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    30 Gifts That'll Probably Make Your Dad Cry Tears Of Joy

    A quality record player, a fresh pair of Dr. Martens — he won't be able to blame seasonal allergies when those waterworks start.

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    1. A customized New York Times front-page puzzle to let him know that he's A1 material.

    Puzzle of New York Times front page

    2. A quality record player if you want to turn the tables on him and gift a piece of his own youth.

    Audio-technica turntable

    3. A pair of Nike ACG "Smith Summit" cargo pants, because dads love a cargo pant — but has yours experienced a premium cargo pant?

    Black cargo pants

    4. A portable hammock he can take with him and be the most enviable guy on the campsite.

    Model in hammock with red beanie and sunglasses

    5. A tactical balaclava for the dad who is always complaining about being cold.

    Black balaclava

    6. A pack of warm merino wool socks that'll get him through winter comfortably.

    Stack of merino wool socks

    7. A professional Japanese chef's knife so he can experience the joy of a smooth, seamless cut in the kitchen.

    Japanese chef's knife resting on cutting board

    8. A T-shirt to pay homage to the bone-chilling blue screen of death — classic techie-dad humor he'll surely appreciate.

    "Blue screen of death" graphic t-shirt won on model

    9. A tailored merino wool running suit so he can look impossibly slick as he tears up the streets on his winter run.

    10. A pillow massager with heat he'll be glad to have on hand (or on back, rather) when he's stuck in traffic.

    A pillow massager attached to car seat

    11. A Philips sunrise simulation alarm clock for the dad who's forgotten there's an alternative to being jolted awake by a grating beep sound every morning.

    Phillips sunrise simulation alarm clock turned on in dark room

    12. The Noma Guide to Fermentation if you fermeant to cop this piece of exquisite culinary literature for your foodie dad when it dropped back in 2018.

    13. A pair of faux-fleece collar boots with WinterGrips so he can confidently strut his way through the next snow storm.

    Black Dr. Martens boots with faux-fleece collar accents

    14. A Theragun that'll give him the gift of a free deep-tissue massage at the end of a taxing day.

    Model applying Theragun to chest

    15. A midweight terry hooded robe he won't mind being locked down with.

    Model wearing black Reigning Champ robe

    16. A pair of District Vision's "Junya Racer" sunglasses for some comfortable (and futuristic) anti-reflective sun protection on his runs.

    A pair of District Vision Junya Racer sunglasses in black

    17. A waterproof Kindle Oasis with adjustable warm light so nothing will get in the way of him and his reading.

    Hand holding Kindle Oasis in bathtub

    18. A pair of Birkenstock Bostons because it is required in the year of 2020 that every Cool Dad be equipped with an elevated house shoe.

    Model wearing Birkenstocks with orange pants

    19. A DIY hot sauce kit for the dad who should really just be making his own condiments at the rate he offers his feedback to restaurant servers.

    20. A retro-pile Patagonia fleece, because there's nothing quite like throwing on a nice, warm Patty in the dead of winter.

    Model wearing pile-fleece navy Patagonia zip-up

    21. An acrylic Squatty Potty, because he's your number one and you wish him nothing but the best for his number twos.

    Acrylic squatty potty in clear colorway

    22. An indoor herb garden with an LED light kit that'll give him something to rave about, and/or eat, at the next family dinner.

    Model picking herbs from their stainless steel AeroGarden

    23. A pair of truly luxurious comfort boots he'll be able to dress down as a light work boot or dress up as a formal boot.

    24. A water flosser for the dad whose idea of fun is responsible dental hygiene.

    Model smiling while holding a water flosser

    25. A wine saver with two vacuum stoppers so any leisurely drinker dad can hold onto his precious grapes for as long as he pleases.

    26. A pair of sworn-by performance Bluetooth headphones he won't have to sweat about ruining during a high-intensity workout.

    A pair of Senso performance Bluetooth headphones

    27. A Bluetooth-enabled sous vide precision cooker, because nothing can get a dad reeling quite like some perfectly cooked meats and/or veggies.

    28. A minimalist travel tumbler for the dad with that design eye.

    Minimalist drinking vessels in neutral shades

    29. A 2021 New Yorker cartoon calendar so your high-brow dad can start every day with a chuckle.

    The New Yorker cartoon 2021 calendar

    30. A subscription to Atlas Coffee Club to go all-in on the coffee thing and give him a taste of some fresh exotic beans.

    An unboxed Atlas Coffee Club delivery

    Is your dad ready for the quality gifts that are in store for him? No he is not.

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