The great thing about gift sets for dads, who are notorious for “not wanting anything,” is that an assortment of little bits and bobs means chances are that he’ll find at least one of them useful. Here, we’ve rounded up the best gift sets for a whole range of fussy dads for Father’s Day, whether they’re wine lovers, golf dads, Wall Street guys, or partial to a white sneaker.
For the Dad Whose Tolerance Isn’t What It Used to Be
For the Dad Who Grows His Own Veg
Garden vegetables, but funkier: think purple carrots, yellow courgettes, and red delicious Brussels sprouts.
For the Dad Who Weeds
A stainless-steel Japanese blade that will take the strain off his hands, whether he’s weeding or pruning. It comes with a sharpening stone, so it can keep its edge, too.
For the Dad Who’s a Vinyl Devotee
The cleaning and maintenance duds he needs to keep his old Cream records from playing without a hitch.
For the Dad Who’s Into Skin Care Now
Get him a trio of elevated basics from Malin + Goetz that you’d be equally happy to receive: an invigorating grapefruit cleanser, some lip balm, and a vitamin E moisturizer.
For the Dad Who’s Really Into Skin Care Now
An all-star cast of Mario Badescu skin-care goodies to cover all of his bases.
For the Dad Who Thinks He’s PGA-Worthy
Because a golf dad might enjoy teeing off with some monogrammed golf balls.
For the Dad Who’s Growing It Out
The super-reviewed grooming kit he needs to keep his beard looking shapely and smooth, not scraggly.
For the Dad Who Wants to Read the Books Now
The cool dad who’s already binge-watched every season will appreciate this graphic-novel version of George R.R. Martin’s series.
For the Dad Who Loves a Kebab
For any grill master: Spritz them with oil, pop some vegetables in, and, baby, you’ve got a kebab going.
For the Dad Who’s Into Home-Brewing
He’s not one to brag, but he makes his own IPAs now, okay?
For the Dad Who Spends Too Much Money at La Colombe
He doesn’t have to curb his cold-brew addiction, but this at-home kit with a grinder, jug, and strainer will at least help him cut costs.
For the Dad Who’s Getting Off of Coffee Completely
A less jittery approach to caffeine that will suit someone who doesn’t mind getting more hands on with whisking and stirring.
For the Dad Who’s Adventurous With His Tea
For the tea person who’s not scared of a wild herbal blend, this set offers a range of fruity flavors like cherry Cosmo, apricot Amaretto, and blueberry Merlot.
For the Dad Who Wants to Be More Zen
An understated essential-oil diffuser and lavender scent from Muji for the guy who’s dipping a toe in but doesn’t want anything too crunchy.
For the Dad Who Works on Wall Street
So he can have his pick of tie bars, cuff links, and business-professional ties.
For the Dad Who’s a Professor
A very sleek desk setup for the dad who has an M.D. and a stuffy campus office.
For the Dad Who Camps
So he never has to even think about using a set of plastic utensils on the go.
For the Dad Who Climbs
A variety of nuts as added protection for the dad who’s a thrill-seeking climber.
For the Dad Who’s Always Up for a Game
So he can challenge you to a match whether you’re at home or on a family trip.
For the Dad Who’s on the Red-Eye Grind
This cozy setup will make any window seat feel that much more comfortable.
For the Dad Who Could Always Use a Cold One
A classic camping growler that will keep his cold ones cold, plus four shot glasses if he feels like sharing.
For the Dad Who Likes to Feel the Burn
Has he been scorched by Bushwick Kitchen’s Gochujang Sriracha, yet? (For more spicy options, we ranked some of the best hot sauces at NYC’s Hot Sauce Expo.)
For the Dad Who Always Helps You Move
Every drill bit, wrench, and screwdriver he needs to complete fixer-upper jobs around the house.
For the Dad Who Loves a White Sneaker
Introduce his Tretorns to Jason Markk’s sneaker-cleaning kit.