Father’s Day gift guide 2020 – British GQ

Change up his fragrance

Choosing a scent for yourself is hard enough, let alone buying for anyone else. The more you sample the more confusing it gets – it’s a sensory minefield. Luckily, with its game-changing fragrance combinations and aesthetically pleasing packaging, Molton Brown is a guaranteed win this Father’s Day. 

Empower his venturesome spirit with Coastal Cypress & Sea Fennel. A concoction of cardamom, marine notes and salted cypress, this refreshing fragrance is bound to whisk him off to far-flung lands. Or why not spice up his daily spritz with Re-Charge Black Pepper? This aromatic energiser of myrtle pepper, cedarwood and, of course, black pepper will perk up any bathroom cabinet. Whether you choose to upgrade his bath and shower gel, gift an eau de parfum or treat him to a collection gift set, you’ll be sure to broaden his scentscape with Molton Brown – unless you end up keeping it for yourself, that is.

Coastal Cypress & Sea Fennel Eau De Parfum by Molton Brown, £110 for 100ml. moltonbrown.co.uk

For the cigar connoisseur

This is the mother (or father) of all coffee table books. Part of Assoline’s bestselling Ultimate Collection, The Impossible Collection Of Cigars will take him on a journey via Cuban tobacco farms, introducing him to the torcedores (master cigar rollers) and the world’s most commendable and coveted cigars.

The Impossible Collection Of Cigars by Assouline, £775. assouline.com

Style and substance

Show him the way to work out in style and chic up his downtime look this Father’s Day with this Colmar zip-through hoodie. Perfect for layering over a gym kit en route to hit the treadmill or update the weekend corner shop run attire.

Workout challenge

Spice up his workout routine with this exercise die from William & Son. With commands such as planks, push-ups, crunches and squats, it promises to add some spontaneity and competition to up his exercise game. Drop and give him 20!

For the gentleman on the go

This marine-blue Ettinger wash bag will elevate his travel grooming routine in no time. Made from a grainy textured goat leather with a handy exterior slip pocket, it boasts plenty of room to carry his skincare regime from A to B.

Finishing touches

If you’re after a guaranteed way to earn favourite child status, you need only look to Dolce & Gabbana to help. This gold and jasper ring and cufflink set will sign off any tailoring look in style.

Country companion

Make sure he never goes thirsty in the great outdoors again with this leather double hip flask, ideal for sharing on a country walk while you put the world to rights. You could even go that extra mile and get it engraved with your father’s initials.

Bathroom cabinet upgrade

Add a new element to your father’s grooming routine with this retinol crème by Skin Design London. He’ll thank you tenfold once the compliments on his new youthful complexion start rolling in.

The timepiece

On the lookout to give him something extra special this Father’s Day? Well, mission accomplished with this Gucci watch. This modern take on a classic timepiece will take pride of place in the collection of any watch fan.

Summertime hero

With bold prints and an innovative waterproof pocket design, Randy Cow swimming shorts go beyond the beach. This Father’s Day, encourage him to make a statement, embrace print and up his summer style game.

Refresh, recharge and reinvigorate

With characterful blends of unexpected ingredients, Molton Brown’s signature scent-worthy shower gels will brighten up any daily ritual. Empower his venturesome spirit with Coastal Cypress and Sea Fennel to pep up his morning routine.