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    Aramis

  2. #62

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    Back in the 70s, holding its own against Brut and Old Spice.....

    English Leather

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    Old spice
    I suppose you can call Eternity a classic for the younger generation

  4. #64

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    Chanel Pour Monsieur
    Dior Eau Sauvage
    Polo Green

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    I would suggest that the most classic is a toss up between Old Spice and Pinaud Clubmen, and English Leather. I have used them all at one time or another, mainly from my dad's fragrance collection. Would not care for any today but I do regard them as men's classics.

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    Aramis
    Dunhill 34
    Rive Gauche
    Aramis 900

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    Acqua Di Parma Essenza
    #TOP 5#: Polo Crest, Romeo Gigli,Jockey Club C&M, Jean Pascal Homme,Floris N 89

  8. #68

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    Habit Rouge
    Azzaro PH
    Caron Pour Un Homme

  9. #69

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    The original 4711, Aramis (original), Creed BdP.

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    Rive Gauche PH or Polo green. Sorry it's a toss up for me.

  11. #71

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    YSL pour homme
    Eau Savage

  12. #72

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    Aramis and Old Spice.

  13. #73

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    D&G Pour Homme
    Hugo Boss Bottled
    My astonishing Top 10 fragrances :

    1. Hombre by Victorio & Lucchino
    2. Antidote Viktor&Rolf
    3. Pure Havane Thierry Mugler
    4. Ambre Baldessarini
    5. Pure Malt Thierry Mugler
    6. Ultrared Men Paco Rabanne
    7. Jacques Fath pour L`Homme
    8. Silver Scent Jacques Bogart
    9. Chastity Men Rasasi
    10. Blue Sugar Aquolina

  14. #74

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    Azzaro Pour Homme.
    The sense of smell, like a faithful counsellor, foretells its character.

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    Creed BdP
    Eau Sauvage

  16. #76

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    Canoe
    Are you not entertained??? Is this not why you are here??

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    Bois du Portugal - Creed

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    Hai Karate
    Top notes of... sweat, gasoline, motor oil; a heart of deer musk and gunpowder, resting on a base of sex and testosterone... Mandom.

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    Dunhill for Men (1934) "got there" before most of the others...
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    My Antaeus can beat up your Armani.

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    Many. Of niche, neroli sauvage
    Is the juice worth the squeeze?

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    Clubman by Pinaud
    Zizanie by Fragonard
    and...
    Monsieur de Givenchy (Vintage)

    A point to note - I still wear and very much enjoy all three (although Clubman and Zizanie mostly at home). Monsieur de Givenchy, to my nose, is the most "classic" smelling of the wonderful realm of Aromatic Citrus scents...yet, one of my dear favorites.

    Great lists and scents noted by so many. And, by the way, "classic" does not mean "dated" to me at all.

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    ― Charles Baudelaire, The Flowers of Evil & Paris Spleen

  22. #82

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    classic smelling -

    Guerlain Jicky

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    The classics:

    Azzaro, Canoé, Old Spice, Pinaud's Clubman, Brut, Chanel pour Monsieur, Eau Sauvage, Monsieur de Givenchy, Monsieur Worth, Pour Un Homme, Guerlain Vetiver, Vetiver de Givenchy, Zizanie, Royal Copenhagen Musk, Pierre Cardin / Creed's Bois de Portugal...

    As to Tiffany / Chanel pour Monsieur Concentree, Habit Rouge, Equipage... I find them dated albeit enjoyable.

  24. #84

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    Rive Gauche and Bois du Portugal are classic smelling. Just enough old school and new.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mrcologneguy View Post
    Old Spice
    +1 to that.
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    +1, Bois du Portugal. I adore the fragrance. Classic, refined, gentlemanly.

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    Chypres with a nice leather note smell the most classic and classy to me.

    E.g. Bel Ami, Derby, Aramis, Polo
    My top 5: Sea Mist; Minnow; Crab, tiger, and almonds; Semprini; Rancid Polecat N° 2

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    When I think "classic," I think of Tiffany for Men.

    It just smells like a fantastic cologne I would have encountered in the 1960s-70s, even though it's not of that vintage.
    Current Top Five:

    1. Creed Green Irish Tweed
    2. Tom Ford Neroli Portofino
    3. Hermes Concentre d'Orange Verte
    4. Bond No. 9 New Haarlem
    5. Creed Original Vetiver

  29. #89

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    old spice
    Any opinions I post here about frags only reflect MY PERSONAL TASTE and only my personal preference which could change at any moment.

  30. #90

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    Jaipur Homme EDP


  31. #91

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    i'd say in the classic tradition:
    pierre cardin
    english leather
    british sterling
    brut (original version)
    jovan musk

  32. #92

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    Acqua Di Gio
    Hahahahahaha just kidding, it's POLO GREEN!!!

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    Gucci pour Homme I
    "Ah, but a man's reach should exceed his grasp,
    Or what's a heaven for?"

    - Robert Browning, "Andrea del Sarto"

  34. #94

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    Acqua Di Parma Colonia and Robert Piguet Cravache.

  35. #95

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    Aramis Havana ( original) , Escada pour homme , Aramis New West ( original) , Azzaro and Jazz by YSL
    Current top choices:
    1- Portrait of A Lady
    2-Guerlain Heritage
    3- Chez Bond
    4- Amouage Dia
    5- New York oud
    6 34 st Germaine boulevard by Diptyque
    7- by killian Pure Oud
    8- coromandel by Chanel
    9- MFK lumiere Noir
    10- Clive Christian X

  36. #96

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    Chanel Pour Monsieur


    Other classics:

    Old Spice
    Eau Sauvage
    Pour Un Homme Caron
    Knize 10
    Pour Monsieur Concentree
    New York
    Habit Rouge


    Classics with big balls:

    Antaeus
    Kouros
    These + Richard James, Savile Row
    Brooks Brothers, 1818
    Creed, Bois du Portugal

  37. #97

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    Lynx (vintage, of course).

  38. #98

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    Antaeus, Eau Sauvage, Eau de Rochas Pour Homme.

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    Pour Monsieur
    Pour un Homme
    Yohji Homme
    New York Intense
    Sycomore
    Knize Ten
    Mouchoir de Monsieur
    Habit Rouge EDC
    Eau de Guerlain
    Paco Rabanne pour Homme
    Aramis 900
    Bel Ami
    Eau d’Hermes
    Third Man
    Rive Gauche pour Homme
    Zino Davidoff
    Yatagan
    Sagamore
    Last edited by pluran; 30th November 2014 at 06:53 AM.

  40. #100

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    Quote Originally Posted by Le Grand Duc View Post
    Pour Monsieur de Chanel ... pure class!
    This

  41. #101

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    Did not see any votes for Guerlain Derby....I wouldve placed it in my top 3.

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    Chanel Pour Monsieur
    Dior Eau Sauvage
    Polo Green
    I'll sign with these ones!
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