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Whether for yourself or as a gift, investing in a quality fragrance is always a good choice. Made to complete any look, fragrance can boost your confidence dramatically when chosen correctly. Of course, a high quality fragrance can be quite expensive, so the best time to buy is around Black Friday as you may be able to bag a bargain. We’ve gathered our favourite fragrances which you should definitely own to help you decide.
The Zlatan Ibrahimovic Zlatan Eau De Toilette is the masculine fragrance by internationally renowned footballer, Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Developed with perfumer Olivier Pescheux, this alluring fragrance exudes spirit, strength and charisma. It boasts top notes of green grass, bergamot and pepper, before fading to heart notes of lavender, marine and sea accords. Finally, it fades into base notes of wood, leather and vetiver and is housed in an ink blue bottle.
The Clinique Chemistry Cologne is a masculine fragrance which works with your individual body chemistry for a unique, irresistible scent. Featuring fresh citrus, Jamaican ginger and warming amber notes, this long-lasting fragrance is great for either day or evening wear. Housed in a transparent glass bottle, this personal fragrance makes a great gift as it adjusts to the person wearing it to ensure it suits well.
The Paco Rabanne 1Million for Him Eau De Toilette is the epitome of luxury, wealth and power. Featuring top notes of grapefruit, mint and blood mandarin, followed by heart notes of cinnamon, rose, spice and fresh leather, it creates an aromatic contrast. Settling into base notes of amber and patchouli, it boasts a woody, oriental scent and is housed in a premium gold bottle.
The Versace Eros for Men Eau De Toilette is named after the Greek God of love, boasting a masculine fragrance. Opening with top notes of mint, lemon and apple, it evolves into heart notes of tonka bean, ambroxan and geranium flower. Keeping the fragrance rooted to the ground, it fades to base notes of vanilla, vetiver, oak moss and cedarwood. This oriental, woody scent is housed in a blue, decorative bottle.
The Molton Brown Tobacco Absolute Eau De Toilette is a rich, vibrant, woody fragrance with top notes of elemi, bergamot and grapefruit. Maintaining a deep, earthy aroma, it boasts heart notes of cedarwood, nutmeg and rosewood with base notes of tobacco, leather and Peruvian balsam. This captivating scent is made in England and housed in classic Molton Brown packaging.
The JOOP! WOW! Eau De Toilette is an alluring, masculine fragrance housed in a whisky-inspired bottle. It features top notes of bergamot, cardamom and violet, followed by heart notes of geranium, fir resin and vetiver. It eventually fades down to the base notes of tonka bean, vanilla and cashmere.
The Carven Pour Homme Eau De Toilette is a distinctive fragrance for the contemporary man. Top notes include bergamot, grapefruit and orange blossom with heart notes of nutmeg, sage and violet leaves. Base notes are vetiver, sandalwood and cedar, creating an earthy undertone to the aroma. It’s housed in a black lacquer glass bottle with a masculine silhouette and squared shoulders.
The Salvatore Ferragamo Acqua Essenziale Blue Eau De Toilette is a crisp, sensual, masculine fragrance boasting authenticity. This refreshing aroma is inspired by exotic, tropical waters and has top notes of green cardamom, lemon and bergamot. Classic and timeless, it transforms into heart notes of lavender, cedarwood, cypriol and cascalone, then settles as base notes of tonka bean, patchouli, benzoin and ambroxan. It will leave an intense, smoky aura, great for wearing at night.
The Murdock London Patchouli Cologne is a velvety, rich fragrance inspired by bohemian style and made with 100% natural oils. Top notes include cardamom, nutmeg, black pepper and petitgrain, before wearing down to heart notes of jasmine, rose, geranium and ylang ylang. Base note include Indonesian patchouli, suede and olibanium, making it stimulating, intriguing and quintessentially British.
The Calvin Klein Man Eau De Toilette is a rich, exuberant, heady and classic scent. This concise, dense formula represents outside natural sources with top notes of cypress wood, guaiac wood and sandalwood. Other notes include nutmeg, incense, rosemary and violet leaf, inspired by a crisp, invigorating woodland. This fragrance is the epitome of eccentricity, variance and revolution.
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