Don’t forget to mark your calendars – this year Father’s Day falls on Sunday, June 20. While Mother’s Day has been a public holiday since 1914, Father’s Day only became one in 1978 – and traditionally we spend less on our fathers for the occasion than we do on our mothers for the holiday. mothers. Like Mother’s Day, Father’s Day can be difficult for those who don’t have a father in their life. On the flip side, it can also be a time to celebrate father figures you love, like a stepfather you’ve known for most of your life or a stepfather you’ve become close to. If you’re looking for a Father’s Day gift for your favorite father figure (s), we’ve rounded up a few gift ideas ranging from a leather charger for his office to washable sneakers. machine recently released.
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Best Father’s Day gifts for your favorite father figures
Ahead of Father’s Day, here are some gifts you might consider for the important father figures in your life, from stepfathers to stepfathers.
The best gifts for stepfathers
Hardnex Muscle Massage Gun
Whether your stepdad is standing or sitting most of his day, this best-selling massage gun is designed to relieve sore muscles. It’s a popular choice with Amazon shoppers, with an average rating of 4.8 stars out of over 81,300 reviews. The massage gun – which is also relatively affordable compared to other models – offers 20 speed options with eight heads to choose from for a more targeted treatment along the body. It also has an LED battery indicator and a touch screen.
Apple AirPods Pro
If its old earbuds break down or no longer work as they did before, the highly rated AirPods Pro are some of the best noise canceling earbuds (so it can listen to the sound of silence as well). In particular, the headphones have what is called Transparency mode, which allows it to let in certain sounds from the outside. The water and sweat resistant ear cups come with three silicone tips for a more personalized fit and a wireless charging case with 24 hour battery life. AirPods Pro have averaged 4.8 stars out of over 200,000 reviews on Amazon.
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For a tech gift that can serve as a backdrop – it can go on his nightstand or desk – this leather charging pad also holds pens, keys, and a wallet. It has a slot for powering a phone, including Apple, Samsung, Google, and Microsoft models, and a USB port for additional charging space. Just in time for Father’s Day, the brand is also offering a limited-time, site-wide sale with 30% off products and a free monogram.
Marshall Emberton portable bluetooth speaker
This portable Bluetooth speaker is part of Marshall’s vintage looking speaker line. For the beach or the yard, the speaker has 20 hours of playtime on a single charge, and it can be charged quickly for 20 minutes for five hours of playtime. It is designed to be water resistant and easy to use with a multi-directional button to play, pause, skip songs, and change volume. It has averaged 4.7 stars out of over 1,500 Amazon reviews.
The best gifts for grandfathers
Patagonia Better Sweater Fleece Jacket
For the grandfather who is cold even in hot weather, this fleece jacket can be convenient to carry. From Patagonia, Shopping’s favorite retailer, this jacket is designed to be space-saving yet soft. It is made from recycled polyester and features a zippered stand-up collar. There are also two zippered pockets on the front with a chest pocket that can hold a phone. It is currently available in sizes XS to 3XL and in colors like pigeon blue and pale khaki.
Click & Grow Smart Garden 3 Indoor garden with automatic watering
An indoor garden kit could be an easy way for grandpa to grow a green thumb. This is a more affordable version of the Click & Grow Smart Garden 9 indoor garden that we have already covered. With this garden, he doesn’t even have to think about watering his plants – he does the work himself. The kit includes the base of the planter, an integrated water tank that can hold a month of water, three pods of basil and an LED light. You can choose between three colors for the base: White, Beige and Gray. It has averaged 4.6 stars out of over 1,300 reviews on Amazon.
Tile Mate Bluetooth Tracker
To remember where he put his keys, the Tile’s Mate tracker can help. Your grandpa can simply attach the tool to a keychain, bag, or other essentials and use an app to find them when the object is within 200 feet. They can also ask Amazon Alexa, Google Assistant or Siri to locate the lost valuables. You can choose to get the Mate in a pack, a two-pack, or a four-pack. It’s a popular choice on Amazon, with an average rating of 4.6 stars out of over 42,100 reviews.
50s Smeg Retro Style Electric Kettle
For hot water on hand, the Smeg Electric Kettle holds up to 7 cups (or 56 ounces). It features a retro-inspired design to showcase on a counter, along with a 360-degree swivel base and water level indicators that are meant to be easy to read. The kettle can automatically turn off in three ways: when the water reaches the boiling point, when the kettle itself is lifted off the base, or when it is emptied. It has what the brand describes as a soft-opening lid that helps prevent a sudden release of steam. Grandma and Grandpa will appreciate this Father’s Day gift.
Best gifts for uncles
Away The Everywhere Bag
While the Away’s Everywhere Large Bag is one of the best weekend bags, its availability is limited at this time. The brand’s Everywhere bag looks like it and is slightly more affordable. The water-resistant bag is made of nylon – or you can opt for more expensive grained leather – and includes an adjustable shoulder strap. Inside, the bag features an organization system with six pockets (there is a hidden exterior pocket for easy reaching for a phone) and a padded laptop sleeve that can hold a 15 inch laptop. It’s a great Father’s Day gift option for the uncle or father figure who is always on the go.
Vinglacé wine cooler
Do you have a wine-loving uncle? This cooler is designed to keep wine, champagne and other bottles cool for hours – without having to be refrigerated first. It is made of stainless steel and is both double walled and vacuum insulated. To use it, all he has to do is unscrew the cap, put it in the bottle and then screw the cap back on. It’s currently available in colors like black and navy – you can also monogram it for an additional fee at Vinglacé. It got an average rating of 4.8 stars out of over 600 reviews on Amazon.
Jack Black Shaving Essentials Set
If he’s barely touched his midlife beard (and mostly wants to keep it that way), this kit from the Jack Black grooming brand comes across as “anything but the razor”. The three-piece set includes a facial cleanser that also works as a clay mask and removes any buildup, a moisturizer with built-in SPF 20 sunscreen, and a shaving cream that’s supposed to help reduce razor burn. The formulas are paraben, sulfate and phthalate free. The best-selling kit has an average rating of 4.8 stars out of over 400 reviews on Amazon.
Five Two Bamboo Cutting Board
One of the Mother’s Day kitchen gifts we’ve covered before, this cutting board could be a handy gift for the uncle who enjoys spending time around the grill or practicing recipes on the stove. This cutting board is part of Food52’s in-house collection called Five Two. The bamboo cutting board is double sided and comes with a juice groove, spout and phone slot. It’s also antimicrobial and water resistant, according to the brand.
Best gifts for stepfathers and other important father figures
Bindle Stainless Steel Double Wall Vacuum Insulated Water Bottle
This two-in-one water bottle helps keep drinks hot or cold for hours – it’s double-walled and vacuum-insulated – and has a storage compartment at the bottom that can hold ID , a credit card, keys or other essentials, making it useful for the father figure who likes to walk or run. The bottle is made of food-grade stainless steel and includes a leak-proof lid with a loop for carrying it. It is currently available in colors like avocado green and lemonade yellow. You can also choose between 20 ounce and 24 ounce sizes. The bottle has earned an average rating of 4.5 stars out of nearly 1,400 reviews on Amazon.
Recently, the eco-friendly shoe company Rothy’s released some highly anticipated men’s styles, including a sneaker and a pair of moccasins. In particular, the sneakers are machine washable and can be worn with or without socks. These sneakers are also knitted from the brand’s signature yarn, made from recycled plastic bottles, and feature a padded ankle collar for the back of the foot and a contoured footbed. The style is currently available in four colors – Bone, White, Black and Olive – and in sizes 7 to 13 (sizes 14 to 16 are out of stock at the moment).
For drinks traditionally on ice like whiskey, these coolers are an update to the standard ice cube tray – it can let them cool in the freezer without having to fill them with water. The coolers come in a set of two and shaped like golf balls for athletes.
If he’s worn the same sweatpants over and over, this pair from popular bedding brand Brooklinen could be a much-needed wardrobe upgrade he can add to his weekly rotation. It features slightly adjusted ankles with an elastic inner drawstring at the waist, as well as two front pockets and a back pocket. It is currently available in sizes XS to XXL and in two colors: Heather Gray and Black.
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