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.
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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!
If you aren't sure what to get Dad this year, you've found the right gift guide. We've put together a list of presents all dads will love, from sleek leather goods and high-tech cooking gadgets to an on-demand massage service and a cookbook that'll let him recreate the famous Shake Shack burger at home. We even threw in a "Star Wars" Lego set to delight his inner child for good measure.
These JLab Audio Go Air True Wireless Bluetooth Earbuds are a great budget-friendly gift for smartphone users. The charging case is included, and a sweat-resistant design makes them the perfect choice for active types, those living in warm climates, and anyone prone to keeping their earbuds in for long periods of time. They’re surprisingly high-end for the price, offering bass boost, sound balance, and a Bluetooth 5.0 connection. Here are another 15 cell phone accessories you’ll end up using every day.
This sweet holiday treat will ship right to their door, packed to stay frozen and preserve the holiday cheer. The Holiday Premium Collection includes four pints of custom-churned ice cream flavors, each with festive titles. The flavors included in this set are White Chocolate Peppermint Ice Cream with Chocolate Flakes, Chocolate Cake Ice Cream with Fudge Swirls & Brownie Bites, Vanilla Ice Cream with Toffee Crunch, and Sea Salt Caramel Brownie Ice Cream. Yum!
SpaceTimeCoordinates will create a personalized art print that shows—when you include a date and time—how the solar system looked at a specific moment. We think this makes a special gift for your dad, whether you decide to use the date and time of his birth or another pivotal moment in his life. You can choose to include the date and event name on the print for a more symbolic present, or just show the solar system. It’s sweet and simple, and it’ll look great hanging on his wall.
We called this our best iPad for most people. It’s a small but snappy tablet, with enough power behind the screen to handle most common computing tasks. While tablets haven’t quite fulfilled their destiny of replacing laptops, they’re still plenty useful. The blend of portability and a large, 10.2-inch screen makes the iPad a joy to use, whether it’s checking emails on a plane or watching a movie while sprawled across the couch. It supports Apple's Smart Keyboard and the Apple Pencil, too, making it more versatile than any of Apple's previous basic iPads.
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.
This lightweight serum, powered by vitamin C, makes skin look visibly brighter, smoother, and more radiant. It tackles skin concerns like dark spots, dullness, and loss of firmness and elasticity, and it’s great for a range of skin types. Ferulic acid helps the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles, while vitamin C works to reduce the visibility of scars and encourages more even-looking skin. For other skin-care gifts and so much more, check out these 16 gifts from Black-owned businesses you’ll also want to buy for yourself.
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).
Busy people will love this Ember Temperature Control Smart Mug, and not just for its sleek modern design and large capacity. This next-generation gift is the ultimate for anyone prone to letting their coffee get cold because it’s preloaded with a 90-minute battery life to keep drinks warm and app-controlled for the most modern sipping experience we can think of.
Many men love handy, DIY jobs. If he likes to work with a cordless drill, then the RAK Magnetic Wristband is a handy tool to get him this Christmas. Each wristband is made of reinforced canvas and fits snugly to your wrist with the use of a Velcro fastener. Embedded in each band are ten strong magnets that can hold all manner of tools such as washers, drill, screwdrivers and bolts. The magnets on this wristband can keep all tools attached well, without them being difficult to move or fall off. Its handy one size fit provides men with a third helping hand while they work on home improvements, carpentry or any other handy jobs.
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.
Looking for affordable stocking stuffers? Or the perfect present for the woman you adore? What about the guy who buys whatever he wants all year long? We’ve got tons of suggestions for you—from tech gifts and kitchen gadgets they won’t know how they ever lived without to cozy clothing and beauty must-haves they’ll use all the time. So, don’t stress! We’ve got you covered…even if you’re shopping at the eleventh hour for last-minute Christmas gifts you need to arrive the very next day.
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Experts are predicting it's going to be colder than usual this winter. Help him stay warm with a knit beanie from Carhartt. According to its nearly 24,000 (!!) reviews on Amazon, this stretchy one-size-fits-all hat is equal parts comfy and cozy and has the durable quality that Carhartt is so famous for. Some of the colors will still arrive before Christmas, so browse around before buying.