Classic by Banana Republic
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Classic is a perfume by Banana Republic for men and was released in 1995. The scent is fresh-citrusy. It is still in production.

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Fragrance Notes

Top Notes Top NotesBergamot, Clementine, Herbs, Pink grapefruit
Heart Notes Heart NotesLilac, Honeysuckle
Base Notes Base NotesWoody notes, Ginger, White musk



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Submitted by DonVanVliet, last update on 20.05.2019.
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Classic "Abstract" Cologne
Banana Republic CLASSIC is indeed a "classic", rather masculine-smelling cologne. The composition reminds me quite a bit of the Calvin Klein omnisex jug perfumes: somewhat aquatic, somewhat citrusy, vague and indistinct as far as specific notes are concerned. Among the synthetic floral renditions, this one may contain water lily or lotus or something else light and inobtrusive, compatible with these sorts of modern scents, which also sometimes contain tea notes—and this one may as well.

CLASSIC is really quite evasive, when all is said and sniffed, a sort of “one-size-fits-all” fragrance. As this fragrance dries down, a vetiver-like note becomes more and more evident, making this seem, again, a classic made-for-men perfume. Overall, this sort of modern (largely synthetic) perfume, comprising primarily “abstract” notes, does not appeal to me very much, but for those looking for this sort of thing, I'm sure that CLASSIC would do quite well. Nothing to get excited about, but also nothing to offend.


KingPin 8 months ago
Not bad as an uncontroversial, unobtrusive classic " clean " office scent.

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