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The B.I.G. 5: The Best in Fragrance for Men

The B.I.G. 5: The Best in Fragrance for Men

We’re dedicating the entire month of August to celebrating the Best of the Best in Male Grooming, in honour of National Men’s Grooming Day. In this instalment of our first annual roundup, we cover the Best in Fragrance for Men. Read more below.

The Best in Fragrance for Men

  1. Murdock London Avalon Cologne 100ml
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    Murdock London Avalon Cologne 100ml

    Top Notes: Sicilian Bergamot, Lemon, Orange

    Heart Notes: Neroli, Rosemary, Lavender

    Bottom Notes: Musk

    Powerful, classic, masculine fragrances are Murdock London’s speciality. Deriving its top notes from Mediterranean terroir, with an earthy base of Musk, this Cologne ticks all the right boxes.

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  2. Calvin Klein Obsessed for Men Eau de Toilette 75ml
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    Calvin Klein Obsessed for Men Eau de Toilette 75ml

    Top Notes: Oro Blanco Grapefruit, Sichaun Pepper, Black Cadamom

    Heart Notes: Cedar Leaves, Labdanum, BLonde Leather

    Bottom Notes: Patchouli Coeur, Black Vanilla, Ambrox Super 

    The sweet, earthy note of Black Vanilla are traditionally feminine, but blended with highly masculine Amber and Leather, produces a uniquely alluring effect in Calvin Klein’s Obsessed for Men.

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  3. Paco Rabanne Black XS Eau de Toilette 100ml
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    Paco Rabanne Black XS Eau de Toilette 100ml

    Top Notes: Calabrian Lemon, Calamond Citrus, Tagete, Sage

    Heart Notes: Cinnamon, Tolu Balm, Black Cardamom, Pralines

    Bottom Notes: Rosewood, Patchouli, Black Amber, Ebony

    Seductive, bold, and instantly striking, Zesty Cirtus opening notes meld with spicy notes of Cinnamon and Patchouli in Paco Rabanne’s Black XS Eau De Toilette.

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  4. Hugo Boss BOSS Bottled Night Eau de Toilette 200ml
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    Hugo Boss BOSS Bottled Night Eau de Toilette 200ml

    Top Notes: Birch Leaf

    Heart Notes: Cardamom, African Violet

    Bottom Notes: Louro Amarelo Wood, Musk 

    The uncommon notes of Birch Leaf, African Violet, and Louro Amarelo are what gives Boss Bottled Night its subtle but deep and impactful aroma.

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  5. Amouage Epic Man 100ml Eau de Parfum
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    Amouage Epic Man 100ml Eau de Parfum

    Top Notes: Pink Pepper Berry, Frankincense, Cumin, Cardamom, Saffron, Mace, Nutmeg, Myrtle

    Heart Notes: Geranium, Myrrh

    Bottom Notes: Oud, Sandalwood, Patchouli, Leather, Frankincense, Cedarwood, Musk, Castoreum

    Amouage’s fragrances tell stories like no other. Epic Man is rich to the point of overflowing with Spice and Exotic fruit, carefully concocted to evoke the Legends of the Silk Road, stretching between China and Arabia.

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  6. Aesop Marrakech Intense EDT 50ml
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    Aesop Marrakech Intense EDT 50ml

    Top Notes: Bergamot, Cloves, Cardamom

    Heart Notes: Neroli, Jasmine, Rose

    Bottom Notes: Cedar, Sandalwood

    A unisex fragrance from Aesop that has been a favourite at Mankind ever since it launched, Aesop Marrakech EDT expertly blends herbal, floral, and woody notes in a compelling complete package.

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  7. Tommy Hilfiger Eau de Toilette 100ml
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    Tommy Hilfiger Eau de Toilette 100ml

    Top Notes: Bergamot, Grapefruit, and Mint

    Heart Notes: Green Apple, Cranberry

    Bottom Notes: Amber, Cotton Flower

    The blend of Fruit notes and Mint in the top and heart of the Tommy Hilfiger EDT give it a refreshing, attention-grabbing quality, that gives way to clean, crisp base notes.

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  8. Trumpers GFT Cologne
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    Trumpers GFT Cologne

    Top Notes: Mandarin, Bergamot, Lemon

    Heart Notes: Tarragon, Lavender, Cypress

    Bottom Notes: Cedar, Moss

    Last up on our rundown of the Best in Fragrance for men is the GFT Cologne from Geo. F Trumper. Melding fresh and musky elements, it’s a quintessentially masculine fragrance that all men will appreciate.

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John

John

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