Tag Archives: Style

Travel Scents

SAMSUNG CSC

When I’m traveling, I try to look my best. I know comfort is what most people go for but to me, I feel presentation is everything and it may just lead to an upgrade or the benefit of the doubt. Similarly, I make sure I’m freshly showered and wearing a versatile scent.

When in close quarters, we can all become irritable. It’s crowded, hot and we just want to get to our destination. The last thing we want to deal with is someone sitting next to us smelling like (insert simile here). That said, when I’m traveling, I experience anxiety on what scents to bring. I don’t have access to my full range and I’m beholden to the few I do.

Above are a few fragrances that I’ve gravitated to time and time again for three reasons. 1) They have great longevity. When traveling, travel time can be unpredictable, especially with airline delays. If you’re on vacation or a conference, you’re typically on the go all day. Keeping that freshness is key and a good scent that lasts is important. 2) None of them are overly spicy. I have nothing against spicy scents; however, when in business or traveling, proceed with caution. In close quarters for long periods of time, it’s not something I want to smell and it can be off-putting. Play it safe. Speak for yourself…don’t let your scent do it for you. It might send the wrong message. 3) Last and certainly not least, TSA compliant. If you don’t want to check your bag, all of these fit carry-on rules.

If you don’t own any fragrances that are TSA compliant, pick up an atomizer that allows you to transfer your scent of choice to something that is. Travalo has one that’s easy to use and won’t break the bank.

Advertisements

How to Make Your Cologne Last Longer

FM_MH 8_17 Hit

I had the pleasure of contributing to a menshealth.com article about cologne and its longevity. It’s a quick read and I hope you find it useful. Check it out here.

Thanks!

 

Finishing Detail…Daines Hathaway Rusty Blaze 10oz Hunter Flask

I love fashion. I can remember flipping through issues of GQ and Esquire marveling at how cool the outfits looked. When I got to high school and began working, I did so because I aspired to dress the way they did in the magazines. I couldn’t afford anything featured in those pages but that’s where creativity crept in and judging from the nicknames friends gave me, namely Mr. GQ, I’d say I did all right. Continue reading