New moms deserve all the pampering on Mother's Day—so it's only fair that new dads get their share of special treatment on Father's Day. After all, becoming a dad is quite the adjustment! From lack of sleep to learning how to manage a massive blowout, he's earning those Dad Badges left and right.

The best Father's Day gifts for new dads are ones that make this new season of life just a little bit cushier. Because when you're exhausted, short on time (and brain cells) what could be better?

From a dad-designed tactical hoodie that holds every baby essential (and then some) to the perfect black-out eye mask that will have him catching zzz's in minutes, we've rounded up gifts for every new pop on the block.

Best Father's Day gifts for new dads

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Artifact Uprising


Hardcover Book

Chances are, your camera roll is already bursting with photos of his journey into Dad-dom. If you want to completely melt his heart, make your favorites into the sweetest coffee table book ever with Artifact Uprising. They’re our go-to for stunning photo gifts because you don’t even need to be a professional photographer to look like one. From the high quality paper to the custom foil title, the finished product is always perfectly polished!

Bean Box Coffee of the Month Club

Bean Box


Coffee of the Month Club

New parenthood without coffee seems next to impossible. Keep his stash fresh and interesting with a subscription to some of the world’s greatest coffee. Each month he’ll receive a new roast from Seattle’s world-renowned roasters like Zoka, Seattle Coffee Works, Vita, and Fundamental complete with tasting notes and brewing tips to craft the most incredible cup right at home.

iced coffee maker

Mr. Coffee


Iced Coffee Maker

Hop on the sleep-deprived struggle bus, daddio! Luckily, this handy iced coffee maker puts delicious cold brew into your tired hands in four short minutes. And since it brews directly into a to go cup, all you’ve got to do is put the lid on and sip away.

Aura Carver Luxe



Carver Luxe Digital Frame

Heading back to the office? Forget a single framed photo for his desk. The digital Aura frames are all that and then some. Paired with a free app, it sets up in minutes to instantly share photos and videos with far-flung loved ones anywhere in the world. It’s super simple to use and comes with unlimited storage and no added subscription fees, so dad can show off all his favorite shots with wild abandon. There are several styles to choose from but we’re especially fond of the clean and modern Carver Luxe which features built-in speakers for video as well!


Someone Somewhere


Lifeproof Pullover

Spit up? Spilled (aforementioned) coffee? Diaper explosions? Like water off a duck’s back, my friend. (Well, maybe not the diaper business…) Anyway, the Lifeproof Pullover is no ordinary sweatshirt. The odor-proof, stain-proof, and water-proof essential stays fresh for days despite your best efforts. Go ahead. Put it to the test.

eye cream for dad



Eye Stick 2.0

Dad’s been taking his fair share of those 3 am wake-ups, right? This cooling under-eye cream serum helps fight bags, dark circles and the impending wrinkles with powerful hyaluronic acid and snow mushroom (so he can stop sneaking yours.)

mens loungers



Men's Tree Loungers

Keep him light on his feet and ready at a moment’s notice. The easy-breezy Tree Loungers from All Birds are comfortable from minute one thanks to the silky smooth and breathable eucalyptus tree fiber fabric and anatomical construction.

plush robe



Super-Plush Robe

If this past year didn’t make him a robe convert, fatherhood certainly will! The Super-Plush Robe from Brooklinen is made from 100% Turkish cotton that brings the spa vibes every time he wraps himself up—even if he’s still recovering from nighttime baby duty.

euka shower bombs



Wellness Shower Bombs 6-Pack

He might not be a bath guy, but if he’s being honest with himself, indulging in a bit of self-care is a worthwhile endeavor. Enter the shower bomb. These delightful discs from Euka are packed with mood boosting essential oils like lavender, bergamot and peppermint to transform his daily rinse into an aromatherapy-powered pamper session.

hudson wilder smoke short glass

Hudson Wilder


Aita Smoke Base Short Glasses- Set of Two

Wine, water, a healthy pour of his favorite bourbon—it all works in this gorgeous handblown short glass from Hudson Wilder. The borosilicate glass makes it more durable than traditional glasses and the shape? Well, it’s just plain sexy.

OluKai slippers



Moloa Slippers

With their soft shearling lining, premium nubuck leather exterior and signature drop-heel design, these might be the only slipper he’ll ever love again. As a bonus, no one would notice if he accidentally left the house in them. (Because that’s guaranteed to happen at least once.)

sleepenvie mattress topper



Trey 3in Cool Gel Foam Topper

If a new mattress isn’t in the budget, the gel-infused memory foam Trey mattress topper from sleepenvie will breathe new life into the one you’re stuck with. At three inches thick, the cool plush layer makes even the most uncomfortable mattresses feel heaven, and hot sleepers rejoice! The cooling gel makes the entire bed feel like the cool side of the pillow. (And while neither of you are getting much sleep these days, how smart is it to gift him something you can also reap the benefits of? Clever one you are!)

paperclip backpack diaper bag



Willow Recycled Ocean Plastic Convertible Backpack Diaper Bag

He might think a diaper in his back pocket and a pack of wipes in the glove box is all he needs for outings with the mini. NOT SO. Help him be prepared and stylish with a diaper bag that’s all his own. Not only does it feature ample storage including a padded laptop compartment and suitcase pass-thru, but it also has an integrated changing station that provides privacy and security with built-in sidewalls (which can easily detach when it’s time to be cleaned.)


the dad hoodie

The Dad Hoodie


The Dad Hoodie

Not convinced on the diaper bag front? That’s fine. Try the Dad Hoodie instead. It’s like what MacGyver would wear if he had to hotwire a car with a paperclip while also carting a tot around. Interior mesh pockets provide a place for everything without adding bulk or necessitating a bag that slows him down.



Pocket Blanket 2.0

Speaking of being ready for anything, Matador’s pocket blanket is a total lifesaver. The water-repellent blanket folds to the size of a credit card so that he’ll always have a clean, dry place to sit and chill. It’s big enough for 2-4 people, providing plenty of space for baby playtime at the park or unplanned stops along the way.


vuori performance jogger



Sunday Performance Jogger

We’ve embraced the jogger and we’re never looking back. That said, no one wants to look like a schlub. The super popular Sunday Joggers from Vuori are the magical intersection of comfy and stylish with a relaxed fit that can go anywhere. (Or nowhere, because that’s how he’s rolling these days, right?)

morphie wireless charge pad



3 in 1 Wireless Charge Pad

Plugging in allll the things takes effort. How about just tossing them on top of this instead? The Mophie 3-in-1 Wireless Charging Pad can juice up his iPhone, Apple watch, and AirPods all at the same time and let’s face it—looks way cooler than that tangle of cords he’s rocking.

manta sleep mask



Sleep Mask

As a new mama, you might marvel at your partner’s ability to slumber peacefully while your adorable and oh-so-hungry bundle wails like a tornado siren. (And by “marvel” I mean “want to throttle.”) But if he’s putting in the work right alongside you and battling sleep deprivation too, the Manta Sleep Mask is about to become his new BFF. The super-soft and customizable construction provides 100% blackout powers without putting pressure on the eyes to optimize sleep no matter what time of day it is.

dadware skin to skin shirt



Bondaroo Skin-to-Skin Shirt

Skin-to-skin snuggles aren’t just for mamas. Spending time against dad’s chest is proven to increase bonding and benefit baby too! The innovative Bondaroo shirt from DadWare makes it easy to slip baby in and out, providing papa and his little some quality time in those early weeks.


ergobaby baby carrier



360 All-Position Baby Carrier

Keep the good times going! The dad-friendly carrier from Ergobaby carries little ones from 12-45 pounds in four ergonomic positions. And with its cool air mesh design and easy to adjust construction, everyone will stay happy and comfortable on the dadventure of the day.

Tile Starter Pack



Starter 2-pack

They call it “mom brain” but we can share the diagnosis with him too. This handy 2-pack of Tiles will keep him from losing track of everything from his wallet to the remote.

vermont wagyu steak

Vermont Wagyu


Flat Iron Steak

As one of the country’s few full-blood Wagyu farms, chances are, he’s never had steak this good. Of course he’s got to cook it himself, but what brings him more joy than preparing the perfect steak? (Ok, I’m generalizing, but still.) Vermont Wagyu ships the finest quality steaks directly from their bucolic Vermont farm to anywhere in the US making the perfect date night at home just a few clicks away.

opove pro max massage gun



M3 Pro Max Massage Gun

He’s been putting in the WORK these days. Help relieve those tense muscles with the top-rated Opove M3 Pro Max Massage Gun. The percussive massage helps muscles recover faster and reduce pain, helping to improve blood flow, range of motion and muscle stiffness. Gift with one caveat—he has to take turns.

Spunky Stork Taco and Taquito Tees

Spunky Stork


Daddy & Me Tees

The acorn to his oak tree. The baby to his papa bear. The taquito to his taco. 😂  Whatever his interests, there’s a Daddy & Me T-shirt from Spunky Stork set to celebrate their father/kiddo bond.

Prices start at $15.

A version of this story was published May 31, 2021. It has been updated.