Gave it a test wearing today. Safe? Yes. Bland? Sometimes, when I'm looking for depth & complexity. It does remind me of Bleu de Chanel somewhat. I'll probably give it a couple more chances to impress but as of now Bulgari Man has absolutely nothing on Bulgari pour Homme. A case of a gorgeous-looking bottle in need of a better juice perhaps?
I'm not ecstatic over the path that masculine-marketed fragrances seem to be taking, and their multiple renditions of 'transparent spice' and reworkings of sport theme... Hopefully I have to eat my words and soon 'cuz the bottle is TDF! And who says I don't enjoy spending time with women of 'great personality'?