FATHER’S DAY GIFT GUIDE

The notion that men are easier to shop for than women is confounding. If you are anything like me, you are always stumped when it comes to finding the perfect gift for a man. With Father’s Day fast approaching, I though it would be advisable to do a gift guide to take out the guesswork.

The Hunting Party, Alexander F. Rolfe
The Hunting Party-Alexander F. Rolfe

For the outdoor adventurer:

The North Face Wasatch 20 Degree Sleeping Bag $89-99
The North Face Wasatch 20 Degree Sleeping Bag $89-99 

I have actually been inside one of these, and I can say with certainty that they are amazing! The mummy style keeps you warm and cozy. These have the added bonus of being easy to pack. Perfect for that camper in your life!

Nikon Monarch 5 8x42 Binoculars $299.99
Nikon Monarch 5 8×42 Binoculars $299.99 

Nikon makes some of the best binoculars. This pair got amazing reviews. They are lightweight, and O-ring sealed for water-proof and fog-proof performance.

Cabela's Gift Card
Cabela’s Gift Card 

Sometimes you just need to get him a gift card. Getting one from Cabelas’ however, ensures that he will be able to get exactly what he wants.

Parasailing lessons
Parasailing lessons

If you are near the water this might be a fun idea for your guy. I do not know what man would not want to go parasailing, and it could be a fun thing for you to do together as well.

GoPro Hero4 Black $499.99
GoPro Hero4 Black $499.99

If your man is the outdoorsy type, at some point in his life he is going to want a GoPro! Why not surprise him for Father’s Day?

Cow-pocalypse Crate $109.99
Cow-pocalypse Crate $109.99 

It is a right of passage that when men are camping, they eat beef jerky. This is a particularly awesome gift idea from mancrates.com. It is stuffed to the brim with all kinds of premium beef jerky. They also have several other crates to choose from for every type of guy in mind, check out their awesome gifts for men page! The crates are sealed shut with no gift wrap or anything. It has to be opened with a crowbar! You can’t get anymore manlier than that. How much would he love this? I am thinking this would be something I would most likely purchase myself.

Fitbit Surge $249.95
Fitbit Surge $249.95 

This is more than just a watch, and it does so much more than the regular Fitbit bands. If your guy is an exercise fanatic he will love it!

A Game of Chess, Jules Jacquet
A Game of Chess-Jules Jacquet

For the steadfast gamer:

Gamefly Giftcard
Gamefly subscription 

This is pretty much self-explanatory no? What else could he want for?

Xbox One $389.99
Xbox One $389.99 

Of course he will need a game console to play all of his Gamefly games on. If this is indeed something you are considering, make sure you shop around because you can usually find some great deals on bundles. Gamestop or Best Buy are usually the best places to find the better deals.

Oskar Media Tower $128.65
Oskar Media Tower $128.65 

He will of course also need a cabinet to store all of those said games!

X Rocker II Wireless Video Game Chair $198.90
X Rocker II Wireless Video Game Chair $198.90 

I do not play video games, but if I did, I would definitely want this chair! This chair got great reviews and is compatible with most gaming systems. It is equipped with side speakers!

Portrait of a Man Reading, Gerard Terborch
Portrait of a Man Reading-Gerard Terborch

For the learned reader:

Kindle Voyage $199
Kindle Voyage $199 

This is something I would like to have myself. This is the thinnest Kindle model to date. It features a high-resolution 300 ppi display, an adaptive front light, and an unprecedented battery life. This got outstanding reviews as well.

Audible Subscription
Audible Subscription 

If he is on the go most of the time, he might like to listen to audiobooks. My husband particularly enjoys it. He has to travel for work frequently and always has all of his devices with him so that he can listen to his latest download.

Carpenter-Thomas Rogers
Carpenter-Thomas Rogers

For the DIYer:

The Home Depot Gift Card
The Home Depot Gift Card

Think of this as a win win scenario for the both of you. He might use it to buy the tile for that new backsplash you have been wanting!

Craftsman 15
Craftsman 15″ Drill Press with Laser and LED Light $419.98 

If your husband is anything like mine, then he reads reviews before he buys. This is one of the best reviewed drill presses I have been able to find. My husband loves his!

Mechanix Wear Cg Heavy Duty Glove $41.10
Mechanix Wear Cg Heavy Duty Glove $41.10 

These leather work gloves feature a  multi-zone padded palm, flexible molded rubber ribbing, and a low profile wrist cuff.

Kazbek Polarized Safety Glasses with Copper Lens $24.99
Kazbek Polarized Safety Glasses with Copper Lens $24.99 

These polarized safety glasses would be good for transitioning from inside projects to yard work.

Portrait of George Vernables Vernon, 2nd Lord Vernon-Thomas Gainsborough
Portrait of George Vernables Vernon, 2nd Lord Vernon-Thomas Gainsborough

For the metro man:

Burberry Brit Henry Trim Fit Stretch Cotton Sport Shirt $250
Burberry Brit Henry Trim Fit Stretch Cotton Sport Shirt $250 

This shirt is so undeniably suave. I love the classic Burberry print cuffs!

Tom Ford Noir Extreme $100
Tom Ford Noir Extreme $100 

I do not care what type of man you are, you will smell like a million dollars wearing this impeccable new fragrance from the impeccable man himself, Tom Ford. I love men’s fragrances that include a leather accord in their makeup. The leather gives it that soft distinctive depth. Love this fragrance for men!

Cole Haan Grant Canoe Penny Loafer $168
Cole Haan Grant Canoe Penny Loafer $168 

Cole Haan makes some very comfortable and durable shoes. These are very nice loafers. They are casual, yet are still simplistically elegant. The added extra treading would make these ideal for walking for a good part of the day.

Ted Baker London Multi-function Leather Strap Watch $165
Ted Baker London Multi-function Leather Strap Watch $165 

I love these watches from Ted Baker. They are classy with a modern edge.

Portrait of Sir Isaac Newton-Godfrey Kneller
Portrait of Sir Isaac Newton-Godfrey Kneller 

For the gadget lover:

Logitech Harmony 650 * Device Universal Remote $59.99
Logitech Harmony 650 8 Device Universal Remote $59.99 

According to my husband, every man would love one of these; and if he doesn’t, he will once he knows what it’s like to have one. It does exactly what it says by controlling 8 different devices.

Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2 Wireless Bluetooth Headphones $199.99
Beats by Dre Powerbeats 2 Wireless Bluetooth Headphones $199.99 

Also according to my husband, you apparently cannot beat the sound quality of these headphones. The bluetooth feature makes them very ideal for a runner or someone who is on the go and finds wires cumbersome.

The Court of Chancery Durung The Reign of George I
The Court of Chancery During The Reign of George I-Benjamin Ferrers

For the business professional:

Jack Spade Grant Briefcase $398
Jack Spade Grant Briefcase $398 

This leather briefcase is sleek and practical. It features so much space and organization. As a brother company to Kate Spade, you can rest assured that the quality will be amazing.

MONTBLANC E-Starwalker $525
MONTBLANC E-Starwalker $525 

Montblanc is certainly a luxury item, but it is that special kind of one that will last a lifetime. When I think of Montblanc, I think of Don Draper signing loan documents or something.

Hermes Tarmac PM Passport Holder $240
Hermes Tarmac PM Passport Holder $240 

Does your guy do a lot of travelling that requires him to whip out his passport? If so, imagine how suave he will look doing it with a passport cover from Hermès!

Well I think that about covers it. What do you think are some great gift ideas for Father’s Day?

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