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Stuff to Get Your Parents That’s on Sale This Weekend

For the dad who just got really into Facebook recipe videos or the mom who’s more outdoorsy than you.

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A plaid shirt and a pair of boots Photos L-R: J.Crew, Ugg

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What do you get the people who dealt with you through that obnoxious phase you had when you were two, and then again when you were seven, and then again between the ages of 12 through roughly 19, and well into your current level of adult obnoxiousness?

Perhaps no single item, no matter how expensive, could make up for all that. But the least you could do this holiday season is to give a gift that helps your parents modernize their athleisure collection. Below, some of the best mom- or dad-friendly items from this weekend’s Black Friday sales.

For the Parent Who’s Always Freezing

Lane Bryant Chevron Wrap, $41.97 (was $69.95)

For the Parent Who Just Discovered Facebook Recipe Videos

William Sonoma Holiday Plaid Apron, $27.96 (was $34.95)

For the Outdoors(wo)man Parent

Patagonia Re-Tool Snap-T Fleece Pullover, $83-$119 (all proceeds benefit grassroots environmental organizations)

For the Parent Who Isn’t Really an Outdoors(wo)man But Loves the #Aesthetic Anyway

J.Crew Slim Cotton-Wool Elbow Patch Shirt, $58.80 with code HOLIDAY (was $98)

For the Parent Whose Makeup Collection Could Use a 2016 Upgrade

Milk Makeup Headliner Set, $25 ($30 value)

For the Parent With the Incredibly Smelly Dog

Ralph Lauren Garden Candle, $34.99 (was $60)

For the Parent Who Just Wants a Tie, Thanks

Dunhill 8 cm Polka Dot Tie, $105 (was $150)

For the Parent Who’s Ready for Next-Level Uggs

Ugg Kendi Boots, $269.99 (was $390)

For the Parent Who Rolls With a Very Fashionable Yoga Crew

Athleta Crossback CYA Sweatshirt, $71.20 with code BOOST (was $89)

For the Parent Who’s Experimenting with a New Hairdo

Baxter of California Hair 123 Gift Set, $41.25 with code GIFTS25 (was $55)

For the Parent Who Likes Their Utilitarian Workwear in Highly Impractical Fabrics

Levi’s Sherpa Trucker Jacket in Camel Suede, $374.88 with code HOLIDAY40 (was $468)

For the Parent That Has to Go to a Meeting Like, Now

Cambridge Satchel Co. 11-inch Batchel, $180 (was $225)


Watch: The History of Black Friday