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15 Father’s Day Gifts For The Hot Mess Dad

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Every time you turn on the TV, there’s yet another commercial touting Father’s Day gift ideas. Thing is, the dads in your love don't look like any of the dads (or actors pretending to be dads) on the screen. You love your big ol’ lug, but truth be told, your sweetie is kind of a hot mess, so you need a Father's Day gift that speaks to his personality: His car looks it should be condemned, and his clothes are often crumpled. He's sporting stains that might be an ode to last night’s lasagna or that time he accidentally smeared ruby red nail polish on his shirt when he was painting your daughter’s toenails. Truly, it’s a toss up.

Thing is, you love your carefree partner all the same, and probably even more so for his laid-back ways. You wouldn’t change him for the world, (at least, most days anyway), and might even prefer his nonchalance than having a more high-maintenance dude. That said, that doesn’t mean that you can’t try to coax him into being a little less mess and a little more... sophisticated, shall we say. As Father’s Day approaches, give a gift that celebrates him in all his glorious hot messiness — and might make him become a little more adorable in your eyes, too.