Dolce & Gabbana pour Homme (1994) (Eau de Toilette) by Dolce & Gabbana

Dolce & Gabbana pour Homme 1994 Eau de Toilette

Version from 1994
19.10.2021 - 10:27 AM
Helpful Review

Italian man in the 90's

Dolce & Gabbana, a brand that doesn't have many great fragrances, in fact, i guess this is their best (talking about the masculine ones).

A concoction of citruses, lavender, sage and woods. A simple eau de cologne mixed with a fougère style. Max Gavarry, the perfumer behind this fragrance, managed to create something with a cool water base and brighten it up with an Italian sexy vibe. It has a soapy quality, from the fougère structure and it's very alluring all the way. A typical 90's masculine but with this sexy citruses from a Italian eau de cologne.

The citruses aren't the most natural ones but, for some reason, they work perfectly here with the herbs de provence and the light wood/tonka base. Nothing is sharp here. A pretty smooth fougère that has also a soft tobacco leaf note in the base to blend everything together. Is probably the least perceptive note but it's the one that helps this composition not being boring and has this sexy masculine aura.

Unfortunately, D&G left EuroItalia in late 90's to joined P&G and later, Coty (everything from that era is very forgettable, to be honest) and the version of this classic is also completely different. Much sharper with less quality materials. Recently, the brand joined Shiseido group and they came out with slightly more interesting fragrances but i didn't tried the Pour Homme version yet. I hope the quality was increased as I consider Shiseido as a good brand/group.

But for now, I suggest you to find a EuroItalia version if you want to experience this fragrance in full HD Stereo.
The longevity is also better in this version (+8h) and the sillage is also stronger.
Overall, a great fougeres with some unique qualities.


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