The thing about buying a man cologne as a holiday gift is that there’s really no true way to verify that the recipient will actually like it without, you know, giving the whole thing away. Which is why it’s so important to be as considerate as possible when you’re selecting a scent to wrap up for the holidays. Everything from your his unique personality to where he might end up wearing the scent should bear on your decision.
Fortunately, some of our favorite fashion and fragrance houses are offering compelling new and classic scents that can serve as the bedrock of anyone’s grooming rotation. From Celine’s new fragrance collection unveiled to great fanfare earlier this year to time-tested scents like Chanel Pour Monsieur and Acqua di Parma Colonia, you can’t go wrong with one of the 10 scents below.