Shopping for Father’s Day can drive you to distraction. Sure, you could just pick him up another tie, but why not get him something unique this year?
We’ve put together this list of suggestions that we’re sure will help turn his Father’s Day into more than just another “Thanks for the tie” holiday. Let’s break it down by personality, shall we?
Orogold 24K Men’s Collection ($572)
Shaving can be tough on the skin, even for a big. strong man like dad. This unique collection contains a blend of gold and Vitamins A, C, and E. It also contains green tea, which is a key ingredient to help hydrate the skin, as well as reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles.
All the products included in the set can be purchased separately (there is a moisturizer, a pre-shave serum, post-shave balm and a deep pore cleanser), but for a big reveal, go for the whole set. Each product from the 24K Men’s collection has a scent that is subtle and masculine; no Axe Body Spray fog here.
Our favorite? The Pre-Shave Facial Serum, which is lightweight and rich. This elixir has a glorious satin texture that provides exceptional cushioning for a close, accurate shave, and also helps soothe and hydrate facial hair and skin, while helping to reduce fine lines and small wrinkles.
Gucci Guilty $50
Is dad looking for a new signature scent? Gucci Guilty awakens the senses with a burst of zesty lemon, cool lavender and spicy pink pepper. As it mellows, Guilty becomes smoky: patchouli mingles with cedar, sandalwood and amber.
Gorgeous and provocative, without overwhelming. What could be better?
The Ray of Sunshine:
L’Occitane Cedrat ($60)
A brand new offering from L’Occitane this year is Cedrat, which incorporates a gorgeous citrus fruit scent wrapped into eight products, including fragrance, bodycare, shaving and skincare.
The scent is bright and bracing, yet refined for a masculine balance. From the wood family, users will experience head notes of bergamot and citrus, heart notes of nutmeg and blue ginger, and lastly, base notes of cedar and cashmere wood.
The skincare kit includes a scrub, face gel, shaving gel and aftershave; The fragrance kit includes an eau de toilette, stick deodorant, shower gel and body soap.
Whichever way you choose to go, Dad is sure to be pleased (and smell really, really good).
Cole Haan Smartphone Cases ($70)
Ladies love Cole Haan, but this is Dad’s chance to own a gorgeous piece of swag from the luxury leather brand. After rolling out new tech accessories with a feminine flair in partnerships with well-known designers last year, men are getting some eye candy, too.
We love the Cole Haan leather smartphone cases that hit Best Buy stores on May 31.
“Men care about how they look and what they wear, too,” said Carly Charlson, a spokeswoman for the Richfield-based retailer. “The black protective cases are great for some folks, but there are a lot of men for whom the way they dress up their phone is more and more important.”
John Varvatos ARTISAN ($84)
A scent that reminds us of the freedom you feel during a long summer weekend; the experience of the great outdoors, with lush, verdant greens and woodsy undercurrents.
The fragrance delivers a new riff on this classic theme, reinventing that familiar “splash” feeling by blending state-of-the-art, abstract perfumery notes for a refreshingly modern twist.
Master and Dynamic Earphones ($400)
Just amazing! The MH40 Over Ear Headphones have impeccable sound and top-notch construction, including all-steel components, heavy-grain premium cowhide headband and earcup insets, and soft lambskin on headband interior and ear pads. The gorgeous woven cables look baller and will. not. knot.
Natural, detailed, live sound comes from these headphones, and the tuning was designed to complement a diversity of tastes and musical genres: sure to make dad happy.
The Fearless Urbanite:
Prada Luna ($64)
A wave of aromatic freshness brought to you by bitter orange essence that activates a raw and immediate facet of lavender is what you notice first. Keep sniffing and you’ll notice that the lavender gives way to clary sage and spearmint nanah essences, which is quickly rounded out by woody ambery signature ambroxan and ambrette absolute.
This is a scent for the fearless urban man who loves style and decadence.