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For a fresh, ever-evolving scent inspired by Jules Verne, try Histoires de Parfums 1828.

Histoires de Parfums

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Ernest Hemingway, exemplar of all things craggy and masculine, was the inspiration for this complex fragrance—but don’t expect notes of rum and tobacco. This is a cultured fragrance for a cultured man. Papa would approve.

How it Works

This fragrance combines Mediterranean top notes of Italian bergamot, juniper, and black pepper blend, with heart notes of orange blossom, Florentine iris, and cinnamon, and a base of vetiver, vanilla, and yellow amber.

How to Use

Spritz on your wrists and neck—with restraint, like Hemingway’s prose.

Denat. Alcohol 96° (infected with 5g of phtalate ethyle per liter), éthanol, diethyl phtalate, Fragrance, Limonene, Coumarin, Linalool, Eugenol, Citronellol, Geraniol, Cinnamal, Alpha-Isomethyl Ionone, Benzyl Benzoate, Water

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Excellent cologne
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This was one of my favorite colognes that I have tried to date. Definitely getting a full bottle.

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Absolutely love this!
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I am love with this cologne. A very masculine scent. Two thumbs up!

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Not bad
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Not crazy good but not bad. 125 may be a bit high. Definitely a masculine smell but not something i'd rock everyday. Could be used for a cigar lounge.

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Decent
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The scent is nice but not the right fit for me. Also the price is a little steep for a cologne that didn't blow me away.

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Makes me walk more upright
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I feel more alluring, well-traveled, and wise simply by putting this on. My posture improves. Lots of different levels to this scent.

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Different in a good way
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I wasn't expecting to like this cologne as much as I did..it's different, almost floral but in a masculine way. Wish it was cheaper though.

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Smells amazing
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I am in love with this sample.
I did notice some specific notes in the fragrance but that is one of the things that I especially like about it.

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Wonderful Scent
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From the first time I wore this I received compliments on it.

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not my favorite
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This cologne was ok. It just really wasn't my kind of smelling taste. I have a couple of others I prefer.

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It's okay...
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It's okay...but not distinctive enough to warrant the price.

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