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The WORST Cologne You've Owned / Smelled?

How about it? What's the worst cologne you've smelled or owned? No home brews :)

I'd have to say this lilac stuff I got while deployed. I got it from a British soldier I was acquainted with; I think it was called Vegetal (spelling?)
 

The Knize

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Serge Lutens Musc Kublai Khan is certainly not to my taste. I kind of get it, but I truly do not like it.

Seems to me there was a Sigilli frag that was very vegetal that I really disliked. I cannot find it on-line right now, though.
 
Tom Ford Tuscan leather. Smells to me like it has a base fecal note in it and it’s powerful and cloying. I don’t care for any of the Tom Ford line live smelled Vetiver included.
 
Tom Ford Tuscan leather. Smells to me like it has a base fecal note in it and it’s powerful and cloying. I don’t care for any of the Tom Ford line live smelled Vetiver included.
I've not smelled that yet, but I have Cremo's interpretation of it. Leather & Oud. It smells like an ashtray.
 
Tom Ford Tuscan leather. Smells to me like it has a base fecal note in it and it’s powerful and cloying. I don’t care for any of the Tom Ford line live smelled Vetiver included.
I have never smelled Tuscan leather. However, I have Oleo Soapworks New City which is modeled after Tuscan Leather. I quite like it.

My worst cologne was Geoffrey Beene Grey Flannel. It is described as an oriental woody fragrance for men, but I mainly pick up on the iris and geranium scents, even though most people do not detect them as the a primary notes. It is generally considered to be a scent for old men. Although I fit into that demographic, it is not for me.
 

Ad Astra

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I'll throw in: any poor clone of anything. Bad Drakkar Noir copies from the dollar store, for example.

Any affordable Oud is synthetic, but there are good ones and bad ...

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Bhugo

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I have not liked any clones I have smelled. This may be partly subconscious, but they always smell terrible when I sample them.
 
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