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Top Creed® Fragrances for Men in 2024: Find Your Signature Scent

Updated: Mar 28

The captivating tale began in 1760 when a fresh London tailoring company sent scented leather gloves to King George III. James Henry Creed, the brain behind this venture, kickstarted the House of Creed®'s journey as an upscale tailor in Mayfair, London, coinciding with the young king's reign.

Over the past 260 years, the House of Creed® has transformed from a tailor's roots into a global leader in unique perfumes. Initially, known for creating top-notch clothing and scents for the refined, it has now become one of the go-to names in exclusive fragrances. Whether you are a die-hard fan of these scents or just aiming to up your game in the gentleman department, you are in for a treat. This blog will guide you to the top 5 Creed® perfumes for men. 

Top 5 Creed® Perfumes for Men in 2024


Royal Oud: The King of Confidence

Embark on an opulent journey with Royal Oud, where richness and simplicity waltz hand in hand. Fit for kings, this fragrance is a proclamation of refined taste. Oud, frankincense, and guaiac wood form a castle-like foundation, while lime, galbanum, and bergamot add a modern, citrusy twist, creating a regal aroma that's more than a scent—it is an aromatic coronation. Opulence meets simplicity in a dance on your skin, leaving an unforgettable trail of regal allure. Royal Oud is where fragrance becomes an art form, each whiff a brushstroke of elegance in a captivating saga for your senses. Step into the realm where each note is a royal decree, and your presence reigns in style.

Royal Oud Notes:

​Top Notes

​Heart Notes

​Base Notes

Pink Pepper, Lemon, Sicilian Bergamot

Cedar, Angelica, Galbanum

Sandalwood, Agarwood (Oud), Musk

Release Date - 2011

Price - $405

Fragrance type - Amber Fougere


No need to wait for a specific season – Royal Oud is a year-round celebration. Whether it is the bloom of spring or the coziness of winter, let the fragrance accompany you in every royal endeavor.


From casual rendezvous to grand celebrations, Royal Oud doesn't just mark an occasion; it transforms it into a majestic affair. Elevate your everyday with a touch of regal sophistication.

Inspired Version

Creed® Royal Oud Perfume

Dive into the emotional symphony of our inspired fragrance, a heartfelt tribute to the grandeur of Royal Oud. Envelop yourself in the essence of sophistication, where every spritz unveils a cascade of emotions. This fragrance isn't just a scent; it is a journey through regal landscapes, evoking a sense of timeless elegance. Feel the opulence dance on your skin, creating an aura of refined charm and leaving you with the sublime emotion of regal allure. Indulge in the poetry of scent and let our inspired creation be your emotional companion in every moment.


Millesime Imperial: A Timeless Classic for the Discerning Gentleman

Explore into the world of Millesime Imperial, where every whiff is a seaside escape wrapped in a bow of sophistication. Soak into the sun-kissed magic of Sicily in a bottle – a refreshing cocktail of bergamot, blackcurrant, and violet leaves that transports you to citrus groves and lush seaside palaces. This masculine fragrance is a timeless journey from day to night with ease, perfect for those who crave freshness in every moment.

Millesime Imperial Notes

​Top Notes

​Heart Notes

​Base Notes

Fruity Notes, Sea Salt

Sicilian Lemon, Bergamot, Iris, Mandarin Orange

Sea Notes, Musk, Woody Notes

Release Date - 2021

Price - $320

Fragrance Family - Citrus Aromatic


Ideal for soaking in the summer vibes, making it your go-to fragrance for sunny adventures.


From casual hangouts to luxurious evenings, Millesime Imperial fits every occasion like a tailored suit.

Inspired Version

Creed® Millesime Imperial

Envision a fragrance that unfolds a story of sun-drenched beaches and leisurely strolls by the shore – that is our creation inspired by Millesime Imperial, a scent that acts as your ticket to carefree getaways. Crafted with lively citrus notes mingling with a refreshing sea breeze, our fragrance murmurs of iris and marine accord, weaving an enchanting spell around your senses. it is more than just a fragrance; it is a bottled beach vacation. The beach ambiance elegantly arrives wherever you are, wrapped in a sophisticated bow. Let the scent whisk you away to coastal havens, where each inhalation is a refreshing wave. Whether you are seizing the day or twirling beneath the stars, this inspired fragrance is your partner for easygoing elegance.


Green Irish Tweed: Embracing Freshness and Adventure

Transport yourself to the idyllic Irish countryside with Green Irish Tweed, a classic men's fragrance that captures the essence of lush green gardens and invigorating sea breezes. Picture yourself strolling through verdant meadows, the scent of freshly cut grass mingling with the crisp, salty air from the nearby coast. With each spray, Green Irish Tweed envelops you in a clean and natural aroma that is as refreshing as it is timeless. This fragrance is a tribute to the beauty of nature, a celebration of simplicity and elegance. Whether you're embarking on a new adventure or simply savoring a moment of tranquility, Green Irish Tweed is your olfactory escape to a world of greenery and serenity. 

Green Irish Tweed Notes

​Top Notes

​Heart Notes

Base Notes

Lemon Verbena, Iris

Violet Leaf

Ambergris, Sandalwood

Release Date - 1985

Price - $470

Fragrance Family - Woody floral musk


Green Irish Tweed effortlessly transitions through all seasons, capturing the vibrant essence of spring, the refreshing spirit of summer, the crisp allure of fall, and the cozy charm of winter.


Versatile and timeless, Green Irish Tweed is equally at home in formal settings, adding sophistication to special occasions, as it is in casual moments, enhancing daytime adventures with its sporty and refreshing character.

Inspired Version

GReen Irish Tweed By Creed

Embark on an olfactory journey through the verdant landscapes of Ireland with our inspired fragrance, a nod to the timeless elegance of Green Irish Tweed. This classic Fougère fragrance epitomizes richness, freshness, and a hint of sporty sophistication, creating an aroma that is both captivating and nostalgic. Transport yourself to a world where rolling green hills meet the crispness of a cool breeze, evoking a sense of natural beauty and timeless allure. With its stunning and evocative blend, this fragrance is the epitome of sophistication, offering a scent that is as fresh and invigorating as it is enduring. Perfect for those who appreciate the finer things in life, it's a fragrance that captures the essence of timeless style and effortless elegance, making it a true classic that stands the test of time.


Original Santal

Make a grand entrance with Original Santal, a fragrance that commands attention and leaves a lasting impression. This captivating scent is a symphony of sophistication and allure, drawing you in with its unforgettable aroma. Inspired by the majestic beauty of India, Original Santal transports you to a world of opulence and extravagance. With each spritz, you're enveloped in a captivating blend of sandalwood, cinnamon, and tonka bean, creating an aura of warmth and sensuality. Stepping into a boardroom or a ballroom, this fragrance ensures that all eyes are on you. Embrace the allure of Original Santal and make every moment unforgettable. With its timeless elegance and undeniable charm, it's the perfect accessory for those who dare to stand out and make a statement.

Original Santal Notes

Top Notes

Heart Notes

​Base Notes

Cinnamon, Juniper Berries, Coriander

Lavender, Ginger, Rosemary, Petitgrain

Sandalwood, Vanilla, Tonka Bean

Release Date - 2005

Price - $345


Original Santal is ideal for the fall and winter seasons. Its warm and spicy notes perfectly complement the cozy ambiance of colder months, making it ideal for embracing the richness and depth of these seasons.


This luxurious fragrance is suitable for special occasions, from formal events to intimate gatherings. Its regal and sophisticated aroma makes it a standout choice, whether you're attending a gala or enjoying a romantic evening, adding an air of elegance and refinement to any occasion.

Inspired Version

Creed® Original Santal

Immerse yourself in India's royal and spiritual splendor with our inspired fragrance, a captivating ode to the majestic allure of Original Santal. Inspired by the breathtaking landscapes and rich traditions of the Indian subcontinent, this scent is a harmonious blend of beauty, spirituality, and tranquility. Picture yourself amidst the opulent palaces and serene temples, where the air is filled with the intoxicating aroma of sandalwood and spices. With each spritz, you're transported to a world of timeless elegance and calming serenity, where every moment is infused with a sense of peace and harmony. Indulge your senses and elevate your spirit with this captivating scent, a true embodiment of the beauty and majesty of India.


Aventus: The Undisputed Creed® Icon

Aventus isn't just a fragrance—it's a declaration of victory encapsulated in every woody, fruity note. Bold, powerful, and exuding confidence, it's the olfactory embodiment of those who refuse to follow the crowd. With each spray, Aventus asserts its presence, leaving an indelible mark on all who encounter it. This scent isn't for the faint of heart; it's for the trailblazers, the risk-takers, the ones who dare to carve their own path and shape their destiny. Picture yourself standing at the pinnacle of success, surrounded by the invigorating aroma of fresh fruits and rich woods. Are you ready to leave your mark? Then embrace Aventus and let your presence be felt wherever you go.

Aventus Notes

​Top Notes

Heart Notes

Base Notes

Pineapple, Bergamot, Black Currant, Apple

Birch, Patchouli, Moroccan Jasmine, Rose

Musk, Oak Moss, Ambergris, Vanilla

Release Date - 2018

Price - $410

Fragrance Family - Amber Woody


Versatile as the seasons, Aventus is your year-round companion, whether it is the bloom of spring or the warmth of summer.


From conquering the boardroom to captivating hearts at special events, Aventus suits every occasion, turning every moment into a triumph.

Inspired Version

Creed® Aventus

Step into the realm of legends with our inspired fragrance, a tribute to strength, vision, and triumph. Crafted in homage to the epic life of Emperor Napoleon, this scent encapsulates the drama of war, the serenity of peace, and the allure of romance. Each note is a testament to the indomitable spirit of those who forge their own path to success. Inspired by a legendary bestseller, our fragrance emanates prestige, embodying the essence of victory and ambition. With every spritz, you're transported to a world of grandeur and splendor where greatness is within reach. This fragrance isn't just a scent—it's a statement of power, a beacon of hope, and a reminder that anything is possible with strength, vision, and determination. Join the ranks of the greats and unleash your potential with our inspired fragrance, a true masterpiece of olfactory artistry.

Final Takeaway,

In the ever-evolving world of fragrances, where scents weave tales of memories and emotions, Creed®  stands as a timeless beacon of olfactory excellence. With a legacy spanning generations, Creed® 's fragrances have become cherished heirlooms, passed down from one connoisseur to the next. Each bottle encapsulates a narrative of prestige, craftsmanship, and the artistry of scent creation. The House of Creed®  has not only crafted perfumes but crafted experiences, with each fragrance a testament to a rich history of creativity and passion.

As we immerse ourselves in the allure of Creed® , it becomes evident that the legacy extends beyond the confines of a bottle. Creed®  fragrances are not merely scents; they are a piece of one's identity, an expression of refinement that transcends time and trends. From the iconic Aventus celebrating strength and success to the refreshing Green Irish Tweed echoing the beauty of nature, Creed® 's creations resonate with a diverse tapestry of emotions.

In this fragrant journey, Unleashed Perfumes emerges as a pioneer, crafting inspired versions that echo the opulence of Creed® 's classics. These alternatives, infused with high-quality ingredients, democratize luxury, making sophistication accessible. With Unleashed Perfumes, the legacy of Creed®  lives on, not just in iconic bottles but in the hearts of fragrance enthusiasts embracing timeless allure without compromise.

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Author: Roman Freiter (Co-Founder and Chief Perfumer at Unleashed Perfumes)

Roman Freiter -Co-Founder and Chief Perfumer at Unleashed Perfumes
Roman Freiter

Meet Roman Freiter, the co-founder of Unleashed Perfumes, a maestro in the realm of fragrance with an insatiable passion for all things scented. Within the fragrance industry, Roman is celebrated for his ability to infuse his love for scents into every drop of his inspired perfumes. Join Roman on our blog as he takes you on a fragrant journey, revealing the artistry and magic that goes into creating each unforgettable scent, and learn how he seamlessly incorporates his passion into every bottle. Follow: Instagram



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