10 Fresh Colognes to Wear This Summer

Smell seasonally appropriate with these summertime scents.

(Photo: Louis Vuitton/Malin + Goetz/Maison Margiela)

(Photo: Louis Vuitton/Malin + Goetz/Maison Margiela)

With the summer season in full swing and gorgeous sunshine-y weather shining down on us, it’s time to put your spring and winter fragrances away and make room for a summer-worthy signature scent.

Below, check out these 10 great colognes to wear this summer.

Tommy Bahama Maritime Journey

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Inspired by the rush and power of ocean waves, this dewy fragrance combines citrusy bergamot, sweet lavender, fresh pink pepper, clary sage, and ambergris that’s rounded out with cedarwood, sandalwood, musk, and moss.

Get it here for $80.

Azzaro Shine

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Get the coastal and sunny scent of the beach in a bottle with Azzaro’s shine, with warm sandy accord that’s both bright and relaxing.

Get it here for $58.

Gucci Guilty Cologne

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With crisp notes of bergamot, rosemary, juniper berries, and violet that are deepened with sensual and woody base notes of patchouli, cedarwood, and white musk, Gucci Guilty Cologne is a sexy and masculine scent that’s sure to turn heads. 

Get it here for $74.

Malin + Goetz Dark Rum

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Nothing says “summer” like a strong island-y drink — most of which are made with delicious dark rum. That’s why Malin + Goetz’s Dark Rum is perfect for the season, as an intoxicating blend of bergamot, plum, tattered leather, and amber pays homage to the hottest time of the year.

Get it here for $165.

Replica Sailing Day

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Breezy notes of aquatic accord, iris asbolute, red seaweed accord, and salty ambergris bring you the freshness of the ocean with each spritz.

Get it here for $126.

Memo Paris Tamarindo

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This fruity and floral scent brings together the sweet, heady aromas of pineapple, jasmine, vanilla, and adds a touch of spicy woodiness with patchouli and cardamom.

Get it here for $300.

Louis Vuitton Cactus Garden

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For those who enjoy a signature scent of the greener variety, this one’s for you, with refreshing notes of mate, geranium, Calabrian bergamot, and tangy lemongrass.

Get it here for $250.

Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue Sun Pour Homme

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The new limited edition Light Blue Sun is bright cocktail of Italian bergamot, juicy frozen grapefruit, cedarwood, cypress, cool coconut water, woody oakmoss, white musk, and sweet vanilla.

Get it here for $68.

Tommy Hilfiger Into the Surf

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If the name is any indication, Into the Surf is the ultimate transition to summer weather with top notes of cardamom, galangal, and bitter orange, middle notes of ginger, violet, white pepper and clary sage, and base notes of ebony wood and vetiver.

Get it here for $59.

Ermenegildo Zegna Elements of Man: Strength

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One of the more striking colognes on the market, Strength is the perfect blend of sweet and earthy with notes of tobacco leaves, golden honey, ripe apricot, deep smoke, pine needles, and burnt musk. 

Get it here for $220.