He will love these Southern-inspired gift ideas that say just how much you appreciate him.
Help the guys on your list tie one on with a snazzy patterned bow tie.
Buy It: $45 each; highcottonties.com
Chilled soapstone cubes help you chill your spirits without diluting them.
Buy It: $20/set of 9; uncommongoods.com
A Southern gentleman's attire isn't finished without a dapper pocket square tucked into his blazer.
Buy It: $55 each; sidmashburn.com
Southern men (and women too!) will raise a glass to a libation-themed gift, especially if it includes Kentucky bourbon.
Buy It: $24.99; redemptionrye.com
Dad can show off his state pride with this gift. Made with genuine leather and a solid brass buckle, these handsome flag belts
are designed in Nashville, Tennessee.
Buy It: $50 each; volunteertraditions.com
Whether it's used to sip a beverage or display fresh flowers, this iconic gift will never go out of style.
Buy It: Kentucky Julep Cup by Salisbury Pewter, $52; thomasdalecompany.com
Help your fella fulfill a time-honored Southern duty with this spiffy charcoal grill.
Buy It: FRYKAT Picnic Charcoal Grill by Bodum, $59.95, bodum.com
Be the envy of every fan at the tailgate with your very own team-inspired tongs.
Buy It: $24.95; sportschest.net
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
Download the iPad version of the 2010 best-selling Big Book of BBQ from the editors of Southern Living magazine. Find more than 100 of our most-loved BBQ recipes and secret tips and ideas from our pit master.
Download the Big Book of BBQ App
Ben Silver, a family-run fine menswear purveyor located on historic King Street, is the go-to shop for the well-dressed Southern
Buy It: $120 each; bensilver.com
Pick up a six-pack of handcrafted beer from a microbrewery near you. Some of our favorites around the South are Southern Star Brewing in Conroe, Texas; Lazy Magnolia Brewing Company in Kiln, Mississippi; Cigar City Brewing in Tampa, Florida; and Duck-Rabbit Craft Brewing in Farmville, North Carolina. Also consider taking Dad to tour a local brewery.
James Avery’s engraved sterling silver money clip, made in Kerrville, Texas, will give Dad a touch of distinction as he’s
lending you cash.
Buy It: $89; jamesavery.com
Buy Dad a trout dish to help save a fish for future catching. Red Cabin, a family-run (by a father and his two sons) company
near Tyler, Texas, produces a stunning series of trout plates, and a portion of the proceeds benefit Trout Unlimited, a conservation
agency. Brown trout, brook trout, rainbow trout, and more are depicted on this dishwasher- and microwave-safe Czech porcelain.
Buy It: $87.85; redcabinpottery.com
Let the grill master claim his steak and burgers with his very own branding iron.
Buy It: $16.99; thinkgeek.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: $5.99 (eight 6-inch papers), $9.99 (two 15-inch planks); fireandflavor.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: $10 each; krsaddleshop.com
Here’s a trophy any hunter would be proud of: a cardboard buck head, laser-cut in Charlottesville, Virginia, ready to assemble
and mount on the wall.
Buy It: $28; cardboardsafari.com
You can now crack open a cold one with ease thanks to this wall-mounted bottle opener.
Buy It: $10; brookfarmgeneralstore.com
Ledbury, based in a renovated tobacco warehouse in Richmond, Virginia, specializes in quality, great-fitting shirts for men
who appreciate the tailoring, but not the expense, of London’s Savile Row.
Buy It: $99; ledbury.com
Start with a granola base, and then choose fruits, nuts, or even gummy bears to create your own custom granola blend, which
ships straight to your door from Miami.
Buy It: from $4.99; mixmygranola.com
Think beyond the ubiquitous department store tie with Southern-made neckwear.
Buy Them: Assorted Bow Ties, $29 each; thecordialchurchman.com
Practical and handsome, we'll drink to that!
Buy It: Wood Six-Pack Caddy, $41.99; woodthumb.com
A spirited take on the endlessly useful Mason jar.
Buy It: Mason Shaker, $30; masonshaker.com
Make a playlist feel nostalgic.
Buy It: iPhone Gramophone, $249; rh.com
Buckle up! No Texas-size hardware here.
Buy It: Oyster Belt Buckle, $75; sidmashburn.com
Take the gentleman's vanity to new heights. Warning: This may prove true figuratively and literally.
Buy It: Razor and Brush with Stand, $175; naturaldesignswoodturning.com