Stuff We Love: 6 Great Gifts for Father’s Day
Hook dad up with some vintage typewriter cufflinks or a portable charcoal grill.
Add a vintage touch to a formal occasion with these typewriter cufflinks [$26] from Rag Trader Vintage Reborn. Mix and match letters and symbols for a personal set.
Available at Pageboy Salon & Boutique, 3613 Butler St., Lawrenceville; 412/224-2294, pageboypgh.com, ragtradervintage.com
Geoffrey Beene specializes in gifts that give back, including these silk ties [$55 each]. All of the company’s net profits fund research through the Geoffrey Beene Cancer Research Center at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.
Available at Macy’s, several area locations; macys.com
Give dad a flat-top wallet [$65] to add an air of sophistication in his daily life. It’s made of Horween Chromexcel leather and hand-cut, stitched and finished by Pittsburgh-based Homestead Supply Co.
Available at Mid-Atlantic Mercantile, 4415 Butler St., Lawrenceville; 412/965-4095, mid-atlanticmercantile.com, homesteadsupplycompany.com
Want to watch movies or display presentations from anywhere? The 85-Lumen pocket-sized HD projector [$299.99] can adapt to smartphones, laptops, cameras and even gaming consoles, projecting an 80-inch diagonal image.
Available at Brookstone, several area locations; brookstone.com
This folding portable charcoal grill [$49.95] works well for small cookouts in the backyard or while on vacation, and it comes with its own carry bag.
Available at Crate & Barrel, Ross Park Mall, 1000 Ross Park Mall Drive, Ross Township; 412/630-8001, crateandbarrel.com
This 5-liter aging barrel [$125] holds seven bottles of whiskey, gin or rum; 2-liter barrels [$75] hold two bottles, and customized barrels are also available. The small size speeds up the aging process, allowing you to enjoy your drink all the more quickly.
Available at Wigle Whiskey, 2401 Smallman St., Strip District; 412/224-2827, wiglewhiskey.com