Take him back to his dorm days with a scaled-down version of the rec-room classic.To buy: $49, blueribbongeneralstore.com.
Rustproof, leakproof, and handsome—in a macho (rather than Mad Men) sort of way. Also available in green star and hammertone green.To buy: $20, rei.com.
One slim leather case holds his phone and about six cards. (The man purse was never gonna happen, anyway.) Also available in white and black.To buy: $50, shophex.com.
Is your guy glued to the TV on any given Sunday? This gritty pictorial will get him through the off-season.To buy: $50, taschen.com.
The driving-range novelty for the frustrated duffer: The claim is that they make hooks and slices 75 percent straighter.To buy: $35 for 12, polaragolf.com.
To perplex fellow commuters, an insulated coffee cup disguised as a big-shot lens.To buy: Starting at $24, photojojo.com.
(Unfortunately, the Canon mug is no longer available.)
A très chic adult Transformer, with a rosewood handle and every imaginable function.To buy: $49, acmepartybox.com.
Twitter meets Password in this smart, playful challenge that rewards haiku-like brevity.To buy: $25, areyougame.com.
Handy slits allow him to free his thumbs and index fingers for texting or dialing.To buy: $35, saksfifthavenue.com for stores.
Just in time for the latest wave of the prepster trend (think recent-grad nephew). Un-ironically, your dad might like one, too.To buy: $49 each, ivyprepster.com. Enter the code REALPREP at checkout.
Ease him away from his grungy logo caps with this natty tweed-and-leather upgrade.To buy: $40, menshats.com.
Classic works of literature, shrunken and housed inside flip-top cigarette-style packs (with foil for freshness).To buy: $16.50 each, tenover6.com.
Those who have forsaken landlines will appreciate this gadget: It lets you chat the old-fashioned way.To buy: $50, nativeunion.com.
Even if the songs on the album might be unrecognizable, these custom vinyl bookends will look sharp on his shelves.To buy: $15, etsy.com/shop/nerdnest.
Time for Gramps to swap his Sherlock Holmes–style magnifying glass for this modern multitasking desktop accessory.To buy: $13, mxyplyzyk.com.
A charming collectible for the die-hard fan who has already cornered the market on jerseys and beer koozies.To buy: $20, bergino.com.
Imbued with emollients and antioxidants, this soother feels great on sensitive just-shaved skin.To buy: $29, portlandgeneralstore.com.
There’s no need to demand his undivided attention when the proof is in his pocket. Once he tucks his phone into this silver hankerchief, all calls and texts will be blocked.To buy: $15, uncommongoods.com.
Socks may be the quintessential cliché Dad gift, but any guy will get a kick out of receiving a pair with this much character.To buy: $11, thinkgeek.com.
Apple cider vinegar, organic coffee grounds, bamboo, and charcoal combine to make chunks of soap that he’ll feel tough enough to leave on the bathroom sink.To buy: $20, etsy.com/shop/rockytopsoapshop.
Not just another flash drive to store his files, more like a warrior protecting his best kept secrets on the road.To buy: $25, containerstore.com.
This pocket-sized, weather-resistant light easily attaches to handlebars when he’s cruising after dark. Cool gizmo for him; peace of mind for you. Available in four colors.To buy: $30, adelineadeline.com.
Your best shot at replacing that grungy college tee that he still wears around town on the weekends.To buy: Starting at $39, bloomingdales.com for stores.
This little piggy knows how to jam. Plug an mP3 player into this adorable oinker’s tail and listen to the music flow. Personalization also available.To buy: $49, westelm.com.
Neither rain, nor sleet, nor hail can keep your guy from taking notes. This durable journal is filled with all-weather sheets of paper so he can jot notes under any weather conditions.To buy: $47, riteintherain.com.
Finish off his Swiss Army collection with a rugged flashlight that also makes a handsome accent piece for the office.To buy: $44, 718-388-1121.
Whip out this old-time favorite game and stage a takeover of the apartment building hall or your home’s entryway.To buy: $15, restorationhardware.com.