Father’s Day Gifts For The Man Who Made You The Feminist You Are

Father’s Day Gifts

For The Man Who Made You The Feminist You Are

Your dad didn’t just give you life, he made you the person you are today.  He taught you to respect yourself and your boundaries, and make sure those around you do as well. These gifts will make sure he had an incredible Father’s Day – and also support women’s efforts at the same time.

Lulu Dharma Black Woven Weekender Bag

Functional yet sleek, this weekender bag is the perfect gift that any dad could always use, but mom could always steal. Lulu Dharma, owned and designed by Keri Lassalle, is a proud supporter of the organization The Blossomy Project, a charity that supports young women in India who have been rescued from sex slavery. 


This fresh smoothie subscription service features perfectly-portioned organic ingredients and innovative superfood recipes delivered right to your door each week. Amir and wife/Co-Founder Jenna Tanenbaum launched GreenBlender to help people start their day with one healthy decision - a fresh, smoothie. The pair run the company together and promote a healthy lifestyle every step of the way.

Kukka Jewelry Magma 3-Square Sterling Silver and Black Rhodium Cuff Links

Step up dad’s fashion game with these beautiful Kukka cuff links. Featuring sterling silver and black rhodium as well as siliconite stones, this is a super special gift that dad is sure to get a lot of wear out of. Kukka is designed in Córdoba, Spain by female artist extraordinaire Conchi Fernandez. The US division of the company is run by Pilar Llorente.

Char-Broil Kamander Charcoal Grill

The Char-Broil Kamander Charcoal Grill provides the food-inspired dad the benefit of kamado-style cooking without the compromise. With insulated double-wall steel construction, the Kamander heats quickly and evenly, sealing in heat and moisture. Make sure dad adds pizza to the weekly barbecue menu, you won't regret it. 


Laura Chenel’s Medley of Marin French Cheese

Cheese! Yes, cheese is a rather ‘gender’ neutral product, but did you know that it was a woman who created the first goat cheese in America? Back in 1979, Laura Chenel started her goat cheese company in Sonoma, California, and it was another woman, Alice Waters, the chef and owner of Chez Panisse, that placed a weekly standing order of Laura Chenel’s chèvre for her restaurant's iconic goat cheese salad. These two women were pioneers in their own right and helped each other to follow their respective passions and realize their dreams. Laura Chenel’s cheeses are available at major retailers nationwide, and selection of cheeses can be found on their sister company’s online store as part of a gift basket.

Tuk Uri Watch

TUK, which means water in Cambodian, was co-founded by Kelsey Braun and offers stylish, minimalistic timepieces made from the highest quality materials. For every watch sold, a water filtration system is made and distributed to school classrooms and families in Cambodia.  Watches make the perfect gift for dads – plus, these watches are scratch proof and water resistant!

 Craft Beer Brittle from Hilliards Chocolates

Made with their savory peanut brittle paired with local Shovel Town Brewery’s seasonal IPAs. Cooked in copper kettles, it delights the palate with a buttery sweet crunch followed by a nutty flavor from Spanish peanuts, chased with a beer finish — a treat that Dad will love! Hilliards Chocolates is one of New England’s leading makers of artisan chocolates and specialty candies and at the helm of their thriving company is a mother-daughter team. Judy Hilliard (now married, Judy McCarthy) and her two daughters, as well as a female GM, operate their three South Shore locations in North Easton, Norwell, and Mansfield, MA. Not only is Hilliards Craft Beer Brittle a product that any father will enjoy, but it was created by a women-run business with care and thought, making it more than just a sweet treat.

Knack Shops We the People Gift Set 

Every feminist loves a dose of history and a drink. If your conversation includes dignified, civil discourse over a glass of whiskey, you might have this gift set to thank for it. This set not only makes a great gift for lawyers, law students, and history buffs, but anyone who appreciates great craftsmanship and creative decor. These rock glasses are etched with the Preamble to the Constitution and set of 4 geometric slate coasters. 

Golden Door Essential Salts

Perfect for grilling,  and 100 percent proceeds go to children’s charities, The Salt Collection includes: 2 oz. Essential Smoked Fennel Salt, 2 oz. Essential Spicy Serrano Salt, 1.6 oz. Essential Sweet Maple Salt. 

The Little Market Luggage Tags

 These luggage tags are hand-woven with a leather trim by female artisans in Guatemala. The Little Market, co-founded by Lauren Conrad and her BFF Hannah Skvarla, is an online marketplace with one-of-a-kind items handmade by female artisans across the globe. Aside from having seriously inspiring female founders and beautiful products to outfit your everyday life -- what’s especially significant about The Little Market is that all proceeds benefit the female artisans that create these items.

Parks Project  Zion Park Candle

Dads who love the outdoors will love a gift from Parks Project - a vintage-influenced outdoor apparel company that creates looks inspired by and benefitting the National Parks. Parks Project not only works to preserve beautiful parklands for fathers and daughters to enjoy together but also funds programs to train and equip park rangers such as this female ranger, one of Parks Project's 'Park Champions' who has been impacted by her time in Yosemite. 

Men’s Tall Tags

The Men's Tall Tags Necklace features a handmade fine silver charm that can be personalized on the front and back with names, dates, and special words. Each charm fits up to 11 characters and is approx. 1 1/4 inch long. The tags are texturized and aged to give them a modern, edgy look. Choose from leather cord or the classic ball chain to finish off the look. Isabelle Grace Jewelry is a line founded and managed by a mom-preneur named Claudia Montez.

Josh Cellars Paso Robles Reserve 

Josh Cellars Paso Robles Reserve is the Cabernet Sauvignon of dads’ dreams. The new varietal comes from Paso Robles, a wide stretch of country in California's south Central Coast. The long growing seasons, intense sun, & diverse soils are favorable for ripe, fruit forward Cabernet Sauvignons. It also happens to pair well with steak, which we all know dad would appreciate!

Eye Glasses Holder

Created by a non-profit in India that helps underprivileged artisans with handicaps, this product is a perfect gift to keep your dads glasses safe. Not only are you getting him the perfect gift, but you're also donating to this cause.

Omaha Steaks Father’s Day Grilling Favorites

Think of all the times that he made sure you had dinner so you could prep for studying or your first job. Now make sure he eats well with this Father’s Day Grilling Favorites package from Omaha Steaks that includes 2 (9 oz.) Ribeyes, 2 (5 oz.) Filet Mignons, 4 (4 oz.) Omaha Steaks Burgers, 1 (16 oz. package) Omaha Steakhouse Fries, 4 (4 oz.) Caramel Apple Tartlets, 1 (1 oz.) Omaha Steaks Steak Seasoning, a $174.95 value, for $59.99. Great for your backyard bbq's!

For the more active Dad, why not treat him to membership at Life Time? As the nation’s only Healthy Way of Life brand, Life Time delivers an unmatched athletic resort experience and provides a comprehensive healthy living, healthy aging, and healthy entertainment experience that goes well beyond your typical idea of fitness. Life Time at Sky amenities include outdoor/indoor pools, full-sized basketball court, Life Café, LifeSpa, Life Time Work, Water Rooms, and more.
Aly Walansky

Aly Walansky is a freelance lifestyles writer based in New York City, who contributes regularly to iVillage, SheKnows.com, xoJane, Huffington Post, and The Fashion Spot as well as many other print and web outlets.

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