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    I've gotta go with Guerlain Vetiver. What about you?
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    Basile Uomo vintage

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    Aramis Tuscany Uomo, by far. I would almost wanted to add Davidoff Zino, but it's on my top preferred list from some time and I don't consider it 'old man' style, on contrary. Still hunting a bottle of old formulation Tuscany...
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    Dior Fahrenheit | Givenchy pour Homme | Carolina Herrera for Men | Narciso Rodriguez Him | T. Mugler A*Men Sunessence | Trussardi Inside | C. Herrera Chic | Azzaro PH | M. Kors Michael for Men | Pal Zileri Sartoriale |

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    Old Spice.

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    Programme Homme by Lancome

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    Versailles Pour Homme
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    I'm not super familiar with a lot of "old man scents" but I have always enjoyed RL Safari whenever I sniff it at Sephora. It smells old mannish to me.

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    If aftershave counts: Floid!
    Reminds me of my dad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Hunter View Post
    Old Spice.
    Yes. Or as I think of it, "my dad." That and Yardley English Lavender.

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    Old Spice Fresh
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    My nephew declared, "Smells like an old man!" He was talking about one of my favorites:

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    Coriolan by Guerlain . . . http://www.basenotes.net/ID26120401.html

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    The same as my favorite for anyone else...
    Current Top Favorites:
    1) Portrait of a Lady (EdP Frédéric Malle)
    2) Giorgio for Men vintage (Giorgio Beverly Hills)
    3) Dia Man vintage edt (Amouage)
    4) Les Nombres d'Or Vetyver (Mona di Orio) - tie
    4) Lalfeorosa (O'driù) - tie

    6) Anat Fritz Original Formula and Classical (Anat Fritz)
    7) Captain vintage (Molyneux)
    8) Tzora (Anat Fritz)

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    Derby

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    Tabac edc and Guerlain Vetiver, but for me they are not 'for old men'..............
    My Top 10 : (In no particular order)

    - Dolce & Gabbana: Pour Homme (vintage)
    - Paco Rabanne: Pour Homme (vintage)
    - Loewe: Esencia/Pour Homme
    - Guerlain: Homme L'Eau Boisee
    - Chanel: Egoïste
    - MPG: Santal Noble
    - Guerlain: Vetiver
    - Amouage: Jubilation XXV
    - Dior: Homme Intense
    - YSL: Kouros (Fraicheur)

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    Default Re: What is your favorite "old man's" fragrance?

    I don't believe there is such a thing as an "old man's" fragrance. It is someone's subjective association to perhaps an older relative that wore something - or a scent that, to them, reminds them of their childhood (taking them back to a younger period in life) and remembering what their dad wore in the morning after a fresh shave...

    So, to answer this question in line with my belief - my favorite "old man's fragrance" is whatever my wonderful Father is wearing when I see him. He is 83 years young and I love him dearly. I have several fragrances and After Shave splashes he wore earlier in life and still does on occasion, and they are special to me.

    He has a rotation of scents - none of which I wouldn't wear myself...and have in my collection. Most are gifts from me, anyway - as we share in this passion together and he always takes time to smell good.

    I guess this apple didn't fall far from the tree that it looks up to...and admires how he has lived his life.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ericrico View Post
    I don't believe there is such a thing as an "old man's" fragrance.
    You are so right ericrico, furthermore, I find the term insulting and degrading. Those that use the term "old man fragrance" get no respect from me.

    Now "old fragrance" is totally different, and I agree with Guerlain Vetiver is one of the best "old fragrances", but the OP probably will never have the privilege of smelling the original GV anyway.
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    Today's hot new fragrance is tomorrow's Old Man fragrance, just as today's young turks become tomorrow's old men. No one escapes the march of time.

    My favorite classics? Antaeus, Kouros, Azzaro, and Mitsouko, of course.
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    Azzaro Pour Homme and Calvin Klein Obsession for men

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    Various scents, including: Mouchoir de Monsieur and Habit Rouge by Guerlain, Aramis pour Homme, Tabac Original, Chanel pur Homme, YSL PH and quite a few more.

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    Quote Originally Posted by PerfumeCollector View Post
    You are so right ericrico, furthermore, I find the term insulting and degrading. Those that use the term "old man fragrance" get no respect from me.

    Now "old fragrance" is totally different...
    Agree completely. It is an insulting term indeed, and even more ridiculous.

    Even more sad is what many call "old man" fragrances are actually some of the best scents on the market in their vintage form that most will never have a chance to smell as they make no effort to seek them out (and many also still smell great in their current release formulations). They tend to skip the classic scents of the past so they can throw on some of the multitudes of current popular generic designer and/or niche releases with the misguided aim of avoiding smelling "like an old man". Crazy stuff, IMO.
    Current Top Favorites:
    1) Portrait of a Lady (EdP Frédéric Malle)
    2) Giorgio for Men vintage (Giorgio Beverly Hills)
    3) Dia Man vintage edt (Amouage)
    4) Les Nombres d'Or Vetyver (Mona di Orio) - tie
    4) Lalfeorosa (O'driù) - tie

    6) Anat Fritz Original Formula and Classical (Anat Fritz)
    7) Captain vintage (Molyneux)
    8) Tzora (Anat Fritz)

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    Quote Originally Posted by drseid View Post
    Agree completely. It is an insulting term indeed, and even more ridiculous...
    Yes, it's a stupid term but I don't get upset about it anymore. Kids always need to differentiate themselves from the previous generation. It has always been thus and always will be. Rather than complain about kids who can't see (or smell) past the ends of their own noses, I applaud those who have the maturity to see beyond the stereotype. They're the real deal.
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    Favorite would be Knize Ten

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