7 Best English Laundry Colognes for Men

Updated August 2021

Everyday

Arrogant

Editor's Pick

Cambridge Knight

Evening

Oxford Bleu

How We Found the Best English Laundry Colognes

5 Experts Interviewed

7 Fragrances Tested

Top 7 Picks

Liam Carson

Liam Carson

If you’re a fan of luxurious men’s English designer formal shirts, cuffs, or sportswear, then you must have heard of English Laundry by Christopher Wick. Based in England, the center of refinement, class, and royalty. This fragrance line has built a formidable presence within the fashion industry.

 

Many people associate this brand with clothes and fashion accessories but, little do they know that English Laundry also has a nose for colognes. With fragrances that are to die for, this brand is a real gem in the fragrance industry.

 

Once you get your hands on some of these fragrances, you’ll be eager to make space in your collection to add more!

 

We understand you are unique and have your preferences so, we would love to help you pick the best English laundry perfume for you with this review. Read on and enjoy!

Summary List

English Laundry Fragrances Ranked by Cologne Critic

Editor's Pick

Best Overall English Laundry Cologne - Cambridge Knight

Why we chose it

For the knights in shining armour, this is your cologne. Cambridge Knight takes you on an enchanting journey from spray to dry down. It is a complete package with a blend of sensual, warm, secure, and velvety notes. It leaves you thirsty for more Cambridge Knight action.

 

As one of the best English laundry colognes, it has perfectly blended perfume notes to keep you smelling great while increasing your confidence. The soldier top notes are a magical blend of blackcurrant, grapefruit, lily, and musk with a twist of sea notes.

 

The defending heart notes are the warm allures of guaiac wood, bay leaf, and jasmine that help the cologne heroically transition into a manly, sensual, and cedarwood base.

 

These notes give Cambridge Knight its powerful projection and more than impressive longevity! Although the woody notes may be too intense for work, your special date would feel protected and safe in your presence. You can also chuck it in your gym and travel bags for the best experience on the go. You can never tell where you will need to save the day with your signature scent.

Main Accords

  • Woody
  • Aromatic
  • Fresh Spicy

Everyday

Premium Cologne - English Laundry Arrogant

Our Take

This cologne is for the man who knows what he wants. A potent scent, it works to leave you smelling confident, sophisticated, and fresh. Like many of our favorite scents in this list, Arrogant is a woody and aromatic cologne. It helps you smell manly and enticing all day long.

 

Arrogant is a careful, measured, and calculated mix of bergamot, cedar, sandalwood, coriander, and amber with a twist of sexy lavender. It is for the man who craves the adrenalin rush in adventures, dares to be different, and loves to dominate anywhere and anytime.

 

Remember that date you have coming up? With a light spritz of Arrogant on your pulse points, you will have your partner in awe of your presence. Going to the gym? Chuck it in your gym bag and become the centre of the room with your alluring smell. It is almost impossible to go wrong with this arrogant long-lasting fragrance.

Main Accords

  • Floral
  • Woody
  • Aromatic

Evening

Best Evening Scent - English Laundry Oxford Bleu

Our Take

If you need a mix of woody and floral with a twist of fresh scents, get yourself some Oxford Bleu. This scent gives sophistication a whole new meaning. It opens with the clean and citrusy burst of grapefruit, mint, and green apple.

 

As it dries down, it becomes warmer and more aromatic with the geranium, iris, and tonka bean middle notes. To give it that manly, woody, and floral scent, vetiver, oakmoss, vanilla, and sandalwood notes are blended in the base.

 

This cologne is perfect for those late evening get-togethers, date nights, movie nights, and other fun evening or late-night activities. With its powerful projection, it draws everyone’s attention in the room to you. Even better, you get to keep their attention for up to 12 solid hours! If you have not already, get yourself some Bleu magic!

Main Accords

  • Woody
  • Balsamic
  • Powdery

Windsor Pour Homme

Our Take

Windsor Pour Homme is a perfect blend of woody and manly fragrances. Its composition of spicy, fruity, and citrusy notes will make you stand out from the crowd and stand tall among your peers. It is for the reserved gentleman who loves attention, luxury, and class.

 

This cologne invites the rich history of Windsor to your skin. While Christopher was walking through London’s streets, he got the inspiration to blend together the complex notes that compose Windsor Pour Homme.

 

At the first spritz, it opens with the fruity smells of pineapple, blackberry, and green apple. This transcends into the warm heart notes of ambergris, juniper, patchouli, and bergamot. Finally, the sexy and sensual base notes of oakmoss, vanilla, jasmine, and musk take to the stage as the cologne dries down.

 

If you’ve been looking for an office assistant, this cologne will serve you well. It lasts for long hours on end so, it keeps you smelling fresh and sexy from nine to five! You can spice up your exotic getaways, date nights, and movie nights with this cologne. You will not regret it!

Main Accords

  • Woody
  • Aromatic
  • Warm Spicy

Notting Hill

Our Take

Hopeless romantics get over here: There is a cologne just for you! English Laundry Notting Hill will enhance your romantic and loving nature. Its woody and floral fragrance will put you in the good books of that boss everyone seems to be so afraid of.

 

With Notting Hill, your confidence and self-esteem will blossom and outshine your peers’. Be prepared to walk the streets boldly smelling of the class and affluence Notting Hill is known for. The fresh and citrusy top notes of lime, bergamot, and lemon will teleport you into an exotic beach filled with fresh fruits, trees, and drinks.

 

The spicy middle notes of pepper and jasmine add life and spice to your exotic beach experience. To seal this effect, the cologne dries down to a sexy, manly, and woody base of musk, cedar, amber, and sandalwood.

 

For up to 12 solid hours, you get to smell fresh, sexy, and alluring! Still sceptical about getting a bottle? Remember, you only live once, so you need to smell like a million bucks and make jaws drop for as long as you can!

Main Accords

  • Citrus
  • Woody
  • Fresh Spicy

Royal Aqua

Our Take

Imagine the elegant waves of the seas and oceans. How would you like to exude such confidence and class in your stride and presence? We know how much you love being the centre of attraction so, we would like to introduce you to one of the best colognes in the collection, English Laundry Royal Aqua!

 

With a name like this, there is no reason why you shouldn’t make this your signature scent. For the royalty in the house who demands nothing less than dignity and respect, Royal Aqua is determined to serve you well and quench your thirst for quality!

 

At the first spritz, this cologne holds you hostage with the exciting and refreshing top notes of ginger, lavender, basil leaf, watermint, and pepper. For the royal effect, it dries down to the fresh and enticing heart notes of incense, coriander, lotus flower, and cedar leaf.

 

To give you that royal aura for hours on end, it has the sexy, woody, and exotic notes of sandalwood, musk, violet leaf, and iris as its base. Apart from its impressive longevity, it is also very versatile. So, you can take Royal Aqua with you on any occasion! This cologne is a must-have for your show-stopping collection!

Main Accords

  • Citrus
  • Woody
  • Aromatic

Tahitian Waters

Our Take

You must have heard about the paradise that is Tahiti. Exotic islands, white sand beaches, beautiful blue lagoons, and other magnificent landscapes are a million and one reasons for you to make Tahiti the venue for your next getaway.

 

Better yet, you can travel to the beautiful blue lagoons and other Tahitian Waters right now. Christopher thought to bring you this vacation in a cologne bottle, so, as you take a whiff of the first spritz, you get teleported into the magnificent beauty of this faraway island.

 

The fresh top notes of orange, lime, coconut, and bergamot set you down beside the sea of the exotic Tahitian white sand beach. As the cologne dries down, the rich ylang-ylang and jasmine heart notes take you to the magnificent Tahitian gardens. Finally, the sweet and sexy base notes of cedar and brown sugar make your journey to the beautiful waters of Tahiti sweet and memorable.

 

To take your date, friends at the gym, bar, and office on this beautiful journey, you know what to do. Grab all the bottles you can for an exciting trip to Tahiti.

Main Accords

  • Citrus
  • Sweet
  • Coconut

Expert Tips

At the age of 22, Christopher Wick started to make a name for himself in the fashion and beauty industry. He became a full-time designer for a well-known English brand and helped them build a more reputable voice in their industry. The passion he gained for clothing accessories and wears stayed with him for the rest of his career.

 

Eventually, he ventured into sportswear production, which was in more demand at the time, and of course, he did well here. His passion, and frankly, obsession with fashion, beauty, and his hometown, Manchester, led him to make distinctive and unique designs that did not go unnoticed by establishments like the Fashion Industry Guild.

 

He won numerous awards before launching this stellar brand. In no time, English Laundry became the talk of the beauty and fashion industry! 

 

When he added the brand’s fragrance line, it spread through the industry like wildfire, and is still growing to this day! 

 

English Laundry by Christopher Wick is the perfect example of a brand that grew from pure passion and has stayed strong and dependable over the years. We trust the English Laundry brand to deliver quality, so it’s only right we bring this brand to your attention. Go out and grab some today!

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