Scent says a lot about a guy. We don't just mean smelling good—as in you showered—but a fragrance that's complex, sophisticated, and captivating without being overpowering is hard to find. Look no further: Here are our recommendations for unique fragrances that will separate you from the herd.
Viktor & Rolf Spicebomb (pictured above)
Notes of grapefruit, chili, saffron, and tobacco come together to create a powerful fragrance with seductive strength. ($95)
We discovered this brand new scent last week at Elements Showcase in NYC. Notes of cinnamon, sandalwood, cedar, and almond make it warm and sensual but not overwhelming. ($145)
This is a full-bodied scent that leaves an impression; citrusy bergamot top notes grounded by vetiver, sandalwood, and floral hints make it modern. ($185)
A surprising blend of citrus, spices, and leather work together in a perfect nighttime scent, while notes of mandarin, sage, and coffee lend it it some warmth and mystery. ($120)
This is a strong scent (that also happens to be paraben- and phthalate-free) with a woody, amber fragrance made from the pure essential oils of cedar, cardamom, lemon, and clary sage. ($70)
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