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1. Polo Red cologne

Fresh grapefruit, spicy red saffron and red wood. $80, Ralph Lauren Fragrances. Macy’s,;

2. Swiss Army Steel cologne

Aquatic notes blend with a charismatic twist. $56, Victorinox. Victorinox Swiss Army, Monroe;

3. Bay Rum aftershave/cologne

Eucalyptus, cloves, and Caribbean spices. $50, St Johns Bay. Hutton’s Fine Menswear, J. Alden Clothiers, Essex;

4. La vie est belle Intensément perfume

Red iris and vanilla, with a floral, warm intensity. $99, Lancôme. Macy’s;

5. Coral perfume

Herbaceous with jasmine, peach, apple and Lily of the Valley. $70, St Johns Bay. Hutton’s Fine Menswear, Ridgefield; J. Alden Clothiers, Essex;

6. Idôle perfume

Citrus, rose, jasmine, white musks and vanilla. $99, Lancôme. Macy’s;

7. Pride Fierce cologne

Marine breeze, sandalwood and musk wood in an exclusive rainbow Pride bottle. $84. Abercrombie + Fitch, multiple Connecticut locations;

8. Swiss Army Eau Florale perfume

Crisp with floral accords and woody base notes. $56, Victorinox. Victorinox Swiss Army, Monroe;

9. Rosa Nobile perfume

Sicilian mandarin, Calabrian bergamot and pepper move to peony, violet and Lily of the Valley. $194, Acqua di Parma. The Perfect Provenance, Greenwich;

10. Rollerball perfume

Five scents in glass roll-on bottles. $20, Noon Design. Cinder + Salt, Middletown;

11. Little Bee solid perfume

Four scents are a blend of floral, citrus and earthy notes. $12 each, Little Bee of Connecticut. Queen Street Gifts, Newtown; South Britain Country Store, Southbury;

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