Neutral Reviews of Guess by Marciano for Men by Guess

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    sjg3839's avatar

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    Decent cheapie that is not bad for what I paid for it ($17.00). Strong shot of amber followed by a synthetic wood and spice. I use this one before going to the gym.

    07 November, 2013

    PerfumeCollector's avatar

    United States United States

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    I like it, and I like it a lot, my question is WHY would you want to buy this perfume?
    I've been trying to find the "raison d'etre" for it and cannot come up with nothing that makes sense.
    Maybe if you like RSVP but are to shy to wear the blaring sillage of it, or pay its outrageous price. Or maybe you like Daddy Yankee but are ashamed of wearing a celebrity perfume. Maybe you like Ferragamo Incanto Essencial pH (a better fragrance but more expensive) which is hard to find.
    And whywear it if you can wear Quorum Silver that smells less synthetic and costs a lot less.
    Again, I like it a lot, but cannot give a thumbs up to a fragrance without a reason to be.

    19 November, 2012

    Swanky's avatar

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    Guess by Marciano is getting some love here, but I'm afraid I can't be as enthusiastic. It seems, to me, very generic - yet another ersatz woods and sweetness mixture. The litany of similar fragrances is a long one, from Kanon Norwegian Wood to Hollywood Playboy to Armani Code. These fragrances, like Guess, are pleasant but enough with the copycatting. At least knockoffs such as Belcam and Preferred admit they are knockoffs.

    06 June, 2012

    Bartlebooth's avatar

    United Kingdom United Kingdom

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    A mall grade spice and dice fragrance that begins with a very dense and sour mandarin accord. In time it does improve significantly, with the roughly hewn notes becoming deeper and smoother. It is certainly lacking complexity and creativity, but it sticks to its task manfully. No earth moving composition here, but its probably worth the modest sum that its purchase demands. A decent autumnal skin charmer.

    31st October, 2011

    Diamondflame's avatar

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    A surprisingly competent blend of synthetics (Limonene, Linalool, Citral, Eugenol, Citronellol, Geraniol, Coumarin, etc) with these interweaving descriptives: tangy, musky, woody, ambery, spicy, etc. For a guy who's new to perfume-wearing, this could be a decent option. Rather reminiscent of Nina Ricci's Memoire d'Homme, only better.

    05 February, 2010 (Last Edited: 06 February, 2010)

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