Calvin for Men (the Eighties original): How dare you assume that I wish to remain anonymous?
Ungaro II: Who knew that lemon and civet could actually work together?
Sweet Honesty: Innocence in a bottle -- one of the only decent Avons.
Gris Clair: Bleak wintertime in Scotland. Astringent lavender and melancholy Northern moors.
A*men: My cocoa fell into hot tar. The smell causes migraines.
Diva: Rich, opulent nectar of the goddesses. Easily Ungaro's best work.
Youth Dew: Gorgeous brew that ought not be worn before age 50.
L'Eau d'Issey pour Homme: Understated white musk to check out in spite of synthetics.
Gendarme (the original): See above. See above. See above. See above. See above.
Grey Flannel: Sober, elegant violet elixir. Great juice for the money.
Catalyst for Men: Bay rum goes mod. Twice the spice and add musk.
Rocabar: An implausible marriage of woods and flowers, but it works.
L'Air du Temps: Who said that smelling pretty has to cost a fortune?
Skarb: Imagine carrots, cardamom and cumin in a skanky Lithuanian stew.
Boucheron pour Homme: This works in spite of its similarity to Lemon Pledge.
Acqua di Giò pour Homme: Solid proof that Americans can be convinced to buy anything.
Magie Noire: French seductress misses her sexy civet. Please return it, Lancôme.
Racquets by Penhaligons: Powdery, crisp, tailored. British stiff upper lip? Yes, but sexy.
Yang by Jacques Fath: Green tea and musk -- yum! This always gets me compliments.
Witness by Jacques Bogart: Well kept secret concoction of patchouli and cinnamon. Get some.
Monsieur Musk by Houbigant/Dana: Skanky, sexy Seventies powerhouse. John Holmes might have worn it.
Chypre Rouge by Serge Lutens: Pine needles and cherry Robitussin. Expensive as hell, too -- yikes!
Claiborne for Men: Bergamot laden juice that goes on heavy but dries SMOOTH.
White Shoulders: Soft gardenia -- always a classic. Gorgeous stuff for drugstore price.
Bogart pour Homme: Chocolate, patchouli, spices and musk. Under twenty bucks on eBay.
Santa Fe: Pleasant masculine Oriental that can be had for very little.
Arabie by Serge Lutens: Treacle covered with exotic spices. Diabetic coma in a bottle.
JHL: Cinnabar with balls. Cinnabar with balls. Cinnabar with balls. Balls.