Father's Day Gifts That Seriously Don't Suck

Dad's love may be unconditional, but it doesn't mean he can't be bought every once in a while… Father's Day is the perfect time to spoil your papi and we've found 20+ seriously great gifts that don't suck - promise. (Best part? All gifts have been guy approved.)

1. Intro

Click through to see some of the best Father’s Day gifts available this year!

2. Handle With Care

The classic board game takes on a blue, illuminated hue when the lights are lowered. Plus, the game itself promotes quality father/daughter bonding time, so you won’t care how many times he beats you – or you beat him!

LED Glass Chess Set, $85, essentialman.com

3. Time Out

Think of it as Rent the Runway meets Netflix…for dad. By getting him started on his subscription, he’ll get to pick a watch, add it to his queue and have a new Rolex, Breitling or Patek Phillipe arrive so he can enjoy it for up to two months without actually having to shell out all that fancy-watch cash.

Eleven James, Subscriptions start at $249/month, elevenjames.com

4. Dragon Breath

Putting a new meaning to “Fire Up the Grill”, the BBQ Dragon sends a blast of oxygen into the grill to speed up the grilling process. The result: More time for dad to char corn, pineapples and carne asada – just think of it as a gift that gives back to you!

The BBQ Dragon, $61.98 including shipping & handling, bbqdragon.com

5. Flower Power

Sure, there are tons of tie options out there and it’s an easy go-to gift if your dad works a 9-5. But this specific style from American Eagle Outfitters strikes the perfect balance of being trend-forward without being too-forward that he won’t want to wear it to the office.

American Eagle Outfitters, Floral Tie, $17.95, ae.com

6. #1 Champion

He’ll think of his two favorite things – his baby girl and his team – each time he takes a drink out of this travel mug. Pair it with a set of tickets to his favorite sporting event for extra brownie points.

Lids Travel Tumbler, $19.99, macys.com

7. What You See is What You Get

This fits-in-your-pocket device will have dad showing off photos and videos of you via its projector (It connects via an HDMI cable to most smartphones, tablets, computers, cable tv boxes, video players, cameras & more) and it even doubles as a power bank.

FAVI Entertainment: Pico + WiFi Portable Projector, $299, favientertainment.com

8. Socks...With Attitude

He’s always had a little fashion flair, but with these socks on his feet, you may notice dad lifting his pant leg to show off the funky, fun decorative prints…even to strangers!

Nice Laundry, “Wild Child II”, $39 for six pairs, nicelaundry.com

9. Dry Guy

Whiskey may be having a moment in cocktail bars, but chances are dad’s been drinking it for years. Meant to be sipped or used in classic cocktails, this Colorado-produced spirit won’t break the bank but is sure to become a staple in his prized bar collection.

TinCup Whiskey, $27.99, tincupwhiskey.com

10. Futbol Fanatic

With the World Cup dominating his month of June, dad will feel inspired to hit the backyard with this commemorative soccer ball featuring his favorite team.

Adidas, World Cup Capitano Ball, $20, sportsauthority.com

11. Surf's Up

Blazing sun is upon us, which means a quick update to dad’s laid-back wardrobe will always be appreciated. This fun shirt works just as much straight off the beach in Cabos as it does dressed up for a dinner date with mom. And the leather Ray Ban’s…need we say anything else?

life/after/denim, Dark Shadows Shirt, $158.00, lifeafterdenim.com; Ray Ban’s, Leather Wayfarer, $299.95, sunglasshut.com

12. Sweet Sweats

Make lounging at home with dad on a Sunday afternoon as comfy cozy as possible.

Isa Ora Sweatpants, $115.00, isaora.com

13. Function & FIt

Sporty dads will love an upgrade to the Samsung Galaxy S5 paired with the fitness-focused Gear Fit, which will help him to track his physical activity and keep him connected to text messages, e-mail and calls right from his wrist.

Samsung Galaxy S5, $199.99 (With two-year contract); Samsung Gear Fit, $199.99, samsung.com

14. A Scent for Every Gent

Whether he’s classic (Vince Camuto), laid back (Tommy Bahama), or a little loco (Oscar de la Renta), there’s a scent to capture dad’s essence.

Vince Camuto, Homme, $70.00 (3.4oz), macys.com; Oscar de la Renta, Santo Domingo, $150.00 (3.4oz), saks.com; Tommy Bahama, Compass, $69.00 (3.4oz), macys.com

15. Party in a Box

Whether he grooves to Marc Anthony or moves to El Rey de la Cancion Ranchera, he will love this bluetooth speaker, which changes colors and visuals based on the mood of the music. The sound ain’t half bad, either!

JBL, Pulse Portable Bluetooth Speaker, $199.99, radioshack.com

16. Chef de Cuisine

If dad’s cooking skills trump mom’s, this book will first make him laugh, then inspire him to try out new appetizers, entrees, soups and sides all highlighting cerveza.

Cooking with Beer, $20, kohls.com

17. Mr. Fix-it-All

If he’s always got a gadget or knows a short cut or has some stern, solid advice that fixes all your problems, dad will appreciate the get-out-of-any-jam nature of this Swiss Army Knife.

Victorinox Swiss Army Knife Hunter XT, $64, amazon.com

18. Wheels Up

If he’s a kid at heart, dad will love flying this remote controlled bad boy all around the neighborhood.  Just don’t blame us when mom gets all Kris Jenner on her Bruce.

RC BladeRunner HeliQuad, $79.99, radioshack.com

19. Memory Maker

He’s taken photos and videos of you your whole life, so he’ll appreciate this stylish upgrade on his mirrorless camera; warm brown leather casing, interchangeable lenses and the ability to share photos immediately over WiFi.

Samsung, NX300 20.3MP SMART Camera, $749.99, samsung.com

20. Wrapped in Love

Handmade in Peru, this shawl collar cardigan will quickly become one of dad’s most coveted pieces – whether he wears it open at night on the beach or buttoned up under a puffer vest in the winter.

Bolivares, Lucas Shawl Collar Cardigan, $360, bolivares.com

21. Guest DJ

Fill it with a special playlist of his favorite songs in Spanish and show him that even though your language skills might not be great, your taste in music is.

iPod Nano, $139.99, radioshack.com

22. (Everybody) Shots

Designed for tequila, these Himalayan pink salt shot glasses cut out the need for salt, making it easier for dad to sip on his favorite 100% agave spirit. 

Himalayan Salt Tequila Glasses (Set of 4), $30.00, uncommongoods.com; Herradura Anejo Tequila, $39.98 (750ml), Liquor stores nationwide

23. Louisville Slugger

If you're not sure what size he wears, your family umpire will enjoy this kitschy-meets-cool and one-size-fits-all warm brown leather baseball keychain.

Massimo Dutti, Baseball Key Chain, $35.50, massimodutti.com

24. Razor Sharp

Make his everyday chore the best it can be with the latest razors and products that keep his mug manageable.

Dove Men+Care Exfoliating Pre-Shave Scrub (5 oz), $21.99, target.com; Gillette Fusion ProGlide with FlexBall Technology, $12.59, target.com; Custom Shaving, Edwin Jagger Razor, $45.00, customshaving.com; Ernest Alexander, Cooper Dark Brown Leather Shave Kit, $225.00, ernestalexander.com