Scent is more detailed to the female nose I've noticed.
My mum can smell things that are cooking and pick out what's in it and i'm just happy to smell the savory goodness. That's not to say that us gents don't take notice of lovely things that smell good, like fresh cut grass, a loverly lady, barbecues, spring time, permanent markers..kinda kidding. So this leads me to the genealogy of cologne wearing in my life.
5-10: My Grandpa would put the same grey suit on every Sabbath, take the Aramis out and dabble some out and after applying it on him would put what ever was left from his fingers on my neck and a little behind my ears.
10-13: My Mom buys me an Old Spice pack 1)Deodorant 2) Lotion 3) Cologne, reminded me a lot of my grandfathers smell.
13-21: My Papa lets me have the rest of his Calvin Klein and on my 13 birthday gives me a kinda of a gag/serious gift of Tommy Hilfiger cologne being that I share the name with the designer.
21-24: My Brother is wearing something pleasing to my nose and find out its Giorgio Armanis' Acqua Di Gio and fall hard for it! I think vanja got it for me for my birthday or something.
24-26: My brother finds out that I'm out of cologne during my trip home and says he'll buy me some more, its important to have and smell good. So as we are picking out the Armani we are told theres a new scent by him called Black Code "it has vanilla hint to it". After a couple of whiffs Ben gets some for me as well as for himself.
26-Current: I went into Sephora on Vanja's recommendation not knowing they had man scents for sale! hehehe.. I was going to go back to the Di Gio but then am told that if I liked the water fragrances that Yves Saint Laurent has a cologne that's been around for awhile but is still wonderful and hip. After a spray on the card, a sniff of coffee beans, i take it in. YUMMERS! I'm sold, its terrifico! Smell me tomorrow I'll be wearing it!
Looking back its kinda cool to see that all cologne wearing has been a gift to me. :D I feel another small coming of age now buying my first cologne. Thanks everyone for making me smell good since I was five. I now begin on my own! woot woot!!