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Father’s Day Gifts for the Coolest Dads Around

This Father’s Day, give Dad something so cool he’ll always remember it.  What do you give the man who already has it all?  Well, see below for our favorite picks from SOCO + TheOC Mix!


“XV 2 Backpack” – Deuter ($120.00, shop here at Gear Coop)

For trendy urbanites who also want to express their athleticism and style in an urban setting.


  • Load adjustment straps
  • Adjustable, detachable chest strap
  • Detachable hip webbing
  • Comfortable to wear thanks to ergonomically S-shaped shoulder straps
  • 9 Liter Capacity


“Brando Leather Valet Trays” – ($45.00, shop here at Room & Board)

Crafted in Connecticut, this handsome tray is made of domestic, top-grain leather stitched with sturdy thread for a clean, modern look. The bottom lining is sewn in to provide extra stability and a smooth place for your keys, change and other sundries to land. Use it in the entryway, on your dresser or at your desk as sophisticated storage.


  • Domestically sourced, top-grain leather
  • 10″w 7″d 1.5″h
  • Made in Connecticut


“Ontario Mid Waterproof Hiking Shoe” – Merrell ($135.96, shop here at Gear Coop)

Clean and nostalgic, this hiker features rich full grain leathers and sticky Vibram Megagrip for confidence on any adventure.


  • Full grain leather upper
  • Metal hooks and D-rings for secure lacing
  • Bellows tongue keeps debris out
  • Breathable mesh lining
  • Merrell air cushion in the heel absorbs shock and adds stability


“Alchemistic Blend Coffee” – Portola ($15.95, shop here at Portola Coffee)

This blend has become a staple in the Portola line-up. It is perfect to enjoy black but also pairs well with cream and sugar. Alchemistic also works very well for an espresso for those that are looking for a brighter cup with lighter body than our espresso blend.

Flavor Notes:

  • Baker’s Chocolate, Dried Red Fruit, Toasted Almonds and Spice

Region / Country:

  • Brazil, Colombia


“Twain Waxed Canvas Storage Baskets” – ($69.00, shop here at Room & Board)

Made by American artisans, our Twain bin features durable cotton canvas and domestically-sourced leather trim that lend warmth and texture. The thick canvas will patina over time, showing natural markings and wrinkles, while the durable structure will keep the bin upright. This bin offers ample storage anywhere in your home and is collapsible to easily store away when not in use.


  • 12″ diameter 9″h
  • Domestically sourced, top-grain leather paired with other unique materials
  • Made in Connecticut
  • United States and imported


AeroPress Kit – Portola ($29.95, shop here at Portola Coffee)

The AeroPress coffee maker is a new kind of coffee press that brews coffee under ideal conditions: proper temperature, total immersion, and rapid filtering. This results in amazingly delicious coffee with a wide range of beautiful flavors but without bitterness and with very low acidity. Since its introduction the AeroPress has become a much beloved brewer for serious coffee lovers and coffee professionals around the world.

The AeroPress coffee maker is most commonly used in the home kitchen but it is lightweight, compact, and durable, making it ideal for use when camping, backpacking, boating, or just traveling. The AeroPress is available with a zippered nylon tote bag that makes it easy to travel with the coffee maker and a bag of coffee.


“Axil Tabletop Power & Charging Outlets” ($169.00, shop here at Room & Board)

The Axil® power outlet provides freestanding table or desktop power that allows you to easily plug in laptops, phones and more – without having to fish under the table. Made in Michigan, Axil combines modern design, smooth anodized aluminum and an 8-foot braided cloth cord, as well as tamper-resistant outlets.


  • (2) smart USB 2.1 AMP charging ports
  • (2) tamper-resistant power outlets
  • 6″w 2″d 3.5″h
  • Made in Michigan; United States and imported


“Beosound A1 2nd Gen Waterproof Bluetooth Speaker” – Bang & Olufsen ($250.00, shop here at Bang & Olufsen)

Longer playtime, fully waterproof, integrated voice assistant, and speakerphone. Meet the upgraded choice for great sound on the go.


“Beoplay E8 3rd Gen Wireless Earphones” – Bang & Olufsen ($350.00, shop here at Bang & Olufsen)

The newest version of our truly wireless in-ear earphones with an improved battery life of up to 35 hours, a QI-certified wireless charging case and Bluetooth 5.1 connectivity ensure a seamless and powerful listening experience.


“Fordham Pizza Cutter” – ($45.00, shop here at Room & Board)

These easy-care pizza cutters are made from a durable wood fiber composite. The dishwasher-safe material is just the right strength and sharpness to cut thin or thick pizza. Crafted by artisans in Wisconsin, these antimicrobial pizza cutters have a sturdy, riveted handle and are built to last.


  • Dishwasher-safe, this material is heat-resistant to 350 degrees
  • 16.5″w 5″d .25″h
  • made in Wisconsin
  • Durable wood fiber composite made from wood pulp that is certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)
  • non-porous and antimicrobial


“Old Fashioned Kit” – Various Brands ($110.99, shop here at The Mixing Glass)

Everything Dad needs to make the perfect Old Fashioned!

Kit includes:

  • Elijah Craig Small Batch Bourbon (750ml)
  • Liber and Co Classic Gum Syrup (9.5 oz)
  • Crude “Sycophant” Orange & Fig Bitters
  • American Barwares Yarai Mixing Glass
  • Premium Julep Strainer
  • Weighted Barspoon
  • OXO Stainless Steel Mini Measuring Cup
  • Recipe Card


“The Whole Shebang Bar Kit” – The Mixing Glass ($102.99, shop here at The Mixing Glass)

Give Dad the “whole shebang!” – this kit has everything needed for shaken and stirred drinks.

Kit includes:

  • Fine Strainer
  • American Barwares Yarai Mixing Glass
  • Premium Julep Strainer
  • Hoffman Barspoon (33.5cm)
  • OXO Stainless Mini Measure Cup
  • OXO Pro Y Peeler
  • OXO Hawthorne Strainer
  • 18 and 28 oz Koriko Weighted Shaker Tins


“OSLO Power Recliner” – (price upon request, shop here at Robert Westley Designs)

This just may be Dad’s favorite new lounging chair.  Features a Fjords® adjustable headrest for correct head support in any position, and cold cured molded foam provides lasting ergonomic comfort.  Power versions are available for ease of use, and optimal lumbar support gives extra comfort where it’s needed most.


“Beach Party Spice Set” – ($25.95, shop here at Savory Spice Shop)

Get tropical with this set that will transport you to the beach no matter where you live. Cuban Island marries the flavors of sofrito and adobo, Jamaican Jerk features a spicy kick from scotch bonnet chiles, Hidden Cove brings bright, citrus notes, and Caribbean Curry gets its unique taste from additions like annatto, allspice, and ginger. Sunscreen not included.

This spice set contains the following products in 1/2 cup glass jars:

  • Cuban Island Spice
  • Hidden Cove Lemon Garlic Blend
  • Jamaican Jerk Seasoning
  • Caribbean Curry Powder


“Low & Slow: Ultimate Pit Boss Spice Set” – ($44.95, shop here at Savory Spice Shop)

This set is ideal for grilling aficionados who want to go big when it comes to flavor. If you’re a brisket purist, sprinkle Salt & Pepper Tableside liberally and you’re on your way to pure barbecue bliss. Prefer more punch? Choose from seven other options that represent the best offerings from the BBQ capitals of the country. From sweet and salty Memphis BBQ Rub to the cayenne and ancho chile-spiced flavor of Carolina High Country, this is a cross-country ‘cue adventure.

This spice set contains the following products in 1/2 cup glass jars:

  • Memphis BBQ Rub
  • TSM Kansas City BBQ Rub
  • Salt & Pepper Tableside Seasoning
  • Carolina High Country BBQ Rub
  • Native Texan BBQ Rub
  • Longs Peak Pork Chop Spice
  • Platte River Rib Rub
  • Georgia Boys All-Purpose BBQ Rub


“Emmet Outdoor Sofa with Cushion” – ($1,198.00, shop here at Room & Board)

The Emmet outdoor sofa is a modern take on an enduring symbol of rustic American relaxation. Our exclusive design, Emmet is made in Duluth, Minnesota, from 100 percent high-density recycled plastic and features a stainless steel bottle opener under the arm for effortless outdoor entertaining. The included high-density foam seat cushion has a zippered, removable cover. Sustainable, durable, comfortable and easy to care for, Emmet is an outdoor classic.


“Maldives Loveseat” – (price upon request, shop here at Brown Jordan)

The Maldives Loveseat was inspired by an aura of leisure and luxury. Maldives offers plush cushions and a neutral palette. Featuring an elegant, natural teak finish further complemented by the delicate roping, the Maldives collection brings the nostalgia of exotic destinations home.