Perfumes and colognes are more than just fashion accessories. They amplify a person’s personality but more importantly, they are a status symbol. This is the reason why fragrances are becoming more expensive by the day and knowing which one to buy is often dictated by personal preferences and personal style. It also doesn’t hurt to have a great pay check as some of the best colognes are likely to cost you a small fortune.
Since selling good has definitely become part of most men’s grooming routine, finding the right cologne has become an art that every man must excel at. To find the right cologne, a man must take a number of factors into consideration. He must of course decide what appeals to his personality and body chemistry. But perhaps the most important aspect is usually the price. The higher the cost, the more value and luxury you can expect from a fragrance.
These top 10 most expensive colognes demonstrate just how high that price can be sometimes.
10. Surge Lutens’ Borneo 1834
For $135 our number 10 cologne offers a warm and spicy scent derived from the perfect combination of cardamom, patchouli, cocoa, and French Laudanum, galbanum and white flowers. It was originally sold as a unisex scent although it is now fully considered one of the best colognes for men. The interesting combination of cocoa and patchouli gives this cologne a pleasantly confusing scent that will definitely have the wearer turning heads wherever he goes.
9. Eau de Vert Eau de Parfum Spray by Miller Harris
This cologne is a unisex scent although it is more suited to men because of its sharp scent. It is the ideal scent for men looking or a mature scent thanks to its utilization of marjoram and geranium. It reveals a sweet musk that is very attractive to the opposite sex. A bottle of this energizing scent will cost you $142.
8. L’eau Serge Lutens
This $150 cologne is ideal for the man who wants to smell fresh and crisp. It has a distinct scent that is reminiscent of freshly pressed linens and fresh smelling soap. It mainly contains hints of citrus mixed with a variety of other ingredients including rose, amber, lily of the valley and magnolia. This is a great scent for the man who isn’t afraid to show up and be discovered.
7. Straight to Heaven by Kilian
This cologne is one of the most popular colognes for men for a very simple reason- it contains rum. It is the ideal man-scent because of the perfect blend of jasmine, patchouli, Virginia cedar, nutmeg, vanilla and rum that give it that woodsy and spicy aroma every man is looking for and every woman wants in her man. The fragrance is also quite long lasting and is reminiscent of the warmth of the tropics. A bottle of Straight to Heaven will cost you $225.
6. Clive Christian 1872
Despite the $310 price tag on this cologne, it is one of the bestselling scents for men. It is well prepared and has a strong citrus scent that most men find very pleasing. But this cologne’s greatest asset is in its preparation. It retains the old perfume preparation technique that utilizes strictly vegetable ingredients guaranteeing a longer lasting fragrance. The luxury brand name adds to its overall appeal.