When it comes to dads, no two of them are the exact same, yet all of them are impossible to shop for, especially on Father’s Day when the pressure is really on.
While there may not exist a one-size-fits-all Father’s Day gift solution, The Americana at Brand has something special for every type of father, no matter how unique (or picky) he may be.
Show pops he’s number one with these second-to-none gift ideas, now trending at The Americana at Brand.
When ties and golf balls won’t do the trick, look to the cool new tech toys on the block to turn dad’s smile up a few megawatts.
Snatch up a pair of Snapchat Spectacles, now dispensing at the Snapbot. Each pair features a built-in HD camera that lets you record video in a 115-degree field of view (much wider than your average phone) and upload it to Snapchat. Dad will look cool wearing them and feel even cooler sharing his Snaps. Available at the Snapbot vending machine, located near Pacific Theatres ($130).
Save dad from the tangled mess of wired headphones during his workouts with Apple’s game-changing AirPods. Just pop them in, tap and enjoy five hours of talking and listening on a single charge. AirPods pair seamlessly with all Apple products including your iPhone, Apple Watch, iPad or Mac. Available at Apple ($159).
Got a dad who secretly enjoys shopping for himself? Show him good taste runs in the family by gifting these cool-dad essentials.
Cole Haan ZeroGrand Stichlite Wingtip Oxfords
Equal parts sporty and sophisticated, these super lightweight stretch-knit shoes are the perfect gift to kick off summer. Available in a range of colors and versatile enough to pair with nearly any look, they’re a dressed-down version of dad’s favorite wingtip classics, minus the leather and super-high price tag. Available at Cole Haan ($180).
Kiehl’s Since 1851 Men’s Starter Kit
If dad cares more about low-maintenance grooming than high-end fashion, the Kiehl’s Men’s Starter Kit is a great option. The best part about this gift is it’s a set, so dad gets multiple goodies for the price of one. Ideal for the minimalist man on the go, the kit includes five everyday essentials such as the Ultimate Man Body Scrub Soap, Facial Fuel Energizing Moisture Treatment, White Eagle Ultimate Brushless Shave Cream and more. Available at Kiehl’s Since 1851 ($43).
If dad’s idea of the perfect Father’s Day kicks off with a five-mile run and a few hundred burpees (all before breakfast), these picks will really get his heart racing.
Under Armour Spieth One Golf Shoes
Make pops feel like a PGA champ this Father’s Day with a pair of UA Spieth One golf shoes. Designed to meet the performance needs of Major Champion Jordan Spieth and the style requirements of the dapper golfer, the Spieth Ones feature evolutionary spike technology that rotates perfectly with your swing—and looks great doing so. Available at Under Armour Brand House ($199).
Lululemon Athletica Pick Up the Pace Package
Thank lululemon atheletica for bundling up two of its most popular men’s items into one ultra-giftable set. The “Pick Up the Pace Package” includes the Pace Break Short (9”) with a built-in liner and zipper pocket, as well as the Metal Vent Tech Short Sleeve, a lightweight, sweat-wicking tee that looks great both on and off the trails. Available at lululemon athletica ($118).
For the father who’s saved every handmade piece of art you’ve created for him since the day you could hold a crayon, you can’t go wrong with these priceless and thoughtful gestures.
Outdoor Picnic at The Americana at Brand
Treat dad to a relaxing and memorable picnic on The Green coordinated by Parkside Concierge. Swing by to reserve your chairs and order a delicious meal from a handful of your favorite restaurants including Katsuya, Bacari G.D.L. and Bar Verde at Nordstrom. Parkside Concierge will deliver your food and help you arrange games and activities like cornhole, life-size Jenga and more. Visit Parkside Concierge, located on The Green, to make arrangements.
Daddy & Me Golf
What could be more meaningful than quality tee time? Join Under Armour and The First Tee of Los Angeles for a Father’s Day golf experience the day before Father’s Day. Rotate between daddy-and-me stations including mini golf, driving range and chipping, each led by golf coaches and pros from The First Tee. Plus, enjoy prizes at each station including cool Under Armour golf gear, a special goodie bag at check-in and a burger and beer lounge. Recommended for ages 7 and up. Tickets are $15 each. Click here to purchase.
If the way to your dad’s heart is through his stomach, these culinary treats are sure to hit the bullseye.
Sur La Table Bluetooth Dual-Probe BBQ Thermometer & Timer
This Bluetooth-compatible grill master is perfect for the busy chef juggling a million tasks at once because it lets you control and monitor your cooking without being trapped in the kitchen. Dual probes let you track two dishes at once, and the free SmarTemp app makes it easy to remotely view temperatures and times from your Bluetooth-compatible Android or iOS device. Available at Sur La Table ($56).
Sur La Table Joule Sous Vide by ChefSteps
Give dad the gift of perfectly cooked, flavored and textured meat every time with this gourmet gamechanger. At just 11 inches tall and 1.3 pounds, the Joule puts the unrivaled results of sous-vide cooking into the smallest, most powerful tool of its kind. Plus, it’s equipped with a companion app that lets you pick the exact “doneness,” so you achieve perfectly tender chicken, flakey fish and cooked steaks every time. Available at Sur La Table ($199).
International Sushi Day at Katsuya
Head over to Katsuya to celebrate two holidays in one: Father’s Day and International Sushi Day! On June 18, the restaurant will be featuring a special prix-fixe menu with top-notch sushi selections, sake specials and more that the sushi-loving father won’t want to miss.