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KimJong 1 year ago 3
7.5
Scent
7
Longevity
6
Sillage
7
Bottle
Less seductive, less refinedness, but much more versatile
As others have already mentioned, this piece is one of the Spicebomb types and features vivid and distinctive cinnamon. I'd like to add just how Gentlemen Only Absolute differs from competitors like Spicebomb, Bvlgari MIB, L'Occitane Eau des Baux, and etc.

1. Not really boozy. So there is no impression of profligate or free-spiritedness. It is not as seductive or alluring as it is.

2. Not ostentatious. Once this scent itself is not very noticeable, and its performance is also. The longevity is sufficient, but the projection can only be recognized from a really close distance.

3. There is something like a vanilla-based creamy soapy water, and there is a coldness in the middle that almost feels metallic. Maybe Spicy Nutmeg. I really like this part. However, this soapy water is slightly old school, thus adding a mature vibe to the scent. I think GOA is too mature for people under 30.

4. And because of the above three factors, GOA is maybe suitable for day-time offices. But is it really a good scent in the office? Not certain. And also it's a bit modest to wear at clubs or social gatherings. In my opinion, it can be worn anywhere, but not the best anywhere.

5. Anyway it should be said that it has much greater general purpose compared to Spicebomb. It is okay to wear it now, which is mid-April, not winter. And it's a pretty good choice for Cinnamon fans who will always want to wear this kind of scent.

6. There's a shortcoming of course. Ambiguous rather than shortcoming. A sweet element that can never be said to be few. This sweet part is not very elaborate. I read some comments comparing GOA to 1 Million, and I don't agree with that, but I can fully understand that the assessment comes out anyway. This means that the sweetness of GOA is considered an ordinary cliché.

7. GOA's sweet type is yummy vanilla which reminds us of Givenchy Pi in part, with a soft and dark smoky flavor like a baked marshmallow. And I don't know why, but I sense some coffee. It may be a good factor for dark vanilla fans, but it gives me a younger impression too much.

8. So here's my conclusion: The use of scents and the age range of the main target of it are not clear. It is well-made enough, but it is a little old fashion for young people to wear, and it is too flat a sweet taste for mature adults to wear. At night time, GOA is certainly inferior to Herod, Mancera Red Tobacco, Spicebomb or so. It can only be a better choice than them in the office, but there are already many other good perfumes for the office. If you already have a few bottles of perfume, maybe there's almost no reason to include it in your collection.

9. Nevertheless I bought this, because I really love the scent of Spicebomb type. Despite being really fond of it, it is often difficult to wear this type of perfume. For example, I won't be able to wear them during light tea time or confession time (although it's been so long since I've been to the church, anyway). But GOA can share more of my daily lives than them, except for funerals.
KimJong 1 year ago 5
8.5
Scent
6
Longevity
7
Sillage
7
Bottle
Not artistic fragrance, but..
1. There are comments that Colonia Club is similar to Green Irish Tweed. I can understand that assessment, but I would say that the two are quite different in character. And I prefer Colonia Club. Actually it is what I've been wearing every summer for the past few years. I didn't wear it every day, but I think I wore it often enough.

2. Unlike other ADP's pieces, Colonia Club has little room to classify it as a classical fragrance, rather a modern. I think it's closer to the early 90s vibe. It also seems to be directed at a popular line similar to designer perfumes, which is why relative undervaluations occur despite the Colonia Club's great value.

3. I don't know how many people will agree with me, but I think Colonia Club and Façonnable Cologne are quite similar. Especially when sprayed on the body, mint is mixed in sweat and gives off a sharp and prickly scent. Naturally it makes a person's body odor very healthy and energetic. On this page, Mr. FragranceFox even mentioned A&F Fierce. Colonia Club and Fierce smell completely different in fact, but the way Fierce's petitgrain works on human body odor is also similar in my opinion. I'm not sure how to explain this scent, anyway there's no such scent when spray it on paper at all.

4. Colonia Club is much better than Façonnable in terms of quality of course. The relationship between the two pieces can be compared to the relationship between Green Irish Tweed and Cool Water. In the end, this is what I'm trying to say: For anyone who identifies value enough to choose GIT instead of CW despite the huge price gap, wouldn't the same be true for Colonia Club?

5. Now, let's talk about the Colonia Club. Freshness, pleasantness, and etc have already been fully mentioned by others, so let's skip it. Which passes through a fairly widespread aromatic mint bomb and settles down with a luxurious green soap scent. Probably someone would feel the forest or the sea in this drydown. What's certain is that there's more to it than the soap scent. Something airy, natural, and a bit salty. All of these are factors that make the fresh scent of a cheerful person.

6. Some perfumes also affect a person's personality. For example, GIT has similarities to the Colonia Club, but it feels much calmer. So when I wear something like GIT, I feel my body moves slowly, and my spine becomes upright by itself instead. Then maybe I look more like a decent guy, but I don't really like that feeling very much.

7. On the other hand, whenever I wear the Colonia Club, I feel that I have become a much more cheerful, sporty, and agile guy. I can actually jump higher, run faster, and laugh more. At the same time, it doesn't make me lose the refinement. And Colonia Club is also something that makes look forward to summer for me. So I like Colonia Club more than GIT.
KimJong 1 year ago 8
9
Scent
7
Longevity
7
Sillage
8
Bottle
The scent of sadness and loss
When it comes to "balance," there were some of the best perfumes in history. Like Azzaro Pour Homme, Chanel Egoiste, Terre D'Hermes, Amouage Dia... Such perfumes are so sophisticated that it is not possible to explain the scent just by mentioning the listed notes. It is already one scent that is well combined in itself.

And I would say that L'Homme Ideal Cologne is one of them. Maybe it's not the best masterpiece made by Guerlain's house, but it is true that perfumes as elaborated as this are really rare. Unfortunately, this artwork has almost not gained people's love and is slowly fading away. We may regret losing Ideal Cologne in the not too distant future...
KimJong 1 year ago 5
7.5
Scent
7
Longevity
7
Sillage
6
Bottle
Cool barbershop scent, very enjoyable!
1. Super cheap. Only 30 dollars for 100ml.

2. It smells like light and pleasant shaving cream. At first, it has a lot of foam and cool texture, and then it quickly changes into a smooth cream scent.

3. It's too simple and linear. It's not a perfume of artistic value at all. But it's nevertheless refreshing and neat, really. The sweetness is very appropriate, the coldness is very appropriate too.

4. It's surely a barbershop scent, but it does not a type what remind me of my grandfather's memories. It's a type of the hipster who has a nice beard and a slight tattoo.

5. If you are a man who likes the barbershop scent, you will feel great joy from AB. It's a modern scent while pursuing old-fashioned orthodoxy. AB may be a better choice if you do not have special memories of Drakkar Noir and British Sterling, or if you feel dissatisfied their reformed version.

6. It is not comparable to Rive Gauche. Not only because there is no lavender, but there are few perfumes in the world that can replace vintage Rive Gauche. AB is more of a common shaving cream scent rather. But just this is enough satisfaction for me.

7. The performance of it is quite impressive. I rated it as 7 points, but it's okay to give it 8 points. I can feel enough a clean bubble up to 7 hours later with just 2 sprays.

8. It would have been much better if it had been a little deeper and rounded at the edges. But honestly, I don't know if there is a man who doesn't like this kind of scent.
KimJong 1 year ago 2 1
7.5
Scent
8
Longevity
7
Sillage
7
Bottle
Dirty sticky rose soap, very original.
1. After reading a lot of positive reviews, I was quite looking forward to it. Now I have to say that I agree and also I don't agree with those reviews.

2. The most important part of Toy Boy is the scent of rose soap. It's very fancy and unique, but it's not comfortable to wear as a man, and there's a sensual vibe, but generally speaking, it's not a manly charm at all.

3. In the background is a wet barn-like vetiver. It scents pretty rough and dirty. This changing process is so complex that it is difficult to explain, but it is clear that there's something sticky and obscene is in the middle.

4. My personal impression of this is a odd man with lipstick and eyeshadow and also chest hair. I think it's not feminine at all.

5. So far I've worn it four times, and my wife has hated it terribly. I was once told by a colleague whether it was a compliment or not, "There's something smells unique." Some people mistakenly thought it was an expensive niche perfume because it smelled so strange, but they never told that "It smells so good."

6. To compare this to clothes, it is a geeky dress called avant-garde that can be seen sometimes in fashion shows. It's very original, and it's an amazing quality at this price point. But I don't think I'll wear it myself.

7. I am a firm opposition to the view that this is easy to wear. Toy Boy has something to offend others. Not a matter of being masculine or feminine. Simply it is not decent or elegant.

8. But from old times, Moschino has created works that redefine masculinity. For example, Moschino Uomo? is very different from the macho style cologne of the 80s. In the history of fragrance, the experiments they have done are valuable. I would like to appreciate that point.
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