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"masculine" fragrances ?

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I never start threads but ....

I am thinking "masculine" like George C. Scott or Earnest Hemingway, Humphrey Bogart...that sort of thing.

I suspect there has to be an element of "dirt"--ie. work smells like wood shavings, leather, hempen cordage, tar or rough weather.

I am thinking of several that, for me, fit into this category:

Fumidus by Profumum--Scotch, tobacco maybe a little leather

Eau du Fier by Annick Goutal --wood smoke

Tabac Aurea by Sonoma Studios--tobacco

Fireside Intense " " --wood smoke

Yatagan by Caron...kind of

Dirty English by Juicy Couture

Any others?
 

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Originally Posted by Rambo
Equipage by Hermes - smells like wet tack that had been rolled around in by a wet dog and then pissed on by a cat. A real MAN'S fragrance.
I've heard good things about Equipage in terms of its notes but I've also heard that it doesn't last long or have much silage.
 

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Aramis Havana
Giorgio for Men
Le Labo Patchouli 24

... are three that immediately come to mind.

As for Hermes, I'll offer "Bel ami" as well.
 

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Originally Posted by DWFII
I've heard good things about Equipage in terms of its notes but I've also heard that it doesn't last long or have much silage.
Its a potent bastard, at least on me, but that's probably because I think it smells like shit.
 

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Originally Posted by DWFII
I've heard good things about Equipage in terms of its notes but I've also heard that it doesn't last long or have much silage.

I think Equipage had good longevity but tame sillage, but I ought to wear it again sometime soon to be sure. Bel Ami is also good but results may vary.

Others to consider:

Chanel Antaeus
L'Artisan Tea for Two
Knize Ten
CDG Incense series: Avignon, etc

Damn it, there's another that's at the back of the brain, and I can't pull it forth.
 

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Originally Posted by rach2jlc
Aramis Havana
Giorgio for Men
Le Labo Patchouli 24

... are three that immediately come to mind.

As for Hermes, I'll offer "Bel ami" as well.


Ah.

Giorgio for Men
Polo green bottle
Le Labo Oud 27
 

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Originally Posted by Rambo
Equipage by Hermes.
I wore that when I was in my 30s. Had forgotten all about it ... but just the mention brought back its scent.
 

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Bois du Portugal
 

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comme des garcons monocle
gucci rush
polo black
marc jacob bang

all smell like tree sap.
 

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^Gucci Rush for Men is a good example; too bad it's discontinued. It's really quite a surprisingly wonderful patchouli/spice scent.

bad packaging, though... a very masculine, classic scent in that weird antiseptic 23rd century plastic sprayer (that always kept breaking!)

Comme des garcons Man 2 is another.
 

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