If you’re guilty of reaching for his aftershave or simply like your perfume to pack a masculine punch, listen up. Gone are the days of powdery parfums and musky colognes, it’s time to embrace gender-neutral scents.
1. The cool classic
With notes of Sicilian citrus fruit, this fresh, zesty cologne is considered a cult favourite for men and women alike.
Shop Acqua Di Parma Colonia Eau de Cologne Spray, from £66
2. The scent of the moment
This parfum is the unisex fragrance du jour. A blend of precious oud and fresh scents of the ocean creates a powerful fragrance like no other. If you’re looking for one to share with your other half, this is it.
Shop Tom Ford Oud Minerale, from £155
3. The constant developer
Combining the strength of Haitian vetiver with the sweetness of fig, this unique cologne has the perfect balance of sugar and spice.
Shop Atelier Cologne Vetiver, from £100
4. The one with staying power
Long-lasting, fresh and zesty, with top notes of bergamot and lemon on a base of musk, as soon as this cologne is sprayed, you can guarantee it’s there to stay.
Shop Frederic Malle Cologne Indélébile, from £34
5. The British classic
The smoky scent of oud coming through notes of sweet bergamot is exactly what makes this cologne so alluring. It is without a doubt one of Jo Malone London’s finest, most versatile creations.
Shop Jo Malone London Oud and Bergamot Cologne Intense, from £74
6. The true classic
It might be the original unisex fragrance but don’t think for a second that this little bottle of deliciousness has run its course. Clean and light yet youthful and warm, this scent ignites a sense of nostalgia like nothing else.
Shop Calvin Klein CK One Eau De Toilette, from £29
7. The modern update
The clue is in the name… A citrusy fragrance that dries down to expose a sensual base of tonka bean, white patchouli and musk. Modern and sensual, this new take on musk is one of Kiehl’s hidden treasures.
Shop Kiehl’s Musk Eau De Toilette Spray, £42
8. The uplifting crowd-pleaser
Notes of neroli, bergamot and grapefruit, blended with sandalwood and ambergris, make this uplifting scent perfect for both sexes. Fresh and enticing, be prepared to have people constantly ask what you’re wearing.
Shop Creed Neroli Sauvage Eau de Parfum, from £185