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I bought this hoping for a Flowerbomb for men. Now, how that can be possible, I do not know, but impossibility aside, this sort of fits the bill. It is ultimately a big sweet androgynous puff that contains enough leather to keep it from becoming too feminine, but enough bubblegum (for lack of a better word) to keep it from becoming too masculine. Wish I could smell more of the vetiver. The opening is strong, slightly on the acrid side. I do get the grapefruit and bergamot. I get it. A lot. It takes about an hour to mellow into a more compelling sweet and rich cloud of leathery tobacco that is fairly stable through dry down, and which somehow is very close to (and not merely reminiscent of) the smell of Nag Champa burning outside on a breezy day (i.e., that incense without a lot of smoke). That said, this imparts virtually nothing of a head shop smell. I donít get as much of the cinnamon/Christmas vibe that others have mentioned, but the pepper--the ďspiceĒ--is a nice, subtle presence throughout. I do agree with others that sillage, lasting power, and projection are strong.
20th February, 2013