The Best Men’s Colognes (2022)
Sometimes we need to step back and purge the stuff in our lives that we no longer need. It can be a refreshing experience removing old clutter and replacing it with new and exciting things.
That ancient sweater you hardly wear anymore? Toss it away, you don’t need it anymore. What about those old tires sitting in the back of your garage that haven’t seen the light of day in years? See ya later!
Even your cologne collection needs a revamp every so often. Make 2022 the year you find the best colognes for you. But don’t worry—we did all the hard stuff for you. We scoured the internet, dived into social media discussions, and got the opinions of top fragrance experts.
Here is the end result of all of our hard work and research. We present our list of the best men’s colognes of 2022.
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Atlantis Eau de Parfum is rich, sexy, and flirty. It encapsulates what it means to be a man. The feeling of the wind brushing through your hair as you drive with the windows down; the adrenaline rush you get when jumping into the ocean. Whatever it means to be a man, Atlantis is at the top of the list.
Sultry notes of bergamot, lemon, blackcurrant, lavender, clary sage, peach, apricot, musk, and violet swirl together to create a passionate blend inspired by the sights and sounds of the coastal Bali jungle. Free of parabens, preservatives, phthalates, and synthetic dyes—Atlantis is everything you’d ever want from a cologne.
2. Dior Sauvage Eau de Parfum
Very few colognes remain as timeless at Dior Sauvage Eau de Parfum. This enchanting cologne is infused with mysterious and sensual notes of Calabrian bergamot, exuding the mystical hour of twilight in the desert—rich with an awe-inspiring sunset. Full-bodied notes of spices like vanilla and nutmeg, paired with smoky notes will turn your morning routine into a wanderlust session because we know you’ll be yearning for the desert after one whiff of this masculine, sexy cologne.
3. Versace The Dreamer Eau De Toilette Natural Spray
Are you a dreamer? Do you wish to travel far away and discover what is out beyond the stars? Do you feel like you could add a spark of adventure into your life? With Versace The Dreamer Eau De Toilette Natural Spray you can achieve all of that and more. Hints of rapturous juniper, mugwort, and tarragon will send you out of this world. You’ll be transported to a land of glimmer, richness, and adventure with just a few sprays. Unleash your inner dreamer and reach for the stars.
4. Dolce&Gabbana The One Eau de Toilette
Why mess up a good thing? Dolce & Gabbana understands the importance of tradition and classics, which is why Dolce & Gabbana The One Eau de Toilette is still one of the best-selling and highest-rated men’s colognes. This cologne will last through the day into the evening—making you smell like the classy, sophisticated man you are.
Flirty notes of grapefruit add a splash of citrus to your daily life. Coriander and basil add trickles of depth, with spicy and warm notes of cardamom and ginger to brighten up even the darkest of days. Masculine scents of tobacco, amber, and cedarwood will give you the charm you need to feel your best self.
5. Tru Western Yellowstone Handcrafted Fragrance Eau de Cologne
You’ve probably binged every episode of “Yellowstone” available but that’s not enough. If you want to fulfill all your dreams of being a cowboy, we have found the perfect cologne for you.
Tru Western has partnered with Paramount Network to craft the official fragrance for the record-breaking and fan-favorite show, “Yellowstone.” Maybe you can’t leave your real life behind and spend the rest of your days riding off into the sunset, but you can spend the rest of your days smelling like the roughest and toughest cowboy in the wild west.
This Rip Wheeler-inspired fragrance embraces what it means to love your family—no matter the cost. Formulated with fresh notes of desert verbena, yellow grapefruit, vetiver root, golden aspen, and atlas cedarwood—you’ll convince everyone around you that you spend your weekends on a ranch. With a 100% satisfaction guaranteed policy, there is nothing to lose.
6. Cremo Spice and Black Vanilla Eau de Toilette
Cremo Spice and Black Vanilla Eau De Toilette is one of our top picks for colognes under $20. Cremo can be found at plenty of stores—including Kroger the next time you’re on a grocery run.
If you’re tired of smelling like your grandpa—and we mean this is the nicest way possible—opt for a modern, contemporary fragrance that will truly encapsulate what today’s man represents. A rich explosion of spices, including black vanilla, swirl together to craft a posh, sophisticated scent that costs half the price of other high-end colognes.
7. Guy Laroche Paris Drakkar Intense Eau de Parfum
With the fall and winter months upon us, it’s time to switch out your light and airy fragrances for something with a little more warmth. Guy Laroche Paris Drakkar Intense Eau de Parfum is autumn’s perfect men’s cologne. This deep amber bottle will remind you of the colors of falling leaves every time you spray this best-smelling cologne on you during those chilly mornings.
Warm notes of bergamot, sage, and suede bottle everything good about the autumnal changes and remind you about the best things in life. Vanilla, lavender, and patchouli add a hint of manliness and romance to this sensually-crafted cologne that will keep you toasty through the cold.
8. Azzaro Wanted Eau de Toilette
Another cologne that is bound to get you ready for the winter months if Azzaro Wanted Eau de Toilette. This golden bottle of warmth will make everyone who smells you want you—it’s just that intoxicating.
Irresistible? Alluring? Charming? Whatever word you want to use, this cologne will cover it. Bottled with masculine notes of fresh cardamoms, sexy vetiver, and toasted tonka beans—you’ll smell like the epitome of all things autumn. Bunker down for all the winter with your fluffiest sweaters, beanies, and Azzaro Wanted Eau de Toilette.
9. Liberty Oud Gold Men Eau de Parfum
All that glitters is gold—at least that’s what we think. How does the saying go, again? Whatever the old adage actually means is another story. Liberty Eau de Parfum Oud Gold Men Eau de Parfum is refined, elegant, and classy. It’s a bottle of masculine energy that we know you’ll fall in love with. This golden cologne is inspired by only the finest and most luxurious things in life—the posh and rich.
A glamorous blend of creamy amber combines deep florals, oud, and spices to craft this powerful cologne that will easily become a top-shelf favorite. Lasting over 24 hours, you can have faith that this little bottle has your back all night.
10. Ralph Lauren Polo Blue Eau de Toilette
No one can resist the elegant notes of this true blue classic. Ralph Lauren Polo Blue Eau de Toilette has been a fan favorite since it debuted on the market. If this cologne doesn’t define what it means to be a 21st-century man, we don’t know what does. Boasting notes of coolness, freshness, warmth, and spice—this is a cocktail blend of only the finest ingredients available.
Notes of crystal blue remind you what freedom smells like—the big open sky with endless possibilities. Aquatic notes of the ocean send waves of tropics over your skin, plunging you into the big blue sea. Burts of invigorating fresh air will have you loving life. To top off that enigmatic blend, swirls of Melon de Cavaillon, basil verbena, and washed suede tie together one of the best men’s colognes of 2022.
11. Nautica Voyage Eau de Toilette Spray
Journey into the deep blue sea with Nautica Voyage Eau de Toilette Spray is a breath of fresh air amid the stale, boring fragrances on the market. Sure, it’s always nice to match your clothing and fragrances with the seasons, but who says you can’t smell like a tropical beach in the middle of winter?
Nautica Voyage is about being your true self—not covering up your likes or interests at the expense of others. Bring some sunshine on your dark, dreary days with breezy notes of salt, coastal herbs, and wood. Satisfy your yearning for a better understanding of your inner wants and let go.
12. Versace Eros Flame Eau de Parfum
Let your inner fire spark with Versace Eros Flame Eau de Parfum. Very few colognes are as sultry, burning, and heated as Versace Eros Flame is. This firetruck red bottle will stand out as one of the best men’s colognes of this year. According to Versace, this cologne is inspired by the true spark of love.
What better scent to wear on a first date or an anniversary outing than one inspired by true love? Celebrate the better things in life with notes of chinotto accord, black pepper, wild mountain rosemary, pepperwood, patchouli, and Haitian Vetiver. Appreciate the finer things in life with the person you treasure most, courtesy of Versace Eros Flame Eau de Parfum.
13. Guess Seductive Homme Blue Eau de Toilette
Alluring. Enigmatic. Mysterious. This is everything you’ll exude while wearing Guess Seductive Homme Blue Eau de Toilette. This little blue bottle is filled with sexy, sensual notes of black pepper, geranium, and cashmere wood that will make you feel like the most powerful guy on earth. Caviar, cardamom, wood, moss, and rippled sand will instantly transport you to a tropical dreamscape where you can feel like James Bond—posh, elegant, and charming. You make the rules in this universe, which is why you need a cologne that matches your masculine aura.
14. Giorgio Armani Armani Code Eau de Toilette
If this sexy black bottle doesn’t instantly catch your attention, you may want to reassess your design standards. We love how simple, yet classy Giorgio Armani Armani Code Eau de Toilette is. This is the perfect cologne to wear to any event. Need a go-to daily use cologne that is appropriate for work? Armani Code is the one. Or do you need a sultry—scandalous even—cologne that will stun anyone who comes your way? We won’t tell if you don’t.
Armani Code can keep all your secrets safe. Blended with irresistible notes of citron, bergamot, lemon, olive tree blossom, Guaiac wood essential, and tonka bean—you’ll be the talk of the town. Embrace your inner strength and manliness by taking the plunge into the darkness with Armani Code.
15. Calvin Klein Eternity for Men Aqua Eau de Toilette
Sometimes simple is better, right? You know what they say—less is more. We love embracing a simplistic lifestyle and so does Calvin Klein. Eternity for Men Aqua Eau de Toilette by Calvin Klein is an alluring riveting fragrance.
You’ll feel like a new man wearing this light, airy, bubbly fragrance that reminds you of sailing on the wide open sea—with nothing but the horizon and blue water as far as the eye can see. Aquatic and woody notes combine together to create one of our favorite daily colognes. You can’t do much better than this—we promise.
16. Stetson Original Cologne Spray
Do you want to change up your cologne cabinet? If so, you must include Stetson Original Cologne Spray—you can thank us later. There are very few colognes that will inspire you as much as this one does. One whiff and you’ll be jet-setting across the globe, living out all your dreams and fantasies. And what better traveling companion than this sexy, sleek bottle that fits perfectly in any backpack or suitcase? Okay, so maybe you aren’t a world traveler. Even if you’re a cross-town traveler or just a bedroom-to-kitchen traveler, this cologne can make you feel like you’re on a secret mission—like an old-school archeologist uncovering a lost tomb. Or a cowboy riding off into the sunset.
Sage and citrus swirl together in a heavenly blend that will cover your entire body in a twilight of strength. Vetiver, cedar, patchouli, musk, honey, amber, vanilla, and tonka bean top off the adventurous cocktail—putting this cologne on its absolute A-game. Pack your bags, grab the passport, and set off for a lifetime of adventures with Stetson Original Cologne Spray.
17. Paco Rabanne Pour Homme Eau de Toilette
It’s time to embrace your inner wild man. Get feral with Paco Rabanne Pour Homme Eau de Toilette. We love colognes that make you question everything—that makes you feel like a different, better person than the one you were before. Paco Rabanne understands the need to set off into the wild, forging a new life for yourself. This rich and sultry cologne has the depth for adventure and charm for class. Whatever you need it to be, it can.
The versatility is one of the reasons this is one of our top colognes for 2022. Filled with elegant—yet wild—notes of spicy amber, sharp lavender, warm woods, and honeyed tobacco—you’ll feel the power of the wild man within you. Get wild. Get lost. But whatever you do, bring Paco Rabanne Eau de Toilette with you.
18. Kenneth Cole Mankind Hero
Be the hero to your own story with Kenneth Cole Mankind Hero. This intoxicating scent is one for the books—with powerful notes that dominate through the day and night. Smell like the superhero you are, with hints of fresh mountain air accord, rich woods, and black vanilla. This is the perfect fragrance to keep you cozy and warm through the colder months.
19. Guess 1981 Los Angeles Eau de Toilette
We’re going back in time to the 1980s. That’s right—grab your scrunchies and neon clothes and get ready to relive one of the greatest decades. Guess 1981 Los Angeles Eau de Toilette encapsulates the aroma and spirit of what it was like to live in the ‘80s in the City of Angels. The bottle and packaging, inspired by a Los Angeles sunset, will look golden sitting on your dresser.
Bergamot, black pepper, and plum blend together to create a delicious cocktail for your nose. Ginger, geranium, and mint craft a middle layer of powerful, yet gentle, notes that remind you what you loved—or yearned for—about the ‘80s. Vetiver, sandalwood, tobacco, and amber remind us what it feels like to bask in the sun and enjoy life. We love everything about this retro, sunkissed cologne and we know you will too.
20. Versace Man Eau Fraiche Eau de Toilette
The best of nature and what it means to be a refined gentleman combined with one of our favorite colognes. Versace Man Eau Fraiche Eau de Toilette is a gentle blend of riveting, intriguing notes that will surprise you by how well they work together. You don’t have to work hard to smell good. Versace has got you covered.
This light and airy blend of white lemon, rose wood, and cedar leaves can turn any dark and dreary day into a sunshower of light and warmth. No matter the time, no matter the weather. We love how the hints of cedar leaves complement the tarragon and sage, while the sycamore wood, amber, and musk offer a side of manliness.
21. Lucky Brand Lucky You For Men Pour Homme Cologne Spray
It’s your lucky day. We’re here to tell you about Lucky Brand Lucky You For Men Pour Homme Cologne Spray. Who cares if it’s not St. Patrick’s Day. You can feel lucky everyday with a hint of this emerald cologne that will—hopefully—make all your dreams come true. Although this cologne may look unsuspecting, it truly packs a punch.
Tamarind, the top note, sends your nose into a journey through space and time. You’ll feel things you’ve never felt before with this riveting note. Cardamom brings you deeper into the blend, adding a punch of warmth and exoticness you won’t find anywhere else. Bamboo rounds out the lucky blend, with a hint of masculinity and sensuality you’ll be intrigued by. Make everyday your lucky day; you deserve it.
22. Tommy by Tommy Hilfiger for Men Eau de Cologne
We all know this beloved, cult-classic cologne. Few can compete with its versatility. Tommy by Tommy Hilfiger for Men Eau de Cologne is full of nostalgia. Chances are that you remember the first time you smelled this cologne even if you didn’t recognize the brand or its name when you were younger. Everyone’s big brother wore it to school and you begged your parents to get it for you for Christmas. Tommy Hilfiger knows how to blend together a timeless classic that still feels modern and contemporary.
Notes of lavender will calm you throughout the day, warm amber apples add a hint of modernity, spearmint will chill your skin, citrus will send a burst of energy, and cinnamon will tie it all together with a cranberry on top. Sounds delicious? It smells even better. Don’t miss out on one of the best colognes crafted.
23. Coty Aspen Cologne Spray
It’s the year you achieve everything you have ever dreamed about. You’re going to climb that mountain, hike that trail, skydive into the big blue sky, snorkel beneath the depths of the waves. Whatever it is, we know you’re a true outdoorsman. You’re going to unleash the wild man ravaging inside of you and embrace who you truly are. Coty Aspen Cologne Spray will help you get there.
This cologne brings together the colors and aromas of the wilderness. The brown and amber hues of golden leaves. The calming teal and greens of the sky and sea. The smell of an evergreen tree and the sight of a growing pine. Fewer things in life are so magical. Aspen is filled with rich notes that remind you of the great outdoors. Warm woody notes, citruses, and spices will rock your nose through every wilderness journey.
24. Liz Claiborne Curve Cologne Spray for Men Pour Homme
This bright and vibrant cologne is bound to brighten up even the dreariest of days. Liz Claiborne Curve Cologne Spray for Men Pour Homme is an explosion of warm hues and natural aromas. The top note invites the nose into a journey outdoors—with bustling notes of douglas fir, juniper berry, and lavender to calm and relax you throughout the day.
The middle notes of Curve lure you in further, revealing fragrances of cardamom, clary sage, lavender, and rosemary that is bound to add excitement to your day. To top off this outdoorsy cocktail, black pepper and sandalwood leave a lingering fragrance behind that lasts throughout the day. Turn any day into a ray of sunshine with one of the best men’s colognes of 2022.
25. Burberry London for Men Eau de Toilette
Very few brands scream classiness quite like Burberry London for Men Eau de Toilette does. If you’re all about embracing the finer things in life—being a posh, elegant, 21st-century man, you’ve come to the right place. The iconic Burberry plaid, paired with hues of warm browns and creamy whites, stands out among your other cologne bottles.
Not only does this cologne look refined, it smells even grander. Sexy, sultry notes of bergamot, lavender and warm cinnamon define this delicious cocktail of class. Heady tobacco and dense moss give this cologne the richness and boldness it needs to be the perfect cologne for you.
26. Azzaro Wanted by Night Eau de Parfum
Party all night long and make the most of every moment with Azzaro Wanted by Night Eau de Parfum. This is one of the sexiest colognes on the market. The packaging is golden, silver, and black with hints of amber—making it the perfect decor to display on your nightstand. Its looks aren’t the only thing intriguing about it. Full of depth, mystery, pleasure, and charm—Wanted by Night isn’t just any old cologne. It’s full of seduction, life, and power.
The man who wears this wields endless power. Rich and bold notes of cinnamon, red cedar, and warm tobacco create one of our favorite colognes and one of the best men’s colognes of 2022.
27. Raw Pheromone Cologne Spray
This cologne will make you feel like the masculine man you are. This cologne is guaranteed to make all your date nights magical, full of rich fragrances that aim to replicate our natural pheromones. Raw Pheromone Cologne Spray is free of alcohol, parabens, and chemicals that may upset your body’s natural flow. Better yet, this product is handcrafted in the Pacific Northwest, meaning you’re getting the finest and richest ingredients.
Sensual bergamot, elemi, and Sichuan pepper notes create a fiery blend that will attract any partner looking for a fun night. Give your next date night a leg up with Raw Pheromone Cologne Spray.