In other words, I am looking into changing my scent. For several years i've been sticking with my regular scent I found quite amazing when I was younger.

I have now matured, and I am starting to look like a man. And now, I would also like to smell like a man as opposed to smelling like a teenager.

Is there any scents out there that smell like leather, tobacco, wood or other manly things like welding flames and diesel?

I am looking for a scent to put on, when I haven't shaved - thankfully it is easy to find manly scents in aftershave and shaving creme, but when it comes to perfume and deodorants, it is a great deal harder.

Thank you in advance,


Tags: Scent, changing, manly, perfume, scent, smell

Views: 7656

Reply to This

Replies to This Discussion

The one by Dolce and Gabbana. It smells like cedar and tobacco.

Thank you, Nick. I'll try and find that one and see if I like it. 

I have that myself. I recommend it. You won't be disappointed.

3rded. Excellent stuff. 

Why would i want a cologne that smells like my great-uncle's "workshop"?  It may be manly, but it sure wasn't a lady magnet.

I wouldn't have any idea why you might want to or not, but I have no urge to be a lovely-smelling ladies magnet.

I agree. While manly, no one will want to stand around a guy who reeks of diesel oil...

Pinaud Clubman is always a great choice, they don't exactly smell like tobacco or diesel, but they are manly. 

This^. Except, Pinaud makes a version of Clubman called "Special Reserve" - excellent aftershave/cologne, that is a leather/tobacco type.

You don't need to spend a lot of money for a good scent; the cologne industry is a racket. 

Thank you - I will try and find it at my local shops, so I can smell before buying. 

I skip cologne and instead have a personal hygiene arsenal that is loaded with manly scents. 

  • Grandpa's Pine Tar Soap
  • Pinaud Clubman Aftershave (I use this even when I don't shave)
  • Brylcreem
  • Taylor of Old Bond Street Sandalwod Shaving soap
  • Kiwi Shoe Polish

This way no matter what, I have a combination of manly scents on me or my clothes at all times. Over time they combine to become your signature scent.

This guy's the man. Where do you buy the pine tar soap in bulk? 


Latest Activity

Clinton R. Ausmus replied to Chad's discussion When, where, and how? in the group Bald Men
"Every Sunday in the shower with a Harry's Jimmy Chin Special.  Usually with Harry's Shave Cream or Creamo Cream, but sometimes with the brush and shave soap I'm using on my face."
33 minutes ago
Chad replied to Chad's discussion When, where, and how? in the group Bald Men
"I shave in the shower while drip drying. After my shower is over I lather my head and face with hair conditioner, right now I and using a tea tree conditioner from Paul Mitchell. I shave using a Gillette Tracball razor that normally will last me…"
36 minutes ago
Chad added a discussion to the group Bald Men

When, where, and how?

What is your head shaving ritual?
42 minutes ago
Native Son replied to Regular Joe's discussion Oregon Wouldn't Let Me Pump My Own Gas
" JB - The point is that with self-service gas stations, who pumps gas, washes windows, checks the oil & tires, etc, etc, etc is no longer a gas station employee.  It's the gas station customer.   An indirect societal cost of…"
2 hours ago
Native Son replied to Regular Joe's discussion Oregon Wouldn't Let Me Pump My Own Gas
"Recent book called "Shadow Labor" points out that self-service gas stations are part of the "bean-counters'" cost cutting menu.  What has happened here is that the fuel distributors have managed to shift the cost…"
2 hours ago
Dennise replied to Dustin Wilson's discussion Your Best Used Clothing Finds?
"My best find for my husband was a lovely Burberry overcoat for $5. "
3 hours ago
Carl Monster replied to Regular Joe's discussion "My Name Is David Chang, and I Hate Fancy Beer"
"Whatever. A snob on anything is no fun, tell me something I don't know. Go ahead, drink piss for all I care. I only buy cheap beer to stuff one into a chicken cavity for roasting."
5 hours ago
Carl Monster replied to's discussion The Pets of AoM
"From when we had two dogs, Gus, to the left, and Maizy, my wife's dog, to the right. Gus succumbed to cancer early '15, and I'm back to being the only male in the household. "
5 hours ago

© 2015   Created by Brett McKay.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service