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Amouage Gold Man Demonstrates both the value of skank and the inability of powder to cover it.
Badgley Mischka by Badgley Mischka, 2006 Not so much skanky as skeezy. Smells like overripe fruit. Suggests a high degree of situational morality.
Dior Diorella Tart citrus and sweaty, ripe skin. Could be tennis. Could just as easily be fucking.
Dior Miss Dior The current version (“originale”) ain’t what she used to be but the senitment is there.
Les Nereides Fleur Poudree de Musc What Americans think the French smell like. Suggests foreskin. OK, maybe I infer foreskin.
Hermes Eau d’Hermes A light version of one of the better fake animalics. Lived in without trying too hard.
Jean Dezpres Bal A Versailles Animalic via the smell of hard rubber.
Justin Bieber Girlfriend I shit you not. There’s a bit of Secretion Magnifique underneath all the kool-aid.
Kiehl’s Musk No 1 Nuzzling up to sweet scalp and hair.
L’Artisan Mon Numero 8 Gee, your crotch smell terrific.
Miller Harris l’Air de Rien More stale than animalic. Musk served as left-overs.
Paco Rabanne Tenere ‘Pleasant skanky’ as in the coded phrase ‘pleaseantly confused’ we nurses use to describe unpredictable, disoriented people. Orange blossom and musk with honey.
PG l’Ombre Fauve Skank via hippy allusion.
Parfums d’Empire Musc Tonkin All the best of skin on volume 10.
Serge Lutens a la Nuit Jasmine with a crazy look in its eyes.
Serge Lutens Fleurs d’Orangers The sweaty overlap of the NC-17 rated white flowers.
Serge Lutens Muscs Koublai Khan Unwashed but not dirty.
YSL Kouros A whore’s bath for men.