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 Flannel-Suited Sixties

The guys who were comfortable with both three-martini lunches and mustache wax favored this stereotypically manly concoction of sandalwood, tree moss, and clove-bud oil. It's not for everyone, but neither is a diet consisting almost entirely of red meat.
Aramis ($72),

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