Masculine perfumes, exotic accessories, and haute horology to covet this season

by Archana Aithal Rose

APPEAL TO THE SENSES
No more winter washouts! Meant for the bold, spirited, and sophisticated man, this season’s luxurious scents are assured to leave a lasting impression.

Prada Olfactories Les Mirages Midnight Train
A scent that promises to take you on exotic travels infused with delectable notes of Texan cedar wood, woody Andalusian cistus, and Indonesian patchouli all swirling around wonderful notes of amber. $300, prada.com

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Creed Green Irish Tweed
A best selling classic, this unforgettable fragrance from the industry dominating perfume brand expertly blends notes of lemon and peppermint with violet leaves and sandalwood for a certifiably fresh, masculine scent. Available from 50 to 1000 mL bottles. $295 $1,180, creedboutique.com

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Dior Sauvage EDT
It’s not for nothing that Dior’s Sauvage has ranked as a top fragrance on guy wish lists. With its dark and mysterious aroma, thanks to the juicy freshness of Reggio di Calabria bergamot and ambroxan, Sauvage truly lingers well. $145, nordstrom.com

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UNDER THE SKIN
Accessories have a way of defining a personal style. After all, it’s always the smallest touches that have the biggest impact. So, elevate your aesthetic with the exotic skins and textured accents in these one of a kind accessories.

Tom Ford Buckley Alligator Duffle
Make waves carrying this luxurious duffle in deep tan, crafted from alligator leather and finished with oversized signature gold zips and dual handles. $41,310, tomford.com

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Berluti Alessandro Démesure Alligator Leather Oxford
Berluti, with these lace ups, may have outdone itself in the luxury shoe making sector. Crafted from a single piece of indigo dyed alligator hide, they feature soles hand tooled with the house signature. $11,800, berluti.com

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Tourmaline Crocodile Wallet
Add an unexpected touch of panache with a soft fumé crocodile leather flip wallet in a gorgeous shade of tourmaline. It features a nappa leather interior, eight card slots, and two note compartments. $1,790, bottegaveneta.com

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WATCH THIS SPACE
Transitional months are often the best time to break free from traditional molds and color palettes. So, from rose gold to striking green, touchscreen to serpentine dials, if there’s anything this season’s horological offerings are trying to tell us, it’s that it’s time for a change.

Dior Chiffre Rouge C03 Automatic Movement
Perfect for black tie events and from the Chiffre Rouge collection, Dior’s C03 38mm watch has impressive technical specs like an automatic movement, a 50 hour power reserve, and aesthetics like a black lacquered oscillating weight engraved with “Dior Homme Caliber Zenith 691.” $8,400, dior.com

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Gucci Le Marché Des Merveilles
A longtime Gucci garden fauna member (animals often appear in the fashion house’s collections), the King snake takes center stage in this steel case and bezel watch, with a soft green leather strap. $980, gucci.com

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Michael Kors Bradshaw Rose Gold Tone Smart watch
Compatible with iPhones and Android phones and in rose gold tone stainless steel the evolutionary design of Michael Kors’s future ready watch boasts multiple animated faces, plus fitness tracking and social media updates. $179, michaelkors.com

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