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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.