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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>Egypt is a sophisticated blend of bright citrus, fresh lavender, warm nutmeg, and smooth leather that gets your gear prepped for any adventure. Its effortless refinement makes it an excellent selection for exploring Middle Eastern ruins or a Middle Eastern menu on date night.
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Date Night

EIGHT & BOB Egypt description

There may be no greater symbol of ancient mystery and exploration than the country of Egypt. The lure of the Great Pyramids, with their inner chambers redolent of exotic desert oils punctuating the regal serenity of entombed Pharaohs. The temptation of hiking through foreign lands and experiencing the rich, sensual distraction of centuries-old culture.

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4.1 out of 5
Rated3on the scale of0to10
Smells sweet (vanilla?) - not what I expected
I wasn’t expecting this scent to be so sweet - especially since it is categorized as a winter scent. For winter I think wood and spice. I do think it smells okay, but would probably wear it in spring or summer.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
Classic Musk & Spice
If you want that sultry classic musky spice for winter then this is your cologne. Elegant and not over the top. Think Colonel Mustard in the library with a candelstick!
Rated5on the scale of0to10
Best scent I've ever worn. Drove my wife mad every time I was near. Purchasing a full size bottle of this.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
Love how different the smell is
The scent is awesome. Great for a date night with the wife.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
Surprisingly pleasant
First impression, I wasn't feeling the open. Once it set, it grew on me. It's Earthy, a bit sweet, kinda cinnamon-y, and different from the fragrances I usually purchase. Definitely a fall/winter. 5/5 I'd recommend, and get again.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
Very delicious
Rated1on the scale of0to10
Too feminine
My wife’s favorite scent for me is Eight and Bob Nuit de Meguive. So I was excited to try Egypt. She said I smelled like an elderly lady 😂😳
Rated5on the scale of0to10
This fragrance is mature and sofisticated. It's smooth without a floral or perfumy smell. I like to wear it for dressy occasions.
Rated4on the scale of0to10
Good Winter scent
I really enjoyed this fragrance. It lasted above average on my skin. It has a Spicey vibe to it. I also smell a hint of tobacco. Very good quality.
Rated2on the scale of0to10
not for me
not that into it
Rated4on the scale of0to10
Classic scent
I really liked this scent. It's a classic male barber shop kind of scent that will be mass appealing. Unfortunately this was my scent from October and Scentbird didn't mail it until mid-November so I had to wait a long time to get it.
Rated3on the scale of0to10
Average nothing special imo
Not for me. Heard great reviews but was a little disappointed in the scent, didn’t smell as described to me
Rated3on the scale of0to10
Clean, Sweet, Older-Fashioned
Smells clean, however the blend of spices, particularly with the nutmeg, didn’t appeal to my taste. It is a sweet smell that fits colder weather and those who really like nutmeg.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
I love the scent , one of the best winter fragrances I own. You can’t go wrong with this one gentlemen
Rated5on the scale of0to10
Very, very nice...
This is absolutely one of the best fragrances I’ve come across. I do see where Egypt can be compared to Obsession, but it’s much more refined and sophisticated to me. This is one worth splurging on and would be great for a date and is perfect for fall/winter.
Rated3on the scale of0to10
wow nothing quite like it
the nutmeg and leather give a kungfu kick to the head its definitely a strong masculine on the open the dry down is citrusy but it doesn't last long this fragrance isn't a heavy hitter with projection after the first hour it lightly lingers around the room
Rated5on the scale of0to10
Very strong and masculine. Love it
Rated3on the scale of0to10
Smells like Obsession
Just ok, if you don’t mind smelling like you did in 1992. Spicy and nice, but doesn’t last very long. Fades fairly quickly.
Rated2on the scale of0to10
Smelled like old man.
I am 29. Was strong and smelt like something my grandpa would where.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
Very nice!
LOVE this one! So much better than Eight & Bob the Original. Only take one spray or two and the scent lasted until tthe next morning. My new favorite!
Rated4on the scale of0to10
Strong but nice
Lasts a while and very exotic
Rated5on the scale of0to10
Mmm Mmm Mmm
Egypt is a sophisticated blend of bright citrus, fresh lavender, warm nutmeg, and smooth leather. And boy is it. I could bathe in this fragrance. My wife wears it and it drives me absolutely mad. It smells like what a dapper man or woman would smell like. This is the type of scent you find in smokey jazz clubs. Would suggest 101%
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Rated5on the scale of0to10
Eight & Bob Egypt
Greatly surprised with this one, favorite cologne so far. Nice warm scent for autumn.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
Love love love it.
I get complimented each time I wear it
Rated4on the scale of0to10
Whoever came up with the scent finder questionnaire knew what they were doing. My first cologne from this site was an instant favorite. As well as the compliments received.
Richard photo
I'm slowly thinking about adding this up in my queue for next month.
Rated4on the scale of0to10
Real good
woody, warm spicy fragrance. Eight & Bob Egypt is a good classy niche with character. A must try masculine fragrance for the fall & winter.
Rated1on the scale of0to10
Too Strong
I did not care for the scent at all. Would not wear it on purpose.
Justin photo
How do you wear a cologne by accident?
Rated5on the scale of0to10
smooth manly scent
real classy scent. I have this and the original. I like Egypt much better. its got a lot less of the soapy smell of the original. Overall great scent
Rated5on the scale of0to10
One of my new favorites!
Great scent. Long lasting but not too strong. One of my new favs for sure.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
robert duvall
I truly am in love with this...….it's the boom. love the smell
Rated5on the scale of0to10
The Smell a Rolex would have
The scent left a soft, yet masculine scent. It gave me a sence of strength and maturity. Its a sexy power cologne.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
Superb scent
I absolutely love the hidden leather tones with this cologne. sSo muchcontractually bought a bottle. Sonar my fave scent
Rated5on the scale of0to10
First delivery from Scentbird...
Long lasting and great scent.
Rated3on the scale of0to10
Nice Scent just not for me
This was a great scent but fornmy taste I felt like it had more masculine tones.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
CLASSY... and very dapper
This is a very stern scent. very commanding.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
This is for the grown and sexy woman. The smell is classic and I enjoyed it and will be purchasing a large bottle.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
Sweet and slightly spicy fragrance that is more masculine IMO. Starts off nice citrus and lavender. Very clean to my nose. Turns sweet and spicy within minutes. Very enjoyable into the dry down which for me is mostly leather. A winner and my first from the house... Enjoy!
Rated5on the scale of0to10
Love it
Rated5on the scale of0to10
Grown and Sexy!!
This might be my new favorite! Smooth & Sultry...
Rated2on the scale of0to10
Did not enjoy it
I’m a 22 years old man, and it seems that this is not the right scent and product for me , it’s just a No No and with my all due respect but I would not buy this one again (:
Rated4on the scale of0to10
Exotic Spice
This is a wonderful spicy scent! It improves on the dry down. One of my favorite cool weather scents. This works well for a refined man.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
This smell great.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
This was my first time using scentbird and although the perfume didn't come until a week after my birthday I LOVE THIS SCENT. All I can say to describe it is this is a grown women's perfume and it stays on all day. I absolutely love this perfume it makes me feel sexy everytime I put it on!
Rated5on the scale of0to10
Classic Scent
I am very selective with my scents and how they work on my skin. But this scent makes me feel like a million bucks. When you first spray it’s very intense and then it settles into a spicy citrus. If you wear it, it will surely turn heads as you walk on by. It’s definitely a winter scent and it has become an instant favorite.
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I agree 100% I would say more of a fall-winter scent.
Rated3on the scale of0to10
Not a unique scent
This smells like obsession by Calvin Klein, not my favorite. You will not stand out with this one. i think a man in their 50's would be best to wear this one.
Rated4on the scale of0to10
Pleasant smell, but not sexy.
Based on the description of this cologne I was expecting something a little more spicy and exotic (though I guess exotic is relative), but in actuality, it's more of a balanced warm scent with a heavy vanilla register on my skin. It reminds me a lot of Givenchy Pi; something you would imagine on a man at a yacht club wearing a dinner jacket. This cologne is pretty good, just not for me. I thought about rating it a 3, but I can appreciate the scent on other people so I ultimately rated it a 4.
Rated4on the scale of0to10
Great Scent
A cold weather scent. Last, all day 12+ on my skin. Spicey, warm inviting scent. Lots of people stop and ask what i was wearing.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
Eight & Bob is one of my favorite brands, and Egypt is the reason why. It's a masculine, subtly sweet aroma that is strong and performs very well. Everytime I've worn it I get asked what I'm wearing and complimented.
Rated2on the scale of0to10
Too Strong
It’s perfect for a man. My husband asked if I was wearing his cologne. It’s not Metro, where it could pass for both male & female. It’s masculine with no hint of femininity. My husband gladly took it, & I enjoy it on him.
Rated3on the scale of0to10
This is a scent I would imagine would divide most opinions, which I think any niche scent should. When I first spray Egypt, it's heavy and sweet. The nutmeg, lavender and sweet citrus produce a scent to me that is reminiscent of licorice. More specifically it reminds me of the Red Hot candies I ate when I was a kid. If you're adding this to your queue expecting a lot of Middle Eastern spicy scents, you will be disappointed. There is none of that here. Instead you get a sweet hot candy scent. It would be good for casual meet ups, but I personally wouldn't wear it for a date. It would be distracting in the work place, I think.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
I really love this scent. It’s my new favorite
Rated2on the scale of0to10
Smells like something you would wear to court.. not the club. Giving this one to my grandpa... not a fan.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
I love this cologne
Rated4on the scale of0to10
Reminds of 1970s Egyptian Musk, lasts all day, Makes me feel like John Shaft on a Saturday Night.
Tony photo
Shet cho mouf 😂😂
Rated4on the scale of0to10
The finish smells like vanilla on my skin. Takes a booster spray about 3 o’clock. I layered it with D&G The One and really liked the results.
Rated4on the scale of0to10
I love this great leather, sandalwood and nutmeg fragrance. Very well blended with a slight citrus opening, a spicy lavender heart, on top of a beautiful patchouli, leather base. You will definitely get noticed. Versatile and well suited for casual and dressier occasions.
Rated1on the scale of0to10
Girlfriend says it smells like old man. I agree. Like something that came out in the 50's, but not in a good classic-polo-debonaire way. Very disappointed.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
Egypt is a winner. The notes are not overpowering once you give it a minute to absorb into the skin. You initially smell the leather notes, followed by the lavender, and then after a few minutes the citrus, and nutmeg are more prominent. Loved it!
Rated3on the scale of0to10
smells similar to something I already have just a weaker version of it. I like it somewhat just isn't as complex and unique as similar scented fragrences.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
The name absolutely fits!! I fell hard for this one upon first whiff. So elegantly crafted with all the right amounts of each ingredient but i do get a really smooth blend of leather, lavender & nutmeg that stands out on my skin... then slowly the citrus creeps in the mix. So so unique & simply gorgeous. Projection is right around 6 feet & it lasts a good 6 hours before it starts to sit closer to the skin. My god this stuff is addictive & the wife loves it. Very masculine but not overpowering at all... Hard to describe but when I close my eyes & smell, I can't help but think of an Egyptian Pharaoh sitting at his throne, with incense burning all around him, and imagining this is what he would smell like... Definitely one of my favorites thus far. Great choice scentbird and thank you cause i would never have found this one.
Rated5on the scale of0to10
On first application this became one of my all time favorite scents. Wow! Masculine and a bit exotic. Smells sexy and sophisticated.
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