Did you know that the international fragrance market was valued at $31.4 billion US dollars in 2019?
The perfume and cologne industry is one of the most profitable in the world and produces hundreds of new fragrances every year.
With so many colognes to choose from, it can be hard to find the perfect scent. That’s why we’re breaking down 15 of the best designer cologne options available on the market today.
Are you ready? Let’s go!
Chanel Bleu de Chanel
Comprised of 15 notes in total, this woody, aromatic fragrance opens with top notes of citrus and pepper. More spice and white florals are introduced in the middle, and the base consists of three types of wood.
We recommend the Eu de Toilette version of this seductive, intense scent.
Yves Saint Laurent L’Homme
This fragrance classifies as a woody, floral musk with warm-spicy, citrus, and woody characteristics. Ginger, spices, tonka bean, and vetiver combine beautifully in this understated, sultry fragrance.
Sauvage is an aromatic, Fougere scent with top notes of bergamot and pepper. The majority of this fragrance’s fresh-spicy notes reside in the middle, while cedar, ambroxide, and labdanum round out the base.
Its intensity makes it best suitable for cooler-weathered evenings.
Paco Rabanne 1 Million
Launched in 2008, this infamous, seductive cologne is woody and spicy. Citrusy, spicy, and leathery, the notes in this powerful fragrance are balanced out with warm, golden amber.
Gucci Guilty Black Pour Homme
This aromatic, Fougere scent has been considered the epitome of 21st Century seduction. With only seven total notes, its surprising complexity does not sacrifice practicality in this extremely wearable scent.
Ralph Lauren Polo Black
Polo Black is a woody, aromatic fragrance with tropical, fruity, and sweet elements that make it perfect for daytime wear. Mango, tangerine, and sage join forces with sandalwood and tonka bean in this light, vibrant cologne.
Enjoy as a crisp, light opening of mint, green apple, and lemon dissolve into a decadent riviera of vanilla and wood. Named after the Greek god of love, it’s hard not to love this fragrance.
Armani Acqua di Giò Profumo
This aromatic, aquatic fragrance features a blend of sea notes, flowering herbs, and incense. These create a fresh, smoky quality that lingers on the skin and offers moderate sillage.
Hugo Boss Boss
This woody, spicy fragrance features cedar, olive tree, and mahogany with cinnamon and plum. It’s enticing and makes the perfect scent for autumn.
Check out the Hugo Boss Perfume Price listings and see for yourself!
Tom Ford Oud Wood
This amber, woody scent is unisex, functioning as a designer perfume or cologne for whoever is bold enough to wear it. Three types of the wood combine with vanilla and pepper in this alluring fragrance.
Jo Malone Myrrh & Tonka
Discover the beauty of simplicity in this unisex, amber fragrance featuring myrrh, tonka bean, lavender, vanilla, and almond.
Enjoy fresh, woodsy, and amber notes in this myriad of saffron, mandarin, and musk. This cologne was released in 2002 and is still one of Armani’s most popular fragrances to date!
Tom Ford Tobacco Vanille
Tom Ford’s amber, spicy fragrance encapsulates the dichotomy of the exotic and the comforting. Tobacco, vanilla, cacao, and tonka bean harmonize over a base of dried fruit and woody notes.
Calvin Klein Eternity
Another aromatic, Fougere scent, this designer cologne offers crisp sage and apple over a bouquet of lavender and cypress. Nutmeg, orris root, and suede round out the middle and base notes of the fragrance.
Prada Luna Rossa Sport
Prada’s spicy, amber fragrance represents the craftsmanship of formulating designer scents. Pungent juniper berries and ginger mingle with delicate lavender on top of a sweet base of vanilla and tonka bean.
Try These Designer Colognes to Find Your New Signature Scent
If there’s one thing that designer brands do well, it’s formulating artistic, bold, and refreshing fragrances that embody the spirit of their wearer.
If you’re looking for a designer cologne to express yourself aromatically, you can’t go wrong with any of these scents.
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