It’s almost spring and that means rising temperatures, al fresco brunches, the beginning of the junk season, and of course, plenty of nocturnal activities. It’s essential you’re sporting the right scent for the season, and here are some of our new-to-market favourites.
Italian luxury goods company Salvatore Ferragamo has launched Scent of Life Uomo Salvatore Ferragamo, a fresh, light new fragrance for discerning gentlemen. With a fresh, cool opening leading to a core of oriental wood and a touch of black pepper spice, look for an elegant combination of orange blossom and ambrox as well as cashmere wood and sandalwood. https://parfums.ferragamo.com
Another new Italian creation that draws inspirations from the region of Piedmont and its lush forests of oak trees, Acqua di Parma has unveiled its new fragrance, Colonia Quercia. The key ingredient of Colonia Quercia is oak moss absolute, extracted from the soft moss that grows on the bark of oak trees. The new fragrance opens with citrus hints of lemon and bergamot, before unleashing the zesty and vibrant notes of geranium, cardamom and cedarwood. www.acquadiparma.com
A timeless adaption of Dunhill Icon, the British luxury brand has created the Icon Elite, an elegant fragrance constructed around a core blend of Sicilian bigarade, vetiver and sandalwood. The robust spice of cardamom and black pepper adds depth and force to a scent that’s presented in a uniquely masculine bottle in sleek onyx glass. www.dunhills.com
A new unisex fragrance from Tom Ford, Neroli Portofino Forte is a bold and exhilarating intensification of the brand’s classic Neroli Portofino eau de cologne. With the introduction of coastal Italian woods and smooth leather in its composition, Neroli Portofino Forte opens with citrus with touches of bergamot and blood orange edged with fresh lavender. www.tomford.com
New from John Varvatos is John Varvatos Oud Cologne, a masculine scent laced with oud – otherwise known as agarwood and regarded as one of the most expensive woods in the world. Look for touches of pepper, cardamom, amber, and tobacco, as well as an eye-catching bottle in gold mesh. www.johnvarvatos.com