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    19 Designer Men's Perfumes That'll Always Make You Feel Dapper

    These perfumes will give you superpowers and make anyone who gets a whiff fall madly in love with you!

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    Few things feel more stylishly grown-up than having a signature fragrance true to your taste and personality. If you're new to fragrances and confused by all the terminology, read on.

    Eau de...what?

    According to Perfume.com, there are five broad fragrance types. Parfum (or pure perfume) is the strongest and most concentrated version. 15% to 40% of parfum is purely fragrance oils, so it lasts for a long time (six to eight hours) and is the most expensive of the lot. Parfum is also better for sensitive skin as it contains less alcohol. Eau de Parfum has a fragrance concentration of 15% to 20% and lasts for four to five hours. Eau de Toilette has a fragrance concentration of 5% to 15% and lasts for two to three hours. Eau de Cologne, has a high concentration of alcohol, and a fragrance concentration of 2% to 4%. Eau Fraiche has a fragrance concentration of 1% to 3%, but contains more water, and a low alcohol concentration. (Note that after shave also has about 1% to 3% fragrance concentration, though it typically contains alcohol as it's a disinfectant.)

    Top, heart and base notes

    Top notes make the "first impression"— the scent when you first apply the perfume; they don't last long. Heart notes are what come forth after the top notes fade; they combine with the base notes (which appear once the top notes completely disappear) to form the full fragrance that lasts on your skin the longest.

    Pour everyone!

    Finally, while many fragrances are traditionally classified as "men's" (pour homme) or "women's" (pour femme), please feel free to ignore this, and wear whatever makes you happy!

    1. Calvin Klein Eternity - ₹2,996

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    100ml. Eau de Toilette. The top notes for this fragrance are lavender, mandarin orange, bergamot and lemon. The heart notes are coriander, lily, orange blossom, juniper berries, basil, jasmine, sage, lily-of-the-valley and geranium. The base notes include sandalwood, amber, musk, vetiver and Brazilian rosewood.

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    2. Police To Be (Or Not To Be) - ₹1,899

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    125ml. Eau de Toilette. The top notes include black pepper and grapefruit, the heart notes include apple blossom, and the base notes include patchouli.

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    3. Hugo Boss The Scent - ₹4,350

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    50ml. Eau de Toilette. Contains top notes of ginger, heart notes of maninka fruit and orris, and base notes of leather and patchouli.

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    4. Davidoff Cool Water - ₹3,660

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    125ml. Eau de Toilette. Contains top notes of peppermint and lavender, oak moss, geranium and sandalwood, and base notes of amber and musk.

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    5. Versace Eros - ₹6,050

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    100ml. Eau de Toilette. Contains top notes of mint, green apple and Italian lemon, mid notes of Ambrosian accord, geranium, and tonka beans, and base notes of vetiver, cedar, oak moss, and vanilla.

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    6. John Varvatos Artisan Pure - ₹3,955

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    125ml. Eau de Toilette. Contains top notes of Spanish lemon, Valencia orange, Calabrian bergamot, and petitgrain, heart notes of orange flower, coffee tree flower, jasmine, Italian orris, coriander seed and cardamom, and base notes of orris, Texan cedar wood, Virginian cedar wood, Mexican primavera wood, angelica root, ambrette seed, and tonka bean.

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    7. Bleu de Chanel - ₹17,449

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    100ml. Eau de Parfum. The top notes for this fragrance are lemon, grapefruit, vetiver, pink pepper and marine accord. The heart notes are grapefruit, cedar wood, labdanum, peppermint, nutmeg, ginger and jasmine. The base notes contain frankincense, ginger, New Caledonian sandalwood, and amber wood.

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    8. Gucci Guilty Intense - ₹6,000

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    90ml. Eau de Toilette. Top notes of Amalfi lemon, coriander and lavender, heart notes of neroli, African orange flower and base notes of amber, Virginia cedar and patchouli.

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    9. Versace Man Eau Fraiche - ₹5,700

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    100ml. Eau de Toilette. The top notes for Versace Eau Fraiche include lemon, bergamot, rosewood, and rose. The heart notes include cedar, tarragon, sage, and pepper, with the base composed of amber, musk, saffron, and woody notes.

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    10. L'Eau Par Kenzo by Kenzo - ₹4,300

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    100ml. Eau de Toilette. The top notes for this fragrance are yuzu, lemon and green pepper. The heart notes are lotus, green notes, water mint and water notes. The base notes are white musk and cedar.

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    11. Paco Rabanne, Invictus - ₹5,600

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    100ml. Eau de Toilette. The top notes for this fragrance are grapefruit, sea salt and marine accord, the heart notes are geranium, bay leaf and spices, and the base notes are guaiac wood and red amber.

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    12. Bvlgari Man In Black - ₹5,185

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    100ml. Eau de Parfum. The top notes for this fragrance are rum and spices; the heart notes consist of tuberose, iris absolute and leather accord, and base notes are benzoin, guaiac wood and tonka bean.

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    13. Armani Eau Pour Homme - ₹8,551

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    100ml. Eau de Toilette. The top notes for this fragrance are bergamot, mandarin and basil. At the heart is nutmeg, lily and cloves. The base notes are patchouli, oak moss and sandalwood.

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    14. Jean Paul Gaultier Le Male - ₹5,600

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    125ml. Eau de Toilette. The top notes for this fragrance are mint, lavender and bergamot. Heart notes include cinnamon, cumin, and orange blossom. The base consists of vanilla, tonka bean, sandalwood and cedarwood.

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    15. Bentley Infinite Intense - ₹5,950

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    100ml. Eau de Parfum. The top notes for this fragrance include black pepper, geranium, lavender and violet. The heart consists of nutmeg, elemi, Siam benzoin, and ambergris. The base is composed of Haitian vetiver, Atlas cedarwood and moss.

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    16. Extreme by Paul Smith - ₹6,645

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    50ml. Eau de Toilette. The top notes for this fragrance are bergamot, lemon and cardamom. The heart notes are rosemary, nutmeg and geranium. The base notes are tonka bean, Brazilian rosewood and musk.

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    17. Opium by Yves Saint Laurent - ₹8,399

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    100ml. Eau de Toilette. The top notes for this fragrance include blackcurrant and star anise, the heart is galanga and pepper, and the base is Tolu balsam, atlas cedar and bourbon vanilla.

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    18. Terre D'Hermes - ₹13,500

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    200ml. Parfum. The top notes for this fragrance are grapefruit and orange, the heart note is flint, and the base notes include oak moss and benzoin.

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    19. Ed Hardy by Christian Audigier - ₹3,789

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    100ml. Eau de Toilette. The top notes for this fragrance are bergamot, mandarin orange and clary sage, the heart note is mint, and the base notes are amber and musk.

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