Trying to decide what are the best men’s colognes right now is almost impossible, especially since there are new fragrances being released every season. While some of the men’s colognes for winter are unique, aromatic, and quickly becoming best sellers, there are a few essentials that every man needs in his cologne collection. This is why we have put together our picks for the best men’s colognes to wear right now.
The 10 Best Men’s Fragrances
Ambre Nuit by Christian Dior
Rich, warm, and sensual, it is everything that a man wants from his cologne. It has a mysterious appeal that is also warm and inviting. The top notes of grapefruit and bergamot are mixed with the sensual aroma of Turkish rose which is followed by the exciting scent of pink pepper. It is a romantic cologne that is sophisticated and approachable.
Rose D’Arabie by Armani Prive
From the popular line of men’s and women’s fragrances this cologne is masculine with floral rose notes. The Damascus rose is the underlying fragrance that is blended with patchouli, amber, wood, saffron, and mixed with gold dust for an exotic appearance that is only matched by the cologne’s rich scent.
Pour Homme by Bottega Veneta
The refreshing top notes are bergamot, pine and juniper that are warmed by the spicy scents of the Caribbean. The notes of fir and clary sage add to the sense of being on a warm island, while the base of the men’s cologne is leather, patchouli and labdanum. It is a masculine and sensual fragrance that is ideal for the cold winter months.
Brit Play by Burberry
This is a light men’s cologne that is best worn for casual outings and has a wonderful mix of warm masculine scents. The top notes of basil, juniper berries, cardamom, and verbena are slightly spicy with a hint of refreshing citrus. The mild middle notes help to give the cologne balance and include leather, patchouli, and styrax. The masculine scents of incense, cedar and Tonka bean are warm, sensual, and perfect for everyday occasions.
Encre Noire by Lalique
This is the best cologne for older men, and it includes rich notes of cypress and vetiver. The base notes of cedar and musk make this a masculine cologne that is best worn for the office or casual outings.
Forever Now by Gucci
This is one of the best floral scents for men with the notes of rose and jasmine. The aromatic cologne is still masculine with bottom scents that include patchouli, precious woods, vetiver, musk and amber. Blended into the heart is also ylang-ylang to give the cologne its exotic fragrance that makes it one of the best colognes of the year.
Gentleman Only Intense by Givenchy
Women love it when men wear this cologne with its sensual notes of amber, incense, and Tonka bean for the base and the lighter notes of black pepper, green mandarin oil, and birch leaf for the top. The heart of the men’s cologne is comprised of patchouli, leather, and warm Texas cedar for an unmistakable fragrance that is sensual and masculine.
Jardin D’Amalfi by Creed
This is another floral fragrance that should be in every discerning man’s cologne collection and it opens with top notes of mandarin, lemon, pink pepper, bergamot, and petit grain. The refreshing and earthy top notes are balanced by the fragrant heart of rose, cedar and apple. The base of the cologne is warm cinnamon, vetiver, and white musk for a men’s cologne that is alluring, sensual, and inviting.
Oud by Maison Francis Kurkdjian Paris
This is the best French cologne for men, and it is also considered a superior oud fragrance. The rich and sensual cologne opens with oud that lingers throughout the other fragrance notes. The scent of cedar, saffron, and patchouli give it a warm balance that is also sensual.
Sunday Cologne by Byredo
Every man deserves a beautifully mixed cologne for the weekends and other casual occasions. The top notes of bergamot, star anise, and cardamom are blended with the heart of the cologne which includes spicy geranium, incense and lavender. The base notes of oak moss, patchouli, and vetiver give the cologne a masculine appeal that is also relaxing.