Letter J Chelsea | Father’s Day Gift Guide

Letter J Chelsea Menswear Boutique | New York City

Father’s Day is in less than two weeks, so I’ve begun gift shopping. I prefer not to leave it until the last minute! Letter J Chelsea is a menswear boutique that recently opened in Chelsea, and Jason Somerfeld (Letter J’s owner) graciously granted me an interview.

I am seated comfortably in a modern-styled chair in Letter J Chelsea. The afternoon sun is bright and light streams through floor-to-ceiling front windows. On my right is a streamlined bookshelf filled with all sorts of interesting publications. To my left is the store, a surprisingly large, airy space. I am listening to Jason tell me about his career and what brought him to where he is today.

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Father’s Day Gift Guide 2013 | Lifestyle

My father likes grilling, barware, and vacationing (or at least pretending to be on vacation) so I present to you the Father’s Day Gift Guide for the master-of-the-grill, mixologist extraordinaire, perpetual-vacationer kind of dad. If this sounds like your dad then you might see something that he’d like, too.

father's day gift guide

Hit & Miss Limited Steel arrow wall sign steampunk light, $125 STEWART/STAND Silver Passport Sleeve Hobie Malibu sunglasses, $70 Outdoor Gourmet Cedar Grilling Planks, $15.99 The Old Fashioned, $13.55 The Old Fashioned, $13.55 Sagaform Rocking Whiskey Glasses, $19.99 (set of six) Williams-Sonoma Basting Sauce Pot and Brush, $36