We believe that you can never have enough perfume, so here are five stand-out unisex scents for every season
These days, fragrance is becoming less defined by gender as perfume houses realise that users want to express their individuality. Whether you are shopping for something fresh and woody (like Hwyl from Aesop) or looking for something delightfully unique (like the gorgeous first range from French house Cire Trudon), we’ve curated this list of unique unisex fragrances especially for you.
Unisex fragrances that we can’t get enough of
Bibliotheque Eau de Parfum by Byredo
Bibliotheque has long been the most popular scented candle ever created by Byredo, and for a limited time it is available as an Eau de Parfum. Harnessing the fragrance of leather-bound books, dark wood shelves and paper and ink, this is the perfect scent for those of us who like nothing more than escaping with a good book. This is one of our fave unisex fragrances, and hunting down a bottle will definitely be worth your while.
Bibliotheque Eau de Parfum by Byredo, Available from www.byredo.com
Myrrh & Tonka Cologne by Jo Malone
Everyone is raving about this release from Jo Malone thanks to its unique blend of ingredients. Crafted from the sap of the Namibian myrrh tree, the scent also features a hint of almond along with notes of vanilla and tonka bean; the perfect sensuous summer fragrance.
Myrrh & Tonka Cologne by Jo Malone, Available from Lane Crawford, Podium 3, IFC, 8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2118 5720, 中環金融街8號國際金融中心商場3樓
Trio of fragrances by Starck Paris
Design legend Philippe Starck has created a trio of unisex fragrances that follow his love for beauty in simplicity. The three perfumes are designed to sit together, with a sculpture being formed throughout the bottles when they are all aligned. Peau de Soie is slightly seductive with its woody and vegetable notes; Peau d’Ailleurs is earthy thanks to its musk and amber notes; and Peau de Pierre is mysterious, featuring a smoky finish.
Trio of fragrances by Starck Paris, Available from www.k11designstore.com
Much Ado About The Duke by Penhaligon’s
From the Portraits Collection by Penhaligon’s that tells the story of an aristocratic family with some dark secrets, Much Ado About The Duke looks as good as it smells. Represented by a quirky hound, the fictional Duke Nelson married the most coveted girl in London, yet is said to be totally eccentric and whimsical. The fragrance is floral with base notes of leathery wood, and the bottle is topped off by a hound’s head made from brass.
Much Ado About The Duke by Penhaligon’s. Available at Penhaligon’s, Shop 3025A, IFC, 8 Finance Street, Central, Hong Kong, p. 2359 3001, 中環金融街8號IFC mall 3025A號鋪
Black Afgano by Nasomatto
Packaged in a stunning bottle that allows the black colour of the perfume to be shown off against the glass, Black Afgano conjures up feelings of mystery and intrigue. The scent itself is inspired by the exotic fragrances of the Middle East and has been crafted to reference the allure of hashish – naughty!
Black Afgano by Nasomatto, Available from www.nasomatto.com
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