Best Smelling Summer Colognes for Men 2016

The official start of summer 2016 is but a few weeks away, however, it is already getting hot in many places across the U.S. and as such it’s time to switch up the scents we wear. I like the transition to the summer colognes because it allows for more citrus and aquatic fragrances to be brought to the forefront, many of which, don’t get much of a look during the other months of the year. In this post, I wanted to give some options for the best smelling summertime colognes for men, at varying price points. Each scent is linked out to its Amazon page for further info and ease of purchase.


Millesime Imperial By Creed For Men. Millesime Spray 4.0-Ounce Bottle
I love wearing this Creed fragrance in the summertime. It is a fresh and invigorating melon scented cologne with a hint of salt that reminds one of the seaside air. Creed Imperial Review


Acqua Di Gio By Giorgio Armani For Men. Eau De Toilette Spray 6.7 Ounces
Very popular but it’s popular for a reason, it smells great. Not the most unique scent in the world but I think that it is a great buy for the summertime because it seems to hold up well in the heat. Acqua di Gio Full Review


Dior Homme Sport by Christian Dior for Men. Eau De Toilette Spray 3.4-Ounces
Like most Dior fragrances, Homme Sport is fresh, clean, and classy. The Sport version is probably the best choice for the summer months out of the Dior line. Best Dior Colognes for Men



Versace Man Eau Fraiche By Gianni Versace For Men Edt Spray 3.4 Oz
A bright use of lemon and starfruit that is complemented by herbal/woodsy notes which create something totally fresh. Versace Man Eau Fraiche Review

Guerlain Homme Eau De Parfum Spray for Men, 2.7 Ounce
Has a woodsy background but the main draw is the mojito accord which gives it a summery beach feel. Mint, sugar, rum is quite a nice combination in Guerlain.


Ralph Lauren Polo Sport Eau de Toilette Spray for Men, 4.2 Ounce
I have fond memories of this cologne from when I was younger. Polo Sport is a really fresh and crisp aquatic that is absolutely perfect for warmer weather. The Best Ralph Lauren Fragrances for Men

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Paco Rabanne Invictus Eau de Toilette Spray for Men, 3.4 Ounce
A bold and clean scent geared toward the younger crowd but still one which shines during the summer months. Read my Invictus Review


L’eau D’issey by Issey Miyake for Men – Eau De Toilette Spray 2.5 Oz
I think that this one works well in both summer and wintertime due to its blend of citrus and spice. It’s a versatile performer that works well for most any casual occasion. Read my full review



Inexpensive Options

Tommy Bahama St Barts Cologne Eau de Cologne Spray for Men, 3.4 Ounce
A wonderful summertime option by Tommy Bahama. Set Sail St. Barts features a creamy lime note along with a salty sea aroma. Smells like the beach. My Set Sail St. Barts Review

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Nautica Voyage By Nautica For Men. Eau De Toilette Spray 3.4 oz– The ever popular men’s cologne that is available for less than $20 per bottle. Voyage is a great refreshingly citrus scent for the warmer parts of the year. Voyage Cologne Review



Perry Ellis 360 Red By Perry Ellis For Men. Eau De Toilette Spray 3.4 Ounces– Quite a similar scent to the aforementioned Acqua Di Gio and can serve as a bit of a substitute if you’re on a tight budget. 360 Red Cologne Review



NAUTICA Blue Eau De Toilette Spray for Men, 3.4 Ounce
Another Nautica offering, this one is more aquatic than Voyage and is a simple yet versatile performer. Full Nautica Blue Review