The Coolest Gifts for the Dad Who Has Everything

Updated 09/29/17
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One of the questions we editors face regularly is where to shop for men's gifts. Here to dispel the notion that dudes are hard to buy for, we're bringing you a list of curated essentials hand-plucked for dads everywhere. You'll find the best of the best for every patriarch, from the great outdoorsman to the impassioned aficionado. Featuring selects from our favorite online resources for man gifts, we're betting these handsome and distinctive wares will get two thumbs up from Pop. 

Symbol Audio Tabletop HiFi Amplified Speaker $2195

We're smitten with Brooklyn-based interiors site TRNK. Consider it the definitive resource for outfitting the man cave. Cruise the site's inventory and you'll find everything from artful audio to the most handsome furnishings anywhere. 

Killspencer Weekender 3.0 $675

L.A.-based brand Killspencer crafts the sort of military-inspired fine leather goods any dude would swoon over. The company will custom-stamp initials upon request on the top of every bag. The Weekender duffel is one of our obsessions. Sleek on the outside, its interior features a waterproof lining and perfectly cut pockets for all your devices. 

Parachute Linen Venice Set $399

Rumor has it upgrading your sheets can lead to a better night's sleep. Pamper your dad with luxurious linens from Parachute Home this year. It's the gift that will keep on giving night after night. 

Timo Sarpaneva for Iittala Cast Iron Pot $295

If shopping for the man who loves to cook (or experiment in the kitchen), this cast iron casserole dish is a handsome addition to any chef's arsenal. 

Poglia Horn, Brass, and Steel Knife $270

No two Poglia knives are the same. Forged from repurposed steel, each blade is hand-drawn. Designed to stand the test of time, the blades will develop a unique patina as they age, adding additional layers of character and distinction to each piece. 

ROK Manual Espresso Maker $199

Coffee hounds will dig this deluxe manual espresso maker. If he's fanatical about his roast, the dual aluminum lever design allows for complete control over the brewing pressure. 

Amazon Echo $180

Amazon's handsfree voice control bluetooth speaker plays your full music library from Spotify, Prime Music, Pandora, iHeart Radio, TuneIn, or whatever other digital game you're throwing down. We like the idea of making Dad a custom playlist of his favorite tunes on Spotify. Gift him with Echo and he'll be immersed in 360º omni-directional audio simply by calling an audible. Let the good times roll. 

FenSens Wireless Parking $99

FenSens Wireless Parking pairs a smart license-plate frame with a convenient app, making it the perfect upgrade for anyone in the family doesn't own a vehicle outfitted with self-park. Tech-friendly utilitarian goods will meet his approval. 

Sena Leather Sleeve for MacBook $149

On the whole, men appreciate the art of utilitarian gift. Go for luxe versions of daily essentials, like this supple leather Macbook sleeve. It's a perfect choice for the jet-setting businessman. 

The Godfather Notebook by Francis Ford Coppola $50

The story behind one of the most iconic and revered films of all kind, Francis Ford Coppola’s never-before-published notes and annotations on The Godfather novel by Mario Puzo is an edition he won't be able to put down. Trust us, it's a good story.

Blue Apron 2 Person Plan $60

Give the gift of good health, and enroll him in a healthy food delivery service such as Blue Apron. We love the idea of pairing this with cooking lessons. Learning new things is the key to staying young. That, and fresh produce. It's a one-two punch. 

Sandoval Captain Interior Aromatic $45

An elevated home fragrance is an indulgence he may not think to purchase for himself. Thoughtful little luxuries make for the best gifts. This scent from Sandoval has notes of lavender and patchouli, making for a relaxing blend to satisfy any adventurer. 

Filson Wedge Tent $1000

Everything you need to face the elements this 10-ounce Marine Finish Army Duck tent is engineered to hold back heavy rain and snow. It's our pick for the rugged guy in your life. 

Stephen Kenn Backpack $950

From jet-setting to the daily commute, this relentlessly cool black oiled leather backpack from designer Stephen Kenn's Encounter Collection is the sort of everyday upgrade that deserves bragging rights. He'll take it everywhere. 

Louis Vuitton Portable Whisky Bar

For the outdoorsman with only the most sophisticated of tastes, it doesn't get any more chic that this vintage Louise Vuitton portable bar. This is what Cary Grant takes glamping. 

Lock Stock & Barrel 16 Year Rye Whiskey $150

Aged in cold weather for 16 years in newly charred American oak barrels, Lock Stock & Barrel's Straight Rye Whiskey will be a standout in any home bar collection. The aromatic flavor includes notes of roasted acorns, sour grass, wild cherries, stewed blackberry, dried pear, and sassafras. 

Pat Garrett and Billy the Kid Soundtrack by Bob Dylan $19

One of the best soundtracks of all time, I'd blindly gift this Bob Dylan record to just about anyone. Splurge for tickets to Desert Trip (aka Dad-chella) or just furbish his vinyl collection with rarities. 

Legacy Box Starter Kit $75

Catalogue the family albums from old VHS tapes to 1970s Polaroids into one modern package. Ship your keepsakes to Legacy Box, and in a few weeks, you'll get back all your memories carefully preserved on DVDs and an optional thumb drive.

What are you gifting dad this season? Fill us in on your great ideas below. 

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