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    Default What think of the perfume Le Male (Jean Paul Gaultier)

    Opinions please !!!!

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    My personal opinion is that I dont like anything that JPG has done. I think all of his masculines are really Unisex. I never found any of them suitable for someone with a rustic appeal.

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    Personally
    I dont like it due to its sweetness
    but the ladies love it
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    There are over 100 reviews, probably a good place to start.
    I like it in small doses but its rarely cool enough here to wear it.
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    Bought a big 125ml bottle - which is my first big bottle purchase and also the biggest mistake ever. Hated it now. Think of selling it, but am thinking to do that is like hoisting a defective product onto someone else.

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    plasticine headache inducing fragrance. I cant stand it. It also upset my stomach.
    On the other hand I admit it was a novelty, totally different from everything else available.
    The bottle is tacky as well.
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    I tried it at Norstrom last month. It is so sweet that it overwhelmed me. It's the kind of thick, sugary sweetness. Just not my thing.

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    I agree, too heavy/sweet. I think the Bulgari 1995 scent is a MUCH better alternative to this. Has the musk/sweet overtone, but not overdone, just right, and tickles your senses, whereas Le Male splats itself with a heavy tone.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Basteri View Post
    plasticine headache inducing fragrance. I cant stand it. It also upset my stomach.
    On the other hand I admit it was a novelty, totally different from everything else available.
    The bottle is tacky as well.
    I think it's novelty has worn thin through the years -

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    Listerine + Lavender

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    I like it. I'm a fan of sweet ambery scents. However don't recommend buying it due to its over popularity and old fashioned style.
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    I like Le Male, but it does smell a whole lot like the old Arrid XXtra dry to me. I think that's the musk?
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    I love Le Male, is tender, very sweet , warm and sensual !!

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    Quote Originally Posted by abubakr_al-misky View Post
    My personal opinion is that I dont like anything that JPG has done. I think all of his masculines are really Unisex. I never found any of them suitable for someone with a rustic appeal.
    Yes !! seems unisex .

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    seems unisex, you´re right !!

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    its one of the least masculine fragrances i've ever smelled, and the bottle is supremely tacky and homoerotic. Fail on both ends.

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    Honestly when I first got this
    I hated it like no other
    I still do but not so much just because it has excellent longevity and women like it I guess ??
    still not my type of fragrance
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    I have Cuba Gold, which seems to be very similar. I find myself much more drawn to frags like Amour de Cacao or Escada Collection these days. I find Cuba Gold to be a bit "synthetic" but mostly poorly balanced or "rough." If I want tobacoo, I usually reach for Michael for Men (Kors). But when I first started out I thought Cuba Gold was great, because I was used to stuff like Aramis, Stetson, etc.

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    To me this is not a perfume, it's just a scent and one that I don't like at all!

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    Histoires de Parfums CASANOVA is similar but nicer!

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    Long- lasting, good ingredients and notes, yet I wouldn't wear it, since it tends to be quite sweet slightly to overpowering on my skin. But, it might actually work better on someone else.
    Last edited by Ken_Russell; 16th February 2009 at 10:26 AM.

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    One of the reasons I used to think I hate perfume...
    My Wardrobe
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    I don't understand all of the hate. I love Le Male and I catch myself sniffing my wrist a lot when I have it on. The sillage and longevity are excellent and the compliments are always there, what's not to love?

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    I don't like it, but I do like Fleur de Male.

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    I've never hated it as much as others, but then again I never owned a bottle either... [/shrug]

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    It was a very innovative fragrance when it first came out, back in the previous centuary. Nothing had smelled like it before. It was instantly very modern, yet retained "the bones" of a classic barber shop scent structure and "feel". The sweetness combined with the heavy handed vanilla base was delicious and very much loved by the ladies. It also kickstarted the "metrosexual movement" and thus began a trend in fragrance that created many immitators ever since. A trend that has hardly died down even now.
    So all in all, it was (and is) a true classic scent that was loved by many. It was a very pleasant and captivating scent. However the problem became those "many".... Every Tom, Dick, Harry, Larry, their brothers and cousins all started wearing it. And even worse many of those "many" used it in abundance. They had no descretion when spraying it on. It was almost as if they were applying it on with an industrial sprayer. So ... instead of the lovely fragrance it was, it became this weapon, bludgeoning every one in it's path with that "killer sillage" that every second person had on. That fact unfortunately killed the luv for that fragrance that the people with sensible spray trigger fingers had for this fragrance , once and for all. What a pitty that some people always make it their mission in life to spoil it for the rest of us. Or maybe they are just oblivious ... but they shouldn't be !

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    burberry touch and le male are strikingly similar in their dry downs.

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