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What Cologne Does David Beckham Wear?

In the realm of sports and style, a name stands as  timeless charisma—David Beckham. As a global soccer icon, fashion mogul, and philanthropist, Beckham has conquered the worlds of both athletics and high-end fashion. From his remarkable achievements on the pitch  to his dapper presence in the fashion industry, Beckham has solidified himself as not just a player but a game-changer. So, what cologne does David Beckham wear?

Speaking to GQ magazine, David Beckham mentioned that he loves grapefruit and pepper. Luckily, he launched Homme( EDT Spray) in 2011 that has top notes of Sichuan Pepper, Ginger and Citruses, middle notes of Cashmere Wood, Leather and Rosemary and base notes of Mahogany, Musk and Patchouli. It has an Impressive longevity of 7-10 hours and can be worn for all occasions including BBQs, pool parties, or shindig. He also wears Pure instincts that has afresh scent with the bottom notes of Tobacco, Virginia Cedar and Oakmoss. These two scents are made for both the modern and classic man.

If you’ve ever yearned to exude the confidence, style, and allure of David Beckham, you’re in the right place.  This blog post will review Beckham’s go-to colognes, sileage, performance and longevity. Matter of fact, if you have ever wanted to wear a David Beckham fragrance, this is it!

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Beckham’s Go-To: 10 perfumes David Beckham Wears and Why:

1)David Beckham Pure Instinct Eau De Toilette Spray for Men

FeatureDetails
Release Date2009
Top Notes Cardamom, Pepper, Citruses and Grapefruit
Middle Notes Lavender, Rosemary and Sage
Bottom NotesTobacco, Virginia Cedar and Oakmoss
Longevity5-7 hours
SeasonSummer/Warmer Weather
Value for Money10/10

Pure Instincts cologne checks all your boxes for what a good fragrance should be, and the creative genius behind it is none other than Maurice Roucel. It is a fragrance you should be wearing—an authentic modern cologne for the modern man that you are.

Now, let’s get into it. Pure Instinct boasts earthy, woody notes that give it a unique and confident vibe. When you first open it, it is very pleasant—a kickstart to your day with a burst of freshness.

The top notes of Cardamom, Pepper, Citruses, and Grapefruit create a balanced blend that’s as a cool breeze.

Talking about freshness, the bottom notes featuring Virginia Cedar and Oakmoss hit the sweet spot—subtle and not overpowering, making it ideal for the typical summer/warmer weather vibe, reminiscent of beach days and good times.

When you roll with this EDT concentration, Pure Instinct delivers. You’re looking at 5-7 hours of longevity—a solid companion for your day or night out.

Now, where does this cologne shine? It’s the ultimate multitasker, perfect for:

  • Casual Day Outings: From brunch to a ball game, it’s your go-to.
  • Beach Escapades: Coastal vibes with a touch of class.
  • Evening Soirees: Adds a dash of sophistication to your night.
  • Summer Celebrations: Ideal for BBQs, pool parties, and rooftop shindigs.
  • Date Nights: Impress with a scent that leaves a lasting impression.

And here’s the kicker—it mixes well with your body chemistry. If you’re aiming to smell like David Beckham, this is the one.

Grab Pure Instinct, rock that confident vibe, and own every room you walk into. Your signature scent, perfected.

2) David Beckham Homme( EDT Spray)

FeatureDetails
Release Date2011
Top NotesSichuan Pepper, Ginger and Citruses
Middle Notes Cashmere Wood, Leather and Rosemary
Bottom NotesMahogany, Musk and Patchouli
Longevity7-10
SeasonAll Seasons
Value for Money10/10

Another fragrance David Beckham wears is this cologne .

It is literally the bomb. During an interview with GQ, Beckham mentioned that he loves grapefruit and pepper.

And , guess what? Pierre Negrin, a French perfumist crafted it with all the ingredients David Beckham loves. If you’re not wearing this, you’re missing out, seriously.

Homme David Beckham, now rolling as Classic Homme, hit the scene back in 2011. It’s been around, and let me tell you, it’s got people talking. David Beckham did magic on this.  

It is warm-spicy with  bursts of citrus notes as open notes that are evident when you first pop it open. It is total pleasant vibes.

Speaking of notes- the top notes(Sichuan Pepper, Ginger, and Citruses) with a dash of Grapefruit—create this chill, welcoming scent.

And oh, the freshness game is noticeable. The bottom notes with a hint of Patchouli, Musk, and Leather are subtle but in a good way.

It’s that perfect summer feel, like catching those beachy vibes without even trying. yes, you can also wear it for winter. 

Now, let’s talk endurance. Whether it’s the EDT or EDP vibe, we’re talking 6-8 hours of serious staying power.

This cologne is the real MVP for any occasion such as :

  1. Casual Hangs: Brunch, shopping, or just chillin’ with the squad.
  2. Beach Days: Ride those coastal vibes with a splash of sophistication.
  3. Night Moves: Level up your night out with some serious swagger.
  4. Summer Bash: BBQs, pool parties, or any outdoor shindig, you’re covered.
  5. Date Night Magic: Leave ’em swooning with a scent that speaks volumes.

And here’s the deal-sealer—Homme David Beckham, now Classic Homme, also vibes with your over all body  chemistry( another pro perk).

If you’re aiming for that Beckham aura, this is your secret sauce. Snag this cologne dude.

3) Infinite Aqua (EDP Spray Unisex Fragrance)

This unisex fragrance is the ultimate floral fruity goodness for both my girls and guys out there. Infinite Aqua smells like  those salty aquatic feels with a citrus punch.

You are  looking at a solid 5-7 hours of this unisex fragrance. Perfect for all seasons, this fragrance is literally a mood.

Whether you’re vibing with the winter chill or soaking up the summer sun, Infinite Aqua is here to keep you smelling like a dream.

Can I wear it for spring too? You may ask. Well, Infinite Aqua can be worn during any season of the year especially late spring and midsummer. Day or night, whether you’re hustling at work or living your best vacay life, this scent has got you covered.

Sure, it’s an Eau de Parfum, but it keeps it lowkey – think discreet sillage and longevity.  If you’re all about those delicate, airy, and harmonious vibes, this one’s a must.

It’s the kind of perfume that keeps things intimate without being all in your face. So, my loves, if you’re into feeling fresh and effortlessly chic, Infinite Aqua is your new BFF in the fragrance game.

4) Intimately Beckham( EDT Spray)

FeatureDetails
Release Date2006
Top Notes Cardamom, Bergamot and Grapefruit
Middle NotesNutmeg, Violet and Star Anise
Bottom NotesSandalwood, Amber and Patchouli
Longevity3-5 hours
SeasonVersatile (Spring, Summer, Fall)
Value for Money9/10

Let’s cut to the chase fellas – Intimately Beckham Men is no joke. It’s not just a perfume; it’s a champion, bagging the FiFi Award for Fragrance Of The Year Men’s Popular Appeal 2008 and Best Packaging Men’s Popular Appeal 2008( Source).

This cologne? It’s the epitome of what a sporty, manly fragrance should be. If it’s good enough for Beckham, it’s good enough for you.

Pay attention. The earthy, woody notes  hit the right spots.  Crack open that bottle, and boom – it’s like a breath of fresh air.

Top notes of Cardamom, Bergamot, and Grapefruit take the lead, very noticeable. And those bottom notes? Sandalwood, Amber, and Patchouli – subtle, not overpowering, just the right touch.

It’s the scent of summer, bringing beach memories flooding back.

Let’s talk about the elephant in the room- Performance. You will get  a decent 3-5 hours.

Okay, it’s a bit of a bummer that it doesn’t linger forever, but come on, the aroma is so good that you might just forgive it. But, if it is a serious deal breaker for, here’s are proven ways to make your perfume last longer.

If you’re cool with a short-lived scent ,get this one. It also perfect for all occasions; rocking casual or formal vibes, day or night, no matter the season.

And let me spill the tea – my uncle hooked me up with this gem. Warm, smooth, with a hint of fruity goodness.

The best part? It won’t break the bank. So yeah, you bet I’m rocking this without hesitation. Affordable, fabulous, and Beckham-approved. Get YOURS!

5) David Beckham Respect ( EDT Spray)

FeatureInformation
Release Date2017
Top NotesGrapefruit, Pink Pepper and Watermelon
Middle NotesLavender, Basil and Cardamom
Bottom NotesPatchouli, Oakmoss, Vetiver
LongevityApproximately 3 hours
SeasonIdeal for warmer seasons
Value for Money7/10

Are you looking for a cologne that effortlessly blends style and functionality, especially for your gym sessions? Look no further than Respect by David Beckham.

Respect is a real gem when it comes to scent. It’s not just good; it’s great, especially for the younger crowd seeking a dynamic fragrance for various occasions.

The magic happens when you reach for it before hitting the gym or navigating your everyday hustle.

How about its longevity? Well, lasting for only about 3 hours, it’s a fleeting experience. But here’s the catch – it’s totally worth it if you’re after that instant boost of freshness

I’ve been searching for a gym fragrance and Respect by David Beckham caught my attention for its vibrant, youthful appeal.

As someone who frequents the gym, I appreciate a cologne that doesn’t overpower but leaves a memorable trace.

Respect hits the right notes( Pink Pepper, lavender, oakmoss, grapefruit) – it’s  okay for gym, making it my top choice for pre and post-workout rituals.

While it may not boast marathon-level longevity, the fleeting freshness it brings to the table aligns perfectly with my on-the-go lifestyle.

There’s an art to smelling good briefly, and Respect has mastered it.

Whether it’s a quick confidence boost before a meeting or a subtle fragrance touch throughout the day, this cologne has become a staple in my routine.  

Respect is a dynamic companion that complements the rhythm of a fast-paced, active life.

6) David Beckham Classic Blue( EDT Spray for Men)

FeatureInformation
Release Date2014
Top NotesPineapple, Violet Leaf and Grapefruit
Middle NotesApple, Clary Sage and Geranium
Bottom NotesCashmere Wood, Moss and Patchouli
Longevity4-5 Hours
SeasonSpring, Summer
Value for Money9/10

I first smelt this cologne on my little bro, thinking it was my go-to, Invictus Legend.

To my amazement, he revealed it was none other than David Beckham Classic Blue – It caught my attention.

Classic Blue, released in 2014 and crafted by Jean-Christophe Hérault and Aurelien Guichard, is a fruity-salty aquatic delight. It’s initial notes of Pineapple, Violet Leaf, and Grapefruit create a unique blend, followed by Apple, Clary Sage, and Geranium, with a grounding base of Cashmere Wood, Moss, and Patchouli.

My bro’s performance with Classic Blue is commendable – not a powerhouse I must say, but certainly noticeable.

Standing next to him, the scent lingers and smells absolutely great, showcasing its moderate projection. It’s a fragrance that doesn’t fade into the background.

As an adult building a fragrance collection, Classic Blue marks my inaugural review and secures a solid spot in my lineup.

It’s a fantastic value – smelling great at an incredibly reasonable price. While the projection  is moderate , the fragrance sticks to clothes, offering prolonged enjoyment, especially when applied to shirts.

If you are one that thinks about budget, worry not as Classic Blue give s you  a bang for the buck .

The scent, though not overwhelming, strikes the right balance – nice, fruity, and fresh. This cologne is solid. 

In a world of expensive and overly priced  fragrances, Classic Blue stands out as a wallet-friendly gem that doesn’t compromise on quality and sileage.

7) David Beckham The Essence( EDT Spray for Men)

FeatureInformation
Release Date2012
Top NotesGrapefruit, Violet Leaf and Lavender
Middle NotesApple, Pineapple and Cardamom
Bottom NotesKashmir wood, Patchouli and Tonka Bean
LongevityModerate
SeasonAll Seasons
Value for Money9/10

I’m a fan of clean scents, steering clear of overpowering musky fragrances. David Beckham’s The Essence hits the sweet spot with its right subtle yet classy aroma.

It has the essence of a refined personality, akin to a wealthy and sophisticated gentleman who owns a a private jet.

The fragrance starts off with a base of patchouli, cashmere wood, and tonka, offering a robust, woodsy aroma. Complemented by notes of grapefruit and lavender.

All these notes create a versatile cologne for the classic man.

Moreso, this Essence  Cologne is a blend of salty sea air and fruity citrus. While it may lack strong sillage and longevity, these characteristics contribute to its charm.

It’s not crafted for a night out aiming to be fun and actively seductive; instead, it’s the ideal companion for casual day outs, fun events or even light gym sessions.

The subtle projection ensures that when people come close, they’ll catch a whiff, leaving a pleasant impression without being overpowering. 

You’d love this! This fragrance isn’t a showstopper seeking compliments; rather, it subtly whispers, “that smells nice” to those in close proximity.

Perfect for shorter events lasting less than five hours, it may not be the choice for an all-day affair, but it excels in its intended domain.

Having owned a bottle for over 2 years, I can attest that it ages like fine wine, getting better with time. The Essence  by David Beckham is not just a fragrance; it’s a testament to choosing the right scent for the right occasion. Man, you should try it.

Other Colognes By David Beckham

8) David Beckham Classic ( EDT)

FeatureInformation
Release Date2013
Top NotesLime, Gin and Galbanum
Middle NotesMint, Cypress and Nutmeg
Bottom NotesAmber, Texas Cedar and Vetiver
Longevity3-5 Hours
SeasonIdeal for Summer, but versatile for other seasons
Value for Money7/10

9) Signature By Beckham ( EDT Spray)

FeatureInformation
Release Date2018
Top NotesSea water, Watermelon and Mandarin Orange
Middle NotesJuniper, Cypress and Lantana
Bottom Notes Oakmoss, Amber and Patchouli
Longevity2-3 Hours
SeasonAll Seasons
Value for Money6/10

10) Beckham Beyond Forever Eau de Toilette by David Beckham

FeatureInformation
Release Date2015
Top NotesMojito, Cardamom and Grapefruit
Middle Notes Black Pepper, Cedar and Geranium
Bottom NotesVanilla, Leather and Patchouli
Longevity7-8 Hours
SeasonAll Seasons
Value for Money9/10

What is the Most Popular David Beckham Fragrance?

Homme and Pure Instinct are Most Popular David Beckham Fragrances. Starting with Pure Instinct—this one brings the confident, earthy vibes.

Woody notes of Cardamom, Pepper, Citruses, and Grapefruit  that hit just right, creating a unique and bold aura. Homme—or as the OGs know it, Classic Homme has got that warm-spicy thing going on, with bursts of citrus notes that scream good vibes.

Whether you’re rocking the earthy cool of Pure Instinct or the classic charm of Homme, you’re tapping into the MVPs of Beckham’s scent game.

How to Smell Like David Beckham?

Image Source: The Mirror

To smell like David Beckham,  go for his iconic fragrances like Homme (Classic Homme), boasting warm-spicy bursts and citrus scents or go with  Pure Instinct, with nice earthy and woody notes for a unique, fresh aura.  

I recommend applying strategically—wrists, neck, and pulse points—for a lasting impression.

Final Thought

There you have it fellas, Thank you for your time and effort in reading this review. I have other reviews on sports celebrity fragrances and much love.

Check them out, you might discover a great scent that you may love. Peace, love and light to you.

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