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THE NEW MAN: Jimmy Choo Man Blue

FRAGRANCE FAMILY: WOODY Top notes: clary sage, black pepper, bergamot Heart notes: leather, cypress, grey amber Base notes: sandalwood, vanilla, vetiver Fascinating how scents create textural sensations – here we’re getting the deep, velvety herbaceousness of clary sage, grainy roughness of raw leather and the smooth, warm sensuality of sandalwood. Perfumer Nathalie Lorson perfectly interprets…

THE NEW MAN: Creed Viking

FRAGRANCE FAMILY: WOODY Top notes: Calabrian bergamot, Sicilian lemon, pink peppercorn Heart notes: peppercorn, Bulgarian rose, peppermint Base notes: Indian sandalwood, Haitian vetiver, Indian patchouli absolute, lavandin Winner of The Fragrance Foundation 2018’s coveted Award for Best Male Fragrance, Viking captures the spirit of adventurous souls traversing far-flung shores, launching the wearer into bracingly fresh…

THE NEW MAN: Floris Turnbull & Asser 71/72

FRAGRANCE FAMILY: WOODY Top notes: mandarin, bergamot, juniper Heart notes: lavender, jasmine, orris, oudh Base notes: sandalwood, boisamber, frankincense Drawing on centuries of dandyish fashion with devilishly good tailoring, this crisply aromatic fragrance opens with a fizz of citrus – mandarin paired with elegantly fresh bergamot – and a good dash of juniper berries to…

THE NEW MAN: Michael Kors Extreme Speed

FRAGRANCE FAMILY: WOODY Top notes: coriander, cardamom, cypress, sage Heart notes: cinnamon, violet wood Base notes: cedarwood, patchouli, tolu balm Cool, green coriander leaves are layered with exotic spices and distinctively suave woods; aromatic cardamom nestles against the glossy, head-clearing vibes of cypress and the sudden punchiness of silver-green tipped sage. Shady woodland walks unfurl…

THE NEW MAN: Jack Piccadilly ’69

FRAGRANCE FAMILY: WOODY Top notes: bergamot Heart notes: patchouli, petrol Base notes: musk, leather, ginger It’s May 1969 and a young Richard E. Grant is ‘wide-eyed in wonderment’, at London’s Piccadilly Circus, taking in the sights surrounding him. The shocking musical ‘Hair’ (featuring full-frontal nudity) had just launched, hippies swung their bell-bottoms to brand new…

THE NEW MAN: Mont Blanc Legend Night

FRAGRANCE FAMILY: WOODY Top notes: bergamot, clary sage, peppermint, cardamom Heart notes: cedarwood, lavender, violet Base notes: vetiver, patchouli, musk, vanilla Sparkling notes of sunshine filtered through a woodland’s canopy, clary sage and peppermint re-set the soul with cool, herbaceous breezes, a sense of calm strength vibrating through the classic heritage-feel heart of smooth cedarwood,…