By Margarita Nahapetyan
Nowadays there are literally thousands upon thousands of scents for men to choose from, so it is not an easy task to say which are the best men's fragrances. Many opinions differ when it comes to selecting the best scents, but in this list you will be able to find the colognes that are most rated among the men of all ages.
Aqua Di Gio - Giorgio Armani: Launched by the design house of Giorgio Armani in 1995, Aqua Di Gio is classified as a refreshing, floral fragrance born from the sea, the sun, the earth, and the breeze of a Mediterranean island. The style of Armani is captured in this classic fragrance which possesses citrus notes, rosemary spiciness, lavender, juniper, freesia, jasmine and sandalwood. Recommended use of this cologne - casual.
Bvlgari Aqua pour Homme: This cologne is really great, one of the best mainstream aquatics on the market today by far. The fragrance carries a distinctive mossy note that is very enjoyable and welcoming. The longevity of the fragrance is amazing and consistent, with provocative and masculine scent, and is definitely one of all-time favorites.
Dolce & Gabbana pour Homme: This cologne carries a truly sexy aroma and edge. When initially launched in 1994, this unique fragrance won all three awards at the International Academy Awards of The Academia del Profumo. It starts out very strong at first spray, but after about forty-five minutes it turns into a great masculine but subtle smell. The key notes include a mixture of musk and tobacco, giving this fragrance a woodsy but fresh smell. The recommended use of D&G is for evenings and nights.
Dior Homme By Christian Dior: Dior Homme is an ultramodern, elegant and sophisticated cologne. Its outstanding scent is adored by many women. The blend of cocoa and iris are a powerful key notes, and the remaining top notes of bergamot and sage serve to introduce and accentuate the fine base notes of vetiver and leather. In short, Dior Homme is a masterpiece of a cologne.
Terre d'Hermès By Hermès: As a "vegetable and mineral" fragrance, "made without animal by-products or musk", Terre d'Hermes cologne has a simple and uncluttered composition. This is a dry and woody scent, rounded out by some rather discreet floral notes. The base notes are a mixture of grapefruit, vetiver and pepper with finishing notes of a raw, rooty combination of cedar, benzoin and patchouli. This fragrance is one of the most high rated because it is an exciting scent that is edgy and full of character.
Brit for Men By Burberry: Epitomizing the modern, British man, Brit For Men captures a relaxed elegance and effortless style. This designer scent carries key notes of juicy green mandarin, freshly cut ginger, bergamot and cardamom, while exhibiting middle notes of wild roses, spicy hints of cedarwood and nutmeg. The base notes of oriental woods, grey musk and tonka beans really help round out this upper class cologne. You will not regret wearing this fragrance for a second, as it is one of the best men's colognes that carries a confident, sexy and masculine scent.
Armani Code / Black Code By Giorgio Armani: The name of this cologne was changed from Black Code to Armani Code in 2005, but the amazing intriguing aroma stayed the same. Fresh, warm and seductive, there is just something special about this great fragrance. The olive flower note is very relaxing, and is blended smoothly with the woody base notes. Armani Code cologne is highly recommended for the night wear and is also good for semi-formal evening wear.
Le Mâle - Jean Paul Gaultier: This cologne was created by perfumer Francis Kurkdjian and carries the base notes of wormwood, bergamot, cardamom, lavender, orange blossom, mint, Artemisia, cedar, cinnamon, cumin, sandalwood, musk, amber, vanilla and Tonka bean. Just as he made the woman in a corset as the symbol and bottle of his fragrance for women, Jean Paul Gaultier now transforms the man in a sailor's T-shirt into both the symbol and bottle of Le Mâle. Style: The fragrance for the man who would be many men at once.
Cool Water by Davidoff: Cool Water is a fresh new approach to men's scents, its brisk aroma will certainly invigorate your senses. It is fresh and crisp with notes of lavender, menthe, iris and musk. Davidoff Cool Water combines warm amber and sandalwood notes with energizing rosemary and sage. The recommended use of this fresh and clean scent is casual and also for a night on the town. Cool Water is a classic fragrance and the first lifestyle brand to establish the territory of aquatic freshness.
"I am King" by Sean John Fragrances: As one reviewer has noticed, this cologne offers a "unique masculine scent," intense and exotic at the same time, like a walk in the forest or the smell of fresh oranges. There is premium Champagne in the cologne that is combined with the smell of key lime pie and lemon cream, creating a "clean and crisp" elegance.
POLO Sport by Ralph Lauren: POLO Sport cologne, created by Ralph Lauren, was introduced in 1993. Active, Healthy and Fit, Polo Sport brings out the spirit and energy of the sporting lifestyle. In this unique fragrance, a refreshing citrus scent of Sicilian lemon is blended with seaweed, algae, mint and is accented with nutmeg, oakmoss and sandalwood. Fresh and aromatic POLO Sport cologne is perfect for casual daytime use.
Obsession for men by Calvin Klein: Fiery, masculine, compelling and provocative, Obsession for men Calvin Klein was created for the man who is driven by his passions, in work or in his romantic life. A powerful blend of botanics, spices and rare woods create a great combination with top notes of mandarin and bergamot. The background notes consist of musk, sandalwood, and patchouli. The cologne comes in a rounded bottle design, inspired by Calvin Klein's personal collection of prayer stones.
We certainly hope that this review will be helpful for you when it comes to deciding on what fragrance to wear before your first date, job interview or just a regular appointment. Also, very often men are not sure which cologne will a woman prefer on them. We wish you good luck and hope once again that we have given you some answers!