The Top Five Male Fragrances

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Choosing a fragrance as a lady can be a tall task considering the amount of different products that are on the market but as a guy it must be quite bewildering. You need to choose a smell that appeals to you as well the ladies and at the same time won't make too much of a dent on your bank account. The key is to go for something that is not too overpowering and of course a good looking bottle always goes down well. Here is a lowdown of our top five male fragrances. Gold by Jay Z Till those five fellas from One Direction knocked him off his pedestal, Jay Z's debut fragrance was the best selling celebrity fragrance. Designed by the Jigga Man himself, this product symbolises all the usual affirmations such as power, pride, confidence, success and courage. The top notes are Yellow Ginger, White Cardamom and Grapefruit with a hint of Blueberry. At the heart you have Violet Leaf, Cypress, Lavender and luxurious Vetiver with Pink Pepper. The base notes are Golden Amber, Patchouli, Teak and Bourbon Vanilla.

Priced at £25.00 for 30ml, £35.00 for 50ml and £45.00 for 90ml.

Rogue Man by Rihanna This is Rihanna's first male fragrance and it really is a beauty with a striking bottle and an oversized black leather cap. The top notes are Black Peppar, Bergamot, Rosemary and Clementine, middle notes consist of Jasmine, Cedarwood, Labdanum and Vanilla Orchid and finally the base notes are Sandalwood, Musk, Patchouli, Amber and Tonka Bean.

Priced at £25.00

Mankind by Kenneth Cole This is an aromatic woody fragrance, created by Claude Dir, Perfumer at Givaudan in collaboration with Jennifer Mullarkey, Fragrance Developer for Parlux Ltd. Mankind contains Cardamom, Tarragon Leaves, Zesty Ginger and a splash of Pineapple with a masculine mix of Cedarwood, Vetiver Root and Cinnamon. The base of the fragrance is a rich, drydown of Sandalwood, Oak, Tonka and Musk.

Priced at £49.95

Ferarri Red Power This fragrance symbolises the Ferarri brand which is power and passion. It contains top notes of Calabrian bergamot, Sicilian Blood Orange, Lavender and Red Pepper, a middle section of Violet, Geranium, Cardamom and Rosemary and base notes of White Moss, Tonka Bean, Red Cedar and Patchouli.

Priced at £36.00

James Bond 007 You can't get anymore masculine than James Bond. There are four fragrances in the collection all based on his movies. Ocean Royale, Quantam and the Signature fragrance. There is also a Limited Edition of the Signature and instead of a silver colour this one is gold. It contains top notes of Apple, Bergamot and Geranium, heart notes of Lavender, Cardamom and Rose Thorn and base notes of Vetyver, Patchouli and Sandalwood.

Priced at £32.00

From bold Hip Hop chic to muted classics to Old Hollywood, you have a great selection of fragrances to choose from for the number 1 guy in your life.