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Cologne has a higher alcohol content and less aromatic compounds than EDT, I believe 8% or less.
Many fragrances come in a cologne concentration. Guerlain made a cologne concentration of all their older fragrances, Shalimar, Mitsouko etc. along with scented hair lotions, nice! As did Rochas, Caron and Chanel.
It has nothing to do with gender. Eau de Cologne is a citrus style fragrance, originating in Cologne, Germany. This proved so popular the idea was taken up by other perfumeurs, Guerlain, amongst others. Last edited by smellsogood (2012-08-31 07:07:24)