I've never smelled Michael (I'm assuming you mean Michael Kors) but I have smelled Tommy Bahama. I don't really get much tobacco in Tommy Bahama, but what I do get is lots of leather. It is a warm scent with leather and spice and maybe a hint of tobacco. It works well in any weather, and it may have a hint of a salty effect which can evoke a sense of the beach. I love it.