Father's Day Gift Ideas for the Casual and Active Dad

Father's Day Gift Ideas for the Casual and Active Dad

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Father's Day is quickly approaching. For all the Father's out there and the people that love them, our Frontrunners Buyers have put together their top Gift Ideas that you don't want to miss out on. There's a category for the "cool" casual Dad as well as the athletic Dad. Shopping made easy.

Casual Picks

Top Casual Picks for Dad Outfit your “cool” dad this Father's Day with these top picks from Sol Angeles, John Varvatos, Patagonia, Olukai, On and Smith optics.

  • LA based Sol Angeles lives and breathes casual with soft buttery French terry shirts and fleecy shorts to make the “dad-bod” look good or as good as possible. Top it off with these stylish John Varvatos slip-ons and Smith Aviators for a low-key stroll along the Abbot-Kinney Blvd look.
  • Patagonia is the perfect brand for the active but casual dad. The Twill Traveler Pant which is made of a soft stretchy cotton blend, is perfect for morning coffee and afternoon hikes. Pair it with the Capilene Cool Daily Short Sleeve Shirt that looks like a regular cotton shirt but is made of high functioning fabrics! The Trail Harbor Hoodie made of breathable hemp/organic cotton is perfect to throw on for cool mornings while walking along the beach or hiking in the mountains. Finally the Navy On Clouds are the perfect casual shoe that shouts comfort, and casual cool all at once.

The best selling Olukai Ohana and Nalukai sandals can be worn with both outfits anywhere and everywhere.

Athletic Picks

Top Active/Athletic Picks for Dad

  • The most well-known brand of the workout world, Nike continues to knock it out of the park with their Techknit Ultra Short Sleeve. Our best selling Nike 7” Flex Stride Shorts are made of all new woven fabric which enhances breath-ability is the perfect match to the Techknit short sleeve. Finally, add the the Nike React Infinity Flyknit running shoe. This new style will reduce running related injuries when combined with a variable training program. 
  • Our second Active look combines Vuori and Brooks.The Vuori Kore Short is a multi-sport kind of short lined with a comfy boxer brief and pairs nicely with the uber-soft Strato Tech short sleeve. Add the Brooks Glycerin 18 triple black edition to complete the perfect beach workout look.
  • Our third look for the Active Dad is from On.The On Active T is made of premium blend of cotton, modal and elastane (making it very versatile for all sorts of outings). The Lightweight Short is the perfect match to the Active T which is fast-drying, stretchy and distraction free for a no stress workout.  To complete the set, the Cloudstratus will make dad feel like he is running on Clouds!

And don’t forget the Garmin Forerunner 245 w/music which can be worn with all of these outfits to keep dad entertained while he is out on his adventures.