The 6 Old-School Scents Every Man Should Own (And No, Green Irish Tweed Is Not One of Them)

Tuesday, June 01, 2010
New fragrances are always worth sniffing out, but it's also a good idea to have a few vintage bottles on hand. Each cologne on this list evokes a particular decade and is worth hunting down to add to your rotation. The scents may remind you of your dad's nubuck wing tips, but they work just as well with a shrunken suit.

The Conservative Forties

Old Spice
Somewhere along the way it became the butt of jokes, but Old Spice—the gentle blend of vanilla, orange, and musk that your grandfather slapped on after his morning shave—is, in fact, a fragrance every man should stock in his bathroom.
Old Spice Cologne ($7.50), oldspice.com

[Read More: The Ultimate Guide to Buying Cologne]

Photograph courtesy of Old Spice
Subscribe to Details
Subscribe to Details
Details Newsletters
  • Get the latest in men's style, grooming, diet, fitness and pop-culture trends every Wednesday. See Sample
  • Get the most popular articles, blog posts, and slideshows of the past week every Saturday. See Sample
I understand and agree that registration on or use of this site constitutes agreement to its User Agreement, and Privacy Policy.
AROUND THE WEB
Powered By ZergNet
Subscribe to Details