Simon Baker’s charming new ad campaign for Givenchy

Simon Baker’s new campaign for Givenchy. Here’s a first look at the ad campaign that Simon Baker just shot for Givenchy in Paris.

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Simon Baker may have concluded his run as Patrick Jane on long-running TV series The Mentalist, but his role as Givenchy’s Gentleman is still going strong. Since the launch of the masculine woody scent Gentlemen Only in 2013, Baker has been the face of one of the most successful prestige men’s scents of the last decade. Following the success of Gentlemen Only Intense (which is a beautiful men’s fragrance), the French fashion and fragrance House is introducing Gentlemen Only Casual Chic next month. The news that his contract had been extended was told to company executives and sales teams at a global conference last fall. He had taped a voice message that the hundred or so staff were listening to when he walked on stage in person to make the announcement. It’s been a perfect pairing. Baker’s relaxed elegance has struck a chord with Givenchy customers around the world.

simon baker in paris

The new campaign was shot on the Ile-Saint-Louis, in the heart of Paris. Simon is riding a bicycle along the tree-lined street when he notices the silhouette of a beautiful young woman. Suddenly blocked by maintenance work, she must step onto the road. He stops alongside her, gives her a charming smile, and offers her a ride on his bike. Amused, she accepts his offer. He pedals a few metres further and then drops her off. They make eye contact and carry on their separate ways. It’s another example of gentlemanly behaviour – the backbone of the campaigns.

gentlemen only casual chic

The fragrance is a fresh woody-spicy scent for men boasting notes of cardamon, ginger, juniper, birch leaf, cedarwood, sandalwood and ambroxan. It’s best described as fresh and relaxed. The perfect weekend scent.

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    cynthia knisely
    October 11, 2015 at 5:18 pm

    I think Simon Baker is perfect for the Givenchy campaign. He is very much the gentleman Love the parfums

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    prudence bob
    October 11, 2015 at 2:13 pm

    Very nice hey

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    Domniki Sarri
    October 11, 2015 at 1:01 pm

    so gorgeous man!

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    Carole SERRES
    October 11, 2015 at 12:31 am

    Simon Baker is the Charming Man and it has been registered in my town 🙂

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    Amanda Wright
    October 11, 2015 at 12:13 am

    Simon Baker makes such a classy statement.

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    Melissa Macintosh
    October 10, 2015 at 9:17 pm

    melissamcntsh56 Dave Simon is something else I wish I could be the mentalist

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    Mary poole
    October 10, 2015 at 6:54 pm

    I have tried and loved several of your fragrances both men and women’s love them. I can hardly wait to try your new fragrance on my man. Wonderful add, so romantic in this hustle and bustle world.

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    Dawn Adams
    October 10, 2015 at 6:12 pm

    Very nice !!!!!@mikeysgirldawn

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    Lucinda Singh
    October 10, 2015 at 5:03 pm

    Simon Baker is charming indeed! He makes a great fit for the campaign <3

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    Ginger Henderson
    October 10, 2015 at 3:57 pm

    Always interesting reads. :))

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    October 10, 2015 at 7:54 am

    The perfect gentleman can leave a girl with a desire for more. The perfect scent can leave an everlasting memory.

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    Kiranya CG
    October 10, 2015 at 3:05 am

    Patrick Jane looks handsome and I personally love the concept – Girls won’t refuse a offer from a handsome beautiful smelling man with charming smile offering a ride…Simon Baker love it… I would love to try the Givency perfume dave.. Hope I get one..

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    October 9, 2015 at 8:32 pm

    I love the actors and the look they give each other in a loving type scenery great!

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    Barbara Laycock
    October 9, 2015 at 8:21 pm

    Love Simon Baker, another reason to use Givenchy…

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    Wanda Tracey
    October 9, 2015 at 7:56 pm

    I like Simon Baker and the Givenchy sounds heavenly!

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    Helene Decoste
    October 9, 2015 at 6:40 pm

    I’m a fan of Simon Baker.

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    christine morris
    October 9, 2015 at 6:19 pm

    I love watching the Guardian with Simon Baker, i would love to try the Givenchy perfume as i have not as yet. Thanks for the chance 🙂

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    Stephanie Upton
    October 9, 2015 at 6:17 pm

    I love him…I love the show, watch reruns all the time. :))

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    Caitlyn S.
    October 9, 2015 at 5:54 pm

    I like Simon baker a lot, he was in devil wears prada too….I don’t think I’ve had a perfume from givenchy ….although there’s a lot of high end brands that I haven’t had yet! Hope to have one day!

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    Sandy Weinstein
    October 9, 2015 at 5:25 pm

    i have been a fan of simon baker since he had that law show yrs ago. he is so cute.

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    October 9, 2015 at 3:09 pm

    Was hoked to mentalist since day one!

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    Rozeena Karim
    October 9, 2015 at 2:58 pm

    Love Simon Baker/Mentalists,Have to go smell the men Frangnace, love the top pic! @RozeenaKarim

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    September Dee
    October 9, 2015 at 2:29 pm

    He sure is a cutie patootie! Of course we all dream of being offered some help by a handsome man in Paris.

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    Branka Stefanovic
    October 9, 2015 at 1:26 pm

    He’s so adorable…

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    October 9, 2015 at 12:39 pm

    Amazing set

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