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Optimistic for Him (2011)
by Paul Smith

Optimistic for Him information

Year of Launch2011
GenderMasculine
AvailabilityIn Production
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People and companies

HousePaul Smith
PackagingAlan Aboud
PackagingPaul Smith
Parent CompanyInter Parfums

About Optimistic for Him

Optimistic for Him is a masculine fragrance by Paul Smith. The scent was launched in 2011 and the bottle was designed by Paul Smith and Alan Aboud

Optimistic for Him fragrance notes

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Reviews of Optimistic for Him

A metallic-spicy hyper generic Lanvin Homme's descendant with an usual herbal-refreshing angular vibe and a touch of ozone. I detect a whiff of plastic dissonance in the depth of the acute fruity-floral simil ambergris. Paul Smith Optimistic for him is extremely aromatic, virile, brash and fluidy peppery. The note of geranium is pungent, piquant and citric, the "optimistic" greasy wearer is freshly trimmed and bold at morning "there for bars ans souther venues of the non-work". Powerful projection.
19th March, 2015
Hilariously bad and generic deodorant in a perfume bottle, with a weird subtle sulphur smell on the very base. The genre belongs to that nondescript cheap "sport" family - that sort of scents which are "great for summer" and "at the club". I've never been to the gym but this is how I always imagine the locker rooms smell (after everyone's had a shower, I mean).

4/10
30th June, 2014
i still insist that the very best of Paul Smith is London man.. i bought this during one trip to london and it worked quite ok but i also think it's quite generic and used.
23rd April, 2013 (last edited: 27th March, 2014)
I have to admit, i bought this only because of the bottle. I was online and because i didn't find what i was looking for, i saw 'Optimistic' and thought, with such a great bottle, the fragrance can't be that bad...

Was I wrong... It's not bad, it's terrible. It smells like an old deodorant from the 90s.

I don't recommend it.
30th March, 2013
gmb Show all reviews
Netherlands
I gave this a try yesterday, and while there is a brief interesting grapefruit (?) note at the very top, it doesn't last at all and the fragrance turns very quickly to, as Kaern says, "boring generic dreck".
17th June, 2011
Kaern Show all reviews
United Kingdom
Sorry, Paul -- this is boring generic dreck.
06th June, 2011

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