Cologne can be a tricky thing. Everyone wants to smell nice, but pick the wrong scent and the next thing you know, you’re Paul Rudd in Anchorman. If you’ve got an extra $475,000 lying around you can travel to Paris and House of Creed will create a bespoke fragrance just for you. But if your budget is a little less, fear not. To prevent you from wreaking of Sex Panther, we found 7 unique colognes to fit just about every guy.
Creed Virgin Island Water
$350 (4 oz.), creedboutique.com
Best For: The Jetsetter
Even though winter is coming, you can still smell like you’re on an exotic summer vacation.
Bond No. 9 Montauk
$200 (50 ml), bondno9.com
Best For: The Spiritualist
Everything is better at the beach, including the air. This fragrance captures that scent with notes of honeysuckle and driftwood.
Comme Des Garcons Wonderwood
$100 (50 ml), doverstreetmarket.com
Best For: The Outdoorsman
It doesn’t get much more earthy than this, with hints of sandalwood, cedar, and agarwood.
Acqua di Parma Colonia
$96 (50 ml), barneys.com
Best For: The Gourmand
This Italian fragrance blends the scents of Sicilian fruits with a floral bouquet, but still feels very masculine.
Kiehl’s Musk Eau De Toilette
$42.50 (1.7 oz), kiehls.com
Best For: The Romantic
The formula for Kiehl’s musk was discovered in the 1950s in a vat labeled “Love Oil.”
Le Labo Santal 33
$240 (3.4 oz), lelabofragrances.com
Best For: The Intellectual
The use of cardamom gives this cologne a spicy sensibility.
$63 (2.5 oz), ralphlauren.com
Best For: The Thrillseeker
A saffron, grapefruit, and redwood combination, this is a bold scent designed for the adventurous.