Coastal Design’s 2019 Father’s Day Gift Guide

Tod's Self-Tie Driver Shoes From Barneys New York
Tod's Self-Tie Driver shoes courtesy of Barneys New York

Check out our Dad-approved gift ideas for June 16

We cherish all of the special fathers in our life: Dad, Daddy, Papa, Pops, Bubba and Bro. These men have one thing in common—they are typically very difficult to shop for. This year, the team at Coastal Design covertly asked our male acquaintances for opinions on what they’d like to receive this year for Father’s Day, and we’re excited to share the list with you.

hot sauce
Photo courtesy of Spicy Shark

1. Spicy Shark Original Habanero Hot Sauce

Dad will be pouring this hot sauce on everything this summer. With the mantra, “Eat the heat,” Portsmouth-based Spicy Shark shares its family recipes with a new line of hot sauces, wing sauces, and maple syrup.


printed mens socks
Photo courtesy of Bugatchi

2.       Bugatchi Sea Life Mid-Calf Socks

Patterned socks are a fun way to let his 9-5 persona shine. Trending on State Street, they’re all the rage in menswear right now. Peruse Bugatchi’s eye-catching patterns, stripes and fun prints at


himalayan grilling plank
Photo courtesy of Uncommon Goods

3. Himalayan Salt Grilling Plank

If he’s a self-proclaimed “King of the Grill,” this pink-salt BBQ plank allows him to show off his grill master skills. Have Dad throw seafood, meat, or veggies on this salt-infused stone and get ready for some much-needed kick to dinnertime fare.


craft brew gift idea
Photo courtesy of Tree House Brewing

4. An Evening at Tree House Brewery

If he is a craft beer connoisseur, a gift card to Tree House Brewing in Charlton, MA will show him you did your research. Taproom, can sales, and upcoming summertime expansion are worthy of the trip. Just make sure you check their hours before making the drive.

Gift cards in increments of $10,

nutri ninja blender
Photo courtesy of Amazon

5.       Nutri-Ninja Blender

For the guy on the go, this efficient blender power-grinds veggies and fruits for the perfect protein shake. Throw in some blueberries, and Dad can make smoothies for the kids while he’s at it.


Mens Herschel Duffle Bag
Photo courtesy of Herschel

6. Herschel Novel Duffle in Black/Tan Synthetic Leather

Hate checking bags at the airport? This duffle is ideal for one-day travel to meetings, or a quick overnight trip with the fam.


Mens Red Sox tie
Photo courtesy of Vineyard Vines

7. Vineyard Vines Boston Red Sox Tie

Stylish enough for work and bro-enough for drinks with the guys, this 100% silk tie from Vineyard Vines will be a hot-selling item when the Sox clinch another title. If baseball isn’t his sport, the tie also comes in Bruins and Patriots patterns.


mens aviator sunglasses
Photo courtesy of Le Specs

8. Le Specs Alchemy Aviators in Matte-Black Smoke Mono

Every seacoast dweller needs a timeless pair of aviator glasses to complete the image for summer. These look so cool, you may even want to purchase them in rose gold, if you’re feeling daring.



Apple airpods
Photo courtesy of Apple

9. Apple Airpods With Charging Case

No man can be without his playlist. At the gym, on the T, or out for a run, wireless air buds are a necessity. You can’t argue the quality and sound of this product from Apple.


mens printed belt
Photo courtesy of Smathers & Branson

10. Smathers & Branson Power Boats Belt

If Dad is still channeling his inner prep, these handstitched needlepoint belts will transport him back to the 80s in no time. They’re perfect for a cruise around the harbor and available in loads of nautical and sports themes.


Yeti Hopper Flip 8 cooler bag
Photo courtesy of Yeti

11. Yeti Hopper Flip 8 Cooler Bag

Due to excellent engineering, the Yeti bag can keep items insulated for hours. Just in time for summer, the Hopper Flip 8 can accompany you for a long day at the beach or to any outdoor activity.


Tod's driver shoe
Photo courtesy of Barneys New York

12. Tod’s Self-Tie Driver

These suede driving shoes are perfect for a summer evening drive on the shore. Handstitched in Italy, these comfortable slip-ons are just the thing for a spin to the ice cream stand on a hot summer night.



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