Tuesday, December 31, 2013
NBA Knicks EDT by Air Val International
Lavender, Cedar, Tonka Bean.
Musk, Moss, Vetiver.
I picked up a NIB 100ml. a few weeks ago at TJMAXX for approximately $5. Those who read my opinions must know by now that I'm going into this wearing assuming it will suck the big Wazoo. It's huge and blue, costs peanuts and it's been on their shelf for quite a spell. Hell, even the folks who gravitate towards the generic and innocuous have seemingly shunned this to sit and accumulate dust. Thinking about that as I purchased it didn't bode too well, but the worst case scenario is that I'm out $5 for a minute.
NBA opens as a very conventional contemporary scent. It's completely unoffensive and while exhibiting that chemical character associated with this genre, it's actually not bad. You can say it's along the lines of many Nautica releases and there's many that like those. I own a few myself and use them on occasion when I need to keep a low profile.
Bottom line is that NBA Knicks EDT is bargain bin, but probably a perfect starter fragrance for a young male looking to see what fragrance is all about. It will offend no one and wow no one as well. Since I have a full bottle now, I'll find occasion to use this in spring and summer where it seems best suited.
Sillage is moderate with longevity approximately 3 to 4 hours on me with heavy sprays. A Positive-Neutral rating from Aromi for NBA Knicks Eau de Toilette with a strong recommendation to sample first.