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TL pour Lui (2003)
by Ted Lapidus


TL pour Lui information

Year of Launch2003
AvailabilityIn Production
Average Rating
(based on 46 votes)

People and companies

HouseTed Lapidus
PerfumerMarcel Roucel
Parent CompanyBogart Group

About TL pour Lui

TL pour Lui is a masculine fragrance by Ted Lapidus. The scent was launched in 2003 and the fragrance was created by perfumer Marcel Roucel

TL pour Lui fragrance notes

Reviews of TL pour Lui

The initial 45 minutes are rather harsh, then it nimbly settles into a mellow yet substantial toasty, somewhat caramel, vanilla masterpiece. As others have said, It's all about the vanilla here. A real nice complex vanilla too. Very little top notes here once the initial blast has passed.

Somewhat potent with good projection and longevity. A true bargain bang for the buck here. This vanilla is very nice indeed yet it stands alone, which isn't quite enough for me. A great candidate for a combo application I'd think (if you care to indulge your creative self). I haven't gotten there yet, maybe later.

I'm torn between "Up" and "Neutral" here. I rarely wear it; but, rather like keeping it around, I guess hoping I'll find a use for it's truly impressive complex vanilla.

OK, I just combo tested this with Yatagan, an impressive powerhouse that happens to leave me a bit short, wanting something softer and sweeter. Yes, this will be useful to me, exact usage TBD.
13th February, 2017
Vanilla is certainly the most prominent scent in this, but it’s a very different, almost medicinal type of vanilla than what we’re used to. Powerful yet light. Sweet but not cloying. Masculine yet delicious. Top notes are sharp and sexy, the heart is simple and lasting, and the drydown is powdery and gentle.

First picked up a bottle of this at the Bahamas, and when that one ended I ordered another on amazon. I have a friend who dislikes most prominent colognes and tires of them quickly, and he liked this so much that he got a bottle for himself. Perfect for the summer.
06th November, 2016
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United States
As a big Maurice Roucel fan, I can't believe I disliked this one as much as I did. But this was a big blind buy letdown. Huge longevity and projection, but it was just a vanilla/floral bomb(in the worst possible way)on me.
16th May, 2016
TL smells like a reduced-sugar marshmallow. It brings to mind Jil Sander's Background minus the rose and citrus, and is a very mellow, low hum of a scent, sturdy and reliable but rather quiet. While on paper it may sound similar to Le Male or Ghost Man, TL is much less dynamic with its top notes, and it comes out of the bottle fully formed, as it remains practically the same throughout its lifespan. In this regard I would also compare it to Matchabelli's Hero (with much less lavender). I do wish the mint presence was stronger here but at the same time I feel it was meant as a soft complement to the orange blossom. No towering genius here, just a carefree Spring day. My initial response was a neutral one but I have come to appreciate a release centered wholly on vanilla without being sweet.
03rd May, 2016
A synthetic office scent which oddly reminds me of some traits of Nemo by Cacharel, of which it smells like a more masculine and "ordinary" version (and incomparably less complex and fascinating). Citrus, bergamot, neroli, patchouli, a woody base with cedar and sandalwood, then perhaps tonka or vanilla, white musks, lavender and amber. A contemporary, young sweet cologne, without any dry/earthy trait – more on the soft, clean and mellow side. Quite close to Le Male at many stages. Not bad, surely not great either – but I guess it's good for the price.

13th February, 2014 (last edited: 28th June, 2014)
Perfect value for money

Very good projection and longevity, the scent is as others described, basically it's all about vanilla. Guys, you can't get any better for $30 !! And it doesn't smell cheap. The only thing that annoys me is the bottle, with cheap plastic lid, but that's irrelevant.

Pros: Good longevity, projection

03rd June, 2013

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Tl Pour Lui By Ted Lapidus Edt Spray 3.3 Oz

US • Buy it now: USD 54.99.

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