5 Great GWPs for Dad
There are two months when fragrance enthusiasts can find some extra special gift-with-purchase items: Christmas and Father’s Day. June in particular is a great month to scan fragrance websites and visit stores (when safe to do so). We’ve found five items that we particularly like. We think any father would cherish one of these items.
This luxurious plush bathrobe in a deep blue shade is comparable to the robes you’d find in high end spas. It boasts two generous pockets, shawl collar design and matching belt. It’s ideal for lazy Sunday mornings. Free with the purchase of any large Montblanc Legend fragrance at Hudson’s Bay.
This fresh woody-aromatic fragrance for him was blended by Master Perfumer Olivier Pescheux who combines notes of bergamot, jasmine and moss from the original composition with violet leaf and magnolia. The effect is fresh, masculine and confident. This scent boasts great longevity. Free with the purchase of any large Montblanc fragrance at Hudson’s Bay.
Ingredients: bergamot, jasmine, moss, violet leaf, magnolia, woods, leather
Coach gunmetal keyring
If there is one thing every guy likes is an ultra-cool keyring. And this one definitely fits that description. Coach has designed a gunmetal keyring in a deep blue shade embossed with the Coach logo. It’s simple and utilitarian. Free with the purchase of any large Coach fragrance at Hudson’s Bay.
This spicy-aromatic fragrance for him blends notes of lime, ozonic ingredients, black pepper, amber and cedar. But it is a hint of absinthe that gives this scent character. It has a sense of adventure to it.
Ingredients: lime, absinthe, ozonic ingredients, black pepper, amber and cedar.
Versace discovery kit
Here’s a luxe fragrance discovery kit that both guys and their wives or girlfriends can enjoy together. It’s Versace’s World of Fragrance Discovery Kit with nine of the Italian fashion brand’s bestselling scents for him and her. Free with the purchase of a large Versace fragrance at Hudson’s Bay.
Think of the new Eros Eau de Parfum as a deeper and fresher interpretation of the award-winning citrus woody-spicy scent for him. The Italian lemon notes are richer and the green apple, crisper. These blend beautifully with the tonka adding a comforting warmth. Sophisticated and clean.
Ingredients: Italian lemon, mint oil, green apple, geranium flower, tonka, ambroxan, vanilla, cedar
Jimmy Choo toiletry bag
Men’s skincare is one of the fastest growing sectors of the market so it makes perfect sense that guys need something to help them keep all their products organized and in one spot. This spacious toiletry bag is the perfect solution. There is a faux leather base for added support, a Jimmy Choo zipper pull and reinforced seams. It’s stylish and practical. Free with any large Jimmy Choo fragrance purchase at Hudson’s Bay.
Jimmy Choo Man is a fruity-aromatic fragrance for him. Perfumer Ann Flipo blends notes of honeydew melon, pineapple leaf, and pink pepper with lavender and patchouli. She slyly adds in a hint of suede to give it an added smoothness. It’s modern and stylish.
Ingredients: honeydew melon, pink pepper, pineapple leaf, lavender, patchouli, suede
A good quality umbrella is an essential part of any man’s wardrobe. And this sleek black Montblanc version is nicely designed. Store one in the trunk of your car, your front entrance closet or at the cottage. It’s perfect for any surprise showers. Free with any large Montblanc Legend Spirit fragrance purchase at Hudson’s Bay.
Montblanc Legend Spirit is a woody-aromatic fragrance for him with a refreshing, laid back character. It’s built around a cool aquatic note that blends with lavender, grapefruit, white woods and cashemere wood. Think of it as an elegant casual jacket you slip on before going for brunch.
Ingredients: grapefruit, bergamot, pink pepper, aquatic accord, lavender, cardamom, white musk, cashmere woods, white woods, oakmoss
Montblanc, Versace, Jimmy Choo and Coach fragrances are available in Canada at thebay.com and Hudson’s Bay stores.