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.
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.
The Dark Knight Rises
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.
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.
Whiskey 'n' Tobacco
Le Dirt: For Him
According to FragrantX, you can expect "crisp green notes and a mossy woody base" smell.
Do the Dew