Father’s Day is right around the corner and the fathers in your life deserve a little bit more then the usual tie. If you are a procrastinator, the article Best Places For Last Minute Father’s Day Gifts has some good suggestions for you. But if you want to start looking now, these places have things that will make for great Father’s Day gifts.
Salt & Sundry
1309 5th St. N.E.
Washington, DC 20002
There is an art to entertaining guests at your home. Though times have changed, there are still people who love to have dinner parties, game nights and other fun events at their home. Salt & Sundry carries home goods and holds events that will step up your entertaining game. This makes it a great place to get a gift for the dad that likes to keep his bar stocked with fancy things like whisky stones, ginger syrup and various bitters.
The Grooming Lounge
1745 L St. N.W.
Washington, DC 20036
It used to be that men tried to look their best every day, not just on special occasions. Now, if a guy takes pride in his appearance, he is labeled a metrosexual. Well, whatever they want to call you, it doesn’t matter. Looking your best is never an issue. For the father that loves a nice shave, haircut, manicure or facial, The Grooming Lounge has what they want. You can get him anything from balancing face wash to a three-in-one splinter tweezer. Help the father in your life look his best on Father’s Day and every other day of the year.
2216 14th St. N.W.
Washington, DC 20009
D.C. is full of cute hip dads walking around with their kids in strollers, leashes and baby bjorns. Often these are the same fathers who keep up with the latest fashion trends and styles. Federal is a clothing store that caters to the modern fashionable man. Carrying brands like Levi’s, Converse, Vans and Brixton, the store is suitable for the rugged, hip, trendy or classic style guy. Along with clothes, Federal also carries accessories, books, eyewear and more. You are sure to find something your hip dad will love.
1250 Wisconsin Ave. N.W.
Washington, DC 20007
Two of the hottest trends for men are the dapper and classic look; dressed like a proper gentlemen. Jack Spade is where you need to go to get your dad what he needs to look dapper and classic. It has pocket squares, oxford ties, cufflinks, bow ties, tie clips, cardigans, blazers, button downs and more. Your dad will look like a leading man, a Cary Grant or Gregory Peck. The fashion-forward boutique store also carries bags, wallets, accessories and watches to complete the look. Whether you get him a whole suit or just something to make his look pop, your dapper dad will love it.
1841 Columbia Road N.W.
Washington, DC 20009
Fitness is a big part of the D.C. culture. There is someone running through the streets at all hours of the day. And with new fads like Crossfit, everyone is trying to keep up with their fitness. Your father is probably not an exception. For the father who likes to run, jog or walk, Fleet Feet has footwear, accessories and apparel for him. From training for a triathlon to just starting to go for runs, you can support your father by getting him the gear to help him run properly and stay in shape.
Folashade Oyegbola is a freelance writer covering all things D.C. Her work can be found on Examiner.com.