Gifts That Will Show Dad You're His No. 1 Fan
Dad will love these Southern-inspired gift ideas that say just how much you appreciate him.
If dad loves a backyard crab boil, oyster roast, or clam bake, he's going to love this handsome collection.
Buy It: $75; food52.com/provisions
You'll always be near when he carries this handkerchief.
Buy It: $32, foragehaberdashery.com
Hit the mark this Father's Day with a gift that will be the envy of the club.
Buy It: $69 (add $20 for 3-letter laser engraving); jamesavery.com
Bacon-loving dads will rejoice. This do-it-yourself kit will prove that bacon really does makes everything better.
Buy It: $23; food52.com/provisions
If a cold brew tops his list of favorite things, this will be his new go-to gadget.
Buy It: $28.96, ewansdrygoods.com
With this handsome kit he'll be prepared for whatever his travels may bring.
Buy It: $70; oxfordexchange.com
Help dad put his best foot forward with this handy kit.
Buy It: $50; sidmashburn.com
Raise the bar with this tome to the cocktail.
Buy It: $84; graphicimage.com
Make a playlist feel nostalgic.
Buy It: iPhone Gramophone, $249; rh.com
Practical and handsome, we'll drink to that!
Buy It: Wood Six-Pack Caddy, $41.99; woodthumb.com
Buckle up! No Texas-size hardware here.
Buy It: Oyster Belt Buckle, $75; sidmashburn.com
A spirited take on the endlessly useful Mason jar.
Buy It: Mason Shaker, $29; masonshaker.com
Take the gentleman's vanity to new heights. Warning: This may prove true figuratively and literally.
Buy It: Razor and Brush with Stand, $157; naturaldesignswoodturning.com
Infuse a smoky flavor into meats, fish, and veggies with these cedar planks and wrapping papers, developed by Athens, Georgia, cookbook author Gena Knox.
Buy It: $7.99 (eight 6-inch papers), $7.99 (two 15-inch planks); fireandflavor.com
Handcrafted of Italian bridle leather in Lynnville, Tennessee, Colonel Littleton’s personalized dresser caddy is a handsome place to empty your pockets.
Buy It: $65; colonellittleton.com
Chilled soapstone cubes help you chill your spirits without diluting them.
Buy It: $20/set of 9; uncommongoods.com
Your dad will love dressing up his best suit with one of these patterned bow ties.
Buy It: $50 each; highcottonties.com
These clever branding irons, from the famous King Ranch Saddle Shop in Kingsville, Texas, allow you to make your mark on dinner.
Buy It: $11 each; krsaddleshop.com
Southern men (and women too!) will raise a glass to a libation-themed gift, especially if it includes Kentucky bourbon.
Buy It: $36.99; redemptionrye.com
Dad will be the envy of every fan at the tailgate with his very own team-inspired tongs.
Buy It: $24.95; sportschest.net
This iconic gift will never go out of style.
Buy It: Kentucky Julep Cup by Salisbury Pewter, $53; thomasdalecompany.com
Dad can escape into stories of novels and nonfiction by Southern authors. Here are a few of our picks:
- Go Down Together: The True, Untold Story of Bonnie and Clyde by Jeff Guinn
- The End of the Straight and Narrow by David McGlynn
- Devil’s Garden by Ace Atkins
- Loitering with Intent by Stuart Woods
- South of Broad by Pat Conway