What makes a fragrance great for the winter: A fragrance is perfect for the winter when it has a warm scent. This warm scent is often found in sweet, spicy, or woody fragrances. These scents create a warm vibe around the person wearing the fragrance, which is exactly what you’re looking for in a winter fragrance.
1. Creed Royal Oud
Scent: Creed Royal Oud is Creeds fantastic take on an oud fragrance. The scent you’re getting is rich, oud fragrance with a bunch of nice woody notes as well. The combination of these create a nice, yet subtly subdued oud fragrance that is more appealing than a strong oud fragrance.
Notes: The top notes of Creed Royal Oud are lemon, pink berries, and bergamot. The middle notes are cedar, galbanum, and Angelica roots. The base notes are sandalwood, oud, and tonkin musk.
Why it is perfect for winter: Creed Royal Oud has a warm and rich scent, which is exactly what you’re looking for in a winter fragrance. The subdued oud scent makes it a bit more easy to wear. The overall spicy, woody, oud scent has a Western vibe to it, which has a warm feeling to it as well. Overall, this is a great Creed fragrance for the winter.
2. Creed Original Santal
Scent: Creed Original Santal is an extremely nice fragrance with a warm, spicy, and woody scent. This fragrance starts off with a fresh and spicy scent. This then dries down to a sweeter version of the original scent, where the freshness makes place for a vanilla note, as well as a woody note.
Notes: The top notes of Creed Original Santal are orange tree absolute, Jamaican ginger, and Sicilian lemon. The middle notes are lavender, peppermint, rosemary, and pink berries. The base notes are Mysore sandalwood, Virginian cedar, vanilla, benzoin, ambergris, and tonkin musk.
Why it is perfect for winter: Creed Original Santal is an incredible winter fragrance from Creed. The scent is everything you’re looking for. It is a sweet, spicy scent that isn’t overpowering, but rather very pleasant. The combination of all the warm notes creates this fantastic winter fragrance.
3. Creed Aventus
Scent: Creed Aventus is one of the most popular fragrances on the market. The scent you’re getting with this fragrance starts off quite fresh. You get a fruity, fresh blast, which later turns into a fantastic, woody, sweet, musky fragrance with a masculine, long-lasting scent.
Notes: The top notes of Creed Aventus are blackcurrant, apple, pineapple, and bergamot. The middle notes are rose, birch, jasmine, and patchouli. The base notes are musk, oakmoss, ambergris, and vanilla.
Why it is perfect for winter: Creed Aventus works so well in the winter due to the musky, woody scent, which kicks in quite quickly. This warm, masculine scent makes for a fantastic winter fragrance. You can also wear this fragrance to any occasion. Creed Aventus is such a versatile fragrance, you can really just wear it all year long to any occasion.
4. Creed Himalaya
Scent: Creed Himalaya is a citrusy fragrance with a strong base of warm and woody notes. This creates an interesting scent, which starts of quite fresh and citrusy but turns into a nice, woody fragrance over time. The fragrance is inspired by the Himalayan mountains and that is definitely noticeable.
Notes: The top notes of Creed Himalaya are bergamot, grapefruit, lemon, and mandarin. The middle notes are pink berries, nutmeg, cedarwood, sandalwood, vetiver, and pepper. The base notes are ambergris, musk, and tonka bean,
Why it is perfect for winter: Creed Himalaya is a great fragrance for the winter in countries that are generally a bit warmer. Although there are definitely some warm, woody notes in here, there is also the citrusy freshness. When combined, you do get a nice, warm fragrance that does work in the winter, but not necessarily during a snowy winter. The scent itself does have a daring, confident vibe around it.
5. Creed Bois Du Portugal
Scent: Creed Bois Du Portugal is a really nicely done fragrance with a woody, floral scent. The opening of this fragrance is a very strong lavender scent. This gets balanced out by a nice woody scent, along with a subtle spicy scent.
Notes: The top notes of Creed Bois Du Portugal are bergamot and lavender. The middle note is cedarwood. The base notes are sandalwood, vetiver, and ambergris.
Why it is perfect for winter: Creed Bois Du Portugal is a fantastic fragrance to wear in the winter due to the woody and spicy tone. The florals give this fragrance a nice warm feeling. The woody and spicy notes only enhance this, making it great for the colder days. This fragrance does lean more towards a more mature man. Maybe someone in his late twenties or older.
6. Creed Green Irish Tweed
Scent: Creed Green Irish Tweed has a very nice, green scent. The fragrance starts off with a fresh, slightly minty scent that then dries down to a green, woody scent. It really just smells like the countryside, which makes this fragrance so nice and unique.
Notes: The top notes of Creed Green Irish Tweed are lemon, verbena, and peppermint. The middle notes are violet leaves. The base notes are iris, sandalwood, and ambergris.
Why it is perfect for winter: Creed Green Irish Tweed is mostly a fresh, green fragrance. However, it works fantastically as a winter fragrance for people who live in a generally warmer country. The green, woody scent actually goes really well with cooler weather. This fragrance is also quite versatile. You can wear it casually as well as formally.
7. Creed Tabarome Millesime
Scent: Creed Tabarome Millesime is a very unique fragrance. There are many notes in here that add to this uniqueness. You have a masculine touch of sandalwood and leather. There is a warm, spicy scent coming from the ginger. And there is a nice touch of tobacco, adding a bit of sweetness. And lastly, there is also a tea note, giving this fragrance a soothing feeling. Combined, all these notes create a gentlemen’s club-like vibe.
Notes: The top notes of Creed Tabarome Millisime are bergamot, lemon, mandarin, and ginger. The middle notes are jasmine, sandalwood, and vetiver. The base notes are musk, tobacco, and tea.
Why it is perfect for winter: Creed Tabarome Millesime is a warm and unique fragrance. The warm, gentlemen’s club vibe works fantastically during the winter. The warm, spicy, tobacco, leather, and woody scent works amazingly for more mature men. This fragrance is perfect for a well-dressed man in his thirties.
A Way To Get Creed Fragrances For A Cheaper Price
Creed fragrances are known to be very expensive. Although many people do pay the full price, there are also many people who don’t get to experience these amazing fragrances due to the high price.
Luckily, there are ways to get a cheaper version of a Creed fragrance. The best way to do this is to purchase decants.
A fragrance decant is basically a smaller bottle filled with the original fragrance. If you like to read more in-depth about fragrance decants and how they can save you a lot of money, you can read this article I wrote here!
What it comes down to is this: The decant seller purchases the largest bottle available of a certain fragrance. This large bottle has the lowest cost per ml. The seller can then divide this large bottle into multiple smaller bottles. And because the cost per ml is lower, he can also sell them for cheaper. This way, you can try out an expensive fragrance without having to pay for a full bottle.