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    Default I am 28, is Terre d'Hermes too old for me?

    Hi everyone, I am new to fragrance world, so not too sure about which fragrance suits me the best. Please give me some advice and your thoughts.

    So far, I have Prada Luna Rossa and Terre d'Hermes , I love Terre d'Hermes much more, however, some of my mates told me that Terre d'Hermes is for mature, successful guys, not for someone who is quite young.

    Do you guys agree with it?

    Also, any fragrance recommendations for under 30 year old guys?

    Kind Regards

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    Default Re: I am 28, is Terre d'Hermes too old for me?

    terre d'hermes is a casual scent, it can be worn by adults on his 20s

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    Default Re: I am 28, is Terre d'Hermes too old for me?

    Terre d'Hermes, if you like it, wear it!

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    Default Re: I am 28, is Terre d'Hermes too old for me?

    Terre D'Hermes is fine for you. Enjoy it.
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    Default Re: I am 28, is Terre d'Hermes too old for me?

    Like others have mentioned, it is very versatile - it can be worn by all age groups.

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    Default Re: I am 28, is Terre d'Hermes too old for me?

    I don't think it's too old for you... not at all. If you like it, just ignore what your friend said.

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    Default Re: I am 28, is Terre d'Hermes too old for me?

    Hell, people live whole lives by the time they're 28.

    Try Encre Noire instead. Terre d'Hermes is thoroughly boring. If it hasn't been reformulated again Bel Ami is a lot better than both. I wore it at 20.
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    Default Re: I am 28, is Terre d'Hermes too old for me?

    I think you'll be fine with Terre d'Hermes. My friend's son who is in HS wears TdH and it smells good on him.


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    Default Re: I am 28, is Terre d'Hermes too old for me?

    I have a bottle, I was 26 when I bought it. I don't find myself reaching for it often as I found something similar but way better: Anat Fritz Tzora.
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    Default Re: I am 28, is Terre d'Hermes too old for me?

    28 is way more mature to wear it as TdH is for a younger crowd

    Joking aside, it's definitely appropriate for your age.

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    Default Re: I am 28, is Terre d'Hermes too old for me?

    My advice: Smell it and decide "Is this me? Does it fit my style?" If it does, rock it and enjoy! When in doubt, find a sample and wear it for a few days. For me, three days is usually enough to tell whether or not a scent fits me, assuming it isn't obviously a yes or a no of course. Here's a sample on sale.
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    Default Re: I am 28, is Terre d'Hermes too old for me?

    Terre d'hermes is gorgeous. yet funnily enough in contradiction, it's definitely not a scent you can blind buy.

    As mentioned above, sample.

    Edit : Wait, you own it already ?............
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    Default Re: I am 28, is Terre d'Hermes too old for me?

    Not too young at all.
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    Default Re: I am 28, is Terre d'Hermes too old for me?

    Yup, OP already mentioned he owns and likes TdH. The point of the thread is this:

    Quote Originally Posted by lenovoisgood View Post
    ...however, some of my mates told me that Terre d'Hermes is for mature, successful guys, not for someone who is quite young.

    Do you guys agree with it?
    And this:

    Quote Originally Posted by lenovoisgood View Post
    Also, any fragrance recommendations for under 30 year old guys?
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    Default Re: I am 28, is Terre d'Hermes too old for me?

    Don't buy into age-specific fragrance chatter...Terre D'Hermes is appropriate even if your 85. Stuff smells flat out great.
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    Default Re: I am 28, is Terre d'Hermes too old for me?

    I don't know how old your Terre d'Hermes is.

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    Default Re: I am 28, is Terre d'Hermes too old for me?

    Hi!
    Moving thread to Male Fragrance.
    Thanks.

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    Default Re: I am 28, is Terre d'Hermes too old for me?

    Not at all! I think it's a wonderful fragrance for anyone in their mid 20s and above.
    Currently wearing: Cuba by Czech & Speake

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    Default Re: I am 28, is Terre d'Hermes too old for me?

    TdH is prime-time for a guy in his 20's and 30's. It elevates your wardrobe well above your Axe body spray-wearing buddies, and they fear you will take their women. That's the ulterior motive in trying to get you to stop wearing it.

    Seriously, it's great for your age group. Assuming you liked it when you bought it, wear the heck out of it!

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    Default Re: I am 28, is Terre d'Hermes too old for me?

    No, wear it and enjoy.

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    Default Re: I am 28, is Terre d'Hermes too old for me?

    I never thought to relate scent to age. In my 20s I liked Caron's Pour un homme

    (I mean of course, if you like it, wear it - that should be the only concern!)
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    Default Re: I am 28, is Terre d'Hermes too old for me?

    Quote Originally Posted by lenovoisgood View Post
    I love Terre d'Hermes much more, however, some of my mates told me that Terre d'Hermes is for mature, successful guys, not for someone who is quite young.

    Do you guys agree with it?
    That could be a really nice way of them saying "Dude, your cologne sucks!"

    Seriously, Terre D'Hermes is one that I received some negative comments/feedback on when I wore it....so it's not exactly "universally liked". It is polarizing, and somewhat different from a lot of scents. So that could be, in all seriousness, a way for them to politely say they don't like it, and to "consider using something else".

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    Default Re: I am 28, is Terre d'Hermes too old for me?

    If you like it wear it. Not everyone around you will like it but mostly it is well received by others.
    Your certainly not to young for this scent.
    Others to try are maybe Encre Noir.
    Currently wearing: Oud Wood by Tom Ford

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    Dude, you're 28. You're not that young despite what society is trying to tell you. Wear what you like. For all you know you've lived more than half your life already.
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    Default Re: I am 28, is Terre d'Hermes too old for me?

    I'm a young-looking 29 yr old and I wear it (the EDT). My girlfriend is not a huge fan but I really like the stuff. Great for formal during warm weather and can be worn for work (don't over-do it as its powerful). If you like it wear it, man.

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    TDH knows no age.

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    Default Re: I am 28, is Terre d'Hermes too old for me?

    No.
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    Default Re: I am 28, is Terre d'Hermes too old for me?

    I highly recommend it for any age.
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    Default Re: I am 28, is Terre d'Hermes too old for me?

    Amazing and classy scent. I love wearing it in the fall. But it can be worn anytime.
    If you like it then wear it!!!

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    Default Re: I am 28, is Terre d'Hermes too old for me?

    Yes, go home and powder your hiney in Johnson's lol. Kidding. Enjoy it! No reason that you can't.
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