Fashionable Gifts Your Dad Will Love

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Fashionable Gifts Your Dad Will Love
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Finding a gift for dad is almost never easy, especially if you’ve already run the gamut of T-shirts and tacky ties in the past. This year, consider some fashionable classics for your stylish dad. Whether you're leaning toward clothes, accessories or manscaping tools, there are numerous options available to keep dad happy and looking good.

Custom Shaving Kit
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Custom Shaving Kit

For the clean-shaven dad, a shaving kit is a practical gift that can be customized to your dad’s tastes. Consider a classy black and silver shaving set or go with a more rustic ceramic setup. If your dad is always on the go, a monogrammed leather shaving kit that zips up is perfect for business trips. Look for a kit with products that fit your dad's skin type, such as fragrance-free shaving gel for dads prone to irritation, or a calming shave balm that will moisturize dry skin better than alcohol-based aftershave.

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Messenger Bag
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Messenger Bag

If your dad is constantly losing his keys, wallet or cell phone, a messenger bag is a stylish alternative to boring briefcases or over-stuffed pants pockets. Pick a bag that will fit your dad’s lifestyle. Consider sleek, dark leather bags for dads in the corporate world or a low-key black canvas messenger bag for more casual dads.

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Gingham Shirt
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Gingham Shirt

The great thing about gingham is the universal appeal of this stylish classic. A gingham shirt looks equally good worn for a night out on the town or just an afternoon running errands. Like actor Antonio Banderas in this black and white-checked gingham, stick to smaller checks and simple patterns when picking a gingham shirt for your dad.

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Puffer Vest
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Puffer Vest

For the rugged outdoorsy dad, a puffer vest is a great way to bring some style to his regular outfits. Available in a variety of colors and materials, puffer vests are designed to be warm, and are often water resistant. If you think your dad might not be into the traditional nylon fabric of a puffer vest, consider more upscale versions made from wool and leather. This is a great gift he can wear during the fall and winter.

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Cuff Links
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Cuff Links

Cuff links are the ultimate in sophistication when it comes to stylish gifts for your father. Worn only with French cuff shirts, the range of cuff link styles available is vast, so you’ll have many choices from which to pick. Consider simple gold or silver cuff links that can be engraved with an image or initials, or look for cufflinks that show off your dad’s favorite hobby or sports team for a personalized and sporty touch.

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Cashmere Cardigan
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Cashmere Cardigan

A classic cashmere cardigan is almost always in style. Choose neutral or primary colors for your dad and remember that a good fit will be essential, as actor Ryan Reynolds demonstrates in this navy cardigan. Dad will love this soft and simple staple, which can be used for layering over a t-shirt on the weekend, or in the office with a collared shirt and tie.

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Wallet
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Wallet

Whether it’s overstuffed with receipts and business cards, or just in shambles from being sat on day in and day out, most dads can almost always use a new wallet. A classic leather wallet in either black or brown is generally a good choice, but if your dad is particularly adventurous, look for a wallet made with unique materials or with interesting stitching and designs that fit his style.

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Shoe Care Kit
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Shoe Care Kit

Shoes can make or break an outfit, particularly a fashion forward business suit. Keep your dad’s leather dress shoes looking clean and sophisticated with a professional shoe care kit. Used to keep shoes shiny and free of scuffs or scratches, find a kit that contains quality shoe polish, several soft cloths, a horsehair brush, sponges and a shoe horn.

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Scarf
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Scarf

A scarf can do more than just keep your dad warm on a cold day (or in a cold office). Made in a variety of fabrics from silk or wool, to synthetic microfibers, a scarf can add style and interest to any outfit. Prices vary widely based on the different materials and designers, so finding a scarf in your budget shouldn’t be an issue. Consider a classic cashmere blend for a touch of affordable luxury.

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Suitcase
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Suitcase

For the jet-setting dad, a sleek and durable suitcase makes for a useful and stylish gift. If your dad is a frequent business traveler, look for small, light and sturdy luggage that can handle the rigors of frequent short trips. For the retired dad just out to travel the world, a larger suitcase may be your best bet for fitting in souvenirs from longer trips. In either case, make sure the suitcase has wheels for easy maneuvering during travels.

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