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,

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,

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,

A masculine scent that packs a punch of sensual, smoky wood due to oud, with a bergamot note.

5. Amazingreen

£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.

6. Sartorial

£58/50ml, Penhaligon's,

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,

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.

9. Vétiver

£125/125ml, Christian Dior,

Masculine vetiver combines with South American Robusta coffee, while freshness comes courtesy of Sicilian grapefruit zest.

10. Carbone

£59/100ml, Balmain,

Resin notes in this spicy aroma evoke the hallowed silence of old world churches. Musk and vetiver add sensuality and masculinity.