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Capucci pour Homme (1967)
by Roberto Capucci


Capucci pour Homme information

Year of Launch1967
AvailabilityIn Production
Average Rating
(based on 71 votes)

People and companies

HouseRoberto Capucci
Parent CompanyWeruska & Joel

About Capucci pour Homme

Capucci pour Homme is a masculine fragrance by Roberto Capucci. The scent was launched in 1967

Capucci pour Homme fragrance notes

Reviews of Capucci pour Homme

Stardate 20170630:

There are 2 fragrances that bear this name and packaging. This is why the reviews are all over the place.
Well actually there is just one but it was reformulated drastically in late 90s that people who think they have real vintage do not.
And then there is the post IFRA shite.
So a 3 ingredient box does not guarantee that you have the original.
You can read more about it at the raiders.

On to the review

1) Original Vintage- Leather Chypre. A great leather. Think burberrys for men and add chypre to it. A man's cologne

2) Reformed version- Citrusy Chypre. No leather but a more manly citrus. None of the sweetness and dandiness of typical citruses.

Get either. Get both

01st July, 2017
Very classy. Masculine, "old school" and great! I have gotten many compliments while wearing this... great "layered" with oud, with sandalwood and I really like it with Tabu. Great by itself, too!
10th April, 2015
drseid Show all reviews
United States
*This is a review of vintage Capucci pour Homme

Capucci pour Homme opens with a nose tingling sharp lemon and green petitgrain tandem with a mild supporting herbal accord. As the composition moves to is early heart the lemon and mild herbs remain as the lemon turns less sharp, with gentle oakmoss rising from the base coupling with moderate aromatic lavender as joint support. During the late dry-down the lemon and herbal aspects vacate as the composition turns slightly musky and woody with leather-like labdanum taking over as star through the finish. Projection is average and longevity excellent at well over 12 hours on skin.

Capucci pour Homme is one of those compositions that is extremely pleasant smelling, making it very difficult to over-spray. The composition has been likened by many to Channel pour Monsieur, but honestly I don't smell much of a similarity between the two. To my nose it is much closer to vintage YSL pour Homme, with what can best be described as a mutual sweaty herbal lemon accord. No, the two are not the same, becoming all the more clear as the herbal lemon morphs to leathery labdanum and smooth musky woods in Capucci pour Homme, but their respective first halves of development definitely occupy similar space. In short, Capucci pour Homme is a very impressive, relatively light, easy to wear composition, making it great for just about any occasion imaginable year-round. The bottom line is the discontinued vintage Capucci pour Homme is a great offering from the house that should appeal to fans of old school compositions, vintage YSL in particular, earning it an "excellent" 4 stars out of 5 and a strong recommendation. Vintage and original formula bottles can be found on the aftermarket for under $1 per ml making Capucci pour Homme a good blind buy candidate.
27th February, 2015 (last edited: 28th February, 2015)
Flabbergasted at all the love for this one. One of the strongest most synthetic openings I've encountered. No dry down here, this one WEARS down to to a less than average burnt citrus, patchouli mishmash of a base. The toxic, pungent opening lingers and lingers in the wear down. This one is simply horrible. 0 out of 5.
19th August, 2014
I bought Capucci Pour Homme back in the 1980's and I loved it. After many years I bought it once again. I did not remember how it smelled back then. Now, the initial spray was very strong citrus with alcohol. But the dry down is herbal, amazing and very elegant. I love fresh citrus fragrances and this one will be one of my favorites.
12th March, 2014
rbaker Show all reviews
United Kingdom
The top notes are a winner: lime, bergamot and a good dose of petitgrain giving a fresh and bright impression. Jasmine and lavender arrive in the drydown, and later on some cistus with a faint patchouli. The base is a non-event on my skin; it is the beginning that is very nice. Limited silage and projection, and less that three hours longevity on my skin. Nice in summer, classic in style and mature.
29th November, 2013

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