Fragrance Sample Pack: Cults & Classics, 10 x 1ml

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The Cults & Classics Men's Fragrance Sample Pack contains a curated selection of our best selling and most highly reviewed men's fragrances. Discover your next fragrance on this sensory road trip including spicy woods from Morocco, boozy cocktails from France and a smouldering bushfire in the Australian outback.

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Where does one begin with a pack as good as this?! Ease yourself into the array with Frapin’s L’Humaniste, an effervescent citrus fragrance inspired by a gin and tonic, as sparkling citrus peels, juniper berry, and aromatic herbs come together to make a refreshing and surprisingly modern cologne. For a scent equally versatile but with greater emphasis on smooth woody notes, it’s hard to miss Eight and Bob: the perfect introduction to niche perfumery, a trio of woody notes soften at the touch with vanilla, injected with a salty aquatic counterpoint. The Orchid Man (Frapin) displays a similar confidence, with a magnetic and virile blend of pepper, bergamot, leather, and patchouli - the ultimate modern interpretation of the classic hot-and-cold aromatic fragrance.

Return to the classics slowly with Penhaligon’s Sartorial, another aromatic fougere that reinvigorates the category by recreating the scent of a tailor’s work room on Saville Row with steam irons, old fabrics, chalk dust, metallic effects like sewing needles, and the scent of thread pulled through blocks of beeswax; or plunge into the historic with Eucris from Geo. F. Trumper, a timeless composition of inky shady oakmoss, beguiling sandalwood and the charmingly rich fruitiness of blackcurrant. For a slightly fresher take, look no further than No. 88 from Czech and Speake, adding a sumptuous and refreshing middle through the dark spiciness of rose otto extract lifted with minty geranium.

Speaking of spices, consider Eight and Bob’s Egypt as the perfect fusion fragrance, where a traditional barbershop finds itself situated in Egypt, where classic lavender and sandalwood clash with the earthy sweet spice of nutmeg and the cool green top note of diffusive cardamom. However, if you prefer Moroccan deserts over Egyptian ones, Tauer’s L’Air du Desert Marocain will take you to the Magreb, mixing coriander seed, cumin, cedar wood, and ambergris to conjure up images of infinitely long lengths of sand, clear blue skies, and hot desert air. For a bit of mysticism, Black Aoud (Montale) presents a potion of tingling and intoxicating oud wood brewed with the old leathery feel of labdanum resin with a counterpoint of bewitching rose. Finally, return home to the Aussie bush with Naomi Goodsir’s Bois d'Ascese, with its note of smouldering campfire woods, pipe tobacco, peaty smoky Isley single malt Scotch, and a purifying wash of incense.