Top 5 Best Perfume and Cologne for Men

Looking for the best perfume for men for winter in this cold season to rock people’s socks off? is here to help you out with the selection process.  Winter fragrances need to have a “warm” smell to them!  With this in mind, the notes you should be looking for in an AWESOME winter cologne are amber, vanilla, spice and wood. If there was just ONE note out of these four that would be the most important, I would STRONGLY recommend Creed.

This is a warm, rich and earthy smell that produces a faint tickle in the back of the nose. A site that I use most often to help find some of the best winter colognes is Here you can search their database of colognes by the notes within a cologne and which ones are best for each season.  Don’t worry though, we did the work for you by finding these top 10 colognes for the winter season in 2013.  Click the link on the title of the fragrance if you want to try it!

NOTE – The HQ Score is a rating from Best Men’s Cologne that take in thousands of cologne reviews and compile them into one easy to see score so you can easily see how great or horrible a cologne is. The top cologne in the world has a rating of 102 and the worst cologne is sadly at a 0… If you’re curious, we have a list of the top 100 colognes of all-time!

#5. 1 Million by Paco Rabanne (2008) – Score 77 HQ 

1 Million by Paco Rabanne for Men 3.3 oz - Absolutely Gold Pure Parfum Spray
  • 1 Million by Paco Rabanne for Men 3.3 oz - Absolutely Gold Pure Parfum Spray
  • Item Condition: 100% authentic, new and unused. 1 Million by Paco Rabanne for Men 3.3 oz -...
  • Type: Eau De Parfum,Parfum Classic/Solid

Paco Rabanne’s One Million, is one of the top selling colognes today.  It makes the winter list because of easily identifiable notes which include, amber, leather, and cinnamon.  Although Paco Rabanne is considered a fall and winter cologne, it can certainly be worn all year around due to it’s popularity. You’ll see this cologne all over Best Men’s Cologne on many lists but the list that it hits number one in, may be the most important. You can find the list here.

#4. The One by Dolce & Gabbana (2008) – Score 92 HQ 

Dolce & Gabbana DG81076490 The One Edt Sp For Men, 1.6 Oz. (Packaging may vary)
  • Dolce & Gabbana The One Gentleman
  • 1.6 oz Eau de Toilette Spray
  • Dolce & Gabbana
  • Launched in the year 2008

Dolce & Gabbana’s “The One for Men” is an outstanding sensual perfume.  It is a modern cologne that has a unique and classic scent that could turn into a signature cologne for any man searching for a cologne to set them apart from the other gentlemen walking down the street.  According to Fragrantica, “The One for Men” is a fantastic winter cologne because of it’s tobacco and amber notes.  An outstanding cologne that exhibits warmth and confidence all in one.

#3. Spicebomb by Viktor & Rolf (2012) – Score 94 HQ 

Viktor and Rolf Spicebomb Eau de Toilette Spray for Men, 1.7 Ounce
  • Bergamot, Grapefruit, Pink Pepper, Elemi
  • Saffron, Cinnamon, Paprika
  • Vetiver, Tobacco, Leather
  • Product Packaging May Vary

A cologne that is quickly rising up the charts as one of the top colognes on the market today is Spicebomb.  This cologne due to it’s ingredients is considered a winter smell but is also great all year around.  Spicebomb was the fragrance of the year in 2012 and the neatest thing about it, has to be the shape of the bottle.  The grenade shape is sure to make an explosion on anyone’s first impression.

#2. Tobacco Vanille by Tom Ford (2007) – Score 96 HQ 

TOM FORD Tobacco Vanille Eau de Parfum 50 ML(1.7 OZ)
  • SIZE 50 ML (1.7 OZ)

Tobacco Vanille by Tom Ford is one of his finest and one of the best winter fragrances you can find.  It’s a powerful, classic, quality fragrance combined with a long lasting scent that will keep you smelling great all day.  The scent opens with vanille and tobacco mixture but fades into a sweet vanille smell.  The beginning of the night you’ll have a strong masculine scent but by the end, you’ll be ready for your girl to come in real close.  Tobacco Vanille makes several top lists as ne of the top colognes of all time and also one of the most expensive men’s cologne!

#1. Gucci Pour Homme By Gucci (2003) – Score 102 HQ 

Gucci Eau de Toilette Spray for Men, Guilty Black Pour Homme, 1.6 Ounce
  • This item is not a Tester
  • Packaging may vary
  • Beauty and personal care product

Gucci is another outstanding pick for a winter cologne.  It contains warm notes of spices, woods, and most importantly amber which really makes a cologne feel wintery.  Gucci is another cologne that is a little more spendy at about $191.95 a bottle on Amazon, however if you’re looking for an excellent winter cologne, this is it.  Projection, logngevity and silage are all excellent with Gucci.  A wood and incense scent done perfectly and is the #2 rated best cologne of all-time!

Alright guys, Winter is almost over! If you want to see what Spring cologne we recommend check this out!