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).
Having a great dry shampoo on hand is one of the secrets to keeping hair selfie-ready, and Oribe’s Dry Styling Collection is the ideal way to seal the good-hair deal. It includes the brand’s iconic Dry Texturizing Spray in two sizes, as well as a generously sized Gold Lust Dry Shampoo. She’ll be able to shave time off her morning routine and go longer between washes with this set, and time is the most valuable gift of all.
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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.
This Colleen Rothschild Beauty Discovery Kit has everything she’ll need to start a skin-care routine, healthy habits, or just take her elegant show on the road. It’s great for all skin types and includes best-sellers like the brand’s Radiant Cleansing Balm, Clarifying Detox Mask, Face Oil No. 9, Sheer Renewal Cream, Dual Enzyme Polish, and Extreme Recovery Cream, along with a muslin cleansing cloth—all neatly packed in a travel-ready bag.

These number one best-selling hiking shoes for men come with thousands of positive ratings, thanks to their quality construction, sturdy synthetic soles, performance suede leather and mesh uppers, and a protective rubber toe cap that keeps the wearer warm and dry. They fit and feel like a sneaker that’s somehow able to do much heavier-duty work, like hiking through damp forests—or just heading down the slushy winter driveway to the mailbox. We’re supportive either way.
These cozy slippers by Staheekum are a well-made marvel he’ll use every day. They’re lined with country flannel to be warm, durable, and indoor-outdoor friendly, since they’re paired with a hearty synthetic sole. He’ll kick back by the fireplace, run for the paper at the end of the driveway, or tinker around the garage on a chilly day. Bonus: They’re true to size, which makes gift shopping a cinch. Looking for something more unusual? These unique gifts for him should do the trick!
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.

Pop open the luxe velvet box and a tiny light illuminates this diamond dazzler from Joie de Vive. Reviewers give the bestselling necklace, a bezel-set diamond on a solid 18K gold chain, all five stars for being “elegant and simple” and “excellent quality” with a “mesmerizing diamond” and a “chain that sparkles.” It’s made in the USA from ethical IGI Certified VS+ clarity diamonds and reclaimed metals to decrease the global demand for newly mined gold. One fan sums it up: “Definitely more than five stars!”


This one-pound bag of single-source African coffee is harvested along steep volcanic mountains within the western provinces of Rwanda at altitudes nearing 6,000 feet above sea level. The result is a cup with balanced, sweet, creamy mouthfeel, robust fruity flavor, and widespread appeal. Every purchase also supports The Water Project, Inc., which is a soul-energizing bonus at the end of each cup.
Titleist Pro V1 and Pro V1x golf balls offer total performance for every player. With its extraordinary yet consistent flight distance, each element works together precisely as per the initial design to deliver the performance you need on every shot. These golf balls feature penetrating trajectory and extremely low long game spin to make all your shots a breeze. In a variety of ways, quality balls can help improve anyone’s game, so don’t listen to those who say higher end balls are only for low handicappers or pros. Titleist ProV1 Golf Balls are well worth the price, so use them and feel the difference! A perfect golf gift for your dad!
If the guy in your life has been locked up inside the house, it might be time for a weekend getaway (while being safe and socially distant, of course). If that’s the case, he’ll love this small duffel bag from Baboon to the Moon, which is waterproof and made with super-durable OM Stardust Ballistic shell material. Need more than a weekend? It also comes in a larger size for a more extended escape. And if he packs super light, there’s also a mini size for shorter trips.
Many people are working from home these days, which makes a good office chair an absolute necessity. Spare your giftee from any more back pain with this incredibly comfortable and well-priced chair from Alera. It was our budget pick among the best office chairs of 2020, but if you really want to splurge, look into our top pick, the Steelcase Series 1. It comes in at $415 but is worth every penny.
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.
Breakfast is a critical meal that often shapes the rest of our day. With running errands and having to take the kids to school, there’s only so much we can do. Most times we wish we could grab a quick sandwich and move. The good news is that with the Hamilton Beach Breakfast Sandwich Maker, your morning can be made easier. Make a perfectly delicious breakfast sandwich in under five minutes in the comfort of your home by layering fresh ingredients such as eggs or cheese underneath your selected bread. What’s more, there’s no need to fuss about how tiring clean-up will be, as this sandwich maker comes with removable parts that can be placed into the dishwasher with ease!

Another unique gift that you probably haven't thought about since the late 80s or early 90s is a Polaroid camera. Now a regular digital camera isn't really a unique gift in the 21st century but a Polaroid camera is insanely unique nowadays. This is a gift that will make him feel all sorts of nostalgic and a gift that he will have a ton of fun using over and over again. He will love having the power to take and then hold a picture in his hand and will cover the refrigerator and his workspace with pics of this family.
Sometimes someone is so close to you that getting them a standard gift doesn’t feel heartfelt or meaningful enough. In that case, going with a personalized or custom present is a surefire way to show you really put your heart into it. Grafomap is a service that will make a custom map of anywhere in the world, whether it’s the city where you met your significant other, the town they were born in, or any other place they hold dear.
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.
Using a keyboard can be stressful to your body, as it may affect your wrists, neck and arms. With the Penclic KB3 Wireless Ergonomic Mini Keyboard, you can help your favourite person say goodbye to strain, bending and general body pains during and after Christmas. Experience the best ergo friendly positions with this keyboard, which has been developed with rounded low profile keys. These keys are not only tactile, but they’re also quiet and comfortable to trigger making them ultimately effective and fast. The Penclic wireless keyboards are stylish, with full-sized keys and scissors keycaps encased in brushed aluminium for both aesthetics and functionality. Connect this keyboard via Bluetooth to up to two different devices with a wireless reach of up to ten metres. If you’re looking for a gift that addresses both aesthetics and health, the ergonomic keyboard from Penclic is your best bet.
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.
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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.

Take, for example, the D.I.Y. Laguiole Toothpick Knife Kit: Like a pocket knife, a traditional toothpick knife can be used for a wide variety of everyday tasks, from opening a package (video) to chopping fruits and veggies. (If your dad is so daring, he can even take its name literally and use it to floss.) With this knife kit, your dad will have all the parts necessary to make his own Occitan-style pocket knife (so it’s a mini assembly project, where building it is half the fun). This gift is craftier and requires a bigger time commitment than if you simply got your dad Wirecutter’s favorite budget pocket knife, the Sanrenmu 710 (aka 7010). But the 710 is a great choice, too, if your dad doesn’t have time for crafts.
Cuisinart is known for their modern, innovative culinary tools ideal for the contemporary chef. The brand is not limited to food processors and they also provide a wide range of products loved by both professional chefs and regular food lovers. With the Cuisinart Deluxe Stainless Steel Grill Set, dad can have a jolly ‘barbecue’ time in the lawn, patio or this favourite campsite this Christmas. Complete with grill tongs, a chef’s spatula that has an in-built opener, corn holders, cleaning brush and an extra brush head, this stainless steel grill set from Cuisinart is a joy to use. This grill is ideal for on the go cooking with its aluminium storage case that can contain anything the chef finds vital to his delicacy. A perfect BBQ Christmas gift for your favorite man.
The Nintendo Switch has become quite the hot commodity in 2020 and has been selling out all year long. Whether you’re buying for a young gamer looking for family-friendly titles, a young person who wants to play the latest and greatest, or a classic gamer jonesing for a nostalgia fix, the Switch has it all. Right now, it's hard to find a regular Nintendo Switch that will arrive before Christmas, but the Nintendo Switch Lite is still available from Best Buy and is also a fantastic gift.
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