9 best summer fragrances for men 2024: fresh, citrus and ocean-inspired scents

From Dolce & Gabbana to Tom Ford, here are the best men’s colognes and aftershaves for this summer

Men's summer fragrances 2024
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It’s summer 2024, and now that the warmer weather is finally making an appearance, it’s time to find a new signature scent for the season.

Where female summer fragrances tend to dial up the florals, men’s summer colognes tend to focus on fresh and zesty tones, with hints of herbs and sea salt to evoke images of the woods and ocean.

Whether you’re looking for something for yourself or a gift for your husband, father or male figure in your life, I’ve found the best men’s fragrances for summer 2024, including classic colognes and newer releases from the likes of Hugo Boss, Dolce & Gabbana, Tom Ford and more.

Best men's summer colognes and aftershaves 2024

Bethan Girdler-Maslen
Home Editor

Beth is Home Editor for T3, looking after style, living and wellness. From the comfiest mattresses to what strange things you can cook in an air fryer, Beth covers sleep, yoga, smart home, coffee machines, grooming tools, fragrances, gardening and much more. If it's something that goes in your house, chances are Beth knows about it and has the latest reviews and recommendations! She's also in the know about the latest deals and discount codes from top brands and retailers.

Having always been passionate about writing, she’s written for websites, newspapers and magazines on a variety of topics, from jewellery and culture, to food and telecoms. You can find her work across numerous sites, including Wedding Ideas Magazine, Health & Wellbeing, The Bristol Post, Fashion & Style Directory, TechRadar, CreativeBloq and more. In her spare time, Beth enjoys running, reading, baking and attempting craft projects that will probably end in disaster!