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    May 29, 2019

    29 Things To Upgrade Any Dad's Wardrobe

    Dad may actually be game to take selfies with you after switching up his outfits!

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    1. Wooden sunglasses for a lightweight but stylish way to protect Dad's precious eyeballs.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "I needed a new pair of sunglasses for the summer and I wanted to try something a little different. I love these sunglasses. They are made of a lightweight wood and feel great. The tint is also good. I love the wood design on the sides of the glasses. It's so original and beautiful. The glasses come in a cool wood case. They have a tool kit in case you were to have any problems. There is also a nice bag to carry them in your purse or car with a cleaning cloth. I think these would make a great gift." —gresston

    Get them from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in 19 styles).

    2. A seemingly indestructible belt with a 100-year warranty even the most active of fathers won't be able to destroy.

    Amazon

    This belt means BUSINESS — it has have 1,500 positive reviews on Amazon. If you're not sold on the buckle, fear not! You can easily swap it out for one that's more Dad's style.

    Promising review: "I can’t express how happy I am to have found this product. In 2017 alone I went through five belts! From torn belts to broken fasteners, I’ve seen it all. I purchased this belt in January 2018, and have thrown everything at it and it hasn’t blinked! I’m a big guy, and recently dropped a few pounds. Where I would normally have to buy a new belt, with this one I grabbed a drill and made a few new holes that are holding up just as well as the original ones. I also pull my belt very tight to keep my pants from sagging from lack of a backside, so my belts tend to warp and start to roll a little. Not Hanks, this belt is freaking rock solid as the day I opened the package." —Steven McDowell

    Get one on Amazon for $54.99 (three colors, sizes 32-60).

    3. Or a reversible belt Dad will freak out over because it'll match EVERY outfit he owns.

    Walmart

    Promising review: "This is a very nice looking belt that's true to size. FYI: It is 1 and 3/8 inches wide. The belt is easily reversible from black to brown and the buckle is a nice what I call a 'gun metal' color that accents the belt well. This belt can be worn with a suit and tie or for casual wear with a pair of jeans. The one I received was genuine leather not faux leather. The best part is that my husband likes it and the cost was very fair for such a nice looking belt." —tlynnfav

    Get it from Walmart for $12 (available in sizes 34–42).

    4. A pack of basic T-shirts in an outrageous number of colors that'll take your dad's closet from drab to fab without making him uncomfortable.

    Amazon

    With 2,939 five-star reviews, you can't go wrong.

    Promising review: "I generally wouldn't bother writing a review for plain, white T-shirts but I was pleasantly surprised that these were a bit thicker and nicer material than I was expecting. We have other versions of this T-shirt bought at a box store and the material isn't the same. So here I am writing a review for plain, white T-shirts. These are nice. Not sure why they would be different, but they are." —Kristen

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $11.22+ (available in sizes S–4XL and in 30 colors).

    5. Sneakers to replace the ones he accidentally let the dog eat because he was too busy watching American Idol.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I absolutely LOVE these as my everyday work shoes. I'm required to walk approximately 6–8 miles a day and they fit perfectly straight from the box, no 'breaking in' like some shoes I've bought in the past. They last me about 6 months before I need to replace them, but with the mileage, they're worth the price. They are the third or fourth pair of the same style I've bought in row and will continue to purchase as long as they are available." —Jason H Eggers

    Get them from Amazon for $29.97+ (available in sizes 7–15, in medium and wide widths, and in 18 styles).

    6. Classic Levi's any dad would be more than happy to accept — even if he's forever insisting "I don't need any gifts!"

    Amazon

    With an astounding 5,555 positive reviews, Amazon customers seem to swear by these jeans.

    Promising review: "My husband has been wearing Levi’s 550’s for as long as I can remember! He wears a 32x30 no matter what brand and these fit accurately. The one thing he loves about this particular pair is that they have a little stretch to them. Most of his 'older' pairs were straight up denim. They have washed well and continue to look great on him! Levi’s continues to provide quality jeans after all these years. It’s also nice that their products are accurately sized. How often do you have to size up or down in an article of clothing? Levi’s are like a trusted friend to my husband. Levi’s make it so easy to buy for him." —Olivia

    Get them from Amazon for $21.92+ (available in waist sizes 29–66, lengths 30–34, and 22 washes).

    7. A backpack he can use when he's traveling, hiking, or commuting into the office.

    Nordstrom

    Get it from Nordstrom for $39.48 (originally 65, available in two colors).

    8. Boat shoes your dad would likely never think to buy himself but will definitely feel dapper wearing on his next date night.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I bought my first pair of top-sliders at Disney World. I wore them most of the trip (7–14 miles a day) and then about half the week for the next 3 years. They are simply amazing. Comfortable, breathable, real leather, and you can wear them without socks. This is my second pair of the originals and third pair of Sperry branded shoes. All of them have been wonderful. The upper being 100% genuine leather is a big seller for me. The ball of my feet tend to be wide and they stretch very well. Seem to fit true to shoe size." —Chris

    Get them from Amazon for $49.99+ (available in sizes 6–16, in medium, narrow, and wide widths, and in 43 styles).

    9. An adjustable baseball hat that'll seamlessly become part of Dad's daily wardrobe.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This cap is my favorite out of many I own. Caps costing over three times as much have not been as well made and do not fit me as well. I love the 'washed' look of the fabric. The weight is perfect and very comfortable. Even after being crushed for travel, this cap goes back to it's original shape with no obvious wrinkles." —J. Sams

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in one size and 42 styles).

    10. A quarter-zip pullover, so your dad can finally toss the ratty sweatshirt he swears is better than an actual coat.

    Nordstrom

    I got this sweater for my dad last Father's Day and it was a big hit! My husband owns about five of these bad boys, so I can verify they are actually as cozy and comfortable as they appear.

    Promising review: "I bought this jacket for my significant other in the light gray and he loves it. This jacket is incredibly versatile and insulating without overheating. It can go with a wide range of styles and is very comfortable. My significant other says that this jacket is great on it's own, but can be worn with more layers easily." —emph

    Get it from Nordstrom for $99 (available in sizes S–2XL and in six colors).

    11. Or a vibrant polo that'll add an unexpected ~pop of color~ to Dad's work wardrobe or golf attire.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Love these shirts. I already own a couple of the regular fit ones in this style. Figured I'd give the slim fit a try too. I'm 6 foot with a 32" waist and I'm 195 lbs. The large fit perfectly. I'm so happy with it that I immediately ordered five more in varying colors. They're perfect for work or the golf course." —Rich W

    Get it from Amazon for $15 (available in sizes XS–2XL and in 27 styles).

    12. Fun swim trunks for the dad would love nothing more than laying by the pool in silence this Father's Day.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    This swimsuit is made a of quick dry fabric, so your dad won't get scolded for wandering through the house dripping wet anymore.

    Promising review: "Great swim shorts. Comfortable, fast drying, mesh liner and sits comfortably a few inches above the knee. I am usually a medium but ordered a medium and large and returned the large as it was too big so the sizing seems true. Not to mention I had no problems returning the large pair. Two thumbs up!" —NHAlpine

    Get them from Amazon for $9.99+ (available in sizes S–3XL and in 30 styles).

    13. Millennium Falcon cufflinks that'll proudly have your dad saying, "I am your father."

    shopDisney

    Get them from shopDisney for $64.95.

    14. Round glasses to help your dad achieve a flawless John Lennon–look this summer.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Frankly I was concerned these would be too small for a man after reading the comments but they are just fine. This style reminds me of Ray-Ban’s round aviators. Comfortable and lightweight. I live in the desert and these lenses work great for blocking glare. One thing to be aware of is the tint is dark. You will be taking them off if you go inside but I like them that way — after all they are sunglasses! These are going in the car as my new driving glasses!" —Palerider777

    Get them from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in 18 styles).

    15. Playful dress socks he'll love because they'll give him even more opportunities to make dad jokes at the office.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I picked up these socks a few months ago for my son. He wears them all the time. I wash them on 'regular' cycle and 90% of the time I hang-dry them (because I hang-dry everything I want to last). They're holding up great. No flaws and no complaints." —Rural Mom

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $11.99+ (one size fits most, available in six styles).

    16. A personalized tie bar and cufflinks, so your dad will look super snazzy anytime he has an upscale event to attend.

    PearlinaJewelry / Etsy

    Promising review: "This shipped so fast, and it looks amazing! I love how it comes in the little presentation black box/bag." —sarahrubenstein5

    Get them from PearlinaJewelry on Etsy for $37.99+ (available in two styles).

    17. Casual shorts that'll still look presentable if your dad wants to toss 'em on five minutes before you're supposed to be somewhere.

    Old Navy

    Promising review: "I bought this for my boyfriend and he is 6'4" and most shorts that he gets fit extra short. These fit perfectly. Hit his knees just right. The cut was great. These are great shorts. Very cool fabric and easy to wear. I bought one in every color." —Trinigyul23

    Get them from Old Navy for $12+ (available in sizes 28–48 and in 14 styles).

    18. Leather sneakers Dad can pair with jeans, shorts, or whatever he wants for a put together look that is still in his fashion comfort zone.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "I love these sneakers, subtly stylish, well made (I have 6 pairs of Cole Haan shoes), and comfortable as hell. On a trip to Montreal I ditched a pair of walking shoes for a pair of these because they were a lot better to make 20,000 steps a day. Highly recommended." —R. Wark

    Get them from Amazon for $41.62+ (available in sizes 7–15, in regular and wide widths, and in 16 styles).

    19. Or a minimalist watch that'll make Dad smile even when he's checking the time to see just how late you are for your dinner reservations.

    Walmart

    Promising review: "This was a birthday gift for my husband who can be hard to shop for. I was very confident with the purchase because this watch looks like it could match any style. Modern, classic, it's very versatile. It even came with the correct time already set! Needless to say my husband loves it." —Anj

    Get it from Walmart for $115 (available in two styles).

    20. Or a vintage-styled watch made of gold-tone stainless steel, so Dad will look fresh but without the fear of losing a pricey piece of jewelry.

    Walmart

    Get it from Walmart for $41.79.

    21. A duffel bag he can keep his spare shorts, sneakers, and a water bottle in for impromptu gym visits.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "Bought this solely to use as my gym bag. The bag is much roomier than I expected. It holds a change of clothes for work, my work boots, towel, toiletries, and personal items with a lot of room to spare. Fabric is extremely durable, all the stitching is good and the zippers are good quality." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in 31 styles).

    22. A Yankees T-shirt, a must-have for the sports-loving dad who is constantly yelling at the TV while watching the game.

    Walmart

    Get it from Walmart for $24.99 (available in sizes S–5XL).

    23. Stylish Chino pants, so comfortable your dad won't even argue about changing out of his sweatpants.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I have a big waist so it can be very hard to find pants that fit well. What usually happens is that I will find a pair that fit my waist but the legs are super baggy and make me look sloppy. They fit my waist perfectly but have a little bit of give so that they don't feel tight — I can breathe. The legs taper down just enough so that they don't look overly baggy or sloppy. The best part for me is that I look good but feel extremely comfortable at the same time. For me these pants are pretty near perfect." —Amazon Customer

    Get them from Amazon for $34.22+ (available in waist sizes 28–42, length sizes 30–34, and in nine styles).

    24. A bomber jacket that'll have Dear Old Dad looking as suave as he imagines he did back in the day.

    Nordstrom

    Get it from Nordstrom for $64.49 (available in sizes XS–5XL).

    25. Plush Minnetonka slippers he can kick back and relax in while still maintaining an ever-fashionable vibe.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "Got these as a gift for my dad — he gets a new pair of slippers every Christmas. He said they were warm and comfortable and he likes that they still look presentable if he wears them around the house when company comes over. He can get away wearing them with jeans or khakis around the house just as easily as he can with sweats or PJs. I also like this color a lot. It goes with everything but it just dark enough to help hide and spots from regular wear." —Jess

    Get them from Amazon for $43.48+ (available in sizes 7–16, in regular, medium, and wide widths, and in four colors).

    26. A soft tank top that'll help your dad combat his annual farmer's tan.

    Old Navy

    Get it from Old Navy for $7.50 (originally $14.99, available in sizes XS–3XL and in regular, big, and tall sizing).

    27. Or a leather wallet because, whether he'll admit it or not, Dad's ratty one from 1992 needs an upgrade.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "This is a great wallet for the money. It holds all my money and cards. It’s also RFID blocking. The textured exterior feels awesome and looks great. It’s a little firm but I’m sure it’ll soften over time." —sjlopez87

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in 21 colors).

    28. A timeless Mickey T-shirt Dad can wear while running errands or on your next family vacation to Disney.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising review: "I purchased this shirt for my husband before our family trip to Disneyland. He was pretty excited to find a cute and classic Mickey Mouse character with a really nice blue T-shirt design. What’s cool is that even though our Disneyland trip has passed, my husband wears that shirt easily every week or two. He likes the comfort, softness, and fit. Excellent shirt with a great price! Highly recommend" —Jill O.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.71+ (available in sizes S–3XL and in six colors).

    29. And a tie clip to show your dad you love him so much it's overwhaleming on Father's Day and every day.

    Leilamaxx / Etsy

    Get it from Leilamaxx on Etsy for $16.60.

    Your dad, showing off his stylish new wardrobe:

    NBC

    Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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