Whether you're going out in your business casual blazer or you're gearing up for a lunch date in your day suit, the perfect complement to the world's most comfortable suit is the right cologne. Now, the right cologne for you is not always going to be what works for someone else. It needs to work with your personal musk. So instead of rushing out to purchase a full bottle of one of the following scents, ask for a sampler at your local department store. This way, you can test it out. A fine cologne will have varying aroma notes based on how it interacts with your skin, its heat, and the oils of your body. With that said, here are a handful of the best colognes to wear on different occasions.
This cologne starts out with smells of a floral summer and undertones of rose and jasmine. It is a clean and refined aroma, which makes it great for daytime activities. If you're planning a weekend afternoon date, this is the perfect cologne to apply.
Prices start at $63 for the .7oz bottle.
Bleu is an exceptionally masculine aroma, as it brings together warm cedarwood and intense ginger, with just a touch of citrus. This keeps the cologne both fresh and woodsy at the same time. Almost like showering in the middle of a vibrant forest. With some touches of spice and mint, this is an evening cologne.
Prices start at $95 for the 1.7oz bottle.
This is a fantastic cologne in just how different it is. The cologne itself is designed to offer a 1920s Brooklyn jazz club scent with a twist of sophistication. It brings with it hints of tobacco leaves as well as vanilla, and tanka beans. This is the kind of cologne you want to wear that will linger with guests while adding a touch of mystery to your overall mystique.
Prices start at $126 for the 100ml bottle.
This is a rare, exotic and distinctive cologne by Tom Ford. It features one of the rarest, precious and expensive ingredients to be in a cologne, Oud Wood, which is typically burned in the temples of Bhutan. This fragrance offers a smokey blend of Rosewood, Oud wood, Sandalwood and Vetiver, with Tonka Bean and Amber to add warmth and sophistication.
Prices start at $210 for the 50ml bottle.
This is one of the best selling colognes in the history of the brand and was inspired by the dramatic life of a historic emperor. With notes of bergamot, blackcurrant leaves, apple, pineapple and subtle notes of vanilla and musk, the scent is truly extraordinary. Creed uses a unique infusion process where Ingredients are weighed, mixed, macerated and filtered all by hand in the highest tradition.
Prices start at $325 for the 1.7oz bottle.