On the dry down, the woods start to work its way through. I suppose if you're an older gentlemen with lots of tweed suits, who lives in a dense haze of lovely-smelling pipe smoke from that lovely-smelling pipe stuck between your teeth, this could compliment your presence entirely. I do get some citrus and then a pencil-cedary leather scent that can be tolerably pleasant. The citrus notes eventually lose their sweet and acidic tops, but they linger on through the bitter peel zest notes in the heart, which temper the creamy oak notes. This smells nothing like English Leather deodorant, either, which is a spicy delight. English Leather is a nice old, masculine, grandfathery cologne.
I'd say this is still a great, no-nonsense masculine scent even for today's man. Can be found in gift sets after Christmas in abundance for cut-rate prices at most bargain discounters, hold out for the larger spray cap bottle if you can, projects better and seems better blended than the smaller sample viles. Please also note that product pictures may vary. Perhaps it's meant to be a more raw form of leather. This should be a staple in every man's collection.
Not good at all and if this is what people think leather smells like then they arent smelling a good quality leather scent such as fahrenheit or something like that. This English leather after shave lotion helps eliminate nicks and cuts while reducing the risk of irritation and razor burn. Anything after 2011 for this stuff is pure tragedy however, but more on that later. I'd only suggest it if your body chemistry works with it. You barely have to splash any on this stuff is so strong. Anyways, this is absent of any appreciable amount of alcohol In the opening going on I get a light lime citrus note, some leather and what smells to me of sandalwood.
Smells completely different in the bottle than it does on my skin. Sorry to have to rain on the parades of the younger reviewers, but I must tell you that the current version of English Leather smells quite unlike the formulation of the 1960s. This review is for the vintage, since I haven't sniffed the current production. Lemon, bergamot, and orange meet with very pale lavender in the top, and the stuff already sets us up for the classic rigidly masculine dryness that most other aromatic citrus chypres in the late 40's through the 50's possessed. I liked the deodorant, which to me, had a fresh musk scent, perhaps a little like Paul Sebastian mixed with Old Spice. Even though I sometimes dab it on for old times' sake, it's definitely not the fragrance it used to be.
But after a few minutes it warmed up into a very nice mossy, pencil shaving scent. The first impression I got was of alcohol and fake lemons. The information, prices, and discounts detailed are subject to change without notice. To avoid becoming a persona non grata, every young man just had to own this delicious cologne. A review of English Leather led to an emotional argument on the Basenotes forum, so I need to be a little careful with my words: this cologne smells like senior citizens.
That's all you need for a full day of awesome scent. I swear a splash of this is literally an environmental disaster. It is a masculine scent that can be worn anytime. Once you place an order, you or someone you know can pick it up at a Sears store, have it shipped to over 100 countries—whatever is most convenient for you. Once the topnotes fade, the vintage Old Leather leaves you with a very rich sandalwood. For men of a certain era, whose fathers came of age in the 50s and 60s and wore this, a bottle of English Leather represents a certain masculine ideal. I like this scent very much.
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My only regret is that the Shower Splash is no longer available. There remained a bit of a synthetic feel though. Sign up to our coupon list to receive discounts off your favorite beauty products. It comes in a 3. My favorite aspect of English Leather is the classic smells-like-it-sounds name that is seldom if ever employed in the modern industry. Shopping online in the U. It is a very simple fragrence.