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Spring always symbolizes new beginnings – nature wakes up, trees and flowers start blooming again and no matter how much you like winter, we always feel that light relief when the day starts getting longer and things around us start getting greener.

I love winter, especially winter fragrances, but eventually, I get tired of heavy scents, vanilla, and tobacco notes in the air and my nose starts searching for something lighter. Something that smells like… Spring!

So if you are enthusiastic just like me about the upcoming spring and you need advice on what to wear during the spring, or you just want to get beautiful men’s spring fragrance for someone else then this list of reviewed spring fragrances will definitely help you in that.

What Are The Best Spring Fragrances For Men?

In this list you’ll find a fragrance I personally recommend and that I’ve personally used, tested, and reviewed. For most of them, you have full reviews linked, so if some fragrance got your eye make sure to check the detailed review so you can know what to exactly expect!

This list gets updated every year and in general, I would say these would be the best spring fragrances for men in 2022:

1. Terre d’Hermes EDT by Hermès – Best Spring Fragrance For Men

Now, many may not agree with this one, but according to people who wear it, my own personal experience, ratings that it has online, and compliments that it gets from girls, Terre d’Hermes is still the king like no other, and definitely our top choice for best spring fragrance for men in 2022.

Why in 2022 when it got out in 2006?

Well, it had a huge hype when it got out, many people had it, but as time flies and new releases took over the mainstream Terre d’Hermes kinda got forgotten.

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As far as I know, it didn’t go through any reforumation and it’s still powerful as it used to be.

Beautiful citrusy opening with orange and grapefruit, pepper heart, and drydown to masculine vetiver, cedarwood, and patchouli. Absolute perfection.

You definitely won’t regret it if you get our best pick for the best spring fragrance for him – it’s a huge compliment getter, girls love it and it’s very easy to wear.

However, bear in mind that Terre d’Hermes is not for everyone and not everyone can deliver the character this scent describes. If you want to know more about it, make sure to check out our detailed Terre d’Hermes EDT review!

Terre d’Hermes short description:

  • A citrusy, woody scent
  • Concentration: eau de toilette (EDT)
  • Longevity on average: 8 hours
  • Projection longevity: 2-3 hours
  • Projection in distance: around 3 feet
  • Sillage: moderate
  • Price: amazing!

2. Roja Elysium Pour Homme Parfum Cologne – Premium Choice

Every fragrance list deserves to have a fragrance that’s over the top in all categories and for this list, that’s most definitely Elysium by Roja Parfums.

It was made by Roja Dove in 2017 and Roja wanted to create a scent that represented the word Elysium, which is one of the oldest words for Paradise. And trust me, it smells like paradise!

An extremely complex scent that opens as fresh, crisp, and dynamic with a beautiful burst of lime and grapefruit, reinforced with pink pepper. It has a very special musk that works like a top note and it’s the only musk in the world that performs that way.

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It’s definitely not something you expect to be, nor it’s something you smelled before!

When opening passes, you get the notes of flowers and fruits extremely well combined. Heart is just amazing. What makes it even more amazing is a very masculine, leathery base of vetiver, cedarwood, and ambergris.

Elysium is definitely one of the best creations of Roja Dove and it’s definitely one of the best spring fragrances for men.

The price is pretty hefty, but it’s worth it – Roja Dove often says that all his perfumes have at least 25% of natural ingredients, not aroma chemicals. Besides that, the way it dries down and keeps changing over time is just incredible.

It’s more of a daytime fragrance which means it lasts around 6-8 hours with a solid projection of 3-4 hours.

So if you are willing to spend a few extra bucks to smell uniquely then Elysium is your spring fragrance.

This piece of art definitely leaves no one cold.

If you want to know more about this amazing perfume check out our full in-depth review of Elysium Pour Homme Parfum Cologne by Roja Parfums!

Elysium by Roja Dove short description:

  • Complex, storytelling, aromatic, citrusy, fougere scent
  • Concentration: eau de parfum (EDP)
  • Longevity on average: 6-8 hours
  • Projection longevity: 2-4 hours
  • Projection in distance: around 2 feet
  • Sillage: moderate
  • Price: expensive but definitely worth it

3. Chanel Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme – Editor’s Choice

Another classic on our list of best spring fragrances for men and our Editor’s choice.

Allure Homme Sport Eau Extreme was a creation of Jacques Polge back in 2012 and since those times it has won the hearts of many people.

Girls absolutely adore this scent as it smells very fresh, clean, and citrusy.

The opening starts with mint and mandarin, and after opening pepper and tonka bean are there to stay for hours and hours. Even though the tonka bean is a sweet note, the scent is not sweet – tonka bean and musk from the base give it a beautiful masculine foundation.

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Longevity is very good but performance is not the best. It’s good, but it could be done much better.

Allure Homme Sport Extreme is definitely a must-have during spring and summer days and if with it you will surely smell clean, fresh, and likable.

It’s my personal office fragrance and it always gives me compliments!

If you want to know more about this incredible scent definitely check out our Allure Homme Sport Extreme review!

Allure Home Sport Eau Extreme by Chanel short description:

  • Simple, fresh spicy, aromatic scent
  • Concentration: eau de toilette (EDT)
  • Longevity on average: 7-10 hours
  • Projection longevity: 2-4 hours
  • Projection in distance: 1-2 feet
  • Sillage: moderate
  • Price: expensive but definitely worth it

4. Creed Green Irish Tweed – Best Niche Spring Fragrance For Men

What would the spring fragrance list be without one Creed?

Well, even though I’m not personally a fan of Creed house, there’s no way that the best spring fragrances for men list can go without Green Irish Tweed.

Green Irish Tweed was made by Olivier Creed in 1985! Yep, that was a long time ago, but Green Irish Tweed managed to win the hearts of many and stay on top of the spring fragrance game.

It’s just so unique how Creed makes their perfumes and the technology they use are much older than modern one – yet it gives amazing results.

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Notes are pretty simple and the scent is something you might smell before – Davidoff Cool Water was released in 1988 and it was obviously inspired by Green Irish Tweeds. The opening is pretty similar even though Cool Water smells a lot more synthetic (obviously, the price difference is huge).

However, Green Irish Tweed managed to stay among the top fragrances for spring because it smells elegant, classy, mature, and versatile. The opening starts citrusy but it soon becomes a musky, woody, floral scent tailored for gentlemen and mature men.

Performance is also very good, it has strong longevity and moderate sillage and projection. However, the price is a bit over the top.

Green Irish Tweed is definitely a scent of spring itself!

Find out more about this amazing scent in our detailed Green Irish Tweed review!

Green Irish Tweed by Creed short description:

  • Fresh, aromatic, and musky scent
  • Concentration: eau de parfum (EDP)
  • Longevity on average: 9-12 hours
  • Projection longevity: 2-3 hours
  • Projection in distance: 2-3 feet
  • Sillage: moderate
  • Price: overpriced

5. Guerlain L’Homme Idéal Eau De Parfum (EDP) – Best Designer Spring Fragrance For Men

L’Homme Ideal Extreme by Guerlain came out in 2016 and it just exploded!

Many YouTubers talked about it, and it’s no wonder, this scent is absolutely gorgeous.

The opening is just beautiful, fruity, and sweet with a cherry dancing with almond all the way – definitely one of the most unique scents in the industry!

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It’s sweet, it’s sexy, it’s gourmandy and girls absolutely love it.

As it dries down it becomes a bit heavier and vanilla from the base really kicks in the sweetness while the tonka bean makes it more earthy – definitely, the best cherry fragrance ever made.

Even though it’s sweet and fruity this perfume will fit perfectly into the spring days because it’s not aggressive and heavy as sweet winter perfumes tend to be.

L’Homme Ideal EDP is definitely a nighttime player and it will make you stick out among others but in a very nose-pleasing way!

Truly a beautiful piece of art by Guerlain and it definitely deserves to be our pick for the best designer spring fragrance for men!

Bear in mind that you might struggle a bit to find it as Guerlain stopped importing to the US at the beginning of 2022 – they are still producing it, but you’ll have to find it on different sources like eBay. But trust me – it’s definitely worth the struggle! You haven’t smelled something like this before!

Sounds interesting? Check out our L’Homme Ideal EDP in-depth review!

L’Homme Ideal Extreme by Guerlain short description:

  • Fruity, sweet, cherry scent
  • Concentration: eau de parfum (EDP)
  • Longevity on average: 7-9 hours (sometimes even more, depends on the skin)
  • Projection longevity: 2-3 hours
  • Projection in distance: around 2 feet
  • Sillage: moderate
  • Price: good value

6. Giorgio Armani Acqua Di Gio Profumo

Original Acqua Di Gio by Giorgio Armani is one of the most selling fragrances of all time but a lot of time has passed since 1996. Fragrance got reformulated many times and lost its performance and original DNA.

However, in 2015, perfumer Alberto Morillas created the first “spin-off” of Acqua Di Gio and Armani named it Acqua Di Gio Profumo – yes, Acqua Di Gio perfume.

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It has original Acqua Di Gio DNA but is reinforced with a bit more heavy notes like incense and patchouli in the base.

Profumo ultimately became one of the top sellers and was endorsed by many, including me – I absolutely love it!

It’s high on this list for a reason – it blends into spring days beautifully with that aquatic, aromatic, woody, and fresh spicy scent.

Jeremy Fragrance recommended it also as one of his personal favorite best spring fragrances for men ever.

Girls love it, it’s a compliment getter and it will for sure serve all occasions!

If you want to know more about this amazing scent and is it the best choice for you, check out our Acqua Di Gio Profumo detailed review!

Acqua Di Gio Profumo by Giorgio Armani short description:

  • Aquatic, fresh spicy, marine scent
  • Concentration: eau de parfum (EDP)
  • Longevity in average: 7-9 hours
  • Projection longevity: 3-4 hours
  • Projection in distance: 4-5 feet
  • Sillage: moderate
  • Price: ok

7. Dior Sauvage

Well, you saw that one coming, didn’t you?

Yes, I know that lots of people have it, I know how ultra-popular it is and I know that influencers from the niche are telling you to stop buying it, but let’s face the reality – Dior Sauvage is one true masterpiece of perfumery!

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It’s super fresh, fresh spicy, amber, lavender, and ambroxan, blended so well that only a pepper note sticks out during opening. It smells beautiful, and powerful, and it’s super easy to wear.

Sauvage is a top seller since it came out in 2015 and it’s a huge compliment getter – girls adore it!

However, bear in mind that lots of people wear it and that there is a slight chance that you get that awkward “You smell like my…” compliment.

Sauvage had a huge impact on the industry with its scent and inspired many fragrance houses to create something similar, but none of them were successful as a fragrance with the face of Johnny Depp playing guitar in the desert!

It’s undoubtedly a well-deserved spot on the best spring fragrances for men list as a future classic!

If you want to read our full review of Dior Sauvage to get to know it better, you can do it here!

Sauvage by Dior short description:

  • Fresh spicy, aromatic, fougere scent
  • Concentration: eau de toilette (EDT)
  • Longevity on average: 8-10 hours
  • Projection longevity: 4-6 hours
  • Projection in distance: 4-5 feet
  • Sillage: huge!
  • Price: amazing!

8. John Varvatos Artisan Pure

Artisan Pure by John Varvatos was released in 2017 and the nose behind it was Rodrigo Flores-Roux.

It’s inspired by Xalapa, Mexico, where the freshness of hills and citrus rule.

When I first got Artisan Pure, it was just a simple ordinary fragrance for me, nothing spectacular. The problem was I got it during the winter and tested it on those colder temperatures.

It never properly opened and performed.

When spring came, it was like a completely different fragrance.

Beautiful, crisp, woody, and citrus scent with very decent performance and very likable, easy to wear.

It opens with a big citrus combo and dries down through ginger to woody notes and white musk.

Simple, elegant, and everyday spring fragrance.

Performances are not that great though, but the price explains that fully.

I read somewhere that John Varvatos filed for bankruptcy so if you want to get some of their fragrances this might be the last train to get them. Definitely worth trying though!

Artisan Pure by John Varvatos short description:

  • Citrusy, woody scent
  • Concentration: eau de toilette (EDT)
  • Longevity on average: 4-7 hours
  • Projection longevity: about an hour
  • Projection in distance: 1-2 feet
  • Sillage: moderate!
  • Price: amazing!

9. Armaf Club De Nuit Intense Man (CDNIM)

As of the time of writing this, it’s a sunny February day with 12 degrees Celsius (53 degrees Fahrenheit), 4 pm, I got Club De Nuit Intense Man that I sprayed this morning around 8 AM.

And I can still smell it. My friends can still smell it. And it’s still there. As far as I’m concerned that should tell you everything about it, but just in case, let me briefly review it.

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Club de Nuit Intense Man or CDNIM is inspired by Creed Aventus… or should I say Aventus clone?

It smells very similar to the original Aventus, with same pineapple in the top note which makes its “signature” scent, but in a difference to Aventus, CDNIM never reaches the smokey bottom. This is totally fine, it simply doesn’t go that way, it dries down more to birch heart and musky base.

Why there’s no Creed Aventus on this list of best spring fragrances for men and why its clone is here?

Well, there are multiple reasons:

  1. Aventus is not “stable” at all and I don’t want to recommend something I don’t believe in. Every batch of Aventus is different, and batches from 2020 were pretty bad.
  2. I can’t afford to buy every new batch of Aventus and test it (even though it’s on my bucket list to do one day – weird, I know – true fragrance maniac)
  3. Armaf CDNIM has AMAZING performance and the price is way more reasonable.

But let’s forget about Aventus for a moment as this is Armaf’s spot.

As I’ve said, it performs fantastic, longevity, sillage, projection, absolutely everything is on spot.

What I’d like from it is only to make that pineapple opening less synthetic, but besides that, this fragrance is an absolute must-have and it proudly holds 9th spot on our list of best spring fragrances for men in 2022.

If you want to know more about Armaf Club De Nuit Intense Man check out my detailed review here!

Club De Nuit Intense Man by Armaf short description:

  • Citrusy, woody, musky scent
  • Concentration: eau de toilette (EDT)
  • Longevity on average: 8-10 hours
  • Projection longevity: 3-4 hours
  • Projection in distance: 4-5 feet
  • Sillage: strong
  • Price: amazing!

10. Tom Ford Beau De Jour

Right in the middle of our list, is Tom Ford with his 2020 release, Beau de Jour.

Made for a perfectly groomed gentleman, Beau De Jour opens with a blast of powerful, commanding lavender. Tom Ford really nailed it with this one, as reviews of people who had it are more than just positive.

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Beau De Jour means a beautiful day in French and that is the exact emotion this beautiful fragrance tries to evoke – a beautiful well-groomed gentleman, enjoying a beautiful spring day after a long winter.

It’s refreshing, aromatic, and fresh spicy which means that heads will definitely turn after smelling this beautiful fougere!

Lavender top notes dry down to rosemary and oak moss which are laying on a beautiful amber patchouli base.

It’s made for spring!

Tom Ford is usually on a darker side, but this release left everyone speechless and it even won 3rd spot of Fragrantica 2020 Perfume of the year for men.

I love it and I’d say it’s definitely worth checking out!

Need more information about it? Check out our full review of Beau de Jour!

Beau de Jour 2020 by Tom Ford short description:

  • Aromatic and fresh spicy scent
  • Concentration: eau de parfum (EDP)
  • Longevity on average: 8-10 hours
  • Projection longevity: 4-6 hours
  • Projection in distance: 3-4 feet
  • Sillage: strong
  • Price: ok

11. Mancera Cedrat Boise

Pierre Montale who owns fragrance houses Montale and Mancera was also the nose behind Cedrat Boise.

Cedrat Boise was released in 2011 and it’s one of the best spring fragrances for men – even though Mancera is considered a niche house, Cedrat Boise is an extremely easy to wear, a high-quality scent that pretty much smells like a designer.

The opening starts with Sicilian lemon and it dries down to fruity notes combined with cedarwood and leather. Creamy, fruity, woody, and a little bit smokey – that would be the perfect description of it.

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Cedrat Boise is an absolute must-have in a spring fragrance collection and it’s definitely a compliment getter.

It prefers daytime but doesn’t mind nighttime unless we’re talking about the club or some other crowded place.

Performances are awesome – great longevity, projection, and amazing sillage.

Some compare it to Creed Aventus, but personally, I’d say it’s not even close.

Cedrat Boise by Mancera short description:

  • Fruity, woody, smokey, and creamy scent
  • Concentration: eau de parfum (EDP)
  • Longevity on average: 9-12 hours
  • Projection longevity: 4-6 hours
  • Projection in distance: 2-3 feet
  • Sillage: strong
  • Price: ok

You can check out the entire Mancera Cedrat Boise review here!

12. Prada Amber Pour Homme (Prada Man)

Another “older” fragrance on our list, Amber Pour Homme by Prada was released in 2006, and the creator of the fragrance was Daniela Andrier.

The best description of what Amber Pour Homme smells like is really expensive soup – ultra-fresh, super clean, and extremely well-blended scent.

If you like that type of smell then Amber Pour Homme would be the best bang for the buck for you.

It also has an “intense” version which is more for wintertime, but this one fits perfectly into the spring and even summer days.

I’d say it’s definitely the best fragrance for work as you will definitely leave the impression of someone who smells clean and good always.

It has really good longevity, moderate sillage and projection are completely decent for this type of fragrance.

Amazing scent that definitely earned its spot among the best spring fragrances for men!

Amber Pour Homme by Prada short description:

  • Soapy, luxurious, clean, fresh scent
  • Concentration: eau de toilette (EDT)
  • Longevity on average: 9-12 hours
  • Projection longevity: 3-4 hours
  • Projection in distance: 2-3 feet
  • Sillage: moderate
  • Price: good

13. Yves Saint Laurent Y

Y is the creation of Dominique Ropion for the house of Yves Saint Laurent and it was released as an aromatic fougere in 2018.

Fougere is a type of men’s fragrance that would perfectly be described as fresh, made for someone who is easygoing – the sun is shining, the day is beautiful, and no stress!

Y would be a true fougere in that case because it’s very easy to wear, sharp, metallic, dry, clean, and fresh scent.

Apple dominates in the opening and as time passes by, it dries down to sage and ginger that are supported by amberwood in the base.

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Lots of people made this their signature scent because it smells amazing and performances are great too.

Price, performance, scent – everything says this is a great spring choice and amazing “blue” fragrance!

Y by YSL short description:

  • Sharp, clean, fresh scent
  • Concentration: eau de parfum (EDP)
  • Longevity on average: 8-10 hours
  • Projection longevity: 2-3 hours
  • Projection in distance: 4-6 feet
  • Sillage: moderate
  • Price: good

14. Moschino Toy Boy

One of the most iconic bottles in the fragrance world! Released in 2019, created by Yann Vasnier, and earned a polarizing reputation.

Moschino tried to market this fragrance a bit controversial, but many people, including me, don’t think they actually made it. I don’t know why it was advertised as a gay fetish fragrance, but I know for sure that it doesn’t smell gay or that much fetish.

There are no many rose fragrances on a spring fragrance list, but Toy Boy definitely earned his spot there.

I got it as a blind buy and honestly didn’t know what to expect. When I sprayed it for the first time, the opening was just disgusting. It smelled like cheap gum and ultra synthetic rose.

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However, from my experience, I always give fragrances multiple shots, as I force myself to see the art behind any work in the fragrance industry, and boy was I glad I gave it another shot.

Opening still wasn’t pretty, but it sure was far from disgusting.

But the real magic with Toy Boy happens in the dry down.

That synthetic smell evaporates after 15 minutes, and you’re left with a perfectly balanced rose combined with a bit of sandalwood and vetiver that will radiate around you for hours.

If they added more woods to the base it would be a winter fragrance, but since they didn’t, Toy Boy became an awesome spring fragrance.

It’s not very easy to wear, and definitely not for everyone, as it’s pretty aggressive, and rose as a note in perfumery is pretty controversial – either you love it or you hate it, no grey area.

Performance is an absolute beast and I highly recommend getting it if you’re looking for a nighttime spring fragrance.

Toy Boy by Moschino short description:

  • Sharp, rosey, floral scent
  • Concentration: eau de parfum (EDP)
  • Longevity on average: 10-12 hours
  • Projection longevity: 5-6 hours
  • Projection in distance: 4-6 feet
  • Sillage: very strong!
  • Price: amazing!

15. Montblanc Individuel

It’s not often that you get a sweet fragrance that’s perfect for spring, and in this case, Individual by Montblanc definitely earns the spot.

The Individual was made by Pierre Bourdon back in 2003, and Montblanc is still producing it which means only one thing – people LOVE it!

And it’s true. Guys and gals, teens and adults, everyone loves how clean and beautiful Individual smells.

There are dozen of notes in this fragrance but the best way to describe it is with the words of Jeremy Fragrance “fresh fabric softener with a touch of sweet raspberry”.

I don’t often quote Jeremy, but he is completely right when he described it because it’s exactly that – fresh fabric softener with a sweet raspberry touch.

Even though the scent is absolutely beautiful, and to some it smells better than any fragrance above it on this list, we just couldn’t put it any higher due to weak performance.

If weak performance doesn’t matter to you, and you don’t mind applying it multiple times during the day, Individuel will most certainly work amazing for you as your spring fragrance.

Individual by Montblanc short description:

  • Fruity, sweet, fresh, clean scent
  • Concentration: eau de toilette (EDT)
  • Longevity on average: 3-6 hours
  • Projection longevity: 1-2 hours
  • Projection in distance: 2-3 feet
  • Sillage: moderate
  • Price: amazing!

16. Parfums de Marly Galloway

Right after I speak of a fragrance with poor performance I have to put the best right after it, just so you know there’s more to come!

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Galloway was released in 2014 and it left quite the impression on people – just like Parfums de Marly likes it.

Very simple note pyramid, yet so well blended and mixed.

When you spray it, it opens with a combination of pepper and citruses which lasts for about 30 minutes. Right after that, top notes connect transform into a floral scent combined with white musk which pretty much sticks all the way.

Over time, white musk becomes the main note to lead other accords, so if you are a fan of white musk then you’ll most certainly love Galloway.

Some people reported that is smells like chemicals, like expensive toilette cleaner but honestly, I don’t see any comparison with that – unless they are using white musk to clean their bathroom.

Galloway is a beautiful scent that definitely is worth buying for spring daytimes and its performances are amazing in terms of longevity – it was simply unimaginable not to put it among the best spring fragrances for men!

I got it in 2017, and I still got it in my collection. I personally use it for formal meetings during spring, but I’m pretty sure it will work well even in open space parties.

Even though it’s declared as unisex and women can wear it, the reason behind it being on this list is that fits men much better than women.

Galloway by Parfum de Marly short description:

  • Musky, powdery, fresh scent
  • Concentration: eau de parfum (EDP)
  • Longevity on average: 10-12 hours
  • Projection longevity: 4-6 hours
  • Projection in distance: 3-5 feet
  • Sillage: huge!
  • Price: good

17. Bvlgari Wood Neroli

Wood Neroli is a fine piece of art made in 2019 by well-known fresh fragrance perfumer Alberto Morillas for the designer house Bvlgari.

Neroli is a bitter blossom from the orange tree and it’s the first thing you smell when you spray Wood Neroli. However, I’d say it more has a lemon vibe than orange.

Try smelling the lemon or even tasting it – that should be the same bitterness neroli smells like.

It’s beautiful how Wood Neroli goes down from bitter neroli to woody notes combined with orange blossom flower.

Even though the scent is great, I didn’t have much of performance out of it, but it’s definitely an amazing spring daytime fragrance that will surely give you a lot of compliments.

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I love to wear it when I go to grab a coffee with a friend during the daytime, or even in the office. It’s not aggressive, it doesn’t steal focus from people (that much) and it surely deserves to be on this list as one of the best spring fragrances for men.

Wood Neroly by Bvlgari short description:

  • Citrusy, woody, fresh spicy scent
  • Concentration: eau de parfum (EDP)
  • Longevity on average: 6-8 hours
  • Projection longevity: 2-3 hours
  • Projection in distance: 2-3 feet
  • Sillage: moderate
  • Price: amazing!

18. Vodka on the Rocks by Kilian

When creating Vodka on the Rocks, Kilian had “an idea to create a scent that would give you the olfactive impression of vodka cold by ice” (1).

He said it would be easier if he picked some other liquor, but vodka was challenging because obviously vodka has no smell to it. The goal was to make a refreshing scent as you can almost smell the ice in the glass.

And he pulled it off with a help of perfumer Sidonie Lancesseur.

Vodka on the Rocks smells like a play of warm and fresh spices, and it definitely gives that cooling effect that is provided by aldehydes.

The opening starts with a strong mix of coriander and cardamon and it dries down to ambroxan base.

Performance is just like with any Kilian fragrance – an absolute beast!

Definitely an amazing piece of art by Kilian, and definitely a well-deserved spot on the list of best spring fragrances “for him”.

Vodka on the Rocks by Kilian short description:

  • Fresh, aromatic, cooling scent
  • Concentration: eau de parfum (EDP)
  • Longevity on average: 10-12 hours
  • Projection longevity: 4-5 hours
  • Projection in distance: 4-5 feet
  • Sillage: very strong!
  • Price: ok

19. Creed Aventus Cologne

Some like it, some say Creed just wanted to make more money by creating an easier alternative to Aventus, and some said it’s the best spring fragrance ever.

To me personally, nothing spectacular, literally an easier Aventus in the bottle.

The opening starts just like with Aventus, pineapple note but mixed with mandarin orange. The drydown is not that smokey and musky – it’s rather lighter and goes to birch and white musk.

People were mostly disappointed with Aventus Cologne, but most of those people were long-term Aventus fans, and it’s reasonable that they expected more. However, if you didn’t try Aventus before, and you just want a good Creed spring scent that will get you a ton of compliments from ladies, then this is your go-to.

It’s a safe, non-offensive, and easy-to-wear fragrance. Performance is decent, even though for the price it should have been a lot better. Many YouTubers placed it among the best spring fragrances for men, so that’s also partially why it’s here – I always respect my colleagues’ opinions!

Also, don’t get mistaken – even though it’s called Aventus Cologne, concentration is not eau de cologne but Eau de parfum.

Aventus Cologne by Creed short description:

  • Citrusy, woody, light scent
  • Concentration: eau de parfum (EDP)
  • Longevity on average: 6-7 hours
  • Projection longevity: 3-4 hours
  • Projection in distance: 3-4 feet
  • Sillage: moderate
  • Price: overpriced

20. Zadig & Voltaire This is Love for Men

Last but most certainly not least on our list is This is Love for Him, a fragrance created by Nathalie Lorson in 2020 for the house of Zadig & Voltaire.

This is Love for him is a very simple yet very beautiful scent, and notes pyramid has only 3 ingredients – bergamot on the top, orange blossom in the heart, and sandalwood in the base.

Sandalwood is definitely most present here, right after the blast of bergamot from the opening passes, and it fits perfectly in this combination to spring days.

Very nice, easy to wear, everyday spring fragrance. Performance can be better, but at this cost, it’s totally acceptable!

This is Love for Him by Zadig & Voltaire short description:

  • The simple, fresh, woody, citrusy scent
  • Concentration: eau de toilette (EDT)
  • Longevity on average: 5-7 hours
  • Projection longevity: around 2 hours
  • Projection in distance: 2-3 feet
  • Sillage: moderate
  • Price: amazing!

How To Choose The Best Spring Fragrance For You?

Choosing the best spring fragrance for yourself can be quite the task if you didn’t smell any of these.

Of course, the best option would be if you can go to the store and try some of these out. If you do that, just make sure to spray it on your skin instead of on the blotter, because that way you will be able to see how does it actually performs and dries down on you. Spray or two on your wrists will do just the thing.

Go after some errands or go home, and “monitor” how the fragrance is performing. If you like it, right away or after some time, just go back and buy it.

In the end, it all comes down to what you like. Never wear a fragrance you don’t like – it will just make you grumpy and tense all the time because the smell you don’t like will follow you wherever you go.

On the other hand, if you are buying online make sure to check out the detailed reviews. It’s impossible to imagine exactly how something smells which is why I try to describe it as much as I can, especially in detailed reviews. But in the end, you just can’t know for sure.

If the review says that the fragrance is “safe” or “fougere” then you’ll probably like it, because that means it’s likable and easy to wear.

Besides liking the fragrance, it’s very important that you figure out what you actually need a fragrance for? Work? Club? Date night? Movie night?

There are all occasion/all-season fragrances and some of them are here (i.e. Dior Sauvage, or Prada Amber Pour Homme) and they fit most of the needs, but if you really want something to stick out, then go with more aggressive ones. Search for fragrances that describe the environment you need and you’ll get there.

What are Spring Scents?

Spring scents are mostly fresh, green, aromatic and light woody scents and those are the ones you want to look for when buying a spring fragrance.

Fresh spices like ginger, cardamom, and coriander work beautifully during spring days, but also citrus notes like mandarin, lemon, grapefruit, and orange blossom work amazing.

Spring is a fresh start, a time when nature wakes up, and when trees and flowers start blooming again. The weather becomes a bit warmer, and the environment starts to get green again.

That is also a perfect description of the fragrance you should wear during spring – light, fresh and green.

Summary

Winter has passed just like heavy, sweet, and warm spicy scents. It’s time for something fresh!

We made this list of the top 20 best spring fragrances for men and did our best to review them – I personally used all of them and I’m sure that among these there are at least 4 to 5 that you will absolutely love because they are truly the best.

Bear in mind that even though some of the fragrances have my personal touch and description, I did my best to provide facts so you can actually know what to expect.

These fragrances will give you compliments and I couldn’t recommend them more for spring 2022!

Did you try some of these out?

Let me know in the comments!

Cheers!