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25 Father's Day Gifts for His Everyday Carry

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25 Father's Day Gifts for His Everyday Carry

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Father's Day is fast approaching this June 18th! No pressure or anything, but that's just a couple of weeks to find the perfect gift to get your dad. Don't worry—we've got you covered. This year our guide has 25 awesome gifts for every type of dad to help you get the perfect one for the man who has everything. Whether practical, memorable, or just plain fun, he deserves nothing but the best and most useful gear.

Father's Day 2017 Gift Ideas for…

The Professional

For the successful dad who's always on his grind, takes pride in his work, and crushes it at the office day in and day out…

  • Boker Kwaiken CF: A slim, sleek knife that looks just as good as his best black suit. Boker's Kwaiken CF features an assisted opening mechanism for easy access and carbon fiber handles that give it a unique, dressed-up look. (Buy)
  • Orbitkey 2.0 w/ Monogramming: Orbitkey's system is great for quietly carrying around both his house and office keys. You can add Dad's initials with their new monogramming service to make it a personalized gift. (Buy)
  • Timex Waterbury Chronograph: Paying homage to their roots in Waterbury, Connecticut, this vintage-inspired line from Timex is great for everyday wear. The watch's bracelet wears just as nice with a freshly pressed suit as it does on a casual weekend afternoon. (Buy)
  • Taylor Stitch Minimalist Wallet: This two-tone leather wallet cuts down on bulk leaving just enough room for the essentials. It's great for carrying a couple of business cards, ID, and a few frequently used credit cards. (Buy)
  • Lamy 2000 Ballpoint Pen: This iconic pen's design dates back to the 1960's, yet it still looks as modern as ever. Dad will appreciate how the Lamy 2000 ballpoint feels as good in his hand as it looks on his desk. (Buy)

The Gadget Enthusiast

For the tech-savvy dad whose vice is his devices…

  • Apple Watch Series 2: Whether he wants to keep track of his fitness goals or all his e-mails, the Apple Watch 2 is an undoubtedly useful gadget he'll be sure to use every day. (Buy)
  • Libratone Q-Adapt On-Ears: If your dad commutes, a good pair of active noise cancelling headphones can go a long way. Help him enjoy his music just a little better with these minimal on-ear headphones that will let him control exactly how much noise cancellation he wants. (Buy)
  • Tile Slim: If it seems like your dad tends to misplace things pretty often these days, he'll appreciate the peace of mind he'll get from adding a Tile Slim to his carry. It's a thin gadget with tracking capabilities he can slip into his wallet or bag so he’ll always know where to find his essentials. (Buy)
  • Kindle Oasis: If your dad is an avid reader, he'll be able to enjoy thousands of books at his fingertips with a new e-reader like the Kindle Oasis. It has a glare-free screen and a new ergonomic design perfect for long reads. (Buy)
  • Tech Dopp Kit 2: Cables and tech accessories can be hard to keep organized. Help your dad keep his gadgets in order with this leather Dopp Kit designed just for those annoying wires. (Buy)

The Jetsetter

For the dad who loves to travel and only packs the best of the best…

  • Aer Travel Pack: Nothing's better for the jetsetter than a bag that maximizes the carry on bag limit while being ultra-easy to use. The numerous pockets and compartments make loading and unloading gear from the Aer Travel Pack a breeze. (Buy)
  • Leatherman Style PS: The realities of airport security usually mean your father has to leave his trusty multitool at home. The Leatherman Style PS has all the great features he wants, minus the blade that'll get it confiscated pre-flight. (Buy)
  • Sennheiser PXC450: It's not enough that a pair of headphones drown out the crying babies and engine noise during a flight, they've gotta sound good, too. The PXC 450 delivers superior sound quality while providing your dad the ability to hear what's going on outside the cans with its passthrough function. (Buy)
  • Bellroy Leather Passport Sleeve: Made from a gorgeous top-grain leather, this is the most stylish (and organized) way your father can carry his passport and wallet essentials on the go, hands down. (Buy)
  • Anker PowerCore Fusion 5000mAh Power Bank: Give your dad a reliable source of power for when he's stuck in transit. This particular power bank comes with a wall plug built in, so your dad can charge up with less baggage. (Buy)

The Outdoorsman

For the adventurous dad who'd rather be outside, taking in nature more than anything…

  • CRKT Homefront: Designed to tackle dirty jobs out in the field and clean up nicely after they're done, the CRKT Homefront easily disassembles for on-the-go maintenance. (Buy)
  • Garmin Fenix 5 Sapphire: Give him the upper hand in all his favorite outdoors sports with this rugged, feature-packed smartwatch. It boasts advanced fitness tracking as well as outdoors sensors like GPS, a barometric altimeter, and more. (Buy)
  • CountyComm Brass Compass Capsule: If dad likes to do things the old fashioned way, he'll appreciate this two-in-one button compass and watertight match container on his next camping trip. (Buy)
  • Olight H1R Nova: A good headlamp is invaluable out on the trail, but the Olight H1R Nova packs in a ton of features in a low-profile design that make it just as useful as part of his everyday kit. (Buy)
  • YETI Bottle: Nothing beats some fresh air and a cool drink after a long hike. For an ultra rugged bottle that'll keep his water cold after a long day, the stainless steel YETI Rambler bottle makes for an excellent adventure companion. (Buy)

The DIYer

For the dad who loves to work with his hands, is able to fix anything, and is always tinkering with a new project…

  • Mininch WRENCHit: Spare your dad from having to lug around a heavy toolbox and let him carry exactly the tools he needs with the Mininch WRENCHit. It fits 10 bits and 15 functions in a package that takes up as much space as a few stacked rulers. (Buy)
  • Keyport Pivot: A do-it-yourself mindset means optimizing and customizing where possible, so a jangly, messy keychain just won't cut it. Help sort out his keys with the Keyport Pivot that he can really dial in with tons of modular add-ons. (Buy)
  • ThruNite Neutron 2C 2017: With its power, variable brightness, and battery and charging options, the 2C has all the tools to get any lighting job done, even when he's working on projects late into the night. (Buy)
  • Victorinox Work Champ XL: A multi-tool is your dad's best best friend for his projects, and the Victorinox Work Champ XL is true to its name as a workhorse with its 31 functions. From combination pliers to a whole slew of edges, drivers, and other tools, there's no project he can't tackle with it. (Buy)
  • Rite in the Rain Metric Field Notebooks: Writing down important notes and measurements are part and parcel of any project, so any old notebook won't do in dad's workshop. These Rite in the Rain Metric Field Notebooks aren't just rugged and waterproof, but come with the metric field patterns to help track every task. (Buy)

Hopefully you've found something you know your dad will love from this guide. Or, for all you dads who are notoriously difficult to shop for, feel free share this article with your loved ones.

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Wait well put Yeti in this list... But not in best EDC bottles??