Good perfumes may seem invisible, but they never go unnoticed. They are capable of leaving a trace and an indelible mark on anyone’s olfactory memory. Fragrances awaken the sense of smell so strongly that they evoke memories of people and experiences or specific places in a matter of seconds. Good perfumes are also part of the identity of those who wear them. That is why men need to choose their own personal fragrance carefully. Style is not all about the external look, but also the details that increase a man’s attractiveness and charm. On a special occasion like Valentine’s Day, men must wear the most suitable and captivating winter perfume to both look and smell as a sophisticated gentleman.
Unlike spring or summer perfumes, winter fragrances are more dense and intense. The coldest season of the year calls for warmer perfumes whose compositions are made with ingredients such as musk, amber or incense. Other formulas with resins, spices or green notes will let men achieve longer fixation on the skin and durability of the smell. Style Konsult is giving men advice on how to choose the most appropriate perfume depending on their personality and features. We have made a selection of winter perfumes with woody nuances, smoky notes and spicy chords. Dive into the world of magical aromas, which will mesmerize you and all those who get to smell your personal fragrance.
TOP MASCULINE WINTER FRAGRANCES
1. Soleil Brûlant by Tom Ford
Pink pepper, bergamot or tangerines are just some of the ingredients of this magnificent perfume that hides a kind of warmth capable of enchanting you. Its recipe will make it impossible for you to go unnoticed: honey, amber, olibanum incense and orange blossom. The golden fragrance of Soleil Brulant has a lot of personality and power.
2. Neroli Portofino Eau de Parfum by Tom Ford
Neroli Portofino is a luxurious version of the classic citrus cologne that was introduced in 2011 and became very popular. Its main ingredients are neroli, bergamot and lemon. Tom Ford Neroli Portofino Forte is a remarkable fragrance with wood and leather scents. It is the perfect perfume to wear during the transition from winter to spring.
3. Cologne Indélébile by Frederic Malle
It is another amazing perfume for the change of seasons. Its fresh and original formula, made of orange blossom absolute and white musk, is an infallible combo that creates a bewitching and alluring smell. You will be dazzled by its extraordinary fragrance.
4. Dark Amber & Ginger Lily Cologne Intense by Jo Malone London
It is one of the most intense and captivating winter perfumes because of its sweet and deep vanilla scent. The dark amber and the ginger lily fragrances are a delightful combination that fascinates anyone who smells it. It leaves a strong and unique impression.
5. Luna Rossa Ocean for Men by Prada
Luna Rossa Ocean is a classic perfume with delicate aromas like lily, saffron and a refreshing cocktail of citrus. The fragrance gives off a halo of freshness thanks to the lavender and sage notes. When smelling Luna Rossa Ocean, you will feel like diving into the depths of a mysterious and beautiful sea.
6. Mumbai Noise by Byredo
Mumbai is a paradise in which colors and scents are everywhere. Some of those fragrances are tonka bean, agarwood, coffee, amber, leather, sandalwood. The enveloping and warm perfume will make you travel to an exotic Eden with its sensory journey. Its permanence on the skin is one of its best characteristics.
7. Phantom by Paco Rabanne
This perfume is a wonderful fragrance because its creators used neuroscience to select notes and ingredients that stimulate sensuality, well-being and energy. In addition to lavender, vetiver, vanilla or apple, Phantom also contains styrallyl acetate, which is a vintage molecule that activates the feeling of alertness.
8. Oud for Happiness by Initio
The main ingredient is oud, which generates a relaxing and pleasing aroma. Initio has worked to produce a distinctive and valuable perfume. They have used freshly cut narcotic herbs to achieve an energizing and uninhibited result. The perfume transmits calmness with fragrances of ginger, Virginia cedar, warm notes of musk and vanilla.
9. Gucci Guilty Pour Homme by Gucci
Another classic fragrance with 10 years of history with a formulation and a recipe that are still innovative thanks to the use of white flowers, an ingredient that is traditionally used in feminine perfumes. However, this perfume is masculine because of its other amazing ingredients: orange blossom, leather, lavender, pink pepper, Italian lemon and cedar wood.
10. Moncler Pour Homme by Moncler
Moncler Pour Homme is a perfume that teleports people to the mountains with its fragrances of vetiver, cedar, amber, green pine and sage. All those scents fit in a warm and magnetic perfume that enhances men’s charismas. A man who wears Moncler Pour Homme will appear adventurous and energetic.
11. Le Male by Jean Paul Gaultier
Paul Gaultier’s Le Male is a classic that is 27 years old and remains faithful to his essence. Lavender, mint, cardamom, sandalwood and cedar are just some of the ingredients of the acclaimed aromatic composition. The notes of cinnamon, orange blossom or vanilla add a touch of warmth and sweetness to the coldest winter days.
12. Sauvage Elixir by Dior
‘Rock, night, wolves and the Moon’ have been the four elements that inspired Dior to create this new version of a classic. Grapefruit, cinnamon and nutmeg make up the top notes of a perfume with which it will be impossible for you to go unnoticed. It is made of ingredients like liquorice, vetiver and patchouli: three types of wood that make up this kind of sophisticated and brilliant smell.
13. Fusion d’Issey Extreme by Issey Miyake
The perfume has a powerful contrast between ice and fire that appear reflected in spices and amber. Fusion d’Issey Extreme is an olfactory journey into the deep sea and dormant volcanoes. The ingredients are bergamot, mint and volcanic woods such as sandalwood and patchouli.
14. Le Parfum by Yves Saint Laurent
This addictive perfume has lavender, apple, geranium, cedar and incense notes, which will add an elegant touch to your style. The perfume has a lot of fixation on the skin. Do not forget to apply it at strategic points to enhance its ingredients, mostly on the neck and on both wrists.
15. Bvlgari Man Terrae Essence by Bvlgari
This unmatched perfume is an ode to nature and masculinity. It is a fragrance with a warm, woody and earthy heart, capable of conquering any olfactory peak with scents such as citron, calamansi, orris root and vetiver and notes of styrax. These ingredients purely come from Earth and transport you to a Mediterranean forest or to the morning of a wintery day.
There are many fragrances that men can wear to feel powerful, attractive, magnetic and stylish. Taking into consideration the sense of smell is very important to complete a neat look. The right fragrance will distinguish you from others. Therefore, pay special attention to the perfume you normally wear and choose a remarkable one for your Valentine’s Day date.