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10 Best Colognes for Men of All Time. Seriously.

Top Men’s Cologne of 2017

We often forget that scent is the very thing that defines us. It’s that underlying message that you cannot express with your appearance, it’s much more subtle than that. That’s why choosing a fragrance is very personal and many stick with the same scent for years.

The complex combination of notes is almost like our complex DNA. When you’re choosing a new fragrance you’re deciding between who you want to be and where you are going.

Are you a man of risks and danger or an orderly gentleman?

Will you decide on something fresh or go for a heavier scent?

You want to come across as daring, mysterious or classic?

If you need help with answering these questions, we’re here to help. We give you the selection of 10 best colognes for men, that will make up your mind on whether you want to be James Bond or Rocky Balboa.

Also for free samples by mail of cologne, we’ll cover that as well.

Below we’ve got the must have colognes for men for 2017.

Best Mens Cologne of All Time

10. English Laundry Tahitian Waters Eau de Parfum $70

English Laundry Tahitian Waters Eau de Parfum $70

Tahitian Waters transports you to an exotic getaway with top notes of lime, coconut, orange and bergamot. The middle notes are comprised of jasmine and ylang-ylang while the base notes unfold into musk, brown sugar and cedar wood. This fragrance really is a vacation in a bottle for a daydreaming kind of guy.

English Laundry Tahitian Waters Eau de Parfum $70

9. Bottega Veneta ‘Pour Homme’ Eau de Toilette $115

Bottega Veneta 'Pour Homme' Eau de Toilette $115 - best men's cologne

Bottega Veneta Pour Homme Eau de Toilette is a masterful synthesis of ingredients. A blend of bergamot and fir balsam brings brightness and depth to the fragrance, while a strong, charismatic note of pimento adds refinement. A harmonious combination of leather and labdanum provides a masculine finish. It’s a straight forward fragrance for a straight forward kind of man.

Bottega Veneta ‘Pour Homme’ Eau de Toilette $115

8. Hugo edt spray by Hugo Boss $52.99

10 Best Colognes for Men Ever. Seriously.-Hugo Cologne

Hugo by Hugo Boss will give a feeling of freshness to your day. This fragrance combines woods and fresh citrus with spicy leaves to create a subtle scent that leaves a lasting impression. It’s the perfect daytime cologne that will give you confidence whether you’re meeting with your boss or simply out for a night on the town.

Hugo edt spray by Hugo Boss $52.99

7. Givenchy ‘Gentlemen Only Intense’ Eau de Toilette $88

Givenchy 'Gentlemen Only Intense' Eau de Toilette $88 - top men's fragrances - cologne

Gentlemen Only Intense Eau de Toilette by Givenchy is an addictive, sensual scent for the modern gentleman. It’s rich with woody-amber notes, opening with a burst of black, green and pink peppers and birch leaves. This fragrance strives to emphasize sensuality and sexiness of a man without losing the subtlety. It’s created for the dandy man of 21st century.

Givenchy ‘Gentlemen Only Intense’ Eau de Toilette $88

6. Creed Green Irish Tweed eau de parfum by Creed $193.99creed green irish tweed - 10 best colognes for men

Creed Green Irish Tweed is a sophisticated men’s fragrance with light citrus tone of lemon intermingles and a touch of sandalwood to create a masculine cologne. The scent’s spicy fragrance will add to your confidence as you turn heads. Spray it on your pulse points for a fresh scent that lasts all day long.

Creed Green Irish Tweed eau de parfum by Creed $193.99

5. Colonia Leather Eau de Cologne Concentrée Acqua di Parma $210

Colonia Leather Eau de Cologne Concentrée Acqua di Parma $210

Top notes of Colonia Leather Eau de Cologne Concentrée provide luminous scents of Brazilian orange combined with Sicilian lime. The heart adds rose and petit grain from Paraguay followed by leather, Atlas cedar and guaiac wood from Paraguay. With unconventional combining of freshness coming from citrus notes of the original fragrance Colonia and rich, sensual shades of aromatic leather, this cologne is for a true jet-setter.

Colonia Leather Eau de Cologne Concentrée Acqua di Parma $210

4. Cologne Pour Le Soir by Maison Francis Kurkdjian $210

Cologne Pour Le Soir by Maison Francis Kurkdjian $210

Cologne pour le Soir is an evening fragrance and it is a full-fledged oriental blend executed with a light hand; a huge, soft, fluffy cashmere wrap of a scent; a mist of sweet, vanillic benzoin swirling with incense in a cloud of ambery musk raining honey-drizzled rose petals. It’s so irresistibly comforting and sensuous you may not wait until after dinner to fall into its exquisite embrace.

Cologne Pour Le Soir by Maison Francis Kurkdjian $210

3. Jo Malone ‘Saffron’ Cologne Intense $155

Jo Malone™ 'Saffron' Cologne Intense - best men's cologne

Top notes of the composition incorporate incense, pink pepper and bergamot. Tartness and freshness characterize the opening of the composition, soothed by pleasant notes of incense. The heart includes saffron, iris and sandalwood, adding spicy and powdery shades warmed by creamy woody notes. Saffron is a unique and very modern fragrance that will appeal to all who lise sensual and warm scents.

Jo Malone ‘Saffron’ Cologne Intense $155

2. Valentino ‘Uomo’ Fragrance $95

Valentino 'Uomo' Fragrance $95 - 10 best men's colognes

Valentino Uomo is a masculine fragrance that embodies the spirit of the timeless yet modern man with opening notes of Italian bergamot and a hint of spice. If you’re the kind of guy that finds comfort in the classic shapes and styles, then this is the right scent for you.

Valentino ‘Uomo’ Fragrance $95

1. Private Blend ‘Tobacco Vanille’ Eau de Parfum by Tom Ford $295

Private Blend 'Tobacco Vanille' Eau de Parfum by Tom Ford $295

Tobacco Vanille Eau de Parfum is a modern take on an old-world men’s club. A smooth oriental, Tobacco Vanille opens immediately with opulent essences of tobacco leaf and aromatic spice notes. The heart unfolds with creamy tonka bean, tobacco flower, vanilla and cocoa and finishes with dry fruit accord enriched with sweet wood sap. Tom Ford created this fragrance for a man who loves the smell of cigars and scotch.

Private Blend ‘Tobacco Vanille’ Eau de Parfum by Tom Ford $295

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