Thread: Presidential Scents
John F. Kennedy used to wear Creed Vetiver. Sarkozy from France had a specially crafted fragrance for him from the house of Guerlain.
I'm curious. What is a fragrance that a world leader or politician would wear?
Something that screams class and authority and commands power I guess.
So what do you imagine is a scent worthy of a world leader?
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I found this:
Tom Ford Extreme and Boi Du Portugal smell presidential to me.
Creed Original santal smells presidential to me
I just blind ordered Gendarme because of it’s presidential and celebrity past.
Last edited by ensitmike; 24th October 2014 at 01:58 AM.
Didn't Obama have a Brut connection?
Can anyone tell me which version of Gendarme is the best? Apparently there's an EDP, cologne spray, and an eau de cologne. Also, what's the difference between a "cologne spray" and an "eau de cologne"? I know EdC is supposed to be a light concentration of the scent, the same amount found in an aftershave, but what is a cologne spray specifically?
Eau de BS.
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Angela Merkel - Aventus
Not a President, but Prince Charles allegedly wore Crabtree & Evelyn's Extract of West Indian and Sicilian Limes.
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Down here our President wears whatever complements a joke for she is one.
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I think Clinton wore Bijan, Bush and others wore Bijan as well.
I personally don't like Bijan, although I still have a bottle (I just can't dissociate it from a creaky voice, cigars, semen stained blue dress, and coronary blockage..) I do love Gendarme. I had just polished off my bottle. I've read that Dolly Parton, of all people, loves Gendarme, too. I'd thought she'd be into something really deep, like Black Orchid or Opium.
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Green Irish Tweed or Original Vetiver.
Lol this thread is both interesting and funny.
I have it on good authority that Silvio Berlusconi wears Secretions Magnifique
As a President I would have every Armani Prive that I could find... Plus a bunch more!!!
Creed was not making fragrances during the lifetime of John F. Kennedy (they also claim to have perfumed multiple presidents, prime ministers, kings, queens, and other emperors all dead before Creed began making fragrances). The only fragrances I can think of that actually have a substantial connection to heads of state are Guerlain Imperiale, which is connected (though not produced for) Napoleon III and Farina Gegenuber Eau de Cologne, which was connected to Napoleon I.
Hi bokaba. When did Creed start making fragrances? I've always been intrigued by the lore, but even more so by the hints that it may not be true. Granted, I haven't tried very hard, but I've never been able to find any information about their history other than what they say themselves. Is there a definitive history of Creed (and their marketing) out there somewhere? Thanks!
It is unknown, but most of the serious academics and perfume historians think the late 1970s--certainly not before. Creed has existed since the 18th Century, but made mostly leather goods. The owners maintain that they began making perfumes in the 1760s despite all evidence to the contrary.
Obama wears John Varvatos Original one according to the Macy's SA trying to sell me JV LOL.
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