Valentino Uomo Intense Cologne by Valentino, Valentino Uomo Intense by Valentino is a suave combination of leathery and vanilla accords. Introduced in 2016, this fragrance is meant to be a more masculine, more intense version of the original Uomo cologne. Valentino is the eponymous fashion house of designer Valentino Garavani. After studying fashion with local designers in his native Italy, Valentino moved to Paris to further his studies. He debuted his line in 1959 in Rome, soon becoming famous for the vibrant red dresses he often showcased, a shade that would be popularly known as “Valentino red.” The designer has dressed a multitude of celebrities, including Jacqueline Kennedy, Audrey Hepburn and Elizabeth Taylor. His first fragrance was released in 1978.