The 10 Best men's fragrances
Whether an old favourite, new launch or bestseller, these scents are sure to please even the most masculine of sensibilities
1. Infusion d'homme
£35/50ml, Prada, 020 7494 6220
This is the masculine version of the brand's Infusion d'Iris for women, with of neroli, cedarwood and incense, and benzoin.
2. Terre d'Hermès
£72/100ml, Hermès, uk.hermes.com
Grapefruit and orange sparkle through mineral gunflint in this warm and woody scent, with sensual cedars and earthy vetiver.
3. 34 Boulevard Saint Germain
£60/50ml, Diptyque, diptyqueparis.co.uk
This anniversary fragrance consists of a blend of some of the greatest hits of the famous perfumier.
4. Oud & Bergamot cologne
£95/100ml, Jo Malone, jomalone.com
A masculine scent that packs a punch of sensual, smoky wood due to oud, with a bergamot note.
£57/100ml, Comme des Garçons, 020 7494 6220
Light green top notes quickly dissipate leaving the smoky aroma of gunpowder accord, as well as a vegetal smell of the jungle floor.
£58/50ml, Penhaligon's, penhaligons.com
Inspired by the scents of the workroom of Savile Row tailors Norton & Sons, this is ideal for the mature, dapper gent.
7. 1 Million
£53/100ml, Paco Rabanne, 020 7494 6220
Evoking sun-warmed skin thanks to spicy cinnamon, amber, patchouli and white wood, with a top note of grapefruit, mint and mandarin.
8. Synthesized musk
£36/30ml, Malin + Goetz, liberty.co.uk
With notes of patchouli, lemon and, of course, musk, this light, sweet scent can be worn alone or layered with the brand's lime tonic.
£125/125ml, Christian Dior, dior.com
Masculine vetiver combines with South American Robusta coffee, while freshness comes courtesy of Sicilian grapefruit zest.
£59/100ml, Balmain, selfridges.com
Resin notes in this spicy aroma evoke the hallowed silence of old world churches. Musk and vetiver add sensuality and masculinity.
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