Cologne is an important part of a modern man’s grooming routine. A carefully picked fragrance will complement your look and help you make a great first impression. Whether you’re out clubbing or indoors at work, the right fragrance will help you feel confident in your skin. Are you ready to discover our selection of the best colognes for men?
Coach For Men Eau de Toilette
Best for the office
The cologne you wear to the office should be pleasant, but not overbearing; you don’t want to upset your desk neighbors! With this in mind, we’ve selected Coach For Men Eau de Toilette as a safe office pick.
The fragrance blends citrus, cardamom, and vetiver, tried-and-true ingredients in the world of male perfumery. It’s a real classic with a contemporary edge, perfect for a modern gentleman at work.
Paco Rabanne 1 Million Eau de Toilette
Best spicy fragrance for men
Few colognes are as recognizable as Paco Rabanne 1 Million. Shaped like a gold ingot, the bottle represents power, wealth, and luxury; inside, the fragrances offers a masculine, spicy scent with a touch of leather.
Alluring blood mandarin, sparkling grapefruit, and fresh peppermint: these are the opening notes of this daring fragrance, which suits men who love their independence and live by their own rules.
Versace Eros Eau de Toilette
Best for clubbing
Versace offers a vast collection of colognes for men, all of which are well-loved by stylish men around the world. This one’s special, though. According to Donatella Versace, “Eros is truly the DNA of the house of Versace”.
With its distinctive Mediterranean-blue flacon and its fresh, woody, and slightly oriental profile, this is the perfect fragrance for men who are confident in their own skin. It couldn’t be more perfect for a night out.
Prada Luna Rossa Eau de Toilette
Best “barbershop” cologne for men
Soapy and clean, with a touch of citrus and lavender: that is the quintessential “barbershop” scent. If you’d like to add this type of fragrance to your grooming routine, we recommend Prada Luna Rossa.
Drawing inspiration from the prestigious world of competitive sailing, this fragrance uses classic notes like lavender, bitter orange, spearmint and clary sage in new and innovative ways.
Carolina Herrera CH Men Privé Eau de Toilette
Best for winter
For the summer, fresh and aquatic colognes will do just fine; but for winter, it may be wise to look for something a little heftier, a little more enveloping. CH Men Privé fits that bill perfectly.
Classic and timeless, yet modern and intoxicating, this is a leather-based men’s fragrance with a rich and luxurious feeling. The notes? Whiskey and black leather meet lavender and sage, the pinnacle of classic masculinity.
Clinique Happy Eau de Toilette
Best casual cologne for men
White t-shirts and blue denim will find a casual companion in this zesty cologne. Believe it or not, Clinique Happy is just as energizing and uplifting as it looks in the flacon: subtle yet cheerful, with a hint of orange sweetness that brings to mind hot summer days.
It won’t fill a room as you walk past, but it will definitely get you compliments with its crowd-pleasing take on citrus and light woods.
Davidoff Cool Water Eau de Toilette
Best aquatic perfume
Davidoff Cool Water is considered a classic for good reason. Sea, salt, and a fresh summer breeze are what you’ll find inside this iconic blue bottle.
Fresh, sharp, and simple, Cool Water opens with fresh aromatic notes (think lavender, mint, and rosemary) and a tinge of salty seawater. Instantly recognizable and unquestionable masculine, this is one of the best colognes for men ever made.
CK One Eau de Toilette
Best for teens & young men
Launched in 1994 as a unisex scent, CK One is a true cult icon. Uncomplicated and clean, this citrus aromatic cologne is a perfect everyday fragrance.
Somewhere between clean laundry and fresh, grassy greenery, CK One opens with a blast of citrus and pineapple that grows sweeter and more powdery as the hours go by. You truly can’t go wrong with this classic creation.
Boss Bottled Eau de Toilette
Best classic cologne
For a classic that never goes out of style, try the original Boss Bottled. When it was first released, in 1998, this cologne redefined masculinity with its woody-spicy opening. Today, it remains a staple in many men’s grooming routine.
Fruity top notes of apple, plum, bergamot and lemon mesh perfectly with a spicy heart of cinnamon, mahogany, and carnation. Truly one of the best colognes for men: spicy but not too sweet, woody but never old-fashioned.
Jimmy Choo Urban Hero Eau de Parfum
Best woody cologne for men
Urban Hero by Jimmy Choo opens with warm black pepper and fresh caviar lime, then expands into a masculine blend of vetiver, leather, and ambergris. Palisander rosewood adds a pleasant, sweet woody touch that takes the fragrance to the next level.
Confident and mysterious with a hint of rebellion, this is a sensual fragrance that reflects a refined yet daring personality: a real winner.