Big Apple Sailing—So what if you don't know what grinding the winches or trimming the sheets means? Big Apple Sailing offers the perfect Father's Day activity with boats sailing daily from North Cove Marina in Battery Park City, Lower Manhattan.
Big Apple Sailing, $150/person available at Big Apple Sailing; Battery Park City (corner of Liberty Street and South End Avenue); 212-786-3323
Limited Edition Vane x Sebago Future Heritage Shoes—Get on board with these new wave boat shoes, a collaboration between urban design collective Vane and old-school boat shoe brand Sebago. They're opening up a pop-up shop just in time for Father's Day, so be sure to hop over to their LES locale before it's too late!
Vane x Sebago Limited Edition Future Heritage Shoes, $110-175, available at Vane Concept Store through August, 125 Rivington Street (between Essex and Norfolk streets)
The Mark Restaurant at the Mark Hotel— Mother's Day inevitably means brunch, but for Father's Day we think a dark'n'stormy might be more appropos. From acclaimed restauranteur Jean-Georges Vongerichten, this uptown restaurant has got classic cocktails, euro cuisine, and daring decor that's chic enough for you, and masculine enough for dad.
The Mark Restaurant at the Mark Hotel, 25 East 77th Street (at Madison Avenue); 212- 606-3030; Reservations highly recommended.
Ray Ban Aviator Sunglasses— Hip dads need hip shades, and we think these unique aviators, a collab between Ray Ban and Tomas Maier, will do the trick without being too trendy.
Ray Ban Aviator Sunglasses, $140 available at Tomas Maier
411 Montauk Highway; Wainscott; 631-537-1880
Bodum Pavina Double-Wall Beer Glass—Warm beer is an awful reality of the summer, and sometimes drinking of the bottle is just not approriate, so treat your dad to this cool, upside-down beer glass with technology that keeps beer protected from the sweaty city heat.
Bodum Pavina Double-Wall Beer Glass, $19.95 available at Bodum Inc., 413 West 14th Street (between 8th and 9th avenues); 212-367-8844
Brooklyn Bridge Boot Camp—What's better than working up some sweat for a lil' father bonding time? This work out that traverses the Brooklyn Bridge will kick both yours butts into summer swim-suit ready shape with some mean cardio and drills.
Brooklyn Bridge Boot Camp, $20/class available at Brooklyn Bridge Boot Camp;
Park Row and Center Street, Brooklyn Bridge, 646-354-0039
Acne Switzcard Wallet—This super skinny leather card holder definitely lends some major attitude to this tried and true essential that every dad should have.
Acne Switzcard Wallet, $69 available at Gargyle ;6 Orchard Street (between Hester and Canal Streets); 917-470-9367
Charles Saatchi: Question, $9.95 available at Phaidon; 100 Wooster Street (between Spring and Prince streets) 212-925-1900
FSC Barber Razor—Shaving is inevitably part of any dad's routine, so boost your dad's morning routine with this awesome streamlined razor, available in ivory and ebony, that'll also upgrade that space next to his toothbrush.
FSC Barber Razor, $45 available at FSC Barber, 8 Rivington Street (between Bowery and Chrystie Streets); 212-673-3209
Thom Browne BD Check Shirt—Thom Brown's iconic tailored and slim-fit button-down shirts are a must for every dad-about-town. We love the lightweight cotton, the barrel cuffs and especially this fresh, not-too-hipster plaid.
Thom Browne BD Check Shirt, $239 available at Odin New York, 199 Lafayette Street (between Kenmare and Broome Streets); 212-966-0026
Get 10% off the FSC Barber Razor, perfect for any pop who wants a good and stylish shave. It's the first discount the brand has ever offered on these brand new products, so get thee to their LES shop fast, before they're all scooped up. Just mention Refinery29 at checkout go grad the goods.