Leighton Denny – Light & Dark Desire
Something a little different to many of the heavyweight contenders for Autumn, Light & Dark Desire is a unisex fragrance with a fresh yet oriental feel. The combination of heady notes such as moss and patchouli combined with zesty lemon and grapefruit make it ideal for those warmer autumn days.
Yves Saint Laurant – Y
Capturing the essence of the millennial generation, Yves Saint Laurant have just released their new perfectly balanced fragrance, Y. Inspired by Yves classic, minimal uniform; the scents opens with fresh notes of bergamot before deeper aromas of musk and ambergris develop to create a well-rounded, seasonless fragrance – well deserving of the signature spot on any man’s bathroom shelf.
Prada – L’Homme Intense
Arguably the most powerful on the list, L’Homme Intense from iconic Italian fashion house, Prada, is a uniquely rich and long lasting EDP that will add an air of sophistication and luxury to any man. Ideal for those looking to get noticed with something a little different from the rest.
Twist & Spritz – Atomiser
While, obviously, not a fragrance in its own right Twist & Spritz is a handy device that allows you syphon off 100 sprays of your fragrance to take out and about. Handy for taking your scent from daytime to evening without carrying around weighty bottles.
Initio – Psychedelic Love
Another boutique fragrance that’s a little different from the rest, you can rest assured that few other men will be sporting the decedent Psychedelic Love. Creamy and floral with a woody, masculine undertone; aromas of vanilla and almond are balanced out with deeper sandalwood to form a scent suited to only the most confident of gents.
HUGO BOSS – BOSS Bottled
As one of the most celebrated men’s fragrance brands, BOSS have bolstered their expansive fragrance line with the addition of BOSS Bottled Collectors Edition for 2017. Fresh, yet aromatic and spicy, the new edition uses the same trusty, hyper-masculine formula the world has grown to love – ideal for an everyday office option.
Issey Miyake – L’eau Majeure D’Issey
Another relatively seasonless option, L’eau Majeure D’Issey is the latest in a long line of the house’s revered fragrance line. Zesty grapefruit and bergamot are followed by woody cashmeran and refreshing sea notes to create an inoffensive aroma, once again, ideal for a day-to-day option.
Coach – Coach for Men
Inspired by the American dream, James Franco fronts the newly released Coach for Men fragrance from the iconic US brand. Invigorating cardamom and kumquat are followed by musky ambergris and sultry suede notes for a fragrance to bring you back to the glory days of the U.S of A.
Le Labo – OUD 27
One of the most talked about fragrance houses in recent times, Le Labo’s OUD 27 is a favourite among the PAUSE team. Rich, unique and the ultimate experience in olfactory opulence; the decedent woody aromas of oud, patchouli, ambergris and musk are not for those looking to go unnoticed.
Tom Ford – Fucking Fabulous
Hands down, the buzziest fragrance of 2017; Tom Ford’s Fucking Fabulous hits you with notes of tonka bean, leather and sage with about as much subtly as a monster truck. Sweet, yet masculine, the British designer’s latest fragrance doesn’t come cheap but you can guarantee you’ll be the best smelling gent wherever you go.