Beyond the Necktie: Finding the Perfect Gift for Dad

Every year, Father’s Day comes around and with it the challenge of finding that perfect gift that shows Dad just how much you appreciate him. If you’ve given him one necktie too many (although we have plenty of great options he’d love!) and need a little inspiration, check out some of our team’s favorite items in store that would make for a great Father’s Day gift.

Father's Day Gift Guide (5)

1. Dopp Kit, including:

  • Filson Waterproof Leather Travel Kit ($225)
  • Baxter of California Vitamin Cleansing Bar ($17)
  • Baxter of California Tortoise Pocket Comb ($18)
  • Baxter of California Oil Free Moisturizer ($30)
  • Baxter of California Shower Kit ($35)
  • Dolce & Gabbana ‘Light Blue’ Fragrance ($82)

2. Smathers and Branson Needlepoint Flask ($65) and Keychain ($28.50)

3. Shinola Silver Watch with Navy Face ($800) and Leather Strap Watch with Square Black Face ($675)

4. Filson Small Pullman Overnight Bag ($450)

Stop in today to check out these gifts, and plenty of other ideas for Dad this Father’s Day! Dad will thank you – trust us. 

Get Ready for Summer this Memorial Day!

The unofficial first weekend of summer is here — Memorial Day Weekend! Join us in-store for new styles to refresh your wardrobe for the season, and make sure you’re ready for the hot and humid Charleston summer. Shop t-shirts, swimwear and select sport coats at 20% off all weekend, Friday through Monday! We’ll also be honoring those who have served or are currently serving in our nation’s armed forces with 15% off storewide (excluding shoes) for members of the military Friday through Monday — just present your military ID.

Need a little inspiration? Check out some of our staff’s favorite items in-store to kick off summer, whether you’re looking for something patriotic to celebrate the holiday weekend or a fresh, fun print to wear out on the boat.


Faherty Brand Short Sleeve Printed Button Front Shirts ($168)


Castaway Patriotic Shorts ($98)

Gifts for Grads

It’s that time of year again — happy graduation weekend to all of the graduating high school seniors! Find the perfect gift for your grad at M. Dumas & Sons, including needlepoint pieces from Smathers & Branson that help them show their new college spirit with pride.


Shop sunglass straps, flasks, keychains, koozies, wallets, and belts from Smathers and Branson. We have pieces for Clemson University, University of South Carolina, The Citadel and more. Want to give them a reason to keep in touch after graduation? Pick up a pack of school inspired stationery from Jack Paper Co.


Best of luck to all you grads on your next adventure!