Modernize the Classics With Our Father's Day Gift Guide - Chitown Fashionista

10 June 2012 / By Gabriel Charles Tyler

Modernize the Classics With Our Father’s Day Gift Guide


As Father’s Day quickly approaches, millions of Americans are losing their minds trying to find the perfect gift for their fathers, uncles, brothers, granddads, husbands and other men who represent father figures in their lives. Fathers somehow get the short end of the stick out of all the Hallmark holidays — it always seems easier to buy for Mom than it is for Dad.

To help you narrow down the possible gifts for the special man in your life this Father’s Day, we, at ChiTown Fashionista, put together a list of 10 items at various price points that will surely transform Dad’s age-old staples into his contemporary must-haves.

See what 10 items made our list below.


Click the links below to get your hands on some of these unique finds:

The Linden | Plank | $100.00

L’Homme Eau de Toilette | Yves Saint Laurent, Neiman Marcus | $59.00 2.0 oz., $77.00 3.0 oz.

WFTS 24.6 Black Tea Sunglasses | Shrine Haberdashers | $195.00

Black Coleman Quick Pack Grill | Target | $46.59

The Man | HALO [FOR MEN] | $45.00

The New Dad’s Survival Guide: Man-to-Man Advice for First-time Fathers | Barnes & Noble | $9.98 Paperback, $8.99 NOOK Book

Black Dress Rectangle Stainless Steel Watch | Fossil | $115.00

Man Town | Yankee Candle, Man Candles Collection | $27.00

The Albany | Herds of Fathers, the Old Raritan Collection | $250.00

2 Shopping Passes | Dose Market | $16.00


What are you getting the special man in your life for Father’s Day?

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About The Author

Gabriel Charles Tyler

Gabriel Charles Tyler is a journalist, fashion blogger, consultant and Chicago native. A recent graduate of DePaul University, where he majored in journalism, Gabriel has developed a methodological approach to finding stories in the most obscure places. This budding journalist is looking to make his mark on the world through news writing, with a focus on cultural and social issues, race and religion. He has been published in a number of print and digital publications, including The DePaulia, CS Modern Luxury, NS Modern Luxury, CS Brides, Time Out Chicago, The Red Line Project, CY Magazine and R. Legacy. Among his many positions, this young journalist currently serves as the Editor-at-Large of R. Legacy. He is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists, as well as a Fohr Card verified blogger.

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  1. Andrea says:

    Nice gift ideas for dad Gabriel. If I were to gift, I’d get the special man in my life private dining after a day of golfing.


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