Racquets Formula (1989)
    by Penhaligon's

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    Racquets Formula is a men's fragrance by Penhaligon's. The scent was launched in 1989

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    Dry_Martini's avatar

    Spain Spain

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    Great Fragance

    European Barbershop meets USA Barbershop. wonderful cologne

    Pros: TOP NOTES
    Cons: Incense Touch"

    19th September, 2013

    Darvant's avatar

    Italy Italy

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    One of the best Penhaligon's, classy, sporty and finally musky/powdery with a feel of vetiver and spicy/laundry rose.The initial citrus/lavender is dry, natural and more than vaguely barber-shop type. I soon detect a fresh orangy/cedary feel with airy lavender and lemon. The powder starts rising up by the central interaction of cedarwood, geranium and ylang-ylang and it is a daring type of feel, airy, sharp and yes, exotic (i mean a bit colonial style with a rose/ylang-ylang accord conjuring far colonial memories). The rosey and yet powdery feel is the prelude to a virile boise dry down with a sort of faint mossy vibe and a dustiness coming from the link of aqueous vetiver/cedarwood/ambergris/incense. White clothed players of Cricket and gentlemen engaged in Polo's matches come to mind. Serious, sporty and masculine, with a more than good sillage and longevity.

    21st January, 2013

    cello's avatar

    United States United States

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    Racquets Formula is possibly the perfect "sport" fragrance out there, as it holds it's head high and keeps the standards up front and honest.

    This one is all soapy, slightly powdery and is somewhat formal smelling. But it retains a freshness throughout. The citrus opening is dusted with lavender, and smells clean and cool. There is a spiciness from the geranium that adds a punch to this. It is wonderful and refreshing.

    The transition to midnotes is smooth, as a powdery aspect comes in, but it is not feminine powdery, just something to add interest. A green mustiness creeps in, mossy but still spicy. This is the wonderful vetiver and incense combo that blends all of this together. Fantastic drydown!

    Classic, Penhaligon in nature (meaning it will not punch you in the face - this is not boxing sport!). A great sport fragrance that adds interest all the way through.

    Unisex, leaning masculine. But I would wear this and not blink an eye :)

    09th August, 2012

    heavenscent1's avatar

    United States United States

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    I like this one from first sniff. Doesn't smell likes a "man's" fragrance to me like some other Penhaligon's fragrances do. Like the powdery dry down and the oriental feel to it.

    29th April, 2012

    Marais's avatar

    United Kingdom United Kingdom

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    An unusual brew, this; dense rather than ethereal, yet very clean and refreshing. A semi-sweet powdery citrus (lime)/floral with a barbershop flavour. One of my favourites from Penhaligon's.

    14th March, 2012

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    Powdery floral openings where I detect no real citrus at all despite what is listed in the top notes. Continues to get thicker and the powderiness remains throughout. Somewhat of a musky dry down, but I can't get past the overwhelming powdery scent. Really feminine to me and overall not to my liking.

    27th March, 2011

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