The Best Colognes For Spring
Want a signature scent that’s classy, and fresh to the core?
1. Mumbai Noise
Fresh from the labs of Byredo, Mumbai Noise is one of their newest fragrances. Inspired by the rich Indian heritage of Byredo’s owner Ben Gorham, Mumbai Noise intends to reflect the illustrious artistic culture of India. Powerful and lively, lighter notes of warm woods, amber, and plummy davana are set against richer notes of leather and bitter coffee made with sweet tonka beans.
Top Notes: Davana.
Heart Notes: Tonka bean, coffee.
Base Notes: Labdanum, sandalwood, agarwood.
£178 (100ml) byredo.com
Known for their eclectic and unusual scents, Min New York create aesthetically minimalist premium fragrances that are packed full of character. Voodoo is their take on a traditional manly aroma, adding uplifting spice notes to the top of the fragrance that give way to a light Turkish rose and a base of rich leather and sandalwood.
Top Notes: Cardamom, galbanum, lime, pink pepper.
Heart Notes: Geranium, olibanum, turkish rose.
Base Notes:Patchouli, leather, sandalwood, oud.
£200 (75ml) Min New York at harrods.com
3. Tam Dao
While technically a unisex perfume, Dyptique’s Tam Dao is a refreshingly warm and subtle fragrance, making it appropriate for every season. With sandalwood, cedar and coriander, it’s a perfect everyday fragrance that doesn’t sacrifice uniqueness for utility.
Top Notes: Italian cypress, myrtle, rose.
Heart Notes: Sandalwood, cedar.
Base Notes: Brazilian rosewood, spices, amber, white musk.
£130 (75ml) Diptyque stockists regionwide
Aqua Di Palma’s most iconic cologne, Colonia is a classic Italian scent. Distinguished and elegant, Colonia carries an air of confidence with subtle citrus tones to lift the masculine woody aroma in the base notes. A timeless classic, loved for good reason and the perfect dose of Italian elegance to add to your routine.
Top Notes: Lemon, sweet orange, Calabrian bergamot.
Heart Notes: Lavender, Bulgarian rose, verbena, rosemary.
Base Notes: Vetiver, sandalwood, patchouli.
£113 (100ml) Acqua Di Palma, stockists regionwide