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1980s Fragrance

How Well Do You Know Your 80s Perfume?

The 1980s were all about sex, money and power, and the decade's fragrances reflect that. Ads that pushed the envelope, like the 1985 ads for Calvin Klein's Obsession, reinforced that whether you were wearing Stetson or Calyx spoke volumes about you. Take this quiz to see how well your sense of smell survived the 80s.


How Well Do You Know Your 80s Perfume?

Which of the following is not the name of an 80s men's scent?

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smek smek 8 years
Now that was terribly embarrassingly bad!!!
lizlee89 lizlee89 8 years
haha jacrabbit84 - I got the same one right - Nancy Reagan (and Ronnie, of course) is one of my heroes (I also got the wedding ring - educated guess)...
Briandiesel Briandiesel 8 years
3/7 - I wasn't old enough to know any of that! lol I just remember the cologne I wore in Elementary school was Canoe :D
WhitneyGH WhitneyGH 8 years
4/7 ... d@mn you, Nancy Reagan and Drakkar! haha
justanerd1975 justanerd1975 8 years
I just read my comment , I was totaly 9. Whatta dork.And who luckily reads their comment first, having forgetten thta they even left one...sigh.
Baby-Girl Baby-Girl 8 years
I did really bad on this one.
NatashaAlexis NatashaAlexis 8 years
2/7 not bad for being a baby in the 80's!
Cwinche Cwinche 8 years
I was bad, bad, bad too!
justanerd1975 justanerd1975 8 years
i can't belive there was no mention of Exclamation! perfume in this quiz...y'all remember that scent? Gawd, every high school girl for MILES smelled like that cologne spray....waaaaait, maybe that was early 90' I distinctly remember us all wearing Love's Baby Soft cologne spray in the later 80's..... idk, I was 11 in 1985 :)
californiagirlx7 californiagirlx7 8 years
5/7 - I guessed on most of them! My dad still wears Obsession for Men from time to time.
sugar_me_sweet sugar_me_sweet 8 years
2/7 i did horrible and i don't remember the 80s too much because i was too young.
brokenseas brokenseas 8 years
I don't mean to be rude, but if you're going to be a professional writer, at least do some basic fact-checking and get your decades straight! The Obsession ad with Kate Moss happened in the 90's, not 1985. Kate wasn't even discovered until 1988 and she didn't sign with Calvin Klein until 1993.
doogirl doogirl 8 years
I sucked at this! Only 1 out of 7! I'm not much of a perfume wearer though, I have it and I love it, but I never wear it.
UrbanBohemian UrbanBohemian 8 years
Kate Moss couldn't have been in the 1985 ad for Calvin Klein...she would have been like 11! Oh wait, at 11, maybe she could be :-P
bluesuze bluesuze 8 years
OOh, I remember Calyx! but I sucked at this quiz
bluesarahlou bluesarahlou 8 years
I remember getting all giggly when the boys wore Drakkar...:rotfl:
emalove emalove 8 years
I did much better than I thought I would -- 5/7! Pretty much all were total guesses.
AmberHoney AmberHoney 8 years
I still have some Giorgio and I did horrible - 2 right. I was at the disco too much I guess.
michaeluvnikita michaeluvnikita 8 years
Does this perfume smell good?
skigurl skigurl 8 years
i got the wedding ring one right too, only one! and i don't even know how i got that!
thelorax thelorax 8 years
1/7!! Yesss! I know my Reagans :-)
writerjenna writerjenna 8 years
Oh dear, I was terrible at this.
brittanyk brittanyk 8 years
Wow, I did terrible. The only one I got right was the question about the wedding ring!
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