Fragrance For Every Man
When it comes to gift-giving on Father’s Day 2022, he deserves something extra special this year. In my opinion, the right men’s fragrance is a great gift to thank him for all he does. So this Father’s Day, my team and I are giving you a head start by curating a list of the best fragrances that’ll give him that boost of self-confidence during office time and leisure time.
From the well-groomed businessman to the rugged outdoorsman, you’ll find the gift that shows him just how much you appreciate everything he is and everything he does throughout the year. More importantly, I have included varied price points and intense styles in order for you to have a wide selection of the best colognes to choose from this Father’s Day.
And trust me, whether your father is the clean-shaven type or the cool and confident type, he wants to smell good. Today, the plethora of product offerings vary in fragrance intensity to mystery and intrigue. And speaking of cutting-edge technology captured in a sleek designed bottle, look no further than Clive Christian’s Art Deco Amberwood. It is important to remember that mens cologne is a personal item that allows him to express his personality with a scent that fits his style. If your aim is to find a gift set packed with masculine intensity and a hint of sensitivity, you might wish to view the Montblanc Legend Red Eau de Parfum Gift Set $108
Here are the best ones for you to sort through this Father’s Day 2022!
There is no color more intense than red. Visually striking and always captivating, when it appears in a man’s wardrobe it is an attractive color that exudes confidence, resilience, and strength. Bold and eye-catching, red is also part of Montblanc’s heritage, appearing in the design of the legendary “Rouge et Noir” fountain pen, one of Montblanc’s earliest writing innovations in 1906. An endless source of inspiration, it has since become a signature Montblanc color carried down through the years, across collections from writing instruments to leather goods, and now fragrance with the introduction of Montblanc Legend Red. Bold and eye-catching, the color red captures the fragrance’s complexity and masculine intensity. Men’s 3-Pc. Montblanc Legend Red Eau de Parfum Gift Set $108
Dior Homme Sport
Dior Homme Sport: Energetic and elegant, the new Dior Homme Sport eau de toilette for men combines fresh vivacity and charm with a hint of sensuality for a duo that packs the punch of a boxer’s uppercut. Vibrant, explosive, and immediately recognizable, the opening signature of Dior Homme Sport is marked by citrus and open-air freshness. For this new fragrance, the Dior Perfumer-Creator chose to fashion the eau de toilette with warm and ambery notes, wrap it in spices, and round it out with woody notes. The confident trail of Dior Homme Sport incarnates masculinity entwined with a smooth, noble quality. The new Dior Homme Sport eau de toilette for men thus plays with freshness and sensuality. It’s a luminous scent, enriched with a new, lasting impression that takes hold and lingers like a caress. 2.5 oz: $85.00 https://www.dior.com/en_us/products/beauty-Y0996476-dior-homme-sport-eau-de-toilette-fresh-woody-and-spicy-notes
This fragrance is a must-have for men this spring/summer of 2022 because it permeates the skin, and builds up human emotions throughout the day. It also blends in, leaving an air of mystery and intrigue around the body. $240 Revolution
With its revolutionary LED design and ‘borraccia’ flask-shaped bottle, Moncler Pour Homme forges an inextricable link with the House’s mountain roots and adventurous spirit. Price – Moncler Pour Homme EDP 150ml* $ 210 | 100ml $140 | 60ml $95 (*Refill 150ml $150)
Look no further than Clive Christian’s newly launched Art Deco Amberwood in the Noble Collection for the ultimate fragrance this summer. Infused with 145 ingredients and a 25% concentration of perfume oil through cutting-edge technology, this sensual fragrance features fresh bergamot and sage scent, perfectly balanced with notes of smooth amber and rich woods for an alluring aroma that lasts in the summer heat. Captured in a sleek black bottle, the exquisite collection is inspired by the opulence and blazing spirit of the Art Deco era – a sophisticated accessory ideal for lively evenings this summer. $550
These exclusive items to Neiman Marcus are a tribute to the countries and cultures that have inspired Mr. Armani. Price: $305
Stetson Spirit and Original
Stetson is a perfect gift for all types of fathers on their special day. For classic dads, Stetson Original ($32.99), is a nostalgic scent capturing the essence of American adventure for over 40 years now. For younger dads, Stetson Spirit ($24.99), is a new fragrance representing a new generation of fatherhood and the freedom of individuality. Stetson spans generations. Making fathers smile since 1865.
Maison Francis Kurkdjian
Designed in the tradition of luxury French perfumery, it advocates nevertheless a contemporary vision of the art of creating and wearing perfume. Price. $300.00
Louis Vuitton City of Stars is an evening cologne inspired by a summer night in Los Angeles, featuring notes of citrus, sandalwood, and Tiare flower from Louis Vuitton Master Perfumer Jacques Cavallier Belletrud. Lauded contemporary artist and Los Angeles native Alex Israel collaborated on the packaging and accessories – a fragrance trunk and travel case – with original artwork. $280 for 100 ML / $410 for 200 ML. Available at select Louis Vuitton stores
Ralph Lauren Fragrances
Ralph Lauren Fragrances–Consciously designed in a refillable bottle with a modern silhouette, the fragrance takes one luxury product and repurposes it into another. Polo Blue Parfum adds rich sensuality to its signature aquatic freshness. Inspired by an enchanting sail at dusk, the sophisticated scent echoes the seductive power and freedom of the open seas, transporting you on a trip of a lifetime.
Hermès The perfect fresh scent from summer, Hermès perfumer, Christine Nagel sought to express the intense freshness of land covered with ice, and the fusion of these two elements, a source of primary, regenerative energy for men. In a radiant prelude, the incisive freshness of citron, juniper berry, and Timeout pepper vibrates on the skin, bringing a prickle of optimism. Suddenly, the powerful sensation of an icy breeze speaks out with perfect fluidity, equal to equal, with the generous power of mineral and woody notes, a concentrate of pure, highly distinctive elegance. $137
Evocative of the Amazon at dawn, the AROMA sensual scent is reminiscent of natural resin that grows in the jungles of Brazil and is revered for its benefits: peace of mind, focus, and balance. A blend of White Jungle Flora, Patchouli, Sandalwood, Vetiver, and Amber Accords, it gives off an exotic, smoky scent of fresh earth, flowers, and crushed leaves—like your first steps into the jungle, it welcomes your arms open and envelops you whole.
Tonstrina 367 is one of the three fragrances of a Parfum de Cologne line that is part of Pisterzi Italian Grooming Art, a brand of beauty and grooming products from Italy. The inspiration behind its creation comes from the barber world, hence the name “Tonstrina” which means barbershop in Latin. Dedicated to the Pisterzi location in Soho, New York, Tonstrina 367 is a must-have for Summer 2022 because it is a fresh fragrance whose ingredients embody the true soul of this time of the year. Starting from the explosion of citrus fruits that tells the freshness and joy of summer, passing through ginger and cinnamon which represent the most sparkling and spicy part of it; to end with the bitterness of the gentian that interprets the nostalgia of late summer memories. $180
Abbott’s Sequoia Perfume is perfect for the fragrance seeker and nature-loving dad. A deep, woodsy, and smoky clean perfume, inspired by the towering forest of Sequoia National Park. The sandalwood and incense notes of this scent are truly intoxicating, and Sequoia is wearable year-round for any occasion. Abbott is a clean, unisex, and eco-driven fragrance line inspired by beautiful and natural destinations across the US. Abbott scents have the ability to transport you in time and space, strengthening your connection with the outdoors. Abbott creates clean, non-toxic perfumes that capture the essence and memories of natural places. Each scent serves as a daily reminder of the beauty that exists around us. The inspiration behind Abbott perfumes come from beautiful and natural destinations, which is why Co-founders Michael Pass and Jose Alvarez donate a portion of Abbott’s proceeds to local charities that help to preserve each one of the locations that serve as the muse of their line of perfumes. 5% of all proceeds from our Sequoia products are donated to Sequoia Parks Conservancy, the official non-profit partner of Sequoia & Kings Canyon National Parks.
The Sequoia Perfume is $78 for the 50mL bottle and $27 for the 8mL bottle.
With a focus on beauty and fantasy, BAL D’AFRIQUE is Ben Gorham’s ‘love letter’ to Africa. $196
ZEGNA– ZEGNA XXX Charcoal – When vibrant Saffron meets a mineral Carbon. This must-have scent contains notes of Black Pepper, that ignites the senses as a striking vibration of elements, leaving a lasting and inspired impression. The XXX Charcoal bottle alone breaks the mold with its melting grey glass bottle and fully recyclable outer carton made from FSC-Certified paperboard. $180 XXX Charcoal
Diptyque: Orphéon Eau de Parfum- For the second chapter of its 60-year celebration, the Maison is unveiling its new Eau de parfum: Orphéon. Imagined as a tribute to a night bar adjoining the first Diptyque boutique, it celebrates the place where the founders’ friendship was forged. The atmosphere has been recreated by the perfumer Olivier Pescheux – since there is no one left who can personally recall these places, the key requirement was to reinvent them. Orphéon is an olfactory dream fresh, flowery, sensual, and woody, dominated by cedar, vetiver, and patchouli. $188 (75ml) at diptyqueparis.com
Parfums de Marly
Parfums de Marly–Haltane is the must-have scent for men this season because it’s a unique and bold gender-neutral fragrance for all generations. It is an original scent that is the perfect balance of sophistication and freshness. Soft and rich, escorted by saffron, the praline accord is an ultra-modern spin on mythical Oud wood. Natural agarwood emerges in this veil of contrasts and signs the skin with a refined and luminous imprint and enduring comfort. Haltane creates the perfect contrast and balance of both radiance and shadow – an homage to the nature and forests surrounding the Château de Marly.
$395 USD Parfums de Marly Haltane
Dolce&Gabbana Fragrances:-Velvet Black Patchouli- Velvet Black Patchouli tells the story of Italy and its open doors to the Orient, an olfactory celebration of the fusion of East and West. Patchouli symbolizes this rich exchange of cultures, recalling a time when precious goods arrived from the East on the shores of Italy, imbued with its mysterious heady scent. Previously celebrated in the Velvet Collection, this prized ingredient now forms the foundation of a new olfactory masterpiece with a rich oriental signature.
$310 at Dolce & Gabbana boutiques
Ralph Lauren POLO EARTH is consciously designed to include seven sustainably sourced ingredients. Combining Bergamot Heart, Diva Lavender, Green Mandarin, Turkish Rose, Sage Heart, Haitian Vetiver, and Bourbon Geranium, this unisex scent is sheer and luxurious. Perfect for the guy who doesn’t want to think too much about smelling good, this easy, refreshing fragrance will be his new staple.
Words by Joseph DeAcetis