An Essex Wedding - March/April 2023 (Issue 109)

Grooms editor Melissa Cullen reveals the latest best buys and product launches NEWS Grooms’ Following the success of its first ever perfume, Bentley has launched a new luxurious scent called Bentley For Men Azure. This powerfully expressive fragrance is a fresh twist on a modern creation that’s perfect for smart and style-conscious men. With notes of fruity pineapple, violet leaves, sage and cashmere wood, this fragrance is a contemporary burst of freshness. Visit for more information. Award-winning men’s haircare brand, Salt Grooming offers styling products created using natural ingredients that are organic, sustainably sourced, paraben-free, and made in Britain. Previously frustrated by the lack of choice compared to the women’s range of haircare products, founder Piers Le Moignan has embarked on a mission to develop a styling range using the very best ingredients. Salt Grooming has launched the new Master Collection Limited Edition Gift Set, which is perfect for grooms-to-be. Presented in a luxury matte stamped box, it includes hair clay, a lightweight spray and thickening shampoo and conditioner. Founder Piers says: “Our thickening shampoo and conditioner are our most clinically advanced formulas yet. They’re packed full of seven powerful and proven active ingredients in generous doses, directly addressing a broad range of men’s haircare concerns.” Head over to for more information. To celebrate 60 years of the James Bond film franchise, N.Peal London has reimagined some of the spy’s most memorable looks in the brand’s signature style. The 60th Anniversary Cashmere Collection features some of Bond’s iconic outfits from across eight of the spy’s most popular films. The collection includes overcoats, suits, jackets, sweaters and accessories inspired by Dr. No, Goldfinger, You Only Live Twice, The Man with the Golden Gun, The Spy Who Loved Me, Moonraker, Skyfall, Spectre and No Time to Die. Discover more at The Henley Collection at Rotary Watches has several new iterations. The collection has swiftly become a beloved staple at Rotary Watches and is a popular choice in the brand’s portfolio. Known amongst fans as a versatile collection of day watches that incorporate contemporary designs into classic pieces, the new versions have much to offer and would make a great gift. Powerfully built in stainless steel and sapphire glass, each timepiece contains a Miyota quartz-powered chronograph movement and date function. The striking intricacies of the timepieces are further complemented by each watch’s dial and bezel colour to suit different tastes. In addition to these colourful details, each watch in the new range features classic odes to sport watches and a stop/start function. For more information, visit Brioni have been tailoring experts since 1945, marrying effortless Roman elegance with the finest Italian craftsmanship. To expand its offerings, the company has released its third men’s fragrance. Eau de Parfum Éclat is a refined, joyful scent bursting with sustainable materials. Housed in a sleek, eco-responsible glass bottle, this new creation has notes of grapefruit, radiant roses and sandalwood and would make the perfect gift for the groom-to-be. Check out for more information. 86