Father's Day gift ideas

Posted June 13, 2018 2:14 p.m. EDT
Updated June 14, 2018 12:25 p.m. EDT

ATLANTA -- More than three-quarters of Americans (77 percent) say they will celebrate Father's Day in 2018 and will spend on average $133 per person, according to data from the National Retail Federation. It's expected to be the second-highest year for Father's Day spending in the past 15 years.

What is everyone planning to buy for dad? Special outings, clothing, gift cards, electronics and more. Read on for a few great ideas to celebrate the fathers in your life.

Basic Outfitters' Create-a-Drawer, $60

As seen on "Shark Tank," this non-subscription box will provide the man in your life with socks, boxers, tees, tanks, joggers and more to replace his worn-out basics. Create-a-Drawer includes up to 17 pieces of comfy and stylish basic wear delivered right to the door and ready to wear. Order online at

Josh Cellars Gourmet Dad Giftbox from Giftagram, $99

Gifting is easy with Giftagram, which allows you to purchase gifts via the mobile app. For Father's Day, give dad a special gift set from Josh Cellars, which features the Oaktown Spice Shop BBQ Master Spice Set with four spices including Jamaican Jerk and St. Basil's Chop and Rib Rub along with sage, bay leaves and more. The Wildwood Grilling Plank Set includes 5-by-8-inch planks in cedar, alder, cherry, maple and hickory. The set also includes "Playing With Fire," by chef Michael Symon, which features more than 70 recipes inspired by the Iron Chef's new restaurant, Mabel's BBQ in Cleveland.

Ermenegildo Zegna Elements of Man: The Life Collection, $220 per bottle

Give dad a fragrance that perfectly suits his style from the Ermenegildo Zegna, Elements of Man: The Life Collection. Choose from five fragrances that each embody the strengths of a man: Integrity, Wisdom, Passion, Strength and Talent. Available at

Banana Republic silk and linen hoodie, $90

Dad will stay cool in this hoodie made with 55 percent silk and 45 percent flax linen, perfect for year-round wear. The hoodie features a drawstring hood, front pocket and rib knit cuffs. Pair it with a favorite sport coat or wear it alone. Available at Banana Republic stores and

Nest Copper Learning Thermostat, $250

Get two gifts in one when you purchase a Nest Thermostat from Lowe's and receive a free Google Home Mini in Charcoal now through Aug. 31. The new Nest Learning Thermostat has a sleeker design and sharper display. Sensors and algorithms create a custom temperature while the auto-away function adjusts the system when your home is empty to help save energy.

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