A true pioneer of perfumes is someone who says, “Hey, you know what? I like to smell like the animated masculinity of a 1987 video game superhero. Sometimes, with a hint of bacon.” Above everything, it’s the sign of a real innovator — proud, bold and fearless.
The nice folk at Mashables have compiled some of the oddest and most nostril-tingling scents on the market — available for both men and women. Flip through the gallery to find your favorite one.
Feeling nostalgic? This Play-Doh-scented cologne, Eau de Play-Doh, will bring you right back to your childhood days. The ultimate mood-lifter for a case of the Mondays -- or any day, really.
And you thought your dog loved you the way you smell now.
This bacon-scented perfume traces its roots back to 1920s Paris, where a butcher named John Fargginay blended oils with bacon and created a delicious-smelling potion.
Nothing quite like the smell of a new book. Or old book. In general, books smell pretty good. Pour a little of this on yourself so you do, too.
The Dark Knight Rises
... to alarming levels of sultry scents.
Wearing this Batman cologne -- which includes mixes of black pepper, geranium and vanilla bean -- will knock the phrase "Where's Bane!?" into irrelevancy; when you smell this good, Gotham's villains come to you.
It's a circus out there -- seriously.
Dzing, the "circus" perfume, has all the right ingredients to make you smell like you just walked out of the lion tamer's ring: saddle leather, sawdust and the sweet smell of cotton candy. Clowns not included.
A four-piece set. Choose which hero you want to smell like, or try a combination of all four. Note: Avoid stressful situations while wearing the "Hulk" scent.
Le Dirt: For Him
Didn't have time to roll around in the mud before the big date? No problem -- a few splashes of this on the neck should do the trick just fine.
According to FragrantX, you can expect "crisp green notes and a mossy woody base" smell.