Choice of cologne?

What is your choice of cologne?

I personally fancy Jo malone blackberry & bay with a note of Oud & Bergamot.
I know jo malone is unisex product but i dont see many men wearing it. is it gay for a guy to sport that shit?


Comments (83)

Apr 3, 2016 - 7:47am
SearedSalmon, what's your opinion? Comment below:

I don't know the brand but who cares. When going out I actually like using sweeter colognes like paco rabbane black xs and diesel black potion. The occasional times my friends smell it on me they riff, but I've received the most compliments from girls with these colognes. It's not what you like, it's what females will like.

Apr 5, 2016 - 6:21pm
Directress, what's your opinion? Comment below:

I haven't smelled the Jo Malone one but you're probably fine - the base is cedar which is pretty masculine. Looking at the profile I think I want to give it a whiff next time I'm near a retailer.

I'm a woman but have always gravitated towards men's colognes. I figure that your fragrance is a very personal thing - you should pick something that makes you happy. I usually wear Spicebomb but will also wear Valentino's Uomo in the summer since it's a little sweeter.

Nov 4, 2016 - 12:02am
Zeppelin, what's your opinion? Comment below:

I'm a woman and frankly go with Polo it smells amazing. Really any cologne though makes me super attracted to a guy so just wear it.

Nov 23, 2016 - 7:02pm
John10065, what's your opinion? Comment below:

If you are worried about it making you seem gay, you probably are! Come out of the closet and enjoy all the hot guys here in NY.

Jan 5, 2017 - 3:44pm
thebrofessor, what's your opinion? Comment below:

whoever MS'd him is a virgin. I've gotten more compliments from old spice and after shave than I ever did from cologne.

keep on keepin on IP.

also if you buy cologne, do either one spray on the wrist and rub on your neck or one spray on the chest. THATS IT, no more.

when they smell you, someone should think "hey, that bro smells nice" not "hey, that bro smells like he just ate a salad with polo blue as the dressing"

Jan 5, 2017 - 3:41pm
Ruhm, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Le Labo has some godly perfumes

Feb 18, 2017 - 11:29pm
shortstack, what's your opinion? Comment below:

I've often debated buying Creed. I just can't seem to justify it without testing it first. I was wondering if it would appear on this list. This alone gives me some justification.

Jan 9, 2017 - 1:04am
Prescott Moncrief lll, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Two bottle of Tom Ford: Costa Azzurra (light and fresh) and Oud Wood (manly as fuck).

Thanks, let me know if you ever need an introduction in the industry.
Jan 9, 2017 - 1:09am
wallstordie, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Versace Pour Homme undoubtedly.

Jan 9, 2017 - 1:51am
BillBelichick37, what's your opinion? Comment below:

What razor do you guys use to shave? I use a schick hydro 5 but I think it would be badass to use a straight razor blade. Probably going to try walmart's brand that looks like the gilette fusion.

Jan 9, 2017 - 11:33am
M_As_In_Mancy, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Are you referring to a safety razor or a straight blade like Sweeney Todd? If safety razor, i know there is a bit of an adjustment period and then it's pretty easy (plus replacement blades are like $0.10). Would not recommend a straight blade, there is a reason barbers need special certification to give straight blade shaves.

Jan 9, 2017 - 11:49am
BillBelichick37, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Straight blade. Safety razors aren't bad but a straight blade looks awesome and like a butterknife. Reminds me of old-school golf clubs. You definitely can't lose focus with a straight blade since it's basically like holding a knife. The walmart part was their generic version of the fusion proglide.

Jan 9, 2017 - 9:51am
Jumped-up country boy, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Eau Sauvage by Dior or Terre d'Hermes. Both get me loads of compliments.

Also nothing gay about Jo Malone- their Amber and Lavender is top-notch, I got the body wash for Christmas, love it.

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Jan 9, 2017 - 9:59am
Brosef Stalin17, what's your opinion? Comment below:

I dont care how tarnished the parent brand has become, but Abercrombie fierce is awesome.

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Jan 9, 2017 - 11:15am
AKBOS, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Tom Ford - Oud Wood & Creed - Green Irish Tweed

I keep Acqua di Parma - Colonia in my gym bag

Jan 9, 2017 - 5:47pm
StoicTrader, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Armani Code FTW. IDK about old spice, reminds me of old men..... I take Axe over Old Spice all day

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Jan 10, 2017 - 11:58am
Black Knight, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Why is the date " 1/9/17 - 1:00am" for OP, but dates of the posts within this thread range from April 2016 to the present?

I would... but the truth is I can't sell my soul to myself...
Jan 12, 2017 - 6:13am
Ruhm, what's your opinion? Comment below:

I think the date is updated if one edits a post/topic

Jan 10, 2017 - 12:28pm
Silverback__Monkey, what's your opinion? Comment below:

While I do like these expensive colognes at times... for me the best is Pinaud-Clubman. Women tell me they love it and smells very masculine. However its important to find the cologne that best fits your body chemistry. Everybody has different skin and chemistry for some a cologne might be a perfect fit but for others not. Go a store and ask to smell different colognes with various notes sweet, musty, etc. Important is to ask for coffeee beans after testing each cologne.

Jan 10, 2017 - 12:42pm
GuyFawkes, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Terre d'Hermes. Get so many compliments on it and it is not very common which makes it distinct.

Jan 25, 2017 - 11:24am
stth_167, what's your opinion? Comment below:

don't you think Neroli Portofino is almost impossible to be scented by other people? I got lots of compliments from a girl when she was close enough to feel it, but as it's so light usually goes unnoticeable...

all good choices btw

Feb 18, 2017 - 7:21am
ODS-UK, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Much like the AdP - CC, the Neroli Portofino is very light and fresh - so won't be one that people catch just from walking past you on the street, but I think that it does linger. It's so light you get accustomed to it very quickly so don't realise, I thought the same but my partner told me she could smell it even after a few hours.

Sorry for the delayed response btw. Haven't logged in until now.

Jan 15, 2017 - 4:58am
McEnroe, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Chanel Platinum Egoiste - 1 spray on the left wrist and 1 on the right side of my neck, then rub both wrists together and likewise on your neck (gently).

I never over-apply, just enough so that when you make close contact (i.e., give a girl a casual hug in greeting), the person on the receiving end is blessed with the slightest whiff of the best smelling cologne one could purchase.

An extremely clean and refreshing scent. Bought my 1st bottle in '08 and have never turned to another product. I've received countless compliments on this product over the years, but never share the name with those who ask. Consider this my free gift to the WSO community.

Feb 18, 2017 - 11:25pm
shortstack, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Versace Man Eau Fraîche Versace Pour Homme Chanel Bleu De Chanel Chanel Allure Homme Sport Dior Sauvage Gucci Guilty

There are also some Burberry and Jimmy Choo colognes I enjoy. I just can't recall which specifically. I'd still recommend checking them out.

If it wasn't worn by so many others I'd place Giorgio Armani Acqua Di Giò on this list.

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Feb 18, 2017 - 11:49pm
Ehmerica, what's your opinion? Comment below:

English Leather.

Only two sources I trust, Glenn Beck and singing woodland creatures.
Feb 20, 2017 - 6:34pm
Jamie_Diamond, what's your opinion? Comment below:

when i ran track back in college, tommy cologne would give me a compliment from every female member of the track team and even some dudes

What concert costs 45 cents? 50 Cent feat. Nickelback.

Aug 1, 2018 - 6:06pm
Thatyalething2019, what's your opinion? Comment below:

Burberry Brit Rhythm

"I'm at a loss, he was part of that whole Yale thing... Well, I think, for one, that he was probably a closet homosexual who did a lot of cocaine... You know, that Yale thing."
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Sep 28, 2018 - 4:21pm
andnad, what's your opinion? Comment below:

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Nov 30, 2018 - 3:54pm
Carl Van Loon, what's your opinion? Comment below:

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Nov 30, 2018 - 4:21pm
m_1, what's your opinion? Comment below:

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Dec 6, 2018 - 10:32am
VTTRADER, what's your opinion? Comment below:

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