Spring has officially arrived in Australia. With the change of season is a promise of warmer weather and longer days and as you revive your wardrobe to suit the balmy weather, a spring clean of the grooming cupboard will renew yourself from the smallest of details. Just as it is practice to swap a heavy moisturiser for something more lightweight, the same should go for your everyday fragrances.
Parting with your ride or die cologne is not easy, so as a general rule of thumb, go for your favourite base and mix up the ingredients with florals and fruit. For something with easy wear even throughout the hot weather, we’ve done the, er, nose work, for five men’s fragrances worth the distance. Turn over a new leaf and start your spring clean today.
Terre d’hermès EDT
Made in France, Hermès is the epitome of luxury fragrance. For something with the same warmth of your favourite winter fragrance with lighter notes, Terre d’Hermes EDT combines woody notes with raw materials of grapefruit, cedar and flint.
Terre d’Hermès EDT 100ml / $170 AUD SHOP NOW
HUGO Boss BOSS BOTTLED INFINITE
For something with a little zing, Hugo Boss’ renewed Boss fragrance, Bottled Infinite, lends a fresh alternative to your winter fragrance with a medley of apple, mandarin and sage. But for long wear and lingering scents, it combines lavender and cinnamon for a woody finish.
Hugo Boss Boss Infinite 100ml / $135 AUD SHOP NOW
le labo another 13
In 2010, Le Labo was commissioned by AnOther Magazine to work on an exclusive scent. The result which is still loved by many is Another 13, a fragrance iteration which jasmine, moss and ambrette seeds with synthetic animal musk for a clean and fresh fragrance which is extremely easy to wear.
Le Labo Another 13 EDP 100ml / $425 AUD SHOP NOW
Comme Des Garçons Amazingreen
A cult cologne from Comme Des Garçons, this unique fragrance looks to a number of herbal and plantation notes for a complex yet refreshing scent. Contrasted with gunpowder and white musk, Amazingreen takes on notes of palm tree, dew mist, jungle leaves and coriander.
Comme Des Garçons Amazingreen EDP 50ml / $139 AUD SHOP NOW
Louis Vuitton Météore
The latest men’s fragrance from Louis Vuitton is dubbed as “boundless energy”. Using the hero ingredient of Sicilian mandarin, Météore is flamboyant and alive with a trio of peppers for something with zing which will be sure to awaken you from a winter slumber.
Louis Vuitton Météore 100ml / $440 AUD SHOP NOW