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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.

Written by
Lauren Rothman

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.

Best Father’s Day gift ideas under $150

For the music-loving dad

Does your dad love to rock out? Give him the gift of sick sound system without breaking the bank. This affordable speaker offers an amazing five watts of noise in one easily portable bluetooth speaker. 

My Audio Pet CLEARLY home speaker, $45

For the silly-sock-wearing dad

For the dad who loves sporting silly socks, this accessory brand is likely right up his alley. Whether it's an argyle, polka-dot for diamond day, this gift set has him covered. 

Happy Socks Mix Gift Box, $42

For the discreetly tippling dad

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

For the nostalgic dad

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

For the casually chic dad

If there’s anything dads can’t have too many of, it’s a classic, comfortable button-down shirt. These patterned numbers have a classic fit, are made of breathable cotton.

Wrinkle-free Kennebunk sport shirt, $40–$50


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

For the smooth-shaving dad

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


For the dad who needs to let his hair down and relax, these soft slippers will remind him to take a breather and get comfortable.

Minnetonka Moccasin, $46


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