A great fragrance is a powerful thing that says a lot about your personality. Scents are a form of self-expression just like clothes and leave a lasting impression. There is a wide variety of captivating perfumes and colognes out there, catering to different seasons. While spring and summer scents are fresh, floral and fruity, they may not work when the temperatures drop.
Fragrances rich in woody and spicy notes are a perfect pick for the cold weather. You might want to pick something with a warm and cozy note such as cedar, amber, cinnamon, and leather fragrance during this time of the year. If you’re sold, here are the best winter fragrances and colognes for men from the biggest names in the industry.
Dior Sauvage Eau de Parfum
Christian Dior’s Sauvage is inspired by the clear blue sky and rugged mountains. It will definitely serve you well in winters, but the versatile scent can be used in other seasons as well. Infused with raw notes of bergamot and pepper, Sauvage has a mild woody base to offer some indicative heat. With its poster boy Johnny Depp, this perfume provides an intriguing fusion of scents that will linger on you for many hours.
Ralph Lauren Ralph’s Club
With fresh notes of lavandin and clary sage paired with warm hints of Virginia cedarwood and vetiver, Ralph’s Club eau de parfum is made from premium quality ingredients to offer a lasting and intoxicating scent. It also features tones of apple, grapefruit, geranium, and orange blossom for a fruity and floral edge. Packed in an antique-style hip flask, the fragrance has a long-lasting and sensual woodsy scent that sets the tone for a gentlemen-only members club.
Armani Code Eau de Toilette
Armani Code by Giorgio Armani is an enthralling Eau de Toilette for a gentleman. It is packed inside a sleek bottle and is one of the best winter colognes. It has a spicy, oriental scent that is laden with citrus, wood, leather, and tobacco. The sophisticated fragrance combines citron cocktail of bergamot scent and lemon with soft note soft olive tree blossom, which is warmed with Guaiac wood essential and Tonka bean.
Calvin Klein Defy
Calvin Klein describes Defy as fresh, masculine, and addictive. With a brilliant contrast of invigorating freshness and powerful woods, Defy opens with a citrus blend that highlights crisp bergamot and lavender absolute oils. The rugged and earthy vetiver oil serves as the heart of the scent and connects with an alluring base of amber hints. It comes packed in a cute little denim-colored bottle with a textured matte cap.
Gucci Guilty Pour Homme Eau de Parfum
Gucci Guilty Pour Homme Eau de Parfum has a woody aromatic spicy fragrance that is a contemporary take on two iconic perfume elements popular in the ‘70s – top notes of rose and chili pepper. These two ingredients create a fresh retro vibe with tones of vinegar and salt for a brilliant finish. The fragrance also boasts notes of orange blossom absolute, neroli, and French lavender that add passion, while patchouli and cedarwood highlight the scent’s richness.