These unique style essentials will guarantee you a high-five!
When shopping for Father’s Day, just think about the importance of hybrid essentials. Menswear is evolving and his wardrobe needs to evolve with the changing times. In short, that means that it’s time to reset his wardrobe so that he looks well put together. The way I see it, Father’s Day is the perfect time for you to give dad an upgraded version of menswear essentials –which run the gamut from shorts, robes, sneakers, and even swimwear. What is especially rewarding for Father on this gift-giving day is his wardrobe is fresh –without taking the time out of his busy schedule.
When shopping for dad, I recommended finding a gift that is a hybrid version of what he currently owns – as most people do not wish to dress outside of their comfort zones. It is a time to show appreciation for fathers so be mindful not to purchase silly gifts. Silly gifts do not convey a message of love and appreciation. And you want to show your father how much you love and appreciate him each and every day.
More importantly, these gifts are tailored to all of the important men in your life — your grandfather who gave you quality time over the years, your brother who just became a father for the very first time, or that certain male figure in your life –who was there for you time and time again.
Happy Father’s Day 2022!
Marking the inaugural menswear release from the RAYMOND NICOLAS design house, the limited-edition capsule collection of lids is inspired by vintage 80s and 90s Formula One Grand Prix racing podium hats. Proudly representing the city that has bred its creative innovations, RAYMOND NICOLAS steps into men’s streetwear accessories with a cultivated nod to Miami’s heritage and innate swagger. Amplifying the vibrant fashion culture of Miami and celebrating the Formula One Grand Prix, the bold graphic design includes the iconic seal of Miami and the RAYMOND NICOLAS design house logo. Renowned for its dynamic culture, the design house is proud to commemorate one of the world’s biggest sporting events in the heart of Miami. This limited-edition collection is a truly unique, trademark piece to gift to your father this Father’s Day. Available in Navy Blue (Champion), Khaki (Republica Dominicana Motorsport), and Burgundy (Miami Grand Prix Race Track), each limited edition five-panel unstructured cap has a unique edition number, making each cap truly one of a kind. Each of the three styles will have a limited run of 25 editions and are available for purchase for $115 through raymondnicolas.com. $115
These buttery-soft, versatile shorts are a must-have for any stylish man this summer. Bamboo Ave offers two different inseam lengths (5″ and 7″), so whether you feel like showing off your thighs or adding a bit of length, they’ve got you covered. With each pair of Boundless Shorts made from 4+ recycled bottles and 2+ upcycled coconuts, these are shorts you can feel good in and feel good about. $64
Developing the Eighties Casuals reference seen on our AW21 runway, the Court Legacy trainer offers a contemporary take on vintage tennis shoes, offering a sophisticated update on a staple found in every dad’s wardrobe. Engineered in calfskin leather with a suede toebox trim, this shoe has a rubber sole in a tread pattern inspired by Dunhill’s automotive heritage, a perfect gift for the man who loves to be on the road. The uppers feature fold foil-embossed longtail branding, serrated edge detailing, and a contrasting racing stripe motif. $595
Peter Manning NYC There’s nothing better than an item of clothing that fits perfectly for a gift this Father’s Day and everything at Peter Manning NYC is designed to fit your Dad to a tee. With exacting precision and attention to detail just like him. This style in seersucker has been pre-washed for softness; and like all PMNYC products, they’ll fit and feel great right out of the box. Retail price $85 .https://petermanningnyc.com/products/seersucker-short-sleever-blue-red-tattersall
The Organic Cotton DAD Sweatshirt is one of Ron Dorff’s best sellers. Designed with a slightly tapered fit and cut in a soft, ultra-comfortable loopback organic cotton, it is the perfect luxe loungewear for any kind of dad. ORGANIC COTTON SWEATSHIRT DAD
Help Dad achieve his quest for relaxation after a long day’s work by giving him this Tekla robe made of 100% organic cotton. Designed for a relaxed fit, the unisex bathrobe by Tekla will keep Dad cozy while making a fashionable statement. $200 Hooded Bathrobe
With its classic design and lightweight french terry, it’s perfect for dad this summer, whether headed to the park, a dinner party or the airport for the family vacation. Now available in additional rich summer colors including peach pink green, pistachio, and slate blue. $275
Tom & Teddy’s Classic swim shorts come in a whole host of bright and bold designs, they are a must for sunny summer days – in or out of the water. They’re crafted in the softest of fabric, which also dries in no time at all and incorporates UPF50+ for sun protection. With a durable elasticated waist, tough drawcord, and a flattering mid-thigh cut, these trunks are exceptionally comfortable and ideal for vacations, as they can be worn all day long to the beach and beyond. Tom & Teddy swimwear offers superior quality at a mid-price point and is designed to be worn year after year, season after season.
Boys $59.95, Men’s $94.95
lululemon has combined the versatility of your everyday short-sleeve button-up with their beloved sweat-wicking fabric technologies to create unmatched comfort and mobility in this casual but classic shirt. The shirt’s quick-drying, WovenAir™ fabric feels naturally breathable, even on the hottest summer days. The classic fit is designed with room in the chest and waist, while underarm gussets create greater arm mobility than your average button-up. Removable collar stays keeps your collar looking sharp, while a four-way stretch keeps you comfortable no matter your summer activity of choice. $88 USD
Our super-soft brushed-jersey robe pairs perfectly with the rest of our men’s sleepwear collection. In timeless navy and dark charcoal marl with smart mid-gray piping, it features two patch pockets to echo our classic pajama design, and the self-tie sash ensures the perfect fit. It makes a great gift, too $98 Direct Link to Buy
Whether you’re taking him away for the weekend or treating him to a light lunch, treat the Father figure in your life to a new wardrobe staple that’s the perfect fit for the summer season. Colmar Originals have designed a simple round neck polo t-shirt with subtle detailing on the sleeves and pocket. The best choice for the minimalist dad. $95
In collaboration with Oliver Peoples, Brunello Cucinelli created the Oliver style as an ode to the aesthetics of the most fashionable 1960s eyewear. The sharp lines of the frame are handcrafted from extremely thin acetate sheets tinged with an exclusive tone that enhances the refined and timeless allure. It’s a cherished frame in an exclusive colorway selected by Mr. Brunello Cucinelli himself making it the perfect gift for Father’s Day this year.
The Barbour Linen Cotton Mix Shorts boast a fresh cotton-linen blend with side entry pockets with jetted pockets to the rear. Perfect for smart-casual wearing, these shorts are finished with a woven label above the back pocket. $110
For gamers, by gamers expands with new collections featuring classic and elevated streetwear styles that represent the brand best. Ranging from tees to hoodies, there is something for everyone whether you are looking to get comfortable or simply sport a fresh look. Starting at $39.99
Barbour The Barbour Begral Showerproof Jacket features a fixed hood and exposed zip front fastening for a functional yet fashion-forward outerwear staple. Offering two lower patch pockets, this jacket offers uncompromising versatility while retaining essential style. With a dropped back hem, adjustable cuffs, and mesh lining, this jacket offers a breathable layer come rain or shine $280 Direct Link to Buy
In two timeless colorways, our cotton-rich pajama shorts are the perfect addition to his sleepwear drawer this season. With a single-button fly, contrast waistband tie, and pockets, this style is super-easy to wear, while still looking clean and contemporary. $46
Mavi’s sleek slim-leg jeans are the perfect item for men this Father’s Day. These jeans are a closet staple that is wonderful for your husband, father, or grandfather for any occasion. $118.00
Snibbs-Snibbs sneakers are a must-have for any working dad for Father’s Day. Snibbs sneakers are built for all-day comfort, water, and slip resistance, custom formulated ortholite insoles, a slip-on design with adjustable laces as well as being 100% vegan. Snibbs sneakers are a versatile sneaker perfect gift for Father’s Day for anyone who works on their feet for maximum comfort.
Gola–Comfortable yet functional, these sneakers are a must-have this Father’s day. This Gola Performance sneaker features a high-quality, durable upper along with a 40mm heel stack for the best possible support. Made with the MotionFoam technology, these sneakers are extremely lightweight and comfortable. You can wear this shoe all day long with no foot fatigue! The rubber outsole offers traction on any surface, which is perfect for any athletic activity. $90.00 Gola Performance Men’s Ultra Speed Sneakers
Le Club Original Le Club’s Navy short-sleeved shirt is the perfect item for men this Father’s Day. They can wear this shirt to a barbeque, out to lunch, or even to dinner on this special day. It is simple yet has that pop of green that shines on the shirt. It is the perfect gift for your father, husband, or grandfather. $132.00. Peter Short Sleeve – Navy
Abercrombie & Fitch Father’s day is just around the corner, and it’s always good when you can find a gift that he really wants. We think we’ve hit the jackpot with this one! This comfy full-zip hoodie features a scuba hood and front pockets for extra storage. Complete with elastane throughout for amazing comfort, as well as cotton for breathability. These two materials make it a must gift for dads this Father’s Day!
$80.00 YPB Full-Zip Hoodie
Florsheim A must-have this Father’s Day, the Heist is a buttery soft, slip-on sneaker that is perfect for dads on the go. Fully cushioned, removable comforteth footbed with OrthoLite® high rebound foam gives you all-day comfort, while the shock-absorbing midsole will keep you moving, and mesh linings let the feet breathe. The durable rubber outsole provides traction on any surface. Style is important, but comfort comes first, luckily, these have both! $120 Heist Moc Toe Slip On Sneaker
Minnetonka The P.W. Softsole Driving Loafer is a must-have for any dad. This ultra-comfortable, heavy full-grain Horween leather slip-on has a padded insole with a soft leather outsole, making it perfect for driving, keeping him looking good and feeling great even while doing the simplest things, like driving the kids to school. Show your dad how much you care with this classy loafer! $180.00 P.W. Softsole Driving Loafer
Words by Joseph DeAcetis