The Best Fall Colognes To Wear Now
Shake up your scent with these fall-focused fragrances.
As the calendar crosses over past the first day of fall, perhaps you’ve curated an expert wardrobe of seasonal style essentials. Your cologne should follow suit, as you shift gears from the best scents for summer to the richer fragrances of fall. Just as brisk breezes grace the air and crisp leaves crunch underfoot, the best colognes for fall embrace the season’s deep, earthy scents, with notes like tobacco, leather and spice.
There are options on the market for every taste, from the more affordable to more splurge-worthy. These are the bottles of fall-focused cologne to consider wearing right now, and in the weeks and months ahead.
1821 Man.Made Absolute Mahogany
From the vintage bottle to the all-day scent power and the aptly named rich mahogany fragrance itself, this option was practically tailormade for fall. $86
Every Man Jack Sandalwood Cologne
What’s more synonymous with fall than deep, woodsy scents? Every Man Jack knows those sorts of fragrances inside and out, delivering this option in a handsome, apothecary-style bottle with an outdoor-inspired scent. $40
Jo Malone London Wood Sage and Sea Salt
Woodsy, mineral notes deliver brisk refreshment and a fitting signature scent that calls to mind a fall getaway, with “earthy, aromatic tones,” according to the fragrance maker. $140.
Dr. Squatch Woodland Pine Cologne
Powerful scents are the name of the game at Dr. Squatch, and this option boasts a fragrance seemingly lifted right from its namesake pine forests. It’s also a natural, sustainably sourced option. $59
Stetson Spirit Men’s Cologne
What does the sort of guy who wears Stetson wear as a fragrance? In this case, the answer is easy, as this cologne delivers warm, earthy leather and amber notes. Plus, colognes don’t get much more affordable than this. $24.99
Barberia Pisterzi Tonstrina 55
With rich notes of cedar and patchouli, grooming atelier Barberia Pisterzi sought to develop a woody fragrance with “savory and decisive” notes, which should fit right in with the season’s charms. $180
Hawthorne Desert Runway Cologne
Notes of Australian sandalwood mingle with floral musk and cucumber for a refreshing, elegant scent best worn for formal occasions. $60
Fulton & Roark Extrait de Parfum
Black pepper, balsam fir and oak moss give this cologne (F&R’s first concentrated cologne following years of solid cologne offerings) a sense of fall-ready, high-minded sophistication. $205
The Beard Struggle Black Fyr Cologne
Best known for its richly crafted line of beard care products, The Beard Struggle has applied that same deep scent profile to a limited-edition, concentrated cologne in a sleek, impressive design. $58