News flash:. But if you’re not quite convinced, ease your dad into the trend with this truly attractive pair of shades. They flaunt just a hint of the hue and double as the perfect summer gift.
Cheryl Strayed saved only this book on her now famous journey up the Pacific Crest Trail, and for good reason. It highlights the beautiful struggles of femininity, race, and humanity, so don’t let Dad head into vacation season without it. Want to throw some other good reads in there? Gift him with.
Admit it: He already loves this movie (Tom Hanks, baseball, Madonna), so why not enjoy a viewing of the classic together? You could even invite those Bluetooth speakers you gave Dad last year.
With only two locations in the world (Paris and New York), this French gastroteque restaurant is famous for its small bites and big flavors. Challenge Dad to get into the kitchen and cook up a culinary adventure (I highly recommend the coq au vin, but there are simpler recipes in here too!).
Farmgirl Flowers ($38 each)
Just recently, Byrdie senior editor Hallie Gould shared that her dad loves receiving flowers—because men never get them! Even if yours isn’t interested in a giant bouquet, grab one or a few of these handsome ferns for him to enjoy. They’re universally attractive.
Update 6/5/16: Farmgirl is now offering 15% off Father’s Day purchases with code Pops at checkout.
Pink wine isn’t just a feminine luxury, so don’t let Dad miss out. As New York Magazine quipped, “Women have to deal with patriarchy, sure, but—so who’s the real victim?”
Okay, this one’s a little out there, but if you like supporting small brands and the #freethenipple movement, go ahead and share that philosophy with your dad—make a learning experience out of it.
If you have somehow missed the cultural phenomenon of Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Tony-nominated Broadway brainchild Hamilton, just know that in addition to being genre-spanning, really catchy, and so fun to listen to, it has some strong-as-hell female characters that Dad’ll love as much as (if not more than) the founding father himself.
Self-confidence is as much a part of the feminist movement as anything else. Give your dad these inspiring words, or customize The 125 Collection candles to say anything you want. (“Feminist Father,” perhaps?) Then pick from an assortment of scents—Fresh Bamboo, Grapefruit, Lavender, Fresh Laundry, and Well Groomed—for him to enjoy anytime he likes. , after all.
What’s the best/weirdest gift you’ve ever given your dad? Do you think he’d like any of the options above?