Haute Top 5: Father’s Day Gifts for the Discriminating Gentleman

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1 Pioneer AVH-3300NEX

Is your dad a classic car enthusiast with modern technology tastes? If so, Pioneer's new auto interface is the best gift he can hope for on the market. For the first time ever, classic cars will be able to receive upgraded technology incorporating Apple CarPlay and Android Auto. The units feature a redesigned, simple-to-use interface and compatibility with popular automotive specific smartphone interfaces and additional apps such as and Waze, plus entertainment options such as Bluetooth music streaming and hands-free calling, Spotify and Pandora. For 2017, the new NEX models have been engineered with an optimized PCB layout for audio signal integrity and a number of audiophile-grade components to deliver a premium audio listening experience. Additionally, they're pretty awesome to look at Each display in the NEX receiver lineup is built with a clear resistive touchscreen and 24-bit true color LCD panel, making it more responsive than traditional resistive touchscreens, with increased color depth for brighter colors and more vibrant images.

2 This Is Ground Venture Backpack with Wifi

Whether dad is traveling or just needs a stylish everyday bag, the Venture backpack by This Is Ground will suit his every need...and then some. The Venture is built to straddle the lines between technology and adventure as well as work and play. In addition to being beautifully made—its crafted of soft, rugged vegetable tanned Italian leather—it's a techie's dream thanks to Tile tracking, ensuring it will never get lost for long, as well as—yes, you're going to hear this right—built in Wi-Fi making your bag the hottest spot of all. The bag also features microfiber lining, is light to carry, has a seam on its straps for comfort and padded backing. Plus, it looks pretty dope. Are we right or are we right?
$799 + $175 Wifi

3 Casa Noble Alta Belleza

Spoil Dad with the limited edition Casa Noble Alta Belleza Tequila, the first $1,200 bottle of tequila in the Coleccion Del Fundador. While he may never open this super expensive bottle and might decide to have it as a permanent part of his rarities collection, should he decide to imbibe, the Alta Belleza has aromas of green apple an spice that complements its additional notes of cinnamon, toasted almost and sweet cooked agave.

4 Tern Vektron

What better gift for the Venice Beach dad than Tern's foldable Vektron electric bike? This Bosch-driven bike resizes in seconds to fit riders 147 – 195 cm (4’10” – 6’5”) so a single bike can be shared by the family, stores under a desk for convenient theft protection—there's no need to bring a heavy lock—and can be stashed in the trunk of a car for weekend getaways. Additionally, the bike hasT-Tuned™ geometry for a full-sized ride and comfort and a Valo lighting system, with 150 lumens of power, for 24-hour visibility. Your dad will dig it.

5 Delsey Chatelet Hard Suitcase

We love the chic, elegant lines of this tech-savvy suitcase from Parisian brand Delsey, which has everything your traveler-loving pops might want in a bag. This particular suitcase has a unique brake system which locks its two front wheels to prevent the bag from rolling away; a recessed, integrated TSA-accepted lock and zip; Securitech technology for maximum security; silent running double spinner wheels for superior maneuverability; a deluxe interior featuring removable hanger and laundry and shoe bags; two full packing compartments with tie-down straps and a zippered divider; and even a tracking plate on the back of the luggage in the event it gets lost. It's truly the bag that thinks of everything.
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