The Best Unisex Perfumes To Try Now
For centuries perfumes have been divided by what would be called ‘male’ and ‘female’ scents - sweet, floral and fruity for women and spicy, woody and musky notes for men. But, the perfume market has come a long way since its gendered beginnings with more and more perfumes that claim to be ‘unisex’ coming out.
Despite androgynous perfumes being nothing new, who could forget that Kate Moss, CK One Calvin Klien ad that defined the 90s, but come 2020 more big-name brands than ever are removing the stereotypes from their ranges. The new dawn of unisex perfumes are a chic middle ground between typically feminine floral scents and anything too musky and are guaranteed to smell amazing on everyone. So if you fancy a change of pace on the fragrance front, ahead find 5 unisex fragrances that are shaking up the perfume market.
Tom Ford Black Orchid Eau de Parfum
This signature scent from Tom Ford mixes a bold blend of black orchid, bergamot and black truffle, whilst a heavenly mix of plum, patchouli and vanilla give it a lush, heavy finish on the skin. We also love the art deco style black bottle which will bring a touch of old Hollywood glamour to your dressing table.
Byredo Eleventh Hour Eau De Parfum
Luxury fragrance brand Byredo has captured hearts and noses globally and its newest Eleventh Hour scent is one of the best yet in a long line of top-sellers. Inspired by the notion of restored harmony, it mixes bergamot, carrot seeds, rum and wild fig, with base notes of cashmere woods and tonka bean to create a sweet and spicy and overall warming scent.
Jo Malone Lime Basil & Mandarin
Inspired by the Caribbean breeze, Jo Malone’s Lime Basil & Mandarin is infused with the herb's peppery, warm notes, whilst vibrant mandarin, lime and white thyme lend it an unexpected twist. Just one spritz and it’s guaranteed to last all day.
Van Cleef & Arpels' Santal Blanc Eau de Parfum
Van Cleef & Arpels uses ‘white’ as the inspiring theme behind its Collection Extraordinaire. Minimalist, but by no means boring, this scent combines a heady mix of fig milk and powdery musk to create a modern twist on a classic sandalwood scent.
Le Labo Tonka 25
A sensuous alternative to Santal 33, Tonka 25 is a blend of dark, sweet and woody notes, transporting you back to warm summers with layers of musk, orange flower absolute, cedar and just a touch of vanilla to round it off.