Father’s Day falls on June 18 this year, which means that it’s time to get shopping. While most dads would have you believe that the holiday is no big deal to them—“Don’t worry, guys, you totally don’t need to buy me a thing!”—the truth is that dad’s lying. He wants a gift, and he wants a good one, so do don’t disappoint him. Just cashed a fat check? Great: then treat your pops to a great meal at one of the best Italian restaurants in America, a bottle of Bordeaux in while visiting one (or all?) of the best wine bars in America, or really splurge and take pops on the best extreme outdoor adventures in America. Not feeling so flush? We’ve got you covered: at under $150, each of these 20 classy, creative gifts will show dad that he’s still the most important guy in your life.
The 20 best Father’s Day gift ideas under $150
Don’t spend your life savings on the perfect present. These affordable Father’s Day gift ideas will have dad smiling.
Best Father’s Day gift ideas under $150
We bet your dad’s a classy guy, the type who might want a gulp of some fine liquor while he’s out on the golf course or at the theater—but who doesn’t want to advertise that he’s getting his drink on. Help him bring his own booze with this handsome leather flask.
Monogram Groomsman brown leather wrapped flask, $20
Now here’s a gift, which will bring a tear to any father's eye—in a good way! This customizable calendar will be a constant reminder (er, at least for the next 365 days) of the most precious memories you’ve shared with dad over the years. Have Kleenex ready.
Wood Calendar, $30
Is your dad the type who’s prompted, a propos of nothing, to launch into an impromptu history lesson? Then he’ll appreciate the humor—and utility—of this travel mug, which lists each of King Henry VIII’s wives in the order of their unfortunate unions to the larger-than-life royal.
CafePress Henry VIII wives travel mug, $18
While dad might have you believe that all those tiny bottles and tools in the bathroom belong to mom, we’re willing to bet that more than a few are used for his grooming regimen. Help dad organize his shaving kit, lotions and cleansers with this roomy, all-leather toiletry bag that’s just as functional at home as it is for travel.
Leatherology multi pocket toiletry bag, $110
Any man who reaches for a hand razor in place of an electric one knows that the right tools and products help immeasurably in achieving a smooth, nick-free shave. This wet shave starter kit includes them all: a brand-new razor, shave brush, lustrous sandalwood shave soap and the famous Gentleman Jon Alum Block.
Baxter of California wet shave starter kit, $55
Is your dad a die-hard fan of his favorite team? Then he’ll love this custom sports book, which gathers together career ups and downs and historic photos of the NFL or MLB team of your choice—all gathered from the archives of the New York Times.
New York Times custom sports book, $72
Money clips are a no-fuss way to organize your cash, but they’re often a little too flashy. This attractive hand-stained leather version is wonderfully discreet, and built-on magnets help it grip tight to dad’s hard-earned bills.
Bosca leather magnetic money clip, $42
If dad loves beer and has always wanted to brew some at home, this absolute beginner’s kit makes it easy. With all the gear he’ll need plus an instructional DVD, he’ll soon be on his way to bottling his own IPA or red ale.
Northern Brewer homebrew starter kit, $99.99