Azurite bottle, $35 (17 oz)
www.swellbottle.com; tel: 844-60- SWELL
Ideal for a gym-loving or outdoorsy dad, this sleek water bottle uses "triple-walled Therma-S'well technology" to keep water ice-cold for up to 24 hours as well as hot drinks hot for up to 12 hours. Made of stainless steel inside and out—with no form of treatment or lining—the bottle is available in three sizes (9 oz, 17 oz and 25 oz) and a wide range of colors, designs, and matte and shiny finishes. You can even personalize the bottle by getting it engraved. And don't worry, there's no metallic taste.
Neal's Yard Remedies
$40 (1.76 fl oz)
This rich moisturizer from the Neal's Yard Remedies men's range is a top pick for the well-groomed dad. The 88 percent organic formula—featuring antioxidant-rich green coffee seed oil and revitalizing essential oils including bergamot, grapefruit and pine needle—is designed to naturally help firm the skin and protect it from signs of aging.
Tealyra Matcha Set
Japanese Matcha Ceremonial Kit, $85
www.tealyra.com; tel: 518-314-0710
He can enjoy the many health benefits of matcha tea and experience a taste of traditional Japanese culture with this top-quality matcha starter kit. Included is a 1.76-oz pouch of 100 percent Japanese ceremony-grade matcha green tea powder, a bamboo matcha whisk (or 'chasen'), a bamboo measuring scoop and a beautiful matcha tea bowl (or 'chawan,' in a choice of three colors), which is just right for one serving of tea.
Healthy Back Bag
Textured Nylon Deep Forest Big Bag, $85
www.ameribag.com; tel: 845-339-1292
Good for your back and stylish too, Healthy Back Bags have a unique teardrop design that distributes weight across the back rather than pulling from one point on the shoulder. They're also made with no rigid parts, allowing the bag to mold to the shape of the body, which, combined with a non-slip strap, encourages good posture. The bags are available in a wide range of sizes, colors, materials and designs, but we love this forest green 'Big Bag,' which is weather resistant and lightweight with a 5-gal capacity—a perfect travel or gym bag.
John Masters Organics
Essential Travel Kit for Hair & Body, $28
Great for a dad who's always on the go, this travel-friendly hair and body kit includes 1.9-oz miniatures of John Masters Organics' Lavender & Rosemary Shampoo, Citrus & Neroli Detangler, Geranium & Grapefruit Body Wash and Geranium & Grapefruit Body Milk, and it comes with a handy zip-up bag to put them in. Like all JMO products, each product in the kit is formulated with all-natural and at least 70 percent organic ingredients.
Hardie Grant Books
I Want to Be Calm by Harriet Griffey, $12.99
Treat a stressed-out dad to this pocket-sized hardback book on how to find calm in your life through mindfulness. Beautifully illustrated throughout, I Want to Be Calm offers practical solutions for managing stress and anxiety, including breathing techniques, visualization exercises and meditation practices. The perfect antidote to modern life.