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    Default 1981 Givenchy Ad for Monsieur and Gentleman

    I like this ad, supposedly from 1981, of Monsieur de Givenchy (discrete masculine) and Givenchy Gentleman (passionate masculine).

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    These are two of my favorites, similar to Chanel Pour Monsieur and Chanel Antaeus.
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    1. Antaeus/Antaeus Sport
    2. Givenchy Gentleman (1974)
    3. Chanel for Men/Chanel Pour Monsieur/Chanel Pour Monsieur Concentree
    4. Chanel Bois Noir/Egoiste/Egoiste Concentree/Egoiste Platinum/Platinum Egoiste
    5. Balenciaga Ho Hang Club
    6. Moschino Pour Homme
    7. Patou Pour Homme/Patou Pour Homme Prive
    8. Fahrenheit/Fahrenheit Summer
    9. Habit Rouge edc/Habit Rouge edt
    10. Dior Homme/Dior Homme Intense

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    Default Re: 1981 Givenchy Ad for Monsieur and Gentleman

    Love it! Thanks for posting. There is a similar plurality between Z-14 and 1-12, I think. Ah, the good old days....
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    Default Re: 1981 Givenchy Ad for Monsieur and Gentleman

    Love the contrast!
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    Default Re: 1981 Givenchy Ad for Monsieur and Gentleman

    Did y'all notice ... they are 220 ml hoglegs. Whoa.

    What I would give to find one of these in some Goodwill store or estate sale. If only ...

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    Default Re: 1981 Givenchy Ad for Monsieur and Gentleman

    You could fuel a rocket with that much vintage Givenchy Gentleman!

    Quote Originally Posted by AceyMan View Post
    Did y'all notice ... they are 220 ml hoglegs. Whoa.

    What I would give to find one of these in some Goodwill store or estate sale. If only ...
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    Default Re: 1981 Givenchy Ad for Monsieur and Gentleman

    I see the 220-ml bottles online sometimes, more often as aftershaves than edt's. It's a great size for these two. I'd especially like 220-ml sprays instead of splashes.

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    Yes, very nice ad. This duo could be taken as a complete wardrobe, I must admit... Why someone would need more than these two? Hmmm...
    (now thinking about my (so many) bottles...)

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    Quote Originally Posted by smeller View Post
    Yes, very nice ad. This duo could be taken as a complete wardrobe, I must admit... Why someone would need more than these two? Hmmm...
    (now thinking about my (so many) bottles...)
    It takes a lot of collecting to figure out how well these two would work as a complete wardrobe!
    Some Favorites
    1. Antaeus/Antaeus Sport
    2. Givenchy Gentleman (1974)
    3. Chanel for Men/Chanel Pour Monsieur/Chanel Pour Monsieur Concentree
    4. Chanel Bois Noir/Egoiste/Egoiste Concentree/Egoiste Platinum/Platinum Egoiste
    5. Balenciaga Ho Hang Club
    6. Moschino Pour Homme
    7. Patou Pour Homme/Patou Pour Homme Prive
    8. Fahrenheit/Fahrenheit Summer
    9. Habit Rouge edc/Habit Rouge edt
    10. Dior Homme/Dior Homme Intense

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bavard View Post
    It takes a lot of collecting to figure out how well these two would work as a complete wardrobe!
    You may be right...

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    Default Re: 1981 Givenchy Ad for Monsieur and Gentleman

    Quote Originally Posted by Bavard View Post
    It takes a lot of collecting to figure out how well these two would work as a complete wardrobe!
    Funny how this older style of advertising ends up being more persuasive than the oversexed modern style in the end - the simple framing of the shot, the Givenchy G's as a background, the uniformity of the two bottle styles - it's not only convincing us to buy the product, but to sell off all our other frags!!!

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