— Brittany C. Waugh
With Father’s Day right around the corner, it can be hard trying to find dad a gift – a good gift, to be specific. So, it’s best to take this lesson on ‘gift hunting 101’ with us at BONNE NY before you buy a team jersey or a mug for the third year in a row.
First, you want to think about needs: Does your father need a new cologne? A polo for work? Maybe, some new kicks that can substitute the ones he has been clutching on to for a couple of years now. Once you’ve done your research and figured out what will put an everlasting smile on your father’s face (which will be there regardless of what you get because of his unconditional love for you and your 2nd grade macaroni picture frame), you’ll want to think of a budget. This is where we come to the rescue, with the best luxury and affordable products that you can buy for Father’s Day, in every price range.
Affordably Under $50:
If you are trying to preserve on spending a large amount of cash this Father’s Day, these options would probably be your ideal ‘best buy’ range for quality products that will surely work as some new essentials for Dad:
‘MATTE’ Genuine Leather Belt from the Florsheim Shoe Company for $25 is a dark chocolate brown leather that is perfect for any occasion, casual or formal, and will be a great quality add for dad’s closet essentials: ‘MATTE’ Chocolate Brown Belt
Florsheim also provides a wide range of quality sock options from ‘No-Show’ to Printed Crew Socks ranging from $9-12. They all also have varying styles that help add some flavor to your dad’s sock collection.
Proper ‘Dad’ Hat from Devereux comes in the color ‘Navy’ with the embroidered ‘Proper’ across the front, priced at $35.00 will be an all-year round closet essential.
Candles are ALWAYS a good idea. We highly suggest ‘The Motley + Life After Denim’ collaboration candle priced at $48. This candle is described as a scent inspired by ‘East Coast autumns’ and is perfect for long days, that can be cured by a long warm bath. ‘The Motley x LAD’ Candle
Affordable under $200:
The more the merrier! You know the saying: “it’s not about quantity, it’s about quality.” Quality products don’t always come at a budget price, but are usually worth the pretty penny you’ll have to part with. We have hand-picked some quality choices that makes perfect, quality gifts under $200.
What time is it? Time to get a watch. A perfect accessory to add on to any outfit would be the Oceanaut Riviera Chronograph Quartz (Color: OC0335) which ‘Touch of Modern’ describes as “a watch for the stars that has been seen on reality and talent shows.” The watch is priced at $114.95 and is a brilliant gold and blue combination. Oceanaut ‘Riviera’ Chronograph Quartz
Picking the perfect pair of kicks for dad isn’t easy, but we’ve got you covered with the ‘David Cap Toe Sneaker’ from Selected Homme, in the colors White and Dark Navy, both in leather suede priced at $135, will surely get you the longest wear and comfort in a quality sneaker. ‘David Cap Toe Sneaker’ Selected Homme
Summer in New York isn’t quite summer yet, but to beat the light winds and chills, get dad a jacket for his days out and about. Hydeon offers the ‘Hanover Windbreaker’ on TheVeryWarm.com in the color Blue Chrome. Priced at $195, it is engineered to be the perfect jacket in rain, winds, or anything the weather throws his way. ‘Hanover Windbreaker’ on TheVeryWarm.com
For the working men, we highly suggest getting dad a pair of slim-fit dress pants to take him out of his baggy Sunday best and into our modern times. Selected Homme offers a sleek, Buffalo Grain Grey slim pants, priced at $115, that will offer the ultimate comfort for the men on the go. Selected Homme ‘Buffalo Grain Grey’ Pants
We know the rule, “don’t wear white after Labor Day”, but we’re rule breakers! Let your dad live fashionably rebellious in these jeans from PRPS in the color ‘Skeleton’. The Windsor Slim-Fit Jean can be matched with almost anything and would work as a great summer pant essential, priced slightly over your budget for $218, but absolutely worth it. PRPS ‘Windsor’ Slim Fit Jean
We love a big spender! These options are where quality, luxury, and style meet. No matter which option you choose, we guarantee they will have your dad flipping for joy because of his new swag.
Dads aren’t often the best at staying organized, but with this beautifully crafted GG Supreme messenger bag from Gucci, he is sure to have a place to store all his needed work documents, keys, checkbook, and whatever else he puts in there. coming in two styles, an original black and the ‘Night Courrier’ bag. Priced at $1,790
Cuff links are an absolute MUST! These well-crafted shark cufflinks from Hermes are made from Swift calfskin and are palladium plated. The shark cuff links paired with well-tailored shirt, will make a classic look, standout. Priced at $455.
What’s better than a button-up? A classic white button-up! They’re always a great closet essential, especially when from the luxurious brand SCARCI. This isn’t just any old button-up, SCARCI creates an amazing fabric experience with it’s 100% Italian Sahara Linen and will be the perfect fit for the father who knows what taste with substance is all about. Priced at $350.
Satin feels like heaven for the body. Keep your dad cozy all year long with this lovely silk satin black robe from Derek Rose London. Made from absolute pure silk and coming in a range of sizes, this robe is the epitome of a luxurious gift and a closet essential for the lavish dad’s. Priced at $700.
Last, but not least, give your dad something to stay even more organized, by getting him the Bottega Veneta ‘Light Tourmaline Intrecciato’ Bi-Fold Wallet, in the ‘sleek VN calf leather’. This wallet comes in 13 colors – both neutral and vibrant. The wallet will be a great luxury accessory for any dad. Priced at $460.
You can’t really mess up relaxed, easy-going looks. Getting sweats is the ultimate gift of comfort, but wearing sweats doesn’t have to be unappealing. Off-White’s, tapered loop black sweatpants will be ideal for any dad looking to get an updated addition to his sweatpants collection and can easily be paired with it’s matching sweatshirt, both from Mr. Porter. Priced at $1,135 for the full set.
Getting your dad the best gift can be difficult to figure out, no matter what the budget is, but above all else and at absolutely no cost; unconditional love and appreciation will always be the best gift that any father will cherish. Demonstrating your love and appreciation for everything he has done will matter the most.