The 10 Best Colognes to Wear This Spring

Smell great with these fresh seasonal scents.

(Photo: Maison Margiela/John Varvatos/Versace)

(Photo: Maison Margiela/John Varvatos/Versace)

It’s time to push that heavy winter cologne to the back of the medicine cabinet and upgrade to a lighter, fresher fragrance that’s perfect for springtime. 

Here, 10 great seasonally-appropriate colognes to wear this spring.

Azzaro Chrome Aqua

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If the bright turquoise bottle is any indication, Azzaro’s new Chrome Aqua is a sexy blend of sparkling grapefruit, basil, vetiver, and green apple that’s “like a dive into the great depths of the ocean.”

Get it here for $89

Acqua di Parma Blu Mediterraneo Mirto di Panarea

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Feel like you’re on a breezy Italian island this spring thanks to notes of myrtle, basil, lemon, and bergamot, combined with sea breeze, fragrant jasmine, and rose, all on an intense base of cedarwood and amber.

Get it here for $171

John Varvatos X Nick Jonas Crimson

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The latest take on John Varvatos’s collaboration with Nick Jonas, Crimson is bold and sensual with notes Cuban rum, bergamot, and coffee. If that sounds amazing, it’s because it is.

Get it here for $94

AllSaints Metal Wave

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For those who aren’t entirely ready to give up the warmth of a winter fragrance, this one has the middle ground you’re looking for. Musky, oriental, and slightly sweet, Metal Wave combines woody papyrus wood, fresh juniper berry, and Magnolia for a signature scent that’s as springy as it is warm.

Get it here for $79

Ermenegildo Zegna Italian Bergamot

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Ermenegildo Zegna’s Italian Bergamot is the ultimate spring fragrance if you’re looking for something light and breezy for the spring, with herbal and citrusy notes of bright bergamot, neroli, rosemary, and vetiver.

Get it here for $220

Le Labo Santal 33

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Dusky, smooth, and guaranteed to turn heads, Santal 33 is an intoxicating blend of cardamom, cedarwood, leather, sandalwood, violet, and iris.

Get it here for $189

Yves Saint Laurent L’Homme Cologne Bleue

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A clean and cool aquatic fragrance, L’Homme Cologne Bleue has notes of citrusy blood orange, mandarin, and bergamot that are deepened with black pepper and cardamom, all topped with a splash of marine accord and Oceanol.

Get it here for $72

Replica Jazz Club

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Mysterious notes of rum, tonka bean, leather, tobacco, liquor, and orange come together for a masculine signature scent that immediately transports you to a classy, dimly lit jazz club at the first spritz.

Get it here for $126

D.S. & Durga Cowboy Grass

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Notes of American sagebrush, flowering white thyme, and prairie switchgrass from the wild western territories make for one solid cologne that’s “perfect for robbing banks on horseback,” as the description accurately describes. 

Get it here for $175

Versace Eros

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Inspired by Greek mythology and made for modern heroes, Eros is a hypnotic blend of mint oil, fresh lemon, green apple, tonka bean, and ambroxan. 

Get it here for $59