Cheers To You, Dad!
Our parents and parent-figures helped shape us into who we are today, and we're immensely grateful for their positive influence in our lives. This year, we're celebrating our fathers with gifts designed to invite a little softness and self care into their lives. From fair trade coffee to luxuriously soft, responsibly-made garments, each of these 12 gifts will help him step back and enjoy the simple things.
These gifts are thoughtfully designed and crafted with care, giving back to not only your dad—but also to people and planet. Cheers to our dads!
1. DedCool Fragrance 05 “SPRING” | Credo
A gender-neutral perfume, “Spring” is Infused with the delightful aromas of bergamot, lemon, and vetiver. I’s fresh and sharp—a perfect signature scent. You can also catch a whiff of star anise, cedar, geranium, incense, oak moss, and patchouli. This all-natural fragrance is safe to use on skin and hair.
Shop | $80
2. Coach’s Jacket | Outerknown
Want to gift a versatile, light jacket that will last forever? This twill Coach’s Jacket from Outerknown, that comes in Ember, Deep Blue, and Faded Khaki, could be the one. It has a timeless look and is made of material that will only soften up over the years. Made with 100% cotton, this jacket saves on water usage and is chemical-free.
Shop | $165
3. Leaf Stainless Steel Razor | Package Free Shop
This zinc and stainless steel razor comes with no packaging—just protective paper and twine as a light wrapping. It has a pivoting head, so dad can get the cleanest possible shave and look fresh for every occasion. The razor comes with ten replaceable blazes and you can load one to three of them on at a time, depending on the shave you want.
Shop | $79
4. Men’s Wool Runners | Allbirds
The award for comfiest running shoes goes to these wool runners, suited for a jog around the park or a day at the gym. There are four classic shades and eight limited-edition shades, so you can choose dad’s favorite color. These sneakers are made with merino sheep fur and have recycled laces, created from a plastic bottle.
Shop | $95
5. Challenger Eco-Fleece Pullover Hoodie | Alternative
You can never have too many hoodies, and the Challenger Eco-Fleece Pullover is one to add to any collection. With eleven shades to choose from, this eco-friendly and comfy hoodie comes in a color for everyone. The material is soft and cozy, but durable.
Shop | $10–$54
6. The Trainer Sneakers | Everlane
This leather trainer is a must-have staple that can be worn every single day. It’s made to last and is carbon neutral—the lowest impact of its kind. It’s also free of virgin plastics, has lining and lace made with recycled bottles, and uses leather from a gold-certified tannery. So here’s a pair of shoes dad can look great in and feel great about.
Shop | $98
7. Premium Crew Sock 5-Pack | Pact
Stripes and polka dots and argyle, oh my. This five pack of socks comes in kooky but tasteful designs perfect for a little fun, and is made with 78% organic cotton. Pact is known for using fair trade factories and making cotton so soft, you’ll cry (almost).
Shop | $28
8. Musings Journal | Ten Thousand Villages
Everyone needs some introspective time to jot down their innermost thoughts and feelings. This marbleized leather journal is both stylish and creates the perfect reason for dad to spend more quality time documenting his thoughts. The journal’s fair trade partner, Noah’s Ark, based in Maradabad, India, supports local women artisans.
Shop | $39.99
9. Opinel No8 Trekking Knife | United by Blue
Is it time to take an impromptu camping trip with dad? Want to gift a versatile tool that is useful to have on hand? Look no further than this lightweight trekking knife, perfect for the outdoors. United By Blue sells durable, responsibly-made goods—and for every product sold, the company removes one pound of trash from the ocean and waterways.
Shop | $40
10. Artist Collection eQua Hot Yoga Mat | Manduka
It’s time to sweat it out with dad! With a limited edition design from artist Maja Dlugolecki, this yoga mat is also a unique art piece. Whether it’s a hot yoga session or just a particularly sweaty one, this mat is perfect for a solid workout. It has a soft microfiber top layer and a sustainably-harvested natural rubber bottom so it’s both durable and eco-friendly.
Shop | $92
11. Roast Sampler Box | VEGA
Dad can wake up to a light, medium, dark, or espresso blend with this VEGA coffee sampler this Father’s Day. This coffee is packaged and roasted by the same farmers who grew it, so you know you’re getting a carefully crafted, high quality product.
Shop | $30
12. Organic Herb Collection | Seed Savers Exchange
A way to add zest to any meal is by using organic, fresh herbs. This Seed Savers Exchange organic herb collection contains genovese basil, chives, cilantro, bouquet dill, Giant of Italy Parsley, and thyme. It comes in a compact and sleek tin that’s easy for storage and reusable.
Shop | $23