5 Fragrances An Industry Expert Would Gift

Image of the the 3 fragrances Jimmy Choo Fever, Montblanc Explorer and Bvlgari Man Wood Essence on a sparkly backdrop

We may have less than two weeks to go before the big day, but if you are anything like me, you will leave your Christmas shopping right until the very last minute. Apologies if this sends you into a blind panic about what to buy your loved ones, but fear not, I have you covered. In this quick guide (because really, we don’t have much time…) I’ve picked out five fail-safe perfumes that make perfect last-minute gifts, whoever you are buying for.


For the Man who is Effortlessly Stylish…

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BVLGARI Man Wood Essence Eau de Parfum

When I think of BVLGARI, I think of sophistication, elegance and style. It’s not a brand for the weird and wacky – it’s a house that creates fragrances that modernise classic themes with the highest quality ingredients. So for the effortlessly stylish gentleman in your life, BVLGARI is the obvious choice. Man Wood Essence is a suave blend of citrus, vetiver and woods that sees the classic, well-groomed masculine style of fragrances brought right into the 21st century.


For the Guy on the Go…

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Jimmy Choo Urban Hero Eau de Parfum

If he’s always so busy it’s hard to pin him down and ask him exactly what he wants for Christmas; I would suggest a fail-safe fragrance – a versatile scent that works well in any situation and at any time of day. Jimmy Choo Urban Hero is just the thing. Urban Hero is silvery and clean, blending the airiness of black pepper with the warmth of amber. It’s a cool, urban scent that smells good, no matter when or where it’s worn. A safe bet!

Discover what really makes Urban Hero special in my recent review.


For a Party Girl…

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Jimmy Choo Fever Eau de Parfum

If I were to describe Jimmy Choo Fever in one word, that word would be “fun”. It’s an opulent, luxurious fragrance that doesn’t take itself too seriously at all. Dripping with decadent black plum nectar, vanilla orchid and roasted tonka bean, Fever takes the everyday fruity floral to the next level. This is a rich, velvety fragrance that demands to be worn on a night out. Get it for the girl in your life who likes to party.

Chelsey reviews Fever in more detail over in this edit.


For the Man who Hikes and Bikes…

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Montblanc Explorer Eau de Parfum Spray

If you’re looking for something for that sporty guy in your life – you know the one, he’s that dude that’s always off hiking somewhere, or heading out for a casual 100-mile cycle. He’s at his happiest when he’s in the fresh air working out some way or another. For him, I’d recommend Explorer by Montblanc – inspired by many an outdoor endeavour, Explorer smells like a deep breath of fresh air, in which one can detect hints of a mountain stream, a dense forest and groves of citrus fruits under an expansive blue sky.

I’ve gone into more detail about Montblanc Explorer here.


For the Quirky Girl…

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KENZO = effortless streetwear that fuses the worlds of Tokyo and Paris without a visible seam. The world of KENZO is cool, offbeat and quirky, and KENZO World Power is a perfectly fragrant representation of their unusual style. World Power blends the green, woody note of cypress with salt crystals and vanilla to make a streetwear perfume that smells a little bit aquatic, a little bit gourmand and hella cool. Get this for that quirky girl in your life who follows no rules but her own.

Find out more about Kenzo’s World Power fragrance in my detailed review.



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