Christmas Scents for Men
Men can be so hard to buy for – often they don’t even know what they want. Fragrance is a fail-safe gift for any man, and there have been some fabulous ones launch ahead of Christmas this year. At Beauty Over 40, we’ve taken the hard work out of finding a Christmas fragrance for the man in your life, whether they are your father, husband, brother, or son. These scents are sure to appeal to any man, be he sporty, outdoorsy, refined, academic, or creative.
Armani Code Colonia EDT
The arrival of a new Armani men’s fragrance is always welcome news – they are so wearable, smell divine. The Armani Code Colonia man is elegant, and knows exactly how to wear his clothes – with a discreet, casual ease, giving him a certain allure and seductive power. This fresh fragrance offers a combination of citrus top notes – bergamot, mandarin, pink peppercorns, with aromatic middle notes of clary sage that mingle with floral notes and resonate with salicylate orange blossom. EDT 75ml RRP $140.00. Also available in a 50ml EDT RRP $115.00 and 125ml EDT RRP $175.00,
Coach for Men
Exuding the cool confidence that is pure New York, Coach for Men is a scent for the modern man. Classic and romantic, the fragrance is energetic and adventurous. Coach for Men opens with a crisp, effervescent notes of green nashi pear, kumquat, and bergamot. Middle notes of cardamom, geranium and coriander add spicy warmth, and a touch of sweetness, whilst base note vetiver adds an earthy, woody texture, layered with hints of suede and ambergris. EDT 100ml RRP $115.00. Also available in EDT 60ml RRP $85.00.
Aramis Modern Leather
Aramis Modern Leather is a new twist on the classic Aramis fragrance. Distinctly masculine and elegant, the fragrance marries timelessness and contemporary with ease. Top notes of basil and thyme lift the scent and give it distinction. Middle note genranium enlivens your senses, and adds a masculine floral note, whilst patchouli adds depth. The base notes of refined leather and oak moss lend a warmth and earthiness to this robust fragrance. 110ml RRP $125.00.
The Y man is creative, a doer, accomplished. Y, the new fragrance for men from Yves Saint Laurent is the embodiment of these words. Y is not the story of a man but of a men generation: creative and doers they dare to follow their passions and intuitions & create their own path to self-accomplishment. The fragrance represents the dual personality of those men: clear & bright on the top notes of white accord, while strong & sensual on the heart & base notes of geranium absolute and white aldehydes, incense and ambergris accord. A white & dark masculine fougere, Y is the scent of freedom to dream, dare & live to be accomplished. EDT 100ml RRP $149.00.
Paco Rabanne Pure XS
The Paco Rabanne man has it all and lives life to excess. Paco Rabanne Pure XS builds tension and dizzies your senses.The scent is a smouldering Oriental, with top notes of icy ginger to awaken your senses, vegetal sap and ultra-masculine thyme lend a contrast of creaminess and sensuality. Middle notes cinnamon and vanilla infused leather-liquor-musk add a mouth watering spiciness, whilst the base notes of myrhh dusted with sugar add a depth and warmth to the fragrance. 100ml RRP $129.00. Also available in 50ml RRP $97.00
CK Obsessed is the re-invention of the iconic CK Obsession fragrance. Obsessed plays on the memory of scent, mixing memory and desire to create a thoroughly modern scent where masculinity and femininity are mixed. CK Obsessed for Men is an Oriental Woody Amber with top notes of grapefruit and Sichaun black pepper opening the scent with a crispness leaving you wanting more Vanilla heart notes typically associated with female fragrances, combined with traditional male base notes of amber and wood to lend a sensuality and depth to the fragrance. This is a scent for the young and young at heart. EDT 125ml RRP $99.00. Also available in a 75ml EDT RRP $79.00, women’s EDP 50ml RRP $79.00, and women’s EDP 100ml RRP $99.00.
Jimmy Choo Man Ice
Jimmy Choo MAN ICE exudes the masculinity, innate confidence and effortless attitude that defines the Jimmy Choo man. The fragrance opens with a refreshing citrus breeze of mandarin, bergamot and cedrat essence. Heart notes of woody vetiver, patchouli essence and cedarwood enhanced by crisp apple intensify the fragrance, whilst base notes of musk, moss and ambroxan gives the fragrance a natural elegance punctuated by a hypnotic signature to finish. EDT 100ml RRP $119.00. Also available in EDT 50ml RRP $95.00.
The new JOOP! fragrance is dedicated to the man who is strong willed, free-spirited, with nothing to prove. JOOP! WOW! is fresh, woody, and more than a little addictive. Captivating top notes of bergamot and cardamom awaken your senses. Heart notes of vetiver and fir balsam absolute create an intoxicating trail towards the base notes of cashmeran and tonka bean, which create a masculine depth to round out the finish. EDT 100ml RRP $110.00. Also available in EDT 60ml RRP $80.00.