According to data from the National Retail Federation, U.S. consumers are expected to spend more than $20.1 billion on gifts and other items for Father’s Day this year, surpassing last year’s record figure of $17 billion. Of those celebrating, half plan to buy gifts for their own dad, 26 percent plan to purchase for a husband and 11 percent plan to shell out for a son—and they’re planning to spend an average of $174 to show their appreciation. Almost half (49 percent) are choosing to gift an item of clothing.
If the dad you’re celebrating loves denim, he’ll appreciate the following hand-picked gifts chosen by Rivet editors. From chambray ties to denim shorts, these tokens of appreciation are sure to be well-received by the blue blood in your life.
1. Todd Snyder
Time may have run out to buy Todd Snyder’s exclusive collaboration with Legent bourbon, but the men’s wear designer offers an array of dad-approved denim. This pair features Japanese selvedge denim in a crisp indigo hue.
Give the cool dad in your life the gift of dad jeans. This pair from H&M features a loose, tapered fit that hits at the ankle.
3. Rag & Bone
Rag & Bone’s skinny-fit jeans are perfect for the dad who enjoys luxury. Plus, for an extra $10, you can customize them with a message that’s up to 10 characters.
4. Giorgio Armani
Splurge on your dad this year with a limited-edition gift set that’s specifically designed for denim heads. This set from Giorgio Armani includes a pair of slim-fit jeans and denim-rimmed sunglasses with a denim case.
Every dad needs a denim shirt. This style from Nautica features a corduroy collar and elbow patches, and comes in sizes XS-3XL.
6. Polo Ralph Lauren
Chances are, he’s in need of a new baseball hat. Gift him one in his favorite fabric with subtle Polo Ralph Lauren branding.
7. G-Star Raw
A tie is a traditional Father’s Day gift, but this one from G-Star Raw is sure to stand out from years’ past. Featuring lightweight chambray and subtle G-Star Raw embroidery, this tie will quickly become his favorite.
8. All Saints
Elevate his denim shorts game with a pair of faded black denim shorts with a raw hem. All Saints’ signature soft denim makes these the perfect pair for warm weather.
9. Hedley & Bennett
If he loves to cook, he’ll love this stylish apron from Hedley & Bennett. Made with 7-ounce denim fabric, this piece can be personalized with a Father’s Day message for an additional $15.
10. L.C. King
The denim head dad in your life will love a classic chore jacket from L.C. King. He’ll also love to learn that the Made-in-America, Tennessee brand has been making workwear since 1913.