Finding the best colognes for men is a difficult task. I would know because I’ve been looking for it for quite some time. I’ve met far too many people whose perfume overwhelms you the moment you meet them, their lavender or citrus notes hitting you right in the face. Regardless of your sensory preferences, keep in mind that there is no such thing as the ideal fragrance. Some scents will just not suit your personality, and what you like may also depend on the season, vibe, and mood you’re in that particular day. Don’t be scared to try new things; that’s part of the joy of experimenting with different smells. So here is a roundup of luxurious colognes that will make you smell like a dream.

1. Ralph Lauren Polo Black

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The Polo Black fragrance by Ralph Lauren is one of those timeless classics. Sandalwood, sage, and patchouli noir are boldly blended with chilled mango, lemon, and tangerine to create a bittersweet fragrance. It is one of those perfumes that will make you stand out as it is strong and aromatic.

2. Byredo Bibliotheque

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This fragrance is intended for the well-read and is inspired by old books and their leather-bound pages. Additionally, one of Byredo’s best-selling candles served as inspiration, so you know it’s fantastic. Peach, plum, peony, and violet top notes give the otherwise woodsy ground base of leather, patchouli, and vanilla a pleasant touch.

3. Hugo Boss Boss

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This enduring perfume was introduced in 1998 and has become a cult favourite because of its traditional, manly scent. Apple, lemon, and plum serve as the fragrance’s fruity and citrus top notes that are countered by a robust floral and spicy base that includes geranium, sandalwood, and vetiver.

4. Carolina Herrera Bad Boy

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Bad Boy is a new fragrance from Carolina Herrera that successfully balances boldness and sophistication. It mixes zesty bergamot with notes of black and white pepper. It’s a dreamy perfume for everyday use. The bottle with the lightning bolt just looks so amazing. Brownie points for the fun packaging!

5. Gucci The Alchemist’s Garden Last Day Of Summer

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The Alchemist’s Garden fragrance helps you stay in a summery mood all year long. Cedarwoods, cypress, and nutmeg combine to create a cosy, warming perfume with a mix of vetiver and patchouli for a woodsy undertone. Additionally, the lacquered glass bottle is really stylish and pulls it all together.