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Thumbs Up There isn’t a ton of information about Esencia Loewe (1988) besides the fact that it hails from an extremely-venerable Spanish leather maker that traces its origins back to 1846. Esencia Loewe is the follow-up to the first Loewe masculine perfume, Loewe para Hombre/Loewe pour Homme (1978), and comes across like your kitchen-sink aromatic/animalic… Read more
Thumbs Up Color me surprised by this, because I did not expect to like yet another flanker in a beaten-to-death line from Bvlgari, which has been vomiting AI-powered stream-of-consciousness drivel for years, mostly from overworked commercial wizard Alberto Morillas, but here we are. Bvlgari Man Wood Neroli (2019) is a flanker-of-a-flanker to Bvlgari Man Wood… Read more
Thumbs Up Dior had a bit of a middling period in the late 90’s through early 2000’s with men’s fragrances, relying too heavily on limited flankers of its established lines, and releasing a few new pillars that went on to flop, like Dior Dune pour Homme (1997) and Dior Higher (2001) until creative director Hedi… Read more
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