dozen soft-hackle flies (three of each pattern: Mormon Girl, Pheasant Tail, Peacock, and Hare’s Ear; all flies tied on #12 hooks) and a quick set up guide. BUY | $299.85

14. Piggy Back Rider

Piggy Back Rider

If your dad is also a grandad, then the Piggy Back Rider will make it easier for him to play around with his grandkids

If your father is a granddad, and does need a little bit of help with taking care of his grandchildren particularly when outside, this is definitely a gift to consider. It is also suitable for fathers of young children. Piggy Back Rider is an unusual child carrier that is made for carrying children between 2.5 and 6 years old, weighing up to 30 pounds. This is a lightweight stand-up carrier (weighs only 3 pounds) that has a tempered aluminum bar for the child to stand on and this bar hangs at an adult’s waist. The bar is easily adjusted to accommodate your growing kids. Also, the foot bar is pretty wide to ensure stability and proper weight distribution considering that the child leans onto the adult while standing in the carrier. Both the child and the parent / grandparent are strapped in by a safety harness. BUY | $94.99

15. Timex Fly-back Chronograph

Timex Fly-back Chronograph

Inspired by masculine racing motifs, this elegant and stylish wristwatch will make any dad thrilled to bits

Last but not least, here is a supremely elegant gift. A decent watch is a must for any gentleman, and with Timex’s T-Series™ Intelligent Quartz Fly-back Chronograph you cannot do wrong. Where do we even start in describing this stylish wristwatch? It features the Intelligent Quartz™ technology, a fly-back chronograph movement and second time zone to make sure you’re always on time. Inspired by bold and masculine racing motifs, the watch is enclosed in a 43 millimeter ionic plated stainless steel case with black matte finish and protected by a mineral glass lens. Inside, the watch features the main dial (black) consisting of a set of luminant hour markers and a stainless steel notched bezel with Arabic numbers for your ultra-simple time telling experience. In addition to the dial telling regular time, the Timex Fly-back Chronograph also has a number of subdials with separately-powered hands to indicate minutes and 24-hour intervals. It is fitted with a six hand proprietary Analog-Quartz movement and a set of independent motors and microprocessors, and it also packs the second time-zone function, date feature and a fly-back chrono with four-hour auto shut-off. Thanks to Indiglo® Night-Light, you’ll be able to easily check the time at night and even under water as Timex claims this sharp-looking timepiece to be water-resistant up to 100 meters. BUY | $89.95+

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