Review of top men’s perfumes in Malaysia 2024

There are so many men's perfume brands out there and choosing the right one can be tough, especially if you are new to the world of fragrance. 

If you are totally new and don't know where to start, I recommend reading 7 Tips to choosing the right perfume.

Starting with the most popular ones is one of the best ways to start because you are most likely to find one that is suitable for you or if you are buying for someone else. 

I've compiled the most popular men's fragrances in Malaysia and the description of each so that you can find the one that you like best. This post will hopefully help. 

Acqua di Gio Profumo

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Source: Fragrantica

Acqua di Gio the Profumo version is also a very popular fragrance amongst men. It has the same fresh DNA of the original Acqua di Gio but with toned down citrus notes and added smokiness.

This makes the fragrance a much better all around fragrance and not just great at the first spray. Very masculine, clean and sexy fragrance for men.

Scent type: Fresh & earthy

Main notes: Marine notes, incense (smoky), citrus

Suitable for: Office, events, meetings, date night

Overall rating: 4/5

Armani Code

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Source: Fragrantica

Armani Code by Giorgio Armani is sexy masculinity in a bottle. It’s the perfect balance of citrus, dark, smoky woods, and deep leather with a sweet creamy touch. If you’re looking for something that is a crowd pleaser, you cannot go wrong with this one.

Scent type: Oriental fresh spicy

Main notes: Citrus, leather, tonka bean

Suitable for: Dinner, night out, office

Overall rating: 3.5/5

Armani Code Profumo

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Source: Fragrantica

Jeremy Fragrance, a popular perfume reviewer globally, said Armani Code Profumo is one of the best fragrances he owns. This fragrance has the DNA of the original Armani Code with more sweetness to it. It is well known for its beast mode performance. This is a must for night out fragrance. 

Scent type: Sweet warm

Main notes: Tonka bean, amber, leather, cardamom

Suitable for: Night out, date night, cold weather

Overall rating: 4.5/5

Chanel Bleu de Chanel Eau de Parfum

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Source: Fragrantica

Chanel's Bleu de Chanel EDP is definitely an all time top perfume for men and according to perfume reviewers worldwide, it's also one of the most complimented perfumes of all time. What can you say? The ladies just love the smell of this fragrance.

Scent type: Fresh aromatic and woody

Main notes: Grapefruit, amber, cedar and sandalwood

Suitable for: Office wear, date night, indoor events

Overall rating: 4.5/5

Chanel Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme

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Source: Fragrantica

Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme by the house of Chanel is a nice fragrance. By nice I mean, really nice. It’s fresh but doesn’t sting your nose.

The creamy smell to it is so mesmerizing but still masculine in a way which makes it such a great casual fragrance for men.

Scent type: Fresh

Main notes: Mandarin orange, mint, tonka bean, musk

Suitable for: Casual day out, office

Overall rating: 4/5

Coach Platinum

Coach Platinum

Coach Platinum smells like a creamy, more sweet Dior Sauvage kinda vibe. If you like mass appealing scents but want to smell a bit different than other guys, definitely go for this.

It’s a crowd pleaser. You’re going to smell fresh, clean, and very sexy wearing this.

Scent type: Fresh oriental

Main notes: Pineapple, sage, leather, vanilla

Suitable for: Night out, date night, events, suit and tie

Overall rating: 4/5

Coach for Men

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Source: Fragrantica

Coach for Men is a pleasing, mass appealing and easy to wear fragrance. It’s the perfect everyday wear for the modern man. You can never get tired of this fragrance. It can definitely be a signature fragrance for some as it’s good for all occasions and weather. 

Scent type: Fruity fresh spicy

Main notes: Pear, citrus, suede, cardamom

Suitable for: office, night out, dinner, casual

Overall rating: 4/5

Creed Aventus

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Source: Fragrantica

Creed Aventus is the king of men's fragrances. Creed is a niche brand and niche perfumes aren't as popular due to the more expensive price and the unique smell. But this one is so popular that I had to include it in this list.

Even if you prefer mass appealing scents, you will still like this one. It’s fresh, sexy, and masculine. People will definitely notice the great smell if you are wearing this.

Scent type: Fruity fresh woody

Main notes: Pineapple, black currant, birch, musk

Suitable for: events, formal wear, night out

Overall rating: 4.8/5

Dior Sauvage EDT

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Source: Fragrantica

Dior Sauvage EDT is a phenomenal fragrance. It’s a bestseller for a reason. It just smells soo good. This fragrance is not meant to be unique. It’s made to make you smell really good and get compliments. And it does that really well.

Scent type: Fresh spicy woody

Main notes: Bergamot, pepper, ambroxan, lavender

Suitable for: Night out, dinner, event, date night

Overall rating: 4.5/5

Dolce & Gabbana The One EDP

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Source: Fragrantica

The One by Dolce & Gabbana is a sexy, seductive, masculine fragrance. Every guy needs to have this in his collection. The amazing thing about this fragrance is that it’s so versatile.

It works for casual everyday wear but it’s also elegant enough for dressing up. If you’re looking for versatility and high quality fragrance that have you smelling good, this is The One.

Scent type: Warm spicy sweet

Main notes: Grapefruit, orange blossom, amber, cedar

Suitable for: Office, date night, event, dinner

Overall rating: 4.5/5

Jean Paul Gaultier Ultra Male

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Source: Fragrantica

Ultra Male by Jean Paul Gaultier is a really sweet fragrance for men. It’s not a feminine sweet. It’s a seductive masculine sweet scent. If you're looking for a more youthful, playful fragrance, this is a great fragrance for you.

Scent type: Sweet warm spicy

Main notes: Pear, lavender, cinnamon, amber, vanilla

Suitable for: Cooler weather, night out, date night

Overall rating: 4/5

Montblanc Explorer

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Source: Fragrantica

Montblanc Explorer is a new 2019 fragrance and is a take on Creed Aventus that was mentioned above. This is such a great fresh maculine fragrance without the Creed Aventus price.

It gives off a modern, mature, masculine, and quite sophisticated vibe and goes well with formal occasions and perfect for office wear as well.

Scent type: Fruity fresh woody

Main notes: Bergamot, ambroxan, akigalawood, leather

Suitable for: Formal wear, office wear, night out, dinner

Overall rating: 4/5

Montblanc Individuel

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Source: Fragrantica

Montblanc Individuel is one of the best inexpensive fragrance for men. The smell is a bit different than more of the modern perfume for guys.

It comes off as a clean, laundry type of smell with a hint of fruity raspberry. The mix of fresh and sweet notes makes it a great versatile, crowd pleasing fragrance.

Scent type: Fresh, sweet

Main notes: Lavender, cinnamon, raspberry, vanilla, pineapple

Suitable for: Office wear, casual

Overall rating: 4/5 

Montblanc Legend

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Source: Fragrantica

Montblanc legend is that “bad boy” type of fragrance that ladies love. It’s clean, sexy, masculine and gentle at the same time.

Perfect for guys that want to feel more confident at the office or when going out. But it’s not just the fact that ladies love this type of fragrance on guys, it really is a composition of great scents combined in a bottle. 

Scentype: Fresh, woody

Main notes: Lavender, bergamot, pineapple, tonka bean, sandalwood

Suitable for: Office wear, night out

Overall rating: 4.2/5

Paco Rabanne Invictus

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Source: Fragrantica

Another fragrance on this list that will grab the ladies attention. Invictus by Paco Rabanne is a gorgeous casual fragrance for men. It’s fun, energetic and seductive. If you’re a fun and party type of guy, this is a fragrance suitable for you.

Scent type: Fresh, fruity, sweet

Main notes: Sea notes, grapefruit, ambroxan, guaiac woods

Suitable for: Casual, night out, party

Overall rating: 4.5/5 

Prada L’homme

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Source: Fragrantica

Prada L’homme is on this list because it is the definition of the modern day gentleman’s fragrance. Unlike most mainstream men’s perfume out right now, this perfume means business.

Imagine dressing up, dapper, suit and tie kind of fragrance. It’s clean, elegant and masculine.

Scent type: Woody, aromatic

Main notes: Neroli, iris, amber, geranium, patchouli, cedar

Suitable for: Meetings, office, events, suit and tie

Overall rating: 4/5

Versace Eros

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Source: Fragrantica

Versace Eros is a great fragrance for the fun and playful attitude. It is made for having fun, night out, partying or clubbing.

It’s sweet and loud with great projection. Highly recommended for the attention seekers.

Scent type: Fresh, sweet

Main notes: Mint, apple, tonka bean, vanilla

Suitable for: Night out, partying, clubbing

Overall rating: 4.5/5

Vesace Dylan Blue

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Source: Fragrantica

Versace Dylan Blue is the best value for your money fragrance because the scent is great, performance is great, super versatile and not as expensive as other fragrances of its kind.

If you’re looking for a fragrance that you can wear for everything or any occasion, this is the one for you.

Scent type: Fresh, earthy

Main notes: Bergamot, grapefruit, ambroxan, patchouli

Suitable for: Office wear, night out, events, meetings

Overall: 4.2/5

Viktor & Rolf Spicebomb

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Source: Fragrantica

I personally think this is the best date night fragrance for guys. It’s fresh, it’s warm, it’s sweet.

Definitely a sexy masculine fragrance. Smells great in a cooler environment. The perfect fragrance for close encounters.

Scent type: Sweet, warm spicy

Main notes: Cinnamon, pepper, tobacco, leather

Suitable for: Cooler weather, date night

Overall: 4.5/5



Source: Fragrantica

If versatile, any occasion kind of fragrance is what you’re looking for, just get YSL Y EDP.

It’s just an overall great scent for guys no matter if you’re wearing it in the office, to business meetings, night out with friends or at an event.

The best “blue” fragrance you’ll find on the shelf right now in terms of versatility.

Scent type: Fresh aromatic

Main notes: Apple, ginger, sage, amberwood, juniper berries

Suitable for: Any occasion

Overall: 4.2/5