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    Default Old Spice. Brut. Polo...what's the next must-try classic?

    What are some must-try classics?

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    Default Re: Old Spice. Brut. Polo...what's the next must-try classic?

    Grey Flannel
    Kouros

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    Default Re: Old Spice. Brut. Polo...what's the next must-try classic?

    Azzaro pH is really the king of old school must-tries. Judging by your previous posts, I think you'd enjoy this very much. Drakkar Noir as well, but it's nothing like Polo, Brut, or ApH; it has a lot of lavender in it. Oh ya, and Quorum!

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    You could try Blue Stratos or English leather.

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    Default Re: Old Spice. Brut. Polo...what's the next must-try classic?

    Chaps by Ralph Lauren (The original juice, not the stuff at Kohl's.)
    Royal Copenhagen
    Pinaud Clubman

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    Default Re: Old Spice. Brut. Polo...what's the next must-try classic?

    Not that they are anything like
    the previous classic must-tries:

    Drakkar Noir
    Fahrenheit
    Égoïste

    And most resently;
    Dior Homme

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    My goodness, no mention of Aqua Di Gio or Cool Water?

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    One Man Show!!!!!

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    Default Re: Old Spice. Brut. Polo...what's the next must-try classic?

    Old Spice, Brut, Polo? Next stop must be Tabac.

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    Default Re: Old Spice. Brut. Polo...what's the next must-try classic?

    Dior Eau Sauvage
    Guerlain Vetiver

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    Default Re: Old Spice. Brut. Polo...what's the next must-try classic?

    Aramis
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    Aramis - Aramis, Devin, Tuscany, Aramis 900, JHL
    Caron - Pour un Homme, 3e Homme, Yatagan
    Spray it, don’t say it…
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    Default Re: Old Spice. Brut. Polo...what's the next must-try classic?

    Aramis, Cool Water, Drakkar Noir.

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    Default Re: Old Spice. Brut. Polo...what's the next must-try classic?

    Non mentioned ones that are classics:

    Moustache, by Rochas
    Eau D'Hermes
    Habit Rouge, Guerlain

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    +1 on the Moustache & Yatagan!

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    Default Re: Old Spice. Brut. Polo...what's the next must-try classic?

    Canoe by Dana
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    Default Re: Old Spice. Brut. Polo...what's the next must-try classic?

    Paco Rabanne PH
    Givenchy Gentleman
    Antaeus
    Giorgio For Men ....

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    Default Re: Old Spice. Brut. Polo...what's the next must-try classic?

    Quote Originally Posted by john parker View Post
    Old Spice, Brut, Polo? Next stop must be Tabac.
    Good call, matching the previously mentioned scents.

    Also, among a lot of others:

    Pierre Cardin pour Homme
    Canoe - Dana
    Sex Appeal for Men - Jovan
    Monsieur Musk - Dana
    Acqua de Selva
    ointments and perfume delight the heart....

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    Default Re: Old Spice. Brut. Polo...what's the next must-try classic?

    1+ One Man Show
    1+ Drakkar Noir
    1+ Yatagan
    1+ Aramis Devin
    Cartier Pasha


    between Old Spice, Brut, Polo:
    1- Old Spice
    2- Brut
    3- forget Polo completely
    Last edited by DeepSilence; 11th July 2010 at 08:26 AM.

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    Default Re: Old Spice. Brut. Polo...what's the next must-try classic?

    M7. It will be totally different from anything you have tried. You will probably either love it or hate it. Sample first recommended. You need to know what this one is all about.

    Montana Parfum d'Home (Red Box). This is the almost perfect reissue that I believe has also bit the dust. Inexpensive and strikingly masculine and beautiful.
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    Default Re: Old Spice. Brut. Polo...what's the next must-try classic?

    Monsieur de Givenchy, Mouchoir de Monsieur by Guerlain, ADP Colonia and Colonia Assoluta, Halston Z14, Francesco Smalto pour Homme, Zino Davidoff, Van Cleef & Arpels pour Homme, YSL pour Homme and YSL pour Homme Concentree

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    Default Re: Old Spice. Brut. Polo...what's the next must-try classic?

    Quorum
    Guerlain Vetiver
    Fahrenheit
    Azzaro

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    Default Re: Old Spice. Brut. Polo...what's the next must-try classic?

    "Next" as in the next one you should try, or as in current scent that will be considered the next classic?

    If the former, you have many suggestions here already that I agree with.

    If the latter, Dior Homme and TdH would be good candidates, IMO.
    "It's not what you look like when you're doing what you're doing; it's what you're doing when you're doing what you look like you're doing."

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    Default Re: Old Spice. Brut. Polo...what's the next must-try classic?

    Quote Originally Posted by kbe View Post
    M7. It will be totally different from anything you have tried. You will probably either love it or hate it. Sample first recommended. You need to know what this one is all about.

    Montana Parfum d'Home (Red Box). This is the almost perfect reissue that I believe has also bit the dust. Inexpensive and strikingly masculine and beautiful.
    Never truer words spoken.
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    Default Re: Old Spice. Brut. Polo...what's the next must-try classic?

    Add:
    Armani Eau Pour Homme.
    Guerlain Heritage
    Chanel Pour Monsieur (vintage)

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    Polo Sport, Safari, Drakkar and Aramis.....Many great suggestions so far!!!
    Gary

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    Quote Originally Posted by petruccijc View Post
    Aramis
    The King of old school.

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    Default Re: Old Spice. Brut. Polo...what's the next must-try classic?

    Azzaro pour Homme Azzaro for men

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    Stetson
    Drakkar
    Canoe

    Aramis (pass)

    (M7 a classic?)

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    4711
    Drakkar Noir
    Chanel Pour Monsieur
    Grey Flannel
    VC&A PH

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    Default Re: Old Spice. Brut. Polo...what's the next must-try classic?

    By the time I was a child, Old Spice and Brut were 'everyman', drug store splash ons. Something Polo has never been.

    So the contemporaries of Old Spice and Brut would be Rapport, Blue Stratos, Mandate, Denim, and how could anyone forget Hai Karate?! Pierre Cardin PM just about fits in this group too.

    How do I remember these? Because my Dad tried the lot of them (or got them in Christmas gift sets). I'm sure it was this lot that Anchorman was taking the piss out of.

    Once he was making better money, my Dad moved up to Department store colognes. Aramis and Paco Rabanne, then Polo when it came out, then Antaeus and Kouros. Quorum and Drakkar Noir would also appeal to a guy like this.
    Last edited by andym72; 3rd January 2011 at 09:34 AM. Reason: Correcting goddamn iPhone autocorrect

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    Default Re: Old Spice. Brut. Polo...what's the next must-try classic?

    Lagerfelt Classic

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    Classics are the scents from the past that you can still find in the shops:
    Guy Laroche Drakkar Noir
    CK Obsession
    Chanel Egoiste
    Davidoff Zino
    Davidoff Cool Water
    Armani Aqua di Giò
    JPG Le Male
    CK One
    Versace Dreamer
    Dior Fahrenheit
    Bulgari Aqua
    and many others...
    Paco Rabanne One Million I think it will become a classic.
    Last edited by paolo74; 3rd January 2011 at 12:48 PM.

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    70s = Paco Rabanne
    80s = Kouros
    90s = Le Male
    00s = 1 Million

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    Quote Originally Posted by BradW View Post
    My goodness, no mention of Aqua Di Gio or Cool Water?
    Don't you get it?? He mention 3 strong perfumes and asks what is next, and you propose those bland, insipid, watered down "aquatics" (Aquatic means watery after all, doesn't it)

    So Seanjuan, those Drakkar Noir, One man show , Quorum, Paco Rabanne and Azzaro pH suggestions you got are perfect for your quest, and I may add Fendi Uomo, Ted Lapidus pH and Sung pH.

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    Quote Originally Posted by petruccijc View Post
    Aramis
    +1

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    Obsession.
    Everyone is somebody's weirdo.

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    Quote Originally Posted by digger51 View Post
    The King of old school.
    Couldn't have said it better myself.

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    Oh so many:
    Lagerfeld Classic
    Drakkar Noir
    Halston Z-14
    Quorum
    Aramis
    Obsession

    All must smells for sure, just frags that once they are in your head you can immediately recognize it from there on after.
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    Default Re: Old Spice. Brut. Polo...what's the next must-try classic?

    Gotta echo Tabac.
    Be sure to try out both the edc and edt as they are quite different.

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    How would Zino fit into this discussion?

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