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Whether you’re shopping for the one who raised you or the one currently co-raising your kids, finding a truly great
Father’s Day present is more difficult than you might think. They do a lot for us, these dads, and thus deserve gifts that are as considerate and dynamic and idiosyncratic as they are. Luckily for you, we’ve gone ahead and tracked down the perfect present for just about every type of father there is: the fashion dad, the sporty dad, the terrible-joke dad; the one who’s constantly on the move and the one who almost never leaves his La-Z-Boy.
Alessi 6 Cup Moka Espresso Coffee Maker
Just right for those 5 a.m. drives to soccer practice, this attractively angular coffee-maker delivers six shots of espresso right on your stove top.
Native Union Drop Wireless Charger
A sleek, nonslip charging pad that’ll ensure you’re no longer stuck wondering why his phone is always close to dying.
Cubitts Rufford D-Frame Tortoiseshell Acetate Sunglasses
Tortoiseshell Wayfarer-style specs are always a safe bet: They go with everything and look good on absolutely everyone.
Bose SoundSport Free Truly Wireless Sport Headphones
Sweat- and weather-resistant earbuds that pump out high-quality sound and will stay firmly in his ears no matter the terrain.
Michael Kors Slim-Fit Abstract Print Stretch-Cotton Shirt
Sharper and subtler than the average floral camp shirt.
Baxton Studio Bruce Modern Office Chair
Mid-century good looks without the antique-store price tag.
J.Crew 7” stretch pool short
Trim, handsome trunks that’ll double as his favorite shorts all summer long.
Il Bisonte Bi-Fold Wallet
Crafted from natural, untanned cowhide, this conveniently slim wallet will age and deepen beautifully with years of use.
Kenneth Cole Kam 2.0 Leather Sneakers
Nobody can resist a pair of clean white kicks.
Rudsak Rick Leather Travel Bag
Everything you could want from great duffel: striking, spacious, tons of well-placed pockets.
Sneaker Freaker: The Ultimate Sneaker Book
If you can’t afford those Jordans he’s been lusting after, this is a worthy consolation.
Raymond Weil Toccata Classic Black Dial Quartz Watch
Elegant enough for a black-tie gala, functional enough to wear every day.
Lamson Premium 3-Piece Barbecue Tool Set
Help him take those backyard cookouts to another level.
Todd Snyder + Champion Stripe Sweatpant
If he’s going to spend the whole weekend watching sports and Netflix anyway, the least you can do is upgrade his sweats.
Tumi Sheppard Deluxe Brief Pack
Depending on his stage of fatherhood, this’ll either serve as a perfect-size weekend travel pack or the luxest diaper bag ever.
Tommy Hilfiger Icon Trucker Jacket
A rugged denim jacket remains an absolute must-have for guys of every age.
Superga 2750 COTU Classic (Women and Men)
A minor Italian-designed upgrade on his go-to canvas Vans.
Nike Dri-Fit Tiger Woods Vapor Mock-Neck Golf Top
The same silky smooth golf shirt he watched Tiger win the Masters in.
Kane 11 Sebring 6 Pack
Socks might seem like one size fits all but that’s not the case. For the most precise fit, Kane 11 offers styles that run from 7-17.
Gant Double-Breasted Hopsack Blazer
If there are outdoor weddings in his future, this breezy double-breasted number will keep him cool and looking snappy all summer long.
Aesop x Mr Porter Dapper Gentleman Grooming Kit
A slew of essential skin-revitalizing serums stored in a handy reusable Dopp kit.
Best. Movie. Year. Ever. How 1999 Blew Up the Big Screen
Movie buffs will go nuts for this hugely entertaining deep dive into the year that gave us
The Matrix, Office Space, Being John Malkovich and way, way more.
Finex 8” Cast Iron Skillet
Exactly the right size for a nice cut of steak — which, come to think of it, would be a great addition to this gift.
A head-turning gold watch that won’t (completely) break the bank, built from hardy steel that’ll survive just about anything.
The North Face 1990 Mountain Jacket GTX
The kind of jacket that makes you look forward to bad weather.
Armor Lux Striped Cotton-Jersey T-Shirt
Timeless nautical stripes from a brand that’s been outfitting French sailors for the better part of a century.
For all those photos of the kids he’s endlessly snapping.
Puebco Moving Blanket
A kinder alternative to a box of anti-snoring nasal strips.
Best Made Company Monochrome Belgian Dart Set
It’s fun to play, sure, but also won’t be an eyesore hanging on the wall.
Miansai Geo Signet Ring
This’ll look rad engraved with the kids’ initials, or even just “DAD.”
Theory Compact Tech Liam Coat
A slick trench that’ll keep his suits crisp and dry in a downpour.
Levi’s Sunset Tie-Dyed Pocket Tee
Tie-dye is back in the biggest possible way.
Frye Evan Slide Sandals
Much more becoming than those ratty Adidas slides he’s always putting around the house in.
The Workout Shorts
These sleek shorts are lightweight and will wick away sweat so he can enjoy his intense workouts. Added bonus: the brand donates a portion of every sale to the SEAL Legacy Foundation which provides support to wounded and fallen SEALs and their families.
This post originally appeared May 23, 2018. It has been updated throughout. If you buy something through our links, New York may earn an affiliate commission.