Kenzo Power Eau de Toilette
Kenzo Power Eau de Toilette, from £38
The men’s fragrance from Kenzo combines spices with woody and amber notes to create an enveloping, manly scent.
Juicy Couture Dirty English Eau de Toilette, £46 (0800 1234000)
If your man is complaining about having to scrub up in a suit and tie for your wedding, Dirty English could be the scent to buy him. A spicy, woody fragrance with top notes of peppered mandarin and bergamot, its creators describe it as ‘Manarchy in a bottle.’
Pour un Homme de Caron
Pour un Homme de Caron, from £35 (020 7734 8040)
One of the best lavender fragrances ever created, with a warm oriental base with of vanilla and amber.
Boss by Hugo Boss
BOSS by HUGO BOSS Collector’s Edition, from £35
If your man is a devoted BOSS fan, get him this special collector’s edition bottle, designed to celebrate 10 years of the hugely popular vanilla based fragrance.
Creed Green Irish Tweed
Creed Green Irish Tweed, £110 (020 7730 1234)
Green Irish Tweed is the most respected fragrance from luxury house Creed and has a following that includes George Clooney, Pierce Brosnan and David Beckham. The distinctive blend of floral, green and woody notes smells incredible on women too so buy it for him and then borrow…
Calvin Klein Euphoria Men Intense
Calvin Klein Euphoria Men Intense, from £35 (available from 24th September at Boots and leading department stores)
This is a new rich, darker version of the Euphoria Men signature scent – an oriental with warm amber base notes.
Narciso Rodriguez For Him Oil Parfum, £99
This based fragrance is available as an Eau de Toilette but for the perfume oil is much softer and sexier – ambery, musky… manly.
Porsche Design The Essence, from £38 (0207 7301234)
If buying him a Porsche is out of the question (and, let’s face it, it probably is!) this fragrance, with icy metallic topnotes balanced by warm, woody accents of pine balm and incense, offers a more affordable alternative.
Dunhill LONDON, from £32
This fragrance contains rose but don’t tell him and he’ll never know. Crisp apple top notes make it really fresh and contemporary and the sandalwood and vanilla base gives it an unquestionably masculine effect.
Davidoff Adventure, from £32
Fresh, spicy and woody, this is the one to get him if he fancies himself as a bit of an action man. Inspired by the world’s great wildernesses, the bottle even looks like an adventurer’s flask.
Beckham Signature For Him, from £21 (exclusively at Harvey Nichols from 29th August. Available nationwide from 15th September)
The world’s most famous couple has just launched their new duo fragrances, Signature For Him and Signature For Her. The men’s version is a fresh, woody oriental, with a drydown of moss and patchouli.