This Braun No Touch Thermometer is quickly becoming one of this year’s most sought-after household essentials, and its popularity probably won’t be slowing anytime soon due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. It offers non-invasive comfort that’s easy to use, safe, hygienic, and ideal for contactless forehead measurements. Pair it with one of the best neck gaiters for coronavirus protection to create a whole kit to get them through the next wave.
If she’s into layered jewelry and accessories, this Dune Jewelry Co. Boho Stack Ring won’t disappoint. She’ll know she’s a total gem every time she wears the interconnected silver stack with her choice (or yours) of sands and natural finishes that appear like glistening gems. Each bezel is layered to a slightly domed, glass-like finish she’ll be eager to show off. If she has a lot of trinkets, you should share these 18 clever ways to organize jewelry.
As someone who just got the keys to my first home, there’s one thing I wish I had at all times: a wireless camera to keep an eye on things. The Logitech Circle 2 is the best pick, as it ran away with our roundup of the best smart indoor security cameras. It’s affordable, easy to use, comes with free 24-hour storage, works indoors and out, and is compatible with Apple HomeKit, Alexa, and Google.
This sterling silver necklace is a statement piece that’s versatile enough to wear with almost any outfit. It features both smooth and textured links, with a dash of oxidation to enhance the details. The fashion-forward S-shaped clasp is a breeze to put on and take off without any help, too. Another way to find the perfect present? By looking to the stars and perusing our ultimate gift guide for every zodiac sign.
This Veritas Farms Holiday Tinctures Kit is loaded with festive, seasonally flavored CBD tinctures anyone looking for relaxation might want. Here’s the science behind how CBD can help with anxiety, which may be just enough to make the person on your list more open-minded about its many benefits. This set comes with four 15 ml bottles, each with 250 mg of full-spectrum hemp oil. One extra-strength serving offers 25 mg. The hard part is deciding which flavor to try first, because this package includes Sugar Plum, Cinnamon Roll, Clementine Spice, and Cranberry Orange.
There's something about the bond between a man and his grill that can't be matched. So you can't go wrong with a barbecue-themed gift like this highly-rated 20-piece set of grilling tools, which has over 2,000 positive reviews. People like that it has everything you could ever need for a backyard BBQ (from spatulas to tongs to skewers to even corn cob holders) and that the tools are made of high-quality, durable stainless steel.
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.
Vivobarefoot’s shoes for men, women, and kids are produced sustainably using recycled, locally sourced materials in independently monitored factories, and these men’s vegan hiking boots are an exciting addition to the company’s design lineup. They’re good for several terrain types, with a specially designed sole that lets the wearer feel more of the ground to connect to nature.
When was the last time your dad bought himself a new pillow? Was it after you puked on his bed from eating too much Halloween candy in third grade? If so, it’s time he had a new one. It might not sound like the most glamorous gift, but we’ve found shredded-foam pillows like the Nest Bedding Easy Breather to be life changing, both in comfort and in their impact on our sleep quality. It’s the ultimate practical gift that Dad might not even know he’s missing.
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 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!
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.
Many power banks are made either too heavy, or they work for only a while before giving up on you when you need them the most. With this USB power bank, you’re offered a sleekly designed power bank, complete with USB cords which will keep you charged up at all times. It comes with a stylish mesh bag which can be kept in even as you change your devices. Now dad can charge up his phones, camera and even a tablet at the same time, and watch this power bank stay strong will three full lights. Join millions all around the world by choosing the RAVPower Treatment.
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.
Make hiking and the outdoors exciting again for the men in your life with Columbia Men’s Newton Ridge Plus II Waterproof Hiking Boot. Experience stability where you need it and flexibility where you don’t, with this boot’s rugged outsole feature. To provide extra comfort and to cushion, these boots feature lightweight Techlite midsoles that also ensure you don’t slip in the mud. Get your dad these breathable boots and watch him have the time of his life on that trail. Our guide to hiking shoes offers more great hiking footwear so check it out.
Perhaps your father figure isn’t the most organized person in the suburb. This tiny tracker can help keep an eye on his belongings with minimal effort. It’s small enough to fit on just about anything and has a three-year battery life, so he can just stick it and forget it. When he inevitably misplaces his remote control or car keys, he can track them down up to 150 feet away (assuming he doesn’t lose his device with the Tile app on it). It might not be the most exciting gift, but it’ll keep him from calling you every time something goes missing.
While Yeti makes our all-time favorite cooler, you might not want to shell out nearly $1,000 (!!) for his gift. Fortunately, you can get him the Yeti he loves at a more affordable price point (i.e. less than $25) with the popular Rambler mug. Made of double vacuum-insulated stainless steel, it has nearly 12,000 reviews on Amazon for keeping coffee steaming hot (or their water ice cold) for hours.