7 Best Mens Christmas Fragrances

Christmas is a wonderful time. Whether you’re together with your family or doing something else, the general vibe around this time is always pleasant. Wearing a great fragrance that fits these times can enhance the amazing vibe even more.

What Makes A Fragrance Perfect For Christmas

When you think of Christmas, you probably think of a great time with your family, eating the most amazing dinner together, and an overall explosion of both happiness and scents. Maybe the scent of the main course, or the sweet scent of dessert.

Everything just falls right into its place during Christmas. But, you can always enhance the overall sensation even more. A nice, interesting fragrance can spice up the aromas even more.

If you’re going to wear a great fragrance during Christmas, you should go for a fragrance with an interesting, sweet, or spicy scent. A fragrance that fits in well with the overall theme.

Some notes that work especially well with Christmas, are cinnamon, vanilla, and amber. These notes provide a fragrance with a sweet, warm scent that goes hand in hand with the family gathering.

Just imagine, a snowy night, family together, lots of great talks, and a great fragrance. It really paints the picture perfectly.

The fragrances on this list are in no particular order. They are all amazing fragrances to wear during Christmas.

1. Viktor & Rolf Spicebomb Extreme

Scent: Viktor & Rolf Spicebomb Extreme has an incredible, spicy scent. When you first spray this fragrance, you are getting a slightly fresh, but mostly warm, spicy scent. This later dries down to an amazingly sweet, spicy mix that will linger around for a long time.

Notes: The notes in Viktor & Rolf Spicebomb Extreme are lavender, cumin, black pepper, vanilla, and tobacco.

What makes it so good for Christmas: Viktor & Rolf Spicebomb Extreme has the perfect sweet and spicy balance. The scent you’re getting goes hand in hand with the overall Christmas vibe. You have a nice, spicy scent to start off with, which later turns into a comforting, pleasant vanilla scent.

2. Tom Ford Amber Absolute

Scent: Tom Ford Amber Absolute starts off with a slight boozy scent, which quickly turns into an incredible, warm scent. This is because of the amber in this fragrance. Amber creates a warm vibe in a fragrance, and amber is the note on which the whole fragrance is based.

Notes: The notes in Tom Ford Amber Absolute are African incense, amber accord, labdanum, patchouli, and sandalwood.

What makes it so good for Christmas: Tom Ford Amber Absolute works really well during Christmas because of the warm scent. This warm scent creates such an amazing, comforting vibe in the room, which is exactly what you’d want during Christmas. Tom Ford Amber Absolute is part of the Tom Ford Private Blend Collection, so it is a bit expensive, but if you have the money for it, this fragrance will be worth it.

3. Thierry Mugler A*Men Pure Malt

Scent: Thierry Mugler A*Men Pure Malt is an extremely nice, boozy, sweet, and warm fragrance. When you first spray it on, you get a bit of the original A*Men scent, but this time, it is way boozier and sweet. You almost get a somewhat seductive scent with this fragrance.

Notes: Thierry Mugler A*Men Pure Malt only has two notes, being woody malt and peat. These are on top of the original A*Men notes.

What makes it so good for Christmas: Thierry Mugler A*Men Pure Malt fits Christmas so well because of the sweet, warm, and boozy scent. The booziness isn’t overpowering in any way, but it gives the fragrance some depth. This fragrance is best worn by a more mature man, someone who is a bit confident and doesn’t mind some attention.

4. Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille

Scent: Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille has an incredibly sweet and comforting scent. The fragrance is perfectly balanced and is in no way to sweet or overpowering. You mostly get a great vanilla scent with some added depth from notes like cocoa and fruits.

Notes: The top notes of Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille are tobacco leaves and spices. The middle notes are tonka bean, tobacco flower, vanilla, and cocoa. The base notes are dry fruit accords and woods.

What makes it so good for Christmas: Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille is a perfect vanilla fragrance. The scent is very pleasant to be around and is perfectly balanced between being too strong and too weak. The warm, sweet scent goes hand in hand with the overall Christmas vibe, making this one of the best Christmas fragrances. The only downside to this fragrance is the price. Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille is part of the Tom Ford Private Blend Collection, making it quite expensive.

5. Parfums De Marly Herod

Scent: Parfums De Marly Herod is an incredible, sweet, woody fragrance. This fragrance is somewhat similar to Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille, but this one has a bit more of a floral scent mixed in with the vanilla sweetness. There is also cinnamon in this fragrance, creating an even more interesting take on a sweet vanilla fragrance.

Notes: The top notes of Parfums De Marly Herod are cinnamon and pepper wood. The middle notes are osmanthus, tobacco leaves, frankincense, and labdanum. The base notes are vanilla pod, woods, cedar, vetiver, patchouli, musk, iso-E super, and cypriol.

What makes it so good for Christmas: Parfums De Marly Herod is another perfect Christmas fragrance. This is mainly because of the incredible, sweet, vanilla scent. This scent is mixed with even more interesting, Christmas-like notes to create a scent that just smells like Christmas. It works great as a cold weather fragrance, meaning it also works great during the nights. So during Christmas dinner, this would work amazing. This fragrance is also a little less expensive than the Tom Ford Private Blend fragrances.

6. Maison Martin Margiela By The Fireplace

Scent: Maison Martin Margiela By The Fireplace has a scent that is very close to its name. This fragrance smells like a campfire mixed with some roasted nuts. It is an unbelievably good fragrance if you want to create a nice and cozy vibe.

Notes: The notes of Maison Martin Margiela By The FIreplace are woods, chestnut, vanilla, neroli essence, red berries, and orange blossom.

What makes it so good for Christmas: Maison Martin Margiela By The Fireplace is the perfect fragrance to create a nice and cozy vibe, which is a great vibe to have during Christmas. The warm, firey, nutty scent is perfect to wear to your Christmas dinner. You’ll really set the tone.

7. Tom Ford Noir De Noir

Scent: Tom Ford Noir De Noir has a fantastic, dark, and deep scent. When you’re wearing this fragrance, it feels like there is a whole layer around you. It smells very luxurious, interesting, and mysterious. An overall amazing fragrance.

Notes: The notes of Tom Ford Noir De Noir are saffron, black truffle, rose, patchouli, tree moss, oud wood, and vanilla.

What makes it so good for Christmas: Tom Ford Noir De Noir has a deep and dark scent to it, which is perfect for a cold winter night. And luckily, Christmas is during the winter. The deep and dark scent just seems to go hand in hand during a nice Christmas evening. Tom Ford Noir De Noir is part of the Tom Ford Private Blend Collection, making it a little pricy.


Christmas is a wonderful time. Everything feels right during this time. Wearing a great fitting fragrance that suits the occasion perfectly can make it even more enjoyable.

All the fragrances on this list are all very interesting and have a nice depth to the scent. This creates an amazing vibe that fits perfectly with a nice Christmas night. The fragrances listed above are all amazing at what they do, and they are all great to wear during your Christmas night. I highly recommend you give at least one of these a try, as they all work perfectly during the winter as well!

Jasper Pieterse

Hi, my name is Jasper and I've been a long time fragrance fan. Ever since 2014, I started to get a huge interest in fragrances and I've had my nose on countless of different fragrances. I'm excited to share my experiences!

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