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5 Expensive Men's Colognes That Are Worth It

Elevate your perfume with these luxury colognes. Yes, they're expensive (and, if you're strapped for cash, we've selected the most affordable grooming products for men). But think of it as the difference between a bespoke suit and an off-the-shelf suit, or an exotic sports car and a regular sedan. Even big spenders should be warned: a few ounces can be very expensive. Like fine wine, juice takes a lot of work to make. First, a perfume house comes up with a concept. Next, they may commission a superstar perfumer. Finally, they create a masterpiece using rare and fragile natural ingredients. Spend a little extra on these special colognes and you won't smell like a regular person.

Clive Christian No. 1 Perfume Spray for Men

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The scent is recognized by Guinness World Records as the world's most expensive perfume. Christian becomes the guardian of The Crown Perfumery, originally founded in 1872. Inspired by its heritage, he sets out to restore it and bring it back to its glory. His principle is "first design - the best possible - then cost." His collection of six fragrances is made with the finest essential oils and precious natural ingredients. None of the ingredients are considered too rare or too expensive. This is an oriental amber fragrance with top notes of bergamot, lime, Sicilian mandarin, cardamom, nutmeg and thyme. The middle notes are lily of the valley, rose, jasmine, ylang ylang and heavenly mustard. Base notes are cedar, sandalwood, vetiver, amber wood and vanilla.

Royal Mayfair by The House of Creed

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House of Creed was founded by James Creed in 1760 to provide the English court with bespoke clothing, scented leather gloves, and specially tailored perfumes. In 1920, Tabarome Millesime Perfume was concocted for Winston Churchill. In 1948, Vetiver was designed and worn for President John F. Kennedy. Green Irish Tweed is rumored to be a favorite of Clint Eastwood, Robert Redford and Russell Crowe, although it was originally designed for Cary Grant. The brand's 4,000-year-old signature infusion technique makes The House of Creed a timeless and modern perfumery. Their latest luxury fragrance debuted last month. Commissioned by the Duke of Windsor after eighty years, the fragrance has been renamed Royal Mayfair in celebration of the famous British royal who is synonymous with adventure in life, love and style. Top notes include English gin, Jamaican lime and a hint of Scots pine. The middle note is a carefully selected fragrant Duke of Windsor rose and the base note is Bahamian orange, Canadian cedar and Australian eucalyptus.

Tom Ford Tobacco Oud Eau De Parfum

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Talk about a clothing icon. Fortune magazine quoted famed fashion designer Tom Ford as saying that ebony is "one of the most fascinating ingredients in a perfumer's palette." Ebony, a Southeast Asian tree described as opulent, rich and addictive, turns into a resinous-scented wood when it is infected with molds characteristic of this particular evergreen plant. It's very rare. Make sense of why this ingredient appears in three different Tom Ford Private Blend perfumes. Aromatic tobacco, precious incense wood resin and smoky aromatic tobacco intertwine to create a captivating scent inspired by 'Dokha', a mixture of herbs, flowers and spiced tobacco.

Ambre Topkapi

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Renowned perfumer Pierre Bourdon has exclusively formulated this fragrance for Parfums MDCI Paris. Bourdon is considered one of the most innovative and eclectic perfumers of our time. His olfactory successes and collaborations are endless, with Canali, Davidoff, Dior, Salvatore Ferragamo and Yves Saint Laurent just the tip of the iceberg. This particular fragrance is designed to embody strength, power and wealth. Its blend feels expensive, with top notes of bergamot, grapefruit, pineapple, cardamom, cinnamon, ginger, thyme, absinthe, and lavender. Middle notes: lily of the valley, jasmine, violet. Finishing notes: oak foam, patchouli, vetiver, mahogany, sandalwood, raspberry, Darjeeling tea, amber, vanilla and musk.

Byredo Russell Westbrook Eau De Parfum

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Smell like a player with Byredo's collaboration with NBA star Russell Westbrook. Ben Gorham, creative director and founder of Byredo, explains his inspiration: "On the court, Russell is one of the greatest competitors I've ever met. Off the court, I found him to be humble and down-to-earth. I tried to capture that contrasting energy in this fragrance." It doesn't hurt that Gorham himself was a professional basketball player. Top notes are gin and osmanthus, middle notes are black violet and tobacco, and the base is Haitian vetiver and suede.