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    Default Bogart Story Red and Story Blue initial impressions

    I received a sample of each today, and thought I would put up some quick initial impressions as I have seen some posts asking about them. I'm new to note description, but I'll do my best.

    First for story red. There's a mint, with light citrus. Strong vanilla, possibly tonka. It is pretty sweet. The first thing that came to mind when I smelled it was that it was like my Le Male but, sort of different. I haven't worn it yet, but I really like it.

    For Story Blue. Strong initial citrus and pine?, floral-ish lavender maybe. Cedar/Woods. Opening is harsh/sharp. Pretty spicy. It is pretty good, going to have to wear it before deciding if it is a must buy. This one is sort of similar to my Cubano Copper, but only sort of. I got the Copper as a gift, and wasn't a huge fan, but I can say that I prefer Story Blue to the Copper hands down.

    Hope this helps those of you that were curious. I don't have either of the Jacomo frags so I can't say how similar they are, but based on the descriptions in the reviews of the Jacomo frags, they might be one and the same, but I'd rather have someone who owns both or has smelled both weigh in on that side of things.

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    Own and love both of them.

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    I had Jacomo Rouge in the past and it indeed was very similar to Le Male, with some licorice added, is that the case?
    If yes, they are the same...What a confusion!!!!

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    Default Re: Bogart Story Red and Story Blue initial impressions

    Elaborate pleaaaaasse

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    My Story Blue arrived yesterday.
    I own Bogart PH and Furyo so hearing the words "blue" and "aquatic" from this (power)house had me worried.
    Story Blue is a very subtle scent. None of the usual harsh opening.
    Instead there is a subtle Grapefruit and Cedar/Musk vibe going on.
    The projection is alright as expected but this sort of slithers through the air rather than exploding (BPH).
    UPDATE: Wear it in the hot weather. It's quite nice.
    There is a really nice sweet, "ocean note" that comes through. It's probably synthetic but its not like those jarring metallic ocean notes that are commonly seen
    Would like to see the official notes in this so I know what I'm smelling. Anyone?
    Last edited by organic; 4th December 2012 at 02:19 AM.

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    Default Re: Bogart Story Red and Story Blue initial impressions

    Quote Originally Posted by d4N13L View Post
    I had Jacomo Rouge in the past and it indeed was very similar to Le Male, with some licorice added, is that the case?
    If yes, they are the same...What a confusion!!!!
    i assumed they'd be exactly the same as jacomo deep nblue and Jacomo Red but they weren't. they were both more contemporary and less abrasive by comparison.

    Bogart Story red actually wasn't that bad, relatively speaking.

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    Default Re: Bogart Story Red and Story Blue initial impressions

    I have been interested in these two and thinking about ordering samples as well.

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    Where would I go if I wanted a sample of Story Red?

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