The Ghost of Men’s Brands of The Past

The Ghost of Men’s Brands of The Past

Over the decades, there have been countless household brands that have risen to fame and just as quickly, lost their relevance or no longer exist. It’s important to note that recognizable brands are not always indicative of guaranteed success, and the most promising products can be replaced in the blink of an eye.

We’ve done some digging, and we’re ready to reminisce on some of the most interesting men’s brands and their products that you’ve most likely forgotten despite their popularity back in their prime time.

Murray’s Superior Hair Dressing Pomade

Creating sleek, polished, and high-glossed hairstyles for men, Murray’s Pomade was originally developed to target the black consumer, however, it reached out to a much wider group of consumers. Murray’s Pomade had outlived a score of cosmetic companies that were popular for a while and died out quickly; it became one of the most widely recognized and used pomades worldwide. With the changing times, while pomade is still used today, there are more widely used alternatives from several brands that have replaced its use almost entirely, including hairsprays, gels, mousses, hair pastes and hair serums.

Brut – The Forgotten Drugstore Fragrance

Popular fragrance brands such as Calvin Klein, Gucci, Chanel, and Ralph Lauren are not unknown to anyone living in the 21st century as they showcase signature scents that are practically unforgettable, but do you remember Brut? A very nostalgic, familiar and retro scent that was prominent in the 70s through 90s. You could walk into any drug store and grab a bottle. It was the signature scent of men across the globe. While Brut still remains a cologne of choice for some, others prefer to use a more contemporary or refined brand of cologne which they are more familiar with.

Victorinox Swiss Army Knife

Who wouldn’t want a multi-tool pocketknife? Whether you are in the comfort of your home, doing work around the yard or hiking with your entire family, the Victorinox Swiss Army Knife would always come in handy. This brand became popular for creating such a high quality, durable product that all men seemed to love.

In modern society, technology allows for the creation of high-end tools and electronics that aid men in small tasks around the house and can facilitate even bigger projects that require building or reassembling items. More men have started to take on their own projects and as such have created a market for tools that can help men perform tasks more efficiently. A multifunctional tool such as the swiss army knife is indeed handy but has limitations that brands such as Milwaukee, DeWalt, Craftsman and Bosch create power tools to handle

Forgotten Smoking Brands

Magna Cigarettes were the best solution to buying good quality cigarettes at an even better price. The Magna brand was manufactured by R.J Reynolds. No smoker would ever refuse lighting up one of these cigarettes as it was a brand loved worldwide. Other competing brands in cigarettes, however, quickly gained the public’s attention and are still earning well in 2021. This includes brands such as Marlboro, Maverick, Newport, and Kool.

If there’s one thing we believe it’s that men deserve the very best from people who can give them just that. From personal care to handy tools, you deserve authentic products that are practical, reliable and that facilitate your particular needs!

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