I've heard quite a lot of praise for Bulgari Pour Homme Extreme as a great formal scent. Is it worth a the hype and a buy?
Bulgari Black is the only one worth owning, if you were to only own a single Bulgari. A better fit for 'formal' might be Tom Ford Extreme or Boucheron Pour Homme or even Tiffany for Men.
I love Bvlgari extreme, it has gotten me many compliments over the years. I think it's extremely versatile and works well on a formal occasion. It's subtle yet classy at the same time. It doesn't have monster projection but the longevity is very good. Definitely worth checking out.
I was just going to start a thread about Extreme This was sitting on the back shelf at work and I am trying to try all the frags I always just pass up without giving them a chance.
I have to say I REALLY liked Extreme! Very classy and lasted a LONG time.. like well into the next day. Doesn't project incredibly well, but I found myself getting whiffs of it every so often. So I am basically just repeating what Checker just said.
The Bulgari line does not get much attention at my store since we don't have a rep come in to push it so it will only get some play if ppl actually come in and ask for it. I am going to make sure I show this one to guys who are looking for a classy, subtle frag.. what I tend to call a Boardroom fragrance
Give it a try.
-Cologne is the only fashionable thing that fits me! (Me, circa 1997-present)
To me no. Instead I'd buy Voyage D'Hermès, Bvlgari Soir, Prada Infusion D'Homme or Roadster.
my no:1 summer scent. very classy, refreshing, long lasting, formal..
Seasonal favorites :
Winter : The Dreamer & Burberry London
Spring-Autumn : Bvlgari Pour Homme & Prada Man
Summer : Bvlgari Aqva & Aqua Fahrenheit
All-Rounders : Terre D'Hermes & Bleu de Chanel
Coincidentally my scent of the day today!
Although I really like this, I don't find it particularly 'formal'. In fact if anything I would suggest that it's more of an informal choice. Despite the 'extreme' moniker, it's pretty light going in the projection department and I would imagine that in a room full of formal people all wearing fragrances, Bvlgari Extreme would be pretty lost.
I perceive this scent far more like a casual gourmand, rather than suitable for formal wear
I love this one-- as well as Pour Homme and Soir (and actually, I enjoy everything in the Bulgari line, except Aqua and its flankers, though they're actually not terrible for aquatics). Extreme is really good, though the grapefruit note can be a bit difficult at times, whereas Pour Homme and Soir omit this note. I would definitely find this suitable for formal occasions.
I own it, and agree with those saying "no."
Current Top Favorites:
1) Portrait of a Lady original formula (EdP Frédéric Malle)
2) Giorgio for Men vintage/V.I.P. for Men (Giorgio Beverly Hills)
3) Dia Man vintage edt (Amouage)
4) Anat Fritz Original Formula and Classical (Anat Fritz) - tie
4) Lalfeorosa (O'driù) - tie
6) Les Nombres d'Or Vetyver (Mona di Orio)
7) Captain vintage (Molyneux)
8) Tzora (Anat Fritz)
9) Javanese Patchouli (Zegna) - tie
9) Monsieur de Givenchy vintage (Givenchy) - tie
9) Coeur de Vetiver Sacré (L'Artisan) - tie
9) X for Men (Clive Christian) - tie
9) Patou pour Homme Privé (Jean Patou) - tie
9) Oud Shamash (The Different Company) - tie
I'd say yes.
I have a bottle for sale if you're interested.
It's not good/great for any occasion.
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Can't see why not. Pleasant and versatile like all Bvlgaris.
The original, extreme, black, and soir are the best from the Bvlgari line. I do not care for the aquatics and Bvlgari Man (which is putrid IMO)
IMO yes and yes
Good formal but not extremely.