The scent business

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12 Nov 2017
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Our fashion guru picks the right fragrance for you to match your day-to-day activity

1. For the ‘It’s My First Time’ guy

With a delightful blend of aniseed, juniper, masculine leather, amber and bergamot, Gucci’s Made To Measure is a fresh and intriguing fragrance that is sure to leave a lasting impression, in the most positive of ways. Deliciously fresh, interesting and unobtrusive, it’s the perfect scent for the first-time interviewee.

GUCCI MADE TO MEASURE
Fragrance group: Oriental Spicy
Main accords: Fresh spicy, aromatic, floral
Nose: Frida Giannini
Top notes: Aniseed, Calabrian bergamot, lavender and Tunisian orange blossom
Middle notes: Cinnamon, juniper berries, nutmeg, plum and water lily
Base notes: Amber, labdanum, leather and patchouli

2. For the mega investment mogul

With a light lavender and bergamot base, partnered with a bold dash of pink peppercorn, Fendi’s Fan di Fendi Pour Homme is ideal for the man whose actions speak louder than his words. This versatile and subtle scent, with its complementary rather than overpowering tones, can be worn on any given occasion.

FENDI FAN DI FENDI POUR HOMME
Fragrance group: Woody Aromatic
Main accords: Leather, woody, warm spicy
Nose: Francois Demachy, Delphine Lebeau Krowiak and Benoit Lapouza
Notes: Basil, cardamom, citruses, leather, pink pepper and woody notes

3. For the extravagant entrepreneur

A surprisingly pleasurable amalgamation of apple, mint, vanilla and amber essences, Versace’s mammoth of a hit, Eros, embodies the multifaceted nature of the ever-dynamic entrepreneur.

VERSACE EROS
Fragrance group: Aromatic Fougere
Main accords: Aromatic, fresh spicy, vanilla
Nose: Aurelien Guichard
Top notes: Green apple, lemon & mint
Middle notes: Ambroxan, geranium & tonka bean
Base notes: Atlas cedar, Madagascar vanilla, Oak moss, vetiver and Virginia cedar

4.For the big marketing dude

It’s simple. Nothing beats one of Jo Malone’s recent offerings, Saffron Cologne Intense, when it comes to combining the sensualities of oriental wood and saffron. It provides a very modern and unique fragrant bouquet, which is great for work events and PR and office parties. The cologne’s dark, sexy and warm notes will have people turning their heads for sure.

JO MALONE LONDON SAFFRON COLOGNE INTENSE
Fragrance group: Woody Spicy
Main accords: Woody, warm spicy, balsamic
Nose: Jo Malone
Top notes: Bergamot, incense and pink pepper
Middle notes: Iris, saffron and sandalwood
Base notes: Amber, Guaiac wood, white musk and woodsy notes

5. For the CEO on the go

A woody, vegetal and mineral eau de toilette, Terre d’Hermès will undoubtedly spice up any business trip. Luxuriously spicy and energetic, this meticulously crafted fragrance is the epitome of all luxury travel.

HERMÈS TERRE D’HERMÈS
Fragrance group: Woody Spicy
Main accords: Citrus, woody, fresh spicy
Nose: Jean Claude Ellena
Top notes: Grapefruit and orange
Middle notes: Pelargonium and pepper
Base notes: Benzoin, cedar, patchouli and vetiver

6. Simply for the man

And finally, showcasing the notes of Somalian incense, Armani Privé’s Bois d’Encens is the reflection of the hours Giorgio Armani spent with his grandmother in Italian churches. Luxurious and elegant, it seamlessly transitions from the boardroom to the bistro and is the ultimate haute couture fragrance that commands absolute respect.

ARMANI PRIVÉ BOIS D’ENCENS
Fragrance group:
Oriental Woody
Main accords: Woody, amber, warm spicy
Nose: Giorgio Armani
Notes: Cedar, incense, labdanum and spices