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    Default Trussardi Uomo!!

    Hello Again, Guys!

    In my eternal search for classic scents I discovered another one with 30% discount here in Brazil... Trussardi Uomo!
    Have been reading some threads about it but would like more opinions! This one I found is a small 25ml bottle sealed...
    Any thoughts?
    Could I possibly like it?

    I like fragrances as Kouros, Lapidus, Bogart, Givenchy Gentleman, Guerlain vetiver, Lagerfel Classic, Jacomo de Jacomo, Azzaro, Paco rabbane etc.

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    I was prepared to like this one more than I did.

    Beautiful bottle; very masculine, as is the scent. Unfortunately the juice itself is a rather common woods/leather deal that just did not do a lot for me.

    Get other opinions. Some think the stuff is great. It is strong; it does last, and in fact it does smell good-- I just didn't think it was that special.

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    Hi all,

      Ball...I have to disagree with you my friend.  Of the 60 or so bottles of fragrances I have owned (at one time or another) and the many fragrances that I have sampled, I find TRUSSARDI UOMO to be one of THE best of it's type.  I MUCH perfer TRUSSARDI UOMO to CUIRON for instance.  I really want to buy another bottle UOMO just wish it weren't so darn expensive.  Still...when I can, I will buy (or swap for) another bottle of the TRUSSARDI UOMO.


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    Six, let's talk!

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    Default Re: Trussardi Uomo!!

    Your post on Trussardi Uomo pulled me out of my studies.

    I'd go for it, unless you already have Van Cleef & Arpels or do not like rose-based scents. I find VC&A is similar to Trussardi Uomo. VC&A is almost straightforward & linear in its approach; I get rose all the way through.

    Trussardi Uomo changes on the way down; I seem to remember it being slightly herbal at first, but ultimately has a rose base.

    At least on me.

    When I first got Trussardi Uomo, it reminded me a lot of Quorum, but now it reminds me of VC&A.

    I'd use it sparingly in a hot climate. 25 ml will go a long way.

    Personally I find the black plastic surrounding the bottle cheap and contrived, but it does have the benefit of protecting the scent from it's greatest enemy, light.
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    Hey RCavs, judging from the frags you list, I'd say you'd like it.  Like some of those you list, TU is a powerhouse fragrance (to me) was released in that era of powerhouses, in 1983.  

    I've been seriously thinking of getting at least a mini.  It's an amazing scent, powerful and dynamic...I found it really makes a statement.  The only drawback is that, on me, it's a bit too sharply aromatic, aromatic in the way that one of the Gianfranco Ferre frags is, and to a much lesser extent, Aramis.

    Here's one pyramid for TU from the internet (alphabetically):

    Top: Aldehydes, Basil oil, Bergamot oil, Juniperberry, Lavender, Marjoram, Thyme
    Middle: Carnation, Cedarwood oil, Cinnamon, Honey, Laurel, Orris, Rose, Vetiver  
    Base: Labdanum, Leather, Moss, Musk, Oilbanum, Patchouli, Tonka  

    And here's the Basenotes pyramid:

    Top: Petitgrain, Bergamot, Sage, Lavender, Myrtle
    Middle: Nutmeg, Pimento, Oakmoss, Tobacco, Jasmine, Leather
    Base: Sandalwood, Patchouli, Cedar, Incense

    There're a lot of attractive notes there--leather, wood, tobacco, vetiver, musk, some florals and spice.  Then there're also several notes that help make it aromatic--basil, marjoram, thyme, myrtle, sage, incense, depending on the pyramid source.  So, if you don't mind its partly aromatic nature, I think you'll love it!

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