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    Default Bleu de Chanel ; Le Male for Gentleman ?

    Do you think Bleu de Chanel similar to Le Male ?
    Do you think older gents , late 50's , can wear Bleu ?
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    Default Re: Bleu de Chanel ; Le Male for Gentleman ?

    Do you think Bleu de Chanel similar to Le Male ? not similar at all
    Do you think older gents , late 50's , can wear Bleu ? sure, why not?

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    Default Re: Bleu de Chanel ; Le Male for Gentleman ?

    ... thought Bleu might be considered a younger mans scent
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    Default Re: Bleu de Chanel ; Le Male for Gentleman ?

    Quote Originally Posted by EdeC View Post
    Do you think Bleu de Chanel similar to Le Male ?
    No.

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    Default Re: Bleu de Chanel ; Le Male for Gentleman ?

    I'd say Bleu is more mature than Le Male. My ex girlfriend's 67 year old grandfather wears Aqua di Gio, and tbh it doesn't seem out of place on him. If you like Bleu then I say go for it!

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    Default Re: Bleu de Chanel ; Le Male for Gentleman ?

    No way similar. But I think any age could wear Bleu De Chanel.

    Both are good scents, but if I had to choose, I would pick Le Male.

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    Default Re: Bleu de Chanel ; Le Male for Gentleman ?

    I think Bleu is suitable for almost any age of guys. And it is nothing like LeMale, which is definitely *not* suitable for older guys, in my opinion.
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    Default Re: Bleu de Chanel ; Le Male for Gentleman ?

    Quote Originally Posted by JiveHippo View Post
    Do you think Bleu de Chanel similar to Le Male ? not similar at all
    Do you think older gents , late 50's , can wear Bleu ? sure, why not?
    This.

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    Default Re: Bleu de Chanel ; Le Male for Gentleman ?

    Not similar. If I had to choose between the two, definitely Bleu de Chanel, without hesitation. If you like something, wear it. Age does not make a difference. No such thing as a younger or older scent IMHO. No set rules on what you want to wear or what smells good to you

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    Default Re: Bleu de Chanel ; Le Male for Gentleman ?

    No simularities IMO.Any age can rock Bleu.
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    Quote Originally Posted by bigsteve View Post
    I think Bleu is suitable for almost any age of guys. And it is nothing like LeMale, which is definitely *not* suitable for older guys, in my opinion.
    I'm with bigsteve - I find Le Male to be the brash, sweet fragrance best suited to the younger crowds.
    Bleu is much more subdued and can be worn by anyone.

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    Default Re: Bleu de Chanel ; Le Male for Gentleman ?

    Nothing alike.

    Anyone can wear anything.
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    Default Re: Bleu de Chanel ; Le Male for Gentleman ?

    There is no comparison. Anyone can wear Bleu. Le Male is for 50+ imo.

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    Default Re: Bleu de Chanel ; Le Male for Gentleman ?

    I'm in my early 20's and I wear BdC, never really wanted to purchase Le Male.

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    Quote Originally Posted by timdoeswell View Post
    I'm with bigsteve - I find Le Male to be the brash, sweet fragrance best suited to the younger crowds.
    Bleu is much more subdued and can be worn by anyone.
    Agree to the above - however, if you like something, go for it, irrespective of age...

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    Default Re: Bleu de Chanel ; Le Male for Gentleman ?

    No similarity whatsoever!
    IMO Bleu De Chanel can be worn by any age group. Its an amazing scent. Much better than Le Male.
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    Default Re: Bleu de Chanel ; Le Male for Gentleman ?

    LeMale is slightly more unisex, whereas Blue is decidedly more masculine.

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    Default Re: Bleu de Chanel ; Le Male for Gentleman ?

    Quote Originally Posted by Skyline View Post
    There is no comparison. Anyone can wear Bleu. Le Male is for 50+ imo.
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    Default Re: Bleu de Chanel ; Le Male for Gentleman ?

    I know attractive career oriented guys 35+, who dress and act like gentlemen, who wear Le Male. And it fits them.

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    Default Re: Bleu de Chanel ; Le Male for Gentleman ?

    BdC does not smell like Le Male. As to the age-typing of Le Male, i do not think anyone smelling Le Male on a 50+ man will think "smells too young for him". I have Boellis' Panama 1924 which is almost identical to Le Male (but much better quality, IMO). I do not think anyone would perceive the Boellis as marketed to youths, so.....
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    Default Re: Bleu de Chanel ; Le Male for Gentleman ?

    Quote Originally Posted by EdeC View Post
    Do you think Bleu de Chanel similar to Le Male ?
    Not at all. Completely different scents.


    Quote Originally Posted by EdeC View Post
    Do you think older gents , late 50's , can wear Bleu ?
    Yes, but there are much better options. When I hear "scent for Gentleman" I instantly think about L Instant de Guerlain Pour Homme.
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    Default Re: Bleu de Chanel ; Le Male for Gentleman ?

    While I sense no similarity between the two, I also think strongly that Bleu de Chanel can be worn at any age.

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