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Father’s Day Gift Guide 2019

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It is often difficult to think of great gift ideas, especially when it comes to loved ones like a parent or significant other. So using the expertise of The Verge’s staff, we’ve put together a list of some things we think would make great Father’s Day gifts, or might give you inspiration for your own Father’s Day gift idea.

These are things that have either served the staff well, or are things they wish they had. And so, compiled below is a list of 12 things, from Bonavita’s new matte black electric kettle to coasters designed by the creator of the iconic original Macintosh icons, that would be a great gift for any parent at any reasonable price point.

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite

Amazon’s latest Paperwhite is its best one yet, with an improved design and waterproofing, making it perfect for catching up on some books at the beach this summer. Price: ~$130
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Amazon


Bedside essentials pocket

For those limited on space, this bedside pocket is a great way to consolidate lots of gear without requiring a whole nightstand. Price: ~$16
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Uncommon Goods


Bitmap textile coasters

Spruce up your place with these retro coasters, featuring a bitmap design from Susan Kare, the designer who created the iconic original Macintosh icons. Price: ~$10
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Areaware


Bonavita electric kettle

The sleek gooseneck spout lets you pour with precision to make pour-over coffee. It’s an elegant way to start your morning. Price: ~$125
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Kitchen Kapers


Cuisinart Classic Enameled Cast Iron

Cast iron skillets are fantastic, and this enameled pan offers all the benefits of cast iron, without having to worry about taking proper care of the seasoning, making cleanup and prep even easier. Price: ~$40
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Amazon
Walmart


Megapro ratcheting 13-in-1 screwdriver

Oftentimes, you don’t need a whole toolbox to get the job done, just a screwdriver or two. So why not get one that will be able to do almost everything, with ratcheting that could prevent you from straining your wrist. Price: ~$28
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Amazon
Walmart



Mondaine watch

Mondaine’s watches offer a clean, simple style based on Swiss railway clocks. They look good for casual or formal wear. Price: ~$198
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Amazon


Nautica carry-on suitcase

For whatever your travel plans might be, you always need a good, dependable piece of luggage. This Nautica suitcase is small enough to carry on a plane, surprisingly sturdy, and the spinner wheels make it easy to roll around in multiple directions. Price: ~$100
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Amazon


PopSocket

This decorative round disk attaches to the back of your phone, then folds out accordion-style to provide a useful handhold or stand to prop your phone on a flat surface. Pop the disk back in to get it out of the way — or just for the fun of it. Price: ~$10
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PopSocket


ThinOptics glasses

If you’re always misplacing your reading glasses, these will make sure you never struggle to read the fine print: the foldable glasses hang from your keychain or sit in your wallet. Price: ~$25
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ThinOptics


Uniqlo slippers

A cozy pair of slippers will not only keep your toes toasty, but protect your feet from errant Legos and coffee table-stubbing mishaps. Price: ~$15
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Uniqlo


Verge merch

Maybe you want to get your dad a nice shirt or hoodie with a cool design? Or a new mug for your morning coffee or tea? We have all that and more in the Verge store! Use promo code Dad2019 for 25 percent off your order. Price: $10 to $45
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The Verge Store


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