With autumn ushering in, we cannot escape that cold breeze and we're optimising, trying to find some source of warmth. One thing we cannot deny is the sexy smell of manly woody fragrances
with an underlying oriental scent of warmth and spices. A woody fragrance smells like nature. Like hard work. Like adventure. Like… well, a man should smell! Strong, rich and earthy, we’ve chosen our five favourite woody-oriental compositions that embody modern masculinity.
It is addressed to self-confident men and the men who want to be in the center of attention. The Desire perfume
opens with the notes of apple, orange blossoms, fresh, sweet bergamot and sparkling lemon. The heart brings notes of rose, patchouli, and teakwood in. The base acts with the accords of vanilla, musk, and labdanum. With its attractive and modern design, Dunhill Desire Red
is made of ruby-red glass which conquests with its woody-oriental composition.
100ml EDT, Our price only R875 | RSP R985
Men's Fragrance #2: Ambré by Baldessarini
A woody-oriental fragrance with fruity nuances that ‘separates the men from the boys’, is the third fragrance from Baldessarini
. Charles Schumann, the face of the first two, once again lends his masculine and charming image to advertise this woody-oriental juice with whiskey and oak-wood accents. A distinctive note of whiskey opens the composition harmonized with the notes mandarin orange and red apple. At its heart, the sharp leather note is blended with violet. Its amber-oriental character is sustained thanks to vanilla, oak moss, and labdanum.
90ml EDT, Our price only R650 | RSP R950
is an Oriental Woody fragrance for men
. A fragrance of unadorned elegance, Bvlgari Man
balances fresh, vibrant notes of citrusy bergamot with warmer tones of wood. At once classic, modern, and sensual, this everyday fragrance embodies masculine charisma. Bvlgari Man
was launched in 2010. The top notes are lotus, bergamot, violet leaf and white pear; the middle notes are vetyver, woodsy notes, sandalwood, amber, cashmere wood and cypriol oil or nagarmotha; the base notes are benzoin, musk, tonka bean, and white honey.
Men's Fragrance #4: Himalaya by Creed
Oliver Creed created this masculine fragrance in remembrance of his Tibetan mountain-climbing expedition. Himalaya conveys the magnificence, beauty, power and eternity of the unapproachable mountains with snow-covered peaks. The fresh, citrusy opening offers notes of grapefruit, bergamot, and lemon. The fragrance takes an oriental turn with a heart featuring sandalwood, all on a base of musk, ambergris, and cedarwood.
120ml EDT, Our price only R1,950 | RSP R2,250 - Exclusive to My Perfume Shop
Encre Noire Cologne
, For the man in charge, successful and a leader, this is a woody scent for men
. The notes are vetiver, cashmere, bourbon, and cypress. The flacon befits a powerful man, with its square bottle wengéwood top with an engraved Lalique logo. It is a Woody Aromatic fragrance for men
. Encre Noire
was launched in 2006. The top note is cypress; middle note is vetiver; base notes are musk and cashmere wood.
, Our price only R935 | R1,195 - Exclusive to My Perfume Shop