I'm having an inner tug-of-war with whether I should own Hypnose Homme.
I love the top and middle notes that smell to me like a strange Asian fruit that landed from Saturn in a spaceship. It's fruity...but it's fruit done right. It smells like no other fruit note in mens fragrances. In fact, it reminds me of sake. The Fresh line has a scent called Sake, and although it does smell like sake's floral and alcoholic aspect, HH could be described as the smell of sake boiled down to a syrup.
I thought my boyfriend would love it, when I encountered a tester at Macy's the other day (when I went in to test Calvin Klein Man). He is not a fragrance junkie like me, he just likes what he likes. He smelled HH and turned his nose up at it...surprised me. 'You have so many other colognes at home that smell better than that he said'.
Now, I am comfortable wearing scents that my partner doesn't approve of (can you say, 'Tar' by CdG) - but now I feel like I need to smell it for a third time before I take the plunge and get a bottle.