How to smell like Frank Sinatra (and Colin Firth)

A Single Man, Tom Ford’s BAFTA award winning film, is widely considered to exhibit an incredible attention to detail in terms of sets and suits. It transpires that we can add scents to that list. Ford’s vision for Colin Firth’s character, George, was so complete it even took in the kind of aftershave that he would have worn. The answer is Creed’s Bois du Portugal, which was invented in 1957 and is said to have been Frank Sinatra’s favourite. It’s a great choice. £123 for 75ml, www.creedfragrances.co.uk

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