The Love List: Rad Dad

From Jess Graves, the voice behind <a href="http://www.thelovelist.net/">thelovelist.net</a>
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You probably know a dad who’s pretty cool. Lucky for him come Father’s Day, we live in a hub of great menswear—lots of it made right here.

Sid Mashburn

If he’s a 9-to-5 guy, buy him a 1 nice shirt from Sid Mashburn Sid Mashburn gingham shirt, $145, Westside Provisions District, sidmashburn.com

Suit Supply Tie

or a hip 2 “knitte” (that’s what the kids are calling it, Dad), Suitsupply knitted tie, $69, Shops Around Lenox, suitsupply.com

Tie Bar

 

and a city-repping 3 tie barBlock & Hammer ATL tie bar, $19, etsy.com/shop/blockand-hammer

Bonobos

If he’s planning a summer vacation, up his poolside cool with some respectable 4 swim trunksBonobos Laguna board shorts, $85, Buckhead Atlanta, bonobos.com

Clay + Bros. ATL hat

Whether he’s born-and-bred ATL or just a big Braves fan, a 5 hat that touts his city is perfect for off-duty days. Clay + Bros. ATL hat, $50, clayandbros.com

Pocket squareDapper dad? How ’bout a “booze cruise” 6 pocket square for his blue blazer? Southern Proper blue Booze Cruise pocket square, $39.50, southernproper.com

Belfry penny loafers

Downtown dad? Fly (yeah, I said fly) grass-green 7 penny loafers on preorder from new local company Belfry Shoes. Belfry penny loafers, $375, belfryshoes.com
Filson x ShinolaChronically late dad? A nice 8 watch, served with a side of passive-aggression. Filson x Shinola watch, $700, The Fish Hawk, 3095 Peachtree Road, thefishhawk.com
Tod's wallet

And if all else fails, there are always the old standbys: 9 Wallets, Tod’s leather wallet, $365, Buckhead Atlanta, tods.com

Socks

and 10 socks aren’t quite as disappointing to unwrap when they look this good. JL the Brand socks, $26–$28, taigan.com

Photography credits: Gabriela Iancu; Shoes, watch: Caroline C. Kilgore; Trunks: Courtesy of Bonobos; Wallet: Courtesy of Tod’s

This article originally appeared in our June 2015 issue. 

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