You dress like a dad. You joke like a dad. Now you can smell like one too.
4711 by Muelhens Original Eau de Cologne, $29
Technically not a perfume in the eau de whatever sense, but in the scent sense (heh), this oil’s jasmine and rose fragrance more than qualifies.
Never gets old. But also, what’s old from high school always becomes new again.
ck one Summer Eau de Toilette, $54
Only a tiny bit like the stuff you used to douse yourself in but more sophisticated and not straight-up extract.
Clean Skin & Vanilla Body Spray, $48
This line does great, affordable scents, and this one is a fan favorite.
Fig Leaf by Demeter Cologne Spray, $24
If you haven’t guessed by now, oils are a good way to be economical about trying more $$$ perfumes. Plus why not moisturize your wrists while making them smell of musky peony?
Elizabeth and James Nirvana White Perfume Oil, $35
Black pepper, bergamot, black currants, and so much chic.
Maison Louis Marie Antidris-Cassis Perfume Oil, $57
For the girl who doesn’t want to smell like everybody else. Notes of sea salt, cut greens (KALE?), cardamom, crushed fennel, and absinthe (OH YES).
TokyoMilk Dark Arsenic No. 17, $42
Not as sweet-smelling as you might suspect, but plenty delicious.
Viva la Juicy Sucré Eau de Parfum, $76