From value sets to stocking stuffers, colognes may seem like a difficult gift to pick for someone else, but we’ve tested a few new scents to buy that are so appealing that the gents are your list will be thanking you for making their winter season brighter.
BOSS THE SCENT boasts an exclusive ingredient from Africa: the aphrodisiac Maninka fruit, evocative of passion fruit and rum. However, the Maninka also evokes something deeper and more profound: the tug of desire and the pull of memory. Set on a virile leather base, its effect is potent, original, never to be forgotten. BOSS THE SCENT will be available exclusively at Macy’s (macys.com) retailing for $85 (100ml). (Available in Gift Set as Well)
The Art of Shaving Vetiver Soap on a Rope is a limited-edition body soap generates a rich and foamy lather that leaves skin feeling smooth and clean. Infused with the woody aroma of Vetiver, this moisturizing soap is formulated with glycerin, coconut oil and essential oils that simultaneously purify and condition skin. It is free from synthetic dyes and alcohol, and features a built-in plastic weave rope for easy use. $25.
The Art of Shaving Lexington Power Gift Set:
This box set allows you to bundle the travel sizes of The 4 Elements of the Perfect Shave® with the Lexington Power Razor and personalize the box set with a choice of aromas(Unscented, Sandalwood, Lavender and Lemon) for that special someone in your life. $200. Available at The Art of Shaving Stores (theartofshaving.com)
The Art of Shaving Peppermint Shave Cream: The best-selling Shave Cream is launching a new, limited-edition scent for the holidays, available beginning November. Rich with glycerin, coconut oil and essential oils, the Shaving Cream leaves your skin smooth and moisturized. It can be lathered up with a Shaving Brush or with fingers. At an attainable price point of $25, the Peppermint Shave Cream also makes for a great stocking stuffer. Available at The Art of Shaving Stores (theartofshaving.com)
Eau de Lacoste L.12.12 Collection: Celebrate the holidays with Eau de Lacoste L.12.12 Blanc and Noir, everyday scents for day and night that are sure to help create a memorable and joyful season:
- Eau de Lacoste L.12.12 Blanc:A crisp, cool fragrance of Rosemary and Tuberose mix with Leather, Vetiver and Cedar Wood. Blanc is a clean day scent suitable for everyday wear, making it not only a practical gift but an essential addition to any fragrance wardrobe.
- Eau de Lacoste L.12.12 Noir:Eau de Lacoste L.12.12 Noir is a contemporary aromatic fougère, composed of Watermelon, Basil, Lavender mixed with a dark chocolate accord, Cashmeran, Coumarin and Patchouli. With warm, enveloping notes, Eau de Lacoste L.12.12 Noir is perfect for winter and the holiday season, and for those who enjoy a bolder scent.
For the holidays, Eau de Lacoste L.12.12 Blanc and Noir are available in gift sets containing a 100ml fragrance and a complementary 150ml shower gel. Each kit retails for $73 ($87 value), and is available at Macy’s (macys.com)