Top 15 Best Winter Colognes for Men (2021)

Fall & Winter Scents That Will Get You Noticed


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Today I’m going to reveal our Top 15 best winter colognes for men list for 2021.

Here’s the deal:

We just spent weeks researching and testing 57 different winter scents from all different price points and companies (both niche & designer).

We looked at how good they smell. We looked at how long they last (and projected). We even looked at what situation to wear them.

And:

We whittled them down to a manageable top 15 list.

By the way, these all work equally well in the fall (autumn). If you’re looking for our best men’s spring/summer cologne list go here.

So without further ado, let’s see the results…

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What Makes a Good Winter Cologne?


Cold weather fragrances are stronger, darker, sweeter and thicker than their typical fresh citrus aquatic spring/summer cologne counterparts.

So… Just as you would start to wear warmer thicker clothes when the temperature drops, it’s also time to start using warmer thicker fragrances.

Why?

Performance.

Scents designed for warmer weather contain lighter fresher notes (such as citruses), that become almost transparent in cold weather (nobody can smell them).

Not good.

Warmer Notes

However, a good winter cologne will contain warmer, heavier fragrance notes, such as tobacco, leather, boozy accords, spices, resins, dark woods, Oud, etc…

The beautiful part…

Cut Through The Cold

These notes can be blended to make more interesting complex fragrances that can cut through the cold air and generally last much longer. Great.

man in snow wearing a parka jacket

Now, a quick word of warning:

Do not rock these in the high summer heat (unless you’re in a temperature controlled environment), as they will get super cloying and project like crazy. (Not good)

You don’t want to be “that guy.” 🙂

Anyway, let’s get to the results, shall we?

#15 Bvlgari Man in Black


A Dark Spicy Leathery Boozy Woody Scent

This is a sophisticated masculine scent for a polished gentleman.

By the way:

Man in Black was created by superstar master perfumer Alberto Morillas, who has created some of the world’s most iconic fragrances – Giorgio Armani Acqua di Gio, Calvin Klein CK One, Versace Pour Homme… To name but a few!

Simply put: you’re in good hands. 🙂 Let’s break it down…

Splash of Rum

Man in Black opens with a blast of spices (black pepper & cinnamon) mixed with a dark slightly sweet pipe tobacco soaked with a splash of boozy rum.

Bam!

Now, as it dries down it starts to smooth out… the boozy rum accord fades into the background and a soft leathery note appears with a tiny hint of white florals.

And as it develops…

Dark, Warm, Spicy and Sophisticated

…You get a hint of slightly sweet powdery tonka bean and woods sitting in the background.

It’s dark, warm, spicy and sophisticated. Smells expensive and is a nice compliment getter.

Now, to be clear:

Elegant

This is mature elegant manly scent and more suited for the 30-up crowd. Best worn in the fall/winter and cool spring nights. Avoid use in the high heat.

Where to wear?

More suited for formal/semi-formal dressy occasions: black tie affairs, office, special occasions, date nights, bars, parties, club.

Subtle

Man in Black is an EDP and doesn’t scream out for attention. It projects about arm’s length for the first 2 hours then sits close to the skin, lasting about 5 to 7 plus hours.

That said:

This is a strong scent, so take it easy with the sprayer. 2 sprays MAX… and you’re set.

Side note: Bvlgari paid special attention to detail with the presentation. It comes in a beautiful heavy matt black frosted glass bottle with contrasting rose gold details.

Also the 60 ml and 100 ml bottles have a twist lock sprayer, which comes in handy for travelling. Great.

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#14 Paco Robanne One Million Prive


Sweet Spicy Apple-Cinnamon

If you didn’t like the original, don’t write this off! 🙂

Here’s the deal:

One Million Prive is a newer, more mature and elegant version of the highly (overly) popular original Paco Rabanne One Million.

In fact:

It’s darker, richer, less sweet and more complex (and less in-your-face!). Great. 🙂

To be clear, it does have a hint of the original DNA when you first spray it on, but after about 15 minutes it takes a different direction.

Let’s take a look…

Warm Cinnamon

One Million Prive starts off slightly similar to the original One Million (but not as sweet or loud), with a blast of sweet blood orange mixed with some spicy warm cinnamon and tonka bean sweetness in the background.

Bam!

Eventually… the sweet DNA of the original fades into the background and the cinnamon morphs with some myrrh and a fruity apple hookah tobacco vibe with a hint of patchouli in the background.

The result?

You get a GORGEOUS warm sweet spicy cinnamon apple-cider vibe.

1 Million Prive is a playful scent for the 20-up crowd and strictly a cold weather scent: fall/winter. By the way, do not rock this in the summer …as it gets sickly sweet (yikes!).

Playful

Perfect for date nights, casual, nights out, bars, parties, clubbing. Too playful for formal/office use.

Now, to be clear:

Unlike the original 1 Million, this is NOT a powerhouse (which is a good thing).🙂

Inviting

1 Million Prive is an EDP that doesn’t scream out for attention and projects about an arm’s length for 1.5 to 2 hours, then sits close to the skin (and draws people in).

That said… Don’t go crazy with the sprayer. 1 to 2 ( 4 for clubbing) sprays MAX and you’re good to go.

The bad news…

This is not as super long lasting as the original, but it still gets the job done. Depending on your skin chemistry and the temperature you get about 4 to 8 plus hours.

Bottom line?

If you loved the original but want something more mature, this is a no brainer.

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#13 Azzaro Wanted By Night


A Warm Sexy Sweet Spicy Woody Scent

This is GREAT for date nights, nights out, clubbing, parties, etc…

Wanted By Night is a newer, bolder, richer and more complex (and better smelling) version of the original Azzaro Wanted.

Let’s take a look…

Fruity Tobacco

Wanted By Night opens with a blast of fresh mandarin orange mixed with soft warm spicy cinnamon and a sweet fruity tobacco vibe sitting in the background.

Sexy, Spicy, Sweet!

Now, as it starts to smooth out, the warm sweet cinnamon remains the prominent note with a fruity tobacco undertone and is joined with hint of green and woody notes with whispers of incense.

Warm & Inviting

It’s playful, warm and inviting. HUGE compliment getter.

Now:

Wanted By Night is best worn in cool weather: fall and winter (cool spring nights). Do not rock this in the high summer heat or you will choke people out.

And as the name suggests… this is more suited for nights (but can be worn in days). Has a youthful vibe but can be worn by any age (suggest 18-up).

When to wear?

Date Nights

Perfect for date nights, casual, bars, clubbing, parties, etc.. (too playful for the office).

Wanted By Night is an EDP and projects about arm’s length for the first few hours and leaves a gorgeous scent trail. It then sits closer to the skin (draws people in) and lasts about 6 to 8 plus hours.

Go easy with the sprayer! 🙂

2 sprays MAX and you’re set (a few extra for clubbing), Enjoy!

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#12 Prada L'homme Prada Intense


A Formal Sophisticated Clean Winter Scent

Here’s the skinny…

Prada L’homme Intense is a newer, darker, enriched version of the amazing original Prada L’homme EDT. (Speaking off… to see our favorite Prada colognes go here.)

In short, the original is more suited for daytime warmer weather use …and is currently in our overall top 10 best colognes for men list.

To be honest…

They smell slightly similar but L’homme Prada Intense is darker (longer lasting) and more cold weather/night-time appropriate, with added notes of leather, patchouli and tonka bean.

Let’s take a look:

Leather

Prada L’homme Intense opens with a clean fresh soapy iris vibe mixed with some leather and a hint of tonka bean sweetness.

By the way, iris has a slightly lipsticky smelling vibe (like the smell of the inside of a cosmetic bag). It gives off a luxury soapy clean fresh smell.

Anyway…

When you first spray it on it can be quite harsh, so give it time to settle…

Luxurious

Now, as it starts to dry down, some patchouli and woods start to morph in and it gets darker, richer and smoother.

The result?

You get a dark rich, slightly sweet, slightly powdery, leathery clean soapy scent.

And it smells super luxurious.

Sharply Dressed

Now, to be clear, this is a modern sophisticated scent, more suited to a 25-up well-groomed sharply dressed metrosexual type man.

And:

Best used in the fall, winter and cool spring nights for formal dressed up occasions: the office, special occasions, black tie events, date nights, nights out, etc..

A quick word of warning:

Be careful not to overspray (less is more) and avoid using in the high heat as it can get cloying (better to use the original fresher brighter Prada L’Homme in the spring/summer).

Prada L’homme Intense is an EDP and projects about an arm’s length for the first few hours, then starts to sit close to the skin, lasting about 6 to 8 plus hours.

Great. 🙂

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#11 Emporio Armani Stronger With You


A Dark Warm Spicy Sweet Nutty Woody Scent

I’ll be straight with you…

Is this a ground-breaking super unique complex scent? No.

But… Does it smell DELICIOUS and sexy and get you a ton of compliments?

Heck yeah! 🙂

Now to be clear, if you don’t like sweet fragrances, this is (definitely) not for you.

Let’s take a look…

Fresh Fruity Sweetness

Stronger With You opens with a blast of fresh fruity sweetness mixed with spicy cardamom, pink pepper and a herbal green minty vibe sitting in the background.

Bam!

Now, as it dries down, the sweetness quickly mellows out and the fragrance gets darker, warmer and smoother.

Eventually… you get a warm creamy vanilla mixed with spicy cardamom and a sweet roasted chestnut woody vibe sitting in the background.

Nice!

Inviting

It’s dark, sweet, warm and inviting.

Best suited for the 18-up crowd (has a youthful vibe) and worn in cool weather: fall/winter (cool spring nights). Do not rock this in the high summer heat or you will regret it.

When to wear?

Perfect for nights out, clubbing, bars, parties, casual, date nights, romantic evenings, close encounters …you get the idea. 🙂

This is a bit too sweet and playful for the office.

Gorgeous Scent Trail

Now, Stronger With You is an EDT and projects just over arm’s length for the first few hours (leaves a gorgeous scent trail), then sits closer to the skin, lasting 6 to 8 plus hours.

Bottom line:

If you’re looking for a sweet sexy going out, date night type scent, don’t sleep on this.

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#10 Guerlain L'Homme Ideal EDP


Creamy Almond With a Hint of Soft Sweet Cherry

Now, I should point something out:

This is the Eau de Parfum (EDP) version. There are currently 7 different versions of L’Homme Ideal …and they smell and perform different.

By the way, L’Homme Ideal is French and translates to The Ideal Man. A fitting name. 🙂 Let’s take a look…

Fruity Cherry Almond

L’Homme Ideal opens with a sweet fruity cherry almond vibe mixed with a hint of spices and bergamot citrus.

Nice!

Now, as it starts to smooth out, some creamy vanilla, tonka bean and a leather accord join the party, along with some woods and whispers of smoky incense.

Everything is perfectly blended and balanced.

It’s sweet (not overly sweet), warm, slightly powdery and it smells DELICIOUS. Huge compliment getter.

Now, to be clear…

Sharply Dressed Guy

L’Homme Ideal is not a super masculine type scent and is more suited for a mature 25-up well-groomed sharply dressed guy.

The best part?

This is super versatile: suits just about any occasion in the fall/winter and cool spring nights (avoid in the high heat as it gets cloying).

All Occasions

Work, office, dates, dressed up, dressed down, special occasions, nights out, you name it…

L’Homme Ideal is a classy soft subtle fragrance that doesn’t scream out for attention. If you’re looking for a powerhouse, this is not it.

Projects about an arm’s length for 1 to 1.5 hours then sits close to the skin, lasting about 5 to 7 hours.

Bottom line:

If you don’t want to smell like everyone else, get this.

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#9 Maison Margiela Jazz Club


Sweet Boozy Rum & Tobacco

Here’s the deal:

Jazz Club is part of Maison Margiela’s Replica line. Now, the fragrances in this line have quite an interesting and unique concept. Listen to this…

Each fragrance in the Replica line is supposed to replicate a familiar scent (not another cologne) or a moment from a certain location and time period.

Example:

They have scents named: By the Fireplace, Under the Lemon Tree, At the Barbers, to name but a few…

Pretty cool right?

Needless to say, Jazz Club is supposed to evoke the ambience of a Jazz Club (in Brooklyn)… With smells of heady cocktails and cigars! Does it deliver on its promise?

Let’s find out…

Sweet Rum

Jazz Club opens with a splash of sweet boozy Caribbean rum mixed with warm vanilla and a hint of bright fresh peppery citruses.

You get a gorgeous warm sweet boozy tropical coconut vibe.

Nice. 🙂

Now, as it settles… the citruses fade and are replaced with a hint of tobacco leaves, a touch of vetiver and a soft woody note in the background.

Rich, Warm & Sweet

It’s rich, warm, sweet, boozy and slightly smoky.

In a word: INTOXICATING (Huge compliment getter).

Now:

Jazz Club is more suited for the mature 20-up crowd and best worn in cool weather: fall/winter (and cool spring nights).

By the way, do not rock this in the high summer heat or you will regret it (gets cloying).

When to wear?

Dressed-up Dressed-down

Days/nights (more suited for nights), dressed up, dressed down, casual, date nights, special occasions, nights out, bars, lounges, clubs.

Now, to be clear:

This is not a projection monster.

Dates

Jazz Club is an EDT and projects about an arm’s length for the first 2 hours, then sits very close to the skin (making it a GREAT date scent), lasting about 5 to 8 plus hours.

If you’re looking for a room filler, this is NOT it.

That said, be careful not to overspray as it will get overwhelming (not good).

1 to 3 sprays MAX…and your set (go heavier for nights out).🙂

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#8 Mugler A*Men Pure Havane


Pure Heaven!

A warm, dark, sweet cherry tobacco and honey scent. Awesome. 🙂

Now, to be clear:

If you don’t like sweet fragrances, this is not for you (it’s sweet but not overly sweet). Let me break it down for you…

Sweet Cherry Tobacco

Pure Havane opens with a blast of sweet cherry tobacco leaves mixed with honey. Nice!

(Speaking off… if you love tobacco scents… discover our top picks here)

Now, as it dries down, the cherry vibe slowly fades into the background. The tobacco and honey are then joined with some vanilla, cacao and a hint of patchouli.

This adds an earthy bittersweet dark chocolate vibe …and it smells GORGEOUS!

Warm & Comforting

It’s dark, sweet, warm and comforting. Has a unique modern scent DNA that gets a lot of positive attention.

When to wear?

More suited for the mature 20-up crowd and best worn in the cold weather: fall/winter. Do not rock this in the summer heat as it gets overly sweet.

Playful

Great for everyday casual use, dates, nights out, bars, clubbing. I wouldn’t recommend this for the office (it’s too sweet and playful).

Pure Havane is an EDT concentration and projects just over arm’s length for the first few hours then sits close to the skin, lasting about 5 to 8 plus hours.

To be clear, if you’re looking for a projection monster, this is not it.

Side note: the bottle is inspired by a gentleman’s pocket flask and comes in a rubber casing (which is good for travel), with a glass star that reveals the juice inside.

The bad news… because of this rubber casing the sprayer is awkward to use. Crazy.

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#7 YSL La Nuit De L'Homme EDT


A Seductive Sweet Spicy Woody Date Night Scent

First things first…

To be clear, this is the original (and best smelling) Eau De Toilette version.

Legendary

Yves Saint Laurent La Nuit De L’Homme is legendary in the fragrance community and has been around for almost a decade now. But even today, it is still one of YSL’s best-selling colognes, and for good reason!

By the way, La Nuit De L’Homme is French and translates to The Night of the Man… A very fitting name. 🙂

Let’s break it down…

Sweet & Spicy

La Nuit De L’Homme opens with a blast of sweet spicy cardamom mixed with lavender and a hint of bergamot freshness.

Now, as it starts to dry down… the bergamot fades into the background and the spicy sweet cardamom and fresh lavender are joined with a hint of woods.

The result?

You get a soft sweet woody pine vibe mixed with some powdery chocolate and it smells AMAZING.

Warm & Seductive

It’s warm, sweet (but not overly sweet) and seductive. People will want to know what you’re wearing – an immense compliment getter.

Now, I should point something out:

This is not a man’s man super masculine type of cologne. This has a modern type of scent DNA, more suited for the confident well-dressed metrosexual 20-up crowd.

Perfect for Date Nights

Best worn in the cooler weather: fall/winter (and cool spring nights). By the way, do not rock this in the high summer heat as it becomes sickly sweet and powdery.

More of a night time scent (but can be worn in the daytime), and is perfect for formal, casual, bars, clubbing, parties, date nights, romantic settings, close encounters… You get the idea. 🙂

Now, to be perfectly clear:

Intimate

La Nuit De L’Homme is an intimate scent that sits close to the skin and draws people in. If you’re looking for a room filler, this is NOT it.

This is an EDT and projects about an arm’s length for about 1.5 to 2 hours, then sits close to the skin and eventually becomes a skin scent (which can be a good thing).

And:

Depending on your skin chemistry and the temperature – this lasts anywhere from 4 to 8 plus hours.

Bottom line:

Still one of the best date night fragrances on the market. Period.

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#6 Dolce & Gabbana The One EDP


A Soft Warm Sweet Spicy Sexy Scent

No best men’s winter cologne list would be complete without D&G The One Eau de Parfum. 🙂

In case you don’t know…

D&G The One EDP is a newer enhanced version of the highly loved original The One EDT (Eau de Toilette)

New & Improved

In fact, this newer EDP version still has the DNA from the original EDT, but it’s deeper, richer, smoother, creamier and slightly sweeter (and also longer lasting).

Can you say jackpot? 🙂

To be clear, they smell very similar, so this might be redundant if you already own the original. But, if you loved the original and don’t have it, then this is a no brainer.

By the way…

This masterpiece was created by superstar perfumer Oliver Polge, who is now currently the head perfumer at Chanel.

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Let’s break it down…

Fresh, Sweet & Spicy

The One EDP opens up sweet spicy and citrusy fresh with a burst of fruity grapefruit mixed with a hint of ginger.

As it dries down… some pipe tobacco and warm sweet amber join the party along with whispers of spicy cardamom and a hint of woods in the background.

Warm, Sweet & Sexy

It’s warm, sweet, sexy and it smells AMAZING. Be prepared for compliments. 🙂

The best part:

This is super versatile… you can rock this in just about any situation in the fall/winter (and cool spring nights). But avoid wearing in the high summer heat.

And more suited to the mature 20-up crowd: Work, office, casual, formal, nights out (not strong enough for the club).

But… Where it truly shines is for date nights, romantic settings… You get the idea. 🙂

Now, to be clear…

Intimate

The One EDP is a soft subtle intimate scent that doesn’t scream out for attention. If you’re looking for a projection monster this is NOT it.

It projects about arm’s length for the first few hours then sits close to the skin and draws people in.

But here’s the kicker:

Performance is not the greatest. We got 4 to 7 hours of lasting power, but this simply smells so good we didn’t mind. So please keep this in mind.

Simply put:

One of the best date night scents on the market.

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#5 Issey Miyake Nuit D’Issey Pulse of The Night


A Sweet Leathery Smoky Woody Fragrance

Another GREAT release from Issey Miyake.

Let’s take a look…

Pulse of The Night opens with smoky incense mixed with sweet, slightly powdery tonka bean and warm rich vanilla. It’s sweet, but not overly sweet.

Now, as it starts to dry down, the incense slowly fades into the background.

And eventually…

…The sweet tonka bean/vanilla combo are joined with a subtle suede leather vibe and a hint of earthy patchouli with some creamy sandalwood sitting in the background.

Warm, Dark & Rich

It’s warm, dark, rich, slightly sweet, slightly smoky and it smells incredible. A nice compliment getter.

More suited for the mature 25-up crowd and best worn when it’s cool: fall/winter (and cool spring nights). Avoid using in the heat as it will get cloying.

And as the name suggests… is more suited for the night (but works well for cool days): dressed up, dressed down, date nights, special occasions, nights out, bars, club, etc…

Beautiful Scent Trail

Pulse of The Night is an EDP and projects about arm’s length (and leaves a beautiful scent trail), for about 2 hours, then sits closer to the skin lasting around 5 to 8 plus hours. Great.

Now, a quick word of warning:

Be careful with the trigger, this can get overwhelming if you over spray. 1 to 3 sprays MAX

…and you’re set. 🙂

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#4 Maison Francis Kurkdjian Grand Soir


An Upscale Amber & Vanilla Scent

First off…

In case you don’t know… In fragrances, the term Amber is used to describe a scent that is sweet, warm, resinous and honey-like. The Amber accord is created by blending various natural resins/aroma molecules.

Luxury

Maison Francis Kurkdjian are a French luxury niche perfume house, co-founded by the World renowned master perfumer himself, Francis Kurkdjian.

Kurkdjian became famous back in 1995 after he created one of the world’s best-selling fragrances of all time: Jean Paul Gaultier Le Male.

But he didn’t stop there…

Kurkdjian followed with countless other creations for major perfume companies worldwide, such as Narciso Rodriguez For Her and For HimGuerlain Rose BarbareChristian Dior Homme Cologne, to name but a few…

Award Winning

And… In 2001 Kurkdjian won the Prix François Coty award for his lifetime achievements and earned a place in fragrance history (This is like the Oscars of the fragrance world).

Long story short:

Francis Kurkdjian is one of the best perfumers in the game, so you can be sure you’re in good hands. 🙂

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Anyway… Let me break it down for you:

Smooth, Sweet & Warm

MFK Grand Soir starts off with a slightly sweet warm amber accord mixed with soft resinous labdanum and hints of spices in the background.

You get a gorgeous buttery smooth sweet warm spicy honey-like vibe. But it gets even better… 🙂

Now, as it starts to dry down… it morphs beautifully with some creamy vanilla, powdery tonka bean and a hint of benzoin.

Inviting

This gives it an inviting rich warm soft sweet powdery vibe and it smells DIVINE. 🙂

All the notes are perfectly balanced, and it never becomes overly sweet. Oozes class and sophistication. HUGE compliment getter.

The best part?

Grand Soir is unisex so you can share it with your significant other and both of you can smell amazing.

More suited for the mature 25-up crowd and perfect for the fall/winter (and cool spring nights). Avoid use in the high summer heat.

Super Versatile

You can wear this for just about any occasion: dressed up, dressed down, days or nights , work, office.

But… Where it truly shines is for dates, special occasions, upscale events, nights out (but doesn’t have the projection power for clubbing).

Now, to be clear:

Subtle

This is a subtle scent that doesn’t scream out for attention. If you’re looking for a projection monster, this is not it (if you want a powerhouse from MFK check out the amazing Oud Satin Mood).

Grand Soir is an EDP and projects about 2 to 3 feet for the first few hours then sits closer to the skin but lasts an impressive 6 to 10 plus hours.

That said:

Don’t overspray as it can be overwhelming. 2 sprays MAX …and you’re set.

Bottom line:

If you love amber scents, don’t sleep on Grand Soir.

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#3 Armani Code Profumo


Sexy Sweet & Spicy

Armani Code Profumo is a more modern and longer lasting version of the original FiFi award winning Armani Code.

In fact:

The very same master perfumers who created the original Armani Code, Antoine Lie and Antoine Maisondieu, teamed up again …to create this darker, richer and slightly sweeter version. And they didn’t disappoint. 🙂

Now, to be clear:

If you don’t like sweet seductive fragrances, this is definitely not for you. Let’s take a closer look…

Fresh, Sweet & Fruity

Armani Code Profumo opens up with a fresh sweet fruity apple and orange vibe with a hint of spicy cardamom and nutmeg.

Nice!

Now, as it settles on your skin, the sweetness mellows out and a tonka bean, amber and leather combo appear and give you a slightly powdery warm sweet creamy root beer soda type vibe.

It’s sweet, sexy and sophisticated and it smells AMAZING. This is a fragrance that will get you noticed. Brutal compliment getter.

Cuts Through The Cold

Armani Code Profumo is perfect for the fall and winter, it cuts through the cold winter air and leaves a gorgeous scent trail.

By the way:

Do not wear this in the high summer heat… as it will get extremely cloying and you will choke people (and yourself) out.

Perfect for Dates

Suitable for any age (but has a youthful vibe to it). Perfect for dates, casual, nights out, parties, bars, clubbing… You get the idea 🙂

I wouldn’t recommend this for work/office as it’s too sweet and sexy.

The best part?

Super Long Lasting

This is SUPER long lasting. Armani Code Profumo is an EDP and projects up to 6 feet for the first few hours then sits closer to the skin lasting an impressive 7 to 10 plus hours. Great.

Now, a quick word of warning:

Do not overspray this one. Less is definitely more. 1 to 2 sprays MAX and you’re set (maybe an extra spritz for clubbing).

Bottom line:

If you loved the original Armani Code, this is a no brainer.

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#2 Viktor & Rolf Spicebomb Extreme


Spicy Sweet Pipe Tobacco & Vanilla

V&R Spicebomb Extreme is a newer version of the already amazing original Spicebomb EDT.

Let’s break it down…

Spicebomb vs Spicebomb Extreme

Spicebomb Extreme is a less aggressive version of Spicebomb with an added touch of vanilla sweetness.

It’s darker, richer, more sophisticated and longer lasting (and smells better).

Can you say jackpot? 🙂

Spices

Just as the name on the tin says, Spicebomb Extreme opens with a blast of spices, namely black pepper with hints of cinnamon.

Bam! The dry down is where the magic is…

…Now, as it starts to settle down, the spices are joined with some vanilla and a sweet pipe tobacco vibe along with whispers of saffron.

This smooths the fragrance out, giving it the perfect balance of sweetness and spices.

Sexy, Warm & Inviting

It’s sexy, warming, inviting and garners a LOT of compliments.

(By the way, this also made it onto our best tobacco colognes list. For good reason 🙂)

Now:

Spicebomb Extreme is more sophisticated and mature smelling than the original Spicebomb, better suited for the 20-up crowd.

And works great for any occasion days/nights (although I wouldn’t recommend this for work/office use). Perfect for dates, romantic settings, casual, nights out, clubbing.

The beautiful part:

Performs Like a Champ

This performs amazing in the cold weather: fall/winter. Do not rock this in warm weather as it will become overly sweet and cloying.

Spicebomb Extreme is an EDP and projects up to 6 feet for the first 2 to 3 hours, so be careful with the sprayer. 1 to 3 sprays MAX and you’re set.

The scent then sits closer to your skin lasting around 6 to 9 plus hours.

Great. 🙂

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#1 Valentino Uomo Intense


A Modern Sweet Sexy Scent

Does this live up to the hype?

Let’s find out…

Uomo Intense opens up with a blast of sweet iris mixed with a hint of mandarin orange.

The iris gives it a slightly powdery lipstick smelling vibe (like the smell of the inside of a lady’s makeup bag).

Now, as it starts to dry down… the mandarin orange and iris start to fade into the background… and a leather/vanilla/tonka bean combo take over – giving it a sweet leathery creamy delicious orangey chocolate vibe (sweet but not overly sweet).

Does it smell sexy?

Heck yeah! 🙂

Modern & Sophisticated

It’s modern, sophisticated and screams quality. HUGE compliment getter… people will want to know what you’re wearing.

Now, let me be clear about something:

This has a modern type of scent DNA, more suited for the confident well-dressed metrosexual 20-up crowd.

Perfect for the fall/winter (and cool spring nights). Do not try to rock this in the high heat as it will get cloying (and you will choke people out).

Special Occasions

More suited for night time use: dates, special occasions, formal, upscale events, nights out, clubbing.

That said: You could wear this in the office… if you go easy with the trigger (1 spray), but you might cause unwanted (or wanted) attention from the opposite sex. 🙂

The best part?

Gorgeous Scent Trail

Uomo Intense is an EDP and jumps off your skin for the first few hours (not a room filler, projects just over arm’s length) leaving a gorgeous scent trail. It then sits closer to the skin lasting about 6 to 9 plus hours.

Now, a quick word of warning:

Don’t overspray this one, less is definitely more. 1 to 3 sprays MAX …and you’re set.

Bottom line:

One of the sexiest men’s colognes on the market (bonus:the studded bottle looks awesome).

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Now, it's your turn...


We would love to hear from you:

What is your favorite winter cologne? Have you tried any of these?

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Where to go from here?

For some more awesome winter scents I highly recommend you check out our best Parfums de Marly picks and also our best coffee scented colognes list

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