Thoughtful Leather Gifts for Dad: The Only Guide You’ll Ever Need

leather gifts for dad

“A good father is one of the most unsung, unpraised, unnoticed, and yet one of the most valuable assets in our society.”

Billy Graham

Your dad doesn’t need to remain unpraised or unsung, you can celebrate him today and every day with beautiful leather gifts that’ll make his life easier and express your appreciation of him.

But now comes the hard part; what do you get for this super special man? 

I understand the struggle, so I've compiled a list of heirloom-quality leather items that will make your father feel loved and appreciated.

It includes everyone’s favorite leather goods, ranging from wallets and belts to travel essentials and tech accessories.

I don’t recommend just any leather gifts. My suggestions only include the best, high-quality Horween full-grain leather gifts, and there are several reasons for that:

  • Horween leather is heirloom quality, meaning it’s durable and will last a lifetime.
  • It develops a rich patina, which gives the items character and individuality.
  • It comes in unique natural colors that work with all personal styles.
  • Hand stitching adds beautiful details to leather goods and makes them last longer without unraveling.

1 - Heritage-Quality, Functional Leather Wallets

A wallet is one of those items you can’t do without. Your dad will truly appreciate a heritage-quality leather wallet to securely house his cards and cash while boasting a rich sense of style and elegance.

Popov Leather offers a wide variety of functional leather wallets that will fit any pocket profile and personal style.

Our wallets are made from full-grain Horween leather, which will last a few lifetimes—don’t be surprised if he passes it down to your little man one day.

Our wallets have burnished and polished edges and are hand-sewn using Tiger thread to ensure they never fall apart.

To make this gift even more special, engrave his name or initials on the wallet. We use laser engraving, so the lettering is crisp, clear, and will never fade. 

Check out the options below to see if you can find something that suits your dad’s style and pocket profile.

Traditional Wallet in English Tan color

Traditional Wallet - English Tan

  • Minimalist billfold design
  • Allows quick access to cash and cards
  • 6 card slots

Trifold wallet in Heritage Brown color

Leather Trifold Wallet - Horween Heritage Brown

  • 4 deep pockets and a flip-out ID window
  • Can be carried in the front or back pockets
  • Holds up to 20 bills

5 Card Wallet in Natural

5 Card Wallet - Natural

  • Has a front-pocket for a go-to card
  • Holds up to 5 cards
  • Carries up to 10 folded bills

Money Clip Wallet in Black

Money Clip Wallet in Black

  • Minimalist design that fits perfectly in front pocket
  • An antique brass spring to hold bills
  • Holds up to 8 cards and 10 bills

Long Leather Wallet in English Tan

Long Wallet - English Tan

  • Has room for at least 16 cards and 2 cash pockets
  • Comes with a detachable 12” solid brass chain
  • Has a snap button to keep it closed

Leather Coin Wallet in Black

Coin Wallet - Heritage Brown

  • Minimalist, light, and comfortable
  • The pouch securely snaps shut to keep your coins inside
  • Has 1 card slot in addition to the snap pouch

2 - Hearty Handcrafted Leather Belts

Belts are unsung heroes, just like dads. They literally hold a man's life together. 

They’re also classic accessories that give one a refined look. For these reasons, they make perfect gifts for dads, especially on days like their birthday, Father’s Day, and Christmas.

Real full-grain leather belts boast comfort while offering a lot of wear and elevating any outfit. 

They also develop a beautiful patina that boasts character and individuality while softening with every wear.

Olive Leather Belt
​Full-grain Wickett & Craig leather​

Popov Leather offers a variety of full-grain leather belts in various colors, including shades of brown, black, and olive. Our rugged belts also:

  • Have burnished and polished edges that give them a subtle yet refined look
  • Have a solid brass buckle and rivets to hold the belt in place
  • Have seven holes that you can use to secure the belt
  • Come in a classic 1.5” width that fits standard belt loops on any pair of jeans

Our belts offer the versatility to be worn with both chinos and jeans. Pops will find himself reaching for his gifted leather belt on every occasion, both formal and casual.

snug fit to protect the tablet from scratches

3 - Cool Leather Cases for Their Apple Devices

If your dad is tech-savvy, you can’t go wrong by helping him protect his favorite Apple tech devices

The secret to getting this one right is knowing what his favorite gadget is, whether that’s his iPhone or iPad, and getting him a case or a sleeve, respectively. 

An iPhone case made with high-quality Horween leather and polycarbonate features raised ridges to protect every edge of the phone and its cameras too. Popov Leather iPhone cases are also MagSafe compatible, so they support wireless charging.

An iPad Sleeve will make it much easier and more secure for him to carry his iPad (or any other tablet) around. The minimalist sleeve is soft to touch and has a snug fit to protect the tablet from scratches and dings. It also has a front pocket for additional storage.

If he likes to know where his keys or wallet are at all times, then a leather AirTag case will give you bragging rights among your siblings as it will help him secure his tiny tracking gadget.

Apple AirTag Case in English Tan

AirTag Case - English Tan

“The Popov Leather AirTag case is fantastic. High quality leather and outstanding craftsmanship mark this as a true bargain.” - Paul S

Leather iPad Sleeve in Natural color

iPad Sleeve - Natural Small

“It's soft, floppy, smells divine, and does a great job of protecting my iPad from scratches and bumps and bruises.” - Dustin Hess

iPhone 13 Leather Phone Case in Heritage Brown

Leather iPhone 13 Case - Heritage Brown

“The case is nice and flexible without being flimsy - the buttons all work with ease … wraps around the phone enough to provide proper protection from drops or accidental damage.” - Amanda Euerby

securely and conveniently carry his passport

4 - Contain All His Travel Needs

The durability and sturdiness of leather goods make them perfect travel companions. You can help your dad travel in style and without worry by getting him a leather gift that secures and protects his essential travel items.

Check out the options below for gifts that will help him securely and conveniently carry his passport and cards, toiletries, sunglasses, pens, and pocket knives.

Heritage Brown Leather Sunglasses Case

Sunglasses Case - Heritage Brown

  • Fits any size of glasses or shades up to 2.5" high x 5.5" wide 
  • Secure magnetic snap 
  • The front is double-walled to enhance rigidity and protection

Black Leather Toiletry Bag

Leather Toiletry Bag - Black

  • Can fit all the items pictured 
  • Has a strong brass zipper with two tabs for opening 
  • Measures 8.5" x 4" x 4.5"

Natural Leather Passport Cover

Leather Passport Cover - Heritage Brown

  • Fits any passport nationality 
  • Can carry up to 2 passports, making it convenient for family travels 
  • Accommodates any currency and up to 6 cards

Heritage Brown Leather EDC Pocket Armor

Leather EDC Pocket Armor - Heritage Brown

  • Measures 4.25" x 2.75" 
  • Accommodates most pocket-sized pens and popular pocket knives 
  • No snaps for easy access

Warm Your Pop’s Heart With Popov Leather Goods

It’s an undeniable fact that high-quality leather gifts hold a lot of sentimental value. Giving any of these gifts to your dad will warm his heart and make him feel loved and appreciated.

Popov Leather ensures you get your dad something he’ll enjoy for many years and even be glad to pass down.

Every leather item from Popov Leather is made from USA full-grain Horween leather, hand-sewn with Tiger thread, and comes with a lifetime warranty. The warranty covers the repair or replacement plus shipping costs of damages that occur as a result of fault in our materials or craftsmanship.

Order a precious leather gift for your dad today from the list above, or browse our collections for other options, including leather care kits, coasters, dog collars and leashes, and journal covers.

Written by Ryan Popoff

Ryan Popoff is the creative mind behind Popov Leather wallets, iPhone cases, belts, watch bands and journals since 2013. With a Bachelor Degree in Fine Arts, my leatherworking journey began at home. I wanted to create a simple leather wallet that could fit into my front pocket and — to my delight — it was a hit with family and friends. Hopefully you love our honest, quality leather goods too! Reach out with questions.

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