Father’s Day is around the corner and whether you’re gifting your pops or just upgrading the man in your life’s scent wardrobe, we’ve got some perfect guys’ fragrances.
Lacoste Eau de Lacoste L.12.12 Jaune (available at Shoppers Drug Mart)
The newest fragrance from the polo brand is Eau de Lacoste L.12.12 Jaune, an energetic and “optimistic” fragrance, perfect for the guy that likes to take some risks, especially witht their scent. Fruity notes of apple and grapefruit pair alongside cypress for a woody finish to offer up a juicy, zesty scent.
Calvin Klein Eternity for Men Summer ($86, available at Shoppers Drug Mart)
25 years and still going strong. Calvin Klein Eternity for Men Summer is a fresh take on a classic scent. Top notes of ocean air, grapefruit and black pepper mix with a heart of cypress, fig leaf and juniper berry alongside a base of musk, amber and driftwood to create a scent for a guy that knows what he likes–whether he’s a fan of the original Eternity juice, or just a fan of something classic.
Jimmy Choo Man ($68, thebay.com)
Want the man in your life to smell like Jon Snow? Of course you do! Jimmy Choo Man (fronted by
Jon Snow Kit Harrington) is rugged but refined (just like Jon Snow, obv). The scent is balanced out with classically men’s fragrance notes like lavender, pink pepper and patchouli, alongside some not-so-obvious choices like fresh honeydew melon and pineapple leaf for an out-of-the-box but ultimately sexy scent.
Givenchy Gentlemen Only Casual Chic ($95, thebay.com)
The newest version of Givenchy Gentlemen Only is Casual Chic, a woody-spicy-sweet scent that captures the modern gentleman. Playing on the original’s notes, sandalwood, cedar wood and birch leaf, Casual Chic brings in some new spices cardamom, ginger and juniper that blend together for an uncomplicated and balanced finish.
Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue Swimming in Lipari ($77, sephora.com)
The original Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue is a classic fragrance, and while we normally don’t like to mess with a good thing, the new Light Blue Swimming in Lipari is nothing short of impressive. While this summer version of the cult favourite is limited edition and perfect for the warm weather, it’s sea salt accord, ambergris and dry woods combination makes it an updated modern classic that will breathe fresh air all year long.