1. Balmain Homme EDT

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Attracted to spice? This scent delivers two of the best in the form of saffron and nutmeg, all balanced out by classic elements such as leather and violet leaf. EDT, $90 (60mL) from myer.com.auOn counters from August 16. 

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2. Montblanc Emblem Intense EDT

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A powered up version of the existing Emblem scent, we're talking energising sage and grapefruit and the added dimension of cinnamon, coriander and cardamom. EDT, $88 (60mL), myer.com.au. On counters from August 3. 

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3. Costume National Soul EDP

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This fizzy concoction is like the first summer Aperol cocktail. It's light yet heady with notes of pure amber, geranium and oud wood. Something for those who like to stand out from the pack. EDP, $199 (100mL), libertineparfumerie.com.au

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4. Tom Ford Noir Extreme EDP

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Mr Ford rarely sets a foot wrong and this new incarnation of his popular Noir scent is no exception. A literal bouquet of jasmine, orange flower and rose are balanced by pistachio and timber for a scent that is a true unisex contender. EDP, $210 (100mL), tomford.com

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5. David Beckham Beyond EDT 

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We get it, not everyone has hundreds of dollars to splash out on fragrance. Goldenballs' latest offering smells like it costs triple the price thanks to inclusions such as top notes of mojito, mids of black pepper and bases of vanilla and leather. EDT, $39 (60mL), priceline.com.au

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6. Jo Malone Incense & Cedrat Cologne Intense

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This ideal cool weather scent is rich and redolent. Think amber, wood and resin. All brightened with a touch of citrus thanks to cedrat. Calling it now, this is a modern classic.  $230 (100mL), jomalone.com.au

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