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Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Chanel Pour Monsieur - A Gentleman's Cologne c1955

Chanel Pour Monsieur: created in 1955 by Henri Robert.






So what does it smell like? It is classified as a classical mossy chypre fragrance for men. Spirited green-citrusy scent with woody-oriental base.
  • Top notes: verbena, lemon, neroli and orange
  • Middle notes of cardamom, coriander, basil, and ginger
  • Base notes: oakmoss, vetiver, cypress and cedar



Bottle:

It is presented in a bottle designed by Jacques Helleu.


Chanel Pour Monsieur was renamed A Gentleman's Cologne in 1967.

Chanel Pour Monsieur Concentr√©: created in 1989 by Jacques Polge. An edt concentrate.
  • Top notes are petitgrain, lavender, lemon and mandarin orange
  • Middle notes are nutmeg and cardamom
  • Base notes are opoponax, vanilla, oakmoss and vetiver
"Spoil him for a change; a gentleman's cologne, Chanel."

Available as: (original 1969 prices):
  • 4 oz Cologne (splash) - $5.00
  • 8 oz  Cologne (splash) - $8.00
  • 3 oz Spray Cologne - $5.00
  • 4 oz After Shave Lotion - $3.50
  • 8 oz After Shave Lotion - $6.00


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