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Father’s Day Gift Guide (con’t)

Fragrant Dad
Baldessarini Parfums introduces Baldessarini del Mar, the ultimate entry into exclusive leisure time. A combination of bright mandarin and the unexpected warmth and piquancy of black pepper is blended with the scent of Italian bergamot traditionally used to perfume earl grey tea.
Eau de Toilette Spray, 50ml $102; Eau de Toilette Spray, 90ml $137; After Shave Splash 90ml $109; Deodorant Stick 75g $ 55. BALDESSARINI Del Mar will be available from 15th August 2005 from leading department stores, pharmacies and perfumeries nationally. For stockist call (02) 9663 4277.

For the Dad that loves nature, Aqua Pour Homme Eau De Toilette could be the scent for him. Aqua Pour Homme offers a surge of ozonic notes contrasted with warm spicy undertones – a fresh, sexily masculine scent to transport the wearer wherever the water takes them. Top notes include spicy tangelo, spike lavender and cardamon infused with middle notes of white cedarwood and black pepper and base notes of warm must, amber and sandalwood.
RRP $60. www.nutrimetics.com.au

Trendy Dad
This Father?s Day, why not spoil Dad with a museum inspired gift from one of the most famous museums in the world – Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The Egyptian Astronomy Tie has a pattern adapted from an ancient Egyptian ceiling design, reproduced from the Tomb of Senenmut (about 1470 B.C.). Made from silk twill, this unique tie is available in plum, sage or sand.
The Museum of Metropolitan Art store is located in the QVB in Sydney and Melbourne central in Melbourne

Homely Dad
The Villeroy & Boch NewWave Caffe series is now available in two new designs for Dads who love their coffee. One of the new designs is ?Chocolate Drops? theme that adopts the popular and award-winning Villeroy & Boch NewWave design.
NewWave Caffe Chocolate Drops (arriving in stores at the end of August): Caf? au lait – $49.95, Cappuccino – $42.95, 2pc espresso cup and saucer set – $79.95, Party platter -$49.95, Mug – $44.95 Villeroy & Boch enquiries: 1800 252 770

Double the fun this Father?s Day with the Tiara Duet ? perfect for one, but much more fun for two! With its dual head capability and firm all over spray, the Tiara Duet provides the perfect excuse to get up close and personal with hubby in the shower this Father?s Day. The Tiara Duet also saves water, the unique design literally streams out only 8.8 litres of water a minute in dual head mode, receiving AAA water conservation rating, so you?ll save water, energy and money.
RRP from $199.00 and is available at all leading hardware and plumbing outlets, including Bunnings Warehouse and Mitre 10 or visit the website at www.tiarashowers.com.au

Grooming Dad
When Dad?s bear bugs are getting slightly too realistic, the Remington Titanium High Precision Washable Body Hair Trimmer comes to the rescue. The innovative titanium coated body hair trimmer is perfect for precise trimming and shaping with an interchangeable dual foil shaver for an ultra close shave. It features revolutionary titanium coated blade, is cordless (rechargeable), is washable/showerproof, has interchangeable dual foil shaver to get an ultra close shave for smooth skin, has convenient thumb wheel length adjustment ? 5 settings, and has a removable comb for close-to-skin irritation free precise trimming and shaping.
RRP $43.95

Spoilt Dad
Do away with tired gifts of socks, slippers and underwear this Father?s Day and treat Dad to a new range of ?Father?s Only? hampers and gift packs from Roses Only. One special gift pack contains the Eagles Farewell 1 Tour ? Live from Melbourne DVD, a bottle of Arrowfield Shiraz (750ml) and a box of delicious Lindt Chocolates (235g). Available for delivery in Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane from only $79.00, guaranteed to put a smile on Dad?s face this Father?s Day. www.rosesonly.com.au