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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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Too strong of a smell for me
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I like nice clean smells and this is not one of them. This may be the cologne for you but not me. Sorry, I would not purchase this product.

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Fits Me Perfectly
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I'm not the kind of guy that needs musk or other "masculine" scents to smell good. I require woodier and more floral notes to match my natural aroma, and this is perfect for that. I used every drop of this stuff because I was so obsessed with how well the smell worked for me.

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Love
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When I first put this on, I didn't like it at all. It smelled a bit too much like an old man for me (think old spice.) However, I got so many compliments throughout the day that I've worn it over and over again and I've really become attached it it. Highly recommend.

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Great smell
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It smells fantastic and we love the sample. The price is just a huge turn-off. Worth the purchase if you can afford it, though

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smells great but expensive
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Loved the smell. the description is pretty accurate. I would order a full size but it's a bit pricey for the size

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AMAZING!!!!
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Many compliments when wearing this suburb fragrance. I love it, my wife loves it. It is subtly sweet with nice notes that fit my design well.

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Awesome!
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I received a sample and immediately purchased this product. Talk about a masculine scent. This is it. I am sitting at my desk wearing it this morning. People smell it. They love it. My wife sits closer to me when I wear it.

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Best Cologne
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This is probably one of the best colognes I have ever had the pleasure of purchasing. I have purchased a lot of colognes in my day. The scent stays all day and doesnt fade away and it really smells like its made with love and has a smell of wealth to it.

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Nice smell, lasts well
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I personally like the smell of this cologne. It reminds me of some others I have tried in the past, plus it hangs around for most of the day. It's nice to still smell good at the end of a long day.

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Loved this one
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Smells great. Masculine, but not in a sporty sort of way. More complex than that. The price was quite the disappointment though. I would have bought a bottle if it was more reasonable.

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