Where to Buy: Scents to Gift to the Dads in Your Life - Gift Guide

Pick a scent to remind dad of your memories together.

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Gifting the dads in your life fragrances might not be top of mind with Father’s Day coming up.

After all, many people are decerning about their scents of choice.

However, when it comes to gifting perfumes, try noticing the memories it suggests beyond prioritizing the fragrance notes.

To reminisce on your last beach trip with him, gift him a sea-inspired fragrance. Or, to remind him of his Italian vacations, consider a Mediterranean fragrance with notes of orange blossom, lemon, and lychee.

In line with this, here are six suggestions for scents that can serve as sentimental gifts to the loving fathers you know.

GIVENCHY Gentleman Eau de Parfum Réserve Privée

For whiskey enthusiast dad in your life, a unique gift option is a scent inspired by the liquor. According to Givenchy, the perfume was born after meeting its master perfumers and a whiskey master distiller. As a result, the fragrance includes Whiskey absolute, iris concrete, and cedar wood notes for a floral and woody blended scent. 

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Inspired by the Italian Mediterranean Coast, this scent can bring back his memories of sea-side European vacations. It includes fruit aromatics like orange blossom, lemon, and lychee, with more masculine tines from teak, cedar wood, and amber. 

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For a sleek scent, Dunhill’s Driven fragrances include notes of Italian Bergamont and green apple intertwined with black pepper. According to the London-based brand, it’s made to deliver “uncomplicated elegance” to embody sophistication.

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VIKTOR & ROLF Spicebomb Infrared

For the trail-blazing dad, a scent to match his personality can be Viktor and Rolf’s fragrance the brand describes as intense. The Spicebomb Infrared blends red habanero chili pepper, red berry oil, and tobacco.


For the dads who love to go boating, Maison Margiela’s Replica range features a scent inspired by the sea. It has base notes of seaweed, cedar, and amber wood. Other items in the collection include bottles also named after each scent’s inspiration: Lazy Sunday Morning, Beach Walk, Jazz Club, and By the Fireplace.

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To keep the dads in your life smelling fresh amid long days, Giorgio Armani’s Acqua Di Gio merges citrus scents and herbs. Specifically, it features notes of green tangerine, sweet persimmon, and rosemary.

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