Creed, Dior, Armani and Commes des Garçons are some popular perfume brands for men, according to HighSnobiety.com and Lifestyle9.org. The perfumes range in price from approximately $30 to $350.
Several colognes by Creed appear on lists of top-selling and sought-after perfumes for men. Creed Adventus evokes pineapple and woods, with its sweet and slightly pungent notes. Creed recommends this scent for casual events. Creed claims that Hollywood's leading men wear Green Irish Tweed by Creed. With rich, spicy green characteristics, Green Irish Tweed balances high notes of Florentine iris upon a sandalwood base.
Creed Millesime Imperial targets a high-end market. Allegedly a favorite of Jay Z, Creed originally created this perfume for royalty. Sea salt, Sicilian lemon and musk comprise its notes.
The woody floral fragrance of Dior Homme frequently appears on lists of popular perfumes for men. Herbs, leather and patchouli evoke masculinity and sporty confidence. Two Armani fragrances also appear on "best of" lists. Launched in 1996, Aqua di Gio is zesty and lemony, with jasmine neroli. Armani Code's combination of bergamot and lemon conveys modernity, professionalism and sexiness.
Although primarily known for its women's wear, Commes des Garçons' first menswear line debuted in the late 1970s. The brand name is French for "Like Boys," and its Monocle Scent One: Hinoki is a spring cologne reminiscent of chilly mornings in Kyoto and the corresponding landscape. The overall scent is of cypress, pine, cedar and thyme.