im电竞官网-The aftershave gift set used to be the calling card of the last-minute gifter – a panicked purchase snatched from a department-store shelf the day before every big event, from birthdays to Christmas.
im电竞官网-But don’t be that guy this Father's Day – you’re better than him. Which isn't to say you should eschew the aftershave gift set entirely; rather, you should pick out something a little bit more chic than than your average cologne-and-shave-cream set.
Here, we’ve rounded up the best men’s aftershave gift sets to buy now (and have delivered in time for the big day), so there's really no excuse for gifting a sub-standard scent.
If you’re really unsure, go for Bleu. Chanel’s universally loved fragrance might be a safe bet, but that doesn’t make it a forgettable choice – the piercing citrus top notes, which illuminate the woody base, make sure of that.
Chanel Bleu de Chanel Refillable Travel Spray, £68.50, Feelunique.com
If selecting a scent for someone else brings you out in a sweat, opt for a discovery set. This one serves as an introduction to some of the most classic Penhaligon's scents – from the best-selling Halfetti to the gin-soaked Juniper Sling.
Penhaligon's Fragrance Library, £58,
im电竞官网-Acqua di Parma's iconic citrus scent, Colonia, arrives in a limited-edition gift set this Father's Day. A weighty 100ml bottle sits alongside a matching bath and shower gel, all wrapped up in an instantly recognisable yellow pouch (made from regenerated cotton).
Acqua di Parma Father's Day Colonia Gift Set, £110, Johnlewis.com
If anyone can breathe new appeal into bodycare, it’s Tom Daxon. Combining style and substance, this polished set contains a shower gel and body lotion in the perfumer's spicy yet uplifting Sicilian Wood scent.
Tom Daxon Sicilian Wood Bodycare Set, £60,
This is the set to give a serious fragrance connoisseur. If they can explain the difference between 'sillage' and 'drydown', they’re ready to appreciate the complex layers that lie within each Cire Trudon scent.
Cire Trudon Coffret Eau De Parfum Collection, £110,
While Jo Malone offers enough gift sets to send your head spinning, this one is a safe bet. It contains travel-sized sprays of the brand's most accomplished colognes from the Intense collection.
Jo Malone London Cologne Intense Collection, £88, Lookfantastic.com