This weekend, it’s all about Dad... ’s newfound appreciation for hammocks, speaker leather and other
Father’s Day magnificence. Right this way into the Father’s Day–gifting Hall of Fame.
FOR THE EXTREME LOUNGER
The Latest in Hammock Tech
Dads and hammocks: they simply... go together. And it just so happens that this hammock can be strapped to
almost anything, and is also a tent. It’s waterproof and bug-proof—basically the combination of
ruggedness and sleeping only Dad could perfect. Let the unabashed dad-glamping commence.
Zeppelin. Parliament. Lorde. Whatever your dad’s into, he needs a leather-wrapped Bluetooth speaker to
listen to it on. This one, in fact. It’s meant to look like a ’60s transistor radio... wrapped in
You can give your dad a tie, or you can give him one of these hand-painted, raw-canvas, polka-dot ties from
the downtown curio wizards at Partners & Spade. It’s your choice, really.
$125, Hand-Painted Raw-Canvas Ties, available from Partners & Spade, 324 Lafayette St, 2nd Fl (between Houston and Bleecker), 646-861-2827,
email here to purchase
FOR SHREDDING THE GNAR
A Custom Surfboard from Brooklyn
Don’t worry if your dad doesn’t surf yet. Just tell him his new angular-nosed board was handmade by a
couple of architects in Brooklyn, and it was a custom order. That’s a thing they do. “World’s Greatest
Dad” surfboard, you’ve just been invented.
$700-$1,000, Hand-Shaped Surfboards, available from Wax/Surf Co, 321 Rutledge St (between Broadway and Harrison)
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