FINE FATHER'S DAY FINDS
Houston's best Father's Day gifts for dads who have it all: Great getaways, haute hats, home run fun, and more
For many of us, buying gifts for dads can be a real head-scratcher. They have a habit of insisting they want nothing, or they've cracked the code on self-gifting.
After years of being there dishing out astute advice, helping with those mind-boggling math homework sessions, and teaching essential driving skills, they deserve something more exciting than a run-of-the-mill baseball cap or a t-shirt that'll end up collecting dust in the closet.
We've curated an excellent gift guide packed with fashionable fits, accessories, and experiences that dads will love. Consider your Father's Day shopping mission accomplished.
Plan a quick getaway for Dad at Chapelton Vineyards, just outside Houston, in Washington, Texas. The vineyard will have a special three-course wine pairing brunch for Father's Day, and families can enjoy one or two-bedroom onsite villas with outdoor patios, chef's kitchens, and panoramic views.
Take Dad an a quick close-to-home getaway at Chapelton Vineyards. Photo by Chapelton Vineyards
Baseball and luxury now go hand-in-hand with Gucci's latest collection featuring the Houston Astros and several history-making MLB teams. The iconic brand just dropped its latest capsule collection revealing a handful of items, including new varsity jackets and baseball caps. In collaboration with New Era, the Official On Field Cap of MLB, bearing club logos, Gucci's MLB capsule collection is now available online.
Hey Gucci, shouldn't the 2022 World Series champs be bigger on this shirt?Photo by Gucci
As our columnist Reagan Bregman notes, Dads will love reliving their baseball glory days with a home run at Home Run Dugout, the first-ever sports bar, restaurant, and entertainment venue featuring indoor soft-toss baseball. Home Run Dugout also has gift cards available, and to celebrate Father's Day, the venue is hosting a Home Run Derby and scouting for the best father/child pair.
Take Dad for a Home Run Derby at Home Run Dugout. Photo by Alex Montoya
Take Dad and the kiddos on a trip down memory lane and relive the excitement of recent blockbusters at Immersive Disney Animation. Premiering on July 1st in the Heights at White Oak Station, The 50-minute show takes guests inside some of the greatest films of Walt Disney Animation Studios, from their very earliest features such as Peter Pan, Pinocchio, and the Lion King to beloved hit movies of today like Encanto, Zootopia, and Frozen. Tickets start at $29.99 and are on sale now; take advantage of a special Father's Day offer for 15 percent off tickets. The discount is automatically applied and expires at midnight on Sunday, June 18.
Immersive Disney Animation tickets are on sale now. Photo by Kyle Flubacker
I W Marks has a super-cool selection of jewelry and perfect gifts for dad, including the Octane Fordite Knife. Hand-forged with a heat-blued 'Brain Wave' damascus by Chad Nichols, this knife is inlaid with Fordite (aka 'Motor City Agate') and will make a sharp gift this Father's Day.
A pocket knife takes on a whole new meaning with this beauty available from I W Marks. Photo courtesy of I W Marks
No men's dressing room is complete without a watch jewelry box. The Rosewood 5 watch jewelry box is perfect for any watch lover and has a masculine look for dad's dresser or closet.
Extra storage for the watch enthusiast in the house. Photo courtesy of Lerant Houston
Who needs the gym? Everyone knows dad bods made of chips and queso are the best. Paris Texas Apparel Co. has many unique items, including several irreverent t-shirts fun-loving dads will appreciate.
Finally, a t-shirt that captures Dad's personality. Photo by Paris Texas Apparel Co.
The Don't Mess shirt from Rhoback must be in every dad's closet. Rhoback is known for its moisture-wicking polos that are breathable and quick-drying. They have a four-way stretch and will work on the golf course or at the bar, and will stand the test of Texas' hot summers.
Every dad will love a Texas shirt built to withstand Houston's hot summers. Photo courtesy of Rhoback
Houston-based Southern Gents has an array of fedoras perfect for dad. The SG Miller Ranch fedora will instantly dress up anything in his closet, from a button-down to a simple T-shirt and slim-fit jeans.
Add a sharp looking accessory to Dad's wardrobe with a Southern Gents fedora. Photo by Southern Gents
Award-winning tequila maker Casa Dragones recently launched their newest spirit, a Reposado sipping tequila aged in Japanese Mizunara oak. Available at Total Wine, this delicately rested tequila perfectly balances the minerality of our agave with the light notes of Japanese oak for a refined, elegant sweetness that defies the ordinary.
Casa Dragones latest tequila is smooth and made for sipping. Photo by Tequila Casa Dragones
Every stylish dad will love an accessory wearable for work, play, and a night out on the town. Omega's Sailing Bracelets, made of stainless steel and blue rubber, are casual, colorful, and easy to wear.
The Omega sailing bracelet is a durable accessory for work and play. Photo by Omega