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From whiskey to watches – 13 unique gifts to celebrate grads and dads this month

June is here, which means it’s a month full of celebrations. With Father’s Day and graduation season to accompany the usual birthdays, it’s the perfect time to gather the best gifts for your loved ones. While dads are notoriously hard to find, finding the perfect gift to celebrate a friend’s graduation could be even harder. Whether you’re looking for a personal gift or something more practical, stop surfing Amazon for cliché gifts that no one will use. Instead, we’ve put together a gift guide to help you find the perfect gift for the college grads and dads in your life. Best Gifts 2022

Gifts for Dad

Price: $268

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Whether your father is a whiskey connoisseur or a hard liquor layman, a bottle of The Balvenie 21 Scotch Whiskey never disappoints. Flavored with a fruity scent of ripe raisin notes, any Scotch drinker will savor the character and class in each bottle. This 21 year old malt whiskey is ideal for sipping on the rocks. With a creamy, nutty finish, there’s little to wonder why this bottle has won a series of coveted industry awards, making it a sophisticated and much appreciated gift for the deserving dad.

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Price: $199

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If your dad’s grilling game is hot, turn up the heat with the HotShot Smokeless Fire Pit. This portable, easy-to-use fire pit is essential for backyard grilling, camping retreats, or just relaxing by an open fire. Available in two sizes, this sleek steel fire pit is sure to please everyone at their next gathering.

Price: $1,559


For the dad who’s always up for a spontaneous camping trip, here’s something he’ll put to good use. Introducing the Stingray Classic Camping Stack, a revolutionary hanging tent that can accommodate three to six adults. With cloud-like comfort and a simple setup, this tent is a game-changer, transforming your family from campers to weekend glampers.

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Price: $69

If your dad appreciates a sentimental touch, then ThatBlanket has you covered. On their website, you can order a personalized fleece blanket for Dad that he will use for years. Whether you choose to place your face on this gift or perhaps the pet or a place that has sentimental value for Dad, nothing makes a warmer gift than a personalized comfort like this.

Price: $296


For beach-loving dads, you can’t go wrong with luxury sand gear. The Sunflow Beach Bundle includes the classic Sunflow chair, umbrella, cup holder, dry bag and towel that even attaches to the chair so it won’t blow away in windy weather. With 19 different colors and patterns to choose from, this innovative beach chair is sure to be a winner.

Best Gifts 2022

Price: $199

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This serrated and sturdy cooler is perfect for any adventure. Storing up to 100 cans, the BMX 72 Quart Igloo Cooler is the perfect cooler for camping trips, tailgates or even backyard BBQs. This stylish cooler is available in three different sizes and eight colors, allowing you to tailor your gift to Dad’s lifestyle.

Gifts for graduates

Price: $60

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There’s no better way to celebrate graduating from college than opening a bottle of bourbon, and 14-year-old Glenfiddich is sure to be a hit. This smooth-tasting Kentucky bourbon is not only affordable, but it offers a rich, smooth complexity with layers of creamy caramel, woody spice, candied orange peel and freshly toasted oak. Glenfiddich prides itself on offering a premium tasting experience by aging its spirits in ex-bourbon American oak barrels. With a long, sweet and nutty finish, the graduate in your life will savor this aged bourbon for as long as it lasts in their cabinet.

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Price: $1,799

The Aventon Level Step-Through Commuter Ebike is the perfect gift for the graduate hoping to save money on gas on the way to work. After all, there’s nothing worse than spending part of your salary on (expensive) gasoline! This state-of-the-art e-bike has an average range of 40 miles, can reach a top speed of 28 mph and is equipped with a suspension fork for added comfort. It also includes integrated mudguards and a versatile rack, so they can strap their stuff to the back. There’s no better way to avoid traffic than with this smooth ride!

Price: $11,000

For the college graduate who deserves something special, consider a Tiffany treasure. While this bracelet might take your time, Tiffany’s legendary jewelry never goes out of style, and there’s no exception with the T1 Narrow Diamond Hinged Bracelet. Encrusted with diamonds and an elegant “T” motif in the center, this timeless piece will be the new staple in your graduate’s wardrobe.

Price: $235

If your college grad is a fan of functional art, perhaps the Klasse14 Imperfect Line watch is for them. This modern watch is crafted from stainless steel with a silicone strap, making it comfortable to wear in the office or on a night out with friends. Available in black, white or brown, this wristwatch is customizable with engravings if you opt for their leather strap.

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Price: $80

For the grad looking for a little post-college adventure, let us introduce the highly durable and secure High Standards + Revelry Escort Backpack. This sleek black backpack is water resistant and comes with a laptop divider for extra organization. To ensure maximum security, the Escort is even lockable and comes with a concealed inside pocket, the perfect travel accessory!

Price: $37

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Something to add to your graduate’s travel bag is NTY’s CBD Relief Travel Kit. This travel set includes a mint vanilla lip balm, a mini body oil and a mini relief cream. It’s the perfect gift for any grad, whether they’re travel freaks, gym obsessed, or anything in between.

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Price: $99 per month for 2 months and $144 per month (after)

Everyone knows that building your professional wardrobe is tedious and expensive. That’s why every college graduate needs a Rent the Runway membership, where they can get an ever-rotating wardrobe of designer clothes for work, travel, and the weekend. Gifting a Rent the Runway membership is an exceptional option for fashion-forward men and women!