This Cubcoats Pimm product is a T-shirt and a stuffed animal all in one! It’s a fun way to get little ones excited about new clothes because it’s also a toy. In a few quick seconds, the comfy tee transforms into a gender-neutral plush toy that’s great to play with, show off to friends and loved ones, or use as an impromptu pillow on long-haul flights and road trips.
If you’re going to buy the little girl in your life some new clothes, let them be Piccolina Trailblazer tees. They’re each made of 100 percent cotton and feature illustrated portraits of iconic female superheroes from real life, like Amelia Earhart, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Mae Jemison. These little bits of inspiring fashion art send a powerful “you can do anything” message to growing gals. For superheroes of the fictional variety, check out these out-of-this-world Star Wars gifts for every Jedi fan.
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.
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.
For as low as $79, the glasses-wearing person on your list can pick out a new pair of frames they absolutely love—stress-free. They’ll pick five frames they really like from Liingo’s wide selection or text one of the brand’s stylists for suggestions based on face shape, style preferences, and trends. Then the brand will ship them free of charge (both ways), the recipient will give them a whirl, and they’ll pick the ones they like best. They can keep one, all, or even none—there’s no commitment, but we’re pretty sure they’ll find at least one perfect pair.
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.
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.
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.
This gift is for the human and best furry friend, and it’s packed with travel essentials for Fido that simplify the human’s life. It’s a great way to spoil new pup parents and includes a four-pound bag of Jinx Superfood Kibble, a bag of low-calorie plant-based Pumpkin & Apple Biscuit Treats made with human-grade ingredients, a weekender bag made of heavyweight cotton, a portable water bowl, and a doggy tennis bowl. It’s great for visiting Grandma’s house for the first time or taking Fido for a long cool-weather hike for some epic pics of playing in the leaves. If the person on your list is a pet parent, you’ll definitely want to check out these other paw-some gifts for dog lovers.
We love Field Notes notebooks of all designs for their quality, but this special collection featuring 18 national parks on the covers of the company’s perfectly pocket-sized notebooks is especially alluring. Depending on which series you choose (or maybe you prefer to buy the whole set), your dad might be inspired by the artists’ richly hued depictions of Denali National Park’s green aurora or the bison of Yellowstone.
Philips Hue A19 smart light bulbs make it easy for Dad to create a relaxing environment for when he’s at home, and they’re even easier to control using Bluetooth and his smartphone. If your dad is particularly tech savvy, we recommend adding a Hue hub, which will allow him to set Schedules, as well as integrate the light bulbs with motion sensors and wireless switches from the Hue family of accessories. The White and Color Ambiance A19 Starter Kit includes four bulbs (and a Hue hub) to get dad’s system off the ground and running.
Whether or not your dad already plays a lot of board games, we think he’ll like Codenames (one of our favorite board games for adults). It’s quick to play, easy to learn, and flexible on how many people can participate. It’s also popular across generations, so you, your dad, your dad’s dad, and maybe even your dad’s dad’s dad can all play together.
Can’t celebrate with family and friends in person? Let us do the heavy lifting. Browse Secret Santa gifts for a far-away special someone, or pick out fun stocking stuffers and a great Christmas present for the college student that can’t make it home for the holidays. From personalized Christmas ornaments to beautiful jewelry, you’ll find the perfect fit for anyone on your list.
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.
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.
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!
If he has a thing for furniture and interior decor then there is a unique gift idea that you won't see on a bunch of shopping lists this year, but that doesn't mean that it isn't insanely cool. The Globe Shaped Wine Bar is a fantastic gift that really stands out. This is something that he most likely wouldn't ever dream of asking for but if he is a fan of hosting parties and a fan of mixing a great cocktail or uncorking a nice bottle of wine then he is going to fall in love with it the second he lays eyes one it. This gift will be a conversation piece for years to come and will be something that he definitely keeps forever.
A trusted and portable external hard drives brand, My Passport has paired perfectly with backup software from WD that offers password protection, securing all your files. With the 4TB Black My Passport Portable External Hard Drive, your on-the-go lifestyle is not a problem as it is easy to carry even in your pocket. Keep your favorite movies, music and videos handy at all times with this redesigned external hard drive. Get this as a Christmas present if your dad is the type that never seems to have enough space to store all his documents and favorite Christmas movies.
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.
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 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.
Whether you’re celebrating your granddad, your dad, or your favorite “zaddy,” you may need some gifting inspiration. Dads often don’t help in this regard; the most common refrain from my own father as we approach any holiday is a gruff “I don’t want anything.” But of course he does, and even if you can’t pull it out of him, you can still get your dad something he’ll appreciate. Send him one of these great, Wirecutter-recommended gifts for dads—none of which is another boring tie.
The grill master on your list will be awestruck when they open this memorable Solo Stove bundle, perfect for everything from the grilled steak to fish to veggies. It brings a no-hassle approach to charcoal grilling that gives even novices the ability to grill a master chef–level meal. Aside from the grill itself, the bundle includes both a short and tall stand, so it’s easy to transport or set up more permanently in the backyard, as well as a grill pack with four pounds of charcoal briquettes, a set of grill tools, a grill shelter, carry case, and more. If you’re on a budget, you can still find plenty of unique gifts for the BBQ aficionado in your life: Try these 17 must-haves for any grilling station.
This kit of targeted supplements was designed to keep bloating away and gut health in play, offering probiotic and enzyme support to three key areas including reproductive health organs, the gut, and the immune system. Packed with organic ingredients like fenugreek seed powder, dandelion root, and parsley leaf powder, this bloat-busting kit goes to work in a matter of days, making the female microbiome a happier, more sparkle-worthy place.
Everybody poops, and there's a good chance it's not always pleasant. A squatty potty is a funny gift that's good for a laugh, and if dad uses it, it really is helpful every day. It fits right around the toilet and helps you mimic a squatting position, which reduces the bend in your colon. Squatting is how our ancestors did their deed. Everything goes a little smoother with a squat.
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.