That’s Mister Marvelous to You

We all have those particular scents that are synonymous with the special men in our lives, whether it’s a high-school boyfriend who wore Tommy Hilfiger or a grandfather who splashed on Brut aftershave. That’s the idea behind Byredo’s new eau de parfum, Mister Marvelous, highlighting a singular homme who embodies what it means to be marvelous. For the inaugural Mister, Byredo founder Ben Gorham has anointed renowned hair stylist Christiaan Houtenbos, whose work and talent has indeed marveled the fashion industry for decades. With contrasting notes of mandarin and black amber, neroli flower and white cedarwood, the fragrance is not unlike one of Christiaan’s signature asymmetric bobs—a little off-kilter, a little amazing and like nothing else. $135 for 50 ml or $210 for 100 ml, at Byredo.com.


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