When it comes to grooming, men often overlook the importance of wearing the right fragrance.
A good fragrance can enhance your overall appearance and make a lasting impression. That impression somehow amplifies with French perfumes. After all, many of the world’s most important fragrance houses are based here and the noses behind them have always stood out for creating scents that are equal parts sophisticated and elegant.
So what should one look out for when choosing a men’s French perfume for spring and summer? We have two tips.
First, spring is all about new beginnings, and what better way to celebrate this than with a perfume that has fresh and floral notes. Look for fragrances that feature ingredients such as jasmine, rose, lavender, or citrus fruits like grapefruit or bergamot.
And second: think about the types of events or occasions you will be attending during the spring season. If you’re looking for a perfume to wear to work or during the day, opt for something lighter and more subtle. For evening events or special occasions, choose a fragrance with a bit more depth and intensity.
Here are 5 men’s French perfumes that will take you through spring and summer. Hint: it’s wedding season.
Trudon’s Deux is a fragrance that will make you feel like a true gentleman. Its fresh scent of green leaves and bitter orange with cedarwood and incense gives off an air of sophistication and masculinity, perfect for a night out. The subtle and refined scent will have people noticing you, but not overwhelmed by your cologne. www.trudon.com
Cartier L’envol is a fragrance for the man who wants to stand out from the crowd. Its unique blend of sweetness and spice, with notes of honey, musk, and guaiac wood, makes it an attention-grabbing scent that will turn heads. This fragrance is perfect for formal events where you want to make a lasting impression, or just for a night out with friends. Personally, we’d pair it with a crisp white shirt. www.cartier.com
Hermès Terre D’Hermès
Hermès Terre D’Hermès is a timeless classic that has remained a popular choice for men for decades. Its fresh and citrusy scent is perfect for the warmer months, bringing a sense of coolness and sensuality to your day. The blend of grapefruit, pepper, and cedarwood gives it a crisp, clean feel that makes it ideal for daily wear. With its versatile aroma, you can wear it to work or a casual outing, and it’ll make you smell good all day long. www.hermes.com
Bois d’Hadrien by Goutal
Bois d’Hadrien is a unique fragrance that recalls the long days of sunny Tuscany — perfect for any occasion. With its combination of citrusy and woody notes, you can wear it to a casual day out with friends or to a formal event. The zing of Sicilian lemon and grapefruit gives it a refreshing touch, while the warmth of juniper berries and cypress gives it a sophisticated edge. This is a luxurious fragrance that will keep you smelling great all day long. www.goutalparis.com
Dior Sauvage is a modern classic that took the fragrance world by storm when it was first released in 2015. Its fresh and woody scent, with notes of Calabrian bergamot, pepper, and vanilla, makes it the perfect fragrance for the modern man who wants to make a statement. Whether you’re in the office or out for a night on the town, Dior Sauvage will keep you smelling fresh and sophisticated all day long. www.dior.com