Y Eau De Parfum is part of YSL’s L’Homme range fragrance for men. Launched in 2018, YSL Y is getting attention for all the right reasons.
YSL Y opens with a vibrant aroma featuring the captivating top notes of crisp apple, bergamot, and ginger. Fresh sage, tonka beans, amber wood, and juniper berries amplify the fruity and slightly creamy scent.
It’s a year-round perfume, but it stands out the most through the coldest days of the winter months. With a good sillage and above-average longevity, it’s a reliable perfume to wear at work, the gym, and on formal occasions.
Perfumes Like YSL Y (Similar Scents)
Dossier Aromatic Pineapple
Aromatic Pineapple is inspired by the best-selling Y Eau De Parfum by YSL. Featuring fruity notes combined with the green freshness of geranium, sage, and juniper berries, it opens with a clean, uplifting sensation perfect for daytime wear.
The masculine and crip scent profile is softened by its woody base consisting of amber wood, cedar, and olibanum that nicely evaporates on the skin, resulting in its exceptional longevity.
The perfect balance between freshness and strength, it’s the ideal fragrance for work and during hot summer days.
WHY Prive Sarah by Paris Corner
WHY Prive Sarah is a refreshing perfume with a deep and luscious composition. On top of its aromatic Fougere scent, it showcases spicy and woody traits that fit a gentleman’s perfectly well-groomed character.
It opens with a crisp, green apple scent blended well with the bitterness of bergamot and sage accord. The sweet and musky drydown develops slowly on the skin, resulting in a good sillage and solid projection.
The fascinating interplay of its lovely heart notes with the balsamic depths of vetiver and olibanum to its velvety honey feel. It’s the best fragrance for workouts or exploring the outdoors.
Sintonia Total by Natura
Launched in 2003, Sintonia Total by Brazilian perfume brand Natura has gained popularity in the local and international markets. Its classic composition was designed for modern, sophisticated men. Top notes of Mandarin orange, bergamot, and lime add a crispness that makes it a suitable perfume for all-year wear.
The spicy blend of black pepper, fresh safe, and geranium add a herbaceous element that maintains its freshness for hours. The strategic use of cedar, musk, and sandalwood as base notes balances the sweetness of its top and middle notes.
It’s a well-made fragrance with excellent longevity and decent projection, and is affordably priced.
The One Gold Intense Limited Edition by Dolce & Gabbana
The fresh and masculine fragrance composition of The One Gold Intense Limited Edition was launched in 2020 by Dolce & Gabbana. This Oriental spicy profile conveys the timeless elegance of its top citrus notes, including grapefruit, coriander, and basil.
The blood orange and bergamot medley make The One Gold Intense Limited Edition come off mature and modern though still refreshing. It’s an aromatic, spicy scent with a nice drydown which adds to its upscale appeal.
It has an excellent projection, decent sillage, and above-average longevity, making it a casual yet elegant scent for the daytime during the fall.
Acqua Di Gio Profumo Special Blend Giorgio Armani
Acqua Di Gio Profumo Special Blend is a refined iteration of the Acqua Di Gio Profumo Original Scent. In 2017, the Special Blend featured more texture and spiciness blended with a salty minerality that makes it one of the most breath-taking scents for men from Giorgio Armani.
While it feels less intense than the original formulation, it delivers a more compact, complete, and darker profile. In addition, the opening is more vibrant thanks to its top notes of sea notes and bergamot.
The sweet combination of patchouli and incense makes for a cleaner finish and is ideal for wearing for formal events.
Sheikh Al Shuyukh Final Edition by Lattafa Perfumes
The Sheikh Al Shuyukh Final Edition has the greatest similarity to YSL Y. Its Oriental floral scent is built on the juiciness of its top notes, including lemon, lemongrass, sage, and lavender.
The smooth accords temper the slightly bitter fragrance in the middle consisting of leather, rose, rosemary, and cardamom. Finally, the woody and musky base round up the fragrance composition nicely.
It has a decent performance lasting up to ten hours. Sheikh Al Shuyukh Final Edition is a potent formulation, too, perfect for work in very cold weather.
Zara Collection Man by Zara
Zara Collection Man by Zara is a sweet and spicy fragrance for men that starts fresh and sweetens nicely in the drydown. The aromatic synthetic accord comes from its top notes of lemon and lime.
The sensual cocktail of spicy notes and geranium in the middle conveys its wearer’s classic masculinity. The moss and pepper base notes add a refreshing and warm overall feel.
It has good projection, moderate sillage, and relatively decent longevity that comes alive in cooler weather.