Gentleman autumn is upon us and it’s time to tweak your fragrance selection to suit the season. It’s time to retire your refreshing scents and choose fragrances which incorporate light notes of spice to add an element of warmth to those chilly days. Here are a few of my favourite men’s fragrances which are perfectly paired to the season.
Montblanc – Legend Spirit
Fresh, woody and aromatic, the latest instalment from Montblanc will have you smelling stylish and sophisticated this season. Re-inventing its 2011 signature scent Legend, Legend Spirit combines refreshing citrus note with spice, followed by powerful aromatics at its heart. Combining Pink peppercorn, bitter grapefruit, lavender, oak moss and white musks, this fragrance is perfect for any occasion autumn throws your way. Montblanc Legend Spirit 100ml EDT RRP $110. Available from Myer and David Jones department.
John Varvatos – Dark Rebel
Inspired by the fearless and rebellious attitude of classic bad boy icons, the latest scent by John Varvatos will have you turning heads. The edgy and intoxicating fragrance features an abundance of warm spices, along with a selection of exotic ingredients to unleash your inner bad boy. Dark Rebel features notes of Jamaican Rum, Kentucky Bourbon, dragon skull flower, black leather, tobacco leaves and Mexican blackened vanilla beans. John Varvatos Dark Rebel 125ml, $115. Available from a selection of fine retailers.
Ermenegildo Zegna – Essenze: Javanese Patchouli
Highlighting the dry and lush, hot and cold facets of patchouli, Ermenegildo Zegna Essenze Javanese Patchouli is a perfect fragrance choice for the season. Combining Italian Bergamot, pink pepper, tonka bean and cedar wood, these ingredients add precision while allowing the hero, Javanese Patchouli to shine. This understated fragrance is both modern and sophisticated. Ermenegildo Zegna Essezne: Javanese Patchouli 125ml, $200. Available from selected David Jones stores and Ermenegildo Zegna boutiques.
Bottega Veneta – Pour Homme Essence Aromatique Eau De Cologne
Following in the footsteps of the Bottega Veneta Pour Homme comes the latest instalment to the Bottega Veneta collection for men, Pour Homme Essence Aromatique Eau de Cologne. This elegant yet relaxed scent combines woody notes with hints of citrus making it perfect ideal for autumn. The fragrance is an unexpected take on a classic cologne opening with a pungent freshness of citrus notes which then gradually releases woody accents followed by masculine patchouli at its heart. Fragrance notes include Italian Bergamot, Siberian Pine and Indonesian Patchouli. Bottega Veneta – Pour Homme Essence Aromatique Eau De Cologne 90ml, $120. Available from selected Myer and David Jones store nationally.
Michael Kors – Extreme Blue
Urban, masculine and adventurous, the latest fragrance by Michael Kors is designed for the man who knows no limits or bounds. This modern and dynamic fragrance combines refreshing citrus with warm spices and nutty undertones to create a classic masculinity. Featuring bergamot, Angelica seed, cardamom, cypress and sage, this scent will have you ready to conquer anything this season. Michael Kors Extreme Blue 120ml, $120. Available from Myer, David Jones and Sephora stores nationally.
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