When you're living the #DadLife, comfy shoes can be a lifesaver. But who says they can't look good, too? OluKai designs shoes and sandals that are durable enough to handle a Hawaiian lifestyle and are comfortable to wear. The Nohea Moku shoes have a great drop-in heel that bends inward so dad can slide his shoes on quickly if needed. The rest of the shoe is made from non-marking rubber and a breathable mesh with elastic lacing.


Many dads may already have a Kindle e-reader by now. For those who don't, it's an excellent gift that lasts for years (and stays alive up to a month on a single battery charge). Books are cheap—many are free with Amazon Prime—and the new standard Kindle comes with a light-up screen for under $100. There are other Kindles with extra features like waterproofing, but we think this is the one to buy.
Sweatshirts from Hanes don’t only look good, but they feel extra comfortable as well. True to size, the Hanes Men’s Ugly Christmas Sweatshirt is an ideal gift for your favourite man this Christmas. This sweatshirt keeps you warm with its cotton-blend fleece that doesn’t weigh you down. With well-done stitching and bright prints, the Hanes sweatshirt has its label printed on the sweater itself, preventing that annoying itch that comes with collar tags. Spice up his Christmas with sweatshirts that have exciting and hilarious holiday graphics from Hanes. Our handy guide to the best Christmas jumpers features more great products like this.
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.
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. 
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.
Everyone loves Alexa, and there’s no doubt that your father will fall in love with her too with one of these great Christmas gifts. Both intriguing and exciting, the second generation of Echo comes complete with noise cancellation, beamforming technology and seven microphones. Talk from any corner of your home and watch Echo react with ease on the Echo 2nd Generation Smart Speaker. There is an instant connection between Alexa and Echo to help you make calls, enjoy some music, ask questions and set timers for your Christmas dinner. Just ask for a song, audiobook, radio station or order an extra-large pizza and watch this smart speaker work its magic.
There are backpacks, and then there are backpacks. This one from Milwaukee Boot Co. takes things to that next level, striking just the right note of rugged style with hand-stitching and leather accents. There’s plenty of room for everything in the canvas North Point for the guy on the go, as well as a cinch-strap side pocket for water. If you’re looking for something to tote a computer, try these 12 best laptop backpacks at every price point.
With Christmas just around the corner, comes the stress of getting the perfect gift for the best man in your life; dad. The choice in Christmas gifts for dads are vast, and finding the right gift he’ll love may prove tricky, as he may already have two of those items collecting dust in the garage! Luckily for you, we’re here to provide you with an endless range of the best Christmas gift ideas that’ll leave your favorite man wanting more.
Bring out the explorer in your favourite man this Christmas with the Suunto Core All Black Altimeter. This wrist-top computer watch can sense a drop in air pressure and track the weather conditions as well as the sun for you. This all-black watch is designed to suit all styles of the modern man so no matter what look he’s going for, there a Suunto to suit him perfectly. Combining a barometer and a compass with weather information, the essence of the great outdoors is distilled into Suunto Core; thus, it’s the best gift to unleash the adventurous side of any man.
The Mixed Tool Set from Stanley is a smart set and a great gift for all DIY enthusiasts and pros, as it can be used for various fastening applications. This excellent product comes with colour coded handles and ten of the most popular sizes of screwdrivers. The tool box is a joy to move without the risk of losing any of your tools with its tri-fold case and twist lock. Use this tool in any weather and watch it stay sleek with its full polish chrome finish that resists corrosion of any kind. Purchase this as a gift for your father and watch him enjoy a lifetime warranty on what might be the best multi-tool yet.

What do you call this infamous Christmas tradition? Depending on where you are in the country, you might use one name or the other for the same game. There are a variety of variations on how to execute this gift exchange, but the fundamental difference between these two monikers lies in what you’re gifting. Is your gift exchange all about funny, impractical gifts? Then you’ve likely been playing White Elephant all along. If your gift exchange is more about universal, practical gift-giving- that’s a Yankee Swap. However you choose to play, coming up with the perfect gift can be tricky. Browse these gift exchange gift ideas for more inspiration.


There are backpacks, and then there are backpacks. This one from Milwaukee Boot Co. takes things to that next level, striking just the right note of rugged style with hand-stitching and leather accents. There’s plenty of room for everything in the canvas North Point for the guy on the go, as well as a cinch-strap side pocket for water. If you’re looking for something to tote a computer, try these 12 best laptop backpacks at every price point.

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.
Whether your dad is a hunter, a hobbyist nature observer, or someone who just wants to know what goes bump in the night outside his rural home, an inexpensive trail camera is a surprisingly effective tool for capturing clear images and videos of wildlife. Our testing showed that the Wildgame Innovations Mirage 18 is the best trail camera under $100 because of its 720p resolution and ability to detect movement from up to 40 feet away. Just be sure to avoid its watchful eye when you’re sneaking out at night.
As a working man, you must be ready for anything. The Leatherman Super Multitool from Tim Leatherman’s brand is an ideal tool to have within your reach always when you’re prepared to work. The first multi-tool was created in Oregon, the place for people who love to get stuff done. With a handle made for gripping with gloves and 19 tools built with a pair of the strongest pliers ever to exist, the Leatherman multitool comes complete with knives, pliers, a saw, ruler and an awl for more functionality. The all-locking feature that accompanies this toolbox ensure that all your valuable tools are securely in place at all times. 

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.


The WIRED Gear team has taken turns sporting the Trtl around the office (we’re cool like that), and we’ve determined that the makers have come up with a better alternative to the standard neck cushion. The Trtl is an adjustable, flexible neck brace with a super-soft fleece coating and a scarf that wraps around so it doesn’t look like, well, like you’re wearing a neck brace. You can wedge the curved side of it along your jawline and sleep with your head tilted to the side, or put it behind your head for extra cushioning. If Dad's a frequent flyer and regularly dozes off on flights, this will give him a little more comfort.
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.
Tell her to swap out her favorite foundation for this lighter, better-for-her-skin Kevyn Aucoin Stripped Nude Skin Tint that lets her natural beauty shine through. This formula boasts a silky texture with all-day breathability, sheer coverage, plumping hyaluronic acid to smooth imperfections, and butterfly bush extract to protect against blue-light damage.
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.  
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.)
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.

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!

The WIRED Gear team has taken turns sporting the Trtl around the office (we’re cool like that), and we’ve determined that the makers have come up with a better alternative to the standard neck cushion. The Trtl is an adjustable, flexible neck brace with a super-soft fleece coating and a scarf that wraps around so it doesn’t look like, well, like you’re wearing a neck brace. You can wedge the curved side of it along your jawline and sleep with your head tilted to the side, or put it behind your head for extra cushioning. If Dad's a frequent flyer and regularly dozes off on flights, this will give him a little more comfort.
Sure, they could just keep their old vacuum, but once they see this Tineco Pure One X Cordless Smart Vacuum, they’ll never look back. In fact, it might even make them excited to do household chores. Imagine that! It boasts a number of futuristic features like iLoop smart sensor technology that senses dirt and optimizes suction power in real time to preserve battery life. It’s also lightweight and easy enough for, dare we say it, anyone to clean the whole home. Here are another 25 gifts for people who can’t stop cleaning their houses.
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.

Sneakers are having a major moment right now—so get him in on the trend with a sleek pair that all the influencers are wearing. Maybe that's Allbirds, washable wool sneakers that you see on every third person walking down the street (and that our editors are obsessed with!). Or maybe it's a pair of classic Adidas sneakers like the Stan Smiths which have hundreds of five-star reviews and that are giving us all the nostalgic feels.
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