Men’s fragrances are the kind of gift that transcend all boundaries. Though specific types of aromas can be a matter of taste, the overarching appreciation of a fine scent is practically universal. Any department store will show you a countless supply of fragrances from fashion brands and other entities, but true connoisseurs know there are plenty of offerings out there of much higher grade—produced with ingredients of vastly superior quality. From Tom Ford and Hermes, to lesser-known parfumiers and purveyors, we’ve compiled some of our essential favorites to help ease the stress of holiday gift hunting.
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