Fall is right around the corner, which means it’s time to start looking at changing your fragrance. The lighter scents that are perfect for summer may not carry well into the cooler autumn season. While you are searching for your new scent, there are a few award winning favorites you might want to consider.
Top Colognes at the 2015 Fragrance Foundation Awards
Tom Ford Mandarino Di Amalfi
Named “Fragrance of the Year: Luxury” this cologne may have initially started off as a spring and summer scent, but its unique blend of citrus and woody notes make it perfect for cooler autumn months.
Top notes: Tarragon, mint, grapefruit, black currant, grapefruit, basil, and lemon.
Middle notes: black pepper, coriander, orange blossom, clary sage, jasmine, and exotic shiso.
Base notes: vetiver, amber, musk, civet, and labdanum.
The cologne has a fresh citrus aroma that is perfect for daytime wear, and its moderate silage is ideal for close quarters.
Dior Homme Eau for Men
The creators of this cologne are comfortable using citrusy notes and this is evident by their award this year for “Fragrance of the Year: Prestige”. It is a fresh clean fragrance that still carries a hint of sophistication, and its’ signature glass bottle makes a great addition to any fragrance collection.
Top notes: Moroccan grapefruit, spicy bergamot and coriander.
Middle notes: Tuscan iris
Base notes: Amber and Virginian cedar
It has a moderate silage rating that is ideal for work and play, and you will love its long lasting fragrance. Perfect for the man who wants to stand out in a crowd, this cologne promises to be a popular choice this fall.
Modern Banana Republic Man
Named ” Fragrance of the Year: Popular”, one whiff of this intoxicating men’s cologne is enough to explain why it is the winner of this prestigious award. The elegant glass bottle makes a stunning addition to any cologne collection, and its refreshingly cold and spicy notes are perfect for cooler fall weather.
Top notes: Red seawater, juniper, grapefruit, and sparkling water accords.
Middle notes: Japanese radish, white cyclamen, and tamarind
Base notes: Solar musk, rainforest patchouli, vetiver, incense, and white birch.
Its heavy silage makes this the perfect cologne for a night out on the town, and you will appreciate its long lasting fragrance. While it might be too heavy to wear at the office, its crisp masculine scent is ideal for “date night”.
Winner of this year’s “Fragrance of the Year: Indie” there is nothing common about this intoxicating men’s cologne. Created by renowned perfumer Calice Becker, it is one fragrance that stands out from the others. Even the sleek bottle features a unique and sophisticated design that will look stunning displayed on your dresser or counter.
Featured notes: Cardamom, cinnamon, coffee, and nutmeg.
These four notes blend beautifully together to create a men’s fragrance that will last throughout the day. Its heavy silage makes this cologne better suited for evening wear, and the warm masculine fragrance is perfect suited for romance.
While these are the winners of this year’s 2015 Fragrance Foundation Awards, they are certainly not the only colognes that have been introduced for this fall. There are also plenty of old favorites that should not be forgotten, and we would love to see what you are planning on wearing this fall.
We encourage you to let us know what your favorite men’s colognes are, and to share this page with family and friends.