Dads like to claim they don’t want anything for Father’s Day. Do not believe them. There are plenty of cool dad gifts out there that will make them feel appreciated without costing a small fortune.
Your best bet for an affordable Father’s Day gift is to buy a slightly nicer version of something you already know he loves: a really good French press, say, or a stylish pair of sunglasses. Scroll down for 11 gifts that he’ll actually put to use, all under $150.
These tees are simple and classic, plus they’ll give him an excuse to Kondo some of the ones he’s owned since 1997.
Alternative Apparel three-pack T-shirts, $68 at Alternative Apparel
This shiny French Press will make his coffee routine a lot easier, not to mention more Instagram-friendly (even if he doesn’t know what that means).
Bodum French press, $40 at Macy’s
Because he can never find the right cord.
Cocoon Innovations grid organizer, $25 at Cocoon Innovations
A streamlined bag for all his toiletries, whether at home or when traveling.
Herschel Supply & Co. toiletry case, $30 at Nordstrom
It’s the perfect light summer shirt, and he can wear it with any jeans he already has in his closet.
J.Crew shirt, $80 at J.Crew
Maybe you can’t afford to buy him a Cartier stunner, but he’ll love this unpretentious and versatile watch.
Nixon watch, $100 at Nixon
For his morning run or just personal time, these will allow him to stream music wirelessly without all the fuss.
Plantronics headset, $60 at Amazon
Like chic agate jewelry, but for your dad.
Ox and Bull Trading Co. cuff links, $150 at Nordstrom
Classic sunglasses that provide both form and function with full UV protection.
Ray-Ban sunglasses, $145 at Mr Porter
If he’s always on the quest to make the perfect cocktails, this set has all the tools he’ll need.
Williams Sonoma bar set, $90 at Williams Sonoma
Give him the gift of always knowing where his keys are with this classic tray, which can go on a dresser or a table near the front door.
Cool Material Trays, $40 at Cool Material