Can a man wear Tom Ford Plum Japonais ?

cacio

Basenotes Plus
Basenotes Plus
Nov 5, 2010
It has a very woody background, so it's perfect for men as well. Besides, gourmand perfumes are now considered masculine.

cacio
 

gerbick

Well-known member
Jun 13, 2009
I'd say this leans way more masculine than a lot of other "faves" from this house. I've worn it, enjoy it... will have to add this back to my rotation sooner than later.
 

tonghpafu

Well-known member
Nov 23, 2011
I like it a lot as well. I don't find myself wearing it all that often but when I do wear it, I don't ever feel "feminine".
 

checker

Well-known member
Nov 28, 2004
Great scent and definitely more masculine imo. There is a hint of Amber absolute in this one with some cinammon...
 

Asha

Well-known member
Jan 15, 2008
Funny, because for some reason my perception of the TF private blend line is that it is universally masculine. I know that isn't really true, but I always approach each fragrance assuming it will tend to the masculine side...
 

Diamondflame

Frag Bomber 1st Squadron
Basenotes Plus
Jun 28, 2009
Sorry if I can't seem to sugarcoat any of this: If the labels put you off, don't wear it. If you feel it is masculine then it is. Or do do you always let other people do the thinking for you?
 
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Paul H

Well-known member
Mar 28, 2015
I sprayed this one on pretty lavishly when I was at the Tom Ford counter and these women said, "I smell perfume and it is coming from that gentleman(moi)." I live in Seoul, South Korea where people are pretty linear in their assessments of what constitutes a masculine and feminine scent so please take this with a grain of salt. Otherwise, when travelling on business or for pleasure, I've found PJ to be a perfectly unisex fragrance. You can definitely wear this one as it does maintain a masculine air in my opinion. Wear what you like and not what you're told to by society's mores. Enjoy!
 
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Wit_Siamese

Well-known member
Oct 4, 2011
Agree with everyone here.

It is neither macho, nor girly.

IMO PJ leans torward masuline so a man can wear it easily without growing a pairs of boobs.


Perfume has no gender, we can when whatever we like. I wear Vintage Mitsouko & sample a few Amouage for ladies.
 

FreshSmell

Well-known member
Aug 22, 2013
I own Plum Japonais, and I'd be darned if this wasn't in the top 3 from the private line ever. Totally gorgeous and its masculine. I enjoy wearing it with Italian Cypress and receive many compliments from every age group.
 

BRM85282

Well-known member
Mar 27, 2013
I wear it frequently, especially in the cool months. My wife is apathetic to it and thinks it smells good on me.
 

Uvalde

Well-known member
Apr 26, 2013
You should wear it if you like it and it works for you.

For me, it was clearly too feminine. I love the fragrance and would really love to smell it on a woman. Doesn't work for me.
 

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