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578John Varvatos
John Varvatos Oud
by John Varvatos

Eau de Parfum
Average rating (109 reviews)
3.7 out of 5on the scale of 0 to 5
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Description
John Varvatos Oud goes back in time to weave together oriental references of perfumery with the deeply mysterious presence of oud oil. This sensual blend of traditional yet modern aromas cloaks the wearer with a rich, long-lasting signature. Encased in a gleaming golden net, the flacon exudes an air of intriguing luxury.
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Rebottled John Varvatos Oud, rebottled by Scentbird, Inc., an independent bottler from a genuine product wholly independent of John Varvatos
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John Varvatos John Varvatos Oud main notes

Agarwood (Oud)RoseMyrrhLeatherSaffronCardamom
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Scent type
product typeWoody
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Personality
product typeClassic
74
Occasion
product typeDate Night
74
Season
product typeFall
23
Complexity
product typeIntense
26

John Varvatos John Varvatos Oud rating and reviews

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Average rating (109 reviews)
3.7 out of 5
Rated7on the scale of0to10
09/19/2018
I love the way it smells
Unfortunately it does not last long which sucks because if you know anything about oud you know that it lasts very long which means the quality of oud is not great in this .
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
09/07/2018
New and Better
I loved this one i usually only get john Varvatos But after the black rebel one came out i thought that would be the end of the line for me nut with oud i got back on that train and will be getting a full bottle of oud
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
09/04/2018
not a strong Oud
lasts 2-3 hours after applying like 5-7 presses. Spice note dominates, with oud as a second note. Not recommended for someone looking for a oud dominant perfume.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
08/30/2018
great
great
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
08/29/2018
Pretty good
I like it seems to last awhile definitely would try again
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
08/07/2018
Dislike
Too Christmassy. I smell like a Xmas carol when I wear it and not in a good way.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
08/04/2018
Smells Great
At first spray it a little intense. But I quickly warmed up to it! I love that it reminds me of cooler seasons, even in the middle of summer
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
08/03/2018
Disappointing
I like most Varvatos scents, but for some reason, this one just didn't do anything for me. I found it off-putting.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
07/30/2018
Mike
Varvatos mix gives a good idea of days cool too warm(hot),also for younger men it works great for dates or just time out.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
07/26/2018
Awesome
Love this scent.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
07/10/2018
Love this
If you like strong scents or Oud scents youll dig this cologne!
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
07/04/2018
Awesome
I really like this oud
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
07/02/2018
Good one
Not what I expected from an oud. Oud by itself isn’t very pleasant, but this formula is very good.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
06/14/2018
Jv
Smells great
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
06/06/2018
Safe bet
This is a safe bet for cool fall days
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
06/03/2018
everye fragrance from john varvatos is great
this needs to linger in the air for 5 minutes for you to really appreciate how the notes come together perfect to wear at a beer garden in the fall this fragrance reminded me of my time spent in north Spain.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
05/30/2018
Smells travel
It takes a minute to "settle." But after a few minutes it really shines through as a deep classic oud. In my very personal experience, it is appreciated more on the east coast than it is on the west
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
05/11/2018
As inspected great crisp clean sent
I loved this cologne considering buying more!!
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
05/10/2018
Really tried hard to like this one
JV Oud is complex and masculine - the oud stands out. I have never used an Oud-based scent before and perhaps my lack of experience is making me biased. Oud is not for me (or at least JV Oud). Or maybe it's the season? Wearing this in spring/summer I didn't feel it was a match - feels more like a fall/winter scent. Also not very good longevity on me - lasted about 2 hours max, then what was left on the skin was not much.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
04/23/2018
Smells good
I liked it but wasn’t my all time favorite. But it’s definitely better than a lot of other colognes out there. I’d buy it but worth a try
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
04/03/2018
matter of preference
I don't know if it is the primary Oud in this that didn't work for me or my wife or what...but I really didn't care for this one and I am a big JV fan.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
03/29/2018
So smooth
This fragrance right here is smooth, very mellow. Casual even. Definitely a good choice for any occasion.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
03/27/2018
Smells like sawdust
Very strong smell of sawdust. Like a lumberyard.
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Luis
04/16/2018
Omg, lol!!
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
03/21/2018
Exellent fragrance
Very nice and smooth with a touch of elegance.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
03/15/2018
Never again
Overpowering not impressed
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
03/02/2018
jv oud
First impression was an overpowering cinnamon smell that didn't agree. However upon second smell after scent died down a little it was a nice scent but then faded rather quickly
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
03/01/2018
Flaming 🔥🔥🔥Trash
Cheap Crap
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
02/15/2018
.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
02/14/2018
Good
Decent cologne
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
02/05/2018
John Varvatos OUD
I did not enjoy this scent at all. The fragrance is not authentic. It's alcohol based and not oil. The alcohol evaporate within minutes of spraying on. This is my first sent from sent bird. I might give next month a try, but so far scent bird is a bust. Not worth the $14.95 The idea is cool and the concept has potential, but maybe with some other vendor or investor. Don't even get me started on their Mickey Mouse front end website.....
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Madison
04/06/2018
Fascinating that you make an ordering choice that you didn’t like but blame them for your decision and then call the company a bust. You don’t accept responsibility for your own actions much do you? I
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
02/02/2018
Alluring scent
I love the smell of this cologne and would definitely reccomend it! I have gotten many compliments on it and I’m looking into buying the full bottle because I love it so much!!
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
01/31/2018
Long Lasting
Has a very nice smell to it. I like Dark Rebel a little better. However, I am glad I tried this one.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
01/30/2018
Dbush
Smells like it should, nice oud scent a touch of sweetness. Only complaint, is it does fade somewhat quick.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
01/18/2018
Not Bad
This cologne is a little too "sweet" for my taste but is definitely a good smelling fragrance. I'm happy to have it in my collection but I probably won't wear it very often.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
01/03/2018
Not Strong Enough
This is a very nice woody/incense scent after a few minutes. I truly love the scent, but it disappears after an hour. I would wear this to the office, but would need to reapply after a few hours. Wish this scent was stronger as I do thoroughly enjoy its warmth and cut-wood aroma.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
01/02/2018
Underwhelming
I expected something a bit more unique and long lasting than this has proven to be. Nothing really mysterious or sexy about this "oud". Just run-of-the-mill scent that you might find at Walmart. Disappointing. If you want a true oud, stick with Tom Ford'sOud Wood.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
01/02/2018
nice but weak
I love the initial scent, but does not last more than a few minutes. A little disappointing
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
01/02/2018
Not the Worst, Far from the Best
I was disappointed with this cologne. I'm a huge fan of John Varvatos' other colognes, but this one smelled bad. I didn't like it at all. I ended up just using it to spray in my car.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
12/29/2017
It Was Just......Okay
It smells nice but it was nothing to get excited about. Smells kind of cheap but again, I'm not too mad about it.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
12/13/2017
I enjoyed the fragrance, but it was much more restrained of a scent than I was led to believe by the description. I had no assumptions that it would be an overpowering scent and had hoped it would not be; however as enjoyable as the scent is, it is still weaker than I hoped.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
12/07/2017
This is what I would call a fresher oud scent. Not very heavy. The tobacco and leather notes stand out for me. I like it. Longevity is average 5-6 hours and projection is 2-3 hours for me. It's a good introductory oud.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
12/02/2017
This smells oily, damp, and gross. Like I pulled out my sump-pump out of a weedy hole
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
12/02/2017
This smells oily, damp, and gross
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
11/30/2017
I am a huge fan of OUD perfumes. This one is nice. A bit sweeter than Tom Ford's...I was hoping for more...as always.:)
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
11/26/2017
it doesn't smell bad, but I immediately thought it smelled like something my grandpa would've worn. this thought was driven home when the only compliment I received was from a group of 70+ ladies that thought I smelled wonderful. (I'm 33). but thanks ladies.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
11/24/2017
I don't really mind the scent of this.. For me i spray on myself and I kind of just say it's ok nothing I really like or dislike. The true problem i have with this fragrance is that it DOES NOT last at all on my skin. I probably get id say at most 4 total hoirs of performance. I wouldn't biy or recommend a full bottle of this to Anyone.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
11/21/2017
I usually like varvatos cologne, but this was a miss. If anyone has ever been to a catholic church right about the point they light the incense during the mass it might as well be this cologne.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
11/14/2017
It was great and I love the scent.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
11/11/2017
Had to throw it out, smells like an old man, I put it on and had to take a shower to get rid of the scent.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
11/10/2017
This may be my new favorite. The Oud scent stands out and is perfectly complemented by the other scents in the mix.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
10/29/2017
This is a great fragrance if you like Oud based scents. Longevity and projection is excellent, and I receive constant compliments when I am wearing this. I own a collection of around 75 frags, and this one is in the forefront and reached for frequently now that we are getting into colder weather. I will definitely order this one again!!
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
10/24/2017
Definitely a distinctive woodsy smell with spice notes. Worked great with me, my date certainly loved it - but I agree with many others who have reviewed this, it does not last long, fades rather quickly. It was also a little on the strong side, but I didn't mind that as much. Overall a great choice, but not excellent.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
10/23/2017
Very Strong. but the smell does decrease quiet fast.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
10/17/2017
The Scent was definitely striking and distinctive, but in all of the wrong ways. I am a young professional and this is not something to wear on a date night. I tried to give it time, but it is just overpowering and reminds me of a grand dad’s dime store cologne.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
10/03/2017
A beautiful fragrance. Very wearable Oud but it could last a little longer.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
09/15/2017
Fabulous!
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
09/08/2017
I love it. Spicy and classic
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
09/05/2017
If you like Oud, then you'll love this. Very pleasant smelling oud cologne. I like Versace Oud more, but this one smells great and I would recommend it.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
08/27/2017
Smells like an old man. Didn't last long and wasn't a pleasant smell. Not for me, maybe will be for you
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
08/23/2017
This is a very nice scent reminiscent to Tom Ford's Oud Wood with the similar oud oil base. There is a woody essence and spices that comes through which makes me think of fall. The only complaint I have is that it did not have the same lasting power as TF's version.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
08/23/2017
Very soft and gentle good balance of the oud and floral notes. However it dies out quickly and doesn't last through the entire day.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
07/30/2017
It has a mature scent to it. Really strong initial scent but after 30 minutes it becomes more subtle and better.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
07/26/2017
this fragrance smells so good.. it is soft and masculine at the same time..
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
06/30/2017
Love this scent! Very masculine and clean. My husband loves it on me, too!
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
06/22/2017
My favorite scent to date. It's definitely a more mature scent, reminiscent of my uncle, but I love it.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
06/10/2017
The Oud fragrance is spot on and comparable to any other Oud in have tested. I would buy a bottle. It's deep, earthy and a clean and a refined masculine fragrance.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
06/02/2017
Very fresh and clean .each new one is getting better
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
06/02/2017
The woods, in an alternate reality, where ghosts are real and animals talk.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
05/20/2017
Amazing scent, for some reason I got a double order of these and I don't mind.. Lots of compliments and apparently it is strong, like a person walks into my office and says Wow you smell great from 10 feet away. Which is good...I guess? I'd buy a bottle of this.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
05/04/2017
Little goes along way, I personally sprey twice. The longevity is average, probably 5hours max. But, overall a good fragrance to try. I'm honestly a perfume and cologne fanatic. The balance of floral/clean and musk was spot on. Not as much as a feminine scent, that's for the guys who criticize floral scents. Planning to get the full size bottle soon.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
04/30/2017
I liked it, my wife didn't, goes on strong, don't need to spray alot on yourself, stay's all day long
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
04/26/2017
LOVE this cologne just wish it had better staying power. By the time I put it on and got to work you could not smell anything unless you were right on top of me. I like to make a dramatic statement with my cologne (which it does) just not a lasting impression.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
03/07/2017
Smelled like a cologne an older man would wear.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
03/06/2017
Smells great
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
03/05/2017
Extremely upset that I chose this as my first month's fragrance... John Varvatos' Oud received so many rave reviews from men, I thought I HAD to try it out. But "spicy" / "cinnamon" scents have NEVER been appealing to myself nor to many women that I have known or dated. It's not a "sexy" scent in any fashion of the word, and that's something I wish I had known before selecting this as my first cologne. Hopefully I don't make the same mistake again. 😒
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
03/02/2017
Love it, just as good as Polo Supreme Oud. will purchase large bottle.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
02/07/2017
LOTS. and I mean LOTS of compliments
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
02/04/2017
My husband loved the scent!! I thought it was sexy.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
01/30/2017
Great
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
01/25/2017
Just got this in. Smells really good. Has a very fresh clean scent. A little goes a long way. To me theres a gint of sweet leather. Not over powering. Love it.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
01/13/2017
Awesome scent. Especially for clergy.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
01/05/2017
It's just not my scent. Too cinnamon-y
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
01/03/2017
Great scent
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
01/03/2017
Smell like the man you are!
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
12/31/2016
So tired of weak, androgynous scents. There's no distinction between men and women these days. JV Oud definitely bucks that trend. Love this scent...from the moment it hits the skin you know this is different and you will stand out from the crowd...for all the right reasons. Perfect blend of wood, smoke and spice...not too overpowering like many oud scents.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
12/30/2016
i really love it smells so good..
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
12/05/2016
Big fan of JV fragrances, this one does not disappoint!
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
12/05/2016
Great lasting scent
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
12/05/2016
Great scent.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
12/02/2016
Love this one fresh clean yummy
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
12/01/2016
This is my favorite cologne EVER! Most unique blend of fragrance ever and it works perfectly with my body chemistry.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
12/01/2016
Love it
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
11/29/2016
Good
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
11/28/2016
I smell a lot of pine in it. Its not bad but its not the best. The sample size is all I need.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
11/07/2016
After wearing this one off and on for about a month i can say its not a very "sexy" scent. This is more the type of cologne you'd wear to church on a sunday night or to a funeral. Its not a really bad smell but it isn't intriguing or anything either. Its kinda just there.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
11/02/2016
To sweet for my taste
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
11/01/2016
This is a combo of old lady clove. Wish I could send it back.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
11/01/2016
Not great
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
11/01/2016
eh
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
10/29/2016
usually always a fan of the Varvatos line however I found this to be ok. the oud lacked a bit and had a sweeter undertone. i enjoyed the Versace oud much more as a quality oud scent
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
10/15/2016
The spice and citrus combination in this scent didn't work well for me. I find it overly sharp and sweet.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
10/11/2016
this is what this service is all about. I love the fragrances of John Varvatos and assumed I would enjoy this one too and I was not mistaken...goes on with a hint of flower and almost a citrus but when it mellows wow the warm notes are Exquisite....Highly recommend this to the man who wishes to be unforgetable!
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
10/04/2016
Smells amazing
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
10/03/2016
not a fan
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
10/03/2016
good
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
10/02/2016
It's not what I expected... a little to strong for me..
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
10/01/2016
Didnt like this one at all. Just nope.
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
10/01/2016
Nice
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Rated7on the scale of0to10
09/09/2016
Honest review, I think the scent is okay and If scentbird had a bottle I would buy. But, it's not an amazing, knock you on you butt scent. More of a presence than a smell.
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