Scent of Man

Pick any one of these to add to your man’s bathroom cabinet, for spritzing on after that post-workout shower or simply to just indulge you on your hot night out.

BVLGARI New Man, Eau De Toilette $167, all leading departmental stores

A fragrance for the versatile and determined man, this is a luminous and sensual woody fragrance incorporating the essence of white woody musk, lotus, bergamot with sandalwood, amber and cashmere.

The Body Shop Red Musk Eau De Parfum $89.90 for 100ml, The Body Shop stores

Determinedly sophisticated and non-comformist, this apparently unisex fragrance features no flowers, only a bold blend of spiced musk with hot notes of cinammon and intense tobacco.

Salvatore Ferragamo Acqua Essenziale Eau De Toilette, $102 for 50ml, TANGS and Takashimaya departmental stores

Green cardamom, grapefruit and bergamot meld together to create the top notes with the Cascalone molecule, which captures the olfactory experience of cold and fresh water.

Jaguar Vision III Eau De Toilette, $85 for 100ml, selected Metro and BHG departmental stores

The fragrance combines the familiar sandalwood, vanilla, and cedar base notes with pineapple and lemon top notes for an energising twist.
Valentino UOMO Pour Homme, $99 for 50ml, selected major departmental stores and Sephora stores

This is an understated but masculine fragrance, mostly warm and woody with nutty and even chocolatey undertones, some reviewers claim.
Acqua di Gio Giorgio Armani for men, $85, leading departmental stores

Bitter citrus with rosemary intertwined with salty, sea nuances and pellucid hedione. Sharp notes of spices are softened by a woody base and a warm and musky trail.
Leather Musk Cologne 100mL, $72, Crabtree & Evelyn

This masculine and confident addictive fragrance has Indonesian patchouli and Haitian vetiver which add a warm, woody appeal, like a classic leather jacket that never goes out of style.

The Body Shop Black Musk Eau De Toilette $45.90  for 60ml, The Body Shop stores

Imbued with luscious, mouth-watering notes of bambinella pear, spiked with pink pepper and bergamot accords for seductive effect.

Ralph Lauren Red Intense, $129, TANGS

An intoxicating blend of red ginger, rich leather, and roasted coffee that ignites the thrill seeker in every man.






Nanny Eliana has a day job as a public relations consultant and is married to a cat and a former major from the British Parachute Regiment. Her objective in life is to retire in Bali and publish her first novel, not necessarily in that order.

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