Subtle and surprising, unisex fragrances are more complex than the feminine and macho stereotypes of many scents out there. Not always obvious, big-name crowd pleasers, they can guarantee youll find something a lot more exciting and unique. Heres ELLEuk.coms top tenMore
The newest of the bunch, Wonderwood is a self-proclaimed “positive overdose of woods, woody notes and synthetic wood constructions (Wood gone mad)”. With cedarwood, sandalwood, incense, pepper and nutmeg (among other ingredients) this is a rich fragrance that is surprisingly wearable.
Wonderwood EDP, from £48 by Comme des Garcon. Available nationwide, enq: 020 7494 6220
Created in 1986 Eau Lente focuses on the opopanax ingredient, a resin from an Iranian tree. The opopanax has a hint of vanilla, which combined with cinnamon and a mix of Indian spices gives Eau Lente a hint of incense combined with a soft, sweetness.
Eau Lente EDT, from £45 by Diptyque