Father’s Day is coming up quick; Sunday, June 19, to be exact. And for most fathers these days, ties just aren’t as practical as they once were when everyone wore suits to the office (especially since some dads now work from home or out on the job site). So we’ve created a list of ideas for dads that is locally-focused, stylish, and hopefully—along with homemade cards and hugs from the kids—will help show the guys how much we appreciate their everyday efforts.
First up: Ceramic speakers by Portland-based Joey Roth (pictured here) are an elegant marriage of streamlined form and excellent sound. Made of porcelain, cork, and Baltic birch, the speakers connect to all kinds of music players, from computers to iPods, to create a portable music system. $495 for two speakers, and includes a one-year warranty.
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