Finding the right gift for your dad this Father’s Day can be a tough one especially when you’re spending it far away from your loved ones this year. Though we can’t treat our dads to that trip you’ve been saving up on to surprise him with, you can still treat him with a thoughtful and foolproof gift that he will surely love. Enter fragrances for men.
It has always been a highly sought-after gift for anyone because it doesn’t just smell good, but it also brings back memories of a certain place or time that hold a special place in the hearts of many. Whether you’re looking for a woody or musky number, here are some fragrances that you can give to your dad this Father’s Day.
1. Mr. Burberry
Inspired by London and the brand’s iconic black trench Coat, Mr. Burberry is a scent tailored for the dad who spends hours cooped up at work. The masculine fragrance is a classic, yet contemporary creation that opens with zesty accords of grapefruit, cardamom and tarragon, wrapped around notes of birch leaf, nutmeg oil, and cedar, as well as base notes of earthy vetiver and smokey guaiac wood. As a result, the captivating fragrance offers a sophisticated scent that’s perfect for the dad who’s always about business.
Mr.Burberry Eau de Toilette ($149; 100ml). Available on Sephora.sg.
2. CK Everyone
This clean fragrance is described as the one for the dad who’s also your best friend. A bold statement that’s perfect for everyday wear, this comforting and fresh vetiver comprises of zesty organic orange oil, blue tea accord and a vibrant cedarwood base, which comes packaged in the brand’s iconic glass bottle — honouring its purity and simplicity. An uplifting scent that’s sure to brighten anyone’s day.
CK Everyone ($93; 100ml). Available on Zalora.
3. Gucci Guilty Pour Homme
Gucci created yet another rich, and unique fragrance for the man in the room. Intensified with heady notes of Chilli Pepper, clashing with soothing fresh Rose, this olfactory takes centre stage with its mysterious and unconventional blend of notes. Despite it being a reinterpretation of the original signature, the scent still maintains strong accents at the base with Patchouli and Cedarwood. Again, a classy perfume, this one’s meant for an evening do.
Gucci Guilty Pour Homme Eau Da Parfum ($179; 90ml). Available on Sephora.sg.
4. Bvlgari Man in Black
Your dad’s charming and always impeccably groomed — but what gift could match someone who’s this debonair? For a fragrance that matches his level of sophistication, peep Bvlgari’s Man in Black. Infused with daring raw ingredients, this non-oriental signature opens with accords of natural rum and luminous spices, which develops into an unexpected masculine floral heart before culminating in the intense and enveloping tones of woods. An alluring scent that will quickly become his go-to cologne.
5. Maison 21G Tobacco and Sage
For the dad who loves indulging in a glass of whiskey in the evenings. Enter Maison 21G’s Tobacco and Sage. Inspired by whisky barrels and exotic spices, the fragrance features a blend of Tobacco blended with the herbaceous, yet woody, even ambery notes of Sage and a touch of natural Oakwood. All you need is a spritz of this timeless scent to whisk anyone away in no time.
As part of their Father’s Day promotion, Maison 21G will also be including a bottle of Johnnie Walker’s Blue Label in their set to surprise your dad with.
Maison 21G Tobacco and Sage (25ml) x Johnnie Walker Blue Label set ($150). Available online at maison21g.com.
6. Hugo Now For Him
A fragrance fitting for the man in the house who’s free-spirited and easy-going. Introducing Hugo Now For Him. A trendy perfume from the house of Boss, this scent is a concentration of freshness with its blend of Lavender, alongside hints of mint and watery Aquazone — making it in an incredibly refreshing scent that delivers the essence of cold aquatic freshness with every spritz.
Hugo Now For Him Eau de Toilette ($131; 125ml) . Available on Sephora.sg.
7. Dior Sauvage
Made for the adventurous dad who’s always on the go, meet Dior Sauvage. An earthy, woody fragrance, this particular number by the house of Dior is a classic that any dad would appreciate. Inspired by the wilderness, the scent exudes mysterious and sensual facets with its woody trail of Ambroxan and Papua New Guinean vanilla absolute — giving it a smokey hint that adds fullness and sensuality in a spritz. A masculine fragrance that’s sure to be a hit for any dad out there.
Dior is also offering the fragrance in their Father’s Day Gift Set, which comprises of the luxury house’s most signature products, including the Sauvage Eau de Toilette (available in 60ml or 100ml), a Dior Homme Couture Pouch, and miniature Sauvage Eau de Toilette (10ml).
The Dior Father’s Day Gift Set ($114; 60ml and $156; 100ml) is available via Dior’s Home Delivery Service. Simply text +65 9241 7967 to place your orders.
The Dior Sauvage Eau de Parfum ($132; 60ml, $180; 100ml; $278; 200ml). Available on Sephora.sg.