It is a lucky thing that Father’s Day coincides with the start of summer. Why give dad a tie, when you can outfit him with sun essentials, vacation- (and staycation) worthy accessories, and items ready for the great outdoors? Whether your guy is a sports fanatic, foodie, or simply deserves some R&R, read on for our guide to the best last-minute gifts to shop for dad right now. Remember: Father’s Day 2017 is Sunday, June 18th.
Lumio Book Lamp from MoMA Design Store
1.) Let there be light! For the dad who loves to read, look no further than the ingenious Lumio Book Lamp from the MoMA Design Store. The lamp exterior appears to be a hardcover book of laser cut wood, but upon opening becomes an architectural LED light. Added bonus: the piece can sit on a desk or be hung like a lantern. MoMA Design Store, 44 West 53rd Street. store.moma.org
Basketball Sandals from NBA Store
3.) Though basketball season is now over, help dad continue to show allegiance to his favorite sport all summer long. The NBA Store features gear from every team. These rubber slide sandals will round out his poolside look. NBA Store, 545 Fifth Avenue. store.nba.com
Carhartt Apron for BBQ Grilling at Dave's New York
4.) For the guy that loves to barbeque, a Carhartt canvas apron is a clever addition to his outdoor grilling arsenal. This ultra-durable piece features ample storage: a zippered bib pocket and tool and utility pockets in assorted sizes. Dave’s New York, 581 Sixth Avenue. davesnewyork.com
House Targaryen Lambswool Cardigan at HBO Store
5.) Help dad embrace his Game of Thrones obsession with this House Targaryen cardigan made from 100% lambswool in Scotland. The navy-and-red hues make for a handsome color combination and the small crest lets this fan gear still be apropos for the office. HBO Shop, 1100 Sixth Avenue. store.hbo.com Here's a coupon!
Uri Minkoff Canvas/Leather Bag at Bloomingdale's
6.) Weekends away are made much more stylish with Uri Minkoff’s canvas-and-leather bag. The sturdy weekender is equipped with multiple interior zip pockets, a handy cell phone pocket and an adjustable strap. Bloomingdale’s, 1000 Third Avenue. bloomingdales.com