For Father's Day, give Dad a gift that's handsome and a little bit old-fashioned - just like he is. - Caroline Tiger

Doesn't grow on trees

Fathers will either laugh or cry at the clever Gas Money Bank ($16), a piggybank shaped like a '40s-era jerrycan. Available at the Philadelphia Museum of Art Shop, 26th Street and the Parkway.

Get the worm
Newgate's Bubble Alarm Clock ($45) oozes retro style. Available at Petulia's Folly, 1710-12 Sansom St., and

Stay tuned
The Crosley Archive Portable USB Turntable ($140) looks old-school but comes with software that lets Dad (or his computer-savvy helper) transfer his LPs onto an MP3 player. Available at Urban Outfitters, 1627 Walnut St., and

Whiff of wax
Give your father a candle that smells like dads are supposed to smell: The No. 24 KOBO Candle ($34) burns the scent of smoke, leather, and oak moss for up to 80 hours.

Not just a pretty case
Everything about the Vers iPhone Shellcase ($40) in bamboo is eco-friendly, from the locally harvested wood to the recycled paper packaging. Available at

Just add opponent
Leave Guitar Hero to the kids. Dad knows the real fun is in Dining Table Ping Pong ($29.95), a kit that includes everything he needs for a rousing match. Available at

Get hoppy
Replace your father's clunky steins with the Beer Classics Connoisseur Kit's ($49) four glasses for four types of beer: Tall Pilsner, Lager, Stemmed Pilsner, and Wheat. Available at