Every year we make a list of the best fragrances you should buy and this year it wouldn’t be different. A nice fragrance is a must have for any fashionista so you can be sure that we got you covered.

Things to Know

Before we jump into our list there are a couple of things you should keep in mind about fragrances.

Signature Cologne: Everyone needs to have a signature cologne but you need to choose wisely when to use because it might not be a good fit for every occasion.

Just as you would order a pina colada on a hot day by the pool and maybe a martini on an elegant date at night, you should do the same with your fragrances.

Choose two of your favorite ones; one lighter for the day and a little bit stronger at night.

Less is More: I know you have that fragrance you love and you use all the time but nobody needs to smell you from a distance.

You also should know about the strength of your perfume. Do you know how to differentiate the strength of your perfume? here is a nice way to see it:

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So as you can see there’s a big difference between the Eau de Toilette, which is one of the most popular sellers, and the Eau de Parfum for example.

Because of the low concentration of oils, usually, the EDT fragrance doesn’t last as much as the ADP and Parfum. So you might getter a better price for it but certainly not the same quality.

Remember that many popular brands make the same fragrance in Eau de Toilette and also in Parfum form.

Usually, famous perfumers like Maison Francis Kurkdjian focus on creating high-quality perfumes in EDP form using sophisticated scents, like oud for example.

Maison Francis has been one of my favorites perfume brands for a while so we will start with his:

Maison Francis KurkdjianBaccarat Rouge 540 Extrait

NMC4LTY_mz-960x1200 Grooming  | http://www.royalfashionist.comThe Baccarat Rouge 540 extrait de parfum augments the strength and radiance of the fragrance’s amber woody floral aura. In this exalted version of a signature scent, jasmine blossoms and woody musks engage in an alchemy of the senses. A profusion and fusion of the elements that can only be tamed by the art of the perfumer and time-tested wisdom.


Creed Aventus Eau De Parfum

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The exceptional Aventus was inspired by the dramatic life of a historic emperor, celebrating strength, power and success. Introduced in 2010 and crafted by the deft hand of Sixth Generation Master Perfumer Olivier Creed in collaboration with his son Erwin, this scent has grown to become the best-selling fragrance in the history of the brand. Olivier created its iconic name derived from a (“from”) ventus (“the wind”), illustrating the Aventus man as destined to live a driven life, ever galloping with the wind at his back toward success. Aventus is a sophisticated blend for individuals who savor a life well-lived.Made in France.

TOM FORD Ombré Leather Eau de Parfum

NMC4SY9_mz-960x1200 Grooming  | http://www.royalfashionist.comFreedom comes from within, the desert heart of the West wrapped in leather. It moves forward, untethered, through the still air of wide-open space. Dust on wind, skin on skin, Ombré Leather reveals itself like a landscape in layers, where stretches of rock transform into sunrise blonde low on the horizon.

Clive Christian Noble Collection XX Art Nouveau: Papyrus Masculine

NMC4TK3_mz-960x1200 Grooming  | http://www.royalfashionist.comNoble XX perfumes are an ode to the romantic flowing styles of the Art Nouveau movement. Inspiration from botanical and organic shapes, an embrace of delicate color, and a celebration of the vibrancy of new life define these charming perfumes.


Cartier Santos Concentree

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Santos de Cartier has a refined freshness intensified by a warm and rising body of woods and spices, with a musky ground note. This fragrance belongs to a sophisticated class of fragrance for men. 3.3 oz. Made in France.

Stefano Ricci Men’s Royal Eagle Cologne and Candle Gift Set

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A blast of strength in a dynamic and elegant essence. A fragrance and candle with sparkling notes of lemon, enriched with coriander and lavender. These components create a Mediterranean atmosphere that the sandalwood, musk and amber make mysteriously modern. This gift set is presented in an exclusive leather case: a true treasure chest that encloses promises.


Yves Saint Laurent Eau de Parfum For Men

download-12-900x1200 Grooming  | http://www.royalfashionist.comA seductive interpretation of the iconic Yves Saint Laurent white T-shirt and black jacket scent with sophisticated notes of bergamot, ginger and sage sharpened by an apple accord. Made in France.


Cellmen Switzerland The Cellmen Original Fragrance

download-13-900x1200 Grooming  | http://www.royalfashionist.comThe Cellmen Original Fragrance captures the luxury of the Swiss Alps. Elegant and unique, the masculine, yet subtle Eau de Toilette evokes an intimate atmosphere, a definitive of man, 100% natural essential oils including: Lavender, Orange, Patchouli, Mandarin, Rosemary, Juniper, Lemon, Geranium, Pine Balm and BasilA citrus woody aromatic. Top note: fresh, hesperidia and herbaceous. Middle note: woody, floral and spicyBase note: mossy, amber.


NMC4SQD_mz-960x1200 Grooming  | http://www.royalfashionist.comThe most intense of the BLEU DE CHANEL fragrances. Powerful and refined, BLEU DE CHANEL Parfum for men reveals the essence of determination. An aromatic freshness opens, lingering on the warm, addictive fullness of Cedar and Sandalwood from New Caledonia that sweeps throughout the intense, woody fragrance.

JO MALONE LONDON Lime Basil & Mandarin Cologne

1105006_mrp_ou_l Grooming  | http://www.royalfashionist.comJo Malone London has infused this cologne with Lime, Mandarin and Basil to evoke the scent of a breezy Caribbean beach. To deepen the fragrance, layer it over the coordinating Body Lotion.


Hope you like this collection! Do you own any of these? Comment below and let me know what you think.

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