best aquatic cologne for men

Best aquatic cologne for men

by Dylan Baker
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Aquatic colognes are the best colognes to wear in the summer season. They have a very fresh and clean-smelling fragrance which works well for almost any occasion.

The simple nature of these colognes is what makes them so special. they are very generic smelling and mass-appealing which makes them a very safe choice as you can be sure that almost everyone will like the way you smell.

Aquatic perfumes have citrus, water, salty, and fruit notes which makes them smell very fresh. Which makes them a must-have choice for every man’s wardrobe.

In this article, we have listed our choice for the best aquatic colognes for men.


Acqua Di Gio Pour Homme By Giorgio Armani

Nautica Voyage (BEST BUDGET PICK)

Bvlgari Aqua

When to wear aquatic cologne

Aquatic colognes are best suited for summer and spring seasons. These are daytime fragrances that works for almost any ocassion.

You can wear them to work, school, or casual day outs.

These perfumes are usually pretty versatile but they are not that well suited for night outs and parties.

Longest lasting aquatic cologne

The performance of a perfume is hard to judge as it varies from person to person and it depends on the weather as well.

Since you will mostly be wearing aquatic colognes on warm days it would probably not last you much longer.

But there are some great aquatic perfumes that will easily get you through the day and maybe even more.

Giorgio Armani Acqua di Gio Profumo

It is one of the most sold perfumes on the market. What makes it so popular is its simple fresh fragrance paired with good performance.

It is very strong but not overbearing at all.

The projection of this perfume is nice and the longevity is exceptionally good.

Bvlgari Aqua

This is one of the best aquatic perfumes you can get. It smells great, performs extremely well and is extremely affordable.

It will easily get you through the day and may last even more depending on the climate you live in .

It is priced really low but doesnt smell cheap.

Best affordable aquatic cologne

It is really difficult to find affordable colognes that doesnt smell synthentic or cheap.

But we have found a few perfumes whcih provide great value for your money.

Davidoff Coolwater

Davidoff coolwater is the original aquatic cologne.

It was released back in 80s and has been one of the top selling perfume since then.

Coolwater is a great budget aquatic cologne which has a nice fresh smell and performs really well.

It is a very versatile perfume which can easily be worn for most ocassions.

Nautica Voyage

Nautica voyage is a budget champ. You will find it in every budget perfume recommendations list because it is an extremely good perfume for its price.

It has a very clean and simple smelling fragrance which works for almost any occasion.

If you are young and want to get your first cologne then you should definitely check out this.

Overall best aquatic cologne

Acqua di Gio by Giorgio Armani 

As already stated above this is one of the longest-lasting perfumes on this list.

It has an amazing fragrance that works well for almost any occasion.

Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue Intense

Light blue intense has a clean, citrusy aquatic fragrance which works great on hot summer days.

It has a very intense smell which can be a bit harsh in the opening but gets better on the dry down.

This has decent performance and sillage but it could have been a bit better.

Overall, it is a very good option to consider.

Paco Rabanne Invictus

Invictus is another popular choice in this category.

It has a very clean, fresh, and soothing smell and has a pretty decent performance.

You just can’t go wrong with this one, its a very likable fragrance which also makes it one of the biggest compliment getters

It is one of the safest perfumes you can get and that is why I think it definitely deserves a spot on this list.

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About the author

Dylan Baker

Dylan is a Men's fashion and image consultant, He is also the man behind Dapperclan. He is extremely passionate about fashion and wants to help men style and look better.


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