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Gap sweatshirts are cult-favorite classics, and this year’s softest hoodie will be a surefire win for the woman on your list looking for ultra-soft, wearable comfort that pairs just as well with the available matching sweatpants as with denim, leggings, and other winter-worthy layers. The curved hem offers a flattering fit, and draw cords give it a distinctly modern feel. If you have a BFF who’s all about comfort, try this or one of these 65 great best friend gifts for every type of friend.
While a kitchen faucet may not be exactly what they expected, the kitchen design lovers on your list will obsess over this Isenberg K. 1200 Caso in their sink. It’s a dual spray stainless steel kitchen faucet with a pull-out function that makes everything from filling to washing a pot far easier than ever before, all while looking like an ad for luxurious living. This is definitely for the one always admiring kitchen decor and appliances, and will last for years.
While many women are happy with "traditional" gifts like candy, flowers, or jewelry, it can sometimes be a bit harder to find a gift that resonates with a man. The best birthday gifts for him include everything from a new luxury watch to a stylish slim fit suit to a healthy supply of his favorite protein powder. The Ringside 100-pound Muay Thai Punching Heavy Bag is another great gift choice.

A grill might not be the most original gift for dads, but our favorite pellet grill is anything but traditional. The Traeger Pro 575 maintains its set temperature to produce tender, juicier meat more consistently than the competition. It can also connect to Wi-Fi, which allows cooks to monitor it from afar—and frees up Dad to join the party instead of hovering over the food. (No judgments if he wants to throw a few burgers on the ol’ charcoal grill for fun, though.)


Staying hydrated is always important, and whether the woman in your life is hitting at-home workouts harder than ever or just needs a bottle to live on the desk at her home office, this is a perfect choice. Reviewers rate it 4.8-stars because it’s a seriously beautiful water bottle. Covered in a minimal floral print, it’s not only sustainable but will accentuate her home decor too.
The Filson Rugged Twill Tote Bag makes a great present for Dad for the same reasons we love it as a gift for any other occasion: It’s lightweight, well constructed, and can suit any occasion, from running errands to sitting in on a business meeting. And it has a standard but elevated design that makes it appear as though the wearer has it all together, too (even if that’s not the case). The Filson tote is made from 100% cotton water-repellent twill, and the inner seams are bound to protect them from fraying. Basically, it’s safeguarded against all of the activities that dads are wont to do—but in case you’re still worried, the Filson Tote has a lifetime warranty.
These newly released Made In red wine glasses are crafted by the cookware brand of choice for Michelin-star restaurants around the United States, and they feature titanium-reinforced coating that hardens the glassware itself to make it more resistant to abrasions, scratches, and breaking. Made in Italy with pure raw materials, they are light in the hand and dishwasher-safe.
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.
Ask any chef or serious cook: an 8-inch Chef’s Knife is a must-have. This Henckels model is almost universally praised by online shoppers and won our roundup of the best chef’s knives, easily slicing through the competition in our testing. If you want something to go with it, I personally love the $50 Epicurean Gourmet Series cutting board, which is beautiful, functional, excelled in our testing, and is even dishwasher-safe.
Among the drippers we tested for making great pour-over coffee, the Kalita Wave 185 Dripper produced the most consistent, flavorful, and balanced coffee, perfectly suited to your dad’s sophisticated taste buds. After brewing 150 cups, we found the Kalita Dripper’s flat-bottomed design promoted more-even water drainage and made it easy for beginners to get consistent results (for example, it made great coffee even when we just eyeballed the amount of water per pour, or when our aim and timing were off).
If you're not quite sure what kind of hot sauce your dad likes, or if he isn't committed to this or that variety of the spicy stuff, then The Good Hurt Fuego Hot Sauces Sampler is a great gift idea. It features sauces made with peppers that come from India, Mexico, and beyond, and it has flavors ranging from Chipotle Pepper to Garlic Herb to Whiskey Habanero.
This deeply relaxing Anim massage oil from Asheville Botanicals was created with input from professional massage therapists to offer the deepest therapeutic relief for sore, tired muscles. It contains organic oils blended with a concentrated hemp extract for a light, moisturizing oil that enhances relaxation. Each bottle contains 200 mg of hemp extract that works hard on muscles to soothe, calm, and relax. A massage with this stuff is a surefire way to be lulled into restful sleep.
This Lasko 1500W bathroom space heater is a ceramic dream come true for those with drafty, cold bathrooms and a penchant for spending a little too much time on the throne, in the shower, or on their hair routine. It also works nicely in other compact rooms and will be appreciated all winter long. Did you know that some items ship faster on Walmart+ than Amazon Prime?
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.
Toddler or teenager, it doesn't matter. Every dad needs some peace and quiet occasionally, and the only way he might get it is a good pair of noise-canceling headphones. Bose QuietComfort 35 Series 2 are among the best you can get when it comes to canceling noise, and they sound good too. They'll help any dad relax, even if the world around him never does. For a more affordable option (that still rocks), try the Plantronics BackBeat Pro 2 or Voyager 8200.
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.
A grill might not be the most original gift for dads, but our favorite pellet grill is anything but traditional. The Traeger Pro 575 maintains its set temperature to produce tender, juicier meat more consistently than the competition. It can also connect to Wi-Fi, which allows cooks to monitor it from afar—and frees up Dad to join the party instead of hovering over the food. (No judgments if he wants to throw a few burgers on the ol’ charcoal grill for fun, though.)

This camera from Canon is a great gift to give this Christmas. The Canon PowerShot offers high-resolution photos in a portable digital camera. With a great sensor and processor, all images and videos taken with this camera are of high quality. Great for snapshots, this camera is easy to carry around and can store thousands of photos on its memory card. Also for sharper handheld shooting, lens benefits from Digital IS, which helps to minimise the appearance of camera shake. A sleek design with excellent image output, the Canon PowerShot Digital Camera is a sight to behold. Make sure you also check our selection of the best travel cameras on the market today.
If your dad is an early adopter who’s always on the lookout for the latest and greatest tech, or if he just can’t get his hands on a new Xbox or PlayStation this year, a virtual reality headset could be the perfect escape. The Oculus Quest 2 is Wirecutter’s favorite VR headset because it’s relatively inexpensive and easy to use. It doesn’t require any cords or expensive PCs, so your dad can play games anywhere. Just don’t be surprised when he won’t give you a turn.
While I am sure that your dad doesn't mind mowing the lawn, he could probably do a lot with the time he has spent over the years making sure the lawn is green and trimmed adequately. The Husqvarna Automower is a really cool gift that he might not be able to wrap his head around at first, but once he sees what it can do he will definitely speak of the gift as being "cool" This is the kind of gift he will brag to all of his friends about and even though he isn't actively mowing the lawn that doesn't mean he won't sit and watch as this lawnmower does its thing.
Here’s the thing: Anyone might be hesitant to drop big bucks for an impossibly cozy luxury blanket for themselves, but anyone would also be thrilled to receive this as a gift. Available in a variety of colors, this weighted, chunky-braided blanket provides the coziest cocoonlike feel, void of artificial colors and synthetic beads. She’ll be thanking you all winter long.
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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.
A genuine fashion miracle is happening here—cashmere basics at affordable prices, like this Quince Mongolian Cashmere Tee ringing in well under $50. Before you run off thinking that it’s a blended fabric and not fully cashmere, think again. The brand uses 100 percent grade-A Mongolian cashmere at a 15.1-micron thickness sourced from Hircus goats in Inner Mongolia. It comes in a variety of colors and only requires a modest amount of extra laundry care. But don’t worry: Here’s how you can unshrink a sweater if you forget to read the label.
This useful Honey-Can-Do Lap Desk is the gift the work-from-home crowd will adore whenever they need a break from the kitchen table, a rigid desk, or whatever uncomfortable position they’ve been up in for way too long. They’ll be able to more comfortably place their laptop on this cushioned must-have for hours of easy working on the sofa, recliner chair, or another unofficial work zone. Have a giggle at these hilariously accurate work-from-home memes while you wait for your order to ship.
Every man’s car is his baby. Show your dad and his baby some extra love this Christmas with the Turtle Wax Complete ICE Premium Car Care Kit. This kit comes complete with eight items; the ICE Interior Cleaner & Protectant (T484R), ICE Spray Wax (T477R), ICE Speed Compound (50598), ICE Spray Detailer (T470R), 2 Microfiber Towels and 2 Foam Applicator Pads. With a smart shield technology, the premium care kit for cars builds layers of shine & protection. All products included in the kit help remove dust, stains and scratches with no greasy trace or drying in the crevice. Love this product? Check out our review of the best car waxes for our top picks.
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.
A simple way to find the best gifts for men is by thinking outside the box. Whether you’re looking for gift ideas for your boyfriend or gifts for Grandpa, thinking about their hobbies, interests, and passions is a good place to start. Is he a lover of all things sports? Check out our collection of sports memorabilia and sports-themed gifts that will look great in his man cave. Does the man in your life like to sit back, relax, and sip on a cold one? You can never go wrong with our beer and bar gifts! And if he loves a new experience or is always traveling, our experience gifts and travel products will make his trips that much better.
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.
People adore their Sonos systems, and the Sonos One SL is the best way to get in on the act. Just a single One SL can fill a room with beautiful music that is so, so much nicer than what you get from basic smart speakers like the Amazon Echo. The One SL can stream from all the most popular music services, works with Alexa, and can even be paired with a second One SL for wireless stereo sound.
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