Find the Perfect Gift for Dad — Courtesy of Contributor Elisabeth Collazos! #FathersDay #guestblogger

Contributor Elisabeth Collazos shares some fabulous ideas for Father’s Day gifts. She has scoured high and low for some great items that will work for any dad (at any time of year). Her taste is superb and she knows what men like -(and don’t like)- and how to find the most interesting items to gift men!

What to get Dad for Father’s Day? That is the question and I have some creative answers in my Father’s Day Gift Guide. Stop with the ties and the generic gift cards and get original and creative. Here are my picks:

Modify Watches:
Modify Dad with a statement watch. (www.modify.com) These watches are not your ordinary Father’s Day watches. With watches from Modify you cannot go wrong. Whether your Dad is conservative, trendy or a bit in between, Modify has the watch for Dad. The watch faces are removable so that you can mix-and-match faces and straps of all styles from your Modify collection. The strap is made from a soft, comfortable silicone material; the face is made from a scratch-resistant polycarbonate and stainless steel. They are also extremely reasonable in price ranging from $40 to $60.00
http://modifywatches.com/

1. Stay fresh with The Fresh Mint Watch in a Slate Grey Strap comes with one Fresh Mint Watch and one Slate Grey Strap.
Slate + Mint:

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Strap: http://modifywatches.com/collections/summer-2015/products/slate-grey-strap

Face: http://modifywatches.com/collections/watch-faces/products/fresh-mint-watch

2)The Blue Paisley Watch in a Deep Green Strap comes with one Blue Paisley Watch and one Deep Green Strap.

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Blue Paisley Watch Face: http://modifywatches.com/products/blue-paisley-watch
Dark Green Strap: http://modifywatches.com/products/deep-green-strap

3) The Seabed Watch in a SF Orange Strap comes with one Seabed Watch and one SF Orange Strap.

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Seabed Blue Face: http://modifywatches.com/products/seabed-watch
San Francisco Orange Strap http://modifywatches.com/products/sf-orange-strap

Kenneth Cole
If Dad is a bit of a techie, you must take a look at Kenneth Cole Connect. They offer tech-trendy gifts at an affordable price with their sophisticated line of smart watches for $165 and less and boasts 12 versatile unisex styles — from a sleek stainless steel bracelet to bold pops of color — so there really is something for everyone. Kenneth Cole Connect smart watches allow you to “Be Smart With Your Time” by staying discreetly connected with alerts that go straight to your wrist. With Kenneth Cole Connect, this Father’s Day you can take a memorable family selfie — no matter how big your brood — with the ability to take selfies longer than your arm (like a selfie stick)!

If you decide to go with leather, a classic style or sleek stainless steel, Dad will love looking at the time.

1.Stainless steel with blue dial watch $95

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2 Kenneth Cole New York Connect Smart Watch with Red Case –$135

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This watch is contemporary and cool, crafted with a rubber-sprayed case and stainless steel bezel and finished with a negative display dial.

3. Kenneth Cole New York Silver Watch with Grey Dial and Brown Croco-Leather Strap $95

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This timeless watch is crafted in stainless steel with a sleek grey dial and rose gold accents, and is finished with a handsome croco-embossed leather strap.

The smart watches start at $135 and are available at your local Macy’s, Dillard’s, Lord & Taylor, Belk and Bon Ton, as well as online. (www.kennethcole.com).

If technology isn’t his thing, Ted Baker Watches offer an array of unique yet practical styles that Dad will enjoy wearing. Stylish and contemporary, Ted Baker watches strive to bring to America that classic British flair. The Men’s Spring/Summer 2015 collections vary from the sleek Smart Casual to the chronograph-filled Sport to the elegant Dress Sport. Of course, one can never go wrong with Ted Baker. (www.tedbaker.com).
Check out the watches below with their round faces, sub dial leather straps with contrast and the classic, steel bracelet and contrast stitching to chain link bracelets.

1. Ted Baker Watches: YOSEMIT -Round face watch- silver metal bracelet and blue face. $210

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Ted’s stainless steel watch with a rich blue face and subtle date display is a refined touch for complete sartorial confidence the second you put it on.

2. Ted Baker Brunoli – Round Face Watch with Tan Leather Ban-$165

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With its classic color combination and duo of sub dials, Ted’s stainless steel and leather watch is one that stands the test of time – ideal for polishing off a put-together day look.

3. Ted Baker -Round Face Watch with leather strap- $155

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Dial up your smart looks with Ted’s sleek watch. His stainless steel style with colored hands, two sub dials and a leather strap sets the pace for polished accessories.

Jewelry for Dad (Otherwise known as “put a ring on it”)
Designed for the modern man, Triton is the ultimate jewelry collection that fuses inspired artistry, innovative engineering, and contemporary metals to create bold statements. Their jewelry consists of craftsmanship and uncompromising attention to detail because it’s the details that make the man. The Triton rings present strength, style and scratch-resistant pieces. Check out (www.triton.com) for other styles and ting prices. There is nothing sexier than a modern and bold ring on a man.
http://tritonjewelry.com (Having trouble finding the ring you are looking at? Search by style number!)

1) 8MM White Tungsten Carbide Flat Comfort Fit Band W/Brush Center Yellow Rims style # 11-5252YHC

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http://www.tritonjewelry.com/white-tungsten.shtml $355

2)8MM Comfort Fit White Tungsten All Around Black Sapphire Band style # 22-5733HC100

22-5733HC100-G_ANGLE $605

3) Comfort Fit Black Tungsten All Around Black Sapphire Band style # 22-5733BC100 $605

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8MM Comfort Fit Black Tungsten All Around Black Sapphire Band

Soothe Dad
This is a genius idea. Many men might not admit that they love massages, but they do especially when the massage comes to you. Kids, work stress – it all adds up. I think that my husband would marry me again if I purchased this for him.

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Founder and entrepreneur, Merlin Kaufman, explains: “Soothe brings the spa to you, our trained and sought after therapists deliver spa-quality treatments – often within one hour’s notice. Soothe’s easy-to-use online service and mobile app connects customers to a network of over 1000 highly skilled, licensed and insured Soothe massage therapists to travel to a destination and deliver a much-needed massage to tired, sore aching muscles and joints. They offer Swedish, Deep Tissue or Sports massages. They offer couple massages as well. Prices are reasonable and range from $99 (60 minute) to $169.00 (120 minutes). This is a must purchase!

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http://soothe.com
https://www.facebook.com/soothe

Lastly, Dads do a lot and deserve to be celebrated (in style of course). They love this day so help make it a good one for them. Happy Father’s Day to all of you!

Elisabeth Collazos is a writer on all things style. You can trust her taste and her fashion acumen! She will be contributing to LA-Story.com as she finds interesting style topics or products to share!

Bio: A woman who loves fashion and style, especially designers with an edge.

I celebrate independent fashion, floral and jewelry designers. Style is what you make it. Over the past years I have had the incredible opportunity to meet so many talented artists and designers. Their designs could not be more different; their passion is unwavering. Stay inspired!

Elisabeth Collazos blog: elisabethkatiestyle.com
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Our gratitude and appreciation to Elisabeth Collazos for diving into Father’s Day. Honestly, it’s a baptism by fire!

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