Men’s grooming isn’t limited to beard care, manscaping and having the most debonair wardrobe. Every gentleman needs a signature scent in his arsenal and in this sweet-smelling guide, we have a heady mixture of musky, smokey, woody, citrusy and floral scents. So before you step into the olfactory world where a kaleidoscope of fragrances awaits, read on for our top picks.
Diesel: Only The Brave Photography: Diesel
Taking the shape of a knuckled fist with a silver ring, this fragrance is peak masculinity. After a few spritzes, you’ll get a zesty punch from the primofiore lemon fused with mandarin essence. With layers of powerful scents at its core including cedarwood, leather and amber, it’s essentially brawn in a bottle.
Diesel, #02-47A, Paragon, 290 Orchard Road, Singapore 238859
Calvin Klein: CK One Photography: Sephora
If this is your first foray into the world of men’s fragrance, we suggest you start with the fundamentals. Still immensely popular after its introduction way back in 1994, this scent is versatile (yes, women can wear it too) and light with notes like lemon, sandalwood, rose and nutmeg in the blend.
Calvin Klein, available at Sephora and CK Calvin Klein.
Hugo Boss: Boss Bottled Night
This midnight shade of a