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Father’s Day Gift Guide 2021: Thoughtful Gift Ideas for Every Dad Personality

Written by Apeksha Bhateja | June 3, 2021

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Year 2020 has taught us to appreciate the people in our lives. And after making through such a difficult time, all Hallmark holidays seem extra special this year. This Father’s Day, June 20, go an extra mile to express your love for your dad (or the father figure in your life) with useful and fun gifts. We’ve carefully curated this list, so there’s something for every kind of dad personality, from those who’d love a book of dad jokes to those who like to stay active and those who have a range of hobbies.

Gift Ideas for the Stylish Dad

Heated Razor Starter Kit by GilletteLabs

Heated Razor Starter Kit by GilletteLabs

The Deets: $200 at Gillette

Now this is a gift that your dad can use and appreciate every day. Gillette has come up with a heated razor to mimic the experience of a hot towel shave. The razor, which has a warming bar, comes with two levels of heat (109°F and 122°F). It is also waterproof, so your dad can easily shave in the shower. The kit includes the one-of-a-kind heated razor, its charging station, and two blades. You can also get him a subscription (monthly, quarterly, or annually) to refill the blades.

Savings Tip: Gillette is offering 30% off this starter kit from June 5-8, right in time for Father’s Day!
Legacy Standard Work Pack

Legacy Standard Work Pack

The Deets: $69.99 at Carhartt

Gone are the days when professionals could only carry a briefcase to complement the work look. Now we have backpacks that look stylish, sophisticated, and professional. If you want to upgrade your dad’s work bag with something stylish and sturdy, then this work pack is a good option. It can store his laptop, his lunch box, and water in the main compartment along with other work knick knacks in the zip pockets. Of course, it’s just as good as a casual bag and he can even take this on trips. It keeps the contents dry in light rain and comes in three classic colors: gray, black, and brown.

Cole Haan Zerogrand Stitch Out Oxford

Cole Haan Zerogrand Stitch Out Oxford

The Deets: $190 at Belk

Clothes and accessories are always risky, so you have to be sure of your dad’s style and size. But this suave pair of Cole Hann oxfords from Belk are too fashionable to not have a look. It’s lace-up with an almond toe and rubber heel. They’ll complement trousers and pants, and pair perfectly with a range of cool tones. These are suede, so they will also require tender love and care (read about maintenance of suede shoes here).

Gift Ideas for the Active Dad

FitBit Sense

FitBit Sense

The Deets: $299.95 at Macy’s

It makes sense to get the Fitbit Sense for your dad. This smartwatch is a tough competitor to Apple Watch and monitors heart rate, workouts, sleep, skin temperature, and blood oxygen saturation. The electrodermal activity sensor (EDA) that measures stress and the electrocardiogram (ECG) sensor that record heart rate for irregularities are also useful features of this watch. Plus, he will be able to use its in-built GPS and voice assistant, and get instant notifications and update alerts on the watch. While the watch doesn’t score well on sustainability, as reported by The Guardian, it's a highly rated smartwatch that’s applauded for its health and fitness tracking capabilities.

Savings Tip: Macy’s is offering 25% off on your next purchase when you create a profile; for additional savings, be on the lookout for Macy’s coupon codes!
Smittybilt Arctic Fridge/Freezer

Smittybilt Arctic Fridge/Freezer

The Deets: $834.99 $684.99 at 4WheelParts

Ah, the satisfaction of a chilled beer after a hot day of hiking or camping! If your dad (and you) enjoy the quiet in nature and frequently take camping trips, then this Smittybilt fridge/freezer will come in handy. It’s not your standard cooler; it’ll slide right into your 4X4 and keep your drinks at -22°F. You can adjust the temperature, too. In case you’re worried about this freezer consuming all your vehicle’s power, then you should know that it has a three-stage automatic preservation switch that reserves capacity. Plus, it’s already at a discounted price and even qualifies for free shipping.

Savings Tip: Use this 4WheelParts coupon to get 10% off on select products of $500 or more.
Neutrogena Sheer Zinc Dry Touch Sunscreen SPF 50

Neutrogena Sheer Zinc Dry Touch Sunscreen SPF 50

The Deets: $10.99 at Bed Bath & Beyond

Everyone needs a good tube of sunscreen in their everyday essentials kit. Even sitting indoors with the windows letting the sun in, you need it. Even when it’s cloudy, you need it. If your dad is someone who’s always running outside without applying a sunscreen with SPF 30 or more, then you should change this terrible habit this Father’s Day and help him exercise some self-care and self-love.

Note: This is one of the top-rated sunscreen products, but you should still find out what his skin type is and pick something accordingly—you don’t want to get him a greasy sunscreen that’ll make his oily skin worse!

Gift Ideas for the Chef Dad

Weber Spirit II E-310 Grill

Weber Spirit II E-310 Grill

The Deets: $519 at Lowe’s

Do you have fond memories of spring barbecues as a child? Then this one will be for the whole family. It’s hard to beat Weber when it comes to appliances, and this propane gas grill with three burners is a nifty companion. It comes with a 10-year warranty from Weber, so you know it’ll last you a long time. Look at the glowing reviews; a good 95% of people have recommended it! Get ready for a plate of steaks, grilled veggies, and burgers this summer.

Savings Tip: You can get up to 20% off at Lowe’s on all orders when you open a New Lowe's Advantage Card Account.
Revolution Cooking R180 Smart Toaster

Revolution Cooking R180 Smart Toaster

The Deets: $299.99 at Macy’s

A toaster seems like such an 80s wedding gift, but just see how smart this one is! It’s a two-slice toaster with a touchscreen, three toasting modes, five food settings (from bagel to waffles), and seven browning levels. It even toasts frozen slices. It’s priced higher than a regular toaster, which your sensible dad may say works perfectly fine, but he’ll appreciate all the smart features that come with this high-speed smart toaster — even if it’s just for plain ol’ toast.

Savings Tip: Get up to 25% off with Macy’s coupon codes.
Henckels 14-Piece Self-Sharpening Knife Block Set

Henckels 14-Piece Self-Sharpening Knife Block Set

The Deets: $158.35 at Home Depot

A special knife set to dad to show him you love his cooking, how’s that for an idea? This one has highly-rated reviews on its look, sharpness, and functionality. The 14-knife set (bread knife, chef’s knife, shears, santoku knife, steak knives, tomato knife, utility knife, and paring knife) comes with a self-sharpening block that does its job whenever a knife is removed or replaced. Plus, these carbon steel blades paired with the wooden block will look quite cool on the kitchen counter.

Savings Tip: Check out the great promo codes and coupons for Home Depot to get a better value for all online orders.

Gift Ideas for the Practical Dad

Sylvania Roadsight Pro Dash Camera

Sylvania Roadsight Pro Dash Camera

The Deets: $149.99 at Advance Auto Parts

Gift dad something that’s useful like this dash cam that gives a 130-degree field of view day and night. It can support a 64GB micro SD memory card that records up to 12 hours of footage. It records video while you’re driving and when the car is parked, and there’s an app to change settings and download videos. It’s a good car accessory to have and definitely something that’ll ensure more safety.

Savings Tip: Sign up with Advance Auto Parts’ email subscription and get 20% off all orders.
Black+Decker 68-Piece Household Tool Set

Black+Decker 68-Piece Household Tool Set

The Deets: $89 $74 at Lowe’s

A parent who has spent a lot of time on home improvement projects will definitely appreciate this 68-piece tool kit that comes with a 20-volt drill and 66 hand tools as well as a carrying bag. With a rating of 4.7 out of 5 on Lowe’s site, 98% of people highly recommend the product.

HP Spectre x360 Convertible Laptop - 15t-eb100 touch

HP Spectre x360 Convertible Laptop - 15t-eb100 touch

The Deets: $1,669.99 $1,499.99 at HP

Now this one’s a tad expensive (add $386 that HP recommends for its three-year accidental damage and theft protection plan), but it’s one of the best convertible laptops in the market right now. This 15.6-inch laptop features 11th generation Intel Core i7 processor, 16 GB memory, 4K display, 1TB SSD storage, touch display, and fingerprint reader. Your dad will also appreciate the micro SD card reader and USB and HDMI slots.

It is definitely a premium product and it looks like one, too. You can also think about getting the HP rechargeable pencil ($69.99) if your dad wants to also use it as a tablet.

Savings Tip: Enjoy 42% off on ready-to-ship laptops by using this HP coupon deal here.

Gift Ideas for the Sentimental Dad

Fifth Sun Best Day T-Shirt

Fifth Sun Best Day T-Shirt

The Deets: $24.99 at Macy’s

It’s a sweet gift that he may proudly wear. It tells him how you feel about him without too much fuss: he’s a great dad and you let him know with a small gesture like this t-shirt. It’s the thought that counts, eh?

A Trip To Legoland

A Trip To Legoland

The Deets: Save up to 55% at Sam’s Club

The CDC has announced that it’s safe to travel for fully vaccinated people, so why not make this summer memorable? As a child if you and your dad also spent time with Lego sets, then a family trip to Legoland may just be the thing to honor those memories. Sam’s Club has theme park deals on a variety of attractions, including Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Orlando Resort, and Six Flags.

Nixplay Smart Digital Picture Frame

Nixplay Smart Digital Picture Frame

The Deets: $179.99 $149.99 at Best Buy

An alternative to a photo album (which in itself is a great idea), this smart picture frame can sit on the table or go on the wall, and digitally display photos of your most cherished memories. There’s an app that everyone in the family can use and share their photos, as those memories happen, and change settings. To start, you can pre-load photos when you give this to him. The 10.1-inch frame connects to wi-fi, sync with Google Photos, Instagram, and Facebook, and works with Alexa. For easy access, there’s also a remote included.

It’s a tad bit expensive, but you’ll save money (and trees) and you can switch out and/or easily upload new images as you and pops create more memories together!

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