Sometimes you’re just not in the mood to hear "Hotel California" for the umpteenth time in a row, but Dad’s got his boombox out and he’s ready to rock. Entice him to isolate the experience with this pair of slick earbuds. These little pods have an incredible 10 hours of battery life and feel great in the ear, so they can be worn comfortably for as long as he feels like it. Now he can blast his beats to himself until he falls asleep. Read the review here.
Reach for real truffle-infused hot sauce from Truff, because this vegan-approved heat maker also delivers rich, too-good-to-be-true earthy truffle flavor with every drop. It’s a great gift for hot sauce lovers, vegans, the one who always adds a new flavor to omelets and pasta dishes, and the homemade soup fanatic. Find out which hot sauce is the royal family’s favorite.

This gorgeous wrap dress from Bluffworks is just the sort of business casual essential her wardrobe could use, because it’s perfect for both in-person work and stylish video calls, and its timeless tailoring will easily make it her favorite piece for the next several years. Offered in both petite and standard sizes, it resists odors and wrinkles and has six thoughtfully placed pockets. Yes, it has pockets!
This candle from Henry Rose is a first from the brand, emitting a warm glow from a 100 percent cotton wick and blended coconut, soy, and vegetable waxes infused with the brand’s mysterious and sensual Torn fragrance. Notes of vanilla bean, earthy vetiver root, and cozy sweetness will fill the air. It’s manufactured in small batches and hand-poured in the United States, so you’ll feel good about supporting an American business.
Cooking—although a fun, collaborative, and often unifying task—can also be extremely laborious. How about you buy Dad a three-course dinner from the famed Katz’s Delicatessen, located in Manhattan’s Lower East Side, instead? Dishes include delicacies like homemade matzoh ball soup, hand-sliced pastrami, corned beef, and chocolate babka. The soups, meats, and knishes come frozen inside a cooler in the box; the soup is individually portioned and bubble wrapped, and the meats and knishes rest in vacuum-sealed bags. The bread, pickles, babka, and mustard are inside the same package but placed separately from the cooler. Although Katz’s claims the meal serves four people, we think you and your dad can probably finish it off yourselves, if you’re really hungry.
If he loved chocolate milk as a kid, this elevated health-focused version in a can will be the wow-worthy gift he’ll want to add to his regular routine. It’s a lactose-free, low-sugar, non-GMO, and high-protein take on everyone’s favorite childhood drink, with each can boasting a full 17 grams of protein and only 130 calories. It’s also a great protein solution for vegetarians who still enjoy dairy.
Most waxed aprons are made from canvas, with a thick top layer of paraffin (to repel water), but that makes them heavy and stiff. The Tilit Contra Chef Apron, on the other hand, is made from a thinner cotton fabric that contains a water-repelling solution. This little detail makes the Tilit apron lighter and more comfortable than typical waxed canvas aprons. We think the clean lines, narrow bib, and welted pockets give the Tilit Contra a neat and polished look, and Dad will agree. And this apron comes in a slew of both perennial and seasonal color options.
Create a fun, visual display of treasured family moments with these adorable Mixtiles. Choose one photographic Mixtile for as little as $12, or create dozens of gallery-worthy expressions for the whole crew. Even better? Your giftee won’t have to pull out a hammer and nails to put them up. All they have to do is peel off the sticky strips on the back of the frames and put them wherever they want. This set of nine Mixtiles is ideal over a dresser or entryway table, and it’s a perfect surprise gift that shows appreciation and artistic value.
Whether they work on this glamorous Four Ferns puzzle from Lemonade Puzzles alone or as a team, it’ll provide hours of fulfilling brain teasing and an end product that’s so beautiful to look at it that it may need to end up on a wall. The artist, Juliana Lupacchino, is a native of Savannah, Georgia, and she uses the Southern landscape as inspiration for many of her pieces. You might also want to include some of these classic board games everyone should own.
Keep your social distance from big gatherings and holiday parties this year and give the impossible-to-shop-for adult on your list this ultra-cool Bartesian Premium Cocktail and Margarita Machine. Think of it like an at-home bartender, with push-button simplicity and almost shocking ease of use to make pro-level cocktails with minimal effort. They’ll pop a capsule in, select the preferred strength, and press “mix.” The system draws the appropriate spirit from its reservoir and mixes a cocktail that will instantly make them feel like they’re at a famous hotel bar or resort (or simply out of the house). It’s fully equipped, meaning the capsules ensure that no additional real juice, bitters, or extracts are necessary, but keep in mind that the alcohol itself is sold separately. This handy appliance also happens to be one of Amazon’s top sellers this year.
While the stereotypical dad might bristle at the idea of preparing food with anything other than caveman methods, this propane smoker is a fantastic alternative to traditional wood-based cooking. Where a regular smoker would require constant fussiness and attention to ensure the meal comes out just right, the Masterbuilt needs little caretaking. Dad can just place the ingredients onto the four racks inside the cooking chamber, set the temperature, and wait for the perfectly smoked delicacies to emerge. Read our full review here.

Bryce Gruber covers gift ideas, shopping, and e-commerce at RD.com, although you've likely seen her work across a variety of women's lifestyle and parenting topics at TheLuxurySpot.com, Bravo, Parents.com, Martha Stewart, and on your TV screen through national talk shows including The Tamron Hall Show. She lives and works in New York's Hudson Valley with her five small children. Find her on social media at @brycegruber.
This Carhartt jacket is a clean and stylishly designed jacket ideal for the contemporary man. The Carhartt Men’s Sherpa Lined Sandstone Sierra jacket is a 100% cotton with awesome cuffs that keep out the wind and weather. There are also two pockets of proper sizing that enable you to store any necessities as you please. The angle of all pockets ensures that you don’t lose any of your valuables as you feel great in this jacket.
This authentic Japanese-style barbecue sauce from Bachan’s is the exciting vegan, small-batch, non-GMO way to take their dishes on a trip around the world even when everyone is staying home. Don’t expect this one to go on like American barbecue sauce, because it simply won’t. It’s a thinner, more teriyaki-like sauce that adds just the right balance of salty, sweet, and savory notes to meat, fish, veggies, and even tofu.
The matte black finishing and sleek design on this Balmuda toaster make it seem more like a new Porsche than a small kitchen appliance, which adds an extra dose of fun flair to its impressive list of functions. It’s compact and able to switch between cooking modes designed to suit a range of mouthwatering favorites like sandwich bread, artisan bread, pizza, and pastries. It comes with a size-appropriate baking pan and unlimited inspiration for new meal ideas. You might also want to check out these genius products that will cut cooking time in half.
A pair of Nest security cameras for the outside and one for the inside will be a home security lover’s dream come true. The system works with Google Nest Max and Alexa, and can be monitored from a smartphone just about anywhere there’s Internet access. That means frequent travelers, parents with kids getting home before them, or just about anyone else can feel safer. These are more of the top-reviewed home security cameras.

Give Dad the gift of sleep. Google's Nest Mini has a lot of uses, but it's also one of our favorite white noise machines. Just have him say "Hey Google, play rain sounds" or "white noise" or "fan sounds." There's a whole list of relaxing sounds any Google Assistant speaker can make. But ambient sounds are just a sliver of what Google Assistant can do: It can play the news, blast music, answer your Google queries, even control other smart home equipment he might have installed around the house.

In creating this therapeutic yet masculine scent, the Chanel Allure Homme Sports Eau De Toilette Spray sought to provide every man’s needs in a small, portable package that they’ll love. This spray adds a touch of class to every man who uses it, and as such, is one great gift option for all dads this Christmas. Find more great products like this by checking out our guide to the best men’s colognes.


When the best hair masks for damaged hair just aren’t enough to restore overprocessed tresses, this Dermstore exclusive gift set will get the job done in style. Thirsty, frizzy hair will soak up famous breakage-reducing hair protectors from the Olaplex line, including No. 3 Hair Perfector, No. 4 Bond Maintenance Shampoo, No. 5 Bond Maintenance Conditioner, and No. 6 Bond Smoother Leave-In Cream.
Whether it’s the person who already has everything or the person who’s seemingly impossible to please, we all have that certain someone on our list who stumps us when holiday time rolls around. And finding the right thing might be even trickier this year, since we don’t really want to spend hours in a number of different stores, searching for just the right thing. That’s where this massive list of unique gifts comes in. Not only can it all be delivered right to your (or their) doorstep, but it’s stuff they’ll truly love.
Pamper his feet by getting dad a pair of UGG Men’s Scuff Slippers this Christmas. Products from UGG are made with genuine materials and exhibit a touch of quality artistry that many can recognise. Made from suede, these imported slippers are manufactured using dyes sheep fur from the UK, USA or Australia. His feet are bound to feel extra comfortable and warm with the leather sole and fur shearling insole. These slippers can be worn anywhere, even though a puddle of water! With a water-resistant suede upper, tackling mould or cleaning the suede will not be a problem; so there’s no excuse not to buy these ones as daddies Christmas stocking stuffer.  
Wirecutter editor Tim Barribeau waxed poetic about Hasami porcelain in 2017 and again in spring 2020, and in his stead, I will do the same. My favorite mugs—like Tim’s—are from Hasami, a Japanese ceramics company. I bet one of these mugs, given the chance, will become your dad’s favorite, too. Hasami mugs are gorgeous porcelain pieces that always look like a set, no matter what size or color you end up buying. They’re easily (and pleasantly) stackable, making it a joy to view more than one on your shelves. To start, I recommend investing in the 13-ounce mug in gloss gray, which is, in my opinion, the perfect size in the most striking color available.
For dads who love to bird-watch from their kitchen, Wirecutter’s pick for the best bird feeder is the Droll Yankees 18-Inch Onyx Mixed Seed Bird Feeder with Removable Base. It was the sturdiest and best-built bird feeder we tested, with tough metal components that secure tightly to the body of the feeder. The Onyx is versatile enough to hold several different feed types, and it’s backed by a lifetime guarantee against the damage any pesky squirrels can do. The base is easy to take off and clean, and—most importantly—there’s plenty of room for birds to perch.
Keep your social distance from big gatherings and holiday parties this year and give the impossible-to-shop-for adult on your list this ultra-cool Bartesian Premium Cocktail and Margarita Machine. Think of it like an at-home bartender, with push-button simplicity and almost shocking ease of use to make pro-level cocktails with minimal effort. They’ll pop a capsule in, select the preferred strength, and press “mix.” The system draws the appropriate spirit from its reservoir and mixes a cocktail that will instantly make them feel like they’re at a famous hotel bar or resort (or simply out of the house). It’s fully equipped, meaning the capsules ensure that no additional real juice, bitters, or extracts are necessary, but keep in mind that the alcohol itself is sold separately. This handy appliance also happens to be one of Amazon’s top sellers this year.
With battery life that can last about a week, the Garmin Fenix 5S is an outdoorsy fitness watch made for a dad. It has an accurate heart rate monitor, GPS and GLONASS satellite positioning, workout tracking, and step counting. The 5S is particularly nice, because it fits a wider variety of wrists, both large and small, but there are plenty of other awesome fitness trackers if you're shopping for someone with particular needs.
Signe Brewster is a senior staff writer at Wirecutter covering drones, virtual reality, 3D printers, STEM toys, smart-home gadgets, and hobby tools. She previously reported on emerging technology and science for several tech publications (with brief stints at CERN and The Onion). She spends her free time quilting and pursuing an MFA in creative writing.
This Carhartt jacket is a clean and stylishly designed jacket ideal for the contemporary man. The Carhartt Men’s Sherpa Lined Sandstone Sierra jacket is a 100% cotton with awesome cuffs that keep out the wind and weather. There are also two pockets of proper sizing that enable you to store any necessities as you please. The angle of all pockets ensures that you don’t lose any of your valuables as you feel great in this jacket.
The Betterair Biotica800 uses a proprietary blend of probiotics to repopulate indoor environments with an ultra-fine mist that continuously releases the good bugs into the air. They land of surfaces, penetrate fabrics, and infiltrate every corner of the home for a safe, naturally cleaner environment. It turns out probiotics can even help fight colds and the flu, which is definitely news we can all use this year. The set includes a Biotica800 base unit, a three-month supply of misting, wall mount, stabilizer feet, and a power cord.
Everyone deserves a little something for making it through 2020, so we’ve put together this list of presents to put a smile on anyone’s face. We combed the internet and went into our testing archives to find the best gifts for him, gifts for her and everyone else. And don’t worry, we won’t tell if you get a couple of gifts for yourself too. To make sure your gift arrives in time, be sure to check estimated shipping times — and consider expedited shipping if you’d like it to be delivered before Christmas. For more ideas, check out our roundups of 5-star Amazon gifts and top-rated Nordstrom gifts.

This special-edition holiday kit from Dr. Dennis Gross Skincare will gently strip back the old, dull layers of skin we’ve all been trapped in this year to reveal a new, brighter face for 2021. The set includes two face peels that help refine the skin while minimizing the appearance of fine lines, large pores, dark spots, hyperpigmentation, and breakouts. Whew, that’s a lot! While you’re shopping, don’t miss these anti-aging creams that dermatologists trust the most.

If you have no clue which one item to get him, why not get him five? Burt’s Bees Men’s Gift Set offers you with one gift set that contains five precious skincare items he’s sure to love. The travel sized products include body wash, hand salve, aftershave, shave cream and original Beeswax Lip Balm, and are sure to delight your favourite man, nourish his skin and give him the pampering of his life. These products come in an adorable heritage gift tin that is perfect as a Christmas gift for your dad or grandfather.

The last thing any man wants to do after a long day at work is go back out to the store because he ran out of razors (or worse, realize it in the morning when it's too late and he has a 9 a.m. meeting). Enter a subscription to Dollar Shave Club, which is one of our favorite subscription boxes of the year. It'll keep him stocked with all the necessary shaving essentials delivered right to his doorstep.
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