Sunday, June 24, 2018

AFTERSHAVE: Michael Bublé Pour Homme

When it comes to celebrity fragrances I tend to steer well clear, they often smell cheap and nasty and I'm convinced (with zero evidence to back up this feeling) that more often than not it's just cheap stuff whacked in a bottle and flogged to the gullible. I've had to kind of reassess this after being asked by the wife to review Michael Bublé Pour Homme.
 At £39 for a 70ml bottle or £55 for 100ml, this I think sits in the mid-range for aftershaves - anything over £60 and I take a serious whiff of it before forking out my own cash. The attractiveness of the bottle, with its sharp angles and lines, are said to have been inspired by the microphone with the shade of blue being a reference to Buble himself and his usual choice of suit (or so I'm told).
MB Pour Homme is described as a rich signature scent for the sophisticated modern gentleman. The notes to Pour Homme are:
  • Head: Grapefruit, bergamot and pink pepper
  • Heart: Geranium, neroli and blond wood
  • Dry-down: Patchouli, sandalwood and musk
Almost as soon as this left the bottle I was in love with the fragrance - it's unique, fresh and has a depth of fragrance that sits right in the middle of the woody and spicy fragrance familyThe freshness of the citrusy notes really make this fragrance for me and blended with the Patchouli, you have an aroma that seamlessly takes you from day to night and one which is suitable for absolutely any man in your life.
My only question is if you've sold 55 million albums worldwide, why would you branch out into aftershave? You can't be short of a few quid. The many questions that run through my head aside, this is a lovely fragrance that isn't too heavy or warm on the nose. If you are looking for something a little unique this summer then you can do a lot worse than this. 

In terms of celebrity aftershaves and fragrances, this stands head and shoulders above any other I've had the chance to sniff at. 

Perfect for any occasion, this is one where throughout the day you'll close your eyes and think "mmm, yes, this is actually a good fragrance" and you'll be feeling good.

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9 comments:

  1. Oooh, I haven't seen this in the shops to smell it yet. I must have a look next time I am in town. I love the bottle!

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  2. I love the look of the bottle! I've heard quite a lot of positive things about the female Michael Buble perfume so it's good to know the mens is nice too and you liked it.

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  3. This looks like a good fragrance, i will have to get it for my dad

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  4. I'm the same as you - I tend to steer well clear of any perfume or such endorsed by celebrities as I tend to think they have nothing to do with the creation process but just stick their faces on it. But admittedly, this does sound nice x

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  5. I love the look of the bottle and it's got some of my favourite fragrances - grapefruit and parchouli so I'll definitely look for it to have a sniff!

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  6. This sounds so nice. I love Michael's female fragrances, so I'm sure my other half would like this version :)

    Louise

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  7. This would be a good gift for dads or husbands. Good to know that it really smells good.

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  8. I didn't even know he had a fragrance out..seems most celebs do these days.

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  9. I didn't know Michael Buble had a scent out - I'd love to take a whiff though! You've made it sound really appealing! x

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