How is it that Father’s Day manages to sneak up on us every single year? Elusiveness aside, we here at Grooming Lounge think this holiday is the perfect opportunity to treat the dad in your life to something he’ll never forget -- or, at the very least, take a long time to forget.
Whether he’s into tech toys, grooming gear, or good ol’ fashioned booze, the opportunity to impress is endless. For every kind of dad in your life, here are the 17 best damn Father’s Day gifts for 2020.
The Best Shave Kit: The Greatest Shave Ever Kit
What could you possibly give the greatest dad ever? Easy.The Greatest Shave Ever Kit. Using a system that guarantees a shave totally free from annoying irritation, bumps, and cuts, each product was developed and tested by expert barbers from our DC Barbershop. The “Greatest Shave Ever Kit” includesMug Cleaner Face Wash 8 oz.,Beard Master Shave Oil 1 oz.,Beard, Destroyer Shave Cream 5 oz.,Best For Last Aftershave 5 oz. Shave Father’s Day while shaving money.
The Best Grill Box: VitalChoice 2020 Limited Edition GrillBox
For the dads who love the thrill of the grill, theVitalChoice 2020 Limited Edition GrillBox takes ol’ pops on a journey into the ocean with a box full of delectable seafood and for easy-to-use grilling planks. Dads can expect to dig into for wild sockeye salmon portions and burgers, wild mahi-mahi, and wild artisan shrimp. All he needs is a novelty apron and a pair of tongs to click.
The Best Nosehair Trimmer: Groom Mate Nose & Ear Hair Trimmer
You don’t have to be a guy to know about what happens when we get older. Hair starts to grow long… in some really weird places. Luckily, we’ve got theGroom Mate Nose & Ear Hair Trimmer in stock to take care of this mid-life phenomenon. This sleek, battery-free trimmer removes dad’s unwanted hair from the nose and ears making him feel as free and free as a once-hairless teenager.
The Best Iced Coffee: Grady’s Cold Brew Concentrate Bag in Box
What’s a dad without a perpetually filled cup of coffee? We consider Grady’s to be one of the best iced coffee players in the game, making theirCold Brew Concentrate Bag in Box a brilliant investment and straight-up necessity. Mix one part Grady’s with one part milk or guzzle the stuff straight outta the box.
The Best Electric Shaver: Philips Norelco OneBlade Face+Body Hair Trimmer
We’re blown away by thePhilips Norelco OneBlade Face+Body Hair Trimmer every single time we use it and your dad will be, too. Living up to its name by being the one and only blade you need, this dynamic multitool uses a dual protection system glide coating combined with rounded tips to make shaving a total breeze. A water-resistant design makes for easy cleaning and allows for shaving without cream or foam while its lithium-Ion battery gives 60 minutes of trimming on a four-hour charge.
The Best Timex Watch: Q Timex Reissue Falcon Eye 38mm Stainless Steel Bracelet Watch
There are two things every dad should have: a bad sense of humor and a good watch.The Q Timex Reissue Falcon Eye satisfies the second part of that with a glorious timepiece for dads and regular humans alike. This stunning watch is the second iteration of Timex’s Q Timex 1979 reissue series. These guys spared no detail in recreating the O.G. 1979 version, including a woven stainless-steel bracelet, functional battery hatch, two-tone case, and striated electric-blue dial. The only hard part is giving it away.
The Best Eau De Cologne: Acqua Di Parma Colonia Intensa Eau De Cologne Natural Spray
For the self-assured, confident day,Colonia Intensa is the first Eau De Cologne from Acqua Di Parma exclusively for men. Made of traditional Citrus and aromatic notes -- typical of an Eau de Cologne -- but develops own masculine personality as a result of the long-lasting Wood and Leather.
The Best Single Malt Irish Whiskey: Knappogue Castle 16 Year Single Malt Irish Whiskey
If your dad’s the type of guy who doesn’t consider himself a whiskey aficionado, allow us to introduce you to the bottle that’ll change his life. Aged in ex-bourbon casks before for 14 years being finished in sherry-infused casks,Knappogue Castle 16 Year Single Malt Irish Whiskey is a rich and nutty single malt with complex sherry notes that’s almost too delicious to put down. Pair this with a nice hard cheddar and a cigar for the kind of night you should really only do once-in-a-blue-moon.
The Best Razor Kit: The Build Your Own Shave Set
For the dads who see shaving as a hobby instead of a chore, we recommend our very ownBuild a Shaving Kit. Give your dad the chance to create his very own wet shaving, set. Choose a safety razor, then pick a shaving brush, followed by shaving cream, aftershave, razor blades, razor stands, and accessories for a totally customizable shaving experience. Perfect for newbies and seasoned pros alike.
The Best Whiskey Glasses: Tom Dixon Tank Low Ball Glasses
Dad or not, no home is complete without a solid bar cart. And there’s no better way to stock that bar cart up than with pair of killer whiskey glasses. Each hand-madeLow Ball Glasses is created though the “technically demanding fusion of clear and solid black glass,” giving each glass a unique look and feel. These stunning pieces of tabletop architecture beg for a fine Scotch to adorn each one, turning nightcaps into pure art.
The Best Beard Oil: Kiehl's Nourishing Beard Grooming Oil
If dad doesn’t have a beard now, he’ll want to grow one ASAP. Kiehl’s first foray into beard maintenance is a winner. This adds shine and volume, while digging deep to moisturize the skin below beard level.Kiehl’s Nourishing Beard Oilis 99% natural and uses a blend of sandalwood, cedarwood and eucalyptus oils to tame and soften hair. Perfect for full-blown beards or five o’clock shadows.
The Best Flask: Northern Electric Lighting Company’s Antique Leather Flask
Purveyors of vintage cigarette lighters, lamps, and tobacciana, it is damn near impossiblenot to get lost inNorthern Electric Lighting Company’s Etsy store. Straight outta the 1920s, this vintage reddish brown leather metal hip flask Antique Leather Flask holds up to five ounces, making mid-day nips of the brown stuff the classiest of acts.
The Best Scented Candle: Hudson Candle
Whoever said candles are for girls can go suck an egg. Hudson Candle takes the feminine candle stereotype and flips it on its head. The cedar leather scent of Unbothered features an inviting woodsy scent topped off with an evocative musk and tonka bean base notes. All of Hudson Candle’s are made with a mixture of all-natural coconut blend wax and essential oils with totally metal-free wicks. Nothing holds a candle to this candle.
The Best Cocktail Kit: Shaker & Spoon
Sure, you could always make dad a killer cocktail…or you could teach him how to do it himself with a subscription toShaker & Spoon. This monthly cocktail club gives cocktail experts and amateurs alike the makings of some truly amazing cocktails with a box filled with syrups, bitters, garnishes, mixers, citrus. All he needs to add is the booze. We suggest gifting him theLa Trova Old Fashioned Kit -- not just because Old Fashioneds are amazing, but Shaker & Spoon is donating 100% of profits of sales of this kit to the BEAP (Bartender Emergency Assistance Program), an amazing effort by the USBG (United States Bartenders' Guild) that has been dedicated to helping out of work bartenders during the COVID pandemic.
The Best Slippers: Stubbs and Wootton Yacht
Dad may not have a boatyet, but that doesn’t mean he can’t dress like he’s living the high life.Stubbs & Wootton’s Yacht slippers are painstakingly hand-crafted in Spain and feature a Navy Spanish cotton-velvet upper paired with a navy grosgrain trim. Lined with leather forextra comfort, this pair is finished off with genuine Habana Yacht Club embroidery for comfort and class. No water necessary.
The Best Shower Kit: Our Best Smeller Body Kit
Body odor stinks. That’s why we created the very best -- and named it accordingly.Our Best Smeller Kit includes our uber-popular, award-winning black pepper body products packaged together for the ultimate in cleanliness and great smellin.’ Each kit comes with Our Best Smeller Soap Bar, Our Best Smeller Cologne, and Our Best Smeller Body Wash. Add ‘em all together and that’s one fine-smelling papa.
The Best Sunglasses: Dom Vetro Harrison - Vintage Tortoise
There’s no shortage of excellent sunglasses out there, but Dom Vetro knows how to do it right. These light-weightHarrison sunnies are a triumph in Italian design, bringing that cool Riviera vibe to your dad’s face. Throw ina temple monogram for a cool $45 and crown yourself the winner of Father’s Day.