Woody Chypre Fragrances

Nasomatto Duro – Tough and Extremely Persistent

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As the name implies, Duro (Italian for “tough”) aims at being the masculine perfume in its rawest form. And given that it was developed by Alessandro Gualtieri, the man behind the brand Nasomatto, I would expect no les, since his innovation is evident with each new launch. As I intended to sample Duro on my […]

1920 Extreme Bois 1920 – Projecting Its Charm Around

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Founded in 1920 by Guido Gallardi, the perfumery house Bois 1920 emerged from Gallardi’s family passion for special perfumes. The founder wanted to own a store in Florence, in which he would make famous the collection of perfumes designed by him and called Bottega Italiana Spigo. Sadly, he died in 1925, unable to witness the […]

Gucci by Gucci Pour Homme – Intended For the Chic Man

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Gucci by Gucci Pour Homme is not a terrible fragrance, just common, that portrays an elusive character. It arrived on the market in 2008, as the masculine counterpart of the 2007 Gucci by Gucci for women and was developed by the creative director of Gucci House, Frida Giannini in collaboration with Givaudan. As described by […]

Ralph Lauren Polo – The Classic Fragrance for Men

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How do you define something that represents the very essence of that notion? There is no way I could talk about classic masculinity because Polo by Ralph Lauren defines the classicism in perfumery through its strong masculine character. Introduced by Ralph Lauren in 1978, as the second perfume of the house (the first was Lauren […]

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