Bright, complex and invigorating: 10 men luxury perfumes and colognes from iconic brands such as Maison Francis Kurkdjian, Aesop, Dyptique, TOM FORD, Le Labo, Jo Malone, Byredo, Frederic Malle, and more.
19-69 + Palm Angels Limited Edition Orange Kush Eau de Parfum, 100ml
Made in collaboration with LA-based Palm Angels, 19-69’s ‘Orange Kush’ Eau de Parfum is inspired by a time when young Santa Monica and Venice beach surfers would end their days riding their boards in empty pools and in turn founding skateboarding culture. The fresh fragrance is infused with notes of Sweet Orange, Hemp and Tangerine Blossom as a nod to the laid-back California lifestyle.
MAISON FRANCIS KURKDJIAN Oud Satin Mood Eau de Parfum, 200ml
Opening with musky Bulgarian and Turkish Rose and grounded by woody base notes, Maison Francis Kurkdjian’s ‘Oud Satin Mood’ fragrance works particularly well for evening events. This rich Eau de Parfum deepens to reveal scents of Patchouli, Vanilla and Violet, rounded off with notes of Siamese Benzoin and Laotian Oud.
BYREDO Eau de Parfum Mumbai Noise, 100ml
Inspired by founder Ben Gorham’s Indian heritage and his childhood trips to Chembur, a suburb of Mumbai, Byredo’s ‘Mumbai Noise’ captures the city’s sensory overload. Base notes of Oud, Labdanum and Sandalwood are combined with Coffee and Tonka Beans and rounded off with Davana for a woody yet spicy year-round aroma.
AESOP Marrakech Intense Eau de Parfum, 50ml
Inspired by the cultural wealth of the city of Marrakech, Aesop’s eau de parfum is infused with popular Moroccan spices that you might come across trawling the world-renowned street markets there, Clove and Cardamom. It’s balanced by notes of sweet Jasmine and Neroli, citrusy Bergamot and deep Sandalwood that build a rich and exotic fragrance.
TOM FORD BEAUTY Soleil Neige Eau de Parfum, 50ml
TOM FORD BEAUTY believes in stocking your bathroom cabinet with a range of scents to reflect your mood, and this ‘Soleil Neige’ Eau de Parfum has a fresh and bright fragrance that’s reminiscent of a serene Alpine walk. It’s infused with top notes of Bergamot and Carrot Seed, a heart of Jasmine Grandiflorum and settles on a woody base that’s blended with Benzoin and Vanilla.
DIPTYQUE Tam Dao Eau de Toilette – Rosewood, Cypress & Myrtle, 50ml
Inspired by the mesmerising heat of an Asian jungle, Diptyque’s ‘Tam Dao’ Eau de Toilette is bright, complex and invigorating. It opens with rich floral notes and is layered with woody Goa Sandalwood and Cedar at its heart. A blend of spicy and musky accords ground it – hits of Cypress, Amber and sweet Brazilian Rosewood will linger all day.
FREDERIC MALLE Vetiver Extraordinaire Eau de Parfum – Pink Pepper, Haitian Vetiver, Sandalwood, 50ml
Frederic Malle’s ‘Vetiver Extraordinaire’ Eau de Parfum is a testament to perfumer Mr Dominique Ropion’s “”particularly inventive”” spirit. Created using molecular distillation, this invigorating scent is formulated with three times the amount of Vetiver typically used in fragrances. It has a warm woody base, balanced by zesty notes of Bitter Orange Peel, Pink Pepper and Sandalwood.
JO MALONE LONDON Wood Sage and Sea Salt Cologne, 30ml
Jo Malone London’s cologne is infused with notes of Sage, Sea Salt and Ambrette Seeds to evoke the bracing air of the coast. Sized at 30ml and contained in a slim glass vessel, it’s ideal for stashing in a briefcase or pouch for refreshing your scent come evening.
LE LABO Perfume Oil – Bergamote 22, 30ml
‘Bergamote 22’ by Le Labo is a refined balancing act, composed of sweet Amber, bitter Grapefruit and Musk with a hint of Vetiver. Distilled into this perfume oil, which is made without alcohol and is paraben-free, this distinctive fragrance has all the hallmarks of a classic.
TOM FORD BEAUTY Ombré Leather Eau de Parfum, 100ml
TOM FORD’s ‘Ombré Leather’ infusion is the kind of well-rounded fragrance that’ll become a recognisable signature scent – it’s intended to evoke a vast desert landscape at sunrise, so you’ll notice rich layers of Amber and Jasmine along with base notes of Patchouli and Moss. The matte-black vessel will look sleek on your bathroom shelf.