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FATHERS DAY GIFT GUIDE

FATHERS DAY GIFT GUIDE

Dads are important people and this Father’s Day, you can take advantage of many shops right in your neighborhood to find the perfect gift. We’ve got options from sports t-shirts to leather bags and beer to Converse kicks. Take a look at our list of gifts to get for dad this Father’s Day.

AXLE BREWING, LIVERNOIS TAP
Axle Brewing Co. just opened their new taproom, Livernois Tap, in Ferndale and if your dad likes beer, their 32oz Crowlers are a great gift. They’ve got cream ales, pale ales, stouts, porters and more.
PRICE: $10-$15
Livernois Tap / 567 Livernois / 248-268-3496 / axlebrewing.com/wordpress/livernois-tap

FILSON
Filson’s Midtown location is perfect for picking up a quick gift for dad and they’ve got a list of items under $100 dollars, including lunch coolers, zippo lighters, Alaskan Guide lounge bottoms, a prep and eat fry pan set for camping trips, feather cloth shirts, durable water bottles and a lot more.
PRICE: $25-$100
Filson also has a line of functional and durable duffel bags, suit covers and rolling luggage, including a rolling check-in bag for easy traveling.
PRICE: $725
Filson / 441 W. Canfield St. / 313-285-1880 / filson.com

DETROIT GROOMING BARBER SHOP
These people know what they’re doing when it comes to a cut and a shave, and why not pamper dad on his day? Call and make an appointment for a haircut, a buzz, a beard trim, a hot shave, a manicure or a shampoo. They also offer a hangover treatment called Hair of the Dog, just in case anybody needs something extra.
PRICE: $5-$35
Detroit Grooming / 23236 Woodward Ave. (Ferndale) & 2000 Michigan Ave. (Detroit) / 248-929-5959 (Ferndale) & 313-284-4100 (Detroit) / detroitgroomingbarbershop.com

WILL LEATHER GOODS
Will Leather Goods has bags, wallets, belts, and additional essentials for dads who like style and functionality. They’ve got leather briefcases in eye popping green colors, in addition to backpacks for day trips. Check out their Signature Suede Atticus Duffle and their Diplomat Attache.
PRICE: $417-$895
W
ill Leather Goods / 4120 2nd Ave. / 313-309-7892 / willleathergoods.com/pages/detroit-store

CITY BIRD
City Bird is where to go if you’re looking for quality trinkets and thoughtful gifts. Grab dad Belle Isle to 8 Mile: An Insider’s Guide to Detroit as a fun read, a Great Lakes apron for summer cookouts, or a Great Lakes coffee mug for the office.
PRICE: $10-$22
City Bird / 460 W. Canfield St. / 313-831-9776 / citybirddetroit.com

NEST
At Nest, you can pick up Michigan made jams and mustards, journals, beard balm, flasks and more for dad. Give the family a good laugh by getting him this Best Intentions Flask, or encourage a day in the kitchen using their FarmSteady Soft Pretzel and Beer Cheese Kit.
PRICE: $25-$27
Nest / 460 W. Canfield St. / 313-831-9776 / citybirddetroit.com/collections/nest   

SMPLFD
Just like the name implies, they keep it simple with quality made t-shirts, hats, jackets and more. You can get dad their Red Wings Foam Beer Coozie, their Detroit Bad Boys Patch Hat or their Detroit Bad Boys T-Shirt.
PRICE: $5-$32
Smplfd / 1480 Gratiot Ave. / 313-285-9564 / buy.smplfd.com

JOHN VARVATOS
John Varvatos is for the dad who loves vintage flare and rock and roll. Choose from their selection of music books, including Bob Dylan books and Bruce Springsteen ones. They’ve also got books on Jimmy Page and books on punks and poets. Take a look at their mashup with Converse and snag dad a pair of Chuck Taylor Vintage Leather Slip Ons.
PRICE: $35-$120
John Varvatos / 1500 Woodward Ave. / 313-437-8095 / johnvarvatos.com

DETROIT WICK
Detroit Wick’s XL Infinity Calendar will brighten up dad’s office space AND he’ll never have to buy another calendar again.
Detroit Wick / 1400 E. Fisher Fwy. / 248-797-7300 / detroitwick.com

SHINOLA
Shinola has a line of items out for Father’s Day, including watches, bags, speakers, tools and more. We recommend looking into the Bolt Bifold Wallet, with monogramming available to make it extra special, the Shinola + St. Pierre Bocce Ball Set for a fun summer and the Runwell Turntable to kick up dad’s music collection.
Peep all of Shinola’s offerings for dads this June here.
PRICE: $250-$2,500
Shinola / 441 W. Canfield / 313-285-2390 / shinola.com

UNDER ARMOUR
In honor of dad, Under Armour is offering a last minute deal for 25 percent off select Match play polos and select Match play vented shorts and pants.
PRICE: $39.99 – +
Under Armour / 1201 Woodward Ave. / 313-335-3162 / underarmour.com

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