THE CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE: FRAGRANCE FOR HIM
CRABTREE & EVELYN HUNGARY COLOGNE
Inspired by a 14th century tonic, this unique scent uses rosemary as the heart, while pink pepper, spearmint and geranium are combined with the likes of amber and musk. The result? A citrus/aromatic fragrance for everyday use.
JIMMY CHOO MAN
Although famous for its women’s shoes, Jimmy Choo has ventured into the fragrance department and even has one for men to enjoy. This number is front by Games of Thrones star Kit Harington is a woody, fresh scent that piles in lavender, mandarin, and pink pepper, as well as patchouli and suede.
DOLCE & GABBANA THE ONE THE COLLECTOR’S EDITION FOR HIM
Classic and modern, vibrant and engaging, this Oriental Spicy scent is an intoxicating blend of Tobacco notes and refined spices.
ISSEY MIYAKE NUIT D’ISSEY
Inspired by the force of the night, this scent has fruity/spicy top notes of bergamot and grapefruit, as well as heart notes of leather, black pepper and vetiver. Meanwhile, its base notes include tonka bean, patchouli and ebony tree.
This bold and energetic number boasts top notes of pineapple, blackcurrant and bergamot before descending into a peppery rose and jasmine middle. Base notes of musk, oak moss and vanilla complete this masculine scent.
PACO RABBANE 1 MILLION
We love this evoking scent that is encased in a luxe gold bottle and is both fresh and spicy. It combines rose, musk, mandarin and peppermint, plus a good dosage of leather, to create an irresistible fragrance.
FERRARI RED POWER & FERRARI VETIVER ESSENCE
Forget the cars, Ferrari has two stunning scents that your man is bound to love. First up is Red Power, which piles in yummy aromas like blood orange, bergamot, cardamom, geranium, patchouli and tonka bean. Meanwhile, Vetiver Essence is a zesty crisp scent that combines green apple, mint and bergamot with vetiver, orange blossom and amber.
CLINIQUE HAPPY FOR MEN
We love Clinique Happy for ourselves, but you can also treat your bloke to the masculine take on this classic scent. Its refreshing aroma is a fresh citrus blend that is long-lasting and smells amazing.
ZEGNA PERUVIAN AMBRETTE
This rich fragrance uses ambrette, which is the only natural non-animal musk scent, which comes from the pods of hibiscus plants. It’s refined in a bottle to product this masculine and evoking aroma.
BOSS BOTTLED COLLECTOR’S EDITION
You can’t go wrong with Hugo Boss’ classic original fragrance and this collector’s edition is a must-have. Encased in a stylish black bottle, it collates notes such as apple, citrus, cinnamon, cloves and sandalwood for a woody, oriental scent.
CALVIN KLEIN CK ONE RED
For a vibrant, juicy number, this fragrance is a must-buy. Kicking off with top notes of red pear, it follows into a mid-blend of rich suede, before finishing with sensual vetiver and tonka bean.
A modern twist on a classic, this cool and fresh scent sensation combines a pair of evoking aromas – black pepper and ginger – resulting in this gorgeous number.
GUCCI GUILTY BLACK
Thrill-seekers will love this intense and exciting addition from Gucci. This passionate scent comes in a bold black bottle and takes the likes of violet, raspberry, amber and pink pepper, to create an oriental-floral fragrance.
DKNY FOR MEN
For a strong and irresistible fragrance, this DKNY number is a sure hit. Feeling both fresh and woody, it blends jasmine and ocean mist, before combining it with juicy grapefruit and sensual patchouli.
JOOP HOMME WILD
This comes in a chic dark purple glass bottle, complete with a stylish metal capped lid. The fragrance itself has a touch of tobacco notes throughout, which is spiced up with pink pepper.
JEAN PAUL GAULTIER LE MALE
A timeless classic, this fresh and sensual scent is bound to please even the fussiest of guys. It uses bold mint, creamy vanilla and a touch of lavender to create a sexy and fun fragrance.
DIESEL ONLY THE BRAVE
Coming in a unique hand-shaped bottle, this aroma has top notes of mandarin orange and zesty lemon, which follows into a heart of violet and coriander. This is all topped off with a leather and amber base.
PACO RABANNE 1 MILLION COLLECTOR’S EDITION
This striking scent is a sensual one that uses blood mandarin, grapefruit and peppermint as the opening. It’s heart combines musk and rose absolute, which is completed with a base of leather accord, tonka bean and amber ketal.
Both you and your man will adore this stunning fragrance. Blending both tradition and modernity, it takes lavender, sage, amber, patchouli and leather to create a woody/floral scent.
BVLGARI AQUA MARINE
There’s nothing quite like fresh natural water and this fragrance captures it in a bottle. It takes mandarin, grapefruit, neroli and white cedarwood to create a fresh and vibrant aroma.