It’s that time of the year when the pressure is on to show dad that he is the best. The hectic Father’s Day shopping scramble is here. So walk right on past that tie table, and don’t dare pick up that paperweight. We have taken care of the hard part, so you can surprise dad with that extra something this year. So pick up one of these great gifts that dad will be sure to love.
1. Allen Edmonds – Strand$345 www.allenedmonds.com
Chances are dad hates shoe shopping himself, so do him a favor and get him these works of art that he didn’t even know he wanted. The Strand from Allen Edmonds has a timeless look that dad will love. They go great with anything from Blue Jeans to his favorite power suit. They are crafted in the USA and come in four colors Walnut (pictured), Black, Bourbon and Brown Burnished Calf.
2. Mr Fun Glasses – $20 www.mrfunglasses.com
Dad can always use another pair of shades. You have a stand out dad, so get him a stand out pair of shades. Mr Fun Glasses are hand painted in Raleigh, North Carolina. They blend their own paint and will even make a custom color for you. Every pair is a unique work of art.
3. Sony Bloggie sport – $180
Help dad record all those great memories. Chances are dad does not want to be attached to a bulky little camera or camcorder. So get him something sleek and durable that he can drop in his pocket and go. The Sony Bloggie Sport HD camcorder is about the size of a pack of playing cards and packs many great features. It is Waterproof up to 16 feet, so it is great for the pool or beach. It is also shock and dust proof so dad does not have to worry about dropping it or getting it a little dirty.
4. Nixon – The Unit SS – $200 www.nixon.com
Spice up dad’s timepiece collection, he will love the look and feel of the Nixon Unit SS. This stainless steel beauty features everything dad could want, with easy to read Time, Date and Temperature.
5. Gurkha – Evil – $129-$141 (box of 20) JRCIGAR.com
Sometimes dad just wants to sit back and enjoy a nice cigar. Evil from Gurkha is made with Nicaraguan long fillers, an extra-aged, extra-fermented Dominican binder, and a dark maduro Brazilian wrapper. This exotic gift is a must for that distinctive dad with a sophisticated acquired taste.
6. Frye – Logan briefcase – $478 Belk.com
Get dad a briefcase he will be proud to carry. He will fall in love with the timeless styling and top notch craftsmanship of Frye’s Logan Briefcase. Weather it is going to the office or just a day trip, this briefcase will easily become dads trusty sidekick.
7. Ultra Murals – $60- $300
Upgrade dad’s man cave with custom wall art. From a full wall mural of his favorite sports stadium, to a custom canvas of a memorable family moment. Add the perfect finishing touch to dad’s man cave and office with beautiful custom art from UltraMurals.
8. I-pad Arcade – $99 www.sharperimage.com
Give dad his own tabletop arcade machine. Dad will love to play all of the games from his childhood. The iPad Arcade from Sharper Image lets dad use his iPad to play arcade classics like Asteroids, Battlezone, Gravitar, and Star Raider as well as 100’s more classic titles.
9. Weber – Genesis S-330 – $950
Summer is here, so what better way to show dad how much you care then giving him the grill of his dreams. Chances are he already loves to cook-out so help him take it up a notch with this stainless steel masterpiece from Weber. This is the one gift that is sure to keep on giving all year long.
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