We hate to generalize about dads — we know that despite the sitcom stereotype of the lazy, dopey father figure,
dads these days are more involved than ever.
But if you forgive us this one tiny generalization: maybe #notalldads, but many, many,
many fathers are hard to shop for.
And that’s where we come in. Here are
gifts for Dad that don’t subscribe to the golf/beer/barbecue formula, and that he’ll actually enjoy. Note: If you’re on a mobile device, click on the images to see more info about the gifts and where to get them. All product choices are made independently by our editors. HuffPost Canada may receive a share from purchases made via links on this page. Wi-fi speaker
This speaker hits that sweet spot of being both stylish and super-practical. Get it
More Super Mario lamp
For the dad who still plays Mario Kart — or, even better, for the dad who wishes he still did. Get it
More Customizable "New York Times" front page cover
You can choose any New York Times cover since 1851 to make into a unique memento. Get it
at Uncommon Goods
More Everlast premium yoga mat
Because sometimes, chilling out is the best option. Get it
at Hudson's Bay
More Story continues Wooden cheeseboard
Dad will impress all his friends with this affordable but very chic cheeseboard. Brie, anyone? Get it
at the Drake General Store
More Plaid throw blanket
Christmas is all about excessive coziness, right? Buy it
More Chinese evergreen plant
It's air purifying, easy to take care of, and doesn't need a lot of light. Not to mention, it's freaking gorgeous. Get it
at Interior Plants
More "Catch and Kill" by Ronan Farrow
The Pulitzer Prize-winning author has been garnering rave reviews for his account of the lengths predators like Harvey Weinstein go to protect their reputations. Get it
More Enamel baking dish
Hey, if it will encourage dad to bake his famous banana bread more often, who are we to say no? Get it
at the MoMA store
More Nike Killshot 2 sneakers
These leather sneakers are very cool, according to people who know such things! Buy them
at J. Crew
More Chef's knife
Everyone needs one of these, from the novice chef to the trained pro. Get it
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It's nice to receive a continuous experience, rather than an object. Get it
at "The New Yorker"
More Drunk Elephant B-Hydra Intensive Hydration Serum
Skincare is important for everyone! Get it
More Yeti tumbler
This tumbler is stainless steel, fully insulated, and won't make his coffee taste like metal. Get it
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