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Polo sport for men is a fresh smelling aroma that I have worn for summer time and liked. I always like to smell fresh and clean and then apply some after shave or eau de toilette to polish off my look.
I think that the bottle you get polo sport in is good. The deep blue clear glass looks great filled with the fragrance and the logo on the top side completes the look for me.
The lid being silver makes the blue stand out even more and I think its s good choice that works out well. I can use this easily and it goes on my skin evenly when I spray it on.
This is an aroma best put on after a shower to let it sink in to your skin and stay there. I like the clean blueness of the seaweed and algae and think its a great aroma to wear after a workout and shower as it leaves me feeling invigorated.
There is lots of citrus in this with bergamot, lemon and mandarin which I like a lot. I get these coming at me as soon as I spray on some polo sport. There is also mint in this and that is added to a spicy ginger smell and combined with quite a few flowers.
Yes there are lots of flowers in this, so not very manly but they work in polo and I don't get any one flower aroma coming through to make me smell feminine which is good.
The strength of polo is from amber, sandalwood and musk with a few bits and pieces thrown in. I get the feeling that polo is fresh but green and it does work on my skin to last a long time. I only need to use it once and it lasts well for me.
Last time I bought polo it was £19 for my bottle in a cheap fragrance store. I think that was very good as you can pay much more. You can get this as an eau de toilette or an after shave splash.
I say go the for eau de toilette as the other one fades too quick and is a waste of money. Its only a few pounds more to buy and is worth it. I would recommend polo for man of any age who likes an active aroma for day time use.
This was one of my favourite fragrances about ten years ago, and it wasn't until recently when I tried it again that I even remembered it existed, you see Polo Sport is no longer carried on the shelves like it used to be, but after an encounter with a 'freshen up' man in a local club and a couple of clicks later i'd got myself a piece of nostalgia. I paid £45 for 125ml, which although is not cheap it is certainly not out there in terms of designer fragrances.
You get a lot for your money from the 90sesq box and bottle, one spray of the parfum releases a distinct aroma. There is a definite uniqueness about the scent and it isn't until recently that i realise it was a undertone of mint. This is what gives it the immediate sporty feel, and almost immediately refreshing. After a while the scent softens and is more floral however Polo Sport lasts forever, nbot literally but i am able to smell it myself sometimes days after using it. Great value.
I cannot believe I stopped buying this as it is a true distinct and iconic scent of a similar par to CK1. I also have had more comments particulary from ladies asking what it is. Can't be bad.
Well the problem is i can believe i stopped buying it and presumably a lot of other guys did too hence the larger chains and Ralph Lauren removed it from all thier POS's. Its a shame as readers may find it hard to go and test for themselves. however if you like me were a former lover of Polo Sport. Its still as good as ever.
Ralph Lauren is a name many people will associate with American fashion and back when the company was at the top of its popularity (1993 although still massively popular now) they released Polo Sport to the market to give men a confident and exciting new fragrance for their collection but did this hit the right notes?
Polo Sport is a very masculine scent that is best suited to casual daytime use and with its refreshing, spicy, lavender and amber fragrance it manages to be one that stands out from the crowd despite the outer packaging failing to exactly wow you on first sight.
The fragrance itself contains ingredients including seaweed, algae, mint, nutmeg, oak moss and sandalwood to create the unique scent that is Polo Sport.
I picked this up the first time I went overseas and was actually in America when I first discovered it and thought it was excellent as it really suited that confident and modern man feel out there but when I got back to the UK I found myself using the fragrance less and less and am sad to say it has now sat around for quite a while untouched. I think one of my main problems with this is that it is a very unique smell and very strong & distinctive but maybe just not the best one out there in a competitive market.
Ralph Lauren, he's American but he seems to pay homage to merry old England as much as he can. Polo is of course the reserve of the English upper classes, and his line of clothing, fragrances and accessories brings a little English flair to those doughnut-chomping illiterate yanks with their stained white vests and preoccupation with guns. So the question is, does this fragrance smell like a polo-players crotch after a hard chukka, or does it smell like the kind of fragrance that would have Miss Snooty Ponsonby-Smythe-Carruthers dropping her La Perla undies for you.
The bottle is very simple, just dark blue glass with a silver metallic top. Nothing much to say about this as this is not aimed at the kind of person who give a rats backside about what the packaging looks like; oh no, this is designed for the kind of manly polo player that, although suave and sophisticated in public, probably goes into the stables late at night and wrestles with his horse.
The smell? I would describe the fragrance as earthy, woody and spicy, the kind of smell you would probably only wear at night. I also think this smells intensely manly, so manly in fact that it's almost a parody of 'manly' smell, as if there only aim was to encapsulate 'man' in a bottle. This was well illustrated recently when I was travelling in a car with my girlfriend and her sister when from nowhere her sister declared loudly, "well someone smells MANLY today." This fragrance is the antithesis of such frangrances as CK1 that are designed to be unisex, or Paco Rabanne Ultraviolet that smells extremely sweet.
Does it stray into old man territory? On a scale where CK1 is at one side and Old Spice or Brut is at the other, this fragrance is definitely on the Old Spice side. But at the same time I am in my twenties and quite happy to wear it. If I were buying this as a gift I probably would not risk buying it for anyone under forty, but your dad will be fainting with glee if he is presented with a bottle of this at Christmas.
I don't know how much this cost me as I have had it for donkey's years and it was a gift, but I understand it can be purchased for a mere £22 from such sites as frangrancex.com. I would suggest purchasing the 75ml bottle because it is such a strong smell you need to use very little, and it will last forever.
This fragrance is pretty strong smelling so guys....do not put on too much or your will knock out your lady (or guy) friend.
I really liked polo sport when I recieved it as a gift a few christmas's ago. When out and about, I recieved a few comments on it (possibly because I was wearing too much), but hopefully becasue people like the scent. Despite this I have never bought it since. This is possibly because there are alot more subtle, modern fragrances out there.
It is resonably priced with a very smart blue bottle with mettalic lid.
This aftershave would probably suit an older man. A gift for a dad or an uncle. I feel that it has been around for long enough to lose its modern, fashionable tag and as mentioned above this is probably the only reason why I have not went out and bought it again.