Whether you’re heading to the beach, attending a summer wedding or simply enjoying a family braai, having the right scent can elevate your style and leave a lasting impression. Just as you would choose a summer wardrobe that is light and stylish, your summer fragrance should also complement your look and personality. Here we will explore the must-have summer fragrances for men, from citrusy and aquatic fragrances to woody and spicy notes that add depth and complexity. Gentleman, get ready to attract attention, turn heads and leave a trail of awestruck gazes in your wake, all thanks to these five summer scents.
Summer In A Bottle…
A beach breeze
Luna Rossa Ocean isn’t your average parfum. With its patented amber accord and the energising combo of citrus and sweet vanilla, this scent will hit you like a tidal wave. And guess what? You can ride this wave all year long. Beach days or not, you’ll be smelling ocean fresh, whether you’re soaking up the sun or battling the winter blues.
A citrus crush
Looking for a cologne that screams “I spent my summer on the Amalfi Coast”?no further! This captivating scent is like a Mediterranean vacation in a bottle. With zesty lemon notes, charming cypress and a hint of warm amber wood, it’s the perfect way to capture the essence of Italian summer vibes. Bellissimo!
Amber Breeze EDP is basically the olfactory equivalent of a breathtakingly beautiful sunset. With zesty bergamot, rosemary and a spicy black-pepper kick, it’s a fragrance that knows how to make an entrance. Then, lavender, rose and clary sage come together like a refreshing garden, making you feel clean and elegant. Trust us, it’s a winner.
Dior Homme cologne feels like wearing a timeless white shirt, but for your nose. With the perfect blend of grapefruit blossom, lavender and cedar, you’ll exude the charm of a debonair gentleman. This fragrance is the eau de parfum’s witty, lighter cousin, effortlessly captivating everyone in its path. You’ll be turning heads faster than you can say “grapefruit blossom”.
Looking to capture the essence of a private island getaway? Look no further than Tom Ford Azure Lime. With its citrus chypre notes and intoxicating lime water-infusion accord, you’ll be transported to the tropical Caribbean island of Mustique. Add in the green aromatics and sensual sandalwood, and you’ve got a fragrance that exudes the ultimate sophistication.
Tips for wearing a summer fragrance
- Choose a fresh and light fragrance with citrus, aquatic or herbal scents.
- Avoid heavy scents, such as oud or leather, for the summer.
- Apply your fragrance on pulse points: the wrists, neck and chest for maximum longevity.
- Reapply your fragrance throughout the day if you’re spending a lot of time outdoors.
- Store your fragrance in a cool and dry place to preserve its quality and longevity.