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Perfumes for the men in your life
Scent can be a tricky gift to nail. Between all the different notes, the packaging, and how your guy is more liking to use the cologne, picking the perfect perfume for the men in your life can be a hard task.
So why not choose a fragrance that suits your man’s personality!
Here we break down five different types of men that you may be shopping for, and which notes to keep an eye on when you’re sniffing away in the perfume aisle.
He’s the type of guy that would normally surprise you with a perfume. He isn’t into heavy scents, yet prefers something more traditional and sophisticated.
Notes like bergamot, cardamom and pink pepper tick all the boxes for a scent as charismatic as the man wearing it!
- Michael Kors Men Extreme Blue Eau de Toilette Spray
- L'OCCITANE Eau des Baux Eau de Toilette
- Essenze by Ermenegildo Zegna Florentine Iris
Unconventional fragrances are a great option for men that don’t always think inside the box.
Notes of tobacco, ginger, leather or coffee mix well for the perfect unique scent. Or try a fragrance that is designed to adapt to each individual’s body chemistry, for the ultimate custom blend!
- Tom Ford Private Blend Tobacco Oud ($350, David Jones)
- Escentric Molecules Molecule 01 ($118, mecca.com.au)
- Clinique Chemistry for Men
The adventure seeker
Off on a hike, in the surf or chasing his next adrenaline rush, we all have that one adventure seeker in our lives.
Fresh notes such as lemon and grapefruit, mixed with more woody elements like cedarwood and sandalwood make these nature-inspired fragrances ideal.
The fun and playful
His carefree nature and playful personality make him the fun-loving guy that is always up for anything!
Citrus and fruity notes like grapefruit, pineapple, lime and mandarin combine for a modern, energetic twist.
The dark and mysterious
A deep, rich scent is perfect for the man that keeps his cards close to his chest.
Notes of incense, patchouli, sichuan pepper and vetiver pair like a dream, for the man of mystery.
- John Varvatos Dark Rebel Eau de Toilette
- Jo Malone London Incense & Cedrat Cologne Intense
- Tom Ford Noir Anthracite ($185, David Jones, on counter August 13, 2017)
What is your favourite male scent? What do you look for when shopping for a male fragrance?