Father's Day is right around the corner, and with it comes another bout of gifting struggle anxiety. I'm often clueless on what to get my dad for Father's Day, mainly because he literally has everything. Even when I think I've found a good gift for him, by the time I'm ready to purchase it, my mom calls to tell me he's already bought it for himself. So, to avoid all the stress and possibility of buying something he already has, I'm considering purchasing a subscription boxes for Father's Day.
I've recently realized that subscription boxes are an easy way to find a great gift without overexerting yourself. Not to mention, giving a gift that lasts far past Father's Day allows me to celebrate my dad year-round. Since my dad is a man of few words, it's difficult to really pinpoint what his interests are outside of sports. By giving him a subscription box as a gift, it'll give him a variety of things to choose from and cover all my bases. It could also introduce him to a new interest that he wasn't aware he had.
Not sure what subscription boxes have options for dads? Here are 13 you can consider for this Father's Day.
1. For The Dad Who Likes Variety
If you know a dad that loves variety, getting him a monthly box from Thoughtfully would be an awesome gift. Though prices vary depending on what box you order, dad's appreciation for them won't.
2. For The Dad Who Likes To Be Comfy
Give dad the gift of cozy feet with a monthly brandname sock subscription from Say It With A Sock. Prices for subscriptions are $12 a month for one pair, $20 for two pairs, and $27 for three pairs.
3. For The Dad Who Likes To Try New Things
Is your dad a self-proclaimed wine connoisseur? Then he'll love Vinfluence's monthly subscription. Choose from either three bottles a month at $100 or six bottles at $200.
4. For The Wine Specific Dad
If the dad in your life knows what he likes when it comes to wine, gifting him with a monthly subscription to Chardonnay Box might be worth it. Gift him with two bottles a month for $56 or three bottles at $77. Not sure if he's going to like it? For just $32, he can try the wines before committing to a monthly subscription.
5. For The Dad Who Likes Quality Meat
Has you dad ever complained about the quality of meat he gets from the store? Fret no more because Butcherbox has a way to solve that. With prices starting at $129 a month, this subscription box contains 21 to 25 individual meals that feature 100 percent grass-fed beef and organic, pasture-raised chicken and pork.
6. For The Culture-Conscious Dad
Whether dad considers himself a modern man or a literary gent, Culture Carton has a subscription that he'll enjoy. Sign him up for the book club ($16/month), essential package with lifestyle items ($35/month), or the standard subscription with lifestyle items and a book ($45/month).
7. For The Dad Who Loves Seafood
For the seafood loving dad, the Fresh Catch Club subscription from The Lobster Place is guaranteed to be a dream come true. Offering either three or five varieties of specialty fish or shellfish per month, the membership is well worth the cost. Prices for a three month subscription are $200 (three varieties) and $300 (five varieties); $375 (three varieties) and $550 (five varieties) for six months; and $750 (three varieties) and $1,100 (five varieties) for annual membership.
8. For The Dad Who Loves To Bake
If the dad you know loves to bake, give him the Real Dads Bake Bundle from Foodsitrs Modern Baking this year. Extend the gift by getting him a subscription to the Foodstirs Baker's Club at $20/month.
9. For The Super Cool Dad
Ready to give dad some new style every month? Gift him with a Sneakertub monthly subscription. He can receive sneaker related items every month for $35; a mystery pair of sneakers and three to four related items for $70; two pairs of mystery sneakers and three premium accessories for $150; or a premium pair of sneakers, hoodie, article of clothing, and accessory for $260.
10. For The Dad With Style
Keep dad dapper all year long with a G+Co Apparel subscription. Priced at just $28 a month, the subscription contains four to six suit accessories such as bowties, pocket squares, lapel pins and more. As an added incentive, use the code "Dad2017" to get the first three months of your subscription at $15 per month.
11. For The Dad Who Loves Music
If your dad is a music lover, he's sure to go appreciate a year-long curated vinyl experience from Freestyle Vinyl. Priced at $400, dad will get eight records sent to him over the course of 12 months. Crafted from a handpicked theme you choose, you'll be able to add 44 minutes of tunes on each vinyl. One-off vinyl mixes are available, too.
12. For The Dad Who Rules The Grill
Jumpstart dad's grilling season with an affordable subscription to Grill Masters Club. Though you are able to purchase a kit each month for $33, three and six month subscriptions are available for $30, while the 12 month subscription is $28.
13. For The Scent Loving Dad
Looking for a way to keep dad smelling good all year? Giving him a monthly subscription to Scentbird ($15) will absolutely do that. With this subscription, he'll receive a different designer fragrance every 30 days in a convenient travel size tube.