We’ve been wearing and recommending L.L.Bean’s Wicked Good Moccasins since 2017, and no other slippers we’ve tried have been as comfortable or kept our feet as warm as the Wicked Good Moccasins—making them the perfect gift for your dad. Their stitching is durable, and the suede shearling upper means he won’t have issues with the moccasins wearing thin or splitting open on top. And L.L.Bean backs these slippers with a one-year guarantee, if anything should happen in that time (although we don’t anticipate it).
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.
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.
This authentic Japanese-style barbecue sauce from Bachan’s is the exciting vegan, small-batch, non-GMO way to take their dishes on a trip around the world even when everyone is staying home. Don’t expect this one to go on like American barbecue sauce, because it simply won’t. It’s a thinner, more teriyaki-like sauce that adds just the right balance of salty, sweet, and savory notes to meat, fish, veggies, and even tofu.
If we are talking about a gift that isn't given to a father every day then we have to take into consideration the gifts that are really cool and a total surprise when he opens them. A fireproof safe for him to put all of his important papers and materials is a great gift idea that most likely isn't something that he would generally ask for. A safe can go from being empty to the most important item in the house. If it has pictures, birth certificates, deeds, and jewelry in it, then it can have a big monetary value as well as sentimental value.
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.
Smart watches are fun and all, but a traditional wristwatch is still a timeless way to complete an outfit. This Skagen Signatur watch is simple, but pairs perfectly with casual and formal outfits. I own two Skagen watches myself and I wear them all the time. If you’re buying for someone who likes a little more pizazz in their wardrobe, MVMT Watches also makes a huge array of stylish, affordable timepieces with great reviews.
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.
Find festive Christmas gift ideas for all of your family and friends. Whether they've been naughty or nice, you're sure to find the perfect Christmas presents for everyone this year. From the smallest stocking stuffers for men to the most heartfelt Christmas gifts for Mom, we've got Christmas gift ideas that will make this holiday season extra special.
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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.