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ScentbirdEIGHT & BOBCap D'Antibes by EIGHT & BOB
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EIGHT & BOB
EIGHT & BOB
Cap D'Antibes

Eau de Parfum
Average rating (39 reviews)
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Description
When American student John F. Kennedy met Parisian aristocrat Albert Fouquet in the French Riviera, not only was he charmed by the man, he was also intrigued by his hand-crafted scent. Upon his return to the US, JFK made a quirky request for eight samples?"and if your production allows, another one for Bob". Today, ?EIGHT & BOB? continues to be one of the most exclusive colognes, preferred by the world?s most classic men.<br><br>Cap D'Antibes transports you to the south of France with its breezy opening of sweet violet, cool mint, and aromatic birch. Notes of deep, satisfying cinnamon and verdant, plush moss accent a calming foundation of incense spice, delicate cedar, and warm, inviting vanilla.
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Rebottled Cap D'Antibes, rebottled by Scentbird, Inc., an independent bottler from a genuine product wholly independent of EIGHT & BOB
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EIGHT & BOB Cap D'Antibes main notes

Violet LeafCedarwoodGreen NotesBirchIncenseMint
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Scent type
product typeWoody
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Personality
product typeClassic
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Occasion
product typeHanging Out
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Season
product typeSpring
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Complexity
product typeRefined
10

EIGHT & BOB Cap D'Antibes description

Cap D?Antibes (the Cape of Antibes, in French) was a cherished getaway spot in the 1930?s for Eight & Bob?s legendary perfumer Albert Fouquet. He would spend all his time there, from spring through summer, enjoying the company of the French aristocracy at the Eden Roc hotel. Cap D?Antibes is his treasured memory of this charming French seaside village, told through the art of fragrance.

EIGHT & BOB Cap D'Antibes rating and reviews

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Average rating (39 reviews)
3.6 out of 5
Rated7on the scale of0to10
07/05/2018
Lots of complements
But best for winter or fall.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
06/14/2018
Great Scent!
It starts out a little on the strong side but quickly mellows out. I like that it stays for a long time. Probably one of my favorites so far.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
06/12/2018
Its a pretty good classic scent.
This scent is pretty good. First thing first, the violet scent is straightforward and is very much present. If you are not a fan of violet, then I would not try this scent. However, if you don't mind it, its a pretty good classic fragrance. It balances the floral with the spice and once it settles down on the skin it's pretty pleasant. This is definitely something one could wear to the office or somewhere casual/trendy. It's defiantly a scent that one can't buy over the counter. I gave it 4 stars because of its lasting power. The only reason why it didn't get the full five is that I wanted the scent to be a little bit deeper. All in all a good scent. ?
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
06/08/2018
Cheap and WAY too strong...
No, hated this smell
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
06/05/2018
Yuk
Did not like this one!
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
05/09/2018
Good for the office
This scent is nice for the office, it is a little strong up close.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
05/01/2018
Great Scent
This is a scent that lasts and makes an impression.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
04/25/2018
Awful
If anyone is wondering what this smells like, let me help. Imagine someone farting into the cushion of a leather couch for 20 plus years. Then about a week ago decided to use said worn leather couch cushion as an ash tray. Had to reshower to get this awful smell off of me. Threw the rest of the bottle away.
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06/16/2018
Instead of throwing them away, why not trade them for ones you might like? There's groups on FB where you can swap these...
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
03/31/2018
Spicy and lasts long
It has a good bite to it. Lasts a long time and is consistent. A good winter spicy smell.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
03/28/2018
Ok
The scent was a bit heavy on me. I?ve had this problem before with scents and my chemistry. Not unpleasant but a little heavy
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
03/15/2018
not for me
i went out with some friends the night i got this so i was like "ah, yes, time to try my new cologne" and when i got into the car my friend was like "dude, are you wearing axe body spray?" and i haven't worn this one since. smells too strong and cheap.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
03/14/2018
strong cheap car engine oil smell
This scent is a mess, Vegas rent-boy kind of mess. I ordered it based on the ratings but I would never recommend it to anyone. It smells cheap and like one the reviews below states, headachey. It truly is nauseating.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
02/24/2018
Strong strong STRONG
The scent is very strong, a bit too much. This scent hearkens me back to the days of middle school and AXE body spray was roaming the halls. It has an outdoorsy feel to it and lasts a good while. Defiantly a spring cologne if you are into smelling like a awkward 12 year old who is having problems picking up girls
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
02/19/2018
Strong, but good scent
I liked this scent. A little goes a long way. If you spray too much it can be headachey. It lasts all day. I have sprayed it in my hair and catch whiffs of it from my pillow days later. Masculine smell,the ladies love it. It is more of a night out scent
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
02/09/2018
It's ok
The scent was neutral. It didnt smell bad but also not phenomenal. It definitely didn't last long. I would recommend it for a office setting.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
01/07/2018
Great For The Office
This is very soft on my skin. I love the way it is not to over powering. Great for the office. I?ve been given a few compliments after meetings.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
01/05/2018
Good smell but strong
The smell is very strong, so use lightly. If used lightly on the skin it has an amazing smell that lasts. It has a breezy musky smell that really pulls in attention. I would recommend this as a special occasion cologne. Like a night out or a special date or dressy dinner/event.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
12/03/2017
awesome and long lasting
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
11/27/2017
South of France may be a bit of a stretch. In my humble opinion it's not very unique. First spray is a tad strong but complex. After it mellows a bit it just becomes earthy incense, mostly slightly vanillad cedar... almost musky. It does last for a southern minute and I have gotten a few compliments. Smells great outside!
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
10/31/2017
I like this fragrance but not on myself. The cedar burst when first sprayed on is too much for me. The dry down fragrance is very pleasant though, nice and mellow.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
08/27/2017
Definite aromas of incense, birch, and cedarwood. Long-lasting. Received many compliments. Reminds me of Narciso Rodriguez's cologne but much less abrasive on the senses.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
08/24/2017
Cap D'antibes is a great scent. It truly makes you feel like your off the coast of south France. With sweet violet, cool mint, and birch at the top, it starts with a bang. But in the dry down, vanilla and incense calms everything down. Very nice scent. Its performance is good but the projection only gets about 2 hours and then it becomes a skin scent. Would be better if performance increase. Overall, a good fragrance. I wouldn't purchase a bottle because of the performance vs. price. There are other scents in this genre that perform better...
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
08/17/2017
Love the selections, everyone raves over the scent!
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
08/03/2017
Wasn't sure at first but I've received compliments on it. A little more spice than I like.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
07/22/2017
Everyone around me loves it. Unfortunately the cedar is overpowering and smells fake to me. Makes it hard for me to breathe. Wish we could have scratch and sniff samples mailed so we can review them and narrow down our preferences.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
07/22/2017
Everyone around me loves it, unfortunately the cedar comes across too strong for me and it makes me almost suffocate. Wish we could get scratch and sniff cards in the mail of a few we pick or just a scents to help narros down our tastes
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
07/06/2017
Meh
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
06/15/2017
Was excited to receive. Never got it.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
06/10/2017
This was my first shipment and have to say I am impressed. Based on the quiz I had taken when I signed up, this fragrance was one of the recommended scents. I am really happy with the fragrant smell and have already had many comments. I am excited to see what the next recommended scent will bring.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
05/31/2017
Did not receive this fragrance!!!!
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
05/08/2017
Great cologne. My wife loves it too.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
05/08/2017
Clean and fresh scent that stays with you. Draws plenty of compliments. A must try!!
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
05/02/2017
I dont believe this scent wasin my queue. Smells like something my dad would wear. Not into it.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
04/30/2017
Amazing summer scent lasts long time get it ?
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
04/29/2017
VERY NICE smell. To me it's pretty unique. Admittedly I have far too many in my collection so constantly trying to find unique scents and this is definitely one of them. The longevity is actually really good, however it is mainly just the "basenotes" that last. The topnotes that I like so.much really only lasted about an hour max then it dried down to a pretty generic vanilla and lavender smell which I didn't really care for as it reminds me of the typical "perfume" smell (like walking into a perfume shop and where everything seems to meld into this same smell) that part I don't care for personally. It's a shame because if the top notes could last I would definitely buy a full bottle and give it much higher rating. I do still give it 4 stars because the scent smells very nice for the first 45-60 minutes and I used to live in the South of France near Cap d'Antibes and it does bring back a lot of memories from there... Hope this helps, Happy sniffing !
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
03/07/2017
By far one of my favorites. It has a kind of zesty scent to it that lasts all day and has intense and at the same time soft undertones.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
03/06/2017
Classic scent and long lasting. This scent reminds me of Fall evenings. Apply cautiously, as the scent can be quite strong. A little goes a long way.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
03/03/2017
I like this scent. I usually go for clean and citrusy. This one has a little citrus in my opinion, but definitely a little more woodsy. But it's clean and it's original. It lasts a long time. And I have people ask me about it constantly. A nice change from what I'm used to.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
02/18/2017
Fresh and clean scent love it and stays with u for a good part of the day.
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