Glass showcases some recently launched fragrances for men

GLASS rounds up a selection of our favourite recently released mens and gender-neutral, of course, fragrances to help you stand out from the olfractory crowd.

Kanvas. EDP Jonathan WardJonathan Ward, Kansas

Jonathan Ward, Kansas

The celebrated candle maker – arguably the best one working in the UK –  has launched his first fragrance Kansas. Inspired by the tornado in the Wizard of Oz with Ward seeing a parallel in how the pandemic has made us rethink our lives, Kansas deploys unusual pairings of notes to brilliant effect.

With bergamot amalfi, ylang ylang, jasmine absolut, a heart of fine haitian vetiver, rich davana oil, cedar incendiary and a resonant base of  sandalwood mysore, tonka bean absolut and sheer musks.

£92(969 HKD),  EDP, 30ml

Available from Jonathan Ward

Roja Apex EDPRoja Parfums, Apex

Roja Parfums, Apex

This is magnificent. This handsome offering is housed in a triple hand-polished, weighty most impressive bottle. Created to unleash your innermost instincts and your primal connection to nature’s most powerful creatures, like the wolf and jaguar, Apex has formulated a scent with sophisticated leather notes with bergamot, lemon, mandarin, pineapple, leather patchouli and fir balsam.

£265 (2792 HKD),  EDP, 100m

Early Modern EDP Life of the PartyEarly Modern, Life of the Party

Early Modern, Life of the Party

Made in Glasgow, Scotland by self-taught perfumer Clara Weale in small batches using her favourite materials, Life of the Party is subtle and intriguing and well worth investigating – with notes of Jasmine sambac, lemon, orange flower, cardamom and sandalwood.

£118 (1243 HKD), EDP 50ml

Available from Early Modern

DIOR_HOMME_SPORT perfumeDior, Homme Sport

Dior, Homme Sport

“I reworked the signature freshness of Dior Homme Sport to pack the punch of a boxer’s uppercut. It’s a decidedly new composition, revisited with a notion of carefree elegance,” says Dior’s master perfumer, François Demachy of this radiant fresh woody splashable EDT.

£101 (1064 HKD), EDT, 125ml

Available from Dior

Montblanc, Legend Red

Montblanc, Legend Red

Montblanc, Legend Red

Created by leading noses Anne Flipo and Nicolas Beaulieu Legend Red explores the drama and power of the colour red. Legend Red is intense. Woody and fresh with notes of blood orange, grapefruit and cardamom, cedar, juniper berries and clary sage, mahogany, tonka bean and atlas cedar

£73 (769 HKD), EDP, 100ml

Available from the Perfume Shop


Tom Ford, Costa Azzurra Parfum

Tom Ford, Costa Azzurra Parfum

Perfectly blending the citrus of Italian lemons with the woods of Cypress and Oak and underscored by  Labdanum and Amber, the latest launch from Tom Ford, Costa Azzurra Parfum,  is distinguished and distinctive.

£150 (1580 HKD), EDP, 100ml

Available from Tom Ford

Cartier, Déclaration Haute Fraîcheur perfumeCartier, Déclaration Haute Fraîcheur

Cartier, Déclaration Haute Fraîcheur

Presented in the classic Déclaration bottle, Haute Fraîcheur is bright and brisk – infused with wood notes and as fresh as its name suggests with citrus leaf, cardamom and cedar.

£87 (917 HKD), EDT, 100ml

Available from John Lewis

Acqua di Parma, Colonia C.L.U.BAcqua di Parma, Colonia C.L.U.B

Acqua di Parma, Colonia C.L.U.B

The name of this latest  cologne in Acqua di Parma’s  Colonia collection breaks down as C for Community, L for Life, U for Unique, B Bond and is named to celebrate shared real moments in time with accents of Sicilian lemon, petit grain, bergamot, Sicilian mandarin, mint, neroli, lavender, geranium, galbanol with Haitian vetiver, white musk, ambergris accord at the base.

Bracing citruses and sparkling pink pepper is warmed by white musk, ambergris accord at the base

£113 (1190 HKD), EDC, 100ml

Available at Acqua di Parma

by Caroline Simpson