j. crew sweater

Rugged cotton sweater for looking good while lounging, $40 (on sale).

saxelby cheese

A cheese plate featuring the three winners of the American Cheese Society competition, $55.

Obama memoir

Barack Obama’s stirring memoir, $41.

hay rainbow tray

A rainbow catch-all for the coins, bills and keys he scatters on his dresser every evening. $12.


HyperChiller, $36, to cool his drink right away. All you do is pop it in your freezer, put your glass inside and one minute later you’ll have the coolest cold brew/wine/iced tea ever. Genius.

the rounds cheese cookies

Cheese cookies, $45 for 35 pieces, to snack on while watching The Crown. Think: Cheddar Chive, Gruyere Date and Parmesan Olive.

gray whale gin

Gray Whale Gin, $40, small-batch gin from California inspired by the migratory path of the Gray Whale. (Alex is a fan.)

Family photos printed in 3-D because he loves nothing more than those smiling faces. $35 for 10.

nytimes puzzle

New York Times front page puzzle, $50, for whichever date you’d like — say, his birthday, or the Biden/Harris win?

onegoal donation

A donation in his name to OneGoal, an amazing organization that mentors low-income students in the U.S., helping them graduate high school and succeed in college.

P.S. The 2018 gift guide for dads, the 2019 gift guide for dads and the 2020 gift guide so far.

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