Father's Day Gift Ideas for the Practical Dad

25th May 2021

Father’s Day is fast approaching — have you gotten a gift for dad? Finding the right present for the father figure in your life can be a challenge, especially if they’ve got a no-nonsense attitude. Fortunately, you can’t go wrong with high-quality leather goods. They make for the most practical gifts for dads, while also being unique, stylish and built to last. Whether you’re shopping for presents to represent your unique father-son bond or searching for creative gifts from daughter to Dad, here’s a roundup of Father’s Day gift ideas that all dads will treasure.

For the Tech-Head

1. Upton Vertical Laptop Brief

Made ofpremium, full-grain Colombian Vaquetta leather, this sleek briefcase makes the perfect gift for a dad who doesn’t like to go anywhere without his laptop. Available in three colors — black, tan and café — it has a dedicated padded compartment for laptops up to 15.4 inches wide, as well as a roomy front pocket for tablets or notebooks. There’s also a shallow front zip pocket for change and keys, plus a handy front organizer for small essentials like pens or smartphones.

2. Vaquetta Laptop Backpack

If your dad prefers a backpack to a briefcase, this stylish Vaquetta leather option is ideal. Designed with comfort in mind, it’s lightweight and has fully adjustable, padded straps. The main compartment fits laptops up to 15.4 inches wide, and there’s a separate section for files or books. A zippered pocket organizer in the front is designed to hold business cards, pens and a smartphone or wallet, and there are two easy-access zip side pockets.

For the Frequent Traveler

3. Distressed Leather Duffel

As for gifts for a dad on the go, this artisan-crafted leather duffel is a must-have. Distressed for a rugged, vintage look, it’s made of full-grain Colombian Vaquetta cowhide in a rich chocolate brown shade. The large main compartment fits everything he’ll need for a weekend away and features a handy interior pocket for shoes. There are also two front zip pockets, one side pocket and four sturdy metal feet on the bottom to protect the duffel.

4. Cedar Town Bag

The perfect alternative to a fanny pack, this tasteful Cedar Town Bag features an adjustable strap for shoulder or crossbody carrying. Handcrafted from premium full-grain South American leather, it’s designed to fit all of Dad’s on-the-go essentials, including his smartphone and wallet. It also has a fully lined main interior that boasts a cushioned slip pocket which is perfect for electronic devices as well as a conveniently located large zip pocket on the exterior.

5. 2 Bottle Wine Tote

If your dad’s a wine or whiskey lover, this sleek Vaquetta leather tote will give him a practical and sophisticated way to carry his favorite drink. Featuring a sturdy top handle and elegant antique hardware, its fully cushioned interior is separated by a secure, padded partition. There’s also an interior pocket that’s perfect for a corkscrew, plus four metal feet on the bottom to provide stability and protection.

Under $50

6. Jet Set Toiletry Bag

When it comes to useful gifts for Dad that are as practical as they are attractive, you can’t beat a leather dopp kit. Made of durable Vaquetta leather, this luxe option will last for years. It has a waterproof lining and is spacious enough to fit both full- and travel-sized essentials. There’s also an extra zipper compartment stitched into the lining, plus a sturdy side handle for easy carrying.

7. Journey Waist Bag

You can’t go wrong with the hands-free convenience of this classy waist bag   Available in black, tan, café and navy, it’s handcrafted with full-grain Colombian Vaquetta leather and features a roomy main compartment for a wallet, keys or smart phone plus an interior zip pocket for separating small items, A front exterior flap pocket with magnetic closure gives you even more room for things you want to be easily accessible.  One of our most popular waist bags and perfect for Dad's next adventure.