In a hurry to find a special gift for the man in your life but your budget is small? Here are some great cologne gift ideas, all under $50, that can solve your problems and provide your special someone with a great gift.
Caswell-Massey Men’s Fragrance Collection, 250th Anniversary Special Edition – Average Street Price $20
This collection is a great idea for the man who likes to have more options when it comes to cologne. You’ll get five great fragrances in this collection, including Number Six, Jockey Club, Tricorn, Greenbriar and Newport, many of which are perennial favorites. If you can’t decide which cologne to purchase, this is a great way to err on the side of caution and still find a great gift. As an extra bonus, none of these colognes are tested on animals or made of animal products.
Calvin Klein Crave Eau de Toilette Spray 1.3 fl oz (40 ml) – Average Street Price: $30
Calvin Klein has some of the best and most popular colognes for men, and Crave is no exception. The top notes are fruity and light, and include star flower, hydroponic palm leaf and fluorescent fresh accord. The heart notes provide the strength in this cologne, with basil leaves, coriander and white sage. To finish off the fragrance, it is anchored with sandalwood, white musk and nutmeg.
philosophy Amen Spray Cologne for Him 2 fl oz – Average Street Price: $35
philosophy has long been a favorite with women and they have finally come out with a scent for men. This cologne is citrus based and features a great blend of green tea, citrus accord with a strong base of sheer musk and sandalwood. Amen is subtle, and avoids being ostentatious. It is a perfect cologne for a man who wants to smell nice, without overpowering the room.
Claus Porto Musgo Real Cologne No. 3, Spiced Citrus 3.33 fl oz – Average Street Price: $32
This cologne comes in a hefty bottle that is nearly three times larger than the average bottle in this price range. It contains a citrus blend of lime balanced out with wood spices for a mysterious combination. Coriander and incense provide a powerful bottom note that completes this long-lasting cologne. Unlike many types of cologne, this is made in Portugal and features a company commitment against animal testing.
BVLGARI pour Homme Eau de Toilette Spray 1 fl oz – Average Street Price: $36
Bvlgari for Men mixed a masculine scent with lighter overtones that aren’t overpowering. An interesting mix of bergamot, darjeeling tea and water lily make up the top notes, while the heart notes include cardamom, rosewood and pepper for a spicy center. The bottom notes of transparent amber and musk give it substance, without a heavy base.
Rykiel Homme Grey Eau De Toilette Spray 2.5 fl oz – Average Street Price: $36
Rykiel for Men Grey is a woodsy scent that combines Yuzu, a Japanese flower with mandarin leaves and a hint of green apple. The heart notes include cinnamon, nutmeg and rose wood, which gives this cologne an interesting warmth. For the bottom notes, sandalwood, cedar wood and tonka provide a strong finish that manages to avoid being overpowering. This cologne is made in France and features a unique bottle design that resembles a tee-shirt.
Burberry for Men Eau de Toilette Natural Spray 1.7 fl oz – Average Street Price: $45
Pamper your man with cologne from Burberry that combines a crisp and classic scent with a little hint of mystery. The top notes combine bergamot with juniper, while the heart notes provide an inner foundation of jasmine, patchouli and pepper. The finish is completed with the intriguing scent of leather, mixed with amber and musk. This is a unique cologne that is a lasting favorite.