Match of the day

Unisex fragrances that smell fabulous whoever wears them are on the rise. This year, look out for warm woody notes, fresh citrus scents and expensive oud oils – extracted from agarwood, the most expensive in the world…

Molton Brown Geranium Nefertum EDT £85, 100ml  – A gorgeous cocktail of fig leaf and bergamot over geranium and jasmine.

Gucci Mémoire d’Une Odeur EDP £92, 100ml  – A mineral aromatic blend of Roman camomile and jasmine with woody base notes of sandalwood and cedar wood.

Clean Reserve Sueded Oud EDP £82, 100ml – A floral jasmine and oud musk. It can be layered with other Clean Reserve fragrances to create a unique scent.

DiptyqueTam Dao £92, 100ml – A velvety, milky perfume of intoxicating sandalwood burnt in temples.

Crabtree & Evelyn Raw Instinct Scent £71.50, 95ml  – An uplifting unforgettable scent that combines citrus with earthy eucalyptus over a woody base.

Le Couvent des Minimes Saïga £55, 50ml – A woody floral of rose centifolia blended with delicate cedar wood for a scent that’s subtly elegant.

Goutal Eau d’Hadrien £110, 100ml – A fresh fragrance packed with a bouquet of citrus notes from Sicilian lemon, green mandarin and grapefruit.

Power couples

Pair your perfume with that of your significant other for fragrance harmony

Hugo Boss Boss The Scent Absolute For Her EDP £105, 100ml 

Hugo Boss Boss The Scent Absolute For Him EDP £76, 100ml – Earthy woody vetivers bond these two scents. Hers has an extra layer of honeyed peach, while his has addictive spicy ginger notes.


Gucci Guilty Love Edition Pour Femme £73, 50ml

Gucci Guilty Love Edition Pour Homme £55, 50ml – Modern, aromatic and entwined over airy musk and patchouli base notes. The feminine version adds a fruity, floral chypre layer, while the masculine one plays on the freshness of ginger and the spiciness of pink pepper.


Tiffany & Co & Love For Her EDP £110, 90ml 

Tiffany & Co & Love For Him EDT £75, 90ml – A fresh aromatic romantic duo both set over a woody base of blue sequoia with a heavier balance of citrus and aromatics for him and sweet neroli for her. 


Abercrombie & Fitch Authentic Woman EDP £59, 100ml 

Abercrombie & Fitch Authentic Man EDT £59, 100ml – A fruity floral for her, while his pairs beautifully as a warm aromatic citrus, both over a gorgeous base of woody notes


Beauty Editor: Justine Brennan

Photos: Dave Lidwell








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