The Best Holiday Gifts for Dad He'll Actually Be Excited About

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Whether he’s your grandpa, co-parent or the actual dude who raised you, this guy deserves a more personal Christmas gift than a soap-on-a-rope.

When a man puts that much time and effort into spending quality time with you or your kid (or both!), you want to put a fair amount of thought into finding a great holiday gift that’s totally dad-worthy. 

Or...you could outsource the task to us. We’ve combed the internet to find the best gifts for Dad that you can buy online right now. Choose any one of these cool gifts and we’re pretty sure you’ll win the holidays. (And that’s really what Christmas is all about, right? Sorry, other sibs!)

Below, shop the best gifts for Dad or the other father figure in your life. 

All-Clad

Is it a cliché? Maybe. Is barbecue delicious? Definitely. This stainless steel four-piece kit by beloved kitchen tool brand All-Clad is a great gift idea and exactly what a grill-master-in-the-making needs. Now, when are you coming over for filets? (Also, save an extra 15% just by adding to cart!)

REGULARLY $144

Neiman Marcus

Graphic socks are the new cufflinks for guys, if you didn’t know. Available in seven stylish sock options, these dog-themed ones will definitely make him want to flash a bit of ankle the next time he crosses his legs (just tell him no #manspreading).


Ray-Ban
Ray-Ban Unisex Classic Aviator Sunglasses, 55mm
Bloomingdale's
Ray-Ban

Aviators, especially Ray-Ban versions, will never go out of style. He can wear these literally anywhere, with literally anything, and look extra cool.


Rains
Rains Waterproof Backpack
Nordstrom
Rains

Whether he’s an urban adventurer, a nature lover or just a commuter who occasionally gets caught in bad weather, this backpack is cool, sleek and waterproof. Translation: His stuff will stay dry, and he’ll stay unfazed by the weather.


Fitbit

Looking for a practical gift? Thanks to built-in Amazon Alexa, the Fitbit Versa 2 smartwatch is like having a virtual assistant -- it'll track his workouts, maintain his calendar and play music. 

REGULARLY $230

Malin+Goetz
Malin+Goetz Cannabis Candle
Malin+Goetz
Malin+Goetz

He may claim to not be a "candle person," but this Valentine's Day you can prove him wrong. Nothing is more relaxing than this rich, earthy and delightfully smoky cannabis candle from Malin+Goetz. It’s THC-free but full of good vibes.


Creed
Creed Aventus, 1/7 oz/50 ml
Nordstrom
Creed

If he’s still wearing the same cologne he picked out for prom, treat him to an upgrade. This spicy, musky fragrance is a best-seller and one you won’t mind getting a whiff of as he passes by.


Axel Arigato
Axel Arigato Genesis Sneakers
East Dane
Axel Arigato

What's a more perfect gift than crisp white leather sneakers? Ones that also feature mesh panels and contrast stitching. There's not one dude -- including Pops -- who won't look cool in these.

REGULARLY $265

Bally

His dad carried a briefcase. But these days, he needs to tote a laptop around. Enter the business bag, which fits that and more -- and looks sharp, too.


H&M

What would impress Dad even more than having his dear daughter or son tell him how fantastic he is? Having them say it in French -- and on a sweatshirt where everyone else can see it, too.

REGULARLY $24.99

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