The 10 best new men's scents

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Brand new blends and imaginative twists on time-honoured classics, there’s a scent out there for every man

1. CK One Shock

£23, 50ml edt, nationwide

Calvin Klein has kept ahead of the market for fragrances. Shock, the latest offering, has notes of clementine and cucumber.

2. L'Homme Libre

£34, 40ml edt, nationwide

This is the third interpretation of the classic YSL fragrance. This aroma, with basil and pink pepper, is a popular everyday choice.

3. Marc Jacobs Bang Bang

£31, 30ml edt, 0800 652 7661

This reinterpretation of the earlier Bang scent is refreshingly different. The fresh citrus top note is seductively tempting.

4. Homme by David Beckham

£30, 30ml edt, nationwide

The latest offering from brand Beckham, with its woody and spicy notes, certainly does smell very pleasant.

5. Eau Mage

£60, 50ml edt, www.diptyqueparis.co.uk

This year the Parisian brand turns 50. Eau Mage is part of its anniversary collection.

6. Aramis Impeccable

£45, 110ml edt, 0870 034 2566

For a limited time only, this classic has been spiced up. Aramis Impeccable includes essence of Moroccan cedarwood.

7. Dunhill Custom

£42, 50ml edt, Dunhill, harrods.com

Dunhill's newest fragrance smellsof luxury – oh, and English Pippin apple fused with black pepper.

8. Boss Velvet Amber

£110, 50ml, harrods.com

Part of a collection inspired byluxurious fabric, Velvet & Amber is presented in a pouch of that fabric. Available exclusively at Harrods.

9. 212 VIP Men

£37.50, 50ml edt, 020 7494 6220

Aimed at the party-lover, this includes ingredients that might more readily be associated with a cocktail: vodka and mint.

10. Amber Pour Homme Intense

£44.50, 50ml edt, nationwide

Fans of Prada will be delighted with this intense scent, a blend of patchouli, vanilla and bergamot.

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