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    Default Ralph Lauren Polo Sport - recent purchase

    Hi all,

    not really a classic as such, but a 4 star fragrance from our good friends Luca and Tania. Worth a shot I guess. This is a 75ml splash, distributed by Cosmair.

    Ciao


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    I really like Polo Sport... One of the best "Sport" fragrances in the business IMO!!!

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    Not my favorite Polo fragrance.

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    Default Re: Ralph Lauren Polo Sport - recent purchase

    I think I'm correct in saying that this has been watered down/reformulated over the years, so you've done well to get what looks like a vintage bottle. I used up a full bottle pre-hobby (actually I think it lasted more or less ten years!), then replaced it when I began collecting - I'm sure my new bottle is weaker than I remember.

    Anyway, enjoy!

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    Paul P,

    Glad you like this - it was one of the last fragrances I ever bought. I stopped buying fragrances in 1995. I have the same Cosmair bottle except as a spray. The batch code stamped into the cardboard on the base is B35.

    RL is one of the few labels for which there seems practically no information on dating vintage bottles.

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    Default Re: Ralph Lauren Polo Sport - recent purchase

    Another Polo that I have tried on several occasions and just didn't work for me.
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    Back in the day, I only bought it because I thought wearing it might lead me to Bridget Hall (below).

    Strangely enough, that never happened.
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    Default Re: Ralph Lauren Polo Sport - recent purchase

    I used to wear this one a long time ago. I may need to consider tracking down a bottle to see if I remember it. But if the reformulation is as bad as many say, it may not be worth it.
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    Default Re: Ralph Lauren Polo Sport - recent purchase

    This is one of those fragrances that will be come a classic, if it hasn't already achieved that status already. I loved it when it first came out and still like it even today. Yes, I'm sure it has been reformulated numerous times and perhaps it is a bit weaker than it used to be, but I think it still smells great! I'm glad I own a full bottle!

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    Good purchase, one of the better fresh scents in my opinion.

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    Nice find. I used to love this when it first came out. I may just have to track down a bottle, if only for the sentimental value.

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    Default Re: Ralph Lauren Polo Sport - recent purchase

    I would live to find some of this in its original formulation. Love it. Aquatic done right.

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    Default Re: Ralph Lauren Polo Sport - recent purchase

    Wore this a lot back in the days.

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    Default Re: Ralph Lauren Polo Sport - recent purchase

    when first sampled it i kinda liked it; now i'm saying it's about the same as aqua quorum by antonio puig and the second is much cheaper so..
    enjoy it anyhow!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jason_newton View Post
    Back in the day, I only bought it because I thought wearing it might lead me to Bridget Hall (below).

    Strangely enough, that never happened.
    Strange indeed.

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    Glad to have this one in my collection.

    Regards,

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    Default Re: Ralph Lauren Polo Sport - recent purchase

    Thanks gents -appreciate all your posts.

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