Fathers Day is about making sure father figures understand how much they mean to us and saying thanks for all their patience and understanding during the year.

So whether you are buying for your dad, dad-in-law, grandpops or just someone whom you feel deserves it, why not ditch the socks and give them something really special to raise their spirts in the shape of a pampering gift of fragrance, bath and body products or make them a real smoothie with some skincare products.


L’Occitane have fragrance, skincare and grooming products. Karite Corse Eau de Parfum is a warm, sensual, gourmand scent. Its top notes are clary sage, bergamot, cardamom, black pepper with heart notes of orris, coffee pure, cocoa completed by base notes of roasted shea almond accord, bourbon vetiver and cedar wood.

Their Cade line has skincare  including cleanser, mask, revitalizing cream and beard and shaving products. Spoil him with the hand cream with its masculine formula and perfume it also helps the nail biting problem. Pop into the L’Occitane boutique at 28 Queen Victoria Street to see for yourself and get your product for him gift wrapped.











K by Dolce&Gabbana has strong and masculine notes. The line has an Eau De Toilette and a more intense version of the Eau de Parfum. The Eau De Toilette, the original fragrance, has a crescendo of citrus fruits enlivened by ardent aromatic notes and is made intense by noble woods. The Eau de Parfum is a spicier version with a more seductive heart and a deeper woody base.










Designed for the charismatic father, the new Bleu Noir Parfum fragrance by Narciso Rodriguez, celebrates pure masculinity. It has signature musk notes with sensual and woody notes of blue cedar and black ebony further transformed with vetiver











New from luxury brand Cartier is Pasha Edition Noire EDT is a modern and charismatic reinterpretation of the original Pasha de Cartier fragrance. It has notes of Citrus, Cedar and Amber.












Molton Brown’s Re-Charge Black Pepper EDP is a bold, spicy and confident scene and this year celebrates its 20th birthday. A 100% vegan formulate and cruelty free, its an adventurous medley of Madagascan black pepper, herby coriander and earthy vetiver. Pop into the newly located Leeds shop to try at 5/7 Queen Victoria Street












L’Eau d’Issey Pour Homme is a timeless fragrance perfect for the classic father. It has established itself as a signature reference in the world of men’s perfumery and aftershave. This is thanks to the perfect synergy between the notes of vibrant yuzu and the warm spicy notes of tobacco, vetiver and sandalwood.











Kenzo continues the Homme story with the introduction of a new warmer and more sensual scene. The top notes are Calypsone and Chilli Pepper, the heart is Suede Accord and Patchouli with a base of Sandalwood and Benzoin











Ambre Sultan by Serge Lutes is a classic amber fragrance perfect for the sophisticated father. Derived from amber resin picked up in the Souks of Marrakech this perfume is a rich blend of benzoin, patchouli leaves, sandalwood, coriander, oregano, bay leaf and powdery vanilla.











Chanel offers a whole range of products that all men would love to own. Bleu De Chanel Eau De Parfum is an intensely woody aromatic fragrance that opens with freshness and then lingers with a precious accord illuminated by New Caledonian sandalwood. To compliment the fragrance there’s Bleu De Chanel Shower Gel that gives a generous lather and leaves the skin delicately scented. Whilst the 2-In-1 Bleu de Chanel Moisturiser for Face and Beard Hydrates the entire face in a single step leaving the skin moisturised even under the beard. Quick and easy to use its ideal for all men whether they sport a beard, a moustache or a clean shave.












Neal Yard Remedies boutique in the Victoria Quarter have some great gift ideas to suit every lifestyle. For the multi-tasking travelling male figure who is always on the go and need everything packed into one bag The Frankincense Intense Age Defying Skincare Kit  is ideal whilst for those in need of a post workout recovering their Seaweed and Arnica Bath Salt will be their best friend. The mineral rich sea salts, infused with arnica, seaweed extract and a restorative blind of organic juniper, lavender and pine essential oils sooth all those aches and pains.












And finally Fathers Day wouldn’t be Fathers Day without a visit to those lovely people at the Lush Boutique. From elegant gift sets to pocket money gifts they have it all plus, as usual a fun range of products that will really make him smile.

The Big Moustache Soap inspired by Salvador Dali’s famous moustache  gives a woody charcoal wash, Superdad Hero Eye Mask with aloe vera,carrot juice, saffron and yerba mate will  pamper his eyes. For bath-time fun there’s the  Dirty Bath Bomb for a Spearmint Soak and a No.1 Dad Cup for Spearmint Suds plus some great gift boxes and inspired knot wraps.




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