Bora Bora for Men (2002)
    by Liz Claiborne


    • Launched: 2002
    • Type: Masculine
    • Availability: In Production
    • Perfumer: IFF
    • Bottle Designer: Unknown - Let us know

    Bora Bora for Men Fragrance notes

    Kiwi, Quince, Red Ginger, Wild Fig, Lichen Moss, Hibiscus

    Bora Bora for Men information

    Inspired by Bora Bora: "The most beautiful island in the world" - The bottle is opalescent black with bamboo detail along the sides of the bottle and the fragrance is a masculine green fougere with notes of Kiwi, Quince, Red Ginger, Wild Fig, Lichen Moss and Hibiscus.

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    OCNBreeze7
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    Bora Bora by Liz Claiborne smells great and is a "steal of a deal"...


    Bora Bora is a clean and fresh fragrance with a mild spice undertone. While definitely unique, it is comparable or a between Diesel (Fuel for Life) and Versace Pour Homme.


    My reviews generally consider the following areas: price/value, appeal/smell, "wow factor" (compliments), longevity, uniqueness, best time of year worn or occasion, and easy on the nose (and bottle on the eyes).


    The real beauty of Bora Bora is the price/value. For the money, it cannot be passed-up to add to your collection. Secondary to the price, is the "Wow Factor". My cologne collected has extended to the point where I wear Bora Bora about twice a year. Each time it is worn, I receive at least one compliment from the opposite sex. That is huge in "my book". Bora Bora also scores well with longevity. I am especially fond of applying a moderate amount of any fragrance in the morning prior to the work day and it lasting the day without needing a reapplication.


    If you are into defining an occasion to wear B/B, I would think it works well for any season, time of day, or event. After the initial application, the essence smoothes out to an easygoing fragrance without being overbearing.


    I give Bora Bora 4.6 years out of 5 stars. It is under-rated in the cologne arena, a great value, and I definitely recommend adding to your collection.



    29 January, 2013

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    Boring Boring would be a better name.

    30th June, 2012

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    The scent is very sweet, and like all other sweet scents, skin chemistry is a crucial of whether it is a good or bad scent.

    It smells like something that would be great for a teenager. Adults will probably want something more sophisticated, but shouldn't rule it out until they've tried it.

    Its very low price (1/3 of most colognes) is also a strong point.

    If you are a serious collector, you may want to include this in your collection as you may like all different kinds of fragrances, however at the same time, serious collectors are probably familiar with other colognes that do what this one tries to do, but better.

    Seasons: All around

    Age Group: Under 25

    Blind Buy: It's relatively safe. If you don't like it, it won't be because it is offensive, but maybe because it's not distinct enough or because you are used to higher quality ingredients.

    Everyone won't like this, but I do.

    6/10

    04 February, 2012 (Last Edited: 11th April, 2013)

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    Not good. Not good at all.

    Starts out smelling pretty interesting, but just as soon as I'm able to make sense of what I'm smelling... it turns to plastic. Just a terrible,cheap, soapy, artificial, and incredibly pungent stink that hangs around for a good long time.

    28 November, 2011

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    Darvant
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    Bora bora is the kind of scent that is nice to wear at morning, an hot summer morning, while roaming by an air conditioned car for the streets of Caracas or Salvador de Bahia. This is an exotic fruity ozonic bit airy and a touch green with the depth of tasty fruits of kiwi, quince and delicious fig and with a final gingery, woodsy and bit airy dry down. A floral note of hybiscus provides a touch of tropical exoticism and sophistication. The final wake is fresh, fruity, boise and powdery. A very pleasant easy scent for an easy life.

    11th July, 2011 (Last Edited: 06 September, 2012)

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    Very nice and I am surprised at all the negative ratings. I suppose it goes to show our diverse tastes! Bora Bora is fruity with a little ginger underneath, then evolves into a gingery, powdery drydown. Quality is excellent! Great sillage and all-day longevity. It is certainly bottle-worthy, especially at the $15 price from Marshalls. Gotta give Bora Bora an enthusiastic Thumbs Up.

    13 March, 2010

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