I own both Mustang and Mustang Blue and have been shocked at the spectacular quality and balance of each one, in spite of the cheesy marketing and name. I have concluded that, since Mustang may be one of the best Fall/Winter scents and Mustang Blue may be among the best Spring/Summer scents available, one could conceivably be well served in staying with just the two of these year-round. Please feel welcome to discuss, dispute, or otherwise test this theory.
Having been a casual Basenotes viewer over the last 4 years, I noticed a preponderance of praise for the more expensive colognes and a general disdain for inexpensive cologne. This pattern evidences itself often in reviews when the reviewer mentions the price, or offers comment along the line of "not bad for the price, or "not bad for a cheapie". The Creed fragrances are tiresomely mentioned daily in every thread as the best. The overall impression given by this pattern is one of