Ungaro pour L'Homme I by Ungaro

Among the best from Jacques Polge & Francois Demachy. Lovers of Coromandel EdT should give this a try and see for themselves which fragrance they like better. For me it's definitely Ungaro Pour L'Homme.

Eau Hégémonienne by Guerlain

It reminds me of Acqua di Parma's Colonia and Eau d'Hermes.

It's a nice Eau de Cologne but Imperiale Extra Dry remains the best EdC for me.

Macassar by Rochas

It's a very unique and pleasant fragrance and vaguely reminds me of Creed's Acier Aluminium.

Nuit de Chine by Les Parfums de Rosine

If you like Vintage Tabarome, you will love Nuit de Chine. A superlative fragrance.

Domenico Caraceni 1913 by Domenico Caraceni

It is a very nostalgic fragrance for me. Reminds me of old, neighborhood barbershops where I used to get haircuts and in the end the barber would apply a rose scented powder at the back of the neck. The powder was nothing special but it's smell became synonymous with good masculine grooming and tradition and this fragrance perfectly captures those memories. Once the powder was on, you knew you were set for a few weeks. I miss those simpler times and simple joys of life. My review is of the vintage version.

Lanvin for Men by Lanvin

It is a decent green chypre fragrance that is very reminiscent of the 70's and smells quite dated. For me it is not among the best vintage releases from the house of Lanvin. Reminds me of Etienne Aigner by Etienne Aigner.

Santal by Molinard

Most amazing Sandalwood fragrance, but impossible to find. Right up there with vintage Bois de Iles.

Santos by Cartier

Superb leather fragrance. Manly, smooth, understated and smoky. One of the best releases from the 1980's along with Derby and Baie de Genievre.

Etienne Aigner by Etienne Aigner

It is a quality fragrance. In a blind test, no one can guess it is a designer fragrance from 1975. It is similar in style to Crown Perfumery and Caswell Massey fragrances, particularly Caswell Massey Jockey Club. It has a green barbershop smell with Geranium, oakmoss, iris and some white floral notes.

Platinum Égoïste by Chanel

This review is for the vintage “Egoiste Platinum” version. I find it really classy and feel it really shines with formal business attire because it adds to your aura rather than causing a distraction. I prefer it slightly over Francesco Smalto Pour Homme which I find similar, due to Chanel's perfect blending that is at full display here.

Davidoff by Davidoff

Smells like a perfectly aged Cigar. Just the right amount of humidity, greenness and complexity. Amazing balance and elegance. For special evening wear.

L'Heure Bleue Eau de Parfum by Guerlain

Heavy powdery drydown similar to Creed Royal English Leather and Bal a Versailles. It overpowers and wears me rather than the other way round.

Héritage Eau de Toilette by Guerlain

Heritage is sweet oak moss done in the style of Patou Pour Homme.

Pretexte by Lanvin

It is quite powdery and very similar to Zizanie de Fragonard. Patchouli and Sandalwood are the primary notes.
For me, the best is Scandal followed by My Sin from this house.
It is still a very decent fragrance.

Mon Peche / My Sin by Long Lost Perfume

Superb ingredients, Superb blending and Superb composition. Love Scandal & My Sin from the house of Lanvin.

Fragrances like My Sin are for people who choose quality over hype and marketing.

Les Déserts d'Orient - Songe d'un Bois d'Été by Guerlain

Start with Shalimar Parfum and make it more heavy using incense notes and you end up with this perfume.

Too far from old Guerlain spirit, but is a very comforting and carefree fragrance in its own right.

Shalimar Eau de Parfum by Guerlain

I think of Shalimar as the more elegant and refined version of Jicky.

It is a signature worthy fragrance that can easily be worn by men. Get it while it's still readily available.

Only caveat, it takes time to understand and appreciate Shalimar, vintage Shalimar makes this process easier.

Mitsouko Eau de Parfum by Guerlain

Mitsouko is made with superb ingredients and smells very sophisticated.

I associate this smell with cigars and pipe tobacco. No need to be scared with it being peachy and feminine.

Ma Liberté by Jean Patou

I am chaging my neutral review to positive for this fragrance. I am getting more and more drawn towards its soft lavender charms.

Ma Liberte for it's Patou house note and Heritage for it's Guerlinade should not be missed by fragrance lovers. Both are a perfect mix of traditional and modern notes.

DK Collection Chaos by Donna Karan

If you think vintage Idole Lubin EdT is a masterpiece, give vintage Chaos a try and you will never look back.

Acqua di Parma Colonia by Acqua di Parma

It is one of the best Eau de Cologne's I have owned.

In the drydown its quite similar to vintage Crabtree Extract of Mysore Sandalwood. I can detect Ylang and high quality Mysore Sandalwood.

This review is for the vintage version.

Ormonde Man by Ormonde Jayne

It is one of the better modern releases, although I find it airy and feminine. If you have a laid- back, easygoing personality, it would suit you well.

I prefer Ferragamo Pour Homme over this fragrance,

Yatagan by Caron

It is ‘The' perfect outdoor fragrance. Perfect amount of earthy, smoky and spicy notes. If you love to shop at L.L. Bean and love outdoor activities, you should have Yatagan in your collection. I can assure you there will be no shortage of compliments.

Black Label by Mayfair

Original Yardley version smells like a mix of Jicky and Patou Pour Homme Prive. It's really that good!!

Subtle and classy.

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