Buying gifts for Father’s Day can be even trickier than for Mother’s Day — in our experience, dads have not always been as vocal about the things they want. (“A card would be nice!”) So to find the gifts that’ll make his day without breaking the bank, we sniffed around Jet to find the best Father’s Day gifts for any type of dads — and all of it for under $50. Spend more than $35, and you get free shipping, too. That leaves plenty(ish) of time if you shop now.
Speaking of grooming, your dad may be in need of a good beard trimmer.
Or if he prefers that clean-shaven look, an electric razor.
You know what’d be a great addition to this personal waffle maker? Making him breakfast in bed.
If he has an iPhone X or iPhone 8 Plus, or even a Samsung, but no wireless charger, bring him into the future already.
How dope are these graphic socks? Definitely in the category of less expensive than they look.
If pops is more of a weekend warrior who needs help loosening those muscles, try this trainer-approved foam roller.
In case your dad still doesn’t have a case for his phone because “they’re all too ugly.” This one’s from Apple — and very handsome.
Perfect for, yes, bird-watching, but also sports games, sightseeing, or even just spying on the neighbors. Bushnell is one of the most trusted names in binoculars, too.
Okay, so this is just a bit pricier than $50, but a small price to pay for the cultiest of the culty fragrances — introduced in 2006, it supposedly contains a molecule that smells different on every individual wearer. He can be the judge.
Does dad, like Oprah, love bread? Now he can toast four slices at once (each pair of burners has its own setting) and he can even “lift” the slices an extra inch once it’s done toasting to avoid burning his fingers. Smart, huh?
If your dad is a pour-over nut, he’ll love this Strat-approved Japanese coffee dripper (it comes with a mesh filter, so no need for paper ones).
Or maybe he’s more of a French-press kind of guy. This one’s good enough for company.
He’ll need coffee beans to go with that.
The whole shebang for a wine-loving dad: a sommelier-approved Vacu Vin bottle saver, a corkscrew, a wine cooler, two bottle stoppers, and a foil cutter.
We’d hate to generalize, but in a world of Diptyque and Jo Malone, this tobacco-scented candle from Swedish brand L:A Bruket will definitely be dad-approved.
A notebook that scans every note you write onto it into a PDF that your dad can then email to himself. Made for the executive who likes digital versions of handwritten notes. Once he’s done, just erase with a damp paper towel and start all over again.
And finally, for the dad who has trouble sleeping, a white-noise machine that’s lulled many an insomniac to slumberland.
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