After a year of living in sweatpants, a bespoke suit will make Dad feel dapper. Donald Carlson of Tweeds Custom Suits makes each of his garments from scratch—from buttons to lining—based on his customers’ unique measurements, resulting in pieces that stand the test of time. 3501 S. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, tweedssuitshop.com
Ah, beer: the ultimate Father's Day gift. At Craft Growlers to Go, you can fill up a 32 oz. or 64 oz. growler with one of 45 beers on tap. Growers are filled right in the taproom, and you can bring them back for refills again and again. It's the gift that keeps on giving.
All Things Must Pass
Got a George Harrison fan in your life? Then here’s the ultimate gift: the 50th anniversary Uber Deluxe edition of All Things Must Pass ($999.98). It comes with everything a Harrison fan could possibly want—a 96-page scrapbook, a book chronicling the making of the album with archival interviews and notes, 1/6-scale replica figurines of Harrison and the gnomes featured on the album cover, and eight LPs and five CD/Blu-Rays housed in an artisan wooden crate. Available Aug. 6; preorder now at georgeharrison.com. (P.S. Did you know Harrison’s sister, Louise, lived in Sarasota for a time?)
The Criterion Collection is known for its meticulous restorations of classic films—think Silence of the Lambs, A Hard Day’s Night and more. The company also releases comprehensive box sets of films that make for great family movie nights. Two of our picks: the 15-set Godzilla: The Showa-Era Films collection (1954-1975, $180) and the newly released, seven-disc World of Wong Kar Wai ($160), featuring films including As Tears Go By and In the Mood for Love. criterion.com
Take a Whiff
Tommy Bahama’s new cologne, Maritime Triumph ($82), just may be the perfect scent for Sarasota—Tommy Bahama says it was inspired by inspired by “the warmth of the sun and the effervescence of the sea.” It’s got notes of bergamot, violet leaf, mandarin, cardamom, cedar leaf, nutmeg, amber and saffron, and the scent is like golden hour got bottled. Tommy Bahama, 300 John Ringling Blvd., Sarasota (941) 388-2888, tommybahama.com
If his idea is fun is a day outdoors, you can't go wrong with a Yeti soft cooler ($299.99). Durable, leak-proof and versatile, it keeps food and drinks cold—including those growlers of beer you got him. Dick's Sporting Goods, 181 N. Cattlemen Road, Sarasota, dickssportinggoods.com
Father's Day is this Sunday, June 20. Give Dad a present he'll love with one of these six picks.