Support Black Designers and Businesses With These Father’s Day Gifts

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(Bloomberg Businessweek) -- For Father’s Day this year, sharpen up his skills and style with products from black creators and black-owned businesses.

Support Black Designers and Businesses With These Father’s Day Gifts

… Cooking

Karibe two-piece cast-iron skillet
These handsome skillets, arriving in two all-purpose sizes (8- and 10-inch), are nonstick-coated for added versatility. $160

8-inch chef’s knife by Quentin Middleton
A handle carved from black curly maple will give any chef more confidence in the kitchen. $440

Blk & Bold World’s Best Dad steeped coffee care package
Quality coffee gets repacked in tea bags, making for an ultraquick steep-and-go caffeine fix. What’s more, Blk & Bold is donating coffee kits to frontline workers during the pandemic. $22

Jones Bar-B-Q sauce
This tangy-sweet sauce is one secret to the success of the Kansas City, Kan., barbecue joint run by sisters Deborah “Little” and Mary “Shorty” Jones. $19 for three 15-oz. bottles

Herban Farm Super Hot Honey sauce
Dads are gonna grill, right? $10

Support Black Designers and Businesses With These Father’s Day Gifts

… Dressing

Brooklyn Circus varsity jacket
This menswear brand has an online editorial presence highlighting black culture and other designers. It also offers a buyback program for the handsome jackets. $495

Chris Aire Niger Delta rose-gold studs and cuff links
Your dad has probably lost one of his boring old studs over the years. Solve that problem with these flashy rose-gold ones, strung together by a slim rose-gold chain. The cuff links match. $19,450

FlameKeepers Hat Club Duo C&C two-tone fedora
This classic model is handcrafted and made fresh with a unique colorway. $250

Ron Donovan made-to-order Milano monk straps in blue
They’ll fit like gloves for his feet, and you can personalize them for his style, too. $775

Ozwald Boateng handkerchief
After a decade on London’s Savile Row, Boateng opened a shop in New York’s Harlem neighborhood last year. $69

Support Black Designers and Businesses With These Father’s Day Gifts

… Drinking

Loft & Bear vodka
Notes of lemon and vanilla make this small-batch vodka, distilled with California spring water, rich and refreshing. $40

Ten to One rum
A blend of Barbados and Dominican column still rum and Jamaican pot still rum, it’s finished in bourbon casks, which leave notes of banana and baking spices. $49.99

Uncle Nearest 1856 premium aged whiskey
This caramel-and-spice dram is blended in Tennessee from whiskeys aged 8 to 14 years. $65

Calabash Tea & Tonic subscription
A monthly shipment of this famed Washington, D.C., shop’s seasonal immune-boosting products, teas, or herbal infusions is just the thing for an earthy dad these days. $40 per month

Ginjan
A traditional West African beverage made with ginger, cold-pressed pineapple juice, lemons, vanilla, and anise, ginjan is great hot, cold, or in a cocktail. $30 for a six-pack

Support Black Designers and Businesses With These Father’s Day Gifts

… Decorating

Rattlesnake plant from Grounded Plants
Have Dad get his hands dirty with a beautiful, graphic, leafy bush that’s easy to maintain. $30

Blue soapstone bookends
Playful but sensible, these are handcarved by Gusii artisans in western Kenya, then colorfully finished in Nairobi. $48

Stephen Burks traveler chair
A canopied wire chair with soft cushions is the perfect combo of architectural function and comfort. $3,830

Soyful Aromas car diffuser
Want to freshen up Dad’s car but dread those cloying pine tree air fresheners? These lovely essential oils come in a square glass bottle. $10

Support Black Designers and Businesses With These Father’s Day Gifts

… Grooming

Klur Gentle Matter daily moisture cleanser
Two steps in one—cleaning and moisturizing—offer a foolproof, feel-good routine. $40

Plant Apothecary travel-size grooming kit
The cheery labels—such as “Wakey Wakey” and “Start Happy”—on these organic products will pick him up in the morning wherever he uses them, be it at home or (someday) on the road. $35

Support Black Designers and Businesses With These Father’s Day Gifts

… And Getting Out Of Town

Made Leather Co. Voyager backpack in cognac
This Atlanta-based company has its distressed, elegant, vegetable-tanned leather goods handcrafted in Morocco. $310

Zaaf Collection classic weekender bag
Made in Africa, sold out of Washington, D.C., and ready to help Dad take on the world. $562

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