WITH AN UNDENIABLY OVERSATURATED MARKETPLACE, FRAGRANCE FINDING CAN TAKE YEARS OF SEARCHING AND EXHAUSTIVE TRIAL AND ERROR. START YOUR SEARCH WITH THESE INTOXICATING OPTIONS FROM SOME OF THE WORLD’S FOREMOST PERFUMERS TO MAKE THE HUNT A LITTLE EASIER

BY MATTHEW MIZRACH

Versace Dylan Blue Pour Homme
A deeply masculine fragrance with bold Ambrox notes, blended deftly with refreshing hints of grapefruit and bergamot. Stored in a geometrically appealing blue and gold-tone bottle that evokes the natural beauty of the Mediterranean Sea. $92, versace.com

Bleu de Chanel Eau de Parfum
Key notes of citrus accord, labdanum, and sandalwood coalesce to evoke the sensuality and boldness of the free spirit a man who chooses his own path and forges his destiny. Available in 1.7, 3.4, or 5 oz spray bottles. $128, chanel.com

Kilian Angels Share Eau De Parfum
Named after that precious volume of whiskey that evaporates to the heavens during the barreling process, Angel’s Share not only contains essence of cognac derived from its namesake liquor, but comes in a sleek, art deco-inspired lowball glass. $195, cosbar.com

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Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue Forever
Sunny and sensual like the Mediterranean beachscape from which it draws inspiration, Light Blue is a fresh and layerable scent laced with notes of grapefruit and Italian bergamot. Its azure blue bottle is meant to draw parallels to the deep open waters of the ocean. $110, sephora.com

Cartier Riviéres Luxuriance
A trio of new fragrances released by Mathilde Laurent the brand’s in house perfumer Les Riviéres is inspired by the complexity and exquisite freshness of natural rivers. Here, delight in an intoxicating mixture of fern, lentiscus, oak, geranium, rosemary, and wild herbs. $113, cartier.com

Dior Sauvage Parfum
Commenting on what inspired this highly concentrated version of Sauvage, Dior perfumer Francois Demachy remarked, “I imagined the impact when intense freshness meets the smooth depth of oriental notes of tonka bean and sandalwood.” $155, dior.com

Tom Ford White Suede
Easily the most luxurious sought-after fragrance of Ford’s entire perfume collection, Suede’s addictive pull of leathery, musk derived composition is impossible to understate. Bottled in 50 and 100 mL options that have the architectural appeal of a finely crafted chess piece. $340, cosbar.com

Viktor & Rolf Spice bomb Infrared Eau de Parfum
Stunning to behold, this grenade inspired fragrance bottle explodes with fiery notes of pepper, red-berry oil, and tobacco. The resulting aroma is an intensely bold match for the undisputed man’s man. $90, sephora.com