by Amy Ramos June 05, 2019 5 min read
Father’s Day is a time to celebrate Dad and make sure he knows you appreciate all the lessons he’s passed onto you. It’s a day to thank all the great father figures in our lives for their support, love and guidance over the years. Read on to find a variety of great Made in USA gifts - for every budget - that Dad is sure to enjoy!
Gifts for Dad Under $50
Dads are practical and a practical gift is sometimes all they want and need. Made from American-grown extra-long staple Supima® Cotton, this white crew neck undershirt is exceptionally soft and built to last. Established in 2008, Ribbedtee is lead by husband and wife duo Mike and Kim Schwarz who are committed to keeping their company local in sunny Los Angeles, CA.
Is your Dad a MacGyver? Then he’ll love this 40 tools in 1 money clip from Lever Gear. This American Made company launched their first product on Kickstarter in March of 2016. They are based in Greenville, SC and are driven by the desire to create and discover cool products that add value to people’s lives.
We all know that one Dad who keeps up with the latest styles. With this Handcrafted in USA leather bracelet you can add a special touch to his look. With the option for a custom monogram, this could even be passed down from father to son, from one generation to the next. Based in Phoenix, AZ, Ezra Arthur is owned by four brothers who started the company to honor their grandfather in 2012.
Does your Dad like to step boldly where no foot has stepped before? Well then sign him up for the Sock of the Month Club from Boldfoot Socks, locally based in Charlotte, NC. Founder Brad Christmann launched Boldfoot Socks in 2014 on Kickstarter and has been donating 5% of all profits to assist U.S. Military Veterans.
Gifts for Pops Over $60
Does your Pops need a pop of style? Sword & Plough has designed a beautiful, handcrafted chevron wallet that is the perfect accessory to keep his cards and cash secure. Founded by sisters Emily and Betsy in 2012, they manufacture across the country in California, Colorado, Kentucky and Florida - all with the goal of empowering veteran employment.
Every Grill Master needs to have a Billy Twang Spatula in his arsenal. The Billy Twang solid one-piece iron spatula is a true heritage-inspired design; made like no other, striking, and timeless. Established in 1992 in Texas, Billy Twang’s honed fire-cookin’ skills lead to simple truths and the discovery of the right purpose-driven tools. Have fun grillin'!
These blue shorts are the perfect addition to your Dad’s summer wardrobe, even if he isn’t a postman. They are versatile, comfortable, and perfectly suited for warm weather. Established in 2011, Scott and Brittany Freeman started their American-made company at their kitchen table. Freeman products are made in Seattle, WA just a few miles south of their Capitol Hill store, an upgrade from their starting location.
Woven in South Carolina and sewn in Texas, the Carlton Supima Oxford Button Down is essential for the American gentleman in your life. This soft and stylish shirt is the ideal middle ground between casual and dress. For over 75 years, the J Wingfield Company has been weaving into its shirts the experience of four generations of American textile engineers.
For the Dad who loves to get mud on his boots or who just has a hard time keeping his car clean, these Weather Tech Floor Mats are sure to help make clean up easy. Available in a variety of price points for every car & truck model, our favorite feature is the anti-skid ridges on the underside of the mat that help prevent shifting. Weather Tech has been investing in American manufacturing since 1989, with their headquarters in Bolingbrook, IL.
SOMs are barefoot inspired sneakers crafted in Montrose, CO with lightweight yet durable materials. This is the perfect gift for the Dad who loves to be out on an adventure. The company was born in 2012 when founder Olivier Marchal was inspired by the minimalist footwear of the Tarahumara Indians of Copper Canyon, known for incredible feats of long distance running.
Luxury Gifts for Dad Over $150
A man of distinction carries a Jacob Bromwell Lexington Money Clip. Handcrafted in the USA of pure, solid copper this money clip is how a true gentleman carries everything from bucks to Benjamins. Jacob Bromwell was founded in 1819 and is a luxury specialty manufacturer of American-made kitchenware, housewares, and heritage products with manufacturing facilities in Indiana and Vermont.
Did you know that 78.1% of Professional Chefs are male? If you have a Master Chef at home that you call Dad, he’ll be delighted to receive this Lamson Vintage Chef 3-piece knife set. Made of Laser-cut 420C high-carbon stainless steel, and crafted with a Full tang blade for perfect balance, Dad is sure to make these his go-to knives. Established in Shelburne Falls, Massachusetts, in 1837, Lamson & Goodnow is the oldest cutlery manufacturer in the United States.
Made in downtown Los Angeles, CA these pants are sure to keep Dad looking fresh. These trousers are built to last with belt loops sewn into the waistband for extra durability. Rogue Territory began in 2008 as a custom denim workshop, located within American Rag’s World Denim Bar.
A Faribault blanket is an heirloom item that Dad will enjoy for years to come. “As long as I can remember, Dad kept the army blanket he was issued as an 18 year old soldier in the US Army at the end of WWII. Even after it got pretty “ratty” as time went by, he wouldn’t consider getting rid of it. For his 90th birthday my sisters and I gave him a new US Foot Soldier blanket. He was very happy! - Anne.” Since 1865, Faribault Woolen Mills has been proudly crafting & manufacturing their premium woolen products at their mill in Faribault, MN.
Dad deserves to sleep like a King! Upgrade his bedroom this Father’s Day with a set of our 100% seed-to-stitch® Made in USA luxe sheets. With over 1,000 5-star reviews, and highly rated by top publications, Dad will enjoy this gift 365 nights a year, for years to come. Authenticity 50 was founded by married duo Jimmy and Steph MacDonald in 2016, with the dream of bringing premium home goods manufacturing back to the States - one sheet set at a time.
Available in a variety of colors, this American made gym bag from Duluth Pack is sure to keep all of Dad’s stuff in one cool looking place. Whether he goes to the gym or likes to get away for the weekend, this bag is sure to last him for years to come. Founded back in 1882 in the northern forests of Minnesota, Duluth Pack provides premium handcrafted, American-made canvas and leather products with a lifetime guarantee.
To all the Dads out there - Happy Father's Day from all of us at Authenticity 50!
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