Guerlain Derby

3.0

2 reviews

0% would repurchase

Package Quality: 3.5

Price: $$$$

Package Quality: 3.5

Price: $$$$

INGREDIENTS



on 9/3/2014 10:31:00 AM

Age: 19-24

Skin: Oily, Fair, Cool

Hair: Blond, Straight, Medium

Eyes: Hazel

I've tried both now the vintage and reissue of Derby. They both aren't exactly mens frrgances more unisex. The vintage I recommend to anyone who wants a vintage scent without smelling dated or old. But the new issue is not very memorble.



on 10/22/2008 9:00:00 PM

Age: 19-24

Skin: Combination, Fair, Not Sure

Hair: Brunette, Other, Other

Eyes: Hazel

This is a review for the reissue of Derby.

First of all, I have no idea what tempted me to get a decant of this. I am not a big Guerlain fan in general, and I am by no means a "nose." However, I am quite possibly the ideal target for cosmetics and fragrances marketers: I am struck with the image portrayed by a scent. For me, Derby conjures up images of a gentleman in a smart bespoke suit, witty and intelligent--rather Sherlock Holmes with a dash of Hercule Poirot's continental charm. I also had a weird thing for masculine scents at the time.

This fragrance is a perfect example of the universality of fragrance--it's marked as a masculine, but I could never imagine this on a man, save perhaps on a dandy! It smells quite powdery to me, light and sweet with that peculiar leather note that smells absolutely nothing like leather! Sadly, after a while, I felt like I had been handed a slightly less offensive Youth Dew, that is to say, I aged about sixty years. After about six hours, this juice induced nausea.

Fragrance is so, so personal, so please don't be offended if you adore this ... I just don't. It is classy and smooth, but not for me.


Popular Fragrances (for Men)


Desire for Men
Desire for Men
22 Reviews
Polo Black
Polo Black
11 Reviews
Armani Mania
Armani Mania
21 Reviews
Curve for Men
Curve for Men
59 Reviews
Antaeus For Men
Antaeus For Men
12 Reviews


Back to Top