Words: Emily Venables
The scent a man chooses to wear is a very personal choice and can almost be considered as an extension of his personality. So, there’s a degree of importance in getting it right. No pressure! Luckily, in the fragrance world there are some men’s aftershave brands who get it spot on every single time. At The Perfume Shop you’ll find these best-selling brands who truly have a scent suitable for every man out there!
Men’s aftershave brands to try
Since 1985, Hugo Boss (or Hugo and Boss, as they're actually two brands) have released around 100 different fragrances collectively. So, they know a thing or two about what makes a best-selling scent! There are some undeniable classics within the collection for men such as Boss Bottled. This elegant and powerful scent has been adored since its release in 1998 and is the epitome of modern masculinity and is destined to never go out of style!
Boss has continued to release scents made for the man of today, with bold and brave formulations that ooze seduction including the latest arrival Boss the Scent Intense.
2. Tom Ford
Memorable, luxurious and uncompromising; Tom Ford’s fragrance collection is just as outstanding as the American fashion designer himself. Ford released his first scent Black Orchid in 2006 and although it was originally intended for the female market, men grew to love and wear it too. Ford’s collection now boasts an impressive collection of gender-less, masculine and feminine scents across his two collections; Private Blend and Signature. Each and every formulation from the House of Tom Ford is memorable, opulent and unique.
3. Paco Rabanne
A truly remarkable range of fragrances awaits you by Spanish fashion designer Paco Rabanne. Using a beautiful blend of raw ingredients, the House of Paco Rabanne creates fragrances for men that are simply vibrant and offer a reflection on his work as a designer. His collection of masculine fragrances is designed for the man who takes on every day with gusto, wishes to feel empowered and projects charm. Standout examples include the best-selling 1 Million, Invictus and Black XS.
Armani’s fragrance collection is refined, classic and elegant; everything the Armani brand prides itself upon. Never deterred from exploring unique and precious ingredients, Armani works with a collection of truly wonderful perfumers. Must-try scents include the seductive Code, aquatic Acquia di Gio and the warm and sensual Stronger with You.
The House of Dior have been dominating the fragrance world since the 1940’s, releasing over 200 fragrances since their first creation; the original Miss Dior. Christian Dior passed away in 1957 but the perfume house that bears his name continues to thrive. The legendary fashion house has worked alongside some of the world’s most sought-after perfumers to create luxurious scents including Eau Sauvage, Homme and Sauvage.