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Best Father’s Day gifts for any dad

Jun 7, 2015

Father’s Day is one of those holidays that always seems to sneak up on us, isn’t it? This year, instead of the cheesy card and the package of golf balls, get your dad something he’ll actually think is really sweet.

Whether it’s a gift for your own dad, husband, father of five or a father to-be, here are some of my favorite gifts that will please any dad. (And some awesome new websites you’ll want to bookmark when it comes to shopping for the guy in your life!)




1. A cool, customized phone case

The perfect gift for the dad who is always glued to his iPhone! Head to Casetify.com to make an awesome, customized phone case. What dad wouldn’t want a snazzy phone case with adorable photos of his family on it?

2. Get him styled at Trunk Club

Finally throw out the dad jeans and golf polos. The gift of great style is priceless! Trunk club will pull together a trunk full of hand selected items and ship it right to Dad’s house. He can try on the clothes, keep the ones he wants, and send the rest back! Plus, if you’re local here in Chicago, you can take Dad into their headquarters–where he can get styled while sipping on an aged whiskey cocktail or a brew while he lounges on a luxurious leather sofa. (I’ve been there, it’s freaking awesome.)

3. A manly diaper bag

For the times dad has to take the kiddo solo, he’s going to need some supplies. Don’t make him carry around your girly diaper bag–get him this camo print dad-tastic version from DadGifts.com instead! It has lot’s of pockets, a changing pad, and will make him feel like the coolest dad on the block. And yes, you read that website correctly. DadGifts.com is a website full of tons of amazing dadderific gift options for any guy. If you only head to one place after reading this article, go there! Plus, get 15% off with code DADSDAY15.

4. Cards against humanity

For the dad who appreciates a a little humor (actually, a LOT of humor) Cards Against Humanity might just be the best gift you’ll ever give him. A word to the wise: this gift option is best for dads with older kids. The cards can get a little racy. Although, they do make family game night WAY more spicy.

5. A leather phone case and wallet

For the dad who needs a little more organization in his life, this two in one wallet and phone case is classic, sleek, and you can even monogram it with his initials!

6. A briefcase mini grill

The perfect little portable grill for a tailgate or picnic, Dad will be looking for every excuse to pull out this grill disguised as a briefcase.

7. A portable Bose speaker

Dads are known for loving electronic devices. And this portable speaker won’t disappoint. Now he can bring his tunes everywhere he goes!

8. A cheeky dopp kit

What guy doesn’t need a nice dopp kit? And one that reminds your husband what a handsome, strapping fellow he is? Even better.

9. A hilarious dad book

Not your average parenting book. This one, also from DadGifts.com, has some major sarcastic sass. It’s a very cheeky poke at the challenges of modern parenting, highlighting the different archetypes of traumatizing parents, and how to traumatize your children with skill (haha!) You can chose to be a Controller, a Pusher, a Narcissist, an Indulger, a Best Friend, a Self-Esteem Killer or a Neglector. The perfect gift for a dad with young kids (and plenty of upcoming years to put said traumatizing skills to good use.) Check out their selection of other funny advice books, too! (Remember, you can get get 15% off with code DADSDAY15!)

Where are your favorite places to shop for Father’s Day gifts? 

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