Father’s Day Gift Guide
It’s hard to believe Father’s Day is almost upon us! We’ve scoured the beauty offers ahead of Father’s Day to save you time (and in some cases money), finding the perfect gift for dad this Father’s Day. Whether dad likes sophisticated, corporate or lifestyle scents, skincare, or grooming products, we’ve got you covered. We have gift ideas to suit all budgets. Read on to see the best new launches, sets, and gift with purchases this Father’s Day.
Giorgio Armani Acqua Di Giò Absolu
From the best selling Acqua Di Giò family, Giorgio Armani Acqua Di Giò Absolu is the third fragrance in the highly successful trilogy. Giorgio Armani Acqua Di Giò Absolu embraces the sensual relationship between man and nature, celebrating his inner strength and freedom, by blending the power of water with the delicate nature of wood to create a sensual, timeless, and masculine fragrance. The elegant blend of patchouli (with its scent evoking the power and depth of wood) and marine aquatic notes has created a new, signature fragrance to suit men of all ages. A perfect gift for any dad! EDP 75ml RRP $139.00, EDP 125ml RRP $189.00.
Molton Brown Russian Leather
Ignite dad’s spirit with this intense, smoky scent. The sensual new fragrance from Molton Brown uses notes to create an impression of the bygone Russian leather-making craft. Leather accord combines with Siberian pine oil and cade wood to create a scent with the sensuality of charred wood. Resinous birch oil (used since the 17th century to saturate Russian leather) deepens the fragrance and leaves a scent reminiscent of books, and leather boots. This classic woody scent suits any dad looking to make his signature statement. EDT 50ml RRP $88.00 (also available in Shower Gel and Candles).
Prada Luna Rossa Black
Prada Luna Rossa Black is the first Eau de Parfum strength scent in the Prada Luna Rossa family. The woody aromatic scent embodies the world of possibilities in the space between work and play in the city. When work week meets weekend and the city come alive. Notes of bergamot, patchouli and woody amber give the fragrance a sophisticated, sensual aroma. This is the perfect fragrance for the urban, adventurous, life-loving dad. EDP 50ml RRP $114.00, EDP 100ml RRP $156.00.
YSL Y Eau de Parfum
Following on from last year’s successful launch of YSL Y EDT, a fresh, bold, innovative masculine scent, YSL have launched Y Eau de Parfum in time for Father’s Day. Y Eau de Parfum is a white fougere, a more intense version of the Eau de Toilette. Fresh citrus, aromatic, and sensual woody notes (including bergamot, ginger, sage and amber woods) combine to create, a fresh, sensual, masculine scent – think the classic white T Shirt with an iconic black jacket, and you have the Y man. Y Eau de Parfum is the perfect gift for any dad who is confident, established, and accomplished. EDP 60ml RRP $120.00, EDP 100ml RRP $160.00. Launches August 30 2018.
Ermenegildo Zegna Acqua Di Neroli
The Ermenegildo Zegna “Acqua Di” fragrances are known for their freshness and sophistication, and Acqua Di Neroli is no exception. Like a breeze from the Mediterranean Coast, and featuring a blend of Italian Bergamot, harvested in Calabria, the fragrance captures the sun-drenched effervescence that is the Italian seaside. Notes of zesty lemon, freesia, and dewy leaves impart a softness to the fragrance, whilst lavendin, rosemary and cypress add a cool woodiness to the scent. EDT 100ml RRP $155.00. For a limited time, while stocks last, with the purchase of any Ermenegildo Zegna fragrance, receive a stylish Ermenegildo Zegna Messenger Bag (pictured with the fragrance – not to scale). 2 gifts for dad (or 1 for dad and 1 for you) – perfect!
Ralph Lauren Polo Ultra Blue
Continuing the success of the Ralph Lauren Polo franchise, Polo Ultra Blue EDT is a new cool, citrus, and salty fragrance. When freshness and energy, meet power and seduction, you have Polo Ultra Blue. Notes of lemon, basil and verbena combine with cedrat, mineral accord and two molecule artical and ambertonic to give the fragrance a zesty freshness that really lasts. Perfect for the outdoor loving, sporty dad. EDT 75ml RRP $99.99, EDT 125ml RRP $139.00.
Montblanc Legend Night
The gorgeous two-toned amber Montblanc Legend Night bottle provides a hint as to the juice inside. A sensual woody fragrance, for a man with authentic charisma and timeless elegance. The fragrance opens with invigorating top notes of zesty bergamot and aromatic clary sage. The heart infusion of vetiver and violet have a duality of fresh coolness and warm elegance. The scent finishes with patchouli and woods forming a dense and vibrant woody duet that contrasts with sultry musk and sweet dark vanilla. Perfect for the dad who has timeless class and a magnetic personality. EDP 50ml RRP $85.00, 100ml RRP $115.00.
Natio For Men Groom Father’s Day Gift Set
Natio has the perfect gift sorted with their Father’s Day collection of 5 different gift sets. We love the Groom Set – pictured – a selection of 3 full-sized skincare products, so dad can start his day in hassle-free style. Featuring Daily Face Wash 150g (to gently remove impurities), Smooth Shave Gel 150g (to soften beard stubble and prep skin pre-shave), and Firming Face Moisturiser 100g (enriched with antioxidants to help reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles), dad is ready-set-go. Perfect for the dad who likes to look after himself, with minimum fuss. Set RRP $24.95 (valued at $36.85).
endota spa Recovery Pack
If your father is a bit of a sports fanatic (that is, he plays sport, not watches it), this gift set is just perfect for him. The endota spa Recovery Pack contains everything dad will need to to soothe and relieve sore muscles post-sport or work out. Featuring full-sized products, including the Clove & Mint Recovery Balm 50ml (with natural oils including peppermint, camphor, and cajuput to help soothe aches and pains), the Arnica and Menthol Recovery Scrub 250g (with arnica to help reduce the appearance of bruises, and menthol to cool and help relieve muscle soreness), and the Mint and Macadamia Recovery Bath 300g (with soothing peppermint oil, healing arnica and muscle-relaxing magnesium work together to help calm and de-stress after a big game or work out). All packaged in a re-usable toiletry bag. Set RRP $85.00 (Valued at $125.00)
Nutrimetics Man Skincare Set
If you are after a great deal for dad, Nutrimetics has a wonderful daily skincare routine set for you. Containing a full sized Shaving Gel, with Aloe Vera to help keep his skin soft, smooth, and protected, a full sized, time saving 2-in-1 Face Wash and Exfoliator, which gently, yet thoroughly washes away impurities, and a full sized Moisturising Creme SPF 15, with antioxidants to help fight fine lines and wrinkles. All of this is packaged in a deluxe re-usable wash bag. The best part is it’s on special at the moment! Shaving Gel 125ml, 2-in-1 Face Wash & Exfoliator 100ml, Moisturising Creme SPF 15 60ml. With a normal RRP of $95.00, the set has a special price of $49.90 until August 31 2018 – that’s a saving of 45%.
VS for Men The Man Kit
For dad’s who are serious about grooming, and keeping themselves looking stylish, VS for Men have 3 gift sets to keep dad looking his best. We love The Man Kit, perfect for dads on the go, the set contains everything a busy dad needs to keep his face looking neat and tidy. The Man Kit contains 3 products for shaving, trimming, and detailing any desired look, all packed in a deluxe travel storage bag. Featuring a full sized Rechargeable Rotary Shaver, with three flexing rotary heads for a close cut that follows the contours of the face. Use corded, or cordless use with a 45-minute runtime and an integrated pop-up trimmer. The Beard & Stubble Trimmer is a battery operated trimmer with self-sharpening diamond sharpened blades, two position taper control and three stubble comb guides for trimming stubble and moustache. The Detail Trimmer is battery operated with angled blade design, self-sharpening diamond sharpened blades and two comb guides for precise trimming of the neckline, sideburns and eyebrows. Set RRP $59.95.
Skincare that doesn’t take itself too seriously, Bro-To offers simple, efficacious skincare products that are perfect for a dad who wants to take care of his skin with an uncomplicated skincare routine that works. Bro-To Properly Clean is a cleansing mousse that effectively removes grime, whilst respecting skins pH balance, leaving skin soft and smooth. Bro-To Face Hero is a multi-purpose potion to help sort out skin, be it oily, dry, blemished, or sensitive. The elixir protects, calms and soothes all skin types. Bro-To Very Useful Face Cream is formulated for all skin types, and contains antioxidants and hydrating ingredients to help keep skin nourished and smooth, with a masculine woodsy scent. Properly Clean 150ml RRP $31.00, Face Hero 30ml RRP $45.00, Very Useful Face Cream 50ml RRP $41.00.
SkinX Antibacterial Sports Gel
If your dad plays a lot of sport, or exercises a bit, works up a sweat, and suffers from skin breakouts (acne, bacne), or aggravated skin from clothing rubbing, SkinX Antibacterial Sports Gel might be just what dad is looking for. The Gel has been used by athletes from many sporting codes, including NRL, AFL, and Rugby, so you know it’s good. Featuring tea tree oil and aloe vera, the gel controls skin bacteria and hydrates skin to soothe and comfort. It helps to calm skin irritated by chaffing and can help soothe skin after strapping or taping is removed. 180ml RRP $23.95.
Aramis Duffle Bag GWP
The iconic Aramis fragrance, has simplified gift giving for dad’s for over 50 years, with it’s classic leather notes, combined with bergamot, cinnamon, gardenia patchouli, vetiver, sandalwood and amber notes. Dad’s the world over love this warm chypre scent, for its evoking of images of leatherbound books, and old world gentlemen’s clubs. This Father’s Day, Aramis have once again made it easy to find the perfect gift for dad by offering a practical weekender Duffle Bag (pictured – not to scale) as a gift with the purchase of of $90 or more from the Aramis range. Gift giving made simple – we like it. Pictured with the Duffle Bag, Aramis EDT 110ml RRP $115.00.
Now that you’ve got your Father’s Day gifts underway, all that’s left is to plan what you’ll do with dad this Father’s Day. Have a wonderful Father’s Day everyone. How will you spend Father’s Day? Let us know in the comments below.
All values stated in the above article have been provided by the respective brands.