Our Top 20 Refreshing Scents For Men | Perfect For The Warm Weather

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As the weather heats up, your fragrance should keep you cool!  It’s time to switch to summer refreshing scents that are perfect for hot weather.

summer refreshing scents for men

Every well-groomed gent understands the importance of switching from heavier scents [which are perfect for cold weathers] to something fresher and more refreshing.

We’ve talked about Top Seductive Scents For Men and we’ve also written a detailed article explaining the difference between Eau De Parfum and Eau De Toilette. Now, it’s time to talk about the mild, clean, fresh, and sweet summer refreshing scents that are perfect for hot weather.

Here are 20 Best Refreshing Scents For Men. As the weather heats up, these scents will certainly keep you cool even when it’s scorching hot outside!

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Top 20 Refreshing Scents For Men | Perfect For The Warm Weather

1. Acqua Di Gio by Giorgio Armani

Acqua Di Gio Cologne by Giorgio Armani, One of the most popular and iconic men’s fragrances of the 20th and 21st century, acqua di gio was composed in 1996 by Fifi award winning master perfumer alberto morillas and ushered in a new age of fresh citrus/aquatic scents for men . This classic men’s cologne opens with brisk and cool calabrian bergamot, green tangerine, and neroli, and gradually grows deeper and richer with notes of rose, rosemary, jasmine petal, persimmon, and indonesian patchouli. As timeless as a white tee and well-worn jeans.

2. Versace Man Eau Fraiche

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Versace Man Cologne by Versace, The masculine scent of Versace Man Eau Fraiche will help the wearer feel charismatic, confident, sexy, and modern . It’s clean, zesty smell reminds one of summer and sunshine, with the subtle hints of other woodsy notes underneath providing an “elegant understatement and a growingly alluring charm,” according to the classic design house Versace. Men, cologne enthusiasts, and fashion collectors will all be appreciative when given this as a gift. Out of all of the options, this is possibly the best Versace cologne for those looking to buy an attractive perfume for summer and day wear for a handsome, understated, fashionable man

3. Nautica Voyage

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Nautica Voyage Cologne by Nautica, the scent opens with cool green leaf and fresh cut apple . The heart blends drenched mimosa, water lotus, and deep aquatic elements with the ‘sailcloth accord’. The woody drydown is a mix of moss, cedarwood, musk, and amber.

4. Herrera Aqua by Carolina Herrera for Men

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Herrera Aqua Cologne by Carolina Herrera, Notes of sea fresh mist, frosted bergamot, zesty mandarin, fig leaf, bamboo leaf, french lavender, rosemary, cardamom infusion, neroli, white pepper, vetiver, tonka beans, marine amber, and skin musk .

5. Bvlgari Aqva Amara

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Bvlgari Aqua Amara Cologne by Bvlgari, The fluid, versatile scent of bvlgari aqua amara appeals to men who prefer exotic, medium-bodied fragrances . Introduced in 2014, this bvlgari fragrance is based on notes of sicilian mandarin and neroili. Rich frankincense provides an exotic appeal, while indonesian patchouli adds a natural, earthy aroma. Bvlgari aqua amara is luxurious enough for important professional events and evening affairs but is also a top choice for romantic occasions. Its citrus notes linger all night for lasting freshness.

6. Tom Ford Neroli Portofino

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Neroli Portofino Cologne by Tom Ford, From the style icon whose talent has created some of the most memorable perfumes of the last few years, this is a citrus aromatic for men and women . From his exclusive private blend collection, this perfume features bergamot, mandarin orange, orange blossom and amber and vanilla.

7. Michael Kors Extreme Blue

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Michael Kors Extreme Blue Cologne by Michael Kors, This fragrance was released in 2015 . A relaxing yet powerful cologne with a warm spicy feel. Experience the excitement of this blend combined with your lifestyle to create an adventure to remember. The top notes are bergamot, cardamom, angelica seed and pink pepper. The heart notes are sage, cypress, juniper and sesame seed and the bottom notes are cashmere wood, musk, and ambrox.

8. YSL L’Homme Sport

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L’homme Sport Cologne by Yves Saint Laurent, Add an energetic element to your professional or adventurous image with l’homme sport, a vivacious scent for men . Created by the design house of yves saint laurent in 2014, this clever blend combines down-to-earth notes of cedar and amber with courageous bergamot, spicy coriander and heady verbena for an intriguing aroma that captures attention. Whether you’re spending the day at the tennis courts or hard at work on a new invention, this head-turning fragrance is the perfect companion.

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9. Artisan by John Varvatos

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John Varvatos Artisan Cologne by John Varvatos, Fashion designer john varvatos and perfumer rodrigo flores roux collaborate on all varvatos fragrances . This is a citrus aromatic fragrance for men, that bursts with sunshine and whose bottle, which looks like a woven basket, was crafted to create a hand made touch. The fragrance opens with sicilian clementine, tangelo fruit, mexican tangerine, aromatic thyme, spanish marjoram and greek lavender.

A heart of north African orange blossom, Indian plant murraya, jasmine and orange plays off three notes of ginger: nigerian, chinese and purple ginger. The base is woody, but not heavy with notes of kephalis wood and georgiawood,amber-like belleambre and musk.

10. Acqua di Parma Colonia Ambra

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Acqua Di Parma Colonia Ambra Cologne by Acqua Di Parma, This fragrance was created as a unisex scent and released in 2015 . A great sweet woodsy blend meant for both men and women. Sophisticated by nature and magical on the skin. An experience not to be missed. The top notes are bergamot, aquatic notes and orange. The heart notes are cedar wood, rose and patchouli and the bottom notes are sandalwood, musk, vanilla, and ambergris.

11. Creed Aventus Cologne

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Aventus Cologne by Creed, Oliver Creed presented this Creed cologne for men to the world in 2010 . Creed had high aspirations for Creed Aventus cologne. In fact, Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte was the inspiration behind the Aventus Creed cologne. Creed utilized ingredients with strong ties to Bonaparte as he was creating this scent. The result is a fragrance that embodies strong masculinity, perfect for him. Aventus by Creed resonates with men of all ages.
Fragrances contain important elements that make up the scent as a whole. These elements include top notes, middle notes, and base notes. The top notes are the initial hints of scent that hit the nose almost immediately after spritzing or splashing. These elusive ingredients disappear almost as quickly as they appear. Following the top notes, middle notes stay present for up to one hour after application. The base notes bring up the rear, serving as the powerhouse of any fragrance. Base notes will last for several hours after application. This Creed cologne for men contains an enticing combination of apple, bergamot, black currant from the island of Corsica, and pineapple as the top notes. The middle notes include birch from Louisiana, jasmine, and rose with patchouli. The rich base notes of Creed Aventus cologne feature amber, oakmoss, and vanilla.
The bottle of this Creed perfume for men is every bit as distinctive as the essence inside it. The bottle features a masculine horse and rider, depicting the strong and virulent men who will be drawn to this fragrance. The bold black color on the bottle and cap embodies the overall style of products by Creed for men. The entire spirit of Aventus seems to be captured in this aura of genteel gallantry and romance.

12. Chanel Allure Sport Cologne

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Allure Sport Cologne by Chanel, This cologne was created in 2005 by chanel . The fragrance includes a mixture of mandarin & oranges blended with tunsian neroli, aldehydes, tonka bean, white musk, amber, black pepper, atlas cedar, and vetiver.

13. Chanel De Bleu Cologne

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Bleu De Chanel Cologne by Chanel, Chanel is one brand that has the most exciting products in the fashion industry, be it clothing or perfumes . To start with, this perfume’s bottle is designed in such a way that only one word can do it justice – chic! the bleu de chanel was launched in 2010 to rave reviews. The fragrance is citrusy, musky and very fresh. Most modern men are sure to love it. It is strong and sensual and the longevity of the scent is worth mentioning too. The fragrance notes addictive, they are vetiver, incense, pink pepper, citruses, mint, labdanum, ginger, jasmine, sandalwood, nutmeg, grapefruit, patchouli and cedar.

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14. Ermegenegildo Zegna’s Haitian Vertiver

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Haitian Vetiver Cologne by Ermenegildo Zegna, Hatian vetiver made its big debut in 2014, and since it was made by the excellent Italian fashion house of Ermenegildo Zegna, its quality is second-to-none . This cologne comes in a sleek, stylish bottle that exemplifies class. The actual ingredients in the fragrance all support the underlying notes of vetiver to be entirely reminiscent of Haiti. Bergamot is also used to support the vetiver. Some of the other scents you are going to pick up when you spray this fragrance in the air include carrot seed, iris and neroli. Although Ermenegildo Zegna first started in 1910, it continues to be a family business to this very day.

For over a century, this fashion house has exemplified what outstanding fragrances for men can truly be, and Haitian vetiver continues that legacy excellently. Their very first boutique opened up in 1980 in Paris, and today they have expanded greatly to over 500 boutiques all over the world. The company has produced dozens of perfumes and has worked with some of the biggest names in the fragrance world, including trudi loren, olivier gillotin and antoine lie. For a woody aroma that will fill the air and capture the attention of everyone, this is one cologne you definitely want to have.

15. Salvatore Ferragamo Acqua Essenziale Cologne

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Acqua Essenziale Cologne by Salvatore Ferragamo, Invigorate your senses before heading out each day when you spritz on acqua essenziale . This intriguing fragrance for men hails from the design house of salvatore ferragamo and was first introduced for the dreamer within in 2013. This scent comes to life with your most-loved notes, beginning with top notes of lemon leaf and mint to give you a verdant jump on your day. A heart of rosemary and geranium lends a touch of floral spice to the scent before the base of musk finishes it off.

16. Bvlgari Aqva Marine Pour Homme

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Bvlgari Aqua Marine Cologne by Bvlgari, This limited-edition interpretation of bvlgari’s aqva pour homme is distinguished by a new luminous color, inspired by the iridescent reflections of water . It contains notes of mandarin, petit grain, santolina, posidonia, mineral amber. Its fresh, elegant and masculine.

17. Dolce & Gabbana Light Blue Swimming in Lipari

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Light Blue Swimming In Lipari Cologne by Dolce & Gabbana, This fragrance was released in 2015 . A great new addition to the light blue collection of fragrances. This one is an aquatic blend of scents for men. The top notes are grapefruit and sea salt accord. The heart notes are rosemary and mandarin. And the bottom notes are musk, ambergris and woodsy notes.

18. Invictus Aqua By Paco Rabbane

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Invictus Cologne by Paco Rabanne, If you’re in need of a midday refresher, spray Invictus on yourself to liven up your day . This men’s fragrance reveals a number of notes, including hints of grapefruit, hedione jasmine, patchouli, bay leaves, and oak moss. Launched by Paco Rabbane in 2013, this delightful fragrance is perfect for the man who wants to always be at his best. This flexible scent can be worn at the office or at an afternoon gathering of friends or family.

19. Ralph Lauren- Polo Red Intense

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Polo Red Intense Cologne by Ralph Lauren, The polo brand has a reputation for producing high-quality products, and the men’s polo red intense fragrance holds true to that standard . Released in 2015, this masculine scent is clean and refreshing. Hints of cranberry and lemon create a crisp and mildly fruity aroma, and the subtle additions of ginger, amber and coffee provide a notable distinction. This scent is sure to entice the senses of anyone in your presence, so spray it on before casual events or dinner dates.

20. Gentlemen Only Parisian Break by Givenchy

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Gentlemen Only Parisian Break Cologne by Givenchy, As the name implies, gentlemen only Parisian break by Givenchy wants to paint a distinct picture in your mind with that very first scent . Made for true gentlemen and to evoke a sense of a stroll in Paris, this fragrance is meant to be refreshing, clean and crisp. It should make you think of a sunny morning on a clear day. The mixture of scents creates a unique profile. It opens with lemon and Nepal mint, followed up with a deep sage, Haitian vetiver, and ambroxan. 

There is a French overtone of sophistication and sensuality. You’re left with an overall impression of green notes mixed with citrus and sage floating on a lemon cloud. It is new, modern and strong enough to make a statement. This fragrance was introduced in 2016. Located in France, Givenchy was founded in 1952 by count hubert de Givenchy.

The perfume lines started rolling out in 1957. Its reputation is one of mixing the tastes of france with america. An early client, audrey hepburn, really captured this company’s signature style. While the count retired in 1987, the company has continued on strong, representing his vision in a range of luxury products and perfumes helped by a range of designers. If you want a modern scent that will help you to create an air of sophisticated style, then gentlemen only Parisian break is a great choice. This fragrance will surround you in clean and fresh scents that speak to an underlying elegance.


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If you love feeling fresh all day long as well as getting compliments from women on how good you smell, then you will love our cologne selection above. These scents are perfect for the beach and outdoor activities.

Do you have a favorite summer fragrance? Have you used any of these fragrances before? If you have, please share with us your experience using it in the comment box below.

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Mr. Kobi

I am Mr. Kobi, a professional style consultant, menswear blogger & entrepreneur who uses fashion to change people’s lives. My personal goal is to help gentlemen dress better, live well, do well and develop a unique personal style that matches with their lifestyle and goals. I believe that success can be built through style. I believe that fashion is a tool that can be used to change people’s lives positively. I strongly believe that if you dress well, you look good, and if you look good, you feel good and when you feel good, you worry less, and the less you worry the more you are able to stay motivated and focused in your goals pursuit and by so doing you are able to live a more fulfilling and successful life.

I am Mr. Kobi, a professional style consultant, menswear blogger & entrepreneur who uses fashion to change people’s lives. My personal goal is to help gentlemen dress better, live well, do well and develop a unique personal style that matches with their lifestyle and goals. I believe that success can be built through style. I believe that fashion is a tool that can be used to change people’s lives positively. I strongly believe that if you dress well, you look good, and if you look good, you feel good and when you feel good, you worry less, and the less you worry the more you are able to stay motivated and focused in your goals pursuit and by so doing you are able to live a more fulfilling and successful life.

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