Of course, any fragrance can be for anyone of any gender. But not everyone wants to spritz themselves down with cloying, traditionally femine floral or the smoky, leathery blends our grandfathers used to wear. Things start to get interesting—and feel truly modern—in the androgynous in-betweens: where sweet meets woodsy and the heady aroma of flowers is tempered with the bite of fresh herbs. Here, our top six favorites that work for just about anybody.
While this year’s Met gala invited attendees to—first and foremost—contemplate American fashion, no look was complete without an expertly calibrated beauty look. The theme, “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion,” and exhibition embody themes of joy, rebellion, and nostalgia—feelings that were mirrored in the myriad hair and makeup looks tonight.