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Fuel for Men Donna Karan for men

Fuel for Men Donna Karan for men
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Total people voted: 39
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male 25- 25+

I have it: 33 I had it: 7 I want it: 71 My signature: 2

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fresh spicy

Fuel for Men was launched in 2008 as a part of the Donna Karan’s Essence Collection, a range of classic and new scents which can be worn alone or layered as you wish. It is an interpretation of the original DK for Men from 1994 in new packaging and a new name. The fragrance blends spices, exotic woods and sensual musk.

Top notes: citrus, pineapple and juniper.

Heart: mayflower, amber, lavender and almond.

Base: sandalwood, patchouli and musk

Available as 100 ml EDP.

Perfume Pyramid

Top Notes
Pineapple Citruses Juniper

Middle Notes
Lavender Amber Almond Floral Notes

Base Notes
Sandalwood Patchouli Musk

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Fuel for Men Fragrance Reviews


Donna Karan's Fuel for men is a fascinating fragrance. You may have seen some reviewers comparing it to Egoiste, and maybe you thought "What?!" ...well, trust me, it isn't the same, but there is certainly a similarity there, though you have to wait for it. And that's a good thing.

Fuel for men opens boldly, with leather. It's only after an hour or two that it settles into an Egoiste vibe, but warmer and a bit darker. It's quite marvelous.

I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it.

I'll echo the comment below this and say that I have no idea why there are so few reviews for this. Then again, it looks like the only place it's available in the U.S. is at Neiman Marcus. I wonder why it isn't more available. It's definitely worth seeking out.

Actually... forget everything I just said. This stuff is awful. Don't buy it (he says, hoping to keep this fantastic hidden gem as his own little secret).


It reminded me of a slightly sweeter Chanel Egoiste. However, after 10 minutes I was convinced this was in a whole level on its own. Love this bottle, not sure why there aren't more reviews!

Deff. a buy!


Heres the sad truth

This is a shell of its former self. Im sorry but I owned both at the same time and did side by side testing day after day and while the opening on this is almost the same just a bit lighter and sharper,the dry down is almost imediate and smells exactly like pungent body oder. Pay a little extra and get the real mccoy, and a much cooler bottle to boot. One day when they dont any longer exist this will be the only alternitive left for those of us who want to reminesse about what was a legend of a fragerence.


I'm so glad this was re-issued as I was a fan of the bold DK fragrances from this period in the nineties (I still own a bottle of the outstanding Chaos).

It's a rich, slightly balsamic mix of sweet, smokey tobacco, suede and a little fruity marzipan. There is also a strong hint of something like shoe polish in the mix which is more noticable after half and hour or so and might put some people off.

It's GREAT in the first hour... but I'm less keen on the rough, metallic, mustiness (not muskiness) that emerges during the dry down as it bares a very heavy resemblance to L'Air de Rien to my nose (a scent I have a love/hate relationship with).

Anyway, overall, Fuel for Men is a terrific fragrance - and absolutely stunning in the first 20 minutes. Shame there was no way to make that bit last longer.


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Fuel for Men by Donna Karan 4.60 out of 5 based on 39 ratings and 4 user reviews

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