THE FATHER’S DAY FRAGRANCE GIFT GUIDE
Want to treat Dad to a fabulous new fragrance? We’ve tried & tested, spritzed and sprayed to bring you the best Dad-worthy edit.
ROGER & GALLET JEAN MARIE EAU DE COLOGNE
A true authentic Italian scent, this combines the fresh fragrance of a garden with lemon and orange tree aromas for a summertime pick-me-up.
£32 for 100ml, http://www.marksandspencer.com/www.marksandspencer.com
DOLCE & GABBANA THE ONE EAU DE PARFUM
This sophisticated number has top notes of coriander and grapefruit, along with a heart of ginger, cardamom and sweet orange blossom. It’s finished off with a warm base of tobacco, amber and cedarwood.
£73 for 100ml, www.harrods.com
KORRES SAFFRON AMBER CARDAMOM EAU DE TOILETTE
Using simple but effective scents, this alluring fragrance blends together saffron, agarwood and cardamom for an irresistible finish.
JEAN PAUL GAULTIER LE MALE EAU FRAICHE POPEYE
Any man is bound to love the Popyeye emblazoned bottle from this classic scent. And it smells just as good, piling in neroli,, mint and sage with the likes of vanilla, tonka bean and sandalwood.
£54 for 125ml, www.theperfumeshop.com
YSL L’HOMME ULTIME
YSL is a sure winner in the fragrance department and this is the perfect treat for any dad. Their new scent uses damask rose with sage for a woody-aromatic finish.
£70 for 100ml, www.feelunique.com
SALVATORE FERRAGAMO ACQUA ESSENZIALE BLU
A truly tropical scent that’s ideal for summer. Opening with top notes of green cardamom and lemon, it follows into a heart of lavender, cypriol and atlas cedarwood, while at the base there’s tonka bean and patchouli.
CARVEN L’EAU INTENSE
Starting off with notes of mint, Italian lemon and grapefruit, this fresh fragrance then follows into a heart of birch leaves and lavender. Meanwhile at the base, ginger, cardamom and cedarwood are combined.
£35 for 30ml, www.selfridges.com
TRUSSARDI UOMO EDT
This Italian number uses lavender and basil, which are combined with a heart of rose, bay leaf and cinnamon. At the base, there’s patchouli, Tonka bean and leather for an aromatic finish.
£74.50 for 100ml, www.houseoffraser.co.uk
CLINIQUE HAPPY FOR MEN
A Clinique classic, this refreshing scent is guaranteed to be popular with any man thanks to its cool, crisp, citrus aroma.
£36 for 50ml, www.clinique.co.uk
PACO RABANNE INVICTUS AQUA
Perfect for sporty dads, this scent was inspired by the athletic spirit. This energizing fragrance blends together violet leaves, pink pepper and marine.
£35.99 for 50ml. www.fragrancedirect.co.uk
DUNHILL ICON ABSOLUTE
Encased in a bold gold bottle, this opens up with the combo of bergamot and black pepper, before following in to a heart of black rose and Egyptian jasmine. Not stopping there, at the base is tobacco leaves and Tuscan leather.
£90 for 100ml, www.harrods.com
ABERCROMBIE & FITCH FIRST INSTINCT
This modern scent uses electronic gin and tonic at the start, along with a heart of Szechuan pepper and violet leaves. Finally, this spicy blend is finished with a base of warm amber and suede musk.
£42 for 50ml, www.theperfumeshop.com
FERRARI MAN IN RED
Proving it can do scent just as well as cars, Ferrari’s fruity fragrance uses golden plum, red apple and orange blossom, which is paired with cardamom and tonka for a spicy warm finish.
CRABTREE & EVELYN LEATHER MUSK COLOGNE
A sophisticated scent, this combines patchouli and vetiver with uplifting lemon and leather. The results? An alluring and smooth fragrance.
£30 for 100ml, www.crabtree-evelyn.co.uk
JIMMY CHOO MAN
With a campaign fronted by Games Of Thrones’ Kit Harrington, this gorgeous scent is a great gift. Kicking off with a lavender and mandarin blend, it follows into a heart of pink pepper and geranium, along with a base of patchouli and suede.
£29 for 30ml, www.theperfumeshop.com
ISSEY MIYAKE L’EAU D’ISSEY
This is a vibrant, masculine number that has top notes of coriander, mandarin and fresh verbena, along with a heart of saffron, cinnamon and lily. At the base, musk, Indian sandalwood and vetiver are all used.
£33 for 40ml, www.theperfumeshop.com
JOHN VARVATOS ARTISAN BLU
Ideal for summer and inspired by the Mediterranean, this fragrance features the likes of bergamot, bitter, orange blossom, patchouli and basil.
£44 for 75ml, www.debenhams.com
PARFUMS DE MARLY PEGASUS SPRAY
For a luxurious gift, we recommend this beauty, which begins with thyme, spicy saffron and cypress and follows into a heart of rose and jasmine. At the base, it uses cedar wood, vetiver and vanilla.
£160 for 125ml, www.selfridges.com
RITUALS SULTAN DE MUSCAT
Inspired by oriental travels; this evocative scent piles in patchouli, leather and dark woods for a smoky, masculine finish.
£39 for 50ml, www.uk.rituals.com