This time of year calls for a cologne that can stand up to icy winds, long nights and lots of layers. Something dark, woody and masculine.

Dolce&Gabbana presents an olfactory journey to the Middle East, DG The One Luminous Night EDP, a sophisticated oriental spicy perfume that explores the contrast between the chill of the cool night sky and the warmth of the golden stars. 

100ml EDP R 2,395.00 at Woolworths

A masculine scent perfect for the modern man, Issey Miyake Fusion D’Issey Eau de Toilette is a mineral-fougère perfume with a contrast of cold and warm notes. Top notes include lemon and coconut water. 

50ml EDT R1,156.00 and 100ml EDT R1,422.00 at Clicks 

A tribute to the olfactory tradition of royal frankincense Chopard Black Incense Malaki EDPis a rich and powerful incense elixir that unfolds in luxurious layers of bright spices, smoky dark woods and intensely aromatic oils.

80ml EDP R2,450.00 at Truworths 

Characterised by an ambery, neo-Oriental sillage Bvlgari Man in Black EDP Is a sensual and daringly charismatic eau de parfum, expressing a new statement of masculinity dedicated to tremendously seductive men. 

60ml R1,475.00 and 100ml R1,995.00 at Woolworths

Woody and aromatic, the deep and noble notes of oak-moss in Acqua di Parma Quercia EDP evokes a morning walk through a magnificent forest where the mysterious green scent in the air inspires a fresh and earthy sensation. 

100ml EDP R4,199.00

A woody oriental tonic that beats with four made-to-measure accords, Philipp Plein’s NO LIMIT$ EDP black credit card is a powerful olfactory tattoo and the passkey to filfull your desires, so join the club, your access has just been granted!

Philipp Plein No Limits Eau de Parfum 50ml R1,400.00 and 90ml R1,855.00 at Foschini

Suggestive and unexpected, Gucci Guilty Pour Homme Eau de Parfum is a woody, aromatic and spicy fragrance featuring a contemporary take on two iconic fragrance ingredients popular in the 70s, Rose and Chilli Pepper creating an invigorating retro vibe.

90ml EDP R1,770.00 and 150ml EDP R2,225.00, TFG World