…because it’s time to retire the Drakkar and Old Spice and up your smelling game. It’s a complicated scent-field out there so we’ve chosen our top 24 cologne for men this spring-into-sumer season. There’s the classics, the newbies, the risk takers…and there’s the perfect scent for you. Shop our picks for the best men’s cologne for 2018.
1. New for 2018: Chanel “Bleu De Chanel” Cologne Spray – Buy It Here For $75
New for the season, we’re totally loving this cologne and not just because it’s one of the newest best-sellers. It’s the perfect cologne for fall (and winter) due to its woodsy notes that blend citrus to make it crisp, clean, and is sure to star turning heads.
2. Dior ‘Sauvage’ Eau de Toilette – Buy It Here For $77
Top notes of Reggio di Calabria bergamot. Middle notes of Sichuan pepper and a base of ambroxan. Perfect for any time of year, really. One of the best sellers so far this year and winner of many magazine awards for men’s cologne.
3. Tom Ford Private Blend ‘Oud Wood’ Cologne – Buy It Here For $230
Sure it’s on the more expensive, but totally worth it. A great mix of oud wood, rosewood, sandalwood, tonka bean, and amber.
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5. Maison Martin Margiela “Replica – Jazz Club” Men’s Cologne – Buy It Here For $126
Our new “go-to” for cologne this fall. Experience the base notes of vanilla and tobacco leaf mixed with top notes of pink pepper, lemon and neroli oil. This scent is super distinct, yet not overpowering, but will always catch your attention.
6. Paco Rabanne ‘1 Million’ Cologne – Buy It Here For $68
Genius top notes of peppermint and mandarin with base notes of leather and amber make 1 Million one of our new faves this season.
7. Creed ‘Aventus’ Fragrance – Buy It Here For $315
One of the most popular cologne lines from Creed, experience base notes of Spanish oak moss, ambergris, and French vanilla.
8. Versace ‘Eros’ de Toilette – Buy It Here For $69
This masculine scent makes the perfect cologne for any time of year, really. We love the scents of cedarwood, mint leaves, Italian lemon zest, tonka beans, and vanilla.
9. Editor’s Pick: Clean ‘Shower Fresh for Men’ – Buy It Here For $72
Our favorite summer-into-fall transition cologne or the go-to when you need a quick freshening up post gym…on the way to happy hour. We can’t tell you the amount of compliments we receive with this one and, well, we like that.
10. Top Seller: Spicebomb by Viktor & Rolf – Buy It Here For $92
Very masculine scent and comforting for cooler fall nights, Spicebomb has been become one of the top selling colognes for men this year. Plus the bottle is basically art.
11. Le Labo ‘Santal 33’ Unisex Cologne – Buy It Here For $180
Yes it’s unisex, but don’t freak out. This is one of the best-sellers this year from men and women. This cologne has notes of sandalwood, leather, cedarwood, iris, and violet accord. See, now that’s not so bad is it?
12. Prada ‘L’Homme Prada’ Cologne – Buy It Here For $78
A refreshing scent that brilliantly mixes the airy notes with masculine woodsy tones. Top notes include iris and amber, while base notes include geranium and patchouli.
13. Jo Malone London ‘Wood Sage & Sea Salt’ Cologne – Buy It Here For $65
Notes of bergamot, sea salt, driftwood, white musk, and sage. One of the best-sellers (so far) in 2018.
14. Maison Margiela ‘Replica by the Fireplace’ – Buy It Here For $126
You really can’t go wrong with almost anything ‘Replica.” This one (By the Fireplace) is perfect for those crisp fall nights and winter days that have intoxicating scents of burning wood and chestnut. You can also layer Replica with their other colognes and scents to pretty much make your own signature scent.
15. Versace Man ‘Eau Fraiche’ Cologne – Buy It Here For $64
16. Hermès Terre d’Hermés Cologne – Buy It Here For $135
One of the top selling men’s cologne this season. A woody masculine scent with notes of grapefruit, mineral and green notes.
17. Prada ‘Luna Rossa’ Cologne – Buy It Here For $68
Top notes of peaceful lavender. Middle notes of spearmint and sage and base notes of wood and amber.
18. Valentino ‘Uomo’ Fragrance – Buy It Here For $80
Soft, smokey, and woody makes Uomo the perfect cologne to transition from summer into fall.
19. Jimmy Choo ‘Man’ – Buy It Here For $70
Intoxicating notes of mandarin, suede, amber, and pineapple leaves.
20. Best Kept Secret: Issey Miyake Cologne – Buy It Here For $70
This cologne has a fresh yet warm, woody scent accented with spicy notes.
21. Chanel Allure Homme Sport Cologne – Buy It Here For $90
Sporty and masculine with notes of tonka bean and Moroccan cypress.
22. Yves Saint Laurent ‘La Nuit de l’Homme’ Cologne – Buy It Here For $63
Masculine, bright and fresh with curious notes of cardamom, cedar, and courmarin.
23. The Classic Standby: Acqua di Gio – Buy It Here For $48
The good old classic standby; transparent, aromatic, and woody in nature combined with marine notes, fruits, herbs, and woods.
24. No 1. Most Expensive Cologne Ever: Clive Christian ‘No 1’ – Buy It Here For $525
Named ‘the most expensive cologne in the world’ this little number has a 4,000 year old history that was used to draw soul-mates together.
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