Our series of holiday gift posts continues with gift ideas for the men in your life, although there are plenty of “unisex” ideas in the other articles, and there are probably a few things here that women might like. If you missed them, check out Part 1: scented body products, Part 2: travel sizes & coffrets and Part 3: home fragrance. Up next: fragranced teas and chocolates.
More shopping ideas: check out Persolaise's round up of holiday 2013 fragrance gifts.
From Acqua di Parma, a candle holder fashioned from wenge wood and buffalo skin: "The wood's strength and hardness, along with its black streaked dark hues, blend perfectly with the soft and compact brown buffalo skin that trims the entire edge. The leather has a discreet hot stamped logo." £140 at Harrods in the UK, Colonia candle is sold separately, £53.
From Cartier, the classic Déclaration in the Cartier d'Amour limited edition collector bottle: "Featuring a silver engraving of the Place Vendôme in Paris, this fresh, spicy and woodsy cocktail smells as chic as it will look on his bureau". $100 for 100 ml Eau de Toilette at Bloomingdales.
From Tom Ford, bar soaps in Oud Wood (top) or Neroli Portofino (bottom). $35 each at Luckyscent.
From Czech & Speake, Vétiver Vert ("a modern interpretation of a classic masculine fragrance”) travel sprays. Four 15 ml bottles, £85 at Czech & Speake.
From L'Occitane, bath items from the Cèdre & Oranger collection: After Shave Balm ($30), Shower Gel ($18) and bar soap ($5), at L'Occitane USA.
From Providence Perfume Co, Gin & Tonic Shower Gel: "Our 100% natural formula is ph balanced to cleanse without drying. Gentle and non-irritating, our natural cleanser contains no harsh detergents that can strip skin of moisture. Created with organic aloe juice to soothe and hydrate, our cleanser delicately perfumes skin and shower for a fragrant bathing ritual." $24 for 270 ml at Providence Perfume Co.
From Le Labo, the Rose 25 candle for Opening Ceremony: "Rose 25, fashioned after Le Labo's Rose 31 fragrance, is the perfect mixture of warm, clean, and woodsy scents. Exclusive to OC, the Rose 25 candle comes in five colorful containers made just for us!" Shown in purple; also sold in yellow, pink, grey and white. $80 at Opening Ceremony.
From Razor MD, an Essential Sandalwood shaving kit: "The Essential Sandalwood travel kit features TSA-approved sizes of pre-shave oil, post-shave lotion and shaving cream. The natural shaving products, made from the finest ingredients, will afford you the perfect shave and therefore - the perfect travel experience." $36 at Nordstrom.