Top 10 Winter Fragrances For Men

As winter blankets the world in a serene hush and snowflakes dance in the crisp air, it's time to swap out your light, summery scents for something more fitting for the season. 

Just as the changing landscape calls for warmer layers and cosy knits, your fragrance collection should also evolve to capture the essence of winter. 

Here we'll explore our pick of the best aftershaves that not only complement the colder months but also add a touch of sophistication and warmth to your overall presence.

From sweet and spicy notes that mirror the indulgent winter treats that warm the heart. To the crackling warmth of a fireplace and woody leathery undertones reminiscent of a stroll through a snow-covered forest, these fragrances are crafted to elevate your winter style.

Let’s take you through an aromatic journey and delve into the world of captivating scents that will not only make you stand out in a crowd but will also leave a lasting impression and an indelible trail of allure wherever you go.

Make this winter your most fragrant and memorable one yet...

 

10. Burberry London Eau De Toilette

Burberry London

We kick off the Winter fragrance countdown with this gentlemanly, sophisticated scent from Burberry. It’s not overpowering or attention-seeking but still performs fabulously in colder climates and boasts unique cherry-tobacco notes that draw you in.

 

9. Viktor & Rolf Spicebomb

Spicebomb

This Dutch powerhouse is an exhilarating blend of leather, cinnamon, chilli, tobacco and zesty notes of bergamot and grapefruit. Offering an explosive aroma that’s warm, cosy and quite mature. With its impressive sillage and longevity, Spicebomb is ideal for outdoor wear in a winter wonderland. 

 

8. Thierry Mugler A*Men

A*Men

This mid-90s classic may induce nostalgia for some but don’t be put off by its launch date, A* Men climbs back up the rankings each winter for good reason, it’s a belter. Sweet, complex and powerful with more notes than you can shake a frosty stick at. People seem to smell what they want to smell when they come across this fragrance so it always attracts attention.

7. Dolce & Gabbana K Eau de Parfum

k

If you are looking for an aftershave of equal complexity to A*Men but a little more masculine, then ‘K’ is a great option. It is versatile and not a typical cosy winter fragrance but its power projects its beautifully unique fig and pimento notes that dry into a moreish cedar and patchouli base.

 

 6. Versace Eros Eau de Parfum

Eros

Another versatile, youthful winter scent, this high-performance fragrance from Versace is on the sweeter side with fresh opening notes of mint and citrus fruits. It then dries down into a warm and delightfully refined sage, vanilla, sandalwood and bitter orange that really gets you noticed.

 

5. Dolce & Gabbana The One For Men Eau de Parfum Intense

The One Intense

Dark, rich and intoxicating! ‘The One’ is one of our all-time favourite masculine scents and this intense version takes it to the next level. Its projection and longevity is up there with the best-performing fragrances yet it’s not overpowering in close quarters, if anything that’s where it is at its best. Seductively warm this is the perfect choice for date nights on crips winter’s evening.

 

4. Jean Paul Gaultier Scandal Pour Homme

JPG Scandal

This amber, woody fragrance for men is one for the masses. Its sweetness keeps it informal yet hugely appealing and in typical JPG fashion, it punches well above its weight. Offering performance from an EDT that few other perfumers could achieve. A true floor filler, that opens with notes of clary sage and mandarin orange before quickly drying to a warm caramel and tonka bean base.

 

3. Calvin Klein CK One Shock

CK One Shock

A hidden gem of a fragrance, CK One Shock has everything you could want from a masculine everyday winter aftershave. Despite being by far the most affordable option on this list, it offers more than sufficient longevity and sillage and will get you compliments from all ages and genders. The bracing pepper and cosy warm amber blended with the intense and creamy tobacco notes are truly magnificent, but don’t tell anyone!

2. Hugo Boss Boss Bottled Oud Eau de Parfum

Boss Bottled Oud

Forget the name, this is not one for the 'Oud' purists out there, it’s far more balanced. The luxurious, elegant, rich and masculine DNA of Boss Bottled shines through. The Apple and fresh citrusy opening notes blend deliciously with saffron, clove and cinnamon mid notes, all sat on upon a deep, warm and woody base. It’s festive yet sophisticated and unapologetically unique.



1. Armaf Club De Nuit Intense

Club de Nuit Intense

This bold, confident and powerfully masculine fragrance tops the charts as the go-to winter scent for men. It's often compared to Creed’s Aventus for their shared notes and performance, but without the price tag. Club De Nuit Intense opens with a burst of fresh citrus followed by a heart of warm rose, jasmine and birch on a smokey, woody base. It has incredible longevity and a strong sillage that demands attention!

 

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