Jun 09, 2015

5 Bad-Ass Father’s Day Gifts That Will Actually Impress Your Dad

No more neckties, pens, or power tools. This year, give the man who raised you something that'll really blow his mind.

No more neckties, pens, or power tools. This year, give the man who raised you something that'll really blow his mind.

W&P Homemade Gin Kit — Father's Day Gift Ideas

Gin Kit Thumb — Father's Day Gift IdeasThe Homemade Gin Kit, $49.95

Most men might appreciate a fancy bottle of gin, but the chance to make a gin of your own is something else entirely. This kit strikes a balance between craft and convenience: All it takes is two days and a bottle of vodka, but the recipe can be tweaked to produce a wide range of flavors. The rich, golden hue of the unfiltered gin is icing on the cake.

Blind Barber The Regimen — Father's Day Gift Ideas

Blind Barber Thumb — Father's Day Gift IdeasBlind Barber's The Regimen Gift Set

If you're looking to give your father a barbershop-quality shave, you won't find much better than this. From daily cleanser to aftershave, this set goes the whole nine yards, tapping soothing botanicals like juniper, aloe, and watermint extract for a crisp, refreshing shave that puts redness and razor burn to bed.

This is Ground Bandito Lifestyle Roll — Father's Day Gift Ideas

This is Ground Thumb — Father's Day Gift IdeasThis Is Ground Bandito Lifestyle Roll

If your dad remembers a time when travel was actually stylish, this lifestyle roll will remind him. Inspired by a carpenter's tool roll, it features seven slots (in varying sizes) that hold a wide range of items, along with a handy zipper pouch. For something even more compact, This Is Ground's Cordito offers a pocket-sized alternative.

Baxter of California Safety Razor — Father's Day Gift Ideas

Baxter and CO Bigelow Thumb — Father's Day Gift IdeasBaxter of California Safety Razor, and C.O. Bigelow Brush

Your dad deserves better than a drugstore razor. This shaving duo from two legendary brands truly pulls no punches: The English-made brush uses Best Badger hair to produce a superlative lather, while the chrome-plated razor pairs classic good looks with a smoother, more comfortable shave.

Quirky Switch Pocket Knife — Father's Day Gift Ideas

Quirky Thumb — Father's Day Gift IdeasQuirky Switch Multitool

While there's a pretty good chance that your dad owns a pocket knife, his rusty Swiss Army number has nothing on this. Dreamed up by the inventors at Quirky, this knife has a modular body that can be customized for any scenario. With 12 attachments to choose from—blades, saws, screwdrivers, pliers—he'll never be caught empty-handed.

Want more great gift ideas? Check out the Birchbox Man Father's Day Shop.

Read the original ›

tagged father's day, gift guides, shaving, taste