cologne and candles that Dad will actually like

Father’s Day might be a bit tricky this year, especially if you don’t live close to your loved ones. Luckily, there’s sweet, and spicy, fragrances to help transport him to his favourite place – by an outdoor fire, or on a beach. Here’s seven of the best new and noteworthy scents.

Yikes, Father’s Day is around the corner and if you’re like me, you’ve forgotten and left it to the last minute – again. Luckily, we’ve rounded up some of the best cult classic colognes, fresh finds and interesting home fragrances for Dad. Especially perfect as gifts for someone who has everything – and for someone who would never spoil themselves with something that smells this good (or smells like a can of VB).

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SW23 by Shane Warne EDT ($49.99, at Chemist Warehouse)

A woody scent created by cricket legend Shane Warne. Indonesian patchouli, birch wood, oak moss and leather make this a heady, masculine drop.

Giorgio Armani Acqua Di Gio Profondo EDP ($140, at Sephora)

Think of this as the seaside version of the original Acqua di Gio. It’s mineral ocean scent blends with green mandarin and bergamot for a super fresh summer scent.

Lumira Perfume Oil in Cuban Tobacco ($55, at Adore Beauty)

Smells like a sophisticated cigar, it’s rich and creamy and comes in a rollerball for easy application. Ideal for summer nights in Europe – he can dream!

Glasshouse Fireside in Queenstown ($49.95, at Glasshouse Fragrances)

If wearing fragrance isn’t his thing, there’s always scented candles. This spicy cinnamon, clove and tonka blend will transport him to a snow-side Chalet, whisky in hand.

Chanel Bleu de Chanel (from $140, at Myer)

A clean, classic intense wood popular for a reason. Easy to wear and ideal for all occasions.

Le Labo Santal 26 candle ($120, at Mecca)

He might have the cologne, but does he have the candle? This cult favourite will envelop any space instantly and linger long after it’s blown out.

Paco Rabanne Invictus Whos the God Set ($135, at David Jones)

A fun gift pack for the Sport enthusiast in your life, this EDT and deodorant spray set will have him smelling fresh and spicy at the same time.

All products featured in this article are selected by our editors, who don’t play favourites. If you buy something, we may get a cut of the sale.