TOUCH WOOD, SMELL SMART
The MAN|April 01, 2021
Gentlemen Givenchy Boisée is made for men who appreciate luxury: it's a medley of woody, spicy and floral elements. It's what you need when you walk into a boardroom
Ashwin Rajagopalan

GENTLEMEN GIVENCHY EAU DE PARFUM BOISÉE

BACK in 1969, Hubert de Givenchy unveiled Gentlemen Givenchy, his fashion line for men with a dedicated boutique in Paris. The fragrance followed in 1974. Over the past few years, Givenchy has added more additions to this iconic line. Boisée lives up to its name, a new woody (Boisée translates to woody) interpretation of this classic.

This perfume gets off to a spicy start with a contrast of black pepper and coriander that make way for a warm embrace between cocoa’s addictive accents and the sophisticated elegance of iris. But ultimately this EDP is about its intense woody base notes that include sandal.

This EDP boasts of a strong sillage and average staying power. It’s a scent that plays safe, just what you need when you walk into a boardroom filled with an assortment of characters

9,275/100ml

THE ONE FOR MEN EAU DE PARFUM INTENSE BY DOLCE AND GABBANA

THE sexiest man on the planet. That’s what D&G said about the man who fronted The One, among our favourite D&G men’s scents of all times. That was back in 2008 and the man in question — Hollywood A-lister and Oscar winner Mathew McConaughey.

The brand has launched a slew of flankers over more than a decade.

We’ll stick our neck out and say that the latest addition — the EDP Intense, is our favourite.

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