Spring is in the air, and summer is right around the corner. It may be hard to believe, but now is the perfect time to start thinking about gifts for Father’s day. It’s that time of year to espresso how much they mean to us. Sorry. Just like dad, we couldn’t pass up an opportunity to make you smile with a good dad joke. We’ve rounded up suggestions for the father-figure in your life that you’ve always looked up to and who’s taken care of you. Celebrating locally or long-distance—we’ve got you covered on what to get your father-figure for Father’s Day.
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Stitch Fix: Gift Card
For the dad in your life who has it all, acknowledge him with a Stitch Fix gift card. Our gift cards are available through our website to mail, email or print at home. You can also pick up one at select neighborhood markets. This gift is ideal for the procrastinator. Did Father’s Day sneak up on you? We’ve got you covered.
Stitch Fix: Shop Your Looks
Is dad already a Stitch Fix client? If so, take a peek at his Shop to pick out a personalized gift for Father’s Day. If he’s not a fan of surprises, pull up a chair while you help him pick pieces from his Shop. Find his favorite T-shirt in a fresh summer color or print. Or, encourage him to try something tie-dye, a summer 2021 men’s fashion trend we are loving right now. Has he been living in loungewear? Loungewear is a 2021 essential worth rebuying in dad’s favorite colors.
Gifts for Father’s Day: Ideas for the New Dad
Is there a man in your life you want to honor who is relatively new to parenthood? For a gift for Father’s Day that he’ll treasure, create a homemade card and craft. To get the creative juices flowing, scroll through Michael’s Father’s Day Gift Ideas Pinterest board for inspiration. Keep it simple and see what supplies you already have on hand when choosing a craft.
We recommend starting with a homemade card. Nothing says “I love you” better than a simple and sweet declaration of love from your nearest and dearest. From fingerpaints to thumbprint art, channel your inner Picasso to create a one-of-a-kind card he’ll treasure forever.
Have a new parent who’s sleep-deprived these days? If sleeping in is a distant memory, superb gifts for Father’s Day include cozy pajamas and a coffee mug. Keep it crafty—head to a local paint your own pottery store to personalize a coffee mug just for him. Add a coffee subscription to this creative gift to fill his new mug all year long. He’ll appreciate a hot cup of coffee when he’s on early morning duty with the kids.
Gifts for Father’s Day: Ideas for the Dad Who Loves To Travel
Have a dad who loves to travel? When travel is back on our agendas, we’ve got gifts for Father’s Day for the parent who has a little wanderlust. If your dad is always packing his bag for a trip, you can’t go wrong with travel essentials. Opt for a personalized duffle or toiletry bag with travel-size must-haves. Or give him a journal so that he can capture all the family memories on your next grand adventure.
For the Dad Who Loves Camping
Is the father figure in your life a happy camper? For the dad who loves the great outdoors, you can’t go wrong with brand-new gear. Make setting up camp a cinch with a pop-up tent. Look for modern accessories like solar panels that charge his phone while embracing his newest adventure. Speaking of phones, a waterproof pouch will come in handy and keep his device dry when enjoying water activities. Many phone pouches are touch sensitive—have fun taking photos when you’re kayaking, boating or fishing.
Make sure dad’s ready for the next camping trip with the proper clothing. Our essentials for outdoor adventures include a comfortable pair of shoes, hybrid shorts, performance T-shirts and a plaid shacket. You can never pack enough layers for a camping trip, from lightweight and packable puffer jackets to comfortable hoodies.
For the Dad Who Loves the Beach
Calling all beachcombers. We’ve got fun gifts for Father’s Day ideas for the surfer, swimmer or sunbather in your life. Gather the SPF, beach towels and pack a picnic for Father’s Day by the water. A new kite or frisbee makes a timeless gift that the entire family can enjoy. Keep dad safe from the sun with a new straw hat for your beach day. Feeling competitive? Organize a friendly sandcastle competition. Or give dad the day off—bury him in the sand so he can relax and take in the view.
For the ocean, bay, river, lake or pool, give him a fresh pair of swim trunks for summer. Keep it classic and treat him to board shorts to pair with his favorite polo and boat shoes. If your dad is the life of the party, select a pair of swim trunks in bright colors and bold prints. He can always tone it down with a classic white tee, hoodie and flip-flops. All you have left to do is stand clear when he prepares for an epic cannonball.
For the Dad Who Loves City Life
Does your dad have city lights in his sights for the next family adventure? From an overnight in your hometown to a get-away to discover an urban oasis, we’ve got more ideas of gifts for Father’s day. The best way to explore a new city is by walking. Get dad a pair of stylish sneakers, perfect for logging his steps. Is he planning to visit a new destination? Add a book on the city’s history to your gift idea list for Father’s Day.
Or, help him pack his bag for a new metropolis with a collection of on-trend clothes. From parks and museums to cultural events and dinners out, a capsule wardrobe will always come in handy. Outfit your dad with a stylish shirt, dark wash denim and lace-up shoes. Look for shoes with a rubber or athletic bottom for all that walking. Finish the outfit with a tailored blazer for an ensemble that works for any occasion—bon voyage.
Gifts for Father’s Day: Ideas for the Dad Who Loves Sports
For the sports fanatic in your life, the options for gifts for Father’s Day are almost endless. We’ve got ideas for every budget. Plan a hike or bike ride that provides quality time. Or, give dad new equipment and gear for his favorite sport—game on.
For the Sporty Dad
You can’t go wrong with a new club for an avid golfer for a Father’s Day splurge. Better yet, have multiple fathers you’re honoring on Father’s Day? Organize a round of golf for the father figures in your life. Create lasting memories on the back nine with a round of golf at a local course. Fore!
Expert tip: Borrowed from the polo field and tennis court, the polo shirt is the unofficial uniform for golfers. Men’s polo shirts come in many styles. Partnered with performance pants with lots of stretch and lightweight fabrications, all he needs is a pair of golf shoes. Now, he’s ready for his tee time.
For the Sports Fan Dad
Not a golfer? No problem. If your dad loves to be in the stands, treat him to tickets to cheer on his hometown team. If he’s more comfortable rooting for his team from home, splurge for a streaming service. From the NFL’s RedZone to MLB Extra Innings, make sure he doesn’t miss a play all season long. Jogger sets are on-trend for summer and another thoughtful gift. A new set will keep dad stylish and comfy while watching his favorite team.
For the Gamer Dad
Is EA Sports more his style? Still on a waiting list for the PS5 or XBox Series X? No problem. Host a family World Cup tournament from the comfort of your living room with the latest FIFA 21 game. Set the scene with a playful Olé, Olé, Olé chant to kick off this friendly Father’s Day family match.
Gifts for Father’s Day: Ideas for the Dad Who Loves To Cook
You’ll flip over our gifts for Father’s Day ideas for the dad who loves to cook. Do you often find your dad on the weekend making pancakes or stationed at the barbeque? For the grill master or seasoned chef in your life, surprise him with cooking essentials.
If Father’s Day has crept up on you, opt for a sentimental and budget-friendly gift for Father’s day—a family cookbook. Include favorite recipes that your dad has mastered. In addition to family recipes, mix in meals from his go-to TV chefs and cookbooks. If you’re not feeling crafty, how about a new cookbook for the home chef looking for inspiration? Independent bookstores like Kitchen Arts & Letters in New York City specialize in culinary history books and cookbooks. Treat him to a gift card so that he can select from thousands of books on food and drink. They’ll even help you find the out-of-print cookbook your dad grew up with.
Plan a Father’s Day to remember with an Airbnb Cooking Experience. Your foodie father can take cooking lessons from chefs around the world from the comfort of his own kitchen. Or, keep the kitchen clean and opt for a cooking experience for the family in nature. Choose from a farm-to-table meal at a local farm or a picnic at the beach or in a cave. With experts on hand, you’ll be able to guarantee a gourmet meal he’ll never forget.
Accessories for the kitchen, grill and bar make splendid gifts for Father’s Day. A personalized apron is the perfect gift for the stylish cook. He’ll be able to protect his go-to shirt when whipping up the latest culinary delight. When splatters happen, we’ve got a few tips to help remove stains so dad can get back to the grill.
Gifts for Father’s Day: Ideas for the Dad Who Loves to Be Entertained
Are the father figures in your life always looking for a bit of entertainment? Gifts for Father’s Day for the dad who loves the movies, music and reading are easy to pull off. Trust us. It can be as simple as planning a movie night with popcorn. Dads will appreciate the family time, especially if you let him pick the movie. Dim the lights, get settled under blankets and enjoy a classic film or new thriller on Father’s Day. One more thing—don’t forget the candy.
For the Creative Dad
For the creative dad itching to write a screenplay or novel, how about a MasterClass? Find a photographer, novelist, director or actor your dad loves and sign him up for a class. He can view these fun and educational classes anywhere and anytime. This is also an excellent gift if you’re celebrating from far away. There is no shipping needed for this virtual gift.
For the Musical Dad
For the dad whose passion is music, we’ve got a few suggestions for gifts for Father’s Day. From a classic vinyl of his favorite album to a Spotify playlist, create a Father’s Day soundtrack he’ll love. Are the parents in your life ready to get back out and see live shows? When it’s safe to do so in your area, score tickets for a local outdoor festival. If he already has tickets to an upcoming show, outfit him in an on-trend concert look. Surprise him with a soft T-shirt in a bright summer color that will keep him cool in the crowd. Or, opt for a comfortable pair of sneakers that will allow dad to walk, dance and stand for hours.
A gift for Father’s Day list without a mention of a tie in sight? We think they’d make exceptional gifts for dad, too. We’re here and ready for all of your Father’s Day gift needs. Ask a stylist to help put together the perfect personalized gift for Father’s Day. Until then, have fun crafting a thoughtful gift for the dad or dads in your life.